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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 ...

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May 28, 2014


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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


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    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


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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 ...

Hey Liberty, can we go thrift shopping?

Jacob Johnston

March 18, 2013


Filed under Entertainment

Macklemore’s breakout single "Thrift Shop" has created greater awareness for the old-fashioned industry. The single has shed new light on the idea of thrift shopping and the items people can find. So why do people buy clothes at thrift shops?  The answer is pretty obvious: to save money. But und...

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...

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