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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...

The immigration dilemma: how do immigrants impact Liberty?

Katrina Filer and Christina Tuttle

On January 27, 2017, President Trump first issued an executive order temporarily suspending immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries. People from across the political...

May 11, 2017 • Comments closed

The roles of romance and friendship

May 9, 2017

Recognizing and respecting Liberty’s religions

March 27, 2017

Anxiety and Depression: the hidden struggles of a Patriot

November 4, 2016

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BP Profile: Always pranking kid

First thing you do when you wake up every morning is grab your air horn and run to your sister’s room. She’s about to be pranked. BWAAAAPPPP. Satisfied that she has been...

May 11, 2017 • Comments closed

BP Profile: Always getting pranked kid

May 11, 2017

Liberty advice: how to achieve your dream job

May 11, 2017

BP Profile: Grades obsessed kid

May 11, 2017

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Volunteering: more than just details on your college app

Skyler Radford, Focus Editor

During his third year of volunteering for the Woodland Park Zoo, senior Anthony Alegrete was in charge of educating the park patrons about the raptor exhibit. He felt fairly...

May 11, 2017 • Comments closed

The pain that phones are causing

May 11, 2017

The importance of self-care

May 11, 2017

Vegan Patriots share their lifestyle

May 11, 2017

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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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NJROTC: keeping leadership and community strong

NJROTC: keeping leadership and community strong

Kenadi Browne, Editor-in-Chief

As the year comes to a close, Liberty’s NJROTC (National Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps) program reflects significant change due to new leadership and structure under...

May 15, 2017 • Comments closed

DECA breaks records, sends 26 to nationals

May 11, 2017

Liberty scores a new scoreboard

May 11, 2017

Honors physics explores the universe at UW

May 11, 2017

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The ongoing war over trans bathroom rights

Wyatt Waters, Opinion Editor

Bathrooms, for most people, serve only to satiate a very specific need, and little more. They are not battlegrounds, warzones, nor points of contention. For transgender individuals,...

May 11, 2017 • Comments closed

Beef: Touchy-feely people

May 11, 2017

Beef: Unhooked on desk hooks

May 11, 2017

Credit for creativity: athletes of the arts

May 11, 2017

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The Patriot Press Reviews: LGBTQ+ Edition

Comic book: The Lumberjanes An all-ages comic, Lumberjanes is a cheesy but heartwarming story of a group of girls—Jo, Molly, April, Mal, and Ripley—and their adventures...

May 11, 2017 • Comments closed

Doctor Strange Review

March 27, 2017

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Review

March 27, 2017

Patriot Press Reviews: Stranger Things

November 4, 2016

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Liberty Census 2015

Volunteering: more than just details on your college app

Skyler Radford, Focus Editor

During his third year of volunteering for the Woodland Park Zoo, senior Anthony Alegrete was in charge of educating the park patrons about the raptor exhibit. He felt fairly...

May 11, 2017 • Comments closed

The pain that phones are causing

May 11, 2017

The importance of self-care

May 11, 2017

Vegan Patriots share their lifestyle

May 11, 2017

View All »

Editor’s pick: Awaken, my love

Tina Bardot, Staff Writer

If you’re looking for an upbeat tune to sing along with in the car, Childish Gambino’s “Awaken, My Love!” is not the album for you. However, as a post-shower relaxing...

May 9, 2017 • Comments closed

Editor’s pick: Perfectly Imperfect

May 9, 2017

Jazz band performs with Alan White from the band “Yes”

May 9, 2017

Editor’s pick: Cleopatra by The Lumineers

March 27, 2017

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The immigration dilemma: how do immigrants impact Liberty?

Katrina Filer and Christina Tuttle

On January 27, 2017, President Trump first issued an executive order temporarily suspending immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries. People from across the political...

May 11, 2017 • Comments closed

The roles of romance and friendship

May 9, 2017

Recognizing and respecting Liberty’s religions

March 27, 2017

Anxiety and Depression: the hidden struggles of a Patriot

November 4, 2016

View All »

The ongoing war over trans bathroom rights

Wyatt Waters, Opinion Editor

Bathrooms, for most people, serve only to satiate a very specific need, and little more. They are not battlegrounds, warzones, nor points of contention. For transgender individuals,...

May 11, 2017 • Comments closed

Beef: Touchy-feely people

May 11, 2017

Beef: Unhooked on desk hooks

May 11, 2017

Credit for creativity: athletes of the arts

May 11, 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

View All »

The Patriot Press Reviews: LGBTQ+ Edition

Comic book: The Lumberjanes An all-ages comic, Lumberjanes is a cheesy but heartwarming story of a group of girls—Jo, Molly, April, Mal, and Ripley—and their adventures...

May 11, 2017 • Comments closed

Doctor Strange Review

March 27, 2017

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Review

March 27, 2017

Patriot Press Reviews: Stranger Things

November 4, 2016

View All »

BP Profile: Always pranking kid

First thing you do when you wake up every morning is grab your air horn and run to your sister’s room. She’s about to be pranked. BWAAAAPPPP. Satisfied that she has been...

May 11, 2017 • Comments closed

BP Profile: Always getting pranked kid

May 11, 2017

Liberty advice: how to achieve your dream job

May 11, 2017

BP Profile: Grades obsessed kid

May 11, 2017

View All »

Forum for student expression since 1977
Forum for student expression since 1977