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
Katherine Hynes Staff Writer Which of the following activities would you most enjoy in your free time? A) Skydiving B) Watching a new film on Netflix C) Hiking D) Going to target "just to look" 2. What is your favorite genre of music? A) Rap B) Indie C) Rock D) Pop 3. How would you … Continue reading Which 2020 Trend are You?
Mary Cooper Frank Arts & Entertainment Editor How would your friends describe you? A) Thoughtful B) Adventurous C) Crazy D) Smart 2. What is your favorite holiday? A) Christmas B) Halloween C) New Year's Day D) Valentine's Day 3. If you had to spend the day doing an activity, which one would you choose? A) … Continue reading What Thanksgiving Food are You?
Isabelle Hevron Staff Writer At Freeman, students take lots of pride in their athletics, so the inability to play spring sports was “definitely unexpected and hard to deal with,” said junior soccer player Ryan Alexander. However, for the first time since the outbreak of COVID-19, Freeman sports are starting to be able to practice again. … Continue reading Practices in a Pandemic
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