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Band and choir students go to All-State

Matthew Rubenstein, Online Editor

December 18, 2018

Three days of practice, of rehearsal, of learning, of music. This year, four individuals from Liberty High School have auditioned and been selected to participate in the All-State Band and All-Northwest Choir. Two oboists, freshman...

The Issaquah School District struggles with growing pains

Emily Bassett, News Editor

November 30, 2018

Right now, the Issaquah School District has around 21,000 students spread out over 24 schools. With expected growths exceeding their current capacity, plans have been put in place to add at least four new schools, including a...

Physettes invites girls to explore STEM

Caitlyn Croppi, Assistant News Editor

November 30, 2018

From making their own crime scene to diagnosing mental disorders, Physettes introduces STEM job opportunities to encourage female and non-binary Liberty students who are interested in it. “Physettes started seven years ago....

Monsters, traps, and spells: the new fantasy game, Yu-Gi-Oh!

Khanh Dao, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018

The video gamers go to SMASH club. The board gamers have Dungeons and Dragons. And the card gamers can thank Sophomore Gabriel Ruelas for bringing the highest-grossing media franchise to Liberty—Yu-Gi-Oh!. Based on Duel Monsters...

Math club earns second place at “Math is Cool” competition

Daniel Noble, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018

The math club is characterized in pop culture as a haven for the kids that are shoved into lockers and given wedgies, but Brigitte Larkin, Math Club’s Public Relations Officer, is working hard to rebrand Liberty’s math club...

Jam Club is on the rise

Elise Sickinger, Managing Editor

November 30, 2018

Liberty’s Jazz Band is a highly pursued class among students. While there’s no shortage of jazz lovers throughout the school, Jazz Band has always been exclusive—not merely to Band students, but to the best players of only...

College commitment sweeps Liberty

Elilse Sickinger, Managing Editor

November 26, 2018

Almost every upperclassman is familiar with the involuntary chills that run down your spine at the thought of college. It seems that every year tuition prices go up, and acceptance rates go down. However, one thing that many students,...

Art club paints rocks for students to discover

Ashtyn Sakamoto, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018

From drawing to painting and everything in between, there is certainly something for everyone at Art Club. The club does a variety of activities on a weekly basis, like drawing challenges and art for the bulletin board. For Halloween,...

Korean Culture Club helps students expand knowledge

Brianna Nelson, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018

What do K-Pop, art projects, and Tuesdays have in common? The Korean Culture Club (KCC)! This new club is a place to learn about South Korean culture and its impact on Americans, despite the ocean between the two countries. During...

Patriot Company goes off the map for leadership crash course

Khanh Dao, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018

“Pick a number.” “Seven.” “Seven minutes. That’s how long we’re staying here for.” For what seemed like a marathon, the cadets groaned, puffed, and shook their way through the simple exercise of holding both...

Students CHANGE-ing lives around the world

Brianna Nelson, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018

From pocket change to funding for a small business, microlending, the lending of small amounts of money to a person or group of people to help start a small business, is impacting people all over the world. That impact is exactly...

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