A Nationwide Look at The Return to School

Alexa Mosley Online Editor-in-Chief While Henrico County Public Schools has elected for a fully virtual start to the 2020-2021 school year, other school districts across the nation have taken different approaches to getting students back in classrooms, each with varying levels of success. In Florida, Texas, Iowa, and Arkansas, the state governments have issued orders … Continue reading A Nationwide Look at The Return to School

First Week of Online Learning 2020-2021

Ella Mortimer Online Editor-in-Chief Tuesday, September 8 marked the beginning of a unique, completely virtual first quarter at Freeman High School. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Henrico County Public Schools made the decision to conduct online learning for the first nine weeks in elementary, middle, and high schools all across Henrico. Learning from their bedrooms … Continue reading First Week of Online Learning 2020-2021

“Virtual Spirit Week” Proves Freeman Pride isn’t Limited to the School Building

Salaar Khan Online Editor-in-Chief Last week, Freeman’s Class of 2020 proved that school spirit isn’t limited to the school building. In recent weeks, the COVID-19 health crisis has caused schools across Virginia to be closed, but on Monday, March 30, the senior class’s leadership announced a push to encourage a virtual spirit week throughout the … Continue reading “Virtual Spirit Week” Proves Freeman Pride isn’t Limited to the School Building

What I’m Doing During the Pandemic

Gretchen Neary Online Editor-in-Chief The CDC has offered guidelines for staying safe during the COVID-19 pandemic as well as preventing the spread of the disease. One of these guidelines is social distancing. Social distancing is making a conscious effort to remain six feet away from people outside of your home, as well as choosing not … Continue reading What I’m Doing During the Pandemic

Bethany Hamilton’s “Unstoppable Review”

Anastasia Branch Staff Writer Hawaiian professional surfer, Bethany Hamilton, has just released her documentary “Unstoppable” on Netflix and it is a blast from the past. The documentary’s plot is shaped around the most life changing part of Bethany Hamilton’s surfing career: when she was attacked by a shark as a teenager and lost her left … Continue reading Bethany Hamilton’s “Unstoppable Review”

Frequently Asked Questions: The Effects of COVID-19 on Freeman

Salaar Khan and Gretchen Neary Online Editors-in-Chief Much about the future of the school year and school events remain unclear. However, we interviewed principal John Marshall to gain insight on the impact of school closures specifically on the Freeman community.  One of the biggest concerns expressed by students has been the cancellation of major spring … Continue reading Frequently Asked Questions: The Effects of COVID-19 on Freeman