The Liberator, LASA's award winning newspaper, is known across the nation for its excellence by both the scholastic and professional press. In the last six years, The Liberator has garnered many top national awards, including the Pacemaker (the Pulitzer Prize of high school journalism), the Gold Crown Press Association, and 2005 First Place Best in Show given by the National Scholastic Press Association at the national high school journalism convention. Top state awards include Gold Stars, the top award given by the Interscholastic League Press Conference, as well as top awards in individual competitions in UIL.
The paper is entirely student run; the staff makes all writing, photography, design and content decisions.
The yearbook, STETSON, is chosen yearly to appear in the Taylor Publishing Company's prestigious book, The Yearbook, which includes the top five% of the 7,500 yearbooks they publish.