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School leads FISD in AP Scholar Awards

School leads FISD in AP Scholar Awards

Brooke Colombo and Rahmin Jawaid
August 27, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

Frisco ISD students took a record high 8,660 Advance Placement Exams at the end of the 2014-15 school year, with the Redhawks leading the way receiving 47 National AP Scholar Awards and 143 AP Scholar with Distinction Awards. This is 70 more Distinction awards than the second highest school in the district...

A first and a tenth

A first and a tenth

Sarah Philips, Editor-in-chief
August 24, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

Not only does Monday start the 2015-2016 school year, it’s also the beginning of the school’s tenth anniversary. “When we met for the first time as a faculty, I knew this was going to be a different experience,” yearbook adviser Carole Babineaux said. “I felt an undercurrent of excitement...

Class of 2019 attends Redhawk Flight Camp

Class of 2019 attends Redhawk Flight Camp

Sarah Philips, Editor-in-chief
August 14, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

The Class of 2019 participated in the upperclassmen-led Redhawk Flight Camp.

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Theater students bring Halloween to life

Theater students bring Halloween to life

Jamie Vaughan, Staff Writer
November 4, 2014
Filed under A&E, News

The Liberty theater department once again celebrated the fall holiday spirit by opening the wound clinic for Halloween. The wound clinic has taken place annually at LHS for the past four years. Theater students apply special-effect make-up to Liberty students in order to raise money for a variety o...

LHS goes pink at pep rally

LHS goes pink at pep rally

Jamie Vaughan, Staff Writer
November 4, 2014
Filed under News

On Oct. 23 Liberty had its annual Pink Out pep rally in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Pink Out pep rally takes place prior to the Pink Out game, and students and teachers wear pink in order to raise awareness about breast cancer. Student Council sells items such as shirts, bracelets...

Even technology can be unreliable

Even technology can be unreliable

Esther Son, Staff Writer
October 27, 2014
Filed under News

The shift from paper to technology may be more convenient, but new challenges have emerged with this new way of learning. Numerous teachers have converted to posting their lessons online—either through videos, documents, or PowerPoints. This new way of teaching reduces the amount of paper used throughout...

Sociology students break social norms

Sociology students break social norms

Jamie Vaughan, Staff Writer
October 8, 2014
Filed under News

The students in Mrs. Little’s sociology class tested the social norms last week for their most recent major project in order to break social boundaries. The social norm project has students violate social guidelines that are currently in place—guidelines such as not touching strangers and walking u...

New faces on campus

New faces on campus

Blake VerWoert, Staff Writer
September 8, 2014
Filed under News

Many changes have come with the new school year, including new staff members who have been brought in to replace departing faculty. Forty-six new members have been added to the Liberty family, one of the largest influxes of staff that the school has seen. The rise in the number of students also...

Homecoming goes back to the 20s

Homecoming goes back to the 20s

Esther Son, Staff Writer
September 8, 2014
Filed under News

With the Homecoming dance coming up on Sept. 20, Student Council members, as well as the student body, are busy with preparations for the “Roaring 20s” themed night. Posters and calendars are posted around the entire school. A special “Hoco Board” that shows all of the information you want...

Sommers, Rainwater take on new roles in Liberty administration

Sommers, Rainwater take on new roles in Liberty administration

Jamie Vaughan, Staff Writer
September 8, 2014
Filed under News

Assistant principal Kristen Sommers and associate principal Ashley Rainwater are two staff members with new positions at Liberty. A former special education and English teacher, Sommers became an assistant principal this school year. Working as a teacher has given her a unique perspective on the school,...

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