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! 
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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS    
  • Please click HERE for a copy of the letter that will be sent home with students to the Liberty Baseball community in a effort to keep you up to date with the new gym construction.
  • varsity jacketInterested in a varsity jacket?  We're bringing back an old tradition.  Click for HERE more information.  See Mr. Williams for more details.  
  • The application packet for the 2016-2017 Student Advisory Council is available, with an application deadline of September 23rd.  If interested, please see Ms. Whorley in the school counseling office.
  • Seniors and Senior Parents/Guardians, mark your calendars!  There will be a Financial Aid meeting on Thursday, October 13th @6pm in the LHS library.  Beginning this year, parents/students will be allowed to begin the FAFSA filing process in October.
  • On October 13th at 7pm at the School Board Office Conference room (where normal SBO meetings are held) there will be a time for public comment about the new Bedford Middle School name.  We welcome everyone to come out and give input.



 ATHLETIC ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Please click HERE for a copy of the letter that will be sent home with students to the Liberty Baseball community in a effort to keep you up to date with the new gym construction.
  • Liberty High School's Athletic Boosters are doing a Raffle for a 32' flat screen TV. Tickets are on sale for $10 each for your chance to win this new 32" flat screen television. The first drawing will be held on Sept 16th at the football game vs. Hidden Valley HS which is also  Homecoming . You do not have to be present to win and we will deliver the TV right to the winner.  We will do a second drawing for a second TV on September 23rd which is our Community Appreciation Night.   Tickets will be sold for the first drawing starting today and run through 9/9 and the second one will be 9/16-9/23. All proceeds will be used to benefit all of our teams! GO MINUTEMEN!!! 
  • Support the Liberty High School Sports Boosters by eating at Bella's in Bedford every Monday nights. Tell the restaurant staff that you are from Liberty High School and 10% of proceeds will go to the Liberty High School Sports Boosters!
  • Follow our Minutemen and support our athletics on social media.  Twitter: @MinutemenPride  Instagram: Minutemen_Pride  Facebook: Minutemen Pride 


IMPORTANT LINKS & UPDATES 

  • LHSMinutemen Succeed, No Exceptions!  In order to help our Minutemen maximize their potential for success we now a Minutemen Resources webpage that link makes teacher assignments accessible from anywhere. Students can click on missing work to print and complete or find extra study tools.  Click here:https://sites.google.com/a/bedford.k12.va.us/minutemen-resources/ OR on the Quick Links Minutemen Resources.
  • Have you ever wanted to receive text reminders with announcements concerning LHS?  Now you can!  Many of our teachers already use a free service called Remind to remind students about upcoming projects or homework.  All you need to do to sign up is text @lhsbedford to 81010 or go remind.com/join/lhsbedford where you can chose to receive e-mail updates or texts.  Why do so many teachers love remind and why is it safe? "Remind is a free, safe, and simple messaging tool that helps teachers share important updates and reminders with students & parents. Subscribe by text, email or using the Remind app. All personal information is kept private. Teachers will never see your phone number, nor will you see theirs.  Visit remind.com to learn more, or our Daily Announcements Page.
  • Keep up to date with all the great activities that our 21st Century Grant are sponsoring through their webpage: https://sites.google.com/a/bedford.k12.va.us/lhs21/. There is also a quick link in the link list on our homepage. College credit, summer fun or classes to improve work readiness skills are just a few of the cool things that our 21st Century Grant program offers.  
  • Find out more about all the great things our library offers here: https://sites.google.com/a/bedford.k12.va.us/lhs-library/
  • 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.  Thanks to the SCA Auction we are closer than ever to our goal.  Currently we have $10,095.43 towards our goal for an electronic sign.   Class Leaders: 1st Place: Class of 1965; 2nd Place: Class of 1970; 3rd Place: Class of 1969.


MINUTEMEN GOOD NEWS
  • TOYCongratulations to Miss Crystal DeLong who was just named the Region 5  VA Teacher of the Year!  Miss DeLong was named Liberty's Teacher of the Year and then the Bedford County Teacher of the Year in May.  Now she will go on to compete with 7 other teachers for Virginia Teacher of the Year.  Miss DeLong shows that Minutemen Succeed, No Exceptions!  Local media were at Liberty to cover the event.  Read more here.
  • Congratulations to the first Super Seniors of the school year. For September the Super Seniors are Olivia Haynes, Isaac Palmer, and Tyron Staples. These seniors, who were nominated by their teachers, will receive gift certificates from Domino's of Bedford.
    The September students-of-the-month for 9th grade are Mariahly Corporan; 10th Latavia Craghead; 11th grade Shade Elliot. These students are being honored by Domino's of Bedford.
  • Congratulations to Maloni Wright whose History Day project broke into history day finals here at the University of Maryland! She is one of two Virginia projects moving on to competition! Her presentation was "Loving vs. Commonwealth of Virginia:  Exchanging Vows, Encountering Racism, and Exploring the 14th Amendment".
  • Principal Dr. Dills, Personal Finance Teachers Mrs. Willis and Ms. Austin, appreciate American National Bank's commitment to financial literacy at Liberty High School. Students complete modules and earn a certificate for Financial Literacy Certification. Representing our own Bedford Branch are Scott Carter and Vikeesa Stultz.

  • finance literacy
  • econMinutemen Succeed in Personal Finance!  Liberty High School won at the Regional Level to move on the participate  in The Governor's Challenge in Economic and Personal Finance, a rigorous statewide competition held Thursday, April 14th at Virginia Commonwealth University(VCU) in Richmond. VCEE's Mortensen explains that The Challenge brings classroom concepts to life for students. "Learning about economics and how it relates to their lives helps student realize they already participate in the global ecnomoy," Mortensen states.  "Applying these concepts leads to more informed buying and saving decisions on the part of students. They make better choices when planning for their future, including college and job choices."  From Left to right: Jeanne Willis, Teacher Liberty High School, Kirsten Dooley, Dan Mortensen, Executive Director, Virginia Council on Economic Director, Emily Tinsley, Morgan Armington, Becky Booth, Director, Center for Economic Develop Lynchburg College.


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Date and Time: Oct 13, 2016
Category: Academic
Date and Time: Oct 13, 2016 5:00PM- 9:00PM (EST)
Category: School Board Meeting
Date and Time: Oct 14, 2016
Category: Professional Development
Date and Time: Oct 20, 2016
Category: Academic
Date and Time: Nov 07, 2016 12:00PM- 7:00PM (EST)
Category: Academic
Date and Time: Nov 08, 2016
Category: Academic
Date and Time: Nov 10, 2016 5:00PM- 9:00PM (EST)
Category: School Board Meeting
Date and Time: Nov 23, 2016-Nov 25, 2016 (EST)
Category: Holiday
Date and Time: Dec 08, 2016 5:00PM- 9:00PM (EST)
Category: School Board Meeting
Date and Time: Dec 16, 2016
Category: Academic
Date and Time: Dec 19, 2016-Dec 23, 2016 (EST)
Category: Holiday
Date and Time: Dec 26, 2016-Dec 30, 2016 (EST)
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Date and Time: Jan 01, 2017
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Date and Time: Jan 09, 2017
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Date and Time: Jan 16, 2017
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Date and Time: Feb 06, 2017 12:00PM- 7:00PM (EST)
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Date and Time: Mar 10, 2017
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Date and Time: Mar 13, 2017
Category: Professional Development
Date and Time: Mar 17, 2017
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Date and Time: Apr 10, 2017-Apr 14, 2017 (EST)
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Date and Time: May 26, 2017
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Date and Time: May 29, 2017
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Date and Time: May 30, 2017-May 31, 2017 (EST)
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