Liberty Academy Newsletter

October 24, 2019

Considering Northland Career Center for next year?

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

School schedule THIS WEEK!

Thursday, October 24 will be a two-hour early release, and there will be no classes on Friday, October 25.

Thinking about 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 High School is offering the ASVAB test on Thursday, October 31st at 8am. There is no charge. If you'd like to take this exam, contact Mrs. Streu ASAP (but NO LATER than October 28th) to sign up!! lori.streu@lps53.org

Want to know about Job Corps?

Job Corps will be here on Monday, 10/28 at 10:15am for a short presentation on their program in Excelsior Springs, Missouri. This training program offers a HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA while you learn a trade! Come to find out about it--you might be surprised! Parents are invited to join us too.

LHS Safe Halloween Event!

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.

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.

Diversity festival is coming up!

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.

Investigate what Northland CAPS could do for you...

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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