Liberty Memorial Central

Liberty Memorial Central


1400 Massachusetts Street
Liberty Memorial Building 
Lawrence, KS 66044
Phone: (785) 832-5400
Fax: (785) 832-5403
Principal: Jeff Harkin
Assistant Principal: Jeremy McDonnell 

Upcoming Events

  • Yearbooks can still be purchased until they are all gone! We will sell remainders on Wednesday, May 20th before the signing if students want to bring a check or cash. The cost is $32.00; checks should be made out to LMCMS Yearbook. Students may bring money to Room 211 or the front office up to May 19th. On May 20th yearbooks may be purchased at the yearbook handout table when classes pick up and sign yearbooks.


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  • ZJO HZ Congratulations to LMCMS’ four National History Day teams who competed in the state competition on Saturday at Washburn University. 2 of our teams swept the documentaries category: Jodi Gore, Zoe Wohlford, and Olivia Rothrock won first and Helena All and Zuzu Melchor took second. Both teams will advance to the national competition in Washington D.C. in June. Great job!

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  • During the week of May 4th, we will hold a fundraiser sponsored by Emily Myers and Builders Club! The funds will go to Action Against Hunger, which treats people for malnutrition in 45 countries. There will be jars in your advisory and a door decorating contest! 

    The advisory that wins the decorating contest will win a mystery prize!
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  • Cheer For all current 7th Grade students interested in being a Mustang Cheer or Yell Leader for the 2015-16 school year:

    The application for LMCMS Cheer will be available April 13th and due May 11th to Coach Olden. Clinics will be held May 11th and 12th from 3:30-4:30 and tryouts will be May 14th. In order to tryout, all athletic paperwork needs to be submitted. It is recommended that a physical be completed after May 1 so that it will fulfill the physical requirement for the 2014-15 School year.

    A mandatory parent meeting will be help May 11th at 4:30pm in the cafeteria.

    Please see Coach Olden with any questions.

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  • Garden Logo Summer Gardening starts May 26th! We will be gardening 9-11a Monday - Thursday. Tuesdays, we will visit local farms, gardens, and growing related businesses to learn how other people grow food in our community.  Each Thursday afternoon, we also travel to the Farmer’s Market at Cottin’s Hardware & Rental. Students who have completed 6th grade are invited to sign up to work at the Market. Please submit the Summer Garden form to Laura Leonard prior to participation.
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  • Shirt
    Design the 2015-16 STOMP Shirt!
    We need a new STOMP t-shirt for next year!
    Every student will receive a new shirt with the winning design next August so make your mark on LMCMS by designing next year's shirt! The design needs to be in one color and incorporate STOMP. A committee of students and staff will select one winner from all submissions. Designs are due by email or on white copy paper (no notebook paper) to the main office by May 1st. See Miss Laura with questions.
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  • 6th & 7th Grade Students
    Your art is needed for the 2015-16 Agenda covers! 
    *Include either Liberty Memorial Central Middle School or LMCMS
    *Have 2015-16 somewhere in design
    *Use any color or medium, digital, collage, pencil, marker, watercolor, etc.!
    * Designs must be 8 1/2 by 11 inches (copy paper) or smaller

    Submit your design WITH YOUR NAME ON IT to the main office or emailed to Miss Laura at by May 1.
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  • We will have an additional Driver Education Enrollment on Wednesday, April 29th, 4:30 – 7:00 pm at 110 McDonald Drive (District Office). The cost is $150 per student.  Enrollment forms can be found on the website under Driver Education.  You may call 832-5000, ext. 1700 with questions.

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  • books
    Students, don’t miss out! 
    Your last day to check out library books is Friday, May 8th.
    ALL library materials are due Friday, May 15th.
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  • Student Council speeches and election of officers, for next school year, will be Tuesday, May 12th and Thursday, May 14th. Additional information for those interested in running for office will be forth coming(please watch and listen to morning announcements for details). Please contact Mr. Henrichs if you have questions.

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  • cans

    Mustangs, are you interested in a scrumptious picnic lunch on a beautiful sunny day? 
    It’s all yours… IF we can help CANS FOR THE COMMUNITY collect just 5,000 pounds of aluminum cans this April! 
    That’s right –just 5,000 pounds of aluminum cans! That’s roughly 450 pounds total from LMCMS or 1 pound per student!
    That’s all it takes to get YOU a tasty outdoor picnic AND score some cash for LMCMS!
    Drop your aluminum cans off in the Cans for Community bins located in the commons area by the cafeteria and in the atrium by the attendance office. 


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  • Attention all Central girls interested in volleyball. Coach Magnuson at LHS will be hosting a volleyball camp for all grade levels this summer July 13th -July 17th. If you have interest in attending or have questions please visit with Mr. Henrichs in room 201. Brochures are available from Mr. Henrichs or outside the office. The brochures are red in color.

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  • National Poetry Month 
    Help us create book spine poetry! It’s easy:
    - Pick 4-6 books in our library
    - Line up the words on their spines to make a poem
    Create your poem using books from home or the public library!
    Take a picture and send it to us at or
    Entries are due Wednesday, April 29. A panel of ELA teachers will judge entries based on originality and creativity. A Scholastic book (up to $20) of your choice is the prize!
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  • Garden
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     Wednesday after school, 1:30p - 1:45p
    Fridays at lunch
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  • HZ
    Come to the computer lab in room 206 if you need a place to study or finish homework.  Teachers are available to help you complete your schoolwork or get organized.  Homework Zone is open on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 3:15 to 4:15. Snack is provided.
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Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide a safe, educational center for lifelong learning. We are dedicated to developing the potential of each individual, encouraging community awareness, and stressing the importance of academic excellence.