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The Patriot Press

Q and A on construction with Mr. Almy

Jordan Carlson

December 17, 2013


Filed under News, Online Exclusives

Have there been any setbacks or failures with this construction project if yes what are they? On this particular site, the biggest issue that we’ve encountered is soil conditions. After you get down to a certain level, you experience a lot of water. In, phase 2 as we did excavation work we had to...

The annexation of the 600 building

Jordan Carlson

December 17, 2013


Filed under Column, Online Exclusives

Due to construction of the new building, the 600 wing has been left alone out in the boonies of liberty. Liberty High School is being remodeled and is currently in the last phase of the project. The area being remodeled is the main classroom wing where all core classes are located. This building is...

DECA Competition

DECA Competition

Amanda Roberts

December 17, 2013


Filed under Online Exclusives, Photo of the Day, Showcase

On Tuesday, December 10th, DECA students take part in Mock competition in the commons of Liberty High School in order to prepare themselves for Area Competition on January 10th. The students either participated in a role-play, case study or paper where they prepared in class and made a presentation f...

Students support The Beat for the American Heart Association

Ellie Hohensinner

December 16, 2013


Filed under Column, Online Exclusives

Across the school you see red, for the American Heart Association. The American Heart Association is an organization that supports and helps the fight against cardiovascular disease, and the risk of stroke. Since the organization began in 1949, they have raised over 3.5 billion dollars of research into...

Lunchroom Fun

Lunchroom Fun

Nate Jarvis

December 16, 2013


Filed under Online Exclusives, Photo of the Day, Showcase

Liberty students enjoy their new refurbished lunchroom located alongside a new L-café and Deca stores. The new locations are really convenient for many students at liberty. “Its super easy to go get a quesadilla at the L-café then go get a candy bar or snack at Deca” said junior Taylor Jackson.

Absence of snowfall leads to the delay of snow sports

Amanda Roberts

December 16, 2013


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All throughout the summer and fall, a skier or snowboarder looks forward to the cold weather’s arrival so the long awaited day to carve the slopes of a mountain comes faster. This year, however, it seems as if this anticipated day will come later than ever. Snoqualmie Pass, being the closest ski...

Let it snow, let it snow

Nate Jarvis

December 16, 2013


Filed under Column, Online Exclusives

Every year at the start of December the weather always changes and you get into the holiday spirit. During this time the anticipation of a winter wonderland of snow has all students waiting for that call that gives them a school closure or a delay. This year has been very misleading for the first half...

Seven Strategies to Rock Finals

Jocelyn Tierney

December 16, 2013


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As Finals are approaching, stress, sleepiness, and anxiety is enviable. However there are many strategies’ to ease the stress and prepare you to do well on your Finals, all it takes is a time, perseverance, and a whole lot of dedication. #1 – Study in groups Get together a group of friend...

The United States is not the only country in the world

Joel Tinseth

December 16, 2013


Filed under Column, Online Exclusives

Most colleges require that you spend two years in a foreign language class before they will admit you. Most people breeze through those two years and never think about them again. Most students never think about the courses again. Most students are throwing away a huge chance. Deep inside the US,...

There is such a thing as too much homework

Taylor Jackson

December 16, 2013


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“I spent four hours on homework last night—just for this class!” The phrase is a constant greeting every time I step into my AP US History class on a B-day morning, or after lunch in AP Lang. Sometimes it is said with irritation, others almost with a morbid sense of pride. Homework and notes in...

Lights Dazzle the New Courtyard

Lights Dazzle the New Courtyard

Ellie Hohensinner

December 16, 2013


Filed under Online Exclusives, Photo of the Day, Showcase

New decorations are surrounding the new courtyard of the main entrance of the school. Holiday lights and snowflakes are plastered throughout the new commons on the windows and walls, enhancing the excitement toward the winter break approaching. Sophomore Lauryn Hepp said towards the new decorations,...

Pajama Day

Pajama Day

Taylor Jackson

December 16, 2013


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During the week of December 16 to the 20, students display their winter spirit by dressing up for the spirit days. The week starts off with pajama day and ends with a blackout to kick off winter break. Sophomores Jocelyn Tierney, Lorrin Johnson, and Amanda Roberts show off their PJs.

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