Bedford North Lawrence High School

Home of the Stars

  • 2021-22 Back to School Plan

  • Trimester 1 US Naturalization Exam Data

    Grade 12 Government Class - 88% Pass Rate

  • Registration
        B​ack to School ONLINE Registration is now OPEN!

        Please complete the required registration for returning NLCS students.
  • Bedford North Lawrence High School
    (812) 279-9756

    Principal: Mr. Jordan Key
    Assistant Administrators: 
    Mr. Matthew Canada
    Mrs. Jenna Clark
    Mrs. Christina Layton
    Director of Counseling:  Mrs. Laura Heavner-Walton
    Athletic Director:  Mr. Jeff Callahan

    BNL Counseling:
    A-D:  Mrs. Amie Jahn
    E-K:  Mrs. Susan Taylor
    L-R:  Mrs. Lesley Kimmel
    S-Z:  Mr. Chris Kurtz
    Empire:  Mrs. Lexie Hudelson

    Administrative Assistants:
    Main Office:  Mrs. Wendy Pemberton
    Counseling:  Mrs. Polly Craig
    Registrar:  Mrs. Tammy Byrer
    Attendance:  Mrs. Vickie Isom
    Attendance:  Mrs. Tammy Baker
    Bookstore:  Mrs. Janice Duncan
    Bookstore:  Mrs. Maria Klein
    Athletics:  Mrs. Kim Arthur

    BNL BELL SCHEDULE 2021-2022

    First Bell           7:50am
    Warning Bell    8:05am
    Period 1            8:10-9:12am
    Period 2            9:17-10.19am
    Homeroom      10:24-10:54am
    Period 3           10:59-12:39pm
         Lunch A - 10:59-11.29am
         Lunch B - 11:34-12:04pm
         Lunch C - 12:09-12:39pm
    Period 4            12:44-1:47pm
    Period 5            1:52-2:55pm

    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

    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 1500 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.

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  •   handbook

    Welcome to the 2021-2022 school year at Bedford North Lawrence High School.  The BNL Student Handbook can be accessed here, and is uploaded on all student chromebook devices.  

    2021-2022 BNL Student Handbook



    ParkingBNL Parking!  Student Parking applications will be available for purchase during BNL Welcome Week, Tuesday July 27th-30th!  And in keeping with tradition, Paint your Space will permitted!  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, or pick them up during your registration day.  

    BNL Parking Application

    Paint Your Space


    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





    No School Day - Monday January 3rd

    MLK Day:  No School/Make-Up Day - Monday January 17th

    Virtual Learning Day - Friday January 28th

    End of Trimester 2 - Wednesday February 16th

    Presidents Day: No School/Make-Up Day - Monday February 21st