Bedford North Lawrence High School

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    UPDATE:  Thursday January 14th

    NLCS & BNL will continue in our Hybrid Learning Schedule through Friday January 29th.  NLCS will not be in session on Monday January 18th in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Our traditional hybrid scheudle will be alterated for next week.
    Monday January 18th through Friday January 22nd
    Monday 18th: NO SCHOOL: MLK DAY
    Tuesday 19th & Thursday 21st: A-K will be IN PERSON; L-Z will be Virtual
    Wednesday 20th & Friday 22nd: L-Z will be IN Person; A-K will be Virtual
    Monday January 25th through Friday January 29th
    Monday 25th & Thursday 28th: A-K will be IN PERSON; L-Z will be Virtual
    Tuesday 26th & Friday 29th: L-Z will be IN PERSON; A-K will be Virtual
    Wednesday 27th: ALL Students Virtual Schedule
    9:00-9:30am - 1st period
    9:40-10:10am - 2nd period
    10:20-10:50am - 3rd period
    11:00-11:30am - 4th period
    11:40- 12:10pm - 5th period
    1:00 - 3:00pm - Teacher Office Hours
    While Lawrence County remains in level red BNL ATHLETICS will continue to limit attendance to only participants, support personnel and immediate family members. No tickets will be sold to the public.
    Virtual tutoring is available Tuesday nights from 4:00-6:00 and Thursday nights from 5:00-7:00 with BNL teachers, links to join the Google Meet will be posted each Tuesday and Thursday in “Class of” Google Classrooms. If your child needs academic support please email their teacher or if technical support is needed you can email



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  • Bedford North Lawrence High School is located just to the east of the town of Bedford, Indiana, in Lawrence County. The school opened in January of 1975 as the result of the consolidation of seven schools. The high school has an enrollment of approximately 1600 students in grades nine through twelve. The school is part of the North Lawrence Community School Corporation, which serves approximately 5,000 students from the portion of the county north of White River. Bedford itself has slightly over 14,000 residents and Lawrence County has a population of over 43,000 individuals. Lawrence County is located in south-central Indiana, about 70 miles south of Indianapolis at the crossroads of S.R. 37 and U.S. 50.

    Bedford North Lawrence High School is the Home of the STARS.  Our vision for BNL students is that each will continuously excel in a global society by being:
    • a self-motivated learner
    • a critical thinker
    • an effective communicator
    • a skilled collaborator
    • a responsible and culturally aware citizen
    • a technologically capable creator




    The PSAT will be schduled at BNL for Tuesday January 26th, 2021.
    ALL Sophomores will be testing, along with any Freshman & Junior that signed up this fall.
    Due to the HYBRID Schedule, ALL PSAT Testers A-Z will need to report to BNL on Tuesday 1/26 for testing.  BNL Students will report to Period 1 & Empire Students will report to the PAC.  Students will then be released to test room - students will be getting information next week with all testing details. 
    BNL Herff Jones
    BNL Class of 2021 SENIORS!
    One of the great senior traditions at BNL is Cap & Gown Day with Herff Jones.  Traditionally we host a Senior Class Meeting, full of pomp and circumstance to excite YOU for you final year of high school.  During this meeting we sneak peak graduation, focus on the senior moments, and Herff Jones presents a fun filled presentation of Cap, Gowns, and Graduation Announcements.  Due to COVID restrictions and delays, our Graduation Product & Student Service Provider HERFF JONES will be presenting their Graduation Product presentation virtually this week.  LINK -->  Class of 2021 Graduation Product Presentation
    Ordering will take place online at -- -- Enter Bedford North Lawrence High School in the grey banner bar.  Ordering will begin on Tuesday November 10th with an Order Deadline on Sunday November 29th.  
    Any senior planning to participate in our Class of 2021 Graduation Commencement Exercises will need to order/rent a Cap and Gown.  BNL uses custom rental gowns, which include a keeper cap & tassel.  ((All other senior items and graduation products are optional)).
    When ordering, the first page will be 'package' options.  If you are wanting to purchase individual items and/or just a cap and gown, scroll to the bottom of page 1 and click the green button 'shop individual products'.  


    BNL Reopening Plan BNLHS Reopening Plan - Full detailed guidelines on the reopening of BNL for the 2020-2021 School Year.


    2020-2021 BNL Reopening Plan




    BNL Handbook Welcome to the 2020-2021 school year at Bedford North Lawrence High School.  The BNL Student Handbook can be accessed here, and is uploaded on all student chromebook devices.  

    2020-2021 BNL Student Handbook



    BNL Parking BNL Parking!  Student Parking applications will be available for purchase during BNL Welcome Week!  And in keeping with tradition, Paint your Space!  BNL Student Parking passes are $25, and student will need to know their license plate number, and have proof of insurance.  You can print your PARKING APPLICATION FORM and view our guidelins for PAINT YOUR SPACE below.  

    BNL Parking Application

    Paint your Space





    Virtual Learning - Monday January 4th through Friday January 8th


    Hybrid Learning - Monday January 11th