• GRADUATION 2020 


     

    Graduating students must have completed all graduation requirements by May 17, 2020 in order to participate in the ceremony.

    Commencement for the Class of 2020 will be held on May 17, 2020, 2:00 pm at the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena (Independence Events Center), 19100 East Valley View Parkway, Independence, Missouri 64055. Seniors should report to the graduate entry at 1:00 pm. The main doors will open one hour before the start of the ceremony for seating and tickets are required for entry. It has been determined that due to the size of the Class of 2020 and the number of seats available, each graduate’s family will receive 8 tickets to the ceremony. Tickets will be handed out at the Senior Meeting on May 5, 2020. 

    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 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 CEREMONY


    Baccalaureate will be held at the Second Baptist Church of Liberty on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. Seniors should meet in the lower level at 6:30 p.m. Seniors should be dressed appropriately and wearing their caps and gowns.


    Second Baptist Church of Liberty 300 E. Kansas, Liberty, MO  64068

     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 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.

  • YEARBOOK DISTRIBUTION DAY


    Yearbooks will be distributed on May 14, 2020 in the LNHS Field House.  Seniors may pick up their yearbook after their Senior Class Picture is taken. Underclassmen will follow a two hour early release schedule and will be dismissed to yearbook distribution at 1:50 pm. 

  • CAP AND GOWN DISTRIBUTION


    Caps and gowns will be distributed during lunch in the cafeteria by the Josten’s representative on May 5, 2020. Payment will need to be made at that time. Any questions regarding cap and gown purchase and distribution should be directed to Jeff Enger at Josten’s 816.523.4900.

  • LAST SENIOR MEETING - SENIORS' LAST DAY


    Last Senior Meeting – The last Senior Meeting for the Class of 2020 will be held on May 5, 2020 at 8:00 am on the Mezzanine of the Fieldhouse. This meeting is MANDATORY for all seniors. Tickets for the commencement ceremony will be distributed at this meeting.

    Last Day for Seniors – Provided all goes well May 12, 2020 will be 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”.

  • PICTURES


    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 – The Goldbeck Company will be at north to take the Big Senior Picture in the field house during lunch on September 5th, 2019. Pictures may be purchased the next day during lunch.

    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 14, 2020. 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

  • LIVE STREAMING!



    KNET will be live streaming the Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2020 on May 17, 2020 at 1:00 pm at northnationmedia.com

  • LNHS OBLIGATION LIST


    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.

  • DIPLOMAS


    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 May 18, 2020. Graduates who participate in the ceremony and do not have outstanding debts will receive their diplomas the day of the ceremony.

  • TIPS FOR THE PERFECT GRADUATE:

     
     

    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 or at your Senior Advisor’s table. (Tip – bring your cap and gown bag with you to place your items in which you need to leave with your advisor.  The bag has your name and makes for easy retrieval.)  You can pick your items up with your diploma after the recession, while turning in your cap and gown.

    4. Do not chew gum.

    5. Please keep your name card in your possession 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. Jacobs’ direction.