Liberty Academy Newsletter

March 1, 2017

HELP filling out the FAFSA: graduating need this!!!

Maplewoods Community College will help you! March 7th, March 22nd OR March 30th. From 2-6pm in the Exploration Room outside the Financial Aid Office (Administration building, room 114). CALL THEM for more information so you know what you need to bring with you to this session: 816-604-3767. This help is COMPLETELY FREE!!

Lunch money!

Many students owe money to the cafeteria for breakfast and lunch debts! Letters have been sent home to students who owe $50 OR MORE but if you would like to know if your student owes money, please feel free to contact Mrs. Straws to check this out. or 816.736.5470. Thanks!

Free relationship classes for couples and singles

How to Pick a Partner
Helps singles choose the right partner for a happy, stable relationship. Teachers single adults five key things to look for as they explore potential relationships.
Free child care! Gift cards for everyone! Snacks provided!
Tuesdays (4/4, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2)--6-8pm
MCC Human Services Building, 3100 NE 83rd St, 2nd floor conference room, KCMO 64119
You must register for this session by 3/20/17 to attend
Register by contacting us: 855-778-5437 or
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Job Fair on March 7th for Teens Seeking Work

Is your student looking for a part-time or summer job? Join us Tuesday, March 7th from 1 – 2 pm in the LHS Library for the opportunity to meet local employers, interview, and get hired! Employers include Chick-fil-A, Liberty Hospital, LPS Kid’s Zone, LPS Paint Crew, Texas Roadhouse, and more.
To attend, students must register by completing this google form by March 3rd.
Students should plan to bring a laptop, pen, at least 5 copies of their resume, and wear professional dress. If your student needs support in creating a resume, they should indicate so on the registration form. This experience is an excellent opportunity to practice networking skills.

Summer school enrollment is going on now!

If you are interested in attending summer school this summer, please contact Mrs. Streu right away! Summer school is a great way to catch up OR GET AHEAD on credits! Enrollment is going on now and signing up early will guarantee you a better choice of classes and times! Students stop by Mrs. Streu's office OR email me at


Spring break begins with early release (12:54pm) on Thursday, March 16th and goes through March 26th!

Driver Education registration is open!

Does your son or daughter want to learn to drive this summer? Do you want professionals to assist in the training? LPS has the best program and value around!
Your son or daughter will drive with one of five driving instructors. The course begins with an all-day instruction class on May 30 or 31, then driving during the month of June. The cost is $330 if paid before May 1, 2017. Sign up soon to reserve your spot. To register for the program click HERE. For more information contact Lois Magnuson at Liberty High School, 736.7046 or at

Influenza Update

We are beginning to see influenza in the community. Please remember that students meed to be fever free for 24 hours without the use of fever reducing medication before they return to school. If your child has a positive influenza test please call the school and report this to Mrs. Straws (who will pass the information along to our nurse). We collect data for the Clay County Health Department. No personal information is included in this reporting.

Last day of school

Please note that due to the snow days, the scheduled last day of school is Tuesday, May 23rd. Seniors last day is May 9th.

Attendance counts

Regular attendance is vital to student success. Please support your child in getting to school, ON TIME, each day. If your student needs to be absent, please let Mrs. Straws know by calling 816.736.5470.