• GRADUATION 2019 


     

    Graduating students must have completed all graduation requirements by May 14, 2019 in order to participate in the ceremony.

    Commencement for the Class of 2019 will be held on May 19, 2019, 6:30 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 (see illustration below) at 5:30 pm. The main doors will open one hour before the start of the ceremony for seating and tickets arerequired for entry. It has been determined that due to the size of the Class of 2019 and the number of seats available, each graduate’s family will receive 6 tickets to the ceremony. Additional informationregarding commencement tickets will be coming in January, 2019.

    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 16, 2019 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 16, 2019 in the LNHS Field House.  Seniors may pick up their yearbook at 12:00 pm. Underclassmen will follow a two hour early release schedule and will be dismissed to yearbook distribution at 1:50 pm. All students will remain in the gym and the building will be closed until 3:15 pm.

  • CAP AND GOWN DISTRIBUTION


    Caps and gowns will be distributed during lunch in the cafeteria by the Josten’s representative on May 2, 2019. Payment will need to be made at that time. Any questions regarding cap and gown rental 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 2019 will be held on May 7, 2019 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 14, 2019 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 Eagle Hour 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 16th through the 20th. 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 Eagle Hour on September 6th, 2018. Pictures may be purchased the next day during lunch.

    Senior Picture – The senior class will be gathered for a group picture in the Fieldhouse immediately following rehearsal on May 16, 2019. Jim Reed from the Reed Portrait Group will be the photographer
    for this picture. Seniors need to bring their gown to this photography session.

    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@liberty.k12.mo.us the cost of the video is $20.00.

  • LIVE STREAMING!



    KNET will be live streaming the Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2019 on May 19, 2019 at 5:30 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 20, 2019. Graduating seniors receive their diploma cover at the Commencement Ceremony; the actual diploma needs to be picked up from the student’s senior assigned teacher after the ceremony, provided they are not on the Debtor’s List. Graduates can only pick up their diploma upon the return of their gown, therefore, any family pictures in cap and gown need to be taken prior to the return of the gown.

  • 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.