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  • Campus Club Fair Tuesday

  • End of 1st 6 week grading period is Friday

  • Board of Trustees calls for TRE and Bond Election to be on Nov. ballot

Vocalists sing their best at state

Vocalists sing their best at state

Kasey Harvey and Melody Tavallaee

May 29, 2018


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Four choir vocalists had the opportunity to compete amongst the best in the state at All State. Qualifying only after a high score at regions, the four made the trip to UT Austin over Memorial Day weekend. “It was a very high level of representation for Liberty High School. These girls were four ...

Pop punk band strikes a chord with debut EP

Pop punk band strikes a chord with debut EP

Roy Nitzan, WTV Staff Reporter

May 24, 2018


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Play the Ace is a pop punk band consisting of 3 students on campus. Formed in late fall of 2015, the girls immediately bonded over their shared love for music. Their music combines classic pop punk sounds with a youthful, new perspective. "We originally started like kind of just like to mess ar...

Classic film inspires dance lessons

Classic film inspires dance lessons

Kirthi Injeti, Guest Contributor

May 24, 2018


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Dance 1 students are wrapping up the school year by working on various types of dance, such as musicals. Their latest project involves watching West Side Story, inspired by the play Romeo and Juliet, and writing a paper. “The purpose of the essay is to explain the movie,” freshman Ashley Phill...

Redhawks to work in rhythm with Knights

Redhawks to work in rhythm with Knights

Brelyn Bashrum, Guest Contributor

May 24, 2018


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Redhawk percussionists are joining forces with the Knights as they perform a joint music piece at Independence’s spring concert Thursday at 7 p.m. “Just in general, getting to do things with people from other schools is always fun for me,” junior Kennedy Williams said. “I love to see how things...

Band ready for final notes of 2017-18

Band ready for final notes of 2017-18

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

May 22, 2018


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After hundreds of hours of practice starting in August, band will showcase its 2017-18 year with their spring concert on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium. “I have no expectation,” band director James Weaver said. “I think our hard work has paid off. It’s manifested itself in the amou...

Orchestra season comes to a close

Orchestra season comes to a close

Amelia Pirrello, Guest Contributer

May 21, 2018


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The final notes of the 2017-18 orchestra season will sound Monday night when their final concert starts at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. “My students have been rehearsing for about a month and a half, ” orchestra teacher Julie Blackstock said. “They have been working really hard and I’m proud...

Bands swing into spring performance

Bands swing into spring performance

Brelyn Bashrum, Guest Contributor

May 18, 2018


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From small ensembles to choir singers performing with the jazz band, Saturday’s Spring Swing and   from 6-9 p.m. provides the opportunity to see the school’s band in a different light, with the $5 admission charge providing one of the largest fundraising opportunities of the year. “This is our ...

Color guard tryouts Monday

Color guard tryouts Monday

Olivia Howard, Guest Contributor

May 17, 2018


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Looking ahead to the fall, Color Guard tryouts are Monday through Thursday with director Scott Mills searching for students with certain attributes.   “Within the color guard tryouts what we will really be looking for is students having a positive attitude,” Mills said. “With a willingness to tr...

Redhawk theatre up for DSM awards

Redhawk theatre up for DSM awards

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2018


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The theatre department will be well represented at the DSM High School Musical Theatre Awards program Thursday at Music Hall at Fair Park as several students and the school’s orchestra program are up for awards. “They invite high schools from all over North Texas area and central Texas to com...

Choir takes a final bow

Choir takes a final bow

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-Chief

May 15, 2018


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Choir will put on their last concert, featuring a mix of choral and contemporary music, Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the auditorium with no admission price. “I think we have really kind of grown to understand what it's like to sing with each other, to listen well, and to be aware of what other people are ...

No drama at theater food fight

No drama at theater food fight

Marisa Uddin, WTV Special Projects Producer

May 14, 2018


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Food fights at school are usually frowned upon, but Friday after their spring improv show, dessert was flying as the theater program hosted its first annual cake war; a fundraiser for students who qualified for the International Thespian Festival in Nebraska June 25-30. “The booster club raised th...

Dancing into an honor society

Dancing into an honor society

Jordan Klein, WTV Staff Reporter

May 14, 2018


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The National Honor Society for Dance Arts induction is taking place Wednesday from 5 to 5:30 p.m. in the auditorium on campus. In order to be inducted dance students must have taken three years of dance classes and have up to 30 points: which can be received from attending events related to dance s...

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