The Live Wire

  • Mar 13, 9:30 amBPA Meeting
  • Mar 13, 6:51 amGarden Club Meeting in Art Room 8:15
  • Mar 13, 6:51 amScience Bowl Meeting in G217 @ 8:15

2019-2020 Staff

Grace Brusegaard

Editor In Chief

Born in Omaha, Nebraska and raised in North Liberty, Iowa, Grace Brusegaard is a senior who has been involved in journalism since freshman year. Ever since Grace started school, reading and writing have been her favorite subjects...

Tessa Miller

Social Media Chair

Tessa Miller, senior, is a member of The Live Wire staff for the second year. Her hobbies include running and soccer and she is involved in numerous clubs including FCA, Best Buddies, and Difference Makers. Outside of school Tessa...

Kaylee Deisbeck

Social Media Chair

Kaylee Deisbeck, senior, is in her second year a part of the Live Wire staff. She plays soccer and is involved in multiple school clubs including Difference Makers, Best Buddies, and NHS. This year Kaylee’s goal is to get more ...

Lauren De Young

Managing and Copy Editor

Lauren De Young, junior, is on the staff for the second year. Joining newspaper halfway through sophomore year, she enjoys being a part of the staff and plans on pursuing journalism in a career. Books have been a huge aspect of...

Sydney Kepros


Sydney Kepros, sophomore, is on her first year of the yearbook staff for The Bolt and is a featured writer for the Live Wire. She plays varsity soccer and is a member of the Liberty's chapter of Business Professional of America...

Andrea Belding


Andrea Belding, sophomore, is a first year member of the Live wire. She enjoys being a part of Liberty High's varsity show choir along with being a leader in Difference Makers and a member of Sparkles. She spends her free time...

Charlie Hall


A first year writer on the Liberty Live Wire team, he spends most of his time writing and performing as a spoken word poet.

Luke Bollier


Luke Bollier, Sophomore, is a first year staff member. He plays on the baseball team and is involved in Difference Makers here at Liberty. He enjoys being outside, traveling and hanging out with friends. ...

Evan Chandler


Evan is a sophomore at Liberty and this is his first year on the newspaper staff. He plays baseball, track, and football for Liberty and enjoys hanging out with his friends and family. He participates in clubs such as Difference Mak...

Jack Funke


Jack Funke, sophomore, is a first year staff member. He plays on the Liberty baseball team and plays in the Average Basketball League. He is also in Liberty High School Difference Makers.

Maison Allen


Maison Allen is a senior here at Liberty. This is his first year on the Live Wire staff. He has also been apart of the yearbook staff since Liberty opened in 2017. Maison enjoys doing photography in his free time to help better...

Sanela Salesevic


Sanela is a senior at Liberty. This is her first trimester on newspaper but has been involved in the creation of Liberty's yearbook, the Bolt. She loves kids and works at a daycare. She's very creative and excited to work on creating...

Laney Prelle


I'm Laney Prelle, and I'm a freshman, currently the youngest on staff. I just joined newspaper this year, and I love writing for it so far. I also love dogs and playing basketball.

Ava Fort

Ava Fort, sophomore at Liberty, is a first year staff member. She runs on the Liberty track team and plays on the Liberty softball team and enjoys hanging out with friends and family. She participates in clubs such as Difference...

Elizabeth Barnett


Elizabeth Barnett, most commonly known as Liz, is a first-year writer on the Live Wire staff. She is a sophomore at Liberty, and is involved in volleyball both at school and is on a club volleyball team. Liz enjoys spending time...

Aubrey Dallner


Aubrey Dallner, a senior, is a new member of The Live Wire staff. Ever since grade school, she has enjoyed writing stories and making art, so joining The Live Wire was an easy decision. Along with journalism, Aubrey also loves...

Brody Fishman

Sports Writer

Brody is a junior at Liberty High School, and this is his first year on the Newspaper staff. Brody plays football, baseball, and also runs track. His favorite subject in school is science. Brody always has a smile on his face,...

Gabrielle Brecht


Gabrielle, mainly known as Gabby, is a first-year writer on The Live Wire. A sophomore at Liberty, she enjoys playing in the band as a trumpet and reading the many books lining her bookshelf. She joined the newspaper due to her...

Max Tafolla

Sports Editor

Max is a junior at Liberty High School and this is his first year in the Newspaper Department for the school. Max participates in football and track for the Bolts. He is a writer for the Liberty newspaper and covers a wide range of d...

Zack Anderson

Sports Writer and Social Media Chair

Zack is a Junior at Liberty High and this is his first first year in Newspaper. He plays golf and baseball for the Bolts. He also participates in PALS and Difference Makers and he is very involved throughout the school and has...

Abby Fowler

Copy Editor

Abby Fowler, senior, has been a copy editor for The Live Wire since year one. Fowler is also involved in varsity tennis, SLAP, Voltage jazz choir, speech, and NHS.

The Student News Site of Liberty High School