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Chess Club. photo by Morgan Clark


Chess Club returns for the 2021 school year.
Lucia Umbreit March 23, 2021

   Few games are as famous as chess. The ultimate game of strategy dates back nearly 1,000 years in India and today has 800 million players worldwide.    Senior Aimee Wang is one such player and...

Art by Senior Paige Hammond

Kintsugi Bits & Pieces

The Kintsugi magazine finds an outlet for student creative work.
Sadie Watkins November 18, 2020

   Kintsugi club is a new literary and art magazine created by sophomore Addie Vallier. The magazine allowed a place for students to share their creative work such as creative writing, photography...

Game On(line)

Game On(line)

Lucas Kilgore November 18, 2020

   A new frontier in academic competitiveness is on the horizon. Esports has become more and more popular at college and high school levels. According to NCSA Sports, there are 175 universities...

Counselor Mindy Beard

Interview with LHS counselor Mindy Beard

Caty Franklin, Reporter September 6, 2020

If you're looking for advice about the upcoming school year, you're at the right place! Take a look at what Mindy Beard has to say about the interesting school year.   What...

Photo courtesy of Dawson Vogelaar

On Easter Sunday

Dawson Vogelaar tells how his Easter Sunday took a turn.
Jenna Henderson April 29, 2020

Easter was most likely a strange event for most families this year due to the quarantine, but for junior Dawson Vogelaar and his family, it was an Easter they will never forget. But it could have been...

Senior Elisabetta Ripa is a foreign exchange student from Rimini, Italy. Ripa has noticed many differences between Italy and the United States, and has enjoyed living the life of an American teenager for a year. Photo by Alyssa Griffith.

Enjoying Every Moment

Senior Elisabetta Ripa describes what it’s like to be a foreign exchange student from Italy.
Sarah Blankenship April 23, 2020

Being under the huge stadium lights and yelling and cheering for the football team with her new friends in the student section made senior foreign exchange student Elisabetta Ripa feel like she’s...

Junior Sawiet Craig, sophomore Myka Jones, junior Paige Hodges and senior Victoria Southall rehearse a dance routine during a meeting of SOLE Crew Step team, a new dance group at LHS. “We have never had a step team at Liberty, and I think it gives [the school] more diversity,” Jones said. Photo by Grace Bushroe.

Rhythm and SOLE

SOLE Crew Step team is a unique new addition to LHS.
Emma Stauffer April 23, 2020

“One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight,” SOLE Crew Step team chants in unison. The members of SOLE Crew move as one as they rehearse the dance routine they have been working on. Members...

Sophomore Reagan Manis catches a frisbee while participating in a game of ultimate frisbee during an FCA meeting. “It’s a really easy game to understand and to play that requires hardly any equipment at all,” senior Peter Mallon said. “The game has gotten so popular among the members of FCA,

Unofficial Athletics

A closer look at some of the sports clubs around the school.
Derek Katzer, Lucas Kilgore February 26, 2020

LHS is flourishing with clubs and activities in every corner of the school. Looking for them is key. Some of the unofficial sports around the school have been growing and have caught on with real...

Freshman Liberty Dilbeck, sophomore
Emma Tatum, club sponsor Eniola Ajayi,
and junior Elizabeth Hall are part of Society of Women Engineers.
The club explores STEM opportunities. Photo by Charlene Nguyen.

Engineering a Female Future

Ashley Tindall February 7, 2020

Women only make up 28% of the science and engineering workforce, according to the National Girls Collaborative Project. This is a small percentage when compared to their male counterparts. Society of Women...

Photo by Makenna Smock

A Student’s Best Friend

New emotional support canines are reducing stress and anxiety for students.
Caty Franklin January 31, 2020

Room 100 is a noisy, chaotic, chorus of commotion and movement. Bentley, a yellow lab mix, ambles over to a student who is trembling. He sits patiently at her side, and then, there is peace. After trying...

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