Commencement for the Class of 2022 is  planned for May 15th, 2022 at 4pm. Cable Dahmer, 19100 E. Valley View Parkway, Independence, MO 64055

    Each family will receive 7 tickets. 

    Dress - – Baccalaureate and Commencement are ceremonies that require special dress. Gowns should be hung in the bathroom while showering to steam out the wrinkles, or press with a cool iron. Students will not be allowed to decorate, write or display any written statements or symbols on caps, gowns or stoles. Caps should be worn straight with tassels on the right side. Men should wear dress shirts and ties, dress slacks (long pants – no jeans) and dress shoes (no tennis shoes or flip flops). Ladies should also wear dress shoes (although stiletto heels will not be allowed) and dresses that are not visible below the hem of their gown or dress shirt and slacks. Hairstyles must permit the proper fit of caps. Flowers or jewelry should not be worn on caps, gowns or stoles.





  • Senior Meeting/Senior Breakfast/Yearbook Distribution Day


    Senior Class meeting for Jostens graduation announcements, cap/gown order information packets is planned for September 20, 2021. If you miss this senior class meeting, you can pick up the packet after that date in the main office.  Announcements/Cap/Gown orders will be taken during lunch on September 24, 2021;  October 1, 2021; October 8, 2021.  Announcement delivery days are February 24, 2022;  March 2, 2022 and March 28, 2022 during lunch.  Cap/Gown delivery days are April 12, 2022 and  April 18, 2022 during lunch. 


     Last Day for Seniors – May 11,2022 is the last day for seniors to attend classes. Dismissal time will be 3:15 pm. Seniors will be expected to have their lockers completely cleaned out (pictures, tape, writing, books etc). Any writing on lockers must be completely cleaned off by the end of the day or you will not be processed for graduation and you will be placed on the LNHS Debtor’s List. Items left in lockers are not considered “returned”.


    Senior Portraits – Reed Portrait Group will be taking senior cap and gown pictures in the LMC at Liberty North, July 22nd through 30th. Contact RPG for an appointment time, 816.436.5550.

    Big Senior Picture – TBD

    Graduation Ceremony Pictures - Pictures of each of the graduates will be taken during the ceremony by a professional photography service, Dice Photography, 816.781.2956. You will receive some preliminary information from them shortly after graduation. Videos of the ceremony may be purchased by contacting Channel 18 at channel18@liberty53.org. 

Important Senior Documents




    Debts – Diplomas, transcripts and grade cards will be withheld from any student with a debt owed to the high school.  All debts must be paid prior to graduation, remuneration will not occur at the ceremony.  Paying the fee, returning the object or presenting receipt or note from the teacher/coach or sponsor regarding the debt to Mrs. Rigg or Mrs. Kinder will clear the obligation.  Fines may be paid in the Administration Office.  Objects left in lockers or in classrooms are not considered as “returned” and students will not be removed from the obligation list until the teacher/sponsor or coach confirms the return of the item to inventory.


    Graduates who do not intend to participate in commencement exercises and do not have outstanding debts may pick up their diplomas at North on or after the Monday after graduation. Graduates who participate in the ceremony and do not have outstanding debts will receive their diplomas in their packets at the Senior meeting.



    1. Your cap should be flat on top of your head.Tassel should be on the right and out of your face.No adornment is allowed on your cap or gown.It must be free of corsages, glitter and jewelry.

    2. Wear dress shoes.Avoid a trip, make certain your shoes are tied and ladies should watch heel height.

    3. Cell phones, cameras, IPods, car keys, purses, etc. need to be left with family.

    4. Do not chew gum.

    5. Please keep your name card in your possessio, you must present it to the announcer.If your name is difficult to pronounce please write your name phonetically on your card.

    6. Pause and smile at the person presenting your diploma, accept your diploma in your left hand and shake hands with your right hand.Once all graduates have received their diploma you will move your tassel from the right to the left as a class under Dr. Kurth's direction.