The Patriot Press

Turbo-freshman-HC-Kid

October 18, 2012


Filed under Backpage, Student Profile

Your friends told you to, "chill out" and "give it a few weeks", but such novices needn’t be listened to. You’re in high school now, and what you’re preparing for is no middle school dance at the local community center: this is the real deal. It doesn’t matter that you’re quieter than a kitt...

Wall Punching Kid

October 18, 2012


Filed under Backpage, Student Profile

Others simply consider it a temporary wall, just another necessity of the construction operation. But to you, it’s so much more. Anything could lie behind that nondescript wall outside of Schneider and Yuen’s rooms: an excavation of alien artifacts, Narnia, Deletis’s secret hideout —the possi...

District to implement one-period-a-day schedule next year

October 18, 2012


Filed under Backpage

We all know change is just around the corner, and no it’s not puberty this time. It is worse, much worse than that Godzilla zit that planted itself on your nose in 7th grade. This is the breaking news that next year we will have one period a day, with all classes condensed into one big room that is cu...

The Most Interesting High School Student in the World

October 18, 2012


Filed under Backpage

This is just a day in the life of the world’s most interesting high school student—Chris "C-Money" Volk. Having spent most of his summer in Europe eating crepes and sipping fine fermented fruit juices, Mr. Volk returns to Liberty bringing with him a level of sophistication J. Franklin Jameson would be...

The Bridge to Terabithia

October 18, 2012


Filed under Backpage

Known worldwide as the gateway to Narnia, the pathway to success, or the Golden Promised Land, the bridge from the parking lot to the gym has always been special. Constructed last year from the finest woods harvested from deep in the Amazon, and riveted with the bolts of Zeus, what’s locally known...

Trust me… I’m a doctor

Alex Bruck

October 18, 2012


Filed under Backpage

Liberty’s only male nurse Catt Mampbell has discovered possibly the most deadly virus to hit Liberty since senioritis. "Besides the obvious strange musical addiction to 2 Chainz, the students have been contracting a serious and deadly case of the bird flu," Mampbell quietly whispered with fear. The ...

Constructing and conducting

Matt Campbell

October 18, 2012


Filed under Entertainment, The Beat

Imagine a world where carrying a 50 pound cello and cramming an oversized class into a space barely fit for one student is a daily task. This nightmare is a reality for Liberty’s music programs —due to construction, choir has been displaced to the auxiliary gym and the band and orchestra have been...

Spirit, Memories, Traditions

Shelby Lex

October 18, 2012


Filed under Entertainment

The music is blasting and the ground is vibrating from the beat and constant dancing. The air is muggy and electric with the energy of hundreds of enthusiastic Liberty students. This could mean only one thing—the arrival of Homecoming: a special time of year where the spirit is hyped and the anticipatio...

Exchange Students Take on America: Helena Frestadius

Kara Specer

October 18, 2012


Filed under Focus

The class stands, places their right hand on their heart, and as if it was second nature, repeats the all too familiar words—"I pledge allegiance, to the flag…"; meanwhile, junior foreign exchange student from Sweden Helena Frestadius stares blankly at her peers, wondering what in the world they could...

Exchange Students Take on America: Patrick Kruse

Vica Hoffman

October 18, 2012


Filed under Focus

Maybe you’ve seen him around school, towering over most of the student body. That’s Patrick Kruse and unless you’ve heard his cool accent, you wouldn’t guess that he’s from Denmark. He’s just one of us, trying to make it through high school, endless homework and long, basketball practice...

How much change is right for the block schedule?

October 18, 2012


Filed under Press Perspective

What does Liberty stand to lose as of November? We can tell you it will not be the Patriot Pride so unique to this high school. We will stand by our school during the construction mess and in the adversity of a schedule change. We have been criticized for being loud, for fighting for our block sched...

Lessons learned from the Skyline threat: Be Kind

Nathan Dahm

October 18, 2012


Filed under Opinion

Ater closing due to a shooting threat on the Sept. 20, Skyline High School responds to the threat with leaps and bounds. The threat, which warned of a Columbine-like shooting, rattled the school’s student body and community, and caused them to look at their actions towards others: a concept that shoul...

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