Commencement for the Class of 2021 is tentatively planned for May 16th, 2021. More information to follow.

    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.


    Baccalaureate TBD


  • Senior Breakfast/ Senior Class Picture/Yearbook Distribution Day

    * BRING YOUR CAP, GOWN and STOLE.* Senior Breakfast will be on May 13th and begin promptly at 8:30am in the Cafeteria. Seniors will then move to the fieldhouse where the Senior Class Picture will be taken(Social distancing mandates may change these plans.) Seniors may pick up their yearbook after their Senior Class Picture is taken. Underclassmen will follow a special schedule and will be dismissed to yearbook distribution at 1:55 pm. 


    Information to come.


    Last Senior Meeting – The last Senior Meeting for the Class of 2021 is scheduled on May 13, 2021 at 8:00 am in the cafeteria. This meeting is MANDATORY for all seniors. 

    Last Day for Seniors – May 11, 2021 is the tentative 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 8th through the 12th. Contact RPG for an appointment time, 816.436.5550.

    Big Senior Picture – No date scheduled yet. 

    Senior Class Picture with Cap and Gown – The senior class will be gathered for a group picture in the Fieldhouse immediately following rehearsal on May 13, 2021. Jim Reed from the Reed Portrait Group will be the photographer for this picture. Seniors need to bring their cap/gown/stole to this photo session. These photos will be available free of charge after graduation. The 2020 Senior class will receive an email when they are ready for pick up.

    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. Dice Photography’s contact information is also listed on your graduation ticket stub. 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. The cost of the video is $20.00.

Important Senior Documents


    More Information to come.


    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. 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 the day of the ceremony.



    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.