The Patriot Press

Favoritism

Rebekah Campbell

March 20, 2013


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There is one in every class: the kid that is always praised for their academic talents and glorified for their ability to comprehend the subject with ease by the teacher. Of course, it only makes sense that a student with such an elite academic stance should be pampered and praise by the teacher,...

Student athlete or athlete student: which comes first?

Miranda Bukantz

March 20, 2013


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It’s twelve o’ clock on a Friday afternoon and your stomach is churning. It is the day of your big state game for basketball and you are leaving school at one to catch the bus and ride over to Ellensburg. At this moment you are sitting in AP Lang, but your mind is not on rhetorical strategies. Next,...

GPA’s: why aren’t they weighted?

Stephanie Hays

March 20, 2013


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A student’s GPA tells many different things about a student. It speaks of their grades, their class rank, and is a huge factor in getting into college. However, it does not always accurately show one thing: how hard a student worked. Un-weighted GPAs do not apply the difficulty of a class in contribution...

It starts here

Neil Chakravarty

March 20, 2013


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Members of the LHS Class of 2017 file into the auditorium with their parents prior to the start of Freshman Orientation.

Finally Back

Kevin Ahrens

March 20, 2013


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Members of the liberty community rejoice as Kami Teriyaki reopened for business with new sets of tables, and a fancy new booth. The restaurant was shut down after a women drove her minivan through the front window a couple of weeks ago.

Respect

Natalie Gress

March 20, 2013


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R.E.S.P.E.C.T. Find out what it means. There is no excuse for belittling the efforts of other human beings. If people could open their eyes and realize that the world doesn’t revolve around them, they might take the time to check their attitudes and note the way that they treat other people. One...

Breaking the Ice

Kendall Isner

March 20, 2013


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Liberty’s ASB class plays ice breaker games and talks about new spirit and inclusion ideas with students from Juanita, Bellevue and Garfield High Schools.  Interhigh is a program designed to help ASB in different high schools of the KingCo area learn from one another by picking three “exchange days”...

Spring sports under appreciated

Matt Campbell

March 20, 2013


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Every year as football passes and the basketball season comes to a close there is a weird thing that happens for spring sports. Spring sports tryouts occur and athletes are cut or accepted as a part of the team. Several weeks of practice (The same as football and basketball) pass by and the first game/meet...

Henry the Neighbor Dog

Dalton O'Brien

March 20, 2013


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Wandering Dog- The famous Liberty wandering dog goes wherever it pleases, whether that is on campus or the roads surrounding Liberty. The dog, rumored to be partially blind, is owned by a former student of Liberty.

Group projects without the group

Kalie Murphy

March 20, 2013


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When a teacher announces a group project or quiz, there are always a variety of reactions: sighs of relief, looks of anticipation, or groans of disgust.  Regardless of the reaction, most everyone will agree that group collaboration is a valuable life skill. However, in group tests and projects, the...

Gymnastics

Anjali D'Souza

March 20, 2013


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Gymnastics Captain, Tia Riley (12), competes on the balance beam at Districts. Riley ended up placing in the all-around category and Districts, and advanced to State where she finished her season with some of the highest scores she’s ever had.

School Under Construction

Alex Bruck

March 20, 2013


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School under construction- The disunity of Liberty

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