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Beginning in March, contractors will start preparing for various upgrades in the high school as part of the Phase II Capital Project that was approved by voters in May 2015. The following letter was sent home to parents and staff on Feb. 24.
There’s been plenty of behind-the-scenes activity in the twenty months since district residents approved a $9.6 million capital improvement proposal to fix structural issues and enhance learning spaces at Liberty High School.
Beginning in March, contractors from the Milcon Construction Company will start preparing for various upgrades through the high school, beginning with the removal of non-friable (non-hazardous) asbestos embedded in the caulk in the school’s window frames.
Because this work will take place in low-traffic areas and after school hours, we expect minimal disruptions to regular school operations or to community members who use district facilities. During the caulk removal portion of the project, the building will be protected with layers of plastic. All work will be performed during off-school hours and weekends and no unauthorized personnel will be in close proximity to the work.
The caulk removal is expected to begin on or around March 20 and be completed during the summer.
The work will be performed by Milcon Construction Company, a licensed Asbestos Contractor from Albany, NY with a long history of safe and reliable work. Please be assured that the work presents no health hazard and the air will be tested and certified by the Keystone air-monitoring firm throughout the project.
I hope this information will answer any questions you may have. If not, please feel free to contact me directly at my office by calling (845) 292-6990.
William Silver, Ed.D.
On Thursday, March 9, the Sullivan BOCES Region, in collaboration
with the New York State Education Department, will hold a public
input meeting on the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA.)
This session will take place from 5-7 p.m. at the Sullivan BOCES
Rubin Pollack Education Center, 52 Ferndale-Loomis Road, Liberty,
Pre-registration is required and can be made by calling
Members of the public, parents/families of school-age children,
K-12 educators, Sullivan County school board members, students,
local business owners, members of the higher education community
and representatives of civic organizations, are invited to attend
to provide their feedback on the State’s ESSA educational plan.
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which replaced the federal
No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), is set to take full effect in the
2017-18 school year. New York, along with the other U.S. states,
will be submitting plans to the federal Education Department that
outline the educational goals on issues they have set for their k-
These goals must address: proficiency on tests, English-language
proficiency and graduation rates.
The Liberty Central School Music Department is proud to announce
the following student musicians who have been selected to
participate in the All- County Music Festival being held at
Tri-Valley Central School on March 3 and March 4. The All-County
Festival is comprised of the top musicians in each district.
We would like to extend our congratulations to the following
Elementary Chorus- Zion Caffery, Cara DiBartolo,
Jayla Edwards, Alexandra Etess, Jenna Faria, Liana Feliciano,
Aiden Jandik, Julia Juron, Gisell Meredith, Maytte Morales Romero,
Elyanna Ocasio, Elaina- Louise Ramirez
Middle School Band- Reed Black, Katrina Blais,
Mia Call, Tanner Ferguson, Daylene Marin Garzon, Vaun Green,
Madison Green, Liam Henry, Juan Romero Jimenez, Charlyanna
Johnson, Alyssa Kavleski, Logan Keaveney, Jase Krebs, Sophia
Medina, Armando Miguel, Dylan Nichols, Filiberto Nieves IV, Andrew
Palmarini, Boise Sellers IV, Dayris Valladares, Ethan Werlau,
Derek Wheeler, Jackson Wolcott, Eric Zheng
Junior High Orchestra- Aneliya Carrion, Eboni
Penn Consentino, Michael DeFrank Jr., Iain Elanbassi, Katarina
Fonseca, Jair Molina Gavilan, Kaelyn Gulley, Leanna Haney,
Victoria Hinkley, Emily Kim, Ryan Lin, Briana Luna, Madeline
Magie, John Nolan, Dylan Parks, Nya Reebe, Camille Rodriguez,
Junior High Band- Christopher Bayer, Tyler Black,
Ean Blank, Francisco Miguel Castenda, Kelly Crisotomo, Zachary
Haberzetti, Corrine Hellerer, Eun Bin Kim, Emily Lutz, Sophia
Medina, Brooke Nichols, Eric Orta, Gabriella Schrader, Trinity
Senior High Jazz Band- Thomas Clark, Ian Cody,
Alana Lamerand, Rebecca Mielnicki, Sarah Nadeau, Christopher
Ramirez, Jordan Russo
Senior High Women’s Chorus- Nicole Blais, Brandi
Crespo, Tatiana Hinkley, Natasha MacLeod, Sierra MacLeod, Rory
Magie, Ysabel Manzi, Arianna Nieves, Isis Wright, Leanna Zilles
Senior High Mixed Chorus- Julia Austin, Megan
Culton, Sydneigh Fleischman, Cascio Fonseca, Angelina Fontana,
Gabriella Fontana, Michael Fritz, Jamar Islam, Emily Kinne, George
Lopez, Tanner Parks, Destiny Pearson, Michael Perez, Stefanie
Quintanilla, Olivia Racette, Brianna Roth, Tracy Torrens
The students are under the direction of Eric Aweh, Tim Hamblin,
Dan McConnell, Emily McConnell and Sarah Weber.
Please contact Tim Hamblin, Director of Music for further
information. He can be reached at (845) 292-5400 ext. 2021 or