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BP Profile: Sentimental kid

December 15, 2017


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You’ve always been the sentimental type. Throughout your youth, you obsessively scrapbooked and made sure to collect the signatures of every single kid in your grade for your yearbook. As you’ve grown up, you’ve kept every single toy and stuffed animal, writing your favorite memory about that...

BP Profile: Skiing kid

December 15, 2017


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After water skiing every day of the summer, you eagerly count the days until the first snow falls. You walk through the hallways every day, fully decked out in your ski gear. Your classmates have learned to duck whenever you walk around a corner so they don’t get hit in the head by your skis. Every...

Backpage Advice: Last minute college essay ideas

December 15, 2017


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Many high school seniors procrastinate on writing their college application essays. It can be stressful thinking of the perfect topic to write about. But don’t worry! The Backpage has put together a list of the best last-minute college essay ideas which are sure to get you into any school! The lessons...

Starbucks under fire for controversial cups

December 15, 2017


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The month of November had just begun, but people were already complaining about the hidden meaning behind Starbucks’ holiday-themed cups. The conspiracy this time? Starbucks is pushing the gay agenda on the public with their cups, which depict a pair of “gender-neutral hands.” As humans are wont...

Backpage Profile: Pumpkin spice kid

November 9, 2017


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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 changing into your pumpkin-themed orange outfit and spritzing yourself with pumpkin spiced fragrance, you head out. A pit stop...

Backpage Profile: Holding on to summer kid

November 9, 2017


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With wind rustling the trees and grey clouds blanketing the sky, you wake up and immediately check the weather on your phone. “High of 40, low of 30” it reads. “Perfect! I know exactly what I’ll wear!” you say while putting on a pair of board shorts and tank top. “It’s pouring rain....

Get to know your Liberty cults

November 9, 2017


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Here at Liberty, we are one. We encourage students to join clubs, participate in activities, and make friends. However, some groups take this more seriously than others, earning spots on the Liberty Cult Watch List. Let’s get to know the Liberty cults! Cross Country The Cross Country cult preaches co...

Schools crack down on dabbing and bottle flipping epidemic

November 9, 2017


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Car accidents. House fires. Gunshot wounds. Dabbing. Bottle flipping. What do these all have in common? Their extreme danger. This is why Liberty’s handbook video has banned dabbing and bottle flipping on premises, for fear of the incredibly harmful side effects of these actions. Studies have shown...

BP Profile: Sad School Is Over Kid

June 2, 2017


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You wake up, but the sweet siren sound of your alarm is not there to greet you. You lay there for hours, your mood becoming worse and worse as the realization sets in: summer has begun. You consider trying to sleep until fall, but eventually give up on that. Finally crawling out of bed, you slumber...

BP Profile: The Average Kid

June 2, 2017


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You awake at 6 AM on the dot to a loud, relaxing “BEEP. BEEP. BEEP” followed by the daily yelling of your family to change your alarm -- but you’re too lazy to do so. Plus, it’s the clock’s default alarm, and there must have been a reason for that. Then, you dress yourself in your daily...

Administration cracks down on AP cheating

June 2, 2017


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By order of the district, Liberty will take new steps to crack down on cheating in AP exams. “We got to brainstorming how students cheat and what we could do to prevent it,” Beth Mac said. “Round about the cauldron we went, and by the pricking of my thumbs, we came up with what I believe are...

Teacher/Student Public Interactions: What would you do? What would you say?

June 2, 2017


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If Dhaman Kaur saw Buchli in public: “I would see Buchli on the Cougar Mountain trails, and I probably would be running, and Buchli would be hiking or jogging. We might stop and talk about how more people have to get out on the trails and should stop sitting on their butts all day because sitting ...

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