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Drama and Filmmaking Explosion

Ella Gage, News Editor

November 21, 2019

There’s something out there for everyone, and drama is that something for a lot of people at this school,” drama-filmmaking teacher and director Dr. Michael Butterworth said. This year, there’s been an explosion in numbers...

Science classrooms face thermal distress

Ben Royce, Senior Writer

November 21, 2019

Hot or cold? These rooms can’t decide! Numerous classrooms in the science hallway currently host faulty heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, leading to either frigid or tropical mornings for dozens of students. “Some...

Are you smarter than a 4th grader?

Serena Sherwood, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

The award winning Iron Patriots don’t just build robots–they forge connections. This year the robotics team has not only found new friends from the United Robotics program, but also from local elementary schools, where they...

Meet the NJROTC 2019-2020 staff

Amelia Nored, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

Not everybody is cut out to be a NJROTC staff member. But this year, seniors Olivia Van Ry, Jacob Hill, Bruce Vagt, Christopher Lew, and Evan Rosenfelt have mastered the role of being leaders. “It’s difficult, for sure,”...

Back in it to win it: L’Cafe returns with Restaurant wars

Serena Sherwood, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

If you had to ask Zarah Matsuda, Liberty’s culinary arts teacher, what her favorite menu would be, the answer is simple. “It needs to have a ton of variety, and a lot of options”. Fortunately, Liberty’s going to get that...

Peer tutors: they exist!

Benjamin Royce, Senior Writer

November 21, 2019

“I don’t know. Let’s ask the tutor!” Peer tutors are here, and they’re eager to help students with any and all questions from Spanish to Calculus. Many students have a class with one of these teenage educators, but...

A Blast into Homecoming’s Past

Amelia Nored, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

Imagine the homecoming dance: everyone dressed up in their finest attire, dancing to the top songs from the 21st century, and taking pictures with friends inside Liberty’s cafeteria. It’s easy to picture what homecoming is...

What can’t Mr. Hood do?

Hallie Chen, Editor-in-Chief

October 12, 2019

He claims he has no secret powers, but he also knows the location of every item in Liberty’s inventory. This year, Liberty’s long-time tech specialist and inventory wizard Benjamin Hood has settled into a new role. But while...

Black Belt Brett

Black Belt Brett

October 12, 2019

Meet Liberty’s new teachers: Barbara Maier

October 11, 2019

Language Arts Q: Most embarrassing moment? A: In 9th grade, I got a date to the dance. Our table was right in front of the band, so everyone was looking at us. But my date pulled out my chair while I was sitting down, and I f...

Meet Liberty’s new teachers: Jeffery Woffinden

October 11, 2019

Computer Science Q: How did you get into computer science? A: When I first went into the Air Force, I took the general test, and I guess I was smart enough to work with computers when I was 18, so they trained me to do that...

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