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The student-run newspaper of the Liberal Arts and Science Academy

The Liberator

The Breakup of the Year, LASA and LBJ UIL Split

Trevor Anderson, Copy Editor January 15, 2020

In an effort to allow LASA and LBJ to form identities and expand their respective athletic programs before LASA’s move to the Eastside Memorial Early College High School campus in 2021, LBJ, administrators...

Jags Diving Plunges Into Season

Jags Diving Plunges Into Season

Skylar Sidensol-Denero, Staffer January 15, 2020

The LBJ dive team, although only comprised of 3 athletes, is racking up points for the Pool Jags Swim and Dive team. LBJ’s divers earned twenty points for the team at the Burnet Small School Invite on...

LBJ Tennis Aces New Season with Completed Courts and Confidence

Wrenny Collamer, Staff Writer October 9, 2019

LBJ's tennis team is looking forward to an exciting new year, according to head coach Ryman Barnes. Over the summer, construction was completed on LBJ's new tennis courts, giving the team access to renovated...

Jaguars Football Lined Up for 2019

Anna Thomas, Staff Writer October 9, 2019

As the new season starts and the district's decision games approach, LBJ varsity football players get ready to take on a new season. This year, the Jaguars aim to win district 12-5A D1. LASA sophomore...

LBJ fights the flames: all about Fire Academy

Alec Lippman, Staff Writer April 12, 2019

A program that allows students to get within feet of a 30-foot-tall propane fire along with leaving high school ready to get a job with a 45 thousand dollar salary are just some of the possibilities that...

The Jags practice all week to get ready for games against rival schools. The team beat Reagan and have upcoming games against McCallum. photo by Jorge Villa

New talent takes the field for softball

Alex Watson, Staff Writer April 11, 2019

The LBJ Lady Jaguars softball team welcomed 15 new players this year, and according to LASA sophomore and two-year team captain Alde Little, is more popular than ever in recent history. Last year, the...

LBJ Junior Jordan Teal shoots during the game against Reagan. The jags finished 10-2 in the district. photo courtesy of Jahmal Fenner

Looking to the future

Helena Lara, Photo Editor April 9, 2019

The LBJ Jaguars boys basketball season officially ended with a district win and a solid playoff run, according to Head Coach Freddie Roland. Roland said the team has shown improvement, but still has room...

Prom prep

Emma McBride, Staff Writer April 9, 2019

As the end of the school year quickly approaches, seniors are getting ready to graduate, finalizing post-high-school plans and grappling with senioritis. According to Lisa Moomaw, LASA student council...

Overwhelmed and overworked: LASA’s Custodian shortage

Somaya Jimenez-Haham, Staff Writer April 9, 2019

Trash bins overflow with wrappers and food, tumbling out of the top. A thin film of dust coats the floor, and grime leaves the table surfaces sticky and textured. The understaffed team of custodians, although...

Boys’ soccer scores big this season

Charles Taylor, Staff Writer February 19, 2019

The LBJ Jaguars varsity soccer team capped off its performance in the annual Copa Akins soccer tournament with a 1-1 (4-3 in penalties) win against Bowie. With a record of 2-1-2, the LBJ boys’ soccer...

Girls’ soccer on ball for winning season

Elan McMinn, Sports Editor February 19, 2019

The ball rolls down the back of the net marking another goal for the LBJ girls’ varsity team. Starting the season with two wins and two losses, they look forward to the rest of the season. The 2019...

The Jags regroup after a morning practice. photo courtesy of Bryce Yeazell

LASA water polo: drip or drown

Alex Winter, Staff Writer February 19, 2019

Arms flail, the ball speeds through the air and water splashes across the pool as the LBJ Water Polo teams ends their third pre-season practice. The LBJ water polo team is gearing up for another season,...

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