Hungry? Get your lunch to go!

High school students and staff can now order and pick-up lunch at their convenience. Freshly prepared sandwiches and salads can be ordered from the cafeteria by using an electronic order form.

Orders are accepted until 9:45 a.m. daily. Flyers with QR codes line the walls of the high school, or you can click here to access the electronic order form.

This would also be a great idea for athletes who would like a meal after a game or long practice!

*Electronic Google form only accessible to district Google account users.

Free breakfast procedures at LCSD

Breakfast as a part of the morning school day is a great way to reach students who do not have the opportunity to eat before school. Every morning*, free breakfast will be served in the classrooms of Liberty Elementary and Middle School and in the cafeteria of Liberty High School.

Food
Nutritious meals are planned in a one-month cycle. They include a hot or cold entrée, juice or fruit, and milk. Menu modifications are available for children with a documented medical condition. Requests for special diets should be initiated with the school nurse. Documentation from a licensed physician may be required. Students are not forced to participate; they do not have to take a meal.

Breakfast in the classroom at Liberty Elementary and Middle School
Breakfast is packed in an insulated rolling bag and are delivered from the cafeteria area by food service staff and taken into each classroom. Placemats are put on each student’s desk. Each food item, along with plastic silverware and hand wipes are placed on each desk. All students are given the opportunity to enjoy breakfast quietly at their desks while the teacher conducts attendance and morning announcements are announced. Dry disposable towels will be available for any spills and moist towels will be available to clean desks. Trash and food bags are removed and collected by food service staff when breakfast is over (10-15 minutes). Meals will not be available after first period.

Breakfast in the cafeteria at Liberty High School
Breakfast is packed in individual food kits and are available for student pick-up. Each food kit, along with plastic silverware and hand wipes are placed on each desk. All students will be given the opportunity to enjoy breakfast quietly inside the cafeteria before the morning bell rings. Students will be asked to dispose any remaining food or trash before heading to first period.

*Breakfast will not be served when there is a delayed opening.

Board member resigns due to out-of-state move

Liberty Central School District board member Daniel Parkhurst announced on Thursday that he is resigning effective immediately; leaving his post after eleven years of service due to an imminent move from the district.

Parkhurst, who served as Board President from 2011-2014, wrote in a resignation letter that he and his wife are moving to Knoxville, TN, so that they may spend time with their granddaughter.

“[This move] will enable us to be a part of her life as she grows,” Mr. Parkhurst wrote. “I wish to thank the Liberty Central School District and its faculty and staff, the community and my fellow board members for the opportunity to serve the district. It has been an honor to be affiliated Liberty.”

As a parent, Liberty resident and serviceman to our country, Mr. Parkhurst offered a unique perspective and was a tireless advocate for the school community. The district and board of education would like to extend its thanks to Mr. Parkhurst for making a positive difference in the educational lives of its students.

Mr. Parkhurst’s resignation creates a vacancy on the board that’s required by law to be filled within 90 days. The board has two options:
1. Vote to call a special election to be held within 90 days*; or
2. Appoint a candidate of the board’s choice**.

*In this event, the replacement would serve until June 30, 2018.
**In this event, the replacement would serve until May 15, 2018.

 

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Check out our new digs!

A newly redesigned website has launched for the Liberty Central School District, after 14 months of planning, design, production, and content migration. While the new site retains the vast amount of information that was available on the old site, key new features include a cleaner, more attractive design, with enhanced search and navigation features. Another new feature is a searchable staff directory that allows users to search for faculty and staff by first name, last name, school, email, or phone number. The directory can be found under “contact us” on the homepage.

All district news will be posted on the homepage, and automatically archived by month and school. Visitors will notice most information is categorized by six major topics: About Us, Academics, Athletics, Board of Education, Departments & Services and News. Clicking each of these tabs will bring visitors to a new page with several sub-heads of information relevant to the main title.

All school pages have a consistent design and organization. This will help visitors know where to look to find particular information and to keep visitors connected to the overall district site as they navigate between school and district pages. Announcements pertaining to specific buildings will continue to be posted on individual school homepages.

The new design also incorporates a responsive layout that adapts to different screen viewers (smart phones, tablets and desktop computers), as well as multiple web browsers (Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Safari). As a result, there should be minimum need for resizing, panning or scrolling.

The district welcomes any feedback from the community about its new website. Email the Liberty Communications Specialist with questions, comments or suggestions.

The new website was produced in partnership with the Capital Region BOCES Communications Service.

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