Welcome to Liberty High School

Home of the Minuteman!  Liberty High School is part of Bedford County Public Schools serving the town of Bedford and surrounding areas.  Find useful links for teacher webpages under Our Staff or look for important forms and links under Parents and Students.  Learn more about what is happening at Liberty via the Calendar or Our School link.  Below you can find important announcements and Minutemen Good News!

Announcements:    
  •  Trunk or treat
  • Liberty High School is excited to announce a new opportunity for students who are interested in enrolling in a career technical program next year.  We will offer core classes online after school, Monday through Thursday to allow you room in your schedule to meet your goal.  Please see your school counselor if interested.
  • Attention Senior Parents! Want to place a Senior Baby Ad in the Yearbook?  Click here for more information.  Early bird deadline is November 26th.  
  • Parent Night on November 18, 2014 @Library, 6:00-7:30pm - Is your child interested in attending college after high school?  If so, this meeting is for you and your child to attend.  Liberty High School will have Lynchburg College speaking on College Admissions, Applications, College Essays, and The Early College Program. Read more HERE.
  • Attention Juniors: The window for submitting an application to the Bedford County School of Practical Nursing is changing this year.  They will accept applications from November 1, 2014- January 5, 2015. The TEAS testing will probably be done the week of Jan 12-16.  Applications are online on the Bedford County Public School site for BSTC:  http://bedfordbstc.sharpschool.net/ .  Go to the quick link for the School of Practical Nursing. 
  • Seniors interested in attending a Virginia community college next year are encouraged to see Mrs. Gregory, the CVCC Coach and sign up for the required placement tests.  Students who pass the English and Math tests, will be offered an opportunity to enroll in the College for Success online course.  This course is required by all community colleges in Virginia.  We will offer the course online after school hours for 13 hours and 1 college credit at no cost to the student.  For those students who do not pass the placement test(s) we will offer after school tutoring at no charge to the student. 
  • Connect with our library on Facebook!  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Liberty-High-School-Library/335045465110
  • Follow our Minutemen and support our athletics on social media.  Twitter: @MinutemenPride  Instagram: Minutemen_Pride  Facebook: Minutemen Pride
  • SENIORS!  Don't miss out on important information regarding the Class of 2015.  Check out our Senior Page by following the Quick Links on the right or clicking HERE.   
  • ALL students must be registered with Infosnap. This is the registration service we began using this school year to keep electronic records for student information. Family Snapcodes [access codes] were given out at the beginning of the year. If you have misplaced your Snapcode (which is needed for online registration) please contact the school registrar. One of the great things about Infosnap is you only need to fill out information once for all of your children. Another positive benefit of Infosnap is that for future years, you will only have to update information. It is very important that you register with Infosnap as this replaces the emergency card system we previously used. We appreciation your attention to this matter!  Please follow the links provided on the homepage of BCPS:  http://bedford.sharpschool.net/ under General Notifications on the home page.  
  • Please click here to  access the Virginia Department of Education State Report Card for schools or divisions around the state.  Liberty's report card can be found here, or in the quick links to the right.
  • Important NoticeStudents and their families are encouraged to use a variety of information sources to select a college and major. The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) has created an institutional profile for each Virginia public college and university, and for each independent college or university participating in the Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant Program; click here to access that link.  
  • Click here to be enrolled in the Bedford County Emergency Notification System.      
  • LHS Electronic Sign Fundraiser!
    • We are asking every graduate and parent of every graduate to donate at least $1 to help make the dream of a digital sign become a reality. 
    • Class Leaders:
      • 1st Place: Class of 1969
      • 2nd Place: Class of 1983
      • 3rd Place: Class of 1985

            digital sign


Minutemen Good News:
Click here to read about success stories throughout Bedford County.

  • EOM OctoberCongratulations to Mr. Matthew Uselton, the October 2014 Liberty High School Employee of the Month.  Mr. Uselton earned his Master’s Degree from Virginia Tech in 2002 and taught for Roanoke City Schools for 10 years and is now in his second year at LHS.  Mr. Uselton teaches Pre-AP English 9 and AP English 11& 12.  He has acquired the esteem of his students by delivering curriculum in creative and engaging lessons.  Mr. Uselton has contributed greatly to school spirit and student-body involvement by curating a campus-wide Gothic Short Story Contest as well as a Big Buck Contest.   He has also revived student interest and participation in the LHS Scholastic Bowl Team.  Mr. Uselton has reached out to other academic departments by writing and helping to direct One Act plays for the theater department and has written drill formations for and critiqued the Marching Minuteman Band.  Mr. Uselton and his wife, Rebecca, have two sons and they live in Moneta.  The Useltons are soccer enthusiasts and Mr. Uselton enjoys coaching a U-8 soccer team.  As Liberty High School's Employee of the Month, Mr. Uselton will receive flowers from Frederic’s of Bedford, a 6” sub from Subway, a combo meal from Wendy’s, one free meal a week for a month at McDonald’s, lunch at Liberty Station, and a free oil change from Berglund of Bedford.  Community support is always welcome and appreciated at Liberty High School.
  • Commended StudentsWe are pleased to announce that Dan Brown and Glenn Field have been named Commended Students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program.  About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise.  Although they will not continue in the 2015 competition for National Merit Scholarship Awards, Commended Students placed among the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2015 competition by taking the 2013 Preliminary SAT National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®).  “The young men and women being name Commended Students have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success,” commented a spokesperson for NMSC, “These students represent a valuable national resource; recognizing their accomplishments, as well as the key role their schools play in their academic development, is vital to the advancement of educational excellence in our nation.  We hope that this recognition will help broaden their educational opportunities and encourage them as they continue their pursuit of academic success.” 
  • We are so proud of Dr. Dills!  This week Dr. Dills was named Woman of Achievement by the BPW (Bedford Professional Women)! 
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  • Congratulations to Coach Watts on his 100 wins as the Head Coach of the Minutemen!!!  So much to be proud of and just want to thank Coach Watts for all that he has done for the young men he has coaches as well as Liberty High School over the last 13 years at the helm...and many, many, many years prior to that as an assistant football coach as well as the Head Wrestling Coach here at LHS...Congratulations Coach Watts and THANK YOU!!! 
  • The SCA is pleased to announce the Super Seniors.  Congratulations to the Super Seniors for October. They are Tim Burnette, Hannah Fowler, and Christina Smith. These outstanding seniors, who were nominated by their teachers, will receive gifts from the Senior class and Domino's Pizza of Bedford.These seniors, who were nominated by their teachers, will receive gifts from the Senior class and the SCA.
  • The Students-of-the-Month for October are 9th grade Malachi Johnson; 10th grade Daniel Field; 11th grade Cheri Shaw. These students are being honored by Domino's of Bedford.
  • Congratulations to the 2014 LHS Homecoming Court.  
        Freshman Laura Beisser 
        Sophomore Mary Beth Tomlinson 
        Junior Arielle McNew  
        Junior Christa Walker 
        Senior Makaylah Giles  - Congrats to Makaylah, 2014 Homecoming Queen
        Senior Brianna Key and escort Trevor Fox
        Senior Alexus Pannell and escort Terrance McDaniel
        Senior Sarah Payne and escort Zach Harmony 
  • The Marching Minutemen performed at the 40th Annual Lynchburg Classic at City Stadium, and once again, our students impressed the audience and the judges! We brought home the following accolades in our class of five bands:
       2nd Place Drum Majors
       1st Place Color Guard
       1st Place General Effect
       1st Place Marching
       1st Place Music
       1st Place Overall Class A
    Not only did we win our class, we were extremely close to winning the Class A/AA Grand Champion award. The Glenvar Marching Highlanders scored an 808.2 against our 802.6 - only 5.6 points out of 1,000! Our students continue to do well - don't miss out on seeing our show this year. We still have performances on October 24, October 25, and November 7, so mark your calendars! 
  • LHS Band

  • LHS has been chosen as a Blue Star School for the 2013-2014 academic year. To qualify as a Blue Start School, a school, testing ten or more students, must have achieved a 75% passing rate on our Financial Literacy Certification Test and have EITHER a majority of students on a given grade level take the Test OR have the students who took it achieve an average score of 80% or higher. This is no small feat. All the 2013-14 Blue Star Schools are listed in the attached.
    FROM David J. Anderson, Executive Vice President of Working In Support of Education:  "We are truly proud of your students’ accomplishment. We are equally proud of you and your teachers who helped them become Certified Financially Literate™. Because of your dedicated and tireless commitment, you have given them vital knowledge about their personal finances. You have also provided them with the tools they need to become financially capable young adults.  Once again, congratulations to all of this years Blue Star schools for an outstanding achievement and sincere thanks for your tremendous hard work in helping to improve the financial literacy of our nation’s young people."
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Date and Time: Nov 04, 2014
Category: Academic

Parent/Teacher Conferences 12:00 - 7:00

Date and Time: Nov 13, 2014 7:00PM-10:00PM (EST)
Category: School Board Meeting
Date and Time: Nov 26, 2014
Category: EARLY DISMISSAL
Date and Time: Nov 27, 2014-Nov 28, 2014
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Date and Time: Dec 11, 2014 7:00PM-10:00PM (EST)
Category: School Board Meeting
Date and Time: Dec 19, 2014
Category: Academic
Date and Time: Dec 22, 2014-Dec 26, 2014
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