Info for Freshmen


  • Freshmen Parent Night

    Freshmen parents, this presentation is a 101 crash course on high school requirements, resources, and tools to help your student be successful for the next four years. Topics include credit information, Naviance, and Connect 5. Contact. your students counselor for further information.

    Freshmen Parent Presentation

    Freshmen Student Presentation

  • What Every Freshman Should Know

    Tips for Success at Liberty High School  

    1. Don't stress out about how big the school is - It gets easier!
    2. Your high school career starts NOW - Make all 4 years count!
    3. Get involved and stay involved - Find your niche!
    4. Go to as many activities (sporting events, concerts, performances, etc.) as possible - It'll make your entire high school experience more rewarding!
    5. Manage your time wisely - Don't procrastinate!
    6. Expand relationships - Meet new people and deepen existing relationships.
    7. Use your laptops wisely & check your email every day.
    8. Get organized and develop good study habits early - No retakes in high school!
    9. Don't be afraid to ask for help - Your teachers WANT to help you!
    10. Be yourself!
    11. Take advantage of Liberty Hour - You don't have to be assigned to tutoring in order to get support!

  • College Planning for Freshmen

    Freshman Post-Secondary Checklist  

    • Get to know your School Counselor

               Last name begins with:

               (A-Da, FEX) Ms. Samek alissa.samek@lps53.org

               (Db-Ho) Mrs. Beard mindy.beard@lps53.org

               (Hp-Me, ELL) Ms. Wiederholt brenda.wiederholt@lps53.org

               (Mf-Se, TLC) Ms. Duncan nikki.duncan@lps53.org

               (Sf-Z) Mrs. McCallum trilaina.mccallum@lps53.org

    • Complete Career Cluster Finder in Family Connection
    • Complete Do What You Are in Family Connection
    • Begin Personal Plan of Study (with a counselor)
    • Research taking the AP/Dual Credit class – What are the pre-requisites?
    • Begin creating a resume

  • Scholarship Opportunities for Underclassmen

    On occasion, our scholarship listing on Family Connection includes scholarships for underclassmen.  This is updated daily so please check back regularly!  

    Log-in to your Naviance Student

    - Click on COLLEGES

    - Click on SCHOLARSHIP LIST 

    - Under "browse a category", select UNDERCLASSMEN

    These scholarships will be updated regularly, so be sure to check back often for additional opportunities.

    If you are interested in applying for the wide range of national scholarship opportunities available to high school students, please check out the links to the right of this message or log-in to Family Connection to access an additional national Scholarship Search tool.


  • Career Paths

    Feel free to check out some great career path information HERE!