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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

Class advice

Emily Allard, Staff Writer June 2, 2022
As we prepare to move up into our new grade levels, it’s time to start thinking about our new roles here at school. Here is some heartfelt advice for incoming seniors, juniors, and sophomores!

Sources

May 18, 2022

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/10/06/why-so-few-teenagers-have-jobs-anymore.html https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2021/06/07/during-the-pandemic-teen-summer-employment-hit-its-lowest-point-since-the-great-recession/

The Takeaway

May 18, 2022

The idea that teenagers need to maintain good grades, participate in extracurriculars, excel in sports, work, and have a good social life can feel suffocating. The reality is, while jobs can teach a lot...

Work-Life Balance

May 18, 2022

However, teenagers already have a lot on their plates. Grades, social life, sports, and other extracurriculars, to name a few. For many, fitting in a job is simply not possible, and that’s okay! But...

Jobs for Student

May 18, 2022

Teenage employment has fallen by 17%. The amount of student workers has continued to decline over a 40-year downward spiral. Now, only one-third of teenagers are employed. These facts paint the scene...

Pats with tats

Olivia Briggs and Nicole Treece May 17, 2022
Whether the art represents a personal story or a random one, tattoos have been a popular artistry for hundreds of years. We’ve decided to see how Liberty—from students to staff—has used this art form for themselves. Here are five Patriots and their unique tattoo stories.

No bus? That’s sus

Emily Allard, Staff Writer February 4, 2022

Bright and early on the morning of January 6, barely a quarter past seven, junior Jason Locke stood nervously in the commons among his fellow DECA members. Their Area conference started at nine, and they...

Significant culture moments:

February 4, 2022

Death of Harambe: Although tragic, the death of Harambe the gorilla can be credited to the birth of meme culture. The joke “RIP Harambe” created an “in the know” internet culture, with new and...

Conclusion:

February 4, 2022

These events have created a generation of action. Protests over gun control, racism, women’s rights, and global warming have been led by Gen-Z in response to the injustices they see around them. We...

Parkland/ Columbine school shootings:

February 4, 2022

Although the oldest Gen-Z members would be about three when two highschoolers shot fifteen people in Columbine High School, the results of the tragedy would forever impact the climate of safety in our...

COVID-19:

February 4, 2022

On January 18th 2020, the CDC recorded the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the United States, found in Washington state. Now, two years later, the United States has seen over 850,000 COVID-related...

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