• Hawaiians vs. Hunters
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    Hawaiians vs. Hunters

    Sydney Willoughby, Staff Writer

    Tyra Christopherson turns the corner on Savannah Metger, as she rushes another eight yards to end the play. The Powder Puff Football game, the Hawaiians versus the Hunters, ended in a 0-0 draw on Oct. 21. “I had an amazing time when playing with other senior girls. Even though I didn’t really know... READ MORE »»

  • Club Fair 2k15
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    Club Fair 2k15

    Issabelle Hayden, Senior Writer

    There are over twenty clubs at Liberty, offering students many different ways to get involved and meet new people with similar interests. Clubs get the chance to show themselves off and recruit new members at the club fair run by Director of clubs, Megan Kirschner.

  • Pink inspires
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    Pink inspires

    Mandy Latham, Staff Writer

    The  varsity girls’ soccer team won with a score of 4-0 in the Patriots in Pink game against Lake Washington. The girls soccer team decided to kick some soccer balls in the name of breast cancer. “The game was extremely inspirational and raised both awareness and money for breast cancer,” junior... READ MORE »»

  • Growing Greens
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    Growing Greens

    Tyra Christopherson, Opinion Editor

    The aquaponics unit strawberry plants grow in the back of science teacher Lindsey Lattanzio’s classroom with the help of fluorescent lights and nutrient-rich water. Five students have taken on the aquaponics system this year in an independent research class, and their main task is to expand the current... READ MORE »»

  • It’s Science
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    It’s Science

    Kenadi Browne

    Students in AP Biology carefully drop a yeast solution into calcium carbonate in order to complete their first major lab.  The lab allows students to test the effects of environmental factors on the function of an enzyme. “AP Biology allows us to investigate and explore the organisms around us,”... READ MORE »»

  • Cars and classic food
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    Cars and classic food

    Ian Page, Staff Writer

    On March 1st local restaurant “XXX Root Beer” held their 3rd annual import cars meet. This meet up of car enthusiasts highlighted both the European and Japanese car scenes and resulted in a turnout of more than three-thousand people in the Pacific Northwest region. Thanks to a large presence of I... READ MORE »»

  • Dedicated training
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    Dedicated training

    Tyra Christopherson, Staff Writer

    Breathing hard, ponytail flying, junior Carlyn Schmidgall runs hard on her second day of practice for track and field. This year, the track team is comprised of over 100 athletes who compete in events ranging from sprints to hurdles to javelin. With the move down to 2A, the coaches expect to have a successful... READ MORE »»

  • Swoosh!  Hey, we’re number one!
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    Swoosh! Hey, we’re number one!

    Sara Bluhm, Photography Editor

    Liberty’s Lady Patriots took to the court Saturday, February 24th against the Sammamish Totems and won 54-44. Pictured above the team poses while holding the 2A bracket and trophy with which they were awarded. “After we won everyone on the team got to cut a piece of the hoop from the rim. None of... READ MORE »»

  • A bloody good time
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    A bloody good time

    Hannah Matson, Design Editor

    Forensics student Jade Stair (12) analyzes the results of a Kastle-Meyer test in the “Stained with Suspicion” lab on February 26.  The Kastle-Meyer test is a presumptive test used by forensic scientists to test for the presence of blood on evidence collected at crime scenes.  Here, the pastel-pink... READ MORE »»

Congrats, AP Comp Sci students!

Over the weekend, Liberty had 3 teams compete at the Spring PSCSTA programming contest and one of them took 1st place! The Spring 2016 contest was held at the Roosevelt High School Commons in Seattle. During the contest, secondary students from around the Puget Sound solved programming problems in teams of 1-3 people with 1 computer using their programming language of choice (Java!).

Team “Pineapple”, which was comprised of Ian Weiss, Jill Polsin, and Duncan Magendanz, took 1st place in the ~40 team novice division. Also competing for Liberty were the “Girls who can't code" and “CheeseBalls” teams. The “Girls who can't code" team was made up of Maddie Park, Lisa Samuel, and Megan Bui. The “CheeseBalls” were comprised of Ajeet Dhaliwal, Sean Szymanski, and Alex Chapman.

Do you know the truth about vaping?

Kenadi Browne and Megan So

According to a survey of 334 Liberty students, 24% of them have used an e-cigarette, or “vaped,” at least once. But how many of those students truly understand the effects...  Read More »

April 18, 2016 • Comments Off

Time for Change?

February 24, 2016

Good morning, sleep deprivation

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4th Edition 2016 Corny Corner

Change is hard. Have you ever tried to bend a coin? I used to be addicted to the hokey pokey, but then I turned myself around. I know a lot of jokes about unemployed...  Read More »

April 22, 2016 • Comments Off

Top Tips for surviving AP tests

April 22, 2016

Backpage GOP Obituaries

April 22, 2016

Backpage Profile: Early-onset senioritis kid

April 22, 2016

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Humans of Liberty: Anna Woldstad (11)

Gabe Waldbaum, Staff Writer

“I want to be the acting form of Babe Ruth. I’ll send photos of myself to my fans for 35 cents and people will drive miles in their pickup trucks to see me act. This is...  Read More »

April 18, 2016 • Comments Off

Tribute to Dawson Solly

April 18, 2016

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April 18, 2016

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23 DECA qualifiers head to Nationals

Betsy Faris, News Editor

Imagine you’re handed a random scenario, and have to pull together a presentation in less than 30 minutes while your heart is pounding out of your chest. After those short...  Read More »

April 7, 2016 • Comments Off

Key clubbers attend 67th annual leadership convention

April 7, 2016

Q & A with Carrie Reckling

April 7, 2016

Liberty welcomes new classes for next school year

April 7, 2016

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The constant countdown is just cruel

Tyra Christopherson, Opinion Editor

There are only 37 days until you have to commit to a college! You have 45 days remaining to prepare for your AP test! Just 79 days are left until graduation! As these dates...  Read More »

April 18, 2016 • Comments Off

March Madness makes me mad

April 18, 2016

The athletic department should be grateful for the music department

April 18, 2016

Gibson Ek philosophy provides more opportunity for success

April 18, 2016

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Patriot Press Reviews: A Court of Thorns and Roses

Bella Francavilla, Staff Writer

After years of thinking I had read so many wonderful books, none could compare to this book. The biggest page turner ever read in the whole library. This book is a powerful...  Read More »

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Patriot Press Reviews: Zootopia

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Hidden Gems in Seattle

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