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Steel sculpture of Mountain Lion logo installed at LBHS

Steel sculpture of Mountain Lion logo installed at LBHS

A project started in 2013 by the Liberty Bell High School welding class was completed last week with the installation of a weathered steel sculpture of the school’s mountain lion mascot that also spells out the initials LBH. The sculpture was mounted to bolts on a concrete pedestal at the entrance to the high school...
Knowledge Bowl team soars to second place at state championships

Knowledge Bowl team soars to second place at state championships

The Liberty Bell High School Knowledge Bowl team claimed second place at the state championship tournament in Arlington on Saturday (March 19) — the school’s highest finish in 10 appearances at the state finals. The Liberty Bell team — captain Rowan Post, Cory Diamond, Sebastian Hogness, Skyler Fitzmautice, Danny Rodriguez, and Nate Hirsch — competed against 17 other 2B teams. The...
Banning of LBHS production sends wrong message to community

Banning of LBHS production sends wrong message to community

Liberty Bell High School’s drama production The Port in The Storm has been banned by the school’s administrative “Committee on the Appropriateness of Dramatic Material,” citing parental disquiet. Students have been working for five months to write and produce this play, which if this committee has anything to say about it, you will never see....
Original play by LBHS drama class closes before opening

Original play by LBHS drama class closes before opening

Students in the Liberty Bell High School drama class had to shift gears last week and choose a different play to perform this May after a school committee told them they couldn’t present their original play because of concerns, raised by a student and parents, about adult content and language. Concerns were originally raised in the...
Lilly Cooley takes first place in fourth annual Poetry Out Loud competition

Lilly Cooley takes first place in fourth annual Poetry Out Loud competition

By Don Nelson Freshman Lilly Cooley won the Methow Valley School District’s fourth annual Poetry Out Loud competition, featuring 13 students from Liberty Bell High School and the Independent Learning Center, on Dec. 16, edging out 2014 winner Claire Waichler. Cooley recited “Bleeding Heart,” by Carmen Gimenez Smith, and “The End of the World,” by...
School district gears up for coming year with new staff

School district gears up for coming year with new staff

While students have been enjoying their usual summer recess, the school district has been busy hiring new staff, moving around existing employees, and allotting half a million dollars in new state funding. The Methow Valley School District announced this week that it has filled two more positions, adding Brooke Lucy as the Methow Valley Elementary...
Bergevin-Krumme wins scholarship from MV Fly Fishers

Bergevin-Krumme wins scholarship from MV Fly Fishers

Graduating Liberty Bell High School senior Tabitha Bergevin-Krumme has been awarded the Al Green Fisheries Enhancement Scholarship by the Methow Valley Fly Fishers. The $2,000 scholarship was created to encourage Methow Valley students to pursue careers in fisheries, aquatic studies, fisheries ecology or related studies. The Fly Fishers organization is dedicated to improving local lakes,...
A historic building is transformed at TwispWorks

A historic building is transformed at TwispWorks

TwispWorks, the nonprofit “center for creative entrepreneurship” on 6 ½ acres in the heart of Twisp, celebrates the opening of the Bernard Hosey Founders Building with an open house during Art Walk on Saturday (May 23) from noon-4 p.m.
LBHS students learn about recycling, landfill processes

LBHS students learn about recycling, landfill processes

Thirty-nine Liberty Bell High School science students saw first-hand how and how much solid waste is handled in the Methow Valley on a March 31 field trip to Methow Recycles and the Okanogan County central landfill, according to a Methow Recycles press release. The field trip followed recycling-related lessons with Methow Recycles plant manager Susan...
A bird’s-eye view … 

A bird’s-eye view … 

By Marcy Stamper 
A pair of ospreys have shown remarkably faithful attendance at school, returning for the fourth year to raise a brood of chicks in a nest perched 40 feet above …