The Patriot Press

Construction saving education

Jordan Carlson, Backpage Editor

November 26, 2014

The massed amount of construction workers and working efforts to build our new school has been much appreciated. Liberty High School is an amazing school full of hard working people who deserve a nice school. For the past 40 years we have been learning in the original Liberty and it’s time for a change....

Caffeine: the porter of our potential

Joel Tinseth, The Beat Editor

November 26, 2014

After a long day of stuff-doing, your worst fears as a prestigious and hardworking student come true: a night full of more stuff-doing. Piles of assignments surround you as you are entombed by textbooks and lab reports. Just when you are about to give up hope and softly kiss your immaculate academic...

A big thank you to our wonderful lunch staff

Jocelyn Tierney, Entertainment Editor

November 26, 2014

Finally, the best part of my day has arrived: Being handed the delicious food at lunch that will soon enter my growling stomach. However it’s not only the food that makes my day brighter, it’s the effervescent personalities of the Liberty lunch staff. Never failing to greet me with a smile, they a...

Fire drills feel faintly fortuitous

Jacqueline Rayfield, Opinion Editor

November 26, 2014

Fire drills have become pretty common place at Liberty. Whether planned or set off by accident we are all used to the blaring alarm pulling us out of our classes while we wait for the fire department to arrive. When the fire trucks pull up and the fire fighters realize that there is no emergency, they...

Punctuality is prominently preferred

Ian Page, Senior Writer

November 26, 2014

This thanksgiving I am especially thankful for the teachers this year for updating skyward and entering grades promptly and correctly. I don’t mean to call out any teachers or make it seem like this problem covers every single educator at Liberty High School but from my experience in high school some...

Our new building is more than its flaws

Hannah Matson, Design Editor

November 26, 2014

At times, Liberty students can’t be satisfied—give us a brand-new school and we complain that the floors are bare concrete covered with paint stains.  Cover the concrete with tile, and you’ll never hear the end of “OMG, my Ugg boots squeak so much when I walk down the halls!” I’ve had enou...

A good time to give thanks for Patriot Pride

Grant Rayfield, Online Editor

November 26, 2014

“I used to wake up dreading going to school,” my friend Kate told me.  “I knew that I would be bullied between classes, and that teachers would always side against me if I got sent to the office for getting in a fight with someone else.  I would tell them I was just protecting myself, but they...

Thanks Windows!

Gabby Messina, Staff Writer

November 26, 2014

The old building, or dungeon, was lacking in many areas, but perhaps the most serious ailment was the lack of windows. Students and faculty members would walk to the lower levels only to feel as if they were being engulfed in the concrete box that was our old school. Furthermore, being denied the opportunity...

The Importance of DECA at Liberty

Ellie Hohensinner, News Editor

November 26, 2014

DECA is an important organization and group at Liberty, and should be recognized and thanked for its existence and representation of the student body. The organization does more than just run the student store and the Patriot Pantry, but also represents the school in a larger way. The DECA students...

We are blessed for a lack of mess

Drew Brady, Senior Writer

November 26, 2014

A high school obviously produces its fair share of waste: recyclables, compost, garbage, litter, not to mention the other forms of waste we produce in porcelain receptacles. Somehow, we don’t have mountains of our trash rivaling the heights of Rainier or Kilimanjaro. Where does it all go? I’m...

The Importance of Patriot Perseverance

Connor Cherry, Backpage Editor

November 26, 2014

Thanksgiving is a magical time in America.  We all sit down with our families and loved ones, feast on massive amounts of Turkey, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, watch a football game, give thanks for what we have then forget all of that to go fight people at 1am outside of a Walmart over a TV and Xbox One...

Thank you, English Department

Claire Good, News Editor

November 26, 2014

As a senior graduating this year, a significant portion of my daytime pondering surrounds the end of my mandated public education. I have come to realize that I have a lot to be grateful for concerning the education I received at Liberty. What stands out to me the most, however, is all that I was taught...

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