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Hidden Talents

Elizabeth Yan, Staff Writer

June 2, 2020

We’ve been stuck in quarantine for over a month now, unable to go out and socialize. With so much time on your hands, it’s a perfect opportunity to dust off your learning skills and pick up a new activity! From embroidering to baking, Liberty patriots are beginning to find new talents! With th...

Caden Cole – Liberty’s hidden national athlete

Olivia Briggs, Staff Writer

May 19, 2020

The Patriot Press has written about many of Liberty’s sports and athletes, but there’s still one we haven’t covered: hydroplane racing. Sophomore Caden Cole’s family is full of hydroplane racers. He and his sister, eighth-grader Catalina Cole, travel around Washington and Idaho for their local comp...

All Around the World: Sydney Kim’s Journey

Hannah Kim, Staff Writer

May 19, 2020

“My greatest accomplishment is learning to speak English,” freshman Sydney Kim said.  To the surprise of many classmates, Kim’s first language isn’t English‒it’s Korean. Kim moved to the US from Korea when she was just in 5th grade. At the time, she could only say a few English phras...

Reaching for the Gold Play Button

Daniel Flash, Staff Writer

May 15, 2020

While most people during quarantine turn to binge-watching old Youtube videos, some turn to creating new content for viewers. That’s exactly what sophomore Dan Svidenko did. “I’ve made a Youtube channel before, but that didn’t work out, so the Corona break gave me the perfect opportunity to try a...

Liberty students make the most of their birthdays while in quarantine

Liberty students make the most of their birthdays while in quarantine

Naia Willemsen, Spotlight Editor

May 14, 2020

Celebrating a birthday while social distancing might be hard, but for senior Elyssa Minton, a birthday spent in quarantine was made extra special by her friends. “A couple of my friends came over to my house early in the morning to draw a huge chalk mural in my driveway,” Minton said.

Quarantine gets some color

Quarantine gets some color

Allison Stucky, Staff Writer

May 13, 2020

Quarantine is the perfect time to switch up your look. If you are brave enough, that means dying your hair a vibrant new color. While some might be hesitant to rock a flashy hairstyle, Liberty sophomores Connor Smith, Lucy Hegenderfer, and Ashlyn McCallum made use of their time at home to try something d...

Liberty Student News at-home edition

Gabrielle Parrish, Sports Editor

May 12, 2020

You may have watched Jimmy Kimmel’s recent video chat with Chris Hemsworth or the series of music videos directed by Pete Davidson’s mom on Saturday Night (not so) Live. This kind of television may be different from what we are used to, but many people would agree that it goes a long way to stay...

Lily Stempson takes learning beyond the classroom

Naia Willemsen, Spotlight Editor

April 5, 2020

Most students, upon hearing of a weeks-long school cancellation with no mandatory assignments, would take the unexpected break to spend their time watching TV, playing video games, and doing anything and everything that is not school.  Then there are the driven students, who would do the optional as...

Naira Jain continues Ms. Wood’s legacy

Dhwani Porecha, Staff Writer

March 22, 2020

What is it like to work diligently in high school and have it pay off by opening an acceptance letter from your dream school? Better yet, a school that a teacher you greatly look up to attended? Senior Naira Jain found out she was accepted into New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in the...

Freshman Feature: Jacob Clay

Naia Willemsen, Spotlight Editor

March 22, 2020

With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics coming up, it seems like the Olympics are on everybody’s brain. But very few people can say they’ve ever met an Olympian, and even fewer can say they know one. Jacob Clay, however, has the honor of being reminded to do his homework by an Olympian: his dad. But not just...

Teachers’ Past Valentine’s Days

March 22, 2020

You think your Valentine’s Day was strange? Wait till you hear these stories.

A job for curious minds

Hannah Kim, Staff Writer

March 21, 2020

Work is never fun. Especially for most teenagers who work mundane jobs after school and on weekends at different stores and fast-food places. But that is not the case for sophomore, Vincent Le. Le has been working at the Pacific Science center for almost a year under a program for teenagers called Discovery...

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