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Tips to survive Black Friday

Tips to survive Black Friday

November 26, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

- SET a budget... and stick to it. This is critical to avoid post shopping depression. - CREATE a game plan: Make a list of what you want and where you are planning on getting it. Create a strict schedule to maximize your winnings. - HAVE a list of things you want so you don’t impulsively buy...

Q & A with Ms. Klekas

Q & A with Ms. Klekas

Jocelyn Tierney, Entertainment Editor

October 24, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

“You Can’t Take It with You” is this year’s fall play and will be showing November 14-15 and 21- 22. This comedic play is about a man from a family of rich snobs who becomes engaged to a woman from a good-natured, but unquestionably unusual family. Drama teacher Katherine Klekas gives more details...

Homecoming Spirit Week: A Timeless Tradition

Homecoming Spirit Week: A Timeless Tradition

Rachel Hay, Senior Writer

October 24, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

Rituals are paramount to every culture, but traditions seem to be especially prevalent in the month of October. The people of Latin America will celebrate Day of the Dead in remembrance of lost loved ones. The American youth will dress up as their favorite characters and go door-to-door asking neighbors...

Drama club receives 5th Ave nominations

Jocelyn Tierney, Entertainment Editor

September 3, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

Anyone who saw this year’s musical knows it was good, but the 5th Avenue Theater thought it was excellent in several categories. The Patriot Players production of Once upon a Mattress received three nominations this year for 5th Avenue Awards. These included a nomination for Outstanding Costume D...

Liberty hosts its first Battle of the Bands

Joel Tinseth, Beat Editor

September 3, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, The Beat

On Tuesday, May 13, Liberty High School witnessed the first ever Battle of the Bands, which was coordinated by Band Director Jared Tanner. "The event was really fun with eight student acts and one teacher band," Tanner said. "There were about 140 in the audience and I anticipate a much bigger crowd and ...

Crossword Answers

May 28, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

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Coming soon to LHS: “Once Upon a Matress”

Shannon Heckt, Senior Writer

May 6, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

A marriage ban has been announced in a faraway kingdom preventing anyone from marrying until the prince does so himself. The overprotective queen has set up all possible candidates from surrounding lands for failure to ensure that no one is worthy to marry her son. A pregnant lady-in-waiting who is despe...

Tanner: the man behind the band

Kendall Isner and Rebekah Campbell

November 7, 2013


Filed under Entertainment, The Beat

Jared Tanner took over for the band and guitar classes at LHS after filling long-term sub Matt Smtih’s spot and will be teaching here for the foreseeable future. Q: What brought you to Liberty? A: There was a job opening and the music community is pretty small so I was first told "oh, there’s a ...

The Patriot Players take a new adaptation to an old play

Amanda Roberts

November 7, 2013


Filed under Entertainment

    This fall, the Patriot Players are presenting, once again, A Midsummer Night’s Dream.  It has been nine years since the show was done last at Liberty, so the Players are taking a new approach with a 1950’s interpretation of the original Shakespearian production.      "I was trying to ...

Thank you artists

Kendall Isner

April 26, 2013


Filed under Entertainment

When looking at art, it’s often easy to think, "I could do that". But the truth is that artistic expression is often harder than it seems. Some of the less artistically inclined. Patriot Press staff took on the challenge and created the following "works of art." As writers on the Patriot Press staff, w...

There’s an App for that!

Rachel Wittenberg

March 18, 2013


Filed under Entertainment

Need help studying for the SATs? There’s an app for that. Need help avoiding studying for the SATs? There’s an app for that, too. It’s no newsflash that the use of apps can both make life more convenient and less convenient at the same time. But what most students might not know is that there a...

The Poor student’s guide to food

Neil Chakravarty

March 18, 2013


Filed under Entertainment

If you frequently find yourself out on the town and in the panic of starvation, with nothing more than five bucks to your name, you’ve come to the right place. The East Renton Highlands "Strip" (a.k.a. N.E. 4th street) and surrounding area are home to a gaggle of fast food joints, the majority of ...

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