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  • Sep 20, 9:08 amHomecoming Dance on Saturday 10/2
  • Sep 20, 9:06 amVarsity Football Game v.s. North Scott on 9/24 @ North Scott @ 7:30pm
  • Sep 17, 9:11 amVarsity Volleyball Game v.s. Cedar Falls on 9/21 @ Home @ 7pm
  • Mar 9, 3:30 pmRemember, Masks Go Over the Nose and Social Distance When Possible
Live Wire Leadership Team 2021-2022
Live Wire Leadership Team 2021-2022
Ashley Cunningham, Adviser • June 10, 2021

Congratulations to the students who will make up the 2021-2022 Live Wire leadership team. Super excited to see what we can accomplish next...

Why You Should Join Journalism
Why You Should Join Journalism
Chloe Oppelt, Managing Editor • May 13, 2021
Woman looking at computer screen. She has a dislike for online school.
Zoom Academy
Laney Prelle, Copy Editor • March 31, 2021
Students can set up appointments with ShaNell Young through the counseling page on Libertys website.
Q&A with SFA
Lauren De Young, Editor in Chief • March 1, 2021
Live Wire Leadership Team 2021-2022
Live Wire Leadership Team 2021-2022
Ashley Cunningham, Adviser • June 10, 2021

Congratulations to the students who will make up the 2021-2022 Live Wire leadership team. Super excited to see what we can accomplish next...

Why You Should Join Journalism
Why You Should Join Journalism
Chloe Oppelt, Managing Editor • May 13, 2021

Zack Anderson, senior Sports Editor for the Live Wire Q: Why did you join journalism? A: I joined journalism because Mrs. Cunningham...

How Teachers are Managing Both Online and In-person Classes
How Teachers are Managing Both Online and In-person Classes
Chloe Oppelt, Managing Editor • April 1, 2021

As classes are resuming full time, teachers everywhere are having to teach both online and on-site. Numerous Liberty teachers are having to do...

Woman looking at computer screen. She has a dislike for online school.
Zoom Academy
Laney Prelle, Copy Editor • March 31, 2021

At the start of next school year, 2021-2022, K-12 students from across the state will have the opportunity to enroll in online classes offered...

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

Taking Kirkwood Classes
Taking Kirkwood Classes
Chloe Oppelt, Managing Editor • 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...

Teachers Thoughts on Zoom
Teacher's Thoughts on Zoom
Chloe Oppelt, Managing Editor • 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, Editor-in-Chief • 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 Thunbergs U.N. Climate Action Summit speech for the category public address.
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...

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