LHS Counseling Site


  • Welcome to the Liberty High School Counseling & Social Work

    Department where we are committed to fostering the academic,

    personal, and post-secondary growth of every student!


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    NCAPS PARENT INFORMATION NIGHT - TUESDAY, NOV. 13th - 6 :30pm, LNHS

    Northland Center for Advanced Professional Studies (Northland CAPS) provides high school students in the Northland with a professional, innovative, and entrepreneurial education through full immersion in high demand/high skill careers. The information night is for parents and students interested in this opportunity for the 2019-2020 school year. The meeting will be held at Liberty North High School at 6:30 PM on Tuesday, November 13.

      

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    GARMIN INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

    Applications have opened for a Garmin High School Internship program! High School Interns will work at Garmin Headquarters, approximately 2.5 hours a day, 4 days a week, during the spring 2019 academic semester. All Interns will be placed with a mentor and get hands-on experience while learning about Garmin business segments and developing their professional skills. Semester Internships are education-focused and unpaid. Applications for Software Engineers and Design (Electrical) Engineers will be accepted via careers.garmin.com through November 16th. Selected candidates will be contacted for interviews.

    Apply by Nov 16!

    High School Software Engineer Intern App: https://garmin.taleo.net/careersection/2012_garmin_cr/jobdetail.ftl?job=1800192&tz=GMT-05%3A00

    High School Design Engineer Intern App: https://garmin.taleo.net/careersection/2012_garmin_cr/jobdetail.ftl?job=1800194&tz=GMT-05%3A00

       

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    YOUTH LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP

    Interested students must complete and return the Student Registration Form, available in the Counseling Office, by December 7, 2018. The workshop will be held at the Kauffman Conference Center, 4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, MO, Friday, January 18, 2019 from 8 AM - 1:45 PM. This year’s theme is “Defending Democracy, Advancing Justice and Making Peace!”

     

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    UPCOMING FIELD TRIPS

    ACT Bootcamp
    Tues. Nov 20, 7:45 AM - 2 PM at Excelsior Springs Area Career Center. Lunch provided for $6 or bring your own. Other than lunch cost, the event is free. ESCAA ACT Bootcamp will introduce students to test-taking tips for math, English and reading. Identify successful test taking strategies and familiarize students with what to expect on ACT. Student must bring an ACT approved calculator, writing utensil, and headphones.

    Career center Bus Tour
    Are you interested in the Career Centers next year? Take part in a tour of both career centers on Friday, November 30. Pick up a permission slip in the Counseling Office and return it on or before November 20.

    KC Tech Academy
    KC Tech Academy offers a two-year training program for high school students to earn a high school diploma and certification in manufacturing technologies, automation, and robotics. A tour of KC tech is open to current 10th & 11th grades on November 27. Pick up a permission slip from the Counseling Office and return it completed on or before November 20.

     

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    HBCU APPLICATION

    Are you interested in attending a Historically Black College and University? Check out the Common Application for 55 HBCUs! Fill out one application for a fee of $55 and send your application to all 55 schools!

    Click here to apply.

     

     

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    COLLEGE AND MILITARY VISITS TO LHS

    Representatives from various colleges as well as all the branches of the military regularly visit LHS. Students are able to sign up to meet with representatives during class times in the Counseling Office. This is a great time to ask questions about admissions, career paths, financial aid, application deadlines, costs, scholarships, A+ acceptance and much much more!

    Upcoming visits include:

    Nov 12 Marines (lunch)

    Nov 14 Coast Guard (lunch)

    Nov 15 Park University (10:30am)*

    Nov 16 Donnelly College (1:45pm)*

    Nov 19 Graceland University (10:30am)*

    Nov 21 National Guard (lunch)

    Nov 27 Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (10am)*

    Dec 3   Navy (lunch)

    Dec 4   Army (lunch)

    Dec 5   Air Force (lunch)

    Dec 6   Air Force Reserves (lunch)

    Dec 11 Johnson & Wales (8:30am)

    Dec 12 Coast Guard (lunch)

    *Must receive a pass from the Counseling Office to attend.

     

     

     

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  • Important Dates & Information

    Don't miss out on all the latest events and opportunities in our department!  Top items will be in our Big 6 which is updated weekly. Click on the blue button here for this school year's Dates at a Glance!

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    Career Center Presentation

    Learn more about Career Centers at a Liberty Hour presentation, November 15th. Click HERE to sign up!

     

    NCAPS Presentation

    Learn all about Northland Caps at a meeting 3rd hour, November 16th. Click HERE to sign up!

     

    Career Connections @ LHS

    Would you like to meet with professionals from a career that interests you?  Here at LHS, we hold several Career Connections events throughout the year and invite experts to our school to talk with you in a round table setting. 

    Click HERE to sign-up for any Career Connections day!  These sessions run from 8:15am-9:45am in the LMC. Donuts and juice are provided. You must register in order to attend so be sure to sign-up today! Space may be limited.

     

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  • Counselor Caseloads

    Last Name A-F (10th-12th) -- Mr. Anderson

    Last Name G-K, Career Center, ELL (10th-12th) -- Ms. Wiederholt

    Last Name L-O, Special Ed (10th-12th) -- Mrs. Duncan

    Last Name P-Z (10th-12th) -- Mrs. McCallum

    All Freshmen -- Mr. Gillespie

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