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It’s actually a rain garden

It’s actually a rain garden

Lorrin Johnson, Feature Editor

March 27, 2015

Remember the swampy mess outside of the English wing that once resembled an abandoned rice paddy? The area is actually Liberty’s new rain garden, and is quickly reaching completion. A permeable path of rocks and water-absorbing plants combine to create one of Liberty’s newest sustainable features....

A working work of art

A working work of art

Megan So, Staff Writer

March 27, 2015

The Hammering Man in downtown Seattle, designed by Jonathan Borofsky, is one of many around the world. He is 48 feet high and can be viewed hard at work on University Street in front of the Seattle Art Museum.

Talent show tales of success

Talent show tales of success

Kenadi Browne; Marthe Jatun, Staff Writer(s)

March 26, 2015

The annual Talent Show just passed recently! ASB sophomores selected the most talented students at Liberty to perform Tuesday, March 3, at 7pm. “I’m looking forward to seeing all the amazing talent at Liberty,” sophomore Nicole D’Ettore, who is performing in the show, said. Tickets for the show...

The return of the prodigal toner

The return of the prodigal toner

Jordan Carlson, Backpage Editor

March 26, 2015

AP English and Journalism advisor Kris Daughters saves the efficiency of the Journalism staff. After a long and torturous month of low toner, the journalists were losing hope. But on February 24 Daughters lifts the hearts of a stressed out journalism class and reinstitutes sanity and happiness to the...

Hands-on learning

Hands-on learning

Jocelyn Tierney, Entertainment Editor

March 26, 2015

Sliding a bowling ball across the ice, Junior Alex Le pushes the ball to junior Jocelyn Tierney this last Monday, March 3. The physics classes are studying frictionless motion and got to walk to SnoKing to conduct this experiment.  “It was a lot more interesting than just sitting in class, we really...

Golfers prepare for upcoming season

Golfers prepare for upcoming season

Gabby Messina, Staff Writer

March 26, 2015

Senior Christina Snow and sophomore Jada Woo prepare for the golf season at a pre-season practice at Newcastle Golf Course. While these practices are optional, many attend to keep their game on par during the offseason. “I’m really looking forward to this year,” said senior captain Hannah Hanson,...

Taking inventory

Taking inventory

Ellie Hohensinner, News Editor

March 26, 2015

Junior Brian Duffner intricately counts the amount of t-shirts that are in stock at DECA’s Spirit Shack. DECA’s Spirit Shack sells a variety of different Liberty branded items, including the blue t-shirt for sale with the saying, “I bleed blue, green and silver”. “We do inventory every once...

Bagged and tagged

Bagged and tagged

Christine Chappelle, Photography Editor

March 26, 2015

Liberty’s robotics team places the bag over their 2015 robot on February 17, 2015 at 11:59 pm. The team spent six weeks designing and building this bot to compete in Recycle Rush at Auburn Mountainview High School February 27-28 and Shorewood High School March 21-22. “I have been on the team since...

What’s cookin?

What’s cookin?

Brittany Toombs, Staff Writer

March 26, 2015

Student chefs work hard in the high-stress but very exciting L’Café environment. The L’Café has been consistently trying to change up their menu to offer specials relative to seasons, holidays, and events. Many long-time customers recall the Seahawk-themed menu for the Superbowl. “My favorite...

Fighting the stigma of mental illness

Fighting the stigma of mental illness

Anne Wu, Staff Writer

March 26, 2015

At a weekly meeting of Mind Matters, senior Ian Nanney, junior Drew Hardcastle, and mental health counselor Ms. Oxford brainstorm presentation ideas for the upcoming fair, State of Mind. “Participating in the fair will give us an opportunity to show the community what the club is about and to provide...

Kicking out the competition

Kicking out the competition

Amanda Roberts, Feature Editor

March 26, 2015

The Liberty Drill Team attended a competition at Decatur High School on February 21 and earned a first place trophy in the kick category. The team performed their Cheshire Cat themed routine at scored a 254, over 25 points higher than the 2nd place team. The team is now moving on to the District Competitio...

Physettes feel many minerals

Physettes feel many minerals

Allie Bowe, Staff Writer

March 26, 2015

Paige Balut and Caitlin Antonson rock! I mean mineral, in Physettes while observing the collection of minerals in the library. “We’ve been trying to work on more environmental studies, when Buchli makes us” Armstrong said.

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