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October 21, 2014
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Cast your ballot on Phase II capital project Oct. 21
Eligible residents can vote on the proposed $13.6 million phase II capital project to address facilities issues and enhance educational opportunities at Liberty High School on Tuesday, Oct. 21, from noon to 9 p.m. in the high school gym, 125 Buckley St., Liberty. Learn more

Special Board of Education meeting to be held Oct. 21
There will be a Special Board of Education meeting immediately following the closing of the polls for the Capital Project vote at 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 21 in the high school gym. The next  regular Board of Education meeting will be on Tuesday, Nov. 4 in the high school media center at 7 p.m.

National School Bus Safety Week is Oct. 20-24 
In conjunction with National School Bus Safety Week, Liberty Central School District encourages residents to keep students safe all year round. Click here for school bus safety tips for students, parents, drivers and motorcyclists.

Capital project newsletter explores Phase II
Cover of phase II capital project newsletterClick here to view the Phase II capital project newsletter (PDF). Residents will vote on the proposed $13.6 million capital project to address facilities issues and enhance educational opportunities at Liberty High School on Tuesday, Oct. 21, from noon to 9 p.m. in the high school gym, 125 Buckley St., Liberty. Learn more

Residents encouraged to attend affordable housing forum
There will be a public forum regarding affordable home loan programs at the Town of Liberty Senior Citizen Center on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. Learn more

Liberty student-musicians chosen for county festival 
The district is proud to announce the selection of three students to perform in the Zone 9 Area-All State Festival on Nov. 21 and Nov. 22. Learn more

Pride Week to be held Oct. 20 – Oct. 24
It’s time for Liberty students, teachers and staff to display their spirit and pride during Pride Week, which will kick off on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. Learn more

Oct. is National Bullying Prevention Month
Staff and students will wear orange on Unity Day, Oct. 22. Unity Day is a time when communities can unite to raise awareness of bullying prevention through events, outreach, and education. We’re asking you to join the movement! here's how

Snack Pack program returns to Liberty schools
The Snack Pack program provides students with free, nutritious, easy-to-prepare meals to take home for the weekend. Learn more

Wall of Fame 2015 nominations are being accepted
The district is currently accepting nominations for inductees to the Liberty District Wall of Fame. The district will select inductees in February and honor them during a ceremony and breakfast reception prior to graduation June 27, 2015. Learn more

Safety update for Liberty families

On Oct. 1, the village of Liberty Police Department notified the Liberty School District that an incident occurred during an afternoon bus run at Sullivan West School District.  After exiting a bus, a student was reportedly approached by an unknown person in a white SUV. On Oct. 2, the Sullivan West School District was notified by the New York State Police that the case involving a student reportedly approached by a person driving a white SUV was unfounded and has been closed.  learn more

Board of Education sets capital project vote for Oct. 21
The Liberty Board of Education has proposed a $13.6 million capital project that would address facilities issues and enhance educational opportunities at Liberty High School. Voters will consider the proposition on Tues., Oct. 21. Learn more
VIEW PHASE ii CAPITAL PROJECT BROCHURE (pDF)

Preventing the spread of respiratory illness Enterovirus D68
There is growing concern about the spread of Enterovirus D68, a respiratory illness affecting children and others. Learn more about symptoms and preventative care.

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District-wide Events

10/22 - All students and staff wear orange for Unity Day.
10/23 -
Expressions Café, HS Cafeteria, 7-9 p.m.
10/11 - Conference Day; School Closed
11/11 - Veteran's Day; School Closed

Board of Education Meetings

11/4 - Board of Education regular meeting, HS Media Center, 7 p.m.
   minutes, agendas, archives

Liberty Middle/High School: Grades 9-12

10/14 - After school auditions for Expressions Café, Art Room
10/15 - PSAT testing day: mandatory for all sophomores
10/16 - After school auditions for Expressions Café, Art Room
11/6 - Pine Bush High School College Fair, 6:15 p.m.
11/14 -
Parent Conferences, 6:30 p.m.

Liberty Middle/High School: Grades 5-8

10/14 - After school auditions for Expressions Café, Art Room
10/16 - After school auditions for Expressions Café, Art Room

Liberty Elementary School: Grades PreK - 4

 

Community-wide Events

10/25 - Town of Liberty Parks and Recreation Halloween Parade, 12 p.m.

 Fall 2014

Students create halloween inspired cookbooks, on sale now

Throwing a monster bash? Students from the Liberty Middle School ABLE Program are providing a fun way to help you throw a ghoulishly good Halloween party! Students applied lessons from their current mathematical curriculum to create a recipe cookbook, now on sale for $5.

With recipes like bewitching chili and boo-rific black bean dip, who can resist? Stop by the classroom this month to pick up a cookbook of your very own!

The ABLE Program follows a curriculum that addresses general education through hands on activities and whole based learning. The program is led by teachers Sue DeStefano, Kae Kotorski, Sharyn Fogelman and Jen Nystrom.

To purchase a cookbook or learn more about the ABLE Program, contact jnystrom@libertyk12.org or kkotarski@libertyk12.org.




  

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