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Students can set up appointments with ShaNell Young through the counseling page on Liberty
Q&A with SFA
Lauren De Young, Editor in Chief • March 1, 2021

Taking Kirkwood Classes
Taking Kirkwood Classes
Chloe Oppelt, Reporter • February 2, 2021
Starting clubs at Liberty
Starting clubs at Liberty
Quincy Lohman, Copy Editor • January 27, 2021
Teacher
Teacher's Thoughts on Zoom
Chloe Oppelt, Reporter • November 18, 2020
The speech team garnered a new coach this year: English teacher Darien Robins.
A New Direction
Amelia Cleary, Managing Editor • November 9, 2020
Students can set up appointments with ShaNell Young through the counseling page on Liberty
Q&A with SFA
Lauren De Young, Editor in Chief • March 1, 2021

Taking Kirkwood Classes
Taking Kirkwood Classes
Chloe Oppelt, Reporter • February 2, 2021

Kirkwood Community College is a public community college that many Liberty students take classes at during their junior or senior year.  Its...

Starting clubs at Liberty
Starting clubs at Liberty
Quincy Lohman, Copy Editor • January 27, 2021

Clubs are a huge part of Liberty’s community. According to Emily O’Donnell, assistant principal,  and the LHS website, Liberty currently...

Teacher
Teacher's Thoughts on Zoom
Chloe Oppelt, Reporter • November 18, 2020

A popular tool used by many schools during online learning is Zoom. Zoom is a video conferencing app founded by Eric Yuan in 2012. The program...

The speech team garnered a new coach this year: English teacher Darien Robins.
A New Direction
Amelia Cleary, Managing Editor • November 9, 2020

Last year, the Liberty Speech Team had nine of its 12 members qualify for the State competition. This success wasn’t without a few bumps along...

The library gives out books for classes, such as Macbeth, by going to each period and handing them out instead of students coming to the library to check books out.
Jan Smith answers commonly asked questions
Gabrielle Brecht, Web Manager • October 27, 2020

This year, Liberty required a more ‘hands-off’ approach for the sake of containing the possible spread of COVID. Because of that, a lot of...

The speech team poses with coach Layne Sheetz after a senior recognition ceremony. Seniors Jamie Brooks and Razan Karar were unable to attend the event, as were juniors Alana Just and Aria Gonzalez and sophomore Gabby Brecht.
Speech Team Hosts First Annual Showcase
Abby Fowler, Copy Editor • March 9, 2020

On Friday, March 6, the Speech team hosted their first annual showcase at Cafe Muse in North Liberty. Members of the team performed for friends...

During the 2020 Dance Marathon, Kaleb Williams hugs his cousin, Aidan, who has leukemia.
Dance Marathon Accomplishes the Extraordinary
Laney Prelle, Copy Editor • March 6, 2020

This year, Liberty dance marathon raised $61,762.22 for the children's hospital. This year's amount is almost $20,000 more than last year’s...

Jamie Brooks, senior, poses with her posted D1 rating. Brooks performed Greta Thunberg
Nine Students Qualify for State at Districts Speech Competition
Abby Fowler, Copy Editor • March 3, 2020

On Saturday, Feb. 29, the Liberty speech team attended the districts speech competition at Wapello Jr/Sr High School. Students who receive a...

A group prayer after the football game vs Mid Prairie on 9-20-19
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Ava Fort March 3, 2020

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) is a club at Liberty where athletes or anyone can go to build their relationship with God, talk about...

 Andrea Belding and Mckenna Schroeder posing for a picture after donating their hair.
Liberty High's 3rd Annual Hair Drive
Brody Fishman, Reporter • February 29, 2020

On Feb. 27,  25 students donated their hair for Liberty's 3rd annual hair drive. Students' hair donations go to the organization Children With...

Study Tips and Note-Taking
Study Tips and Note-Taking
Ava Fort February 26, 2020

Finals week is coming up soon and students are preparing to take numerous tests in a range of classes in a short span of time. This can be very...

Mrs. Secrist, science, and Zack Anderson, junior.
The Positive Influence of Teachers Extends Beyond the Classroom
Lauren Maras, Reporter • February 18, 2020

Teachers have the ability to influence students well beyond the classroom. A teacher-student relationship can lead to a very strong bond, one...

The ten Liberty students accepted into the SEIBA Honor Band.
Ten Liberty Students Make SEIBA Honor Band
Kaylee Deisbeck, Social Media Chair • February 7, 2020

On Saturday, Jan. 25, Liberty Band Students auditioned for the Southeast Iowa Bandmasters Association (SEIBA). SEIBA is an all-district honor...

Members of the West-Liberty Young Life pose together.
House Divided, God United
Lauren Maras, Reporter • February 5, 2020

Liberty and West don’t see eye to eye on much. They differ in sports, school life, and have different opinions on which school is superior....

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