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Challenge Day: ‘You may know me, but not my story’

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By Nina Smith

Liberty High School Leadership held its 3rd annual Challenge Day in the gymnasium Tuesday, with the goal of bringing everyone together to make a difference in students’ lives.

Challenge Day was an eye opener for every student who participated in this event, and students were able to make connections with other students, not only from Liberty High but also from Madera South and Chowchilla high schools.

The event started off with fun, large group, team-building games like going up to random students, introducing one’s self and telling them something about one’s self. From there, leadership students led small groups of students from a mixture of the schools through various activities that started lighthearted, in order to build each others’ trust, and progressed to more serious ones that allowed students to express themselves and get to know each other better.

Towards the end, students lined up on each side of the gymnasium facing towards one another across the room and participated in “Cross the Line,” a silent game where statements were read by the Madera South High School activities director, Julie Larrivee, and students crossed the line if it applied to them...


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