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AP testing: the quarantine way

Hannah Kim, Staff Writer

April 6, 2020

Say goodbye to paper and pencil, this year’s AP tests are online... and at home? With the coronavirus cancelling many events and gatherings, important things such as the AP exams have been modified so that they still may ...

Words on the walls in the halls

Olivia Briggs, Staff Writer

March 21, 2020

Liberty’s walls were looking bare, and something to showcase what Liberty’s all about would be perfect. Lucky for us and the empty walls, Assistant Principal Andrew Brownson and his Word Committee of Natalie Crouse, Jasmine...

Malware attack sets Liberty back

Kaitlyn Keyes, Photography Editor

March 21, 2020

The day they returned from winter break, Liberty students came to school to find that something was amiss. It wasn’t until they entered their first period classes and found their teachers without the ubiquitous use of technology...

How Liberty plans to DECAmate the competition at State

Raquel Rossi, Staff Writer

March 21, 2020

The goal is always to Destroy Every Competitor Around. But how? DECA teacher Chris Gapinski prepares students to excel at the Washington State competition every year by getting competitors polished and ready to compete. “Liberty...

Math club’s new year’s resolutions

Rachel Matteson, Staff Writer

March 21, 2020

Liberty’s math club has set their new year's resolution. They’ve already been busy with hosting math competitions such as Math is Cool, Rocket City and taking the AMC tests. But what are they hoping to achieve this year? “We’re...

Liberty student awards: a pat on the back

Kaitlyn Keyes, Staff Writer

March 21, 2020

You’ve met the Charger Gold. Now meet the Liberty ‘Pat on the Back’ awards. Liberty is working towards developing its school-wide recognition system such that it aligns with the new school-wide PAT expectations. “We have c...

Why were finals not pushed back?

Olivia Briggs, Staff Writer

March 21, 2020

When it snows, brains shut off. School is forgotten. With snow having this effect on students, why were finals not pushed back? The decision came in a meeting between the three ISD high schools, Liberty, Issaquah, and Skyline,...

The secret behind club funding

Rachel Matteson, Staff Writer

March 21, 2020

At the beginning of every school year, ASB cards are advertised throughout the school as being a way to get into games for free, dock prices on Homecoming tickets and much more. But what they don’t tell you is that all the money...

Anatomy, ornithology, and physics, oh my!

Serena Sherwood, Staff Writer

March 21, 2020

“We have everything from astronomy, to doing things like building mousetrap cars. There’s really stuff for everyone,” club president Hallie Chen said about Science Olympiad. One area that Science Olympiad is competing in...

The AMC is A Major Challenge!

Raquel Rossi, Staff Writer

March 21, 2020

You’ve seen the posters on the wall. “Optional AMC exam before or after school.” But what is this mysterious AMC? “It’s a math test. If you take it and do well, you can get scholarships,” math teacher Thomas Kennedy...

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