Liberty Academy Newsletter

September 21, 2016

"The things that make me different are the thinkgs that make me me." ~A.A. Milne

Financial Aid Night

Kearney High School is hosting a Financial Aid Night on Wednesday, September 28, at 7:00 in the Kearney High School Theater for Kearney and surrounding communities. A college financial aid administrator will be here to talk about financial aid from the college perspective, grants versus loans versus scholarships, Free Application for Federal Student Aid (which now opens October 1 of senior year), and student aid reports. Please feel welcome to come and learn about the college financial aid process!

The HBCU* Experience *(Historically Black College & University)

Saturday, September 24th, 2016
The HBCU Experience: Youth EXPO
8:30am - 12:30pm at
1600 John "Buck O Neil Way", KCMO 54108
http://akahbcuyouthexpo.eventbrite.com/
Sponsored by: Alpha Kapph Alpha Sorority Inc: Beta Omega, Mu Omega, and Xi Tau Omega

ASVAB: Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery

Are you interested in an armed forces career? If you have ANY interest at all, you'll want to take the ASVAB!

Our Liberty Academy students take the ASVAB at their sending schools (LHS or LNHS). There is NO COST and we help with the transportation if necessary!

LHS is giving their ASVAB on Tuesday, 9/27. If you are a LHS student you must sign up via Mrs. Streu NO LATER than Friday, 9/23.

North is giving their ASVAB on Thursday, 12/1. If you are a North student, you must sign up via Mrs. Streu NO LATER than Tuesday, 11/29.

More information on the ASVAB can be found HERE.

Post-Secondary Planning Night

Tuesday, September 27th @ 6:30pm at Liberty High School
There are many decisions that need to be made when planning for life after high school. We are offering four different sessions and you can choose TWO sessions to attend:
*College Planning 101
*Financing Post-Secondary Education
*FAFSA--How to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid
*Two-Year Degrees: Options and Benefits

If you have questions, please contact Brenda Wiederholt at the LHS Counseling and Social Work Department: 816-736-7046.

Bowl-A-Thon: Strike Out Cancer!!

Staff and students are preparing for our annual fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society on March 11. We are currently asking for donations of gift cards of $10 or more, or larger silent auction items. Through the last 17 events, we have raised over $32,000 that has gone directly to ACS to help in the Kansas City area. Please consider helping us Strike Out Cancer! Contact Shannon Lawson with any questions or donations at slawson@liberty.k12.mo.us.

From Mrs. Zubeck!

KCPL Design Challenge has been on some great field trips and learned about the many professions this company offers, how the generating stations works and what their Clean Charge network is.