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The Patriot Press

  • Salmon Days Shenanigans
  • A day in the life of yearbook
  • Finishing the year strong
  • A sonic symphony of sound
  • Celebrating service
  • Flipping the classroom
  • Pitching with passion
  • Water Woes
  • The end is near
  • Relay for Life
  • Salmon Days Shenanigans
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    Salmon Days Shenanigans

    Katrina Filer, Feature Editor

    Sophomores Alex Hartford and Ben Nored hang out with some “princesses” before they begin marching in the Salmon Days parade on October 1. “Goofing off before Salmon Days is one of the best parts of band, to be honest. We’ve been practicing for about four weeks, so it feels good to have those...

  • A day in the life of yearbook
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    A day in the life of yearbook

    Adam Flash, Backpage Editor

    Junior Lauren Wasisco is working hard on the design for her pages of the yearbook.  Wasisco is very excited for the yearbook this year, especially the final product. “I decided to take this class to get more involved at Liberty, and I’m really excited for it to be completed in the spring,” she...

  • Finishing the year strong
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    Finishing the year strong

    Sydney Willoughby, Staff Writer

    Students in Tracy Dennis’s Chemistry class embark on their final Lab Formal of the year.  Macay Fischer, Maxon Thornhill, Marco Sobrino and Hannah Julius work together as a group in order to complete multiple trials in this reaction lab. “This assignment is crucial to my grade. We need to make sure...

  • A sonic symphony of sound
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    A sonic symphony of sound

    Wyatt Waters, Staff Writer

    Liberty’s Patriot Philharmonic String Orchestra prepares for the upcoming Black Light Concert at the beginning of June. Violinists, violists, cellists and bassists all work diligently and cooperatively to produce a truly beautiful sound. “To me, Orchestra means family and art. It’s the accumulated...

  • Celebrating service
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    Celebrating service

    Christina Tuttle, Staff Writer

    Liberty Key Club members attend a Divisional Council Meeting held at Bellevue High School on April 22. These DCMs are held once a month and provide an opportunity for the 10 Key Clubs in the division to meet. While there, members played icebreakers, attended officer workshops, and received awards. “I...

  • Flipping the classroom
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    Flipping the classroom

    Kiran Singh, Staff Writer

    Mrs. Hafferty’s pre-calculus students engage in a unit where the classroom is “flipped,” letting students do notes at home and complete worksheets in class. “It’s a really effective way to learn,” junior Sienna Rice said. “It makes it easier to understand concepts because you can always...

  • Pitching with passion
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    Pitching with passion

    Sam Kelderman, Sports Editor

    Junior Torey Anderson leans back and prepares to pitch the ball to his opponent. The patriots’ baseball team played Lake Washington on Friday April 22nd and lost to them 15-5. Even though the patriots lost to them, the boys are 8-11 this season and have experienced a new team dynamic this year which...

  • Water Woes
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    Water Woes

    Anna Malesis, Editor-in-Chief

    After a plumbing problem, several classrooms and a hallway on the ground floor of the 500 wing were flooded. The hall had to be closed, and after the flood was resolved, the trim was removed, leaving the walls bare and damaged. “It sucks that this happened when the school was so new,” senior Maddie...

  • The end is near
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    The end is near

    Lorrin Johnson, Editor-in-Chief

    Senior Amanda Roberts signs the name of her college on the “College Commitment Wall” in the lunchroom. “I can’t believe that we have all committed to colleges and are soon going to start the next chapters of our lives,” Roberts said. “I’m so proud of everyone and cannot wait to see where...

  • Relay for Life
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    Relay for Life

    Skyler Radford, Focus Editor

    The Relay for Life was held on May 14th-15th at Issaquah High School and had hundreds of participants supporting cancer survivors and honoring those who passed away from cancer. Lanterns were lit that were decorated by families with relatives who fought cancer; they filled the track and stands where...

Recognizing and respecting Liberty’s religions

Christina Tuttle and Katrina Filer

According to a recent survey of 276 Liberty students, 79 percent of them adhere to some form of religion. The remaining 21 percent are either atheist or agnostic. How does...

March 27, 2017 • Comments closed

Anxiety and Depression: the hidden struggles of a Patriot

November 4, 2016

Employment: a benefit or a burden?

June 7, 2016

Define happiness

May 5, 2016

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BP Profile: Too hyped for Christmas Kid

They smell you before they see you walking in the hallway. Wearing your grandma’s ugly sweater that survived in the closet three generations too long and exerting the light...

March 27, 2017 • Comments closed

BP Profile: Never Actually Awake Kid

March 27, 2017

Predictions for 2017 Resolutions

March 27, 2017

Backpage Profile: Always singing kid

March 23, 2017

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Humans of Liberty: Beth Bauer (12)

Mandy Latham, Senior Writer

“If I could change one thing about myself, I wish that I could be more kind and be there for everyone. I would be more patient with people, and that I was able to be a role...

March 27, 2017 • Comments closed

Does Liberty uphold “We are One”?

November 4, 2016

Profiles: Patriots who ride horses

May 12, 2016

Choosing the military over college

May 12, 2016

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Ask the Patriot Press!

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Friendship brings football to second in State

Friendship brings football to second in State

Tina Bardot, Staff Writer

In this year’s lengthy football season, the team remained undefeated for 12 consecutive games, much further than the Liberty High School football team has gone in the past....

March 23, 2017 • Comments closed

Four varsity volleyball athletes receive KingCo awards

March 23, 2017

Aquaponic students redesign shed

Aquaponic students redesign shed

March 23, 2017

New attendance policy changes requirements

March 23, 2017

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Political protests surge as the election sweeps through America

Press Perspective, Opinion Editor

The Situation So Far On November 9, a change of colossal proportions struck The United States. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, in what has been called the...

March 27, 2017 • Comments closed

How to participate in serious class discussion: with empathy

March 27, 2017

Marijuana: a crucial matter of the mind

March 27, 2017

Sibling preferences create an unequal learning environment

March 27, 2017

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Doctor Strange Review

Brigitte Larkin, Staff Writer

Doctor Strange surpassed my expectations. I was anticipating it to be just another movie that I would forget within hours of leaving, but when I walked out of the theater,...

March 27, 2017 • Comments closed

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Review

March 27, 2017

Patriot Press Reviews: Stranger Things

November 4, 2016

Patriot Press Reviews: The Last Boy and Girl in the World

November 4, 2016

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Liberty Census 2015

Humans of Liberty: Beth Bauer (12)

Mandy Latham, Senior Writer

“If I could change one thing about myself, I wish that I could be more kind and be there for everyone. I would be more patient with people, and that I was able to be a role...

March 27, 2017 • Comments closed

Does Liberty uphold “We are One”?

November 4, 2016

Profiles: Patriots who ride horses

May 12, 2016

Choosing the military over college

May 12, 2016

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Editor’s pick: Cleopatra by The Lumineers

Soraya Marashi, Senior Writer

The indie-Americana folk band that brought you hits like “Ho Hey” and “Stubborn Love” is back with the long-anticipated sequel to their story: Cleopatra. This dreamy,...

March 27, 2017 • Comments closed

Editor’s picks: us by Gnash

March 27, 2017

Concert review: Jon Bellion

March 27, 2017

Rap Gods of LHS share their secrets

March 27, 2017

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Recognizing and respecting Liberty’s religions

Christina Tuttle and Katrina Filer

According to a recent survey of 276 Liberty students, 79 percent of them adhere to some form of religion. The remaining 21 percent are either atheist or agnostic. How does...

March 27, 2017 • Comments closed

Anxiety and Depression: the hidden struggles of a Patriot

November 4, 2016

Employment: a benefit or a burden?

June 7, 2016

Define happiness

May 5, 2016

View All »

Political protests surge as the election sweeps through America

Press Perspective, Opinion Editor

The Situation So Far On November 9, a change of colossal proportions struck The United States. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, in what has been called the...

March 27, 2017 • Comments closed

How to participate in serious class discussion: with empathy

March 27, 2017

Marijuana: a crucial matter of the mind

March 27, 2017

Sibling preferences create an unequal learning environment

March 27, 2017

View All »

Ask the Patriot Press!

Follow this link to fill out a feedback survey on the quality of the Patriot Press: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/12NTwqwf5wcLRT8Hs2uXUcnR4COeDJanUw4ruJe9hiwU/viewform

November 24, 2014 • Comments closed

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