William Silver, Ed.D.
Superintendent of Schools
115 Buckley Street
Liberty NY 12754
The Liberty Central School District will be closed on Friday, Feb. 12 for a Conference Day and Monday, Feb. 15 for President's Day.
The next Liberty Board of Education will be on Tuesday, Feb. 23 in the high school's media center. The agenda will be available on Monday, Feb. 23 via BoardDocs.
Liberty performing arts will present Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella as this year’s spring musical. The show will take place on Friday, Apr. 15 and Saturday, Apr.16 in the Panebaker Auditorium at 7 p.m. Tickets will be $10 for adults, and $5 for students and senior citizens. Click here for the cast list.
Two Liberty baseball standouts and Liberty High School seniors Andrew and Caleb Phillips officially announced that they plan to continue their sports careers in college next fall at Cairn University and Houghton University, respectively. read more
With wintry weather in the forecast, Liberty Central School District wants to remind parents and guardians how weather-related closings and delays are announced. read more
When very cold weather strikes, the district receives questions asking whether school will be delayed or closed due to cold temperatures alone. Under certain conditions, the superintendent of schools may determine that school should be delayed or closed for the safety of the district’s students and staff. read more
Liberty Middle/High School is searching for students who want to participate in Battle of the Books, a book-related competition for students in grades 6-12. Students will be quizzed about books that they have read from a designated reading list and will test their knowledge in a culminating competition against other Sullivan County libraries in April.
Check out what’s playing at the Friday Family Film Festival series at Liberty Public Library. Movies start at 2:45 p.m. Bring the kids – and some snacks – for free! Click here for more information.
On Dec. 19, Times Herald Record named John Wilhelm as Coach of the Year for leading the football team through their most successful season in recent history. Under his guidance, the Indians finished the season with an 11-1 record losing only to Greenwich in the state;s Class C semifinal game. Click here to read the full article.
On Dec. 10, President Barack Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), replacing the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). The bipartisan bill passed both houses of Congress by wide margins earlier this month. This came after three failed attempts to replace NCLB since it expired in 2007. read more
On Nov. 24, New York officials began mailing over property-tax rebate checks for homeowners whose school districts complied with the state-imposed tax cap and submitted efficiency plans. LCSD met these regulations, however; it may take months for checks to arrive in Sullivan County, according to Times-Herald Record.
Beginning Sept. 1, students entering seventh and 12th grades must be vaccinated against meningococcal disease in order to attend school in New York. read more
Throughout the season, Liberty students and staff took time out of their schedules to adorn the halls of the high school with Liberty pride and school spirit. Two pep rallies were not enough: the walls, floors, ceilings and nearly every inch in between has been plastered with red, white and black. Click here to view photos.
The New York State Health Department recommends that everyone 6 months and older get a seasonal flu vaccine every year. The Center for Disease Control, American Academy of Pediatrics and several other health organizations also support this recommendation. read more
Technology has become a key focus at Liberty Central School District, but teachers and administrators make sure that our students still get personal attention and assistance. Read all about it in this year's issue of the Sullivan County Democrat’s School Scene.
On Oct. 7 New York became the nineteenth state to require that hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) be taught to all senior high school students. The Board of Regents adopted the amendment to the Commissioner of Education’s regulations which go into effect immediately. read more
Liberty Central School District now has a Google Calendar available on its website. As district events are updated, these changes are automatically seen by anyone who checks or subscribes to the school calendar. READ MORE
Beginning on Sept. 8, the district will serve free meals – both lunch and breakfast to all students, regardless of their income status. READ MORE
Every morning, free breakfast will be served in the classrooms of Liberty Elementary and Middle School and in the cafeteria of Liberty High School. READ MORE
At its Aug. 25 meeting, the Liberty Board of Education adopted the district’s tax rate calculation for the 2015-16 school year that carries an average tax rate decrease of 5.44 percent. READ MORE
CLICK HERE to access the 12-month school year district calendar. The calendar was created during the summer, and some events may be changed or added after printing. Please check the district's Google calendar for updates.
On Aug. 12, the New York State Education Department released results from assessment tests that students across the state in grades 3-8 took in the spring of 2015. READ MORE