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Work it Out

Work it Out

Alyah Craig

October 7, 2019

I first got a job a few months after I turned 16. I stayed as Store Associate for a little over a year and not much changed there besides eight different managers and the continuously revolving door of employees. I suppose I had a previous misconception before starting to work that a store environment...

Overworked, Underpaid

Overworked, Underpaid

Sidney Lowry

October 7, 2019

Let’s just face it, trying to find out where you belong is hard. That’s what every kid is trying to do during their years at LHS. Some are taking every class to see what they enjoy, some are switching up their social groups to find one that is just right and some are trying to get involved in...

Smoke and Mirrors

Smoke and Mirrors

Jennavieve Carmony, Caty Franklin, and Ashley Tindall

September 27, 2019

When students hear the word “smoking,” many people think of older people with raspy voices. But when students hear “vaping,” they instantly think of high school students vaping in the bathrooms. Vaping is an issue that hits too close to home for Liberty High School students. Physical Harm Despite t...

Is LHS prioritizing the right renovations?

Is LHS prioritizing the right renovations?

Derek Katzer

September 27, 2019

YES: 18    NO: 1 Liberty High School was filled with workers this summer. Renovating the bathrooms, upgrading our HVAC system, building the new fine arts center, moving the weight training room and refurbishing the wrestling room. These upgrades have not gone unnoticed, many students were buzzing abo...

Do students make their high school career count?

Daisy Smith

May 29, 2019

Staff Vote : Yes: 15   No: 6 As the year draws to a close, many seniors start to reflect on their past few years of high school. The LHS Bell staff started this discussion by asking the teachers of LHS their thoughts on the question. Many teachers said the same thing- they weren’t sure. On one han...

Talk the talk

Talk the talk

Paige Twenter

April 25, 2019

I can’t remember the first TEDx Talk I ever watched but I can easily describe watching one. While you’re mindlessly scrolling through YouTube, hoping for something to catch your attention, you randomly click on a TEDx Talk you’ve wanted to see for a while. After listening to the first ...

It’s Getting Hot in Here

It’s Getting Hot in Here

Haley Stephenson, Delaney Tarpley, and Ashley Tindall

April 25, 2019

With snow flurries in Los Angeles and melting ice caps at the North Pole, around the globe it appears the climate is changing. Everyone has a different opinion on the definition of climate change. Some call it a natural occurrence that will be solved on its own, while others call for action ...

Transcend, Transform, Transition

Transcend, Transform, Transition

Joey O'Kelly

April 23, 2019

In less than six months, I will be transformed into a college student, transported five hours away, and to be transparent, I’m shook to the core about it. I’ll be leaving my hometown, my people and the life I have been accustomed to these past 18 years. Luckily for me, transitions are nothi...

Are students at LHS environmentally aware?

Haley Stephenson

April 23, 2019

Staff Vote  -  Yes: 8   No: 12 In the year 2019 alone, snow fell in Los Angeles and the temperature of the North Pole rose 36 degrees above average. The Huffington Post said, one and a half acres of forest was cut down every second and ocean pollution grew to 19 billion pounds of garbage. ...

Fresh Coffee, Old Memories

Fresh Coffee, Old Memories

Paige Twenter

April 3, 2019

Waking up a mere hour after the sun rises is not ideal, but I do it every day to beat the crowd for my one and only true love: coffee. I started my fondness (or addiction) for the drink in fourth grade - I know, way too young - on a family vacation to Boston. My dad and I always make a point ...

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