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Relay for Life

Relay for Life

Skyler Radford, Focus Editor

May 20, 2016

The Relay for Life was held on May 14th-15th at Issaquah High School and had hundreds of participants supporting cancer survivors and honoring those who passed away from cancer. Lanterns were lit that were decorated by families with relatives who fought cancer; they filled the track and stands where...

Behind the music

Behind the music

Adam Flash, Staff Writer

May 20, 2016

The Liberty High School Chamber Strings is in full swing preparing for their final concerts of the year, one on May 11th at Music Alive! and the end of the year concert on June 1st. Here they are pictured rehearsing their piece, Apotheosis. “Orchestra is an activity that makes me happy and I’m re...

A Beef on Internet Censorship

Allie Bowe, Focus Editor

January 22, 2016

The new conversation isn’t about book censorship, it’s about internet censorship. A question that I’ve always had is, why are some websites blocked from the school Wi-Fi, but others aren’t? I can easily get on a couple of my favorite social media sites (that I will not name), but if I want to...

A silver lining in our darkest hour

Ally Smith, Staff Writer

January 22, 2016

You trudge down the hallway accepting your fate. You slink into first period half-dead and barely breathing, its finals week. You sit in your desk awaiting the test that can make or break you, the test you’ve been studying for. Hours upon hours of time spent trying to memorize everything you need to...

Counselors provide someone to talk to

Allie Bowe, Focus Editor

November 27, 2015

Writing letters of recommendation, making sure everyone graduates on time, and helping students with their everyday stresses: the counselors' at Liberty are incredibly helpful people that I wish I knew about before this year, because they have helped me more than I realized they could in just the last...

Tough teachers deserve our thanks, too

Christina Tuttle, Staff Writer

November 27, 2015

We've all had that teacher: the one who you can never impress, the one whose tests you spend hours studying for. Every time you step into their class, you can almost feel your heart--and your grade-- drop. But these tough teachers are some of the most underappreciated members of the Liberty community. We...

What meme are you?

What meme are you?

Logan Allan, Online Editor

November 25, 2015

“Meme”- an element of a culture or system of behavior that may be considered to be passed from one individual to another by nongenetic means, especially imitation. Or simply said, a video, a piece of text, a picture, or a caption that is rapidly spread by Internet users to other Internet users. Take...

A pro-insomniac’s tips on sleep

Megan So, Feature Editor

November 24, 2015

Black. Is that what you see? Or is it the inability to see that you face? Either way, time is ticking on by as you lay in the silence of the early morning, and the time you set on your alarm is approaching alarmingly quickly--no pun intended. Since it is highly unlikely that you will fall asleep anytime...

Liberty students protest water leak

James Ricks, Backpage Editor

November 24, 2015

Liberty High School has a number of traditions. Whether it’s the spirit stick at assemblies, or the “Bod Squad” at Homecoming, the culture of Liberty is largely founded on our heritage. In the past few months, however, one of these Liberty traditions has come into question: the English hall water...

How to not effectively get through class without an existential crises

Fiona Hinkulow, Senior Writer

November 24, 2015

Deep contemplative moods can strike us when we are least expecting them. In the tortoise (half-awake, half-asleep) mode, after only having 4 hours of sleep the night before doing whatever assignment I had to do for whatever AP class, I get up and blast “A Soft Jazz Backdrop” playlist via my Spotify...

How to have a FRIENDSgiving party

Brittany Toombs, Managing Editor

November 24, 2015

Thanksgiving is a magical holiday: you basically have a federally-recognized excuse to eat excessively for a whole weekend. Don’t let this year’s Thanksgiving go to waste by only celebrating on November 26: throw your very own FRIENDS-giving party! The weekend before Thanksgiving, invite your...

Hawaiians vs. Hunters

Hawaiians vs. Hunters

Sydney Willoughby, Staff Writer

November 3, 2015

Tyra Christopherson turns the corner on Savannah Metger, as she rushes another eight yards to end the play. The Powder Puff Football game, the Hawaiians versus the Hunters, ended in a 0-0 draw on Oct. 21. “I had an amazing time when playing with other senior girls. Even though I didn’t really know...

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