Liberty Academy Newsletter

October 30, 2019

Halloween is THURSDAY!

Any student who would like to wear a school appropriate costume tomorrow can do so by donating $1 to United Way. Please give your money to Mrs. Straws UPON ENTERING school tomorrow.


Not sure if your costume is school appropriate? Then it may not be. Rethink it!

Need help for Christmas?

For families that need help in Clay County for Christmas:

Northland Christmas store, through North Cross Methodist Church

2019 Applications will be taken

  • Saturday, November 9 - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 13 - 4:00 to 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 16 - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

North Cross Methodist Church
1321 NE Vivion Road
No Phone Service

You Must Bring:
Copy of 2018 Income Tax Return

OR ALL of the following:
Lease or copy of property tax for proof of address
Proof of income
Social Security Cards for all family members
Legal birth certificate for each child
Photo ID for those 16 & older

PLEASE DO NOT BRING CHILDREN

Clients may not seek assistance from more than one agency


Christmas Store Shopping Date: December 9, 10, & 11

More information may be found here.

Thinking about the joining the military?

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 North High School is offering the ASVAB test on Wednesday, November 20th at 8am. There is no charge. If you'd like to take this exam, contact Mrs. Streu ASAP (but NO LATER than November 13th) to sign up!! lori.streu@lps53.org

Northland Career Center: Open House Information!

Check out their open house that is coming up in November! All the details can be found HERE!

Safe Halloween event: tonight

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.

Time to fill out the FAFSA...

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.

District -Wide Diversity Festival

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.

Need help at Christmas?

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