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Liberty: an unforgettable four years

Abby Russell

November 9, 2017

An inclusive environment, friendly faces, and a “we are one” mentality are all spectacular attributes of our school. This Thanksgiving, I am thankful for being able to attend Liberty all four years of my high school education.   As a freshman, high school was an intimidating jungle gym,...

The Patriot Press Reviews: LGBTQ+ Edition

May 11, 2017

Comic book: The Lumberjanes An all-ages comic, Lumberjanes is a cheesy but heartwarming story of a group of girls—Jo, Molly, April, Mal, and Ripley—and their adventures to achieve their Lumberjane patches while experiencing the magic of summer camp and friendship. Made by girls, for girls, these...

Showtime: Liberty’s Talent Show

Showtime: Liberty’s Talent Show

March 10, 2017

Sophomore Lili Galluzzo waits backstage before the talent show on March 10. She performed and original song mashup with sophomore Bailee Hawkins. "Everyone did a really good job and things went well!" Galluzzo said. The talent show raised over $3,000 for the sophomore class.

Salmon Days Shenanigans

Salmon Days Shenanigans

Katrina Filer, Feature Editor

October 25, 2016

Sophomores Alex Hartford and Ben Nored hang out with some “princesses” before they begin marching in the Salmon Days parade on October 1. “Goofing off before Salmon Days is one of the best parts of band, to be honest. We’ve been practicing for about four weeks, so it feels good to have those...

A day in the life of yearbook

A day in the life of yearbook

Adam Flash, Backpage Editor

October 25, 2016

Junior Lauren Wasisco is working hard on the design for her pages of the yearbook.  Wasisco is very excited for the yearbook this year, especially the final product. “I decided to take this class to get more involved at Liberty, and I’m really excited for it to be completed in the spring,” she...

Finishing the year strong

Finishing the year strong

Sydney Willoughby, Staff Writer

May 24, 2016

Students in Tracy Dennis’s Chemistry class embark on their final Lab Formal of the year.  Macay Fischer, Maxon Thornhill, Marco Sobrino and Hannah Julius work together as a group in order to complete multiple trials in this reaction lab. “This assignment is crucial to my grade. We need to make sure...

A sonic symphony of sound

A sonic symphony of sound

Wyatt Waters, Staff Writer

May 24, 2016

Liberty’s Patriot Philharmonic String Orchestra prepares for the upcoming Black Light Concert at the beginning of June. Violinists, violists, cellists and bassists all work diligently and cooperatively to produce a truly beautiful sound. “To me, Orchestra means family and art. It’s the accumulated...

Celebrating service

Celebrating service

Christina Tuttle, Staff Writer

May 24, 2016

Liberty Key Club members attend a Divisional Council Meeting held at Bellevue High School on April 22. These DCMs are held once a month and provide an opportunity for the 10 Key Clubs in the division to meet. While there, members played icebreakers, attended officer workshops, and received awards. “I...

Flipping the classroom

Flipping the classroom

Kiran Singh, Staff Writer

May 24, 2016

Mrs. Hafferty’s pre-calculus students engage in a unit where the classroom is “flipped,” letting students do notes at home and complete worksheets in class. “It’s a really effective way to learn,” junior Sienna Rice said. “It makes it easier to understand concepts because you can always...

Pitching with passion

Pitching with passion

Sam Kelderman, Sports Editor

May 24, 2016

Junior Torey Anderson leans back and prepares to pitch the ball to his opponent. The patriots’ baseball team played Lake Washington on Friday April 22nd and lost to them 15-5. Even though the patriots lost to them, the boys are 8-11 this season and have experienced a new team dynamic this year which...

Water Woes

Water Woes

Anna Malesis, Editor-in-Chief

May 20, 2016

After a plumbing problem, several classrooms and a hallway on the ground floor of the 500 wing were flooded. The hall had to be closed, and after the flood was resolved, the trim was removed, leaving the walls bare and damaged. “It sucks that this happened when the school was so new,” senior Maddie...

The end is near

The end is near

Lorrin Johnson, Editor-in-Chief

May 20, 2016

Senior Amanda Roberts signs the name of her college on the “College Commitment Wall” in the lunchroom. “I can’t believe that we have all committed to colleges and are soon going to start the next chapters of our lives,” Roberts said. “I’m so proud of everyone and cannot wait to see where...

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