• EDGE FAQ

    What is EDGE? 
    EDGE is a globally focused microschool serving 9th - 12th grade students residing within Liberty Public Schools. EDGE is located at Liberty High School. 

    What is a microschool? 
    Microschools are the result of rethinking the traditional educational model to better prepare learners for the future. They are small environments where students are empowered to personalize their own educations and are held accountable for their own progress. - Definition adapted from Microschool Revolution

    When will EDGE open to students? 
    EDGE will begin in the 2021 - 2022 school year. 

    Can Liberty North students attend EDGE? 
    Yes! EDGE is an option for any student that is enrolled in Liberty Public Schools. Students must complete the EDGE interest form and interview to be considered.

    How does my student join EDGE? 
    Enrollment for EDGE will begin in Fall 2020. Stay tuned to attend informational sessions and learn more about how to join EDGE!

    Can my student compete in a MSHSAA activity if they are part of EDGE?
    Yes. Students are able to compete in MSHSAA activities as long as they meet MSHSAA eligibility. 

    Can I still participate in activities at my high school? 
    Yes. EDGE students are still considered students of the home high school and may participate in activities sponsored by the home high school. 

    What is the EDGE schedule?
    EDGE students will take a first hour class within the home high school and may also take one other hour throughout the day within the home high school or online offerings. This will allow students to still access high school course offerings that are not available within EDGE.

    Who can I contact for more information about EDGE?
    Sara Wickham, Assistant Principal
    816-736-5478
    sara.wickham@lps53.org