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The effects of credit changes by grade

Shannon Heckt

November 1, 2013

As if the SAT, ACT, PSAT, HSPE, district tests, and state tests weren’t enough. Washington State has now changed the graduation requirements again. The grad requirements are different depending on which graduating class you are in....

Students push for women’s wrestling team

Galen Posch

November 1, 2013

Led by junior Joanna Moreira, a group of students is attempting to form a Liberty women’s wrestling team to participate in the upcoming winter season. If they are successful, it would be the first women’s wrestling team eve...

What does the government shutdown mean for Liberty?

Grant Rayfield

November 1, 2013

As of Tuesday, Oct. 1, the United States government officially shut down as a result of the failure of Congress to pass a working budget deal.  But what does this news mean for the average citizen of the United States, and th...

Liberty seniors detect cosmic rays, prepare for future

Anna Malesis

November 1, 2013

During the first week of August four seniors attended a Quarknet workshop at the University of Washington for local high school students. At the program, a variety of professionals taught them how to build and use cosmic ray ...

Inclement weather causes construction delays

Claire Good

November 1, 2013

The construction at Liberty has provoked questions from students about the reasons behind delays, the new plaza and 500 buildings, and details on the finished school. One change in that process is the majority of construction worker...

Students explore career options at Bellevue College

Olliver Janders

April 26, 2013

On Friday, March 22, a record 27 Liberty students attended the Expanding Your Horizons conference at Bellevue College.  This five hour conference is put on by the American Association of University Women and aims at increasing...

District moves to create more sustainable practices

Galen Posch

March 18, 2013

Sustainability week; a spirit week aiming to encourage students to take up more sustainable practices, will occur on the week of March 18 through March 22. Each day follows a theme, with those for Monday through Thursday seen...

Maximizing the 8-period schedule

Nathan Dahm

March 18, 2013

How do we maximize our time?" is the new question at hand now that Liberty’s eight-period block schedule has been secured. With roughly 127 hours of student face time available, Principal Josh Almy and staff have started discu...

District restructuring social studies curriculum

Signe Stroming

January 3, 2013

No more studying Alexander the Great. No more studying the Aztecs and Mayans. No more studying the changing class structure of the French Revolution. These are all now things of the past. To create a more uniform and comprehensive hi...

Interhigh aims to improve sportsmanship

Trevor Sytsma

January 3, 2013

Last month, eleven Liberty students traveled to Garfield High School in Seattle to engage in a district-wide Interhigh with other students in the KingCo league to address common sportsmanship issues in all KingCo schools. All ...

Physettes Club goes on an arctic expedition

Stephanie Hays

November 26, 2012

I’m trying to connect them with real science. Not something that’s a simulator, not something that’s idealized, but something that is actually out in the physical environment . . . to figure out what is going on," Physe...

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