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Certain 2016-2017 event information and student/staff recognitions will be posted here.
 
----Updated April 20, 2017----

 

NCC Had 65 SkillsUSA Members Compete at the 51st Annual SkillsUSA State Leadership & Skills Conference at State Technical College of Missouri 

NCC members came home with 42 medals in 14 contests.  Eleven students will advance to the National competition in Louisville, Kentucky, in June.  We also had two members elected as 2017-18 State Officers.

 

Jenna Abbott, 1st place LE/CSI team and 1st place Career Pathways: Law, Public Safety & Security.  Jenna will advance to the National competition.

 

Mitchell Schnebelen, 2nd place Career Pathways: Law, Public Safety & Security

 

For more information, contact Teresa Sherley, Career Services Coordinator, Northland Career Center, 816-858-5505, www.northlandcareercenter.com.

 

 

 

 

Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) attended the State STAR event competition and conference.  Please congratulate these students that represented the Liberty School District.

 

GOLD Medal Winners:

Liberty North High School:

Maddie Elder, MacKenna Franssens, and Nina Infranca = Chapter Service Project 

Aubrey Larkin = Job Interview 

 

SILVER Medal Winners:

Liberty North High School:

Emily Miller and Miranda Pendleton = Focus on Children 

Kiley Daniels = National Programs in Action  

 

Cole Norman earned a $10,000 scholarship for Applied Culinary Math

 

Liberty High School:  Samantha Borchardt = Nutrition and Wellness

Heritage Middle School: Felicity Miller and Lily Brancato = Life Event Planning

 

 

 

 

NCC had 65 SkillsUSA members compete at the 51st Annual SkillsUSA State Leadership & Skills Conference at State Technical College of Missouri last week.

NCC members came home with 42 medals in 14 contests.  Eleven students will advance to the National competition in Louisville, Kentucky, in June.  We also had two members elected as 2017-18 State Officers.

Liberty North competitors

Edmundo Chacon, 1st place Career Pathways: Transportation, Distribution & Logistics team member.  He will advance to the National competition.

Skylar Horman, 2nd place Aviation Maintenance Technology 

The awards photo includes Edmundo.  Skylar did not attend the awards ceremony. The other photo includes most of the competitors.  Many more photos can be found on the Northland Career Center and SkillsUSA Missouri facebook pages.

 

 

 

LHS Newspaper, Yearbook, Broadcast Combined Earns 46 Awards at State-Wide Competition

1 - All Missouri

2 – Superior

3 – Excellent

4 – Honorable Mention

Overall Newspaper: Superior

LHS News Online: Honorable Mention

Paige Twenter: All Missouri - Reporting

Riley Kelley and Zahra Khan: All Missouri - Reporting

Riley Kelley, Jenna Spence, Alex Rogers: All Missouri - Reporting

Riley Kelley and Zahra Kahn: All Missouri - Reporting

Lacy Williams: All Missouri - Photography

Connor Callahan: All Missouri - Photography

Connor Callahan: All Missouri - Photography

 

Annika Fuller, Daisy Smith, Paige Twenter, Hannah Leonard: Superior - Reporting

Chrystian Noble: Superior - Photography

 

Annika Fuller: Excellent - Reporting

Delaney Tarpley: Excellent - Reporting

Paige Twenter: Excellent - Reporting

Caitlyn Pearson: Excellent - Photography

Chrystian Noble: Excellent - Photography

 

Annika Fuller: Honorable Mention - Reporting

Annika Fuller: Honorable Mention - Reporting

Caleb Lautenschlager: Honorable Mention - Reporting

Mercedes Peck: Honorable Mention - Photography

Ashley Ritter: Honorable Mention - Photography

Ashley Ritter: Honorable Mention - Photography

Caitlyn Pearson: Honorable Mention - Photography

McKenna Hegger: Honorable Mention - Photography

Lacy Williams: Honorable Mention - Photography

Chrystian Noble: Honorable Mention - Photography

 

 

 

LHS Band Ensembles Perform at State

Thursday, March 30, the following ensembles performed at the MSHSAA State Large Group Festival:

LHS Clarinet Choir performed and received an Exemplary (1) rating

LHS Concert Band performance and received an Outstanding (2) rating

 

Friday, March 31, the following ensembles performed at the MSHSAA State Large Group Festival:

LHS Symphonic Band performed and received an Exemplary (1) rating from all four judges

LHS Percussion Orchestra performed and received an Exemplary (1) rating from all three judges

 

 

 

LNHS and LHS Journalism Students Participate in State Journalism Day
March 29th, the journalism programs from Liberty North and Liberty High School traveled to MU to compete in state Journalism Day events hosted by the Missouri Interscholastic Press Association. Following,
 are results for the 2016-2017 Ayrie Yearbook at Liberty North. Please join me in congratulating the yearbook staff for their hard work reflected in the awards. We look forward to a successful contest season for the 2016-17 Ayrie.

 

The Ayrie

2016

Overall Yearbook

Spring

All-Missouri

Ariyauna Harris

Theo Chem Slime

Photo

Academic Photo

All-Missouri

Jessica Schell

August Division

Photo

Photo Illustration

All-Missouri

Jessica Schell

White Out

Photo

Sports Reaction

All-Missouri

Isabelle Kanning

Trying to bring home State

Yearbook

Writing

All-Missouri

Michaela Alexander

Settling the score

Yearbook

Writing

All-Missouri

Camryn Smith

On the Green

Photo

Sports Action

Superior

Cassidy Williams, Maya Morris, Kayelyn Logan

Going off the deep end

Yearbook

Package

Superior

Addie Rockers, Ariyauna Harris, Frank Anthony

Down and Dirty

Yearbook

Package

Superior

Jessica Schell, Emily Schonemann, Michaela Alexander

Settled In

Yearbook

Theme

Superior

Emily Miller, Jessica Schell

When I Grow Up

Yearbook

Mods

Honorable Mention

Kylee Oxler, Camryn Smith, Jessica Schell

Eagle gear

Yearbook

Package

Honorable Mention

Whitley Petonke, Jessica Schell

Raytown Rain-Check

Yearbook

Mods

Excellent

Thomas Samples

Interception

Photo

Sports Action

All-Missouri

 


 

Congratulations Goes to LNHS Journalism Team

Following, are results from the March 29 MIPA state journalism contest in Columbia, Missouri, for newspaper and broadcast. 

Congratulations to: Claire Gibson, Kendall Steinmetz, Brock Gorton, Tommy Hailey, Zach Zell, Kennie Knauth, Ingrid Weaver, Brennan Gifford, Karlee Kent, Jacob Prather, Carter Erickson, Kari Tott, Emma Libby, Hallie Hicks, Claire Gibson, Peyton Linn, Payton Watkins, Sean Ramos, Chandler Baxter, Elizabeth Lehnardt, Holly Haines, Ripley Knold, Abby Rinehart, North Nation Sports, Lizzie Stark, Cici Sheeks, Catherine Hemenway, Kendall Steinmetz, Paige Nicewaner, Eagle's View, Kaylen Aldridge, North Nation Media, Emma Libby

 

In addition, teacher Jennifer Higgins, picked up KNET's award for Student Television Network’s Daily Live Show, Midwest Region, in Anaheim. KNET can proudly say they are Top 5 in the nation, as well as top in the state with these results!

 

 

 

LNHS Band Students Obtain School Record

Liberty North High School band students performed at District Music Contest, hosted at Liberty High School, on March 10. A school record 32 events qualified for State!

 

Congratulations to the following groups for receiving a (I) Exemplary Rating for a solo:
Savannah Hinton- bass clarinet,

Jacob Rains-trombone, Rachel Hawk-trombone, Abby Reinhart–clarinet, Jackson Krop-tenor sax, Nathan Jacob-trumpet,

Levi Anderson-xylophone, Delani Seymour-flute, Katie Moseley-flute, Sean Koluch-piano, Lauren Michaelis-horn,

Mitchell Sidden-clarinet, Monica Rosa-marimba, Aaron Stockmann-tuba, Eve Pearson-horn, Andrew Stockmann-marimba,

Alexander Trout-alto sax, Joe Angles-clarinet, Scott Rosa-trumpet, Joe Angles-bass clarinet, Cooper Smith-alto sax,

Gannon Stark-snare drum, William Fuller-timpani, Wyatt Eickmann-baritone saxophone, Brandan Hererra-bassoon

 

Congratulations to the following groups for receiving a (II) Outstanding Rating for a solo:
Kylee Oxler-clarinet, Andrew Stockmann-snare drum, Jenna Falleri-horn, Stephanie Medley-horn, Claire Buchmann-clarinet, Connor Risley-flute, Olivia Garcia-flute, Katie Wilson-bassoon, Scotty O'Dell-clarinet, Sarah Kane-flute, Jonathan Anderson-vibes, Levi Anderson-snare drum, Emilia Jefferson-flute, Caleb Reibenstein-alto sax, Emma Post-alto sax, Olivia Garcia-flute, Lydia Bolin-horn, Alexander Meza-clarinet

 

Congratulations to the following groups for receiving a (I) Exemplary Rating for a small ensemble:
Clarinet Quartet: Joe Angles, Cooper Smith, Abby Reinhart, Mitchell Sidden

Percussion Quartet: William Fuller, Clayton Breshears, Monica Rosa, Gannon Stark

Saxophone Quartet: Cooper Smith, Tysen Stine, Alex Trout, Wyatt Eickmann

Clarinet Quartet: Scotty O’Dell, Kylee Oxler, Brooke Anderson, Claire Buchmann

Percussion Ensemble: William Fuller, Madeline Sevier, Clayton Breshears, Levi Anderson,

Sean Koluch, Monica Rosa, Andrew Steinbeck, Brandan Herrera

Mallet Percussion Quartet: Andrew Stockmann, Jon Anderson, Sean Koluch, Levi Anderson

Brass Quintet: Nathan Jacob, Scott Rosa, Jenna Falleri, Rachel Hawk, Aaron Stockmann

 

Congratulations to the following groups for receiving a (II) Outstanding Rating for a small ensemble:

Saxophone Trio: Jackson Krop, Ben Varnell, Jackson Amberg

 

Trombone Quartet: Rachel Hawk, Alex Murray, Briana Byrd, Chase Mason

Woodwind Quintet: Katie Moseley, Alison Gatzemeyer, Mitchell Sidden, Eve Pearson, Brandan Herrera

Trombone Quartet: Jacob Rains, Austin Burnett, Claire Mason, Chloe Roffman

 

All solos and small ensembles that received an Exemplary rating advance to perform at the State Music Festival on April 28 hosted at the University of Missouri – Columbia. Liberty North band students are under the direction of Shane Fuller, Michael Dragen, and Cindy Svehla, with student teacher Kelsee Gardner.

 

 

 

 

Middle School Students Excel at National History Day Contest

Papers, websites, documentaries, performances, and exhibits created by students in the 7th and 8th grade gifted communication arts classes at all four Liberty middle schools were among over 500 entries that competed in the regional National History Day contest onSaturday, March 4.  20 entries qualified for the State National History Day Competition to be held at the University of Missouri-Columbia on Saturday, April 29. Only the first, second, and third place entries in each category were eligible to move on to state. Qualifiers are listed below:

 

Discovery Middle School (Carrie Sparks, sponsoring teacher)

Individual Exhibits: 2nd Place- Logan Heil

 

Exhibits:

1st Place- Grace Allen & Morgan Caster

3rd Place- Ariel Chen & Claire Manuel

 

Paper:

2nd Place- Lucia Umbreit

3rd Place- Charlotte Brookins

 

Group Website:

1st Place- Alexis Carver & Aryonna Straws

2nd Place- Cole Bower & Logan Parco

3rd Place- Spencer Blaine, Keegan Drake, Nathan French

 

Individual Documentary:

1st Place- Audrey Fulkerson

2nd Place- John Alvey

 

Group Documentary: 1st Place- Katie Baughman & Emma Lowery

Individual Performance: 2nd Place- Kora Wiedmaier

Group Performance: 2nd Place- Lily Baughman & Kimball Yeates

 

Heritage Middle School (Jill Hellevang, sponsoring teacher)

Group Performance: 1st place- Kate Hedges, Katherine Mackenzie, Brooke Chase

 

Liberty Middle School (Kathy Laffoon, sponsoring teacher)

Group Exhibits:  2nd place- Emily Brunk & Davan Murray

Individual Performance:  3rd Place- Becki Beebe

Group Performance: 3rd Place – Sam Alexander & Emily Valentine

 

South Valley Middle School (Kathy Laffoon, sponsoring teacher)

Individual Performance: 1st Place- Lauren Vinson

Group Documentary: 2nd Place- Elli Kirkbride & Jazlyn Summers

Individual Website: 2nd Place- Rachel Adger

 
 
 
 
North Kansas City Hospital Accepting Applications for Summer Youth Volunteers

(North Kansas City, MO)   March 1, 2017 - North Kansas City Hospital is now accepting applications for its Summer Youth Volunteer Program.  Students ages 14-18 who are interested in volunteering with the hospital should submit an online application by Friday, April 28.  The summer program runs June–August and requires a minimum of 25 volunteer hours.

 

Shifts are available Monday–Thursday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. or 1-4 p.m.  Volunteer opportunities are available in Cardiac Rehab, Central Services, Children’s Learning Center, Emergency Department, Nursing Units, Print Shop, Pharmacy and other areas. Placement is based on interest, age and availability. Apply online at nkch.org/Youth.