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Every Vote Counts

Every Vote Counts

Sarah Blankenship and Sadie Watkins

October 14, 2020

 Intro     Many students would agree that 2020 is a huge year for politics. Republican, and current president Donald Trump is running against Democrat and former Vice President Joe Biden for president. With passions running so high around politics, nowadays some members of the US see this ele...

Protests Against Police Brutality

Regan Johnston and Paige Hodges

July 1, 2020

 Activists are making history as protests against police brutality take place world-wide.  The protests in Kansas City and all over the world were sparked by public outrage over the murder of George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, who died while in police custody on May 25 in Minneapolis, Minnesota....

New Issue, New Opportunities

New Issue, New Opportunities

Regan Johnston

May 11, 2020

Whether the obstacle be a worldwide pandemic quarantine or the introduction of new newspaper staff leadership team during a pandemic, The Bell keeps publishing. No matter what. With a fresh new staff taking on their new roles for the 2020-2021 school year, The Bell releases it’s virtual 2020 May S...

The Coronavirus Storm

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The Mini Bell

May 5, 2020

Journalism students were ready to investigate their first news stories when the quarantine began due to the Covid 19 pandemic They had to improvise to follow new social distancing guidelines. Some of them interviewed family members, and others interviewed people they knew by phone, video or email. Work must go on!...

Terminating the Racial Target

Terminating the Racial Target

Paige Hodges

April 28, 2020

Since the Coronavirus (COVID-19) was declared a pandemic on Mar. 11, 2020, more people have become victims of two other epidemics: racism and xenophobia. People’s fear of the Coronavirus has inflamed prejudice beliefs, intolerance, and microaggressions, putting a target of racism and xenophobi...

New Horizons

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Zahra Khan

April 23, 2020

Curious about what to do during quarantine? Nintendo has you covered with their new game called Animal Crossing New Horizons. This new game has been breaking sales records and trending while the world is in isolation.    On social media platforms like TikTok and Instagram users are exclaiming their excitement for...

Jazz Choir Needs Your Vote NOW!

Jazz Choir Needs Your Vote NOW!


April 16, 2020

April 16, 2020 -- Liberty High School, Liberty, Mo The Bell student newspaper staff   Sophomore percussionist Gabe Baldia discovered a musical idea and ran with it. He led the new LHS Vocal Jazz Choir to enter a contest sponsored by Fox 4 News, creating a new arrangement of the station's t...

What’s goin’ on?

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April 14, 2020

April 15, 2020 -- Liberty High School, Liberty, Missouri, The Bell student newspaper staff -- Junior Alison Adams     Jobs across the country are being halted and only those that are considered necessary remain open. “Necessary” includes places that supply food. Junior Alison Adams works at Fi...

Full April Issue Drops Today

Full April Issue Drops Today

Sidney Lowry

April 8, 2020

The plans for the April issue of The Bell fluctuated between regular routine and stop, shock and Coronavirus shutdown. Today, we’re bringing a completely renovated and 100% virtual issue to our BlueJay audience. Readers will be able to flip through the pages, just like our print edition. Click on th...

Shock. Awe. Dismay. Fear? Excitement?! OK, now what?

In efforts to not contract COVID-19 people have started wearing surgical masks and gloves when they go in public to try and lower their risk of catching the virus. Photo by Emma McDonald.

March 30, 2020

March 31, 2020 -- Liberty, Missouri, The Bell student newspaper -- by Sarah Blankenship, Jenn Carmony, Caty Franklin and Emma Stouffer After reading superintendent Jeremy Tucker’s tweet that Liberty Public Schools is closed because of the Coronavirus pandemic until April 24, a lot of different reactions...

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