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Northland Christian Schools is announced the commitment of a $1,520,000 grant from the Stanley M. Herzog Charitable Foundation. The grant will serve as a significant contribution toward a $6.5 million goal for the “Doing Good: A Kingdom Campaign” effort the school will be undertaking over th…

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Northland Christian Schools named Bryan Prewitt as superintendent. Prewitt was appointed acting superintendent earlier this year and previously served as the secondary school principal.

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LIBERTY — Liberty High School alumni were announced as the newest members of the Liberty High School Hall of Fame Friday, Oct. 1. As part of homecoming weekend at LHS, four were inducted as new members that have played an integral part of Liberty High School’s 131-year history, according to …

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LIBERTY — At the last staff meeting of September, the faculty of Liberty High School met in the Black Box theater for a scheduled meeting. However, for counselor Brenda Wiederholt, the day turned into a whole lot more as she was surprised with the announcement of being selected as the Missou…

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Smithville High School’s homecoming theme was “RoadTrip.” The Homecoming parade took place Friday, Oct. 1 In Smithville’s Courtyard Park, there was a community pep-rally will be held on the Ali Kemp Memorial Stage in Courtyard Park. Smithville High School cheerleaders and dance team performe…

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With fall officially here, high schools across the Northland are gearing up for Homecoming celebrations. The following is a rundown of parades, coronations for Homecoming courts, dances and football game schedules for Kearney, Liberty, Liberty North and Smithville high schools, plus William …

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KEARNEY — Kearney School District has announced that Kearney High School has received a College Success Award - Gold from GreatSchools.org, the nation’s leading nonprofit providing school information to parents and families, according to a press release.

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LIBERTY — At the Tuesday, Sept. 21 Liberty Board of Education meeting, five people spoke on the issue of COVID-19 during public comment, with a majority addressing the district's universal masking policy.

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SMITHVILLE — Despite a majority of those in the audience against the policy, the Smithville School Board voted 4-3 Sept. 15 to continue its universal masking policy for personnel, students and visitors in district buildings.

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SMITHVILLE — The Smithville School Board voted 4-3 Wednesday, Sept. 15, to continue its universal masking policy for personnel, students and visitors in district buildings.

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LIBERTY — The Liberty Public Schools district has reinstated the LPS employee recognition program, the Service Over and Above the Rest Awards, for the 2021-22 school year.

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CLAY COUNTY — This week, the Northland Parent Association, a grassroots organization of Clay and Platte county families, filed suit against local school districts and leadership of Kansas City and North Kansas City over mask mandates. The group is challenging the constitutionality of these m…

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LIBERTY — Liberty High School and Blue Jay Nation have reintroduce the Liberty High School Hall of Fame by accepting nominations for this award starting with the 2021 Homecoming festivities.

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KEARNEY — The school district in Kearney released its Return to School Plan for the 2021-22 academic year and it includes indoor masking for all employees, students and visitors regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status.

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SMITHVILLE — The Smithville Board of Education voted 5-2 on Aug. 12 to adopt an indoor universal masking policy for school district facilities for the start of the coming school year. The policy went into effect Monday, Aug. 16.

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LIBERTY — The annual Blue Jay Nation Fall Kick-Off is set for Wednesday, Aug. 25. The public is invited to join students and staff from clubs, activities and sports at Liberty High School from 7 to 8:30 p.m. as the school community celebrates the start of the 2021-22 school year.

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KEARNEY — After more than an hour of emotional public comments, frustrated outbursts and debate among board members, the Kearney School Board meeting ended Tuesday, Aug. 10, with district leaders split on whether to require universal masking among students, staff and visitors this coming sch…