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The Student News Site of Liberty High School

The Live Wire

Camille Mac, 10 and Mackenzie Logan, 10

Girls Cross Country

November 15, 2018

Camille Mac (Junior) - Photographed by Jenna Star

Girl’s and Boy’s Cross Country Teams Make Big Strides Towards State

Max Tafolla, Reporter October 25, 2019

Liberty Athletics continue to take bigger steps each year. On the Liberty Girls' Cross Country Team, three liberty female runners qualified for the state cross country meet yesterday at the Marshalltown...

Ashlyn Keeney (Right) with teammate Beth Jaeger, 10. (Left)

Running Through Adversity: Ashlyn Keeney

Max Tafolla, Reporter November 7, 2019

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 - Pre State Cross Country Meet There are three kinds of people in this world. You have the losers, the people who go with the flow and refuse to put in the extra work. You...

Greatness for Gatorade: Ashlyn Keeny

Greatness for Gatorade: Ashlyn Keeny

Tessa Miller, Social Media Chair September 13, 2019

It’s hard to achieve greatness. Performing well in sports is a goal  many high schoolers have, and it’s often difficult to stay focused in both academics and sports while maintaining a balanced personal...

LHVC team members and coaches posing for a photo after their state competition.

Backing Up

Dylan Wilson, Reporter January 14, 2022

When people ask me if I enjoy cheerleading, I honestly don't know what to tell them. Should I say yes, no, or kinda? These are all thoughts that go through my head for me on the daily. Cheering has brought...

Young Maddi Kain poses with her fourth grade teacher and tutor from Summit Schools.

The Ability Behind Invisibility

Amelia Cleary, Managing Editor November 10, 2021

Food allergies, mental illness, autoimmune disease, and learning disabilities. These life-altering illnesses all share a common factor: they are invisible to those who do not live with them. While it may...

The Liberty girls cross country team cooling down after a win

A Team On and Off the Trail

Rylee Newland, Foundations Reporter October 22, 2021

Spikes digging into rough terrain, legs burning from exhaustion, and air coming in ragged breaths are frequent occurrences for varsity cross country runner, freshmen Madelyn Johnson.  While most teenagers...

Liberty coaches Randy Dolson and Allie Kelly talk to the team during a time out at the state tournement in 2019.

A Strong Volleyball Team Isn’t Fazed by the COVID Stoppage

Luke Bollier, Reporter October 7, 2020

As COVID-19 delayed the start of the school year, athletic activities across the school district were postponed as well. Football, volleyball, swimming and diving, golf, and cross country were all shutdown...

Ifada Auzan and Lavinia Wu posing in the staircase in the academic commons.

A Home Away from Home

Razan Karar, Design Editor November 15, 2018

Ifada Auzan After a normal day at school, high school senior Ifada Auzan walks the short distance from the bus stop to her home and goes up to her room. Before going downstairs to prepare the...

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