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Liberty track sprints to KingCos

Liberty track sprints to KingCos

Anna Malesis, Managing Editor
June 16, 2014
Filed under Online Exclusives, Photo of the Day

Cherelle Demps sprints to the finish in the 100m dash at the KingCo meet hosted by Redmond High School on May 16, 2014. She took home four gold medals, winning the 100m, the 200m, the 4x100m, and 4x200m with teammates Tara Johnson, Shanell Thompson and Danielle Demps, who also won the triple jump. Other...

Teachers show their skills at Battle of the Bands

Teachers show their skills at Battle of the Bands

Joel Tinseth, The Beat Editor
June 16, 2014
Filed under Online Exclusives, Photo of the Day

The Liberty High School faculty band rocks out at the Battle of the Bands. The event coordinator, Jared Tanner, plays guitar in this picture, along with Ronald Thruelson on piano and many other faculty members. “The faculty band was something new and we all really enjoyed it”, junior Drew Brady says....

Campus Day concerto

Campus Day concerto

Jocelyn Tierney, Entertainment Co-editor
June 16, 2014
Filed under Online Exclusives, Photo of the Day

Socks and Sandals is made up of, senior Bradley Cole on guitar, sophomore Callan Moore on keys, and senior Olivia George on ukulele, and Senior Kyle Moore on box. After competing at Battle of the Bands on May 13th they took their remarkable talents to play in the courtyard at Campus Day, last Friday on ...

Level mania

Level mania

Jacqueline Rayfield, Opinion Co-editor
June 16, 2014
Filed under Online Exclusives, Photo of the Day

Sophomore Honors English teacher, Henry Level, talks about the last chapter of A Tale of Two Cities. He leads a discussion on the ending of the book and the essay the students will be writing. “Be sure to have a strong voice in your writing,” Level reminds his students.  Photo by Jacqueline Rayfield...

Fighting to the finish

Fighting to the finish

Amanda Roberts, Entertainment Co-editor
June 16, 2014
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After several fierce matches at the dodge ball tournament at campus day on May 30, the sophomore girls team, ‘The Good, The Bad and The Mostly Ugly’, pose as the winning girl team of the entire tournament. “I felt overjoyed, all of our hard work and struggle had paid off and we all felt like real...

Have fun and be safe all summer

Lorrin Johnson, Feature Co-editor
June 16, 2014
Filed under Column, Online Exclusives

“What am I going to do this summer?” asks every breathing high school student across the country. Meticulously crafting the perfect “Summer Bucket List 2k14”, never forgetting to mention, “Have perfect, cliché, summer romance” and “Become famous from doing absolutely nothing”. Lucky...

The scholastic importance of pancakes

Jacqueline Rayfield, Opinion Co-editor
June 16, 2014
Filed under Column, Online Exclusives

Early on a Thursday morning, before the sun has even risen, Liberty students can be found dragging themselves out of bed. As their alarms go off, these students must force themselves to face the long school day ahead. Even throughout the school day, these students remain tired and unmotivated. If only...

Self-expression, judgment , and a Patriot’s double life

Sara Bluhm, Photography Co-editor
June 16, 2014
Filed under Column, Online Exclusives

All over Liberty High School there are kids how have a secret identity. It may be as low key as the secret animal lover who has been in 4-H since the fifth grade, the boy scout who has all of his badges, the girl scout on her way to achieving the coveted Gold Award, or the secret partier. On the other...

Liberty students support Relay for Life in more ways than one

Jocelyn Tierney, Entertainment Co-editor
June 16, 2014
Filed under Column, Online Exclusives

Relay for Life isn’t just about raising money to help find a cure; it is also about celebrating those who have beat cancer and remembering those who lost the fight- and that is exactly what the 83 students from Liberty did last weekend. The event took place at Issaquah High School on May 31st; it started...

Summer is just around the corner

Nate Jarvis, Sports Co-editor
June 16, 2014
Filed under Column, Online Exclusives

The summer is just around the corner, with each day getting nicer and nicer students experience a lack of drive to finish out the school year strong. With each day that passes students get excited to be out in the sun, on the beach and hanging out with friends. This time of year is when the final...

Liberty’s unsung heroes

Joel Tinseth, Beat Editor
June 16, 2014
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Behind every curtain, there is an operator hard at work making sure that everything at the show is running as it should. At Liberty, things are no different. While we have amazing teachers that we interact with daily, there is a lot more to Liberty than we see every day. There are many different teachers...

Summer time lovin’, changes are a-comin’

Jordan Carlson, Backpage Co-editor
June 16, 2014
Filed under Column, Online Exclusives

As the winter comes to a close, warm weather and nice days approach. With this wave of nice weather and spring come newly grown plants and leaves, which also bring about allergies. Seasonal allergies such as hay fever are very common at liberty high school. Every day in class there are kids making a...

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