Liberty High School
by Alex Zaborac, Student Council Executive President
I am excited to welcome back all of the returning LHS students, and to the sophomores, welcome to Liberty High School! Whether it is going to be your first year of high school or your last, there is no denying it is going to be a significant year for all of us. We are at the point in our lives where the world is at our fingertips. Our opportunities are endless and the decision is now up to us. Liberty High School is full of opportunities, and it is because of those opportunities that I have become the person that I am. I have learned that the easiest way to not only survive high school, but to find success in it, is to get involved. Join a club, sport, or organization, and believe me there are plenty at LHS. Being involved allows you to not only meet new people, but to do things you never imagined you would do. Coming into such a big school it is easy to get lost, and it can feel like the first day of kindergarten all over again. It is important to always stay true to yourself and never be afraid to be anybody but you. You do not have to be the most outgoing person in the room, but never let being shy or scared stop you from doing anything. After all, the kid sitting next to you could become your best friend; it just takes a simple hello.
by Dr. April Adams
Along with being yourself, high school has taught me another important lesson; failure. As odd as it may sound, failure can be the key to success. Throughout the course of our high school career, there is no doubt that mistakes will be made. Instead of dwelling on your mistakes, learn from them. And most importantly never be afraid to fail, as they say you miss a hundred percent of the shots you don’t take. There are so many remarkable teachers at Liberty who are here to help you. They can always provide a listening ear, and words of wisdom in, or even outside, of the classroom.
Welcome Back Liberty High School Blue Jays! Your faculty and staff are thrilled to begin this year continuing our targeted focus on creating a culture of involvement and connections. As we embrace the second year of our Advisory Program, your teachers have worked over the summer to improve the curriculum and processes within Advisory. Their work was informed through faculty and student suggestions and student focus-group feedback. The foundational pillars of this program continue to reinforce the importance of academics, post-high school education planning, and positive involvement as a contributing citizen to your local and global communities. With our continued synergized focus on planning and supporting for success post high school, which is infused within the Advisory program, it is our goal to create the best program for you in order to propel each and every student at Liberty High School toward achieving every individual goal you set for yourself.
It is important to always stay true to yourself and never be afraid to be anybody but you.
However the learning experience extends from more than just the classroom. High school is the time to discover who you are and want you want to be. Cherish the moments, because believe me it flies by. Be involved, be yourself and become the person you are meant to be. I cannot wait to spend another great year with all of you here at Liberty!
I challenge each of you to do your best in all areas of your academics and to find a club or organization that sparks your interest to join.
I challenge each of you to do your best in all areas of your academics and to find a club or organization that sparks your interest to join. It is critical that you are working towards building your academic resumes for college and post high school employment. Many scholarships base their awarding status on student academic status along with student involvement beyond the classroom. Holding membership in clubs and organizations demonstrates teamwork, flexibility, leadership, dedication, and commitment. Plus, it is fun to meet new people who are interested in the same things and enjoy spending time doing what the club or organization commits to doing.
I wish you a tremendously successful school year and encourage each of you to take an active role in making a positive impact in your school through your daily interactions with your teachers, staff, peers, and community. Sincerely, April Adams, Ed.D., Principal
photos by of Nathan Hunt
As you walk the halls and enter into your classrooms, the environment is ready to welcome you. Many colorful changes occurred over the summer. Every room in the building received a splash of color. The choices were determined by a student group last year that was challenged to blend energizing colors with innovative thinking. We believe that LHS’s facelift allows us to enhance your learning in an environment that embraces 21st Century ideology.