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by Jess Wall
Senior Jess Wall is planning on playing basketball in college next year. In an effort to get to the bottom of the pressures encountered at the next level, Jess turned to her mother- a former All-PAC 10 volleyball player- and family friend Jack Hoyt- head track coach at UCLA. The advice they provide is insightful, interesting and, at times, unexpected. 


by Zoe Fox
It's no secret that the opinion of Falcon Outlet art critic Zoe Fox can make or break an artist's career. The renowned critic visited the spring art show on Friday, May 6th. Her take? A lot of promising artists secretly walk the halls of FHS.



by Willow Razsa
Willow Razsa takes us back to 1998 with her review of King Missile III's Failure. It's a personal favorite of Willow's, an album filled with stylistic and thematic diversity, one reflective of the band's frontman, John S. Hall- a man Razsa corresponded with for this review.



by Perrin Davidson
Perrin Davidson dives into Lake Street Dive's newest album Side Pony. From the swinging bass lines to the amazing vocal harmonies, Perrin gets down to the what's-what of  LSD's fifth studio release. 

by Rene
Rene sounds off on the inevitable destination for all second (and some first) semester seniors: Senioritis.







by Nate Smail
The FHS cross country skiing dynasty marches onward! Nate Smail details the the exploits of both the girls and boys teams at the state meet.





by The Falcon Outlet Editorial Board
Sophomore Gregory Nam's short story "Bagged Lunch" garnered "Gold Key" honors from the Scholastic Writing Awards competition in the field of "Flash Fiction." Nam sat down with the Falcon Outlet editorial board for a Q & A about his approach to creative writing, his favorite books, and the identity of his muse. 


by Lucy Sandin
Senior literary critic Lucy Sandin reviews Anthony Burgess's hugely influential dystopian work, A Clockwork Orange.








by Nathan Smail
Who says winter sports have to be indoors? The nordic ski team sure doesn't! See what senior Nate Smail has to say about being on one of Freeport High School's most successful athletic teams!


by Addie Morang
Need some presents for loved ones but can't afford the dough? We've got some great ideas for cheap (but still pretty awesome!) gift ideas! 



by Perrin Davidson 
Perrin poses the questions the really matter when it comes down to being Mainer. Like, do you know the difference between smelting and ice fishing? If you don't, read on!


by Perrin Davidson
Perrin gives a brief review of Coldplay's seventh and final studio album, A Head Full of Dreams. From vocoders to retactables, this Coldplay review has it all. 


by Hannah Schnyder

In her second Thanksgiving-themed installment, Senior Hannah Schnyder gives us a quick rundown of potential touchdowns over Thanksgiving break!






by Ben Schmidt
Didn't make it to the boys soccer preliminary soccer game? That's okay, Senior Ben Schmidt went and reported everything that happened!



by Bryce Schmidt
Senior Bryce Schmidt takes us through his trip to Gillette Stadium to watch the New England Revolution. Read more to see if you have what it takes be a part of the "Rev" section!



by Hannah Schnyder
When it comes to Thanksgiving, Senior Hannah Schnyder has all the deets on the eats! She shares with us her go-to recipe for a delectable Thanksgiving Gravy. Now that is something to be grateful for!
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by Lucy Sandin 

Senior Lucy Sandin reviews the newly published book by Harper Lee that documents Scout Finch's adventures after To Kill a Mockingbird. Read more to see if it's a book you'd like to crack open!





by Rene
A  brand new segment is here at the Falcon Outlet, featuring Rene and her rants! Read more to find out what her beef is with the college essay.






Freeport High's new assistant principal, Mrs. Gulko, shares a little bit about herself, from her favorite extracurricular activities to her most admired flavor of ice cream. Read on to see what is up with our new assistant principal





by Kyle Rosado
Senior Kyle Rosado offers a mid-season update on the FHS varsity boys soccer team.









by Lucy Sandin
Has she gone too far this time? Senior Falcon Outlet Literary Critic Lucy Sandin declares that her Uncle Ernie has more literary cred than groundbreaking Beat Generation legend Jack Kerouac. No, really. Uncle Ernie.






by Bryan Lee
Senior Bryan Lee puts the NBA playoffs under the microscope and finds some key themes emerging: injuries, conference imbalance, and problematic refereeing.






by Chandler Vincent
Superhero-movie expert Chandler Vincent was first in line for Captain America: Civil War. His take? The movie delivers the goods in terms of action and intellectual challenge. The move will have you questioning how far society should go in eliminating terror.





by Kyle Rosado
Senior Kyle Rosado takes a close look at the series of recent attacks in Europe and ponders the threat to the United States.




by Lucy
Lucy offers advice to the young woman trying to navigate the mores and folkways of the contemporary dating ritual. Have we, at long last, in the 21st century reached a cultural moment when it's acceptable for a damsel to offer entreaties of earnest romance to a comely swain? Lucy knows.


by Nate Smail
The Outlet's inhouse football analyst Nate Smail directs his diagnostic powers at the Barclay's Premier League-leading Leicester City and tries to determine the source of their success. 





by Kyle Rosado
Senior Kyle Rosado spends his spare time staring into the void. After years of careful inspection, he's found the bottom. What does he see? The month of March.




by The Falcon Outlet Editorial Board
Mother FHS sent 10 of her finest students to Falmouth High School on Wednesday, February 3rd to compete in a test of geographic and current event acumen. 




by (M)addie
Falcon Outlet staff turn their attention to Freeport High School's online connection between students/parents and faculty gradebooks.





by Perrin Davidson
Perrin summarizes advice imparted onto him by his genius, multi-AP class taking friends on how to survive a year taking an AP class. Inquire within if you need some advice... Perrin surely did. 










by Samantha Blossom

With FHS students taking psychology classes online, Mr. Grivois stepped up to offer his own in-house take on what makes humans tick. 








by Maddie Squibb
The tight-knit Cross Country Team ends with strong victories. Senior Maddie Squibb gets the scoop from the seniors on their last season of cross country running!                                                                                
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by Kyle Rosado 

As the Class of 2016 bids a bitter farewell to their senior lot privileges, senior Kyle Rosado investigates their opinions on what reparations should be made to them as they brave the long walk to and from the Gap Parking Lot.


by Lucy Sandin 
    

Meet FHS's newest math department member, Ms. Ingrid Kupka. Find out what she does between skiing in France and rock climbing in Switzerland! 






by The Falcon Outlet Editors
FHS Journalism students watched and tweeted the Republican debate on September 16. While Donald Trump was doing battle with Jeb Bush, Chris Christie was playing "the adult in the room," and Carly Fiorina was jump-starting her campaign, FHS students were sending 140-character-or-less missives out into cyberspace.



by Addie Morang
For all the band geeks and music lovers out there, you may have heard about Freeport High School’s newest band director, Mr. McKeown (pronounced, weirdly enough, Mick-kyoo-win)...



Shared by Mr. Nolan
It’s that time of year... the days are getting shorter… leaves are blowing around the yard... there’s a nip in the air... your wife is
bringing home mums to replace the petunias in your front-stoop flower pots... you’re savoring the sweet taste of a glass of crisp, frothy cider.

Those details point us in one direction and one direction alone: time to pickle some eggs!


by Lucy
The school year has barely started and there is already so much school work. Even on the weekend I need to chose between hanging out with friends, catching up on sleep, or getting homework done. How can I fit everything into my schedule? 

-Too little time


By Mathieu Starke
The girls’ varsity field hockey team, which is trying to carry the momentum from last year when the team made it into the regional quarterfinals, can’t get much younger. With only four seniors, and three juniors, the lack of experience is a concern as they push into the heart of the season.



by Maddie Wilkes
Senior Maddie Wilkes investigates the rise of farm-to-table restaurants, their motivations, and the hurdles that stand in the way of a restaurant ever truly bridging the gap between a farm and your stomach.


by Isaac Salisbury
The FHS baseball team took down Kennebunk High School in recent baseball action and senior Isaac Salisbury was there to take in the action. Behind the strong pitching of Jack Davenport and the timely hitting of Joey Burke, the Falcons soared. 




by Elly McKibben
Elly McKibben has spent a lot of time watching sports movies with her father. Not until now has she stopped and examined what makes these movies so addictive and so fulfilling. Elly dons her movie critic hat and examines the common thread running through the genre as a whole. (The common thread? Kevin Costner.)


by Perrin Davidson
Perrin covers the who's-who and the ball's movements in his preview of the 2016 season team for the Freeport Boy's Varsity Lacrosse team. 

by Nate Smail
As the Barclay's Premier League heads into the homestretch, football expert Nate Smail charts the individual games and identifies his team of the week.







by Perrin Davidson


Perrin Davison takes a listen at
the 1975's new album I like it when you sleep, for you are beautiful yet so unaware of it.... yes that is the name... and yes Perrin tries to grapple with this name choice. Inquire within. 



by Lucy Sandin
Lucy Sandin decided to put down her copies of  Swann's Way and Ulysses and find out how the other half lives. The Outlet's s
enior literary critic read The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry over February vacation. Her take? It belongs on the shelf with Eliot, Dostoevsky, and Fenimore Cooper.





by Addie Morang
Looking for insight into how to maximize her Senior Project experience, Addie Morang turned to her sister, Emily (FHS '14). Emily's advice was simple, straightforward, and important. Find out what an FHS grad has to say about how best to approach one's Senior Project.


by Nate Smail
Nate Smail has a passion for European soccer unlike any other. Whether it's La Liga, Seria A, Ligue 1, or the Eredivisie, Smail's got it covered. This time Smail sets his gaze on the Barclays Premier League. 


by The Falcon Outlet Editorial Board

In the wake of dropping his latest solo album,
Threadbare Agnostic, Mr. J.T. Stivers played to a packed house at popular Portland music venue One Longfellow Square on Friday, January 8th. The show was one that fans, friends, colleagues, and even the stray gatecrasher will never forget.
    

by The Falcon Outlet Editorial Board
Mr. Stivers sat down with the Falcon Outlet Editorial Board for a quick Q & A about his album, Threadbare Agnostic, and the album's release concert at One Longfellow Square.





by Kyle Rosado
Freeport is known for active student participation in a wide variety of clubs. One of the most prestigious and mentally demanding clubs is the Mock Trial team. Senior Kyle Rosado gives us the low down on what it's all about!


by Lucy

Got some winter blues from the lack of snow? Not to worry, Lucy has some alternative activities to fill your needs for winter cheer!



by (M)Addie
Ever heard of Just Girly Things? Well, the Falcon Outlet Staff has decided to do their own version: the Freeport version!







by Nathan Smail
Senior Nate Smail is on a mission that is nearly impossible: teaching those who are talentless in the kitchen how to whip up a batch of (edible) cookies! If this sounds like you, give it a read!

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by Addie Morang 

As the soccer season ends, Seniors and BFFs Maddie Squibb and Jemayla Nelsonwood recap their high school soccer career. 




by Lucy Sandin 

Guten tag! Meet the newest member of the social studies department, Ms. Alyssa Skaves. Find out about her travels around Europe and how she came to teach Western Studies! 















































by Nate Smail
Local teutophone and Bundesliga expert Nate Smail weighs in with his analysis of the 2015-16 German fussball season. From Villengen-Schwennigen to Hohenfels Burglengenfeld, Schleswig-Holstein down to Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Herr Smail covers all angles of Germany's beautiful game.




Outlet sports reporter Matthieu Starke delves into the girls' soccer season and takes the pulse of the team.









by Lucy Sandin

 FHS woman-of-letters Lucy Sandin sits down for an in-depth Q & A with our new science teacher, Mr. Harris.