Liberty Academy Newsletter

October 16, 2019

Absolute LAST CALL

The due date for early graduation applications was Monday, 10/14. I will accept them, and push them through to your high school, THROUGH THIS FRIDAY, 10/18.


LAST CHANCE TO TURN IN EARLY GRADUATION APPLICATIONS IS 10/18/2019...END OF SCHOOL DAY!

Upcoming school schedule: you need to know this!!

Don't forget that we will be on a two-hour early release schedule on Friday, October 18. Thursday, October 24 will be a two-hour early release, and there will be no classes on Friday, October 25.

Parent-Teacher conferences are NEXT WEEK!

Fall Conferences will take place on

Monday, October 21st, 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

and

Tuesday, October 22nd, 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

These conferences are come and go and we hope to see you there!

Liberty Public Schools Parent University

Monday, October 21st and Tuesday, October 22nd

6-7pm at Liberty High School

Signs of Suicide

Presented by LHS Counseling and Social Workers

If you are headed to college or career training: THIS IS IMPORTANT.

The 2020-2021 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) became available October 1, 2019. The 2020-2021 FAFSA is for August 2020 through July 2021.

Any senior wanting to attend post-secondary summer classes, (June and July 2020) must fill out a 2019-2020 FAFSA in order to receive financial aid.


Please see the following handouts for more FAFSA information:

Note that FAFSA Frenzy and Completion events are for any student planning on attending any post-secondary institution.


Federal Deadline

Online applications must be submitted by midnight Central Time, June 30, 2021. Any corrections or updates must be submitted by midnight Central Time, September 14, 2020.


State Deadline

Missouri - For priority consideration, submit application your application by February 1st. Applications are accepted through April 1, 2020, by midnight, Central Time. Awards made until funds are depleted.


College Deadline

Check with the college(s) you are interested in attending and/or contact the Financial Aid Office. School deadlines are usually early in the year (often in February or March, although some are even earlier now that the FAFSA form is available in October). You may also want to ask your college about its definition of an application deadline - whether it is the date the college receives your FAFSA, or the date your FAFSA is processed.

Diversity Festival: Save the date!

Diversity Festival

November 7th, 2019

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Liberty North High School

Liberty Public Schools invites you to join us as we proudly host the 4th Annual Diversity Festival! Celebrate the theme: Thrive Culturally, Locally, Globally as we learn, recognize, and honor the many diverse cultures that make up our community.

Safe Halloween Event at LHS!

Liberty High School Student Council invites children ages 3-10 to our annual Safe Halloween event on Wednesday, October 30th from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. in Cokely Gym. Entry is $3 or 3 nonperishable food items per child.

Food donations benefit Key Club's Snack Pack program, which provides food items to LPS students in need. Key Club is particularly seeking donations of Peanut Butter, Chunky-Style Soup, Cereal, Canned Pasta, Spaghetti Sauce, and Fruit Cups.

Liberty High School Juniors...

Parents of LIBERTY HIGH juniors are encouraged to attend Junior Parent Night at LHS on October 17 at 6 PM in the Field House! The evening will focus on planning for life after high school and how you can use the junior year to start the process! Topics will include the college selection process!

Are you a sophomore or junior and interested in NCAPS next year???

The Northland CAPS program would like to invite interested students to visit them at one of their upcoming Open Houses. All sessions run from 6-7 pm and offer attendees the opportunity to explore a specific strand site and speak with students and faculty about the opportunities available in that strand. For more information, please see the attached flyer.
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The ASVAB at LPS

The ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) is administered by the United States Military and is used to determine qualification for enlistment in the United States Armed Forces.


Liberty High School is offering the ASVAB test on Thursday, October 31st at 8am and Liberty North is offering the ASVAB on Wednesday, November 20th at 8am. There is no charge. If you'd like to take the LHS exam, contact Mrs. Streu ASAP (but NO LATER than October 24th) . If you'd like to take the North exam, contact Mrs. Streu by November 13th. lori.streu@lps53.org