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#8
2019-2020
Distinguished Sites Rank for
Liberty High School
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Published Stories for
Liberty High School
in 2019-2020
#22
2019-2020
Best of SNO Rank for
Liberty High School
Stories from Liberty High School
What Feminism Means to Me
Opinions

Brooke Huffman | November 18, 2019

“Feminist” is a dirty word. Associated with radical misandrists, complaining about things that don’t really matter. Though it’s defined as the theory of the political, economic, and social equality…

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Burnt Out? Keep Going
Opinions

LHS Publications | October 22, 2019

This article was penned anonymously, to prevent preconceived notions from affecting the story told. 
Seven Months Ago, (March 22) I was discharged from being inpatient from CenterPointe Hospital.

I…

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Lack of Bus Drivers Creates Transportation Struggles For Local Districts
News

Kay Copeland | October 17, 2019

Riding the bus is a necessity for a lot of students. They rely on their bus driver to take them to and from school safely and on time, every day. Since Wentzville has been short on bus drivers, this has…

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The Importance of Career Based Classes – Child Development
Video

Julia Bailey | October 15, 2019

Sometimes high school students dread coming to school. The constant sitting, writing notes, completing worksheets and taking tests becomes tiring and old over time.

But there are some students that…

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Every Woman for Herself
News

Ianne Salvosa | October 14, 2019

Trigger Warning: Mention of Sexual Assault

Don’t walk alone. Lock your car as soon as you get in. Watch out for strangers. These are only a few worries running through the minds of young women, when…

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Understanding Test Anxiety
Audio

Eijalanrain Jeffs | October 9, 2019

With first-quarter coming to a close, many students have at least experienced nervousness before a big test. Sweaty palms, dizziness, stomach aches, and stress headaches are just a few of the side…

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Bullet after Bullet
Opinions

Sruthi Ramesh | October 3, 2019

“A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”
A sentence etched into paper 232 years ago, whose…

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Mirror, Mirror
Features

Lizzie Kayser | September 23, 2019

What controls how you feel about your body? Is it what you eat, how much you exercise, pictures on social media, your old gym teacher? Or is it you?

Despite our best efforts to see ourselves differently,…

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Broken Backs and Apple Trophies
Features

Sruthi Ramesh | September 23, 2019

Sleepless mornings, counting while playing, perfect posture, marching in time, remembering notes and dynamics, watching the drum major (the conductor), and moving in a heavy uniform, are all mixed thoughts…

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Reaching Out
Features

Ianne Salvosa | September 20, 2019

In high school, students are encouraged to partake in a foreign language class. Whether it be Spanish, German or French, students typically embark on a journey of learning a new language their freshman…

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The Man, The Myth, The Tech Guy
Features

Leah Miget | September 17, 2019

Jesse Graf’s job title may be “technology technician,” but to students, he is far more than your average I.T. guy.

Senior Tyler Hudson describes Graf as, “the number one most chill dude,”…

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Making A Comeback
Sports

Haleigh McCune | May 17, 2019

There’s this kind of awkward time in between middle and high school. At the end of your eighth grade year of course you know that you’re moving schools, but sometimes you don’t really feel like a high…

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Trust and Commitment
Sports

Alyssa Bailey | April 19, 2019

Playing a sport in high school only lasts for so long, but the memory of who inspired you to grow as an athlete carries throughout the rest of your life. For many athletes, their inspiration and determination…

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Delightfully Dank
Arts & Entertainment

Sara Bailey | March 22, 2019

“Slow down, Satan.” “Why flirt when there’s life alert?” “It’s free real estate.”

To Gen-Z people reading this, you are very likely to have heard and seen these multiple times, and…

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Creating With The Basics
News

Lauren Polydys | March 21, 2019

If you have been down the 300 hallway lately you have probably seen the dresses made completely out of paper in the display case. The students who made those are a part of Mrs. McFadden’s fashion design…

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Oncoming and Overcoming
Features

Alyssa Bailey | March 18, 2019

It’s that time of the year again. Another end to another year. Another memorable senior send off into the new world of college. But that doesn’t stop the fear of leaving high school as it’s slowly…

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A Wintry Start To The Spring Season
Sports

Nick Howard | March 7, 2019

When you think of spring sports starting up, we don’t think of weather so cold that we have to stay inside for practice.

Teams starting their new seasons have limited space to work with as being…

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A Swimmer’s Soul
Sports

Chasteanne Salvosa | February 14, 2019

The sport of swimming not only takes a physical toll on the athlete but requires a lot of soul out of those who participate in it to endure the potential hardships that come with the sport. And that’s…

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Arctic Blast On Its Way
News

McKenzie Bartels | February 1, 2019

There have been a number of inquiries regarding the cold weather advisories for this week and how cold it needs to be close school.

Most people think that if it hits a certain temperature or if we…

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In The Spotlight
News

Caleb Woods | January 30, 2019

It is very rare for teachers to get recognized either on local or national stories but at Liberty, it is a different story.

Recently, English teacher and Olympics trials marathon runner, Ms. Hall, was…

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Is The Past Really The Past?
Features

Allison Holtschlag | January 28, 2019

High school has changed tremendously throughout years, and well, our teachers and family have been a part of the changes.

“We had smoking areas and not as many rules,” Mr. Raziq said about his experience…

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The Second Semester Slump
Opinions

Brooke Huffman | January 28, 2019

With the start of each school year comes a burst of new energy, newfound motivation, the decision that this year is going to be different. Sometimes this energy can carry you through the first week, the…

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Still Running Strong
Sports

Fiona Flynn | January 23, 2019

With track season just right around the corner this spring, the cross country team is working hard to stay in shape and keep up their endurance. As winter finally sets in, the runners persevere through…

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What’s Your Act?
News

Lizzie Kayser | January 18, 2019

“What’s Your Act?”, the 2019 Missouri State Thespian conference, was held in Kansas City from Jan. 10-12. There, 15 of Liberty’s theatre students took a multitude of workshops, competed in events,…

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From Pixels to Pictures
News

Leah Miget | January 7, 2019

Pixel art is an activity that was introduced during Teen Read Week, which lasted from Oct. 7-13, with the Starry Night stick together poster that went with the theme of, “Written in the Stars.” There…

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The Legacy You Leave
Video

Madison Pegg | December 26, 2018

The legacy that Jenna Parmentier along with many other senior students left was painting their parking spot. Their creative spirit took over and this new tradition was born. Watch the video to see Jenna’s…

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Go Big, Dream Big
Features

Olivia Holler | October 15, 2018

Perseverance runs in senior Albert Edney’s core,  never giving up on anything he does.

Over the summer, he attended Missouri Boys State at University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, MO and was…

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