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The Patriot Press

  • Goal-Scoring Girls
  • Showtime: Liberty’s Talent Show
  • 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
  • Goal-Scoring Girls
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    Goal-Scoring Girls

    The Liberty girls soccer team heads off to compete against West Valley High School for their 6:00 game at Shoreline Stadium. They are two wins away from taking the state title for the first time since 2013.

  • Showtime: Liberty’s Talent Show
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    Showtime: Liberty’s Talent Show

    Sophomore Lili Galluzzo waits backstage before the talent show on March 10. She performed and original song mashup with sophomore Bailee Hawkins. "Everyone did a really good job and things went well!" Galluzzo said. The talent show raised over $3,000 for the sophomore class.

  • 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...

Our environment, our responsibility

Annabelle Smith, Valerie Adams, Brigitte Larkin, and Will Wick

November 9, 2017 • Comments closed

Most of Liberty’s students are aware of the importance of a healthy environment. In fact, 97% of Liberty students believe the climate is changing, and 93% of students believe...

Celebrating 40 Years of Patriot Pride

Celebrating 40 Years of Patriot Pride

September 29, 2017

Drugs, Alcohol…Phones?

Drugs, Alcohol…Phones?

June 6, 2017

The immigration dilemma: how do immigrants impact Liberty?

May 11, 2017

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November 9, 2017 • Comments closed

You wake up to a text alert from Starbucks: “Pumpkin Spice season is back!” You’ve waited all year for this day, and you’re prepared to make the most of it. After...

Backpage Profile: Holding on to summer kid

November 9, 2017

Get to know your Liberty cults

November 9, 2017

Schools crack down on dabbing and bottle flipping epidemic

November 9, 2017

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Skyler Radford, Focus Editor

May 11, 2017 • Comments closed

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...

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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November 24, 2014 • Comments closed

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

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Emily Bassett, Assistant News Editor

November 9, 2017 • Comments closed

In gloves, you sit on the ground, sorting through manure to find worms. You’re trying to figure out how better to prescribe antibiotics to deworm horses, because, much like...

Wings of Karen: a race to save lives

November 9, 2017

Junior Bridget Ury speaks at Children’s Congress

November 9, 2017

Literary Magazine showcases student art

November 9, 2017

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Madison Prather, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017 • Comments closed

Washington’s new distracted driving laws are both reasonable and necessary, especially in light of our growing dependence on phones for constant communication. Nearly everyone...

Is that really cultural appropriation?

November 9, 2017

Cutting away at LSN

November 9, 2017

Tests should reflect learning, not speed

November 9, 2017

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Hallie Chen, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017 • Comments closed

After five years of silence, the author of best-selling novels, including The Fault In Our Stars and Paper Towns, is back, but it’s not much to get excited about. John Green...

T.V. Review: Riverdale

November 9, 2017

Movie Review: Dunkirk

November 9, 2017

Teachers reveal prom mishaps

June 2, 2017

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Liberty Census 2015

Skyler Radford, Focus Editor

May 11, 2017 • Comments closed

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...

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 »

Elise Sickinger, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017 • Comments closed

Struggle isn’t unique. Everyone deals with their own issues personally, but it is when one goes through a crisis that it is truly brave to put one’s suffering out in the...

Album Review: Gemini

November 9, 2017

Liberty Band takes the center stage at halftime

November 9, 2017

Albums Worth Checking Out: X Infinity by Watsky

Albums Worth Checking Out: X Infinity by Watsky

June 2, 2017

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Our environment, our responsibility

Annabelle Smith, Valerie Adams, Brigitte Larkin, and Will Wick

November 9, 2017 • Comments closed

Most of Liberty’s students are aware of the importance of a healthy environment. In fact, 97% of Liberty students believe the climate is changing, and 93% of students believe...

Celebrating 40 Years of Patriot Pride

Celebrating 40 Years of Patriot Pride

September 29, 2017

Drugs, Alcohol…Phones?

Drugs, Alcohol…Phones?

June 6, 2017

The immigration dilemma: how do immigrants impact Liberty?

May 11, 2017

View All »

Madison Prather, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017 • Comments closed

Washington’s new distracted driving laws are both reasonable and necessary, especially in light of our growing dependence on phones for constant communication. Nearly everyone...

Is that really cultural appropriation?

November 9, 2017

Cutting away at LSN

November 9, 2017

Tests should reflect learning, not speed

November 9, 2017

View All »

November 24, 2014 • Comments closed

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

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Hallie Chen, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017 • Comments closed

After five years of silence, the author of best-selling novels, including The Fault In Our Stars and Paper Towns, is back, but it’s not much to get excited about. John Green...

T.V. Review: Riverdale

November 9, 2017

Movie Review: Dunkirk

November 9, 2017

Teachers reveal prom mishaps

June 2, 2017

View All »

November 9, 2017 • Comments closed

You wake up to a text alert from Starbucks: “Pumpkin Spice season is back!” You’ve waited all year for this day, and you’re prepared to make the most of it. After...

Backpage Profile: Holding on to summer kid

November 9, 2017

Get to know your Liberty cults

November 9, 2017

Schools crack down on dabbing and bottle flipping epidemic

November 9, 2017

View All »

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