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FHS Homecoming Parade Returns After Eleven Years

Superintendent Aaron Spence Participates as Grand Marshall
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Olivia Johnson
Loudoun County’s new Superintendent Aaron Spence being carried in a red convertible with Principal Neelum Chaudhry through the homecoming parade.

On Friday, Oct. 6, Freedom High School hosted a homecoming parade that involved approximately 800 people from the school and from the community. FHS’ last parade was held in 2012. The parade began at 5:30 p.m. at the Dulles South Recreation Center and it ended in the FHS bus loop. There were 38 different groups in the parade and many participants were carried in Jeeps, which were provided by parents. Some of these groups include homecoming court, each class’s homecoming themed floats, the dance team, DECA, the fire department, and more. Even LCPS’ superintendent Aaron Spence was a part of the parade and was carried in a convertible with FHS principal Neelum Chaudhry.

The parade was followed by the homecoming football game, which started at 7 p.m. It was announced at half time who won the best decorated float and the winner was the junior class. 

Disclaimer: Below is a photo gallery of the Freedom Homecoming Parade on Friday, Oct 6. If any of the photo gallery photos are reposted or shared on other social media, credit MUST BE given to the website and photographer. 

Below are photos by Olivia Johnson.

Below photos courtesy to Gunnar Baker. 

Below are photos by Amogha Chetla. 

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Olivia Johnson, Copy Editor
Hello, my name is Olivia Johnson and I am a senior! I am honored to be Copy Editor for Uncaged this year and I cannot wait for what’s to come. In my free time, I love to hang out with my friends and I love to go hiking. In addition to this, I have been managing the Varsity Boys Lacrosse team here at Freedom for the past four years and I also work at Dunkin’ Donuts!
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Hi! My name is Amogha Chetla, and I’m a junior at Freedom High School. This is my third year with Uncaged, and I’m really excited to be able to produce content once again. Outside of school, I enjoy reading and hanging out with my friends. 
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My name is Jackie Buktaw. I am a senior at Freedom High School. This is my third year in Newspaper/Journalism. My hobbies are photography, graphic design, travel and watching movies. I spend my free time traveling and hanging out with friends or family. I also love music and my favorite holiday is Christmas. This year, I am looking forward to helping produce an amazing magazine.
Gunnar Baker, Staff Writer
Hi, my name is Gunnar Baker. I am a freshman at Freedom High School. This is my first year in journalism. I like to take pictures and play sports like soccer, throwing shotput and discus for track and field and basketball.