View the after school studying and tutoring schedule here.
10th and 11th grade students will take the PSAT/NMSQT on Wednesday, October 10. The cost is $10 and scholarships are available. Additional information will be coming about the schedule for that day, including the activities for 9th and 12th grade students. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Armstrong.
Students are assigned an administrator and counselor depending on their last name.
Loren Krogstad, Assistant Principal (A-Li)
Laurel Shane, Counselor (A-Es)Vicki Kenney, Counselor (Et-Li)
Andrew Brownson, Assistant Principal (Lj-Z)
April Flores, Counselor (Lj-Ri)Robin Klym, Counselor (Rj-Z)
Safety is paramount to King County, which has taken a number of steps to improve safety in the residential neighborhood next to Liberty High School, Briarwood Elementary School and Maywood Middle School.
Read more about King County safety improvements here.
Does your family need support with backpacks and school supplies? Tools4Schools is here to help! Tools4School provides new backpacks filled with school supplies for District families needing financial support. Register here to receive free backpacks and school supplies.
website: College & Career Center
In This Edition:
SENIORS - CAREER CRUISING & EXIT INTERVIEWS
Senior Assignment details and
logon information can be found through these links or on the
College & Career website. Once both documents are uploaded (showing 90% completion), you can sign up for your preferred Senior Exit Interview time slot –
November 6 (Running Start or waiver only) or
Interview time slots and details have been communicated via Skyward and are also posted outside the CCC. If you do not see have an interview time, stop by the CCC to make your appointment ASAP!
9TH GRADE CAREER CRUISING ASSIGNMENTS
If you were absent last week on Wed. Oct. 10 (or did not reach 100% completion), please complete your High School & Beyond Plan assignments in Career Cruising. You can stop in the College and Career Center to complete your assignments or work on
it independently by following
login information and instructions. Assignments are due by November 1st.
COLLEGE REP VISITS AT LIBERTY
Visits to Liberty High School are added often (and are currently booked through December!). Please check the
College & Career Center homepage for the most up to date listing.
10/22 Cornish College of the Arts, 1st lunch
10/23 University of Utah, 7:30 am
10/24 University of Idaho, 9:30 am
10/25 Gonzaga University, 2nd lunch
10/29 Seattle University, 1st lunch
10/31 University of California Santa Barbara, 9:30 am
11/1 California Polytechnic State University, 2nd lunch
11/1 Montana Tech/U of Montana, 2nd lunch
11/5 Oregon State University, 1st lunch
11/5 Utah State University, 1st lunch
11/6 University of Colorado Boulder, 7:30 am
11/15 Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, 2nd lunch
... and many more!
Visits will be hosted in the College & Career Center and are open to all students who have their lunch period during these times. Juniors and Seniors may attend any of the scheduled visits during lunch or during class
with prior teacher permission (attendance will be tracked).
"COLLEGE 101" SERIES - WEDNESDAYS AT 9:30 AM
ALL LHS students are invited to Liberty High School’s “College 101” themed series. Each session will be presented by a college admissions counselor and will be hosted in the College & Career Center.
10/24: Why consider going to college out of state/What is WUE?
10/31: AP classes & activities: how heavy should your course/activity load be?
COLLEGE ESSAY SUPPORT
On Thursdays this fall (beginning Sept 20), volunteers trained in college essay support will be in the College & Career Center during both lunch periods to assist seniors with college essays.
To staff accordingly, students MUST sign up ahead of time for sessions. Please use the
electronic sign-up or stop in the CCC to register. Essay assistance will continue until Thanksgiving if there is demonstrated demand!
Mrs. Auffant is available to meet with students at any time to work on essays.
GREAT CAREERS CONFERENCE
The Great Careers Conference goal is to educate students in grades 9-12 on careers they can pursue through certificate and 2 year degree programs.
This event is free, includes transportation to and from Bellevue College, lunch and materials. The conference is on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018 and students meet in the College & Career Center before boarding the buses.
The day is filled with speakers in student selected career choices and a campus visit. Registration and permission forms need to be submitted by Nov. 21 at 2 pm to participate.
Join us for an exciting day! Registration is open now:
Fordham University Information Session
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Seattle Preperatory School Theatre
Washington Youth Academy (WYA)
Open House Oct. 27, Nov. 17 and Dec. 1 at 10:00 am
No reservations needed. Next class begins January 19, 2019
This program is for students who are behind in credit, at-risk of dropping out or dropped out of high school. The WYA program is a Free Life Intervention, Credit Recovery Program and for a half a year requires the cadet to live in housing that is provided in
University of Oregon Info Session
Tuesday, October 23, 6:00-7:30 PM
Western Aerospace Scholars
(WAS) is an online distance learning course and summer experience specifically designed for high school sophomores and juniors interested in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. The online curriculum is a University of Washington college
course focused on NASA’s space exploration program as well as topics in earth and space science. The student application deadline is Thursday, October 30, 2018.
NACAC National College Fair
Washington State Convention Center
Friday, Nov. 2, 2018/ 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018/ 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
Our district is participating in the Washington State 2018 Healthy Youth Survey during Fall 2018.
The Healthy Youth survey includes questions related to physical activity and diet, unintentional and intentional injury, substance use, risk and protective factors, access to school-based services, and sexual behaviors, abuse and orientation. Survey results are used by schools, communities and state agencies to plan programs to support our youth and reduce their risks.
Participation in the survey is voluntary and the students’ answers are anonymous.
Please read the Parent and Student Notification Letter for more information about the Healthy Youth Survey.
Contact Mrs. Armstrong if you have any questions.