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Club Fair week underway

Club Fair week underway

Jay Schlaegel, Assignment Editor
September 15, 2015
Filed under Campus Life

The third annual Pulse Club Fair began Monday morning in the rotunda, offering students a glimpse at the first five clubs of more than twenty that will be offering students information regarding their interests and activities throughout the remainder of this week. “I’m participating in the club fair to s...

Club Fair scheduled to begin Monday

Club Fair scheduled to begin Monday

Brooke Colombo, Staff Reporter
September 11, 2015
Filed under Campus Life

Students looking to join an on campus club will have a chance to see what the school has to offer at the annual Club Fair Monday-Thursday in the rotunda starting at 8:15 a.m. each day. With more than 50 clubs at the school, there is a variety of options for students to choose from. More than 20 cl...

Homecoming nominations open Wednesday

Homecoming nominations open Wednesday

Jay Schlaegel, Assignment Editor
September 8, 2015
Filed under Campus Life

Big plans, big expectations, and big mums: homecoming season has descended upon Frisco ISD with homecoming nominations taking place this week from Wednesday to Friday. “It’s a giant popularity contest, nominate people who you will think will represent or the Redhawks well,” student council spo...

Student Council prepares for homecoming

Student Council prepares for homecoming

Sarah Philips, Editor-in-chief
September 4, 2015
Filed under Campus Life

Even though homecoming is not until September 25, Student Council has been preparing for this year's homecoming dance since last year. This year's theme is "Empire State of Mind" and will involve decorations that are inspired by New York City. Homecoming tickets are currently on sale on MyPaymentsPlus for $15. Stop by the fron...

FISD Portal streamlines student access

FISD Portal streamlines student access

Brooke Colombo, Staff Reporter
September 3, 2015
Filed under Campus Life

Frisco ISD has added a Student Portal as a way to easily access websites frequently used within the district. The Portal links students to sites such as Google Apps, Student Learning Hub, and some online textbooks. It also saves login information for Home Access Center and student emails. "Our goal ...

Service hours become easier for NHS students

Service hours become easier for NHS students

Rahmin Jawaid, Staff Reporter
September 2, 2015
Filed under Campus Life

Students hustling around and pouring their hearts out desperately looking for National Honor Society community service jobs are not unusual sights when spring rolls around. However, that could all change this year with the club’s new Teacher Service Form. “Last year as the deadline got clos...

The chance to get involved

The chance to get involved

Sarah Philips, Editor-in-chief
August 25, 2015
Filed under Campus Life

With the beginning of school, school clubs and organizations are starting back up again with meetings and events. Here is a list of clubs, organizations and their sponsors. This list contains the most up to date information currently available, however the list will be updated as more information com...

Sometimes it’s ok to remove your ear buds

Sometimes it’s ok to remove your ear buds

Esther Son, Staff Writer
November 4, 2014
Filed under Campus Life

According to a study by the University of Phoenix, studying while listening to music has been proven to stimulate certain parts of the brain, but some students find it difficult to focus with an outside stimulus. When walking down the halls of Liberty High School, many students have either headphones...

The baby project

The baby project

Jamie Vaughan, Staff Writer
October 28, 2014
Filed under Campus Life

Many students in Liberty’s child development classes have recently done one of their biggest projects of the year: the baby project. The baby project is one of the first major grades of the six weeks; the students take home and care for infant simulators for approximately two days or 50 hours. The...

Sleep is not overrated

Sleep is not overrated

Esther Son, Staff Writer
October 24, 2014
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Though students often function on very little rest at night, the consequences can be more detrimental than they might think. According to the National Sleep Foundation, teenagers function best when they get 9 1/4 hours of sleep a night. Teens tend to have irregular sleep patterns across the week—they...

Goyal receives local media recognition

Goyal receives local media recognition

Blake Ver Woert, Staff Writer
October 24, 2014
Filed under Campus Life

Student athletes strive to excel on the field and in the classroom, but senior quarterback Udgam Goyal has risen a step above most of the student athletes at Liberty and around the DFW area. Goyal prides himself on being studious, while also shining on the football field. Being the varsity quarterback,...

Letting passion lead the way

Letting passion lead the way

Jamie Vaughan, Staff Writer
September 15, 2014
Filed under Campus Life

Although this is only her first year working for Liberty as the director of orchestras, Julie Blackstock has been in love with orchestra her whole life. The first time Blackstock picked up a bow was when she was in the sixth grade. Her instrument of choice? The cello. Since then, her music has become...

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