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Good Will Hunting: Inspires Viewers to be the Best They Can Be

Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars

By Haley Boyden

Good Will Hunting is a tale of a young, bright boy wasting his life away as a janitor at MIT.  Will Hunting (Matt Damon) needed direction in his life.  He was gifted in mathematics, yet he lived in a world that did not challenge his mind.  Will had anger issues, proven by the fights he found himself in. It took being arrested for him to see a psychologist, someone he had needed for quite sometime. Continue reading “Good Will Hunting: Inspires Viewers to be the Best They Can Be”

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Saving Private Ryan: Not Your Typical War Movie

Rating: 4 1/2 out of 5 stars

By Henry Jaques

Though some of the most memorable parts of Saving Private Ryan is the excessive gore, Saving Private Ryan not like your typical World War II movie that simply highlights the tragedies of war. Director Steven Spielberg, who is famous for directing Jaws, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Schindler’s List, writes a thrilling World War II film, which emphasizes the importance of looking out for one another. Robert Rodat, the writer, does this by fabricating a story in which ten men set out to save the mysterious and nearly intractable private James Ryan (Matt Damon), who is located somewhere in the heart of Northern France. Continue reading “Saving Private Ryan: Not Your Typical War Movie”

Home Alone 2: A Worthy Sequel

Rating: 5 out 5 stars

By Regan Lynch

The crazy life of the McCallister family is brought to the screen again in this sequel to the original holiday comedy. Home Alone 2 stars Macaulay Culkin as Kevin McCallister, the fearless kid whose Christmas never goes as planned. The entertainment of the events and characters throughout the movie made it very enjoyable. I believe it was produced well and shows people that sequels shouldn’t always be judged prior to seeing the film.

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Home Alone: Amusing and Impractical

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

By Emily Latulippe

What would you do if you had the house to yourself for a few days? Home Alone is a comedic holiday film based on a large family who plans on going to Paris for their Christmas vacation. The night before they leave, the house is very crazy, with all the family members scrambling around to get ready. The 8-year-old boy, Kevin, does not fit in the family well and is getting picked on by everyone. He ends up screaming, “I hope I never see any of you jerks again!” The next morning he wakes up to an empty house.

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Meet the New FHS Staff

By Emily Latulippe and Regan Lynch

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Mr. Deangelis

What do you teach? Math

Why did you come to Freeport? Graduated from Bowdoin; did student teaching program in the spring; here for temporary teaching position; likes Midcoast area

Where did you go to college? Bowdoin

Any special talents/hobbies? Cross country ski raced for Bowdoin; went to Europe to race

What do you want students to know about you? I spend free time in the mountains biking and running.

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The Baby Falcon

By Henry Jaques

Our health teacher and track coach, Matt Greear, went to the hospital in late September to be with his wife when she gave birth to their first child. Elliot Greear was born on September 29th at Midcoast Hospital in Brunswick, weighing 9 pounds, 5 ounces. Greear had been out of school since the end of September to the end of October.

When asked about how he reacted when his wife was in labor, Greear explained, “I think I was relatively calm. I knew she would be in labor for a long time, so I remained as calm as possible and finished what I was going over. She ended up in labor for 31 hours.”

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Familiar Faces in New Places

By Kelley Fullagar and Haley Boyden

Freeport High School underwent quite the transition this school year: a new administration.  With both the principal and assistant principal positions filled, a great change to Freeport High School was expected.  

Jennifer Gulko, new principal, and Charlie Mellon, new assistant principal, seem to make a great administrative team.  According to Mr. Mellon, they work well together.  If you ask any student, they already know who Mr. Mellon and Ms. Gulko are.   Continue reading “Familiar Faces in New Places”

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