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Family Connection

For more valuable information related to career development, college planning, ACT test prep, and scholarship opportunities, check out Family Connection by Naviance.


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  • Students - Use your district-provided user name and password
  • Parents - Contact the LHS Counseling Office to receive your personal registration code

Mission Statement

The Liberty High School Counseling and Social Work Department is dedicated to fostering the successful academic, personal, and post-secondary growth of every student. Students are given the opportunity for individual guidance and encouragement to achieve his or her unique potential toward becoming a successful member of the community.


Counseling and Social Work Department

Enrollment Information 2017-18

Enrollment for 2017-18 has started!  

All students have met individually with counselors during January to review their course selections. 


It is time to confirm your classes for next year!
Would you like to make changes to your requests for the 2017-18 school year?  Can’t remember the courses you selected for next year?
To review and make changes to your course requests, please do the following:
1. Log into PowerSchool
2. Click on Class Registration to view your requests. This is NOT a schedule for next year. 
3. Review the courses.
4. Click HERE to confirm or make changes by February 28.


LPS Course List and Descriptions 2017-18


LPS Career and Educational Planning Guide 2017-18



Courses requiring applications are listed below. Students are encouraged to apply by the posted deadlines.


Yearbook Application - Due February 15


Newspaper Application-Due February 15


Practical Leadership Application- Due February 15


Education Internship Program - EIP Application- Due February 24


Northland Career Center Application- Due March 1


Area Career Center Application- Due March 1


Northland CAPS Program Application - Due February 17



Top News This Week!

Summer School Enrollment Has Started!

Summer school will be held at Liberty North High School this year for all LPS students in grades 9-12 from June 1 to June 28.  Click HERE for details and enrollment information.  Students needing to make changes to their current summer school enrollment will need to see their school counselor.


FREE Prom Dress Boutique!

Woods Chapel United Methodist Church will host their 13th annual Prom Boutique, March 8-11, at 4725 NE Lakewood Way, in Lee’s Summit. They have over 3,000 prom dresses ready to give away FREE to any Kansas City area student who might want or need a dress.  See the flyers posted around the building for times and other details.


Career Connections

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The deadline to submit applications has passed.

If you applied and are awarded a scholarship from one of our community organizations, you can expect to receive a letter by the end of April congratulating you on being selected as a scholarship winner.  You will not know which scholarship or scholarships you have won until presentations are made at the Awards Night which will be held at 7:00 p.m., May 3rd, in the Liberty North High School auditorium.  A representative from each organization will be on hand to present winners with their certificate and award.

Counseling Center Contacts

Scott Gillespie - Counselor (9th Grade ) 736-7043

Greg Casel - Counselor (A-F, Grades 10-12) 736-7045

Brenda Wiederholt - Counselor (G-K, Career Center, ELL; Grades 10-12)  736-7049

Melanie Crawford - Counselor (L-R, SPED; Grades 10-12) 736-7058

Trilaina McCallum - Counselor (S-Z, Gifted;  Grades 10-12) 736-7042

Cathy Mendez - Social Worker  736-5336

Kris Boyle - Social Worker (SPED)  736-2660

Nancy Laven - Registrar 736-7076

Lois Magnuson - Administrative Assistant 736-7046

Melissa Allshouse - Administrative Assistant 736-7061

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Recommendation Letters: Important Deadlines

Students requesting a letter of recommendation from counselors and teachers will need to follow specific steps and deadlines.  Please click HERE for deadlines.  Please click here to watch a video on how to request letters on Family Connection. 

AP Parent Night Information

AP Information Night Information!

The presentation for the AP Parent Night on January 12 can be viewed by clicking HERE.   Click HERE to learn more about AP courses and the scores required by specific colleges for credit and advancement.