Counseling NewsFlash

Announcements 01.17.23


Incoming Freshman Parent Night

The LHS counseling Department will be hosting "Incoming Freshman Parent Night" for parents of current 8th grade students. This presentation will discuss aspects of the high school counseling department, course selection options for freshmen students, and course selection procedures. Join us on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at the Liberty High School PAC.


LPS is excited to bring our community this film series in collaboration with the Liberty Education Foundation, Liberty Alliance for Youth, and Clay County Childrens Services Fund wich focuses on the social emotional and mental health needs of our teens. Angst is a film designed to bring awareness around anxiety. Angst removes the stigma and opens the conversation around anxiety, helping people understand and manage their sympotms and when to reach out for help.


Course Selection

Course Selection for the 2023-2024 school year starts in January! To see a timeline of events and what to expect, please click on THIS link. Class Applications are now LIVE! Click HERE to see the application classes/info about them and to apply today! The Coursebook can be found by accessing THIS link. If you need help navigating it, HERE is a short tutorial!

January 25 Bell Schedule!

The Annual Academic Fair will be held this year during the 5th hour so all students in grades 9-11 have the opportunity to visit with departments about their courses! A special bell schedule will be needed for the day. We will not be having Connect 30. Classes will be in session till 2:15PM!

Please view the schedule.

Career Center Shadows!

Sophomores & Juniors interested in attending one of our career centers next year can now sign up to shadow their program of interest! Shadows are required as part of the application process. Please see Mrs. Quinn in the counseling center to set up a shadow. More information can be found on our website HERE

Northland Caps (NCAPS) Information

The NCAPS application for the 2023-24 school year is LIVE!! It can be found by clicking HERE. There is a banner at the top of the site with the link to apply. It will be open until February 10, 2023. NCAPS will be having a showcase event on Monday, December 12th at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church. The classes will be there to present and answer questions for prospective students. If you are needing to be outside of the time listed, not a problem, they will be there in the AM until 10:00 am and PM until 2:30 pm.

Parent Meetings with Counselors

Parents and Guardians of students 9-11th grade - Course Selection for the 23/24 school year starts on January 17th! Counselors will be holding a course selection Q&A via zoom on January 23, 24 and 26. If you would like to have a brief meeting with your students counselor, please sign up using the following links in My Conference Time!


Community Scholarship Program

Liberty Public School District is proud to bring back the Community Scholarship Program again this year!

The Community Scholarship Program is a program designed to provide seniors in our community with over 35 scholarship opportunities in 3 easy steps. We have partnered with some amazing organizations that want to help our Liberty High School and Liberty North High School seniors advance their education. Scholarships will be available to students who want to attend college and trade schools. Click HERE for more information.


Attention Freshmen & Juniors!!! The KC SCHOLARS Application is now available. Do not miss out on this incredible opportunity APPLY TODAY at Deadline to apply is February 24th!

Local & Regional Scholarships Available

Local & Regional Scholarships continue to come in! Check your Naviance Account under the College Tab and select Scholarship Search to see what is available. You might set a reminder to check back each week! Remember Scholarships are available for many different reasons, not just merit based. New Additions include: Excellence in Education Scholarship & The Assistance League of KC

Grow Your Own Teacher Program

Applications are now available for the LPS Grow Your Own Teacher Program! The program is designed for students of color who will be graduates of the Liberty Public Schools and are interested in pursuing careers in education. Components of the program include: financial support, professional learning seminars, work experiences, mentor support and job placement upon successful completion of all requirements for teacher certification and criteria of the program. Interested in Teaching as a profession? Click HERE for more information!


Seniors - Transcripts

Seniors-Your initial transcripts have been uploaded to Naviance. If you are applying through common app you must use this link, if you are sending your transcripts directly to the institution please follow the directions on the site.


Teachers Visit with your teacher for their specific Tutoring availability. Typically before and after school during their contracted time.

Academic Labs during FLEX Time Sign up in your FLEX Manager for an Academic Lab!

Connect 30 Every Wednesday tutoring is available from 1:45-2:15pm. Check FLEX Manager to sign up in your needed content area.

A+ Tutor Reach out to Jane Wolfley or Dave McDorman, A+ Coordinators.

Tutoring Club Tutoring club is a free resource for students at LHS to get extra help or simply refine their skills through subject-certified student tutors. Sign up HERE.

Outside Tutoring HERE is a list of tutors outside of our school. Please note these individuals charge a tutoring fee.


College Events

Thinking about going to college in Colorado? Click HERE to register for a virtual session on University of Colorado-Boulder, Colorado State, School of Mines and University of Denver! Don't forget to keep up to date on college events by visiting our College Visits and Events page!

Kansas City Art Institute

Thursday, Jan. 19th, 8:30am

Counseling Office

U.S. Marines

Tuesday, Jan. 17th, 11:30am


Pittsburg State University

Thursday, Jan. 19th, 10am

Counseling Office

U.S. Coast Guard

Friday, Jan. 20th, 11:30am


U.S. National Guard

Monday, Jan. 23rd, 11:30am


MAC McConnell & Associates

Thursday, Jan. 26th, 11:30am