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LBHS on advanced placement honor roll

LBHS on advanced placement honor roll

The Methow Valley School District has been placed on the honor roll for student performance in advanced-placement classes, one of only six districts in the state to receive the honor. This is the seventh time that the College Board, the organization that oversees advanced-placement (AP) classes and exams, has created a list of top schools — and...
Liberty Bell incident puts spotlight on emergency response planning

Liberty Bell incident puts spotlight on emergency response planning

Methow Valley School District staff were already updating an emergency response plan when a frightening and unprecedented situation involving a student erupted in early January at Liberty Bell High School. The situation was handled by paramedics from Aero Methow Rescue Service, who …
Medical situation causes brief lockdown at Liberty Bell high

Medical situation causes brief lockdown at Liberty Bell high

Liberty Bell High School was placed on lockdown for about 45 minutes on Monday (Jan. 9) because of a medical situation involving a student, according to Methow Valley School District Superintendent Tom Venable.
Stratman wins local Poetry Out Loud competition

Stratman wins local Poetry Out Loud competition

Liberty Bell High School junior Mia Stratman won the Methow Valley School District’s fifth annual Poetry Out Loud competition at The Merc Playhouse last week, qualifying to compete in the …
Built to last

Built to last

In most high school construction classes, students assemble a garden shed or work on other small projects, but Methow Valley students are building and renovating structures used every day by local businesses, artists and fellow students. Now in its third year, the Methow Valley School District’s expanded …
Tone of presidential campaign leaves local students disappointed

Tone of presidential campaign leaves local students disappointed

But voting, attention to major issues are important, they say Editor’s note: Liberty Bell High School junior Cece Odell, who will be doing an internship in journalism next semester, worked on this article with Methow Valley News reporter Marcy Stamper. Odell came up with questions for her classmates, conducted interviews and wrote a draft of...
LBHS needs coaches for winter sports

LBHS needs coaches for winter sports

Liberty Bell High School is seeking coaches to fill three positions for the upcoming winter sports season: • head wrestling coach. • assistant girls’ basketball. • assistant boys’ basketball. If interested, apply by Nov. 7 at the Methow Valley School District office. Call 996-2215.
Safe navigation in the wide-open digital world

Safe navigation in the wide-open digital world

A few dozen Liberty Bell High School students were intrigued enough by a teenage girl they met online that they friended her and exchanged text messages. At least one student was making arrangements to meet her in person. But further contacts were nipped in the bud when a man who calls himself The White Hatter fessed...
Methow Valley students learn about nature and themselves through Outward Bound experience

Methow Valley students learn about nature and themselves through Outward Bound experience

Pausing to take in the scenery halfway up a sheer rock face in Mazama, seventh-grader Wyatt Oosterhof said, “You get up there and say, ‘Where do you go; where do I put my feet?’” Oosterhof was rock-climbing for the first time. “It’s pretty crazy — I can’t tell if the wall is supposed to have all the holes...
Dress code discussion about more than clothes

Dress code discussion about more than clothes

A school dress code is about a lot more than simply what a student wears to school, as was evident in a frank discussion among Liberty Bell High School students, staff and parents this week. What people wear encompasses issues of personal identity, body image and cultural attitudes about sexuality, those …