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The Patriot Press

Forum for student expression since 1977

The Patriot Press

Forum for student expression since 1977

The Patriot Press

Praise Google

Annabelle Smith, Feature Editor November 6, 2018

The year is 2014. You rush into the library to make a final edit on your expertly crafted essay due next period. Hurriedly plugging your sparkly flash drive into the computer, you click as fast as humanly...

Toilets with the dual-flushing handles

Abigail Peacock, Editor In Chief November 6, 2018

Do you ever wonder about the amount of water that you use when you flush the toilet? Maybe not, but you should. Toilets can use up to seven gallons of water per flush--which is a lot. Fortunately, Liberty...


Brigitte Larkin, Social Media Director November 6, 2018

CoJo—it sounds like gibberish to most people, but for the cross country team, that’s our assistant coach, Josiah Sherwood.   Starting my freshman year, Sherwood came back as a Liberty cross...

The center of my sanity

Alex Hartford, Backpage Editor November 6, 2018

Few times in life are as stressful as college app season, Seniors scramble to somehow cobble together their mess of activities, grades, test scores, and teacher recommendations into a cohesive picture...

An extraordinary exploration of literature

Allison Rafert, Opinion Editor November 6, 2018

In what seems like a never-ending cycle of reading quizzes and annotated packets, our English curriculum can get a little tiresome. However, some teachers take the time to craft interactive activities,...

Key Club’s mark on Liberty community

Ashtyn Sakamoto, Opinion Editor November 6, 2018

Dubbed the Thirst Project, this year’s Key Club district task is an inspiring one.   Members throughout the district will be raising money and awareness about an important cause—the water...

Letters of Salvation from Liberty Teachers

Arne Grette, Backpage Editor November 6, 2018

If you’re a senior who’s reading this, congratulations. It means that you’ve survived the first round of early college apps.   Given our thankfulness for our survival, it’s important...

Liberty’s Beautiful Campus

Brianna Nelson, Entertainment Editor November 6, 2018

In the fall red, orange, and yellow leaves litter the ground creating a golden path around the school. As the weather gets colder, the leaves fade away and the smell of wet pine needles fills the air....

Street Smarts by Mr. Benjamin

Alex Diamond, Senior Writer November 6, 2018

As it turns out, a2 + b2 = c2 does not appear on tax forms. While I am sure Pythagoras has provided a great many services to humanity, he did not pass on many life skills that will help me So how can...

Thanking janitors as Liberty’s unsung heroes

Caitlyn Croppi, News Editor November 6, 2018

Take a thousand teenagers, put them all together in one big space, and provide them with school supplies and food. What you get is a mess. Have you seen the cafeteria after lunch?  It’s like a tornado...

The Purpose of Sportsmanship

Daniel Noble, Staff Writer November 6, 2018

Silence is the loudest scream. Our fans are as notorious as they come in the state of Washington for providing the most spirit for our teams, but when anyone on the field goes down, we know to seal...

Safe crossing on runs

Brooke Ury, Opinion Editor November 6, 2018

Almost every single day, I run with the cross country team across a fairly busy street. But this street doesn’t have a crosswalk or stop light, so we’re forced to search for gaps between the cars...

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