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Participation: an overview

April 22, 2015

There are two types of people in the world: those who jump on the chance to respond to a question, and those who cringe when the teacher says “participating is required.” Participation can be easy...

Patriot family: how Montalvo fits in at Liberty

April 22, 2015

Countless times, senior Zoey Izen glances up at her rear-view mirror only to find red and blue lights glaring back at her. But when she pulls over to the side of the road and rolls her window down, she...

Hard work: what Montalvo does for Issaquah School District

April 22, 2015

Many of the jobs Montalvo has at Liberty go unnoticed. Liberty students know him as the guy who catches speeders before and after school, fights to keeps us safe, and makes sure we obey the laws. However,...

Early beginnings: how Montalvo became a school resource officer

April 22, 2015

On average, most college graduates will hold ten jobs in their lifetimes. But from a young age, Montalvo was captivated by police work. As a child growing up in California, Montalvo frequently watched...

What is cheating?

Below are different scenarios where Liberty students gave their input on what cheating really looks like at Liberty.
April 20, 2015

Scenario 1: Using Sparknotes to help you understand a complicated Shakespeare assignment Yes: 25%                No: 75%   Scenario 2: Copying homework solutions that your teacher...

What is GSA?

GSA isn’t just a club--it’s a group of Patriots who value and respect the differences of people within society and spread that value to the Liberty community.
April 16, 2015

Every Wednesday afternoon from 3:45-4:45, Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) members meet in room 5136 to further educate themselves on the LGBT community and the hardships that they face. The GSA club’s eventual...


April 16, 2015

Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network The GLSEN is dedicated to providing events and volunteer programs for students of all gender identities and sexual orientations. Visit PFLAG...

The true colors of an LGBT Ally

Being an ally of the LGBT community doesn’t just mean dressing in pride colors or heading off to Seattle’s Pride Parade; it means being conscientious and respectful towards the lifestyles and identities of others. Many Patriots have already started doing these things, because all it takes is being kind to everyone and willing to lend a helping hand to a peer. The most important thing to keep in mind as an ally is that it’s not about you, but about those you ally with.
April 16, 2015

Listen more, talk less. A WAY to be a good ally is to listen. Let them tell you what they’re feeling. Just because you’re not the one facing the societal pressures that your LGBT friend is doesn’t...

Key Terms:

April 16, 2015

Ally Typically any non-LGBT person who supports and stands up for the rights of LGBT people. LGBT people can be allies as well, such as a lesbian who is an ally to a transgender person. Transgender An...

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