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  • Welcome to the Liberty High School Counseling & Social Work

    Department where we are committed to fostering the academic,

    personal, and post-secondary growth of every student!


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    A weekly announcements highlighting the events sponsored by the
    Counseling & Social Work Department at Liberty High School

    It’s time to think about next year!

     

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    December 11, 6-8 PM: LHS Annual Academic and Activity Fair!

    Representatives from our departments and organizations will be available for you to learn about all the courses and opportunities at LHS for next year! We would love for you to join us so your student can gather critical information before they start the enrollment process in January!

     

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    LPS Community Scholarship Program is NOW OPEN!

    The Liberty Community Scholarship Program is made up of scholarships given through the generosity of 40+ local organizations. All seniors from LHS and LNHS are eligible to apply; all organizations accept the same single application! Each scholarship will be awarded to seniors from LHS and/or LNHS. Scholarship awards average $1,000 each. Over $130,000 and 97 awards were given last May. The submission deadline is 4pm on February 3, 2020.

     

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    Missouri Boys & Girls State

    Juniors are you interested in government, politics and service to others? If so, Missouri Boys and Girls State might be a great summer experience for you. Boys and Girls State is a week long summer opportunity on the campus of the University of Central Missouri. Students will enhance their leadership abilities while participating in a hands-on intensive program in the operations of our government. Students have the opportunity to earn college credit by attending in Boys and Girls State. Students attending the program must be nominated by Liberty High School after submitting an application for consideration. All costs and fees will be covered by local agencies for the school nominees. For more questions, or to express interest in applying please contact Trilaina McCallum in the Counseling office. For more information, visit their website.  Applications are available in the Counseling Office and are due by December 10, 2019.

     

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    Career Center and NCAPS Shadow Information

    Students interested in applying to Northland or Excelsior Career Centers for next year must shadow a program of interest to apply. Programs available include: 

    Carpentry/Construction Technology, Computer Technology, Animation & Media, Health Services (1 year), Heating and Air Conditioning, EMT, Fire Science, Electrical Trades, Automotive TechnologyAgricultural Sciences, Aviation Technology, Construction Technology, Culinary Arts, Diesel Technology, Heating/Cooling and Climate Control (HCCC), Industrial Welding, IT Professional, Law Enforcement/CSI, Production Technologies, and Teaching Professions.

    See the counseling office for permission forms to schedule a shadow date.

    NCAPS shadow forms are available in the Counseling Office. Shadowing is mandatory for applying for NCAPS. Shadow information below:

    Shadow Dates : Jan 13, Jan 27,  Feb 3, Feb 10

    Shadow Times: 8-8:45 AM & 12:30-1:15 PM        

    Strand to Shadow: Global Business & Logistics, Technology Solutions, Engineering & Adv. Manufacturing, Medicine & Healthcare, Digital Media & Design.

     


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    Course Selection for 2020-2021 School Year

    Beginning January 8, 2020 all freshmen, sophomores and juniors will begin the course selection process for the 2020-2021 school year. It is important that students attend their advisory to learn about the process and to complete their forms. Forms will be distributed for parents to review prior to students entering their selections into PowerSchool. Counselors will meet individually with students to confirm all course selections so that graduation credit requirements are met. 

     

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    Career Navigation

    Want to know about LHS career events, job shadowing, or even internship opportunities? Email Career Navigator, Tim Anderson at tim.anderson@lps53.org or follow updates on twitter @lhs_navigator. Click here for current events and opportunities for students.

     

     

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    Important Dates & Information

    Don't miss out on all the latest events and opportunities in our department!  Top items will be in our Big 6 which is updated weekly. Click on the blue button here for this school year's Dates at a Glance!

     2019-2020 LPS Calendar

     

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