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

Henrico County School Board to Maintain Virtual Learning through Second Quarter

Ella Mortimer Online Editor-in-Chief On October 22, the Henrico County School Board released its decision to continue virtual learning through the second quarter for middle and high school students and increase in-person learning opportunities for elementary school students. The School Board’s plan for the second quarter prioritizes elementary school students, who will begin their gradual … Continue reading Henrico County School Board to Maintain Virtual Learning through Second Quarter

Return to Pre-Season: The Effect of the Pandemic on Fall Sports

April Miller Staff Writer Over the spring and summer, huge changes have swept through the nation as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, causing high school to adapt like never before. With the advent of virtual learning and sport restrictions, schools across Henrico have never been this different. The coronavirus has a great impact on … Continue reading Return to Pre-Season: The Effect of the Pandemic on Fall Sports

Freeman Releases Shortlist of Potential Mascot Names

Russell Nystrom Staff Writer On June 14, the DSF community began the process of renaming the school's mascot with an email from Freeman principal John Marshall. Four months later, on Oct. 14, the school took a major step forward in this process. With a post on Schoology, Mr. Marshall announced the shortlist of names to … Continue reading Freeman Releases Shortlist of Potential Mascot Names

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