Bedford North Lawrence High School

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  • Bedford North Lawrence HS


    We are excited to welcome you back to BNL!  It is with great anticipation that we begin this school year.  As we continue to navigate the re-opening of NLCS, we will be sharing updates as they come available.  

    Our first student school day will be Thursday August 13th.  Students will report to their Period 1 class.  If you were unable to pick up your schedule during welcome week, you can find your Period 1 class information on Powerschool.  We will have schedules ready for all students Period 1 Thursday.  Period 1 will begin at 8.10am.  Students will be able to enter the hallways at 7.50am. 


    BNL Trimester:  BNL will be operating under a Trimester school schedule.  Trimesters means the school year will be divided into three terms, 60 days per term.  Trimesters will aid us in achieving three goals:  Increase student learning opportunities, Increase instructional time, and Offer a Daily Flex time to explore career explorations, build community and relationships, social and emotional learning, and offer extra curricular activities/clubs during the school day.  

    BNL Daily Schedule
    First Bell:  7.50am
    Period 1:  8.10am - 9.12am
    Period 2:  9.17am - 10.19am
    Homeroom Advisory: 10.24am - 10.54am
    Period 3:  10.59am - 12.39pm
    > P3 Lunch A, B, C (30 minutes each)
    Period 4:  12.44pm - 1.47pm
    Period 5:  1.52pm - 2.55pm


    We look forward to seeing you Thursday August 13th!  We are the STARS!
    - BNL Administration


  • BNL Drop Off / Pick Up

    >Car Riders will enter through Gate 3, and drop students off at Entry 16, exiting through Gate 4 by the baseball field. 
    >Student Drivers/Riders will enter through Entry 6 and 7 by the Cafeteria.
    >Bus Riders will  enter through Entry 5.

    Pick Up Drop Off



    Class of 2020 Commencement

    Thank you for a great celebration Class of 2020!  We are proud of you! 

    Commencement LIVE STREAM

    Live Stream


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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

  • 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





    Monday, August 3rd - Freshman Orientation Day
    Tuesday, August 4th - Senior Orientatation Day
    Wednesday, August 5th - Junior Orientation Day
    Thursday, August 6th - Sophomore Orientation Day
    Friday, August 7th - Make Up Orientation Day


    Thursday, August 13th - STUDENTS FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL