Daisy Fuller A&E Editor Mavericks, we made it!! After this crazy, wild year, it is finally summer. Just think: 9 months ago, we were all logging into Microsoft Teams for the first time, with all our cameras on, unsure of what the future of this year would bring. This school year has undeniably been one … Continue reading A Summer Farewell From The Commentator
Emily Waters Sports Editor As we close out on a school year like no other, many of us are taking AP Exams - once again - from home. According to the College Board website, “digital exams will be full length and test the same knowledge and skills as paper and pencil exams, in a format-appropriate … Continue reading Online AP Exams
Riley Speidell Centerspread Editor The 2020-2021 school year has been a unique one for the graduating class. Their year started with total online learning and eventually moved to a hybrid style. With so many changes, the senior class missed many Freeman senior traditions. Even so, their time at Freeman has not been diminished by this … Continue reading What Seniors Will Miss Most About Freeman
Sydney Tyler Sports Editor How would your friends describe you? A) Hardcore B) Easy-going C) Chaotic D) Artsy How would you choose to spend your free time? A) Playing a sport B) Hiking C) Watching TikToks D) Creating something new What is your favorite color? A) Red B) Blue C) Purple D) Green Of these, … Continue reading Which AP Exam are You?
Anastasia Branch Editor-in-Chief Monday March 8 First day of in-person learning down! Walking into the building on Monday morning definitely felt surreal. I thought I was going to have a difficult time getting used to wearing a mask for so long, but I honestly forgot that it was on throughout the day. On the other … Continue reading A Week in the Life of an In-Person Student
Daisy Fuller Staff Writer On October 30, pop artist Ariana Grande released her sixth studio album “Positions.” This record followed the success of her hit album “thank u next,” topping national and global charts. The album features many notable artists such as Doja Cat, The Weeknd, and Ty Dolla $ign. Grande’s fall release became an … Continue reading “Positions (Deluxe)”: A Hit or a Miss?
Emily Waters Staff Writer With quarterback Tom Brady back in the big game, students’ predictions for what the scoreboard would say when Super Bowl LV ended were quite varied. Freshman Cooper Speidell “think[s] that the Chiefs will win, but it’s hard to bet against Tom Brady.” Cooper explained that, although Tom Brady “has so much … Continue reading Mavericks’ Super Bowl Predictions and Recap
Grayson Horner Staff Writer 2020 was a mess. The world dealt with a contentious presidential election, Australian wildfires, racial justice protests, and a massive explosion in Beirut, all of which seem like a bevy of crazy things to happen in just one year. Yet, the sad reality is that 2020 was so crazy that many … Continue reading What’s in Store for 2021?
Sydney Tyler Staff Writer Just 6 months after the release of her record-selling album, “folklore,” on December 11, 2020, Taylor Swift released her latest album, “evermore,” to national streaming platforms, allowing Swift to take a new step in her career. Before the release, Taylor stated on Instagram, “In the past I’ve always treated albums as … Continue reading For “evermore”?
Hank Thompson Staff Writer Being a Washington fan has not been easy the past couple of years. Described as “frustrating,” “disappointing,” and “painful to watch,” the Washington Football Team has rarely been a team to be optimistic about, that was until this season. Despite finishing the season with a lackluster 6-9 record, many Washington fans … Continue reading The Washington Football Team Through the Students’ Eyes