Counseling NewsFlash

Announcements 11.07.22


Schedule Changes

The second semester is quickly approaching!
All schedule change request forms are due by January 6 at 3PM. We are unable to change FLEX hours to accommodate requests. Schedules change requests are not guaranteed due to minimal course availability. Requests to switch teachers or hours for classes are unable to be accommodated.

First Fridays Raffle Winners

Congratulations to Olivia McKinney, Alexander Zook, and Brayden Moppin- they were this months raffle winners at the Counseling Department's First Fridays! event on Nov. 4. Please come to the Counseling Office to select your prize!

Thanks to all students who participated in our games and entered the raffle!!

10th Grade ICAP Visits

LHS counselors will be visiting with all sophomore sciences classes on Nov 29th or Dec 1st to discuss students ICAP or Individual Career & Academic Plan. Students will be able to work on their four year course plans as well as career goals. They will be able to revise their ICAP yearly should they choose to do so.


Selective College Admissions Presentation

Are you interested in applying to a selective college? Join us virtually on Tuesday, November 8 at 6PM to learn tips on applying to colleges that accept less than 50% of the students who apply. Click HERE for the Zoom link.


Off Campus Opportunities Mini Fair- Nov 9th

Off Campus Opportunities Mini Fair!
Did you know LHS offers many exciting opportunities for your student to earn high school credit with our various off campus programs? Is your student interested in any of the programs below? Please encourage them to attend our "Off Campus Opportunities Mini Fair" on Nov 9th during their flextime in the Black Box theatre.

They can speak with program representatives, learn about the application process and ask questions. Information regarding the programs can be found HERE LPS will also be sponsoring an "Off Campus Opportunities Night" for students and parents on January 11th at 6pm at LHS. More information to follow!

Early College Academy
Northland Career Center
Area Career Center
Education Internship Program
Network 53

HBCU College Fair and Showcase

The Park Hill School District will be hosting an HBCU College Fair and Showcase on Thursday, November 10, 2022! This College Fair and Showcase will be held at Park Hill High School located at 7701 NW Barry Road, KCMO 64153 from 6-8 PM. Please see the linked website for more information about this exciting event! If you plan on attending, please fill out the form found on the link provided under “Student/Family Registration” tab at the top of the website.

Military Service Academy and ROTC Night

Students interested in attending a military academy or participating in ROTC during college are invited to attend an information night on November 11th at 7PM at Blue Springs South High School. RSVP to Colonel Stan Cole or 816-874-3526.

Northland Career Center Open House

Northland Career Center in Platte City is having an open house on Thursday Nov 10th from 4:30pm to 7:30pm. Grades 8-11 are invited to attend! Information can be found HERE.


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!

Local Scholarships Available

Throughout the year we receive Scholarship Information from donors around the KC area and beyond. When we receive a scholarship, we post it in Naviance! Scholarships will continue to come in throughout the year, so get in the habit of checking the Scholarship list.


Attention Freshmen! “MyMO” Scholarship Promise will assist Missouri students from low-income backgrounds on their pathway to college starting 9th grade year. The yearly benchmarks will help students be more college ready by senior year. Earn Scholarship Dollars for College: Students earn $2,500 each year by meeting college-going benchmarks, totaling $10,000 by senior year. These funds will be disbursed directly to the school in the form of an outside scholarship to any eligible college in Missouri on behalf of the student. For more Information Click HERE!


College Visits & Events

Be sure to check out the post high school page for all the latest event announcements. Check out the session on Opportunities at Liberal Arts Colleges sponsored by Six Colleges, a consortium of six selective colleges.

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.


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. Allison in the counseling center to set up a shadow. More information can be found on our website HERE


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.

Sign Up in the Counseling Office for Upcoming Visits!

Missouri State University

Monday, Nov. 7th, 1:30pm

Counseling Office

Rockhurst University

Tuesday, Nov. 8th, 10am

Counseling Office

U.S. Navy

Tuesday, Nov. 8th, 11:30am


U.S. Army

Thursday, Nov. 10th, 11:30am


U.S. Coast Guard

Friday, Nov. 11th, 11:30am