Rotary Club honors top seniors

March 4, 2014

The Rotary Club of Issaquah recently honored the following seniors as its February 2014 Students of the Month:

Katy Orr

  • Liberty High School
  • Recognition in music
  • Plays Irish drum, sings, arranges music and directs a Celtic ensemble, learning bass drum
  • Theater, screen writing, acting, active volunteer in church
  • Maintains a 3.6 grade point average, taking Advanced Placement psychology, Honors physics, and College calculus
  • Accepted at Northwest, Montana State and Eastern, pursuing degree in business and music or theater

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Patriot Players ‘Dream’ of Shakespeare classic

November 12, 2013

William Shakespeare’s literary works have succeeded in confounding high school students for years.

Whether it’s the Elizabethan English or the iambic pentameter, the name Shakespeare and ease of comprehension generally do not go together.

By Sarah Edmonds Bottom, played by Liberty High School junior Parker Simpson, isn’t quite sure to what to make of the strong come-on from Fairy Queen Titania, senior Natalie Gress, in the Patriot Players’ production of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream.’

By Sarah Edmonds
Bottom, played by Liberty High School junior Parker Simpson, isn’t quite sure to what to make of the strong come-on from Fairy Queen Titania, senior Natalie Gress, in the Patriot Players’ production of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream.’

That changes when his work is acted out on a stage, though, said Liberty senior Alison Fesler.

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