Liberty High School (Brentwood, California)
|Liberty High School|
Liberty High School is located in Brentwood, California, United States. Liberty High School is a comprehensive 9-12 grade high school serving approximately 2400 students. Originally founded in 1902, Liberty has amassed a good bit of history.
Liberty is organized into four Small Learning Communities (SLC). SLC leadership teams include an Assistant Principal, Counselor, SLC coordinator and Academy Director. Career specific academy programs are available to students in grades 10-12. These programs highlight Business and Technology, Health Careers, Teaching and Learning Careers, Arts and Humanities.
Liberty is well known for their Student Learning Careers, such as the TLC academy for students who plan on childcare/ teaching careers, as well as their PADA academy for art-oriented students.
Liberty High School was originally named Liberty Union High School.
- The Lion's Roar
Liberty High School's official newspaper is The Lion's Roar. This once a quarter publication is typically eight pages in length and is produced by approximately twenty students enrolled in Journalism. They are the 2nd place bracket winner of the American Scholastic Press Association's newspaper competition for the second year.[when?]
- Lisa Joann Thompson, dancer, actress, and choreographer, starred in In Living Color, Fame L.A., and Motown Live.
- Matt Riley, drafted in the 3rd round by the Baltimore Orioles in the 1997 Major League Baseball Draft.
- Chris Gruler, drafted #1 by the Cincinnati Reds, 3rd overall in the 2002 Major League Baseball Draft, minor league baseball pitcher