Bedford North Lawrence High School

Home of the Stars

  • Bedford North Lawrence HS


    Welcome Week 2021

      2021-2022 BNL Welcome Week

       NLCS' First Student Day for the 2021-2022 School Year is Wednesday August 4th!  BNL Welcome Week will be Monday July 26th through Friday July 30th.   

     Welcome Week Schedule    FRESHMAN ORIENTATION DAY - Monday July 26th: 8.30am, 10am, 1pm, 4pm, or 5.30pm. Attend ONE Orientation Session 

       SENIOR DAY - Tuesday July 27th:  8.30-12pm & 1-3pm

       JUNIOR DAY - Wednesday July 28th:  8.30-12pm & 1-3pm

       SOPHOMORE DAY - Thursday July 29th:  8.30-12pm & 1-3pm

       OPEN DAY - Friday July 30th:  8.30-12pm & 1-3pm

       EMPIRE STUDENT ORIENTATION DAY - Friday July 30th: 10am, 1pm, or 5.30pm. Attend ONE Orientation Session 
    Orientation To Do List
    Schedule:  Pick up Schedule with Locker Information
    Picture Day: Smile for your Photo
    Parking Passes: Available for purchase
    Bookstore: Pick Up Textbooks and complete Chromebook Agreement Form
    Chromebook Pickup: Freshman & New students will pick up Chromebook.
    Please enter through the Performing Arts Center doors to pick up Schedules, Orientation materials & Parking Passes. Pictures for ID will also be taken on this day, in the PAC Lobby.

    Freshman Orientation Meeting: Freshman can pick up schedules and books before and after meeting sessions on Monday July 26th.

    Chromebooks: Students kept Chromebooks over the summer. Freshman and New Students will pick up devices on registration day.

    ​B​ack to School ONLINE Registration is now OPEN! You can access the registration portal via and clicking on the STUDENT REGISTRATION button.  Please complete the required registration for returning NLCS students anytime from home or computer access will be available at BNL during Welcome Week.

    NEW to NLCS Students will need to complete the new student registration.  BNL will then contact each family for a registration appointment.


    ack to School ONLINE Registration is now OPEN!

         Please complete the required registration for returning NLCS students anytime from home or
         computer access will be available at BNL during Welcome Week.
  • 2021-22 Back to School Plan

  • Bedford North Lawrence High School
    (812) 279-9756

    Principal: Mr. Jordan Key
    Assistant Administrators:  Mr. Matthew Canada, Mrs. Jenna Clark
    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

    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.

  • Transfer to BNL

  • Find Your Bus Number


  •   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




    Three Days to Learn the Ways: Class of 2025 Freshman Days:  July 19-21


    First Student Day 2021-2022 - Wednesday August 4th