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Unfair scholarship opportunities

Kalie Murphy
October 14, 2013
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We all have to fill it out- the part of all standardized tests and college applications that is marked ‘racial specification’.  This is the section that determines whether you are eligible for any extra scholarship money because of race and heritage. Don’t get me wrong- race and culture is...

Bus etiquette and the metro transit

Natalie Gress
October 14, 2013
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I don’t know how often you use this mode of transportation, but before you go riding let me tell you something important: You don’t own the place. Whether you are taking a trip to Seattle or just down the road, this convenient and inexpensive alternative commute requires a bit more courtesy than...

Passing Seasons

Passing Seasons

Claire Good
October 14, 2013
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Autumn comes to Portable City

Keeping the Beat

Keeping the Beat

Sydney Dybing
October 14, 2013
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During an early October football game, Liberty Marching Band flute players Paige Balut, Christine Chappelle, and Kalie Murphy concentrate on their performances. They went on the next day to march in the Issaquah Salmon Days parade. “Being in marching band is probably the most fun way to experience...

Decked Out

Decked Out

Neil Chakravarty
October 14, 2013
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Senior Hannah Van Amen shows off her Patriot spirit gear before heading to the Liberty vs. Sammamish football game on October 11th.

Pitch Perfect

Pitch Perfect

Jordan Carlson
October 14, 2013
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The Liberty choir practices their performances and new songs to share with the Liberty High student body during assemblies and other Liberty events.

Hard Hitting

Hard Hitting

Christine Chappelle
October 14, 2013
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Sophomore Marek Pierepickarz faces off against his Mount Si opponent. Liberty triumphed over Mt. Si, winning 6 to 1 on October 3rd, 2013. “We’ve had a great tennis season this year. The whole team has improved, and we got a lot of new players,” Pierepickarz said. “Personally, I achieved sixth plac...

Patriot Power

Kendall Isner
October 14, 2013
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Seniors Hannah VanAmen, Jessie Bisset, and Mackenzie Allan create a poster to support Patriots in Pink, a fundraiser for the local, non-profit organization Wings of Karen that supports breast cancer research.  ASB’s goal is to raise $2,000 in the month of October, selling Patriots in Pink shirts and...

Getting a New Vibe

Getting a New Vibe

Tyler Ackerson
October 14, 2013
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English teacher Katherine Klekas takes her prep period to watch Kris Daughters teach her AP Language class to see a different perspective on how to teach 11th grade English, so that she can improve her ability to teach her 11th grade English classes.

We are One

We are One

Rebekah Campbell
October 13, 2013
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Fighting their way against rival Renton school, Hazen, Liberty football ends up beating the Highlanders 28-7. With their first season win, the players were able to move the energy forward, beating Interlake 27-0 in their first league game.   ...

Waivers: Useful or not?

Stephanie Hays
October 10, 2013
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Waivers are that craved period that students have wanted ever since freshman year. They’re an hour and a half of bliss where one isn’t required to learn, but can go off campus, hang out, or watch TV. But that isn’t what they’re meant for, so why aren’t we using them to their full potential? With...

Mental health days

Signe Stroming
October 10, 2013
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The other night, at around 11:40 when I was still sitting at the computer finishing an assignment for APUSH, my dad came in and was shocked to see me still up. He told me that it can’t be that important, and that sleep and health were more important. In an admittedly melodramatic way, I told him that...

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