Thanksgiving in a Pandemic

Annabelle Glassman Staff Writer In typical 2020 fashion, this Thanksgiving was anything but normal. For many families in the Freeman community and throughout the United States, this Thanksgiving brought significant changes to long-held traditions. Crowded dining room tables turned into Zoom calls, the Rockettes wore masks when performing at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and … Continue reading Thanksgiving in a Pandemic

‘Tis the Season of Treats: Freeman Family Holiday Recipes

Brooke Ward Staff Writer As the air becomes crisp and the snow begins to fall, the holidays are rapidly approaching. A time of hectic Black Friday shopping, celebratory gatherings, and family fun brings tons of savory treats from diverse backgrounds. With the season of giving in mind, students Adair Reid and Mekdelawit Fantahun have shared … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season of Treats: Freeman Family Holiday Recipes

Freeman Students Teach Ballroom Dancing

Ella Hurlbert Staff Writer Freeman students Sheridan Brown and Isabel Kump elected to continue their work at Junior Assembly Cotillion during the coronavirus pandemic, aiding in the organization’s mission to teach tweens and teens how to ballroom dance. For 76 years, the staff at Junior Assembly Cotillion (JAC) have taught hundreds of students, maintaining their … Continue reading Freeman Students Teach Ballroom Dancing

“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