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The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

Stories from Liberty High School - IA
Be A Light: The Legacy of Brooke Anne Langland
Features

Liz Barnett | November 18, 2021

“Be A Light”- if you are a member of the Liberty High community, this is a mantra that you are most likely familiar with. It is an adage that was started after the passing of Brooke Anne Langland,…

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The Ability Behind Invisibility
Features

Amelia Cleary | November 11, 2021

Food allergies, mental illness, autoimmune disease, and learning disabilities. These life-altering illnesses all share a common factor: they are invisible to those who do not live with them. While it may…

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Moving to the US from Brazil
Features

Leela Strand | October 20, 2021

Marina Santos, sophomore, moved from São Paulo, Brazil to the US in August 2020 due to a new job her dad had gotten here in North Liberty. After 14 years in Brazil, Santos moved halfway around the world…

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A Dream in Motion
Features

Amelia Cleary | May 13, 2021

Like many young girls, Delaine Tyler, freshman, started dance classes as soon as kindergarten began. At five years old, dance was just one of the activities Delaine’s parents enrolled her in. Now, 10…

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Believe the Child
Opinions

Laney Prelle | May 5, 2021

In at least three school districts in Iowa in the past month, students who are reporting teachers, coaches, and other school staff to administrators for sexual misconduct are getting their reports seemingly…

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More than a stereotype
Features

Lauren De Young | April 5, 2021

In January and February of 2021 alone, there have been 503 reported incidents of discrimination aganist the Asian American and Pacific Islander community in the United States. 

Asian Americans and…

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Updated: Coronavirus Greatly Affects 2020 Sports
Coronavirus

Zack Anderson | March 16, 2020

UPDATE: March 13, 2020 at 10:28 AM

The NCAA released a statement saying, “Today, NCAA President Mark Emmert and the Board of Governors canceled the Division I men’s and women’s 2020 basketball…

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Updated: School sends second email to students, staff, and families about the coronavirus
Coronavirus

Lauren De Young | March 12, 2020

On Feb. 28, the Iowa City Community School District (ICCSD) sent out a second email about COVID-19, more commonly known as the coronavirus, saying that they understand families’ concerns and are closely…

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Differently Abled
Features

Sydney Kepros | March 11, 2020

A rough entrance into the world is an understatement for Maddie Schroeder, senior, and her twin Alexis. Most students may not know Maddie by name or her story, but could recognize her in the hallway. Maddie…

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Anna Bilskemper: Battling Rett Syndrome
Features

Kaylee Deisbeck | March 9, 2020

Until Anna Bilskemper, was 14 months old, she was a normal child. She was advanced in speech, a beautiful singer, and her fine motor skills were perfect. But, in June of 2006 Anna woke up screaming. Anna…

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Teachers Teaching Teachers: English Department
Features

Piper Koski | December 18, 2019

Flashback to the past, people would look into Dolson’s class and see young 9th grade Borchert in her English and Social Studies. Borchert was a quiet, shy student with a keen interest in learning and…

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