Henrico Teachers and Students March to the Capitol in Support of #RedforEd

Monday Jan 28 was a teacher work day for Henrico County, and in lieu of the teacher protests that have sparked in California and West Virginia, teachers, staff, and students marched to Richmond's Capitol Hill to raise awareness for more funding in public schools. An article about the march will come out in our February … Continue reading Henrico Teachers and Students March to the Capitol in Support of #RedforEd

Stick to the Scale: A Wrestler’s Dilemma with Weight Management

Above pictured: The Freeman wrestling team for the 2018-19 season. Megan McDonald Staff Writer “Wrestling is not for everyone,” said freshman Freeman wrestler Bradley Perkins. Wrestlers face a unique challenge that few non-wrestlers understand. To keep opponents evenly matched the sport organizes players into weight classes. Each team can only wrestle one person in each … Continue reading Stick to the Scale: A Wrestler’s Dilemma with Weight Management

The Rebels are Quizbowl Regional Winners Once More

Balazs Kaszala Staff Writer  Freeman’s quiz bowl team is on track for another big year. After placing third in last year’s Class 5 Scholastic Bowl state championship, the Rebels are headed to the regional tournament again this year.  Quiz Bowl captain and senior Will Chambers said that a lot of the traditional rivals have good … Continue reading The Rebels are Quizbowl Regional Winners Once More

Freeman Students Audition for the 2019 District Band

Ashwin Suresh Staff Writer    Sweaty palms, heavy breathing, and a racing heartbeat were what each student felt as they stepped up to showcase their talents in front of multiple blind judges.       543 students from all across central Virginia gathered at Atlee High School on Jan 5 to audition for the 2019 District … Continue reading Freeman Students Audition for the 2019 District Band

Freeman v. Godwin Boys Varsity Basketball Game on Jan 11 – Recap

Steve Ulrichs Staff Writer    As you walk into the infamous stadium at Mills E. Godwin, boisterous chants overwhelm your eardrums. There is an estimated 1,000 people in the overflowing stands, (according to maxpreps.com) under the Friday night lights of basketball. Freeman came to the game with a record of 11-4, while Godwin’s record is … Continue reading Freeman v. Godwin Boys Varsity Basketball Game on Jan 11 – Recap

Summer Opportunity to Make Five Hundred Dollars

Sabereh Saleh Staff Writer  Everyone needs a break and some extra cash.   A summer program called the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) “can help reboot a student’s brain,” according to Freeman librarian Laurie Kaplan. “It’s not your typical summer camp,” said Taylor Armstrong, a YCC crew supervisor.   No electronic devices are allowed at the three-week residential … Continue reading Summer Opportunity to Make Five Hundred Dollars