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Liberty North High School Celebrates Homecoming Week
Eagle logo Liberty North High School is celebrating its seventh Homecoming this week, October 3-8. This year's theme is, Mission: Homecoming North Nation. A detailed listing of the week's events may be accessed on the LNHS website by clicking here. Good luck Eagles!
 
Nest Fest Homecoming Carnival Thursday, October 6 
When you click on the link provided above, be sure to open the Homecoming Newsletter, which has a lot of the week's festivities listed, including the Nest Fest Homecoming Carnival tomorrow, October 6, from 6-8 p.m. This rain-or-shine, free event is open to the community and will host games and activities for kids of all ages! 
 
Liberty North Homecoming Court
Congratulations to the following seniors who were nominated by their class to serve as Liberty North's 2016 Homecoming Court. These students demonstrate leadership in and outside of school, and they exhibit school pride through involvement in, and support of, Liberty North activities. Homecoming King Candidates: Alma MacDonald, Conner Paulson, Mitchell Sevier, Jake Stouffer, and Justen Willhite. Homecoming Queen Candidates: Julia Muchow, Lexi Nardini, Destiny Ojigoh, Kendall Steinmetz, and Carman Stephenson.
Coffee with the Community Set for Thursday, October 13 
Our second Coffee with the Community for this school year will be Thursday, October 13, at 10 a.m., in the Liberty City Hall Chambers, 101 E. Kansas. Gary Majors, Liberty Public Schools Director of Safety and Security, will discuss safety and security within the school district. We hope you will join us!

To view the complete Coffee with the Community schedule and to watch last month's meeting, click here
LPS News to Know
Building Pride Campaign Announces Major Donor Commitment 
The Liberty Schools Activity Complexes received a major financial gift at the Liberty High School Homecoming football game on September 30. The Crossley Family (Todd, Carey, Camey, and Carley) and Gary Crossley Ford generously became a lead, and major, donor for the activity complexes at Liberty High School and Liberty North High School. The Crossley Family has been a household name in our community for over 40 years. We give our sincere appreciation and thanks to the Crossley Family for their outstanding generosity. To read more about this exciting news, click here.

The Crossley Family encourages you to join their family and give a financial donation to help build these activity complexes. We are on our way, but need your help! Send your donation to: Liberty School District Foundation, 8 Victory Drive, Liberty, Missouri 64068 OR donate online by visiting the Liberty School District Foundation website and clicking the Building Pride button, or by clicking here. Your donation is very important and greatly appreciated!
Student/Staff Recognitions
High School Choir Members Receive All-District Recognition 
Several members of Liberty North High School's and Liberty High School's choir programs were selected for the KC Metro All-District Choirs over the weekend.  Members include:
 
KC Metro All-District Mixed Choir      
Nik Baumer
Kate Eisenhutt
Kinsey Collins
Sarah Cowan  
Caitlyn Fuller  
Kobe Hagen  
Katie Moseley  
James Sisson  
MicaEla Vitug  
Justen Willhite  

KC Metro All-District Womens Choir
Rachel Hon
Elizabeth Lehnardt  
Sarah McBroom  
Cassandra Sisson  

KC Metro All-District Mens Choir
Max Brown  
Michael Chapman  
Tommy Herron  
Alma MacDonald  
Sean Pappone  
Conner Paulson 

Liberty High School also had tremendous representation as they received a record 30 students selected to participate in the district's top choirs. These students are listed below:

Sopranos
Sydney McBee
Alex Palzkill                
Kelsey Pierce              
Lauren Rankin
Carlie Ross     
Kirsten Stuck              
Katherine Vlamis
Lacy Williams

Altos
Lily Bogue                                                                  
Claire Davis
Molly Day
Emily Goodwin                                               
Zoe Moody
Alana Pendergraft

Tenors
Weston Brown
Nehemiah Devanny
Jonathan Edens
Nathan Moon                                     
Dylan Moran                                                    


Basses

Brandon Barksdale
Amos Mwaura                                               
Ben Tervort                                                                                        
Jackson Witt       


All-District Womens Choir

Rachel Stubbs   


All-District Mens Choir

Liam Arciga
Campbell Everly
Isaac Leff
Matthew Groves
Bryson McClung
Corben Phillips   
District/Community Events

LPS to Host Diversity Festival - Seeking Presenters
Liberty Public Schools is proud to be hosting a Diversity Festival celebrating many of the cultures and diversities that make up our community. We are seeking those interested in educating others regarding different aspects of your culture/diversity. If you are interested in possibly hosting a booth at this year's festival, or may know someone who is, please complete the survey by clicking here. This year's festival will be held November 15 from 6-8 p.m. at  Liberty North High School.
Scholar Bowl Hosts Trivia and Treats Event October 24 
Liberty North Scholar Bowl will be hosting their annual Trivia and Treats event on Monday, October 24, at 6:30 p.m. in the LMC at Liberty North. Teams consist of 4-6 players, and there will be nine rounds of competition with a total of 100 questions from a wide variety of topics.  Cost will be $10 per adult or $5 per student with prizes for the top teams and treats available for purchase from FCCLA. Please email Mary Coogan to reserve a table. We hope you will join us for a fun-filled evening! 
Liberty Parents as Teachers - Meet Me at the Library
Join us for a special time with our kids!
Monday, October 10, from 10-11 a.m.
Woodneath Library,  8900 N. Flintlock Rd, KCMO 64157
For ages birth to kindergarten
No reservations necessary
Liberty Middle School to Present Once Upon a High School  
Tickets are now available for the LMS Fall Play, Once Upon a High School. Tickets may be purchased online by clicking here.

Performances will be held October 14-15 at the Liberty Performing Arts Theatre.  Doors will open at 6:30 p.m., and shows will begin at 7 p.m.
 
Your favorite fairytale characters have their world turned upside down as they get a fresh taste of reality!  When a portal is opened to another world, Cinderella's stepsisters take the leap and find themselves in a very real high school. While they seem to fit in perfectly in this world where mean girls are cool, crossing over into reality has serious consequences for the fantasy world they left behind. Come and support the nearly 100 students in the cast and crew of this funny and touching show!
College/Career Information Provided  
Interested in learning more about college and careers?  Check out the events provided by the Liberty Public Schools Career Services Department, which may be accessed by clicking here
Solve Problems with Imagination and Technology
November 5, 10 a.m., through November 6, 10 a.m.
What do you need to do? Register at http://hackedkc.org; $10 fee for early bird, $15 after October 9.
What to expect? Groups form, come up with a problem to  solve, is lots of food, professionals to support you, some  nerf wars, and other fun. 
What to bring? Computer, comfortable clothes, and water  bottle (to fill), and be well rested.
Who can come? Any 9-12 grade student. With a group or  not. Groups form at the beginning.
 
Want to help?  Be a professional mentor? Volunteers are needed  to mentor participants.  Register to be a mentor by clicking here.
Donate/Sponsor? Still looking for financial sponsors and  food providers (reduced cost or donated).
 
Questions? Contact aklein@liberty.k12.mo.us
Save the Date for Medical Careers Night   
The annual Medical Careers Night will be held November 10 from 6-8:30 p.m. at Liberty Hospital. Registration links and more information will be coming soon!  
QuickNews Bulletin Board
In an effort to make our Liberty Public Schools e-newsletter, QuickNews (QN), a concise publication, which subscribers may read in a timely fashion, district/community announcements will be advertised in the main QuickNews section for a maximum of two weeks.  After this period of time, announcements will be transferred to our QuickNews Bulletin Board, which is located on the LPS website provided at the link below. In addition, the Bulletin Board may include announcements not meeting the criteria to be placed in this publication. The addition of the QN Bulletin Board allows them to now be publicized. This bulletin board will continuously be updated throughout the week, and announcements will remain until they expire by date. To access this page, simply click here

In addition, LPS has transitioned to a new eflyer management system called Peachjar.  You can simply click the logo below to visit the program website. 

 
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