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  • Registration and Ordering 2023-2024 Yearbooks 

    All purchases must be made online through our Yearbook Company, Walsworth. The deadline to purchase a book at regular price ($65) is Jan 1. The price will increase $5 at this time. After Jan 31, our online portal will shut down and books will only be sold on Distribution Day (Seniors' last day). At this time, books will be sold for $75 - at the event only. WE WILL SELL OUT, so online orders are preferred. There are NO REFUNDS on distribution day. To purchase a yearbook, please follow these steps:

    1. Go to www.yearbookforever.com
    2. Add "Liberty High School" to the School tab
    3. Scroll down until you see "Liberty High School" in MO and hit "Shop School Store"
    4. Follow the prompts to purchase

     

    *To purchase a Senior Ad (These are separate from the yearbook purchase)
    All purchases must be made online through our Yearbook Company, Walsworth. The deadline to purchase a Sr Ad is Oct 21. To purchase a Sr Ad, please follow these steps:
     
    1. Go to www.yearbookforever.com
    2. Add "Liberty High School" to the School tab
    3. Scroll down until you see "Liberty High School" in MO and hit "Shop School Store"
    4. Follow the prompts to purchase

    Online Senior Ad purchases are closed for the year. However, we do have a few spots remaining. If you would like to purchase an ad, please email the text and photos to Jamie.Munoz@lps53.org 

     
    Second, make out a check for the amount (price list below) and to Liberty High School. This check may be delivered to room 707 or the office. Make sure to add the name of your student in the memo section. 
     
    Senior Ad Price Sheet
     
    1/8 PAGE: $90 - 1 PICTURE AND 70 WORDS, MAXIMUM
     
    1/6 PAGE: $110 - 1-2 PICTURES AND 120 WORDS, MAXIMUM
     
    1/4 PAGE: $135 - 1-4 PICTURES AND 140 WORDS, MAXIMUM
     
    1/3 PAGE: $175 - 1-3 PICTURES AND 160 WORDS, MAXIMUM
     
    1/2 PAGE: $240 - 1-5 PICTURES AND 200 WORDS, MAXIMUM
     
    FULL PAGE: $445 - 1-7 PICTURES AND 300 WORDS, MAXIMUM
     

    If you have any questions about your online order, please contact Walsworth Customer Service M-F 7:30 am - 7:30 pm 1-877-723-6344 OR you may click the Help button on the yearbookforever site. 

     
    YEARBOOK PHOTO TIMES 
     
     
    These are the times set for Reed Portrait group to take your composite photos for the yearbook. If you have any specific questions please email alewis@reedportraitgroup.com All photos will be taken at Liberty High School.
     
    Seniors' last chance pictures for the yearbook will be on Wednesday, October 26 in the Blackbox Theater (7am-12pm)
    Back to School Photos - August 8, 9am-2pm
                                                August 9, 11am-6pm
                                                Cafeteria
    Tuesday, Sept 19th for Underclass Makeup (and Staff individual pics)
    Thursday, October 26th for Underclassmen, Staff AND Senior sitting Last Chance/Makeups

    Underclassmen (UC) Make-up and Staff Individuals on Tuesday, September 19 and October 26 for Retakes and Make-ups.

    ·   1 camera for UC/Staff Retake Day and 1 camera for Senior Last Chance on Tuesday, October 26

    ·   Club Photo Day on Wednesday, November 15 in Cokely Gym

    Yearbook Class

    A 1 year 1 Practical Arts AND MVA credit course  

    Students selected for this course will have the opportunity to become a published writer and the responsibility of producing The Spectator yearbook. While designing the pages of the yearbook, students will be instructed in basic principles of magazine layout, design and graphic arts. Students will also write feature stories (in AP style) to be used in the various sections and put together sidebar creations throughout. Staffers are able to learn new techniques and to take on new important roles in leadership and management. They are also invited to partake in many workshops around KC, the State and Nationally. This class is a real resume builder! You must fill out an online application to be considered.

    Photojournalism Class

    A 1 year 1 Practical Arts AND MVA credit course

    Students selected for this course learn various techniques in taking and developing photographs. A primary goal is to provide pictures for the yearbook and newspaper, but staffers will also get a chance to partake in many photography contests and workshops. The average assignments send our photographers backstage at plays, to the sidelines of games and even to the front of our assemblies. All students will have the opportunity to write captions (in AP style) and move up in responsibility and growth. This class will build your portfolio! You must fill out an online application to be considered.

  • 22-23 Awards:
     
    MIJA All MO 22-23 Yearbook
    MIJA Best of Show Yearbook MODs - Emersyn Holthouse & Brooklyn Young
    MIJA Best of Show Yearbook writing - Emma Seymour & Allie Maher
    MIJA All Missouri Traditional Package - Reese Smith & Giuliana Siraguso

MIPA State Journalism competition Photo Of the Month

Photo by Katie Glasford
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