The Liberator

Exchanging knowledge

Marlen Avila, News Editor

February 19, 2019

Filed under News

Students waited in anticipation in the back of the library, bringing extra chairs and huddling with questions scribbled on small slips of papers in their hands. They all looked towards the entrance of the library for the grand...

Closing LASA? Starting at nine?

Clara Morse, Editor-in-Chief

February 19, 2019

Filed under News

In a recent report about the AISD budget deficit, magnet programs, including LASA, were described as "separate and unequal," "serving to divide local communities," and sources of “historical grievances and upheaval.” The report...

AISD combats Confederate legacies in schools

Malena Heineman, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018

Filed under News

John T. Allan Facility, Zachary Taylor Fulmore Middle School, Sidney Lanier Early College High School, John H. Reagan Early College High School and Eastside Memorial Early College High School at the Johnston Campus are all named...

Budget Crisis

Clara Morse, Editor-in-Chief

December 10, 2018

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Dozens of teachers, parents, students and community members crowded into the McCallum cafeteria on Nov. 7 to discuss education finance with volunteer committee members — not traditionally the biggest draw. However, this group’s...

LBJ Basketball is back on track for the new season

Elan McMinn, Sports Editor

December 10, 2018

Filed under Sports

The referees blow the whistle, ending the LBJ boys basketball team’s first game with a 74-71 victory over Stoney Point High School. Despite much of the team’s starting lineup graduating last year, the team was ranked 11th...

Rising star shines in science

Maya Ravi, Club Member

November 15, 2018

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Junior Sruthi Ilangovan, president of the Health Through Science initiative (HTS), was recognized for her dedication to her obesity prevention research with the Rising Star award during Texas Obesity Awareness Week (TOAW). She...

Crossing out the competition

Emma McBride, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018

Filed under Sports

Girls lacrosse may not be a UIL sport and they may have a new head coach, but that has not stopped the team from practicing at school. With very little administrative support, the team is still functioning and doing its best to...

Locking it down: District beefs up security

Clara Morse, Editor-in-Chief

October 16, 2018

Filed under News

For the 2018-2019 academic school year, all students were required to obtain and wear official ID badges, for the first time in school history. Other measures taken to tighten up security include the planned hiring of a new security...

Bo[u]nd for the future?

Clara Morse, Editor-in-Chief

December 11, 2017

Filed under News

Voters approved the $1.1 billion AISD bond with comfortable margins this Election Day. Almost 72 percent said “yes” to the bond, the district’s largest ever, and 28 percent opposed it. The bond’s passage means all facilities...

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