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LHS Parent Teacher Conferences on Nov. 14

Dear Parents/Guardians and Students:

Greetings! Our Parent Teacher Conferences are in two weeks. Our conference date is Thursday, November 14, from 6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. We’re continuing with our appointment based system that you, as a parent, will sign up for via the website. The benefits of the appointment based system include; confidentiality with the teacher, teachers being able to prepare specific information regarding your child, and allowing families to plan ahead and see multiple teachers for multiple children, just to name a few. 

In order to sign up, please go to Liberty High School Parent-Teacher Fall Conferences ( and follow the directions listed.  Only sign up for one time slot per teacher. Each appointment slot is six (6) minutes in length and our bell schedule has been adjusted to help everyone stay on track. 

Please don’t hesitate to contact your child’s teacher directly via email or phone if appointment slots are closed, or that night does not fit your schedule. If you cannot schedule ahead of time, teachers will post their schedule outside their room for you to see if any openings are available.

For the parents of Juniors and Seniors, we’re also having a representative from SUNY Sullivan, Ms. Weintraub, come and present Financial Aid information at 5:30 p.m. This presentation will take place in the David E. Panebaker (HS) Auditorium.

If you have questions, please contact me. 

All the Best,

Derek Adams, Principal


Estimados Padres / Tutores y Estudiantes: 

Saludos! Nuestra conferencia de padres y maestros es en dos semanas. Nuestra fecha de conferencia es el Jueves 14 de Noviembre de 6:30 p.m. a 8:30 p.mEstamos continuando con nuestro sistema de cita que usted como padre, se registrará a través del sitio web. Los beneficios del sistema basado en citas incluyen; confidencialidad con el maestro, los maestros pueden preparar información específica sobre su hijo y permitir que las familias planifiquen con anticipación y vean varios maestros para varios niños, solo por nombrar alguno de los beneficios. 

Para registrarse, por favor vaya a Liberty High School Parent-Teacher Fall Conferences ( y siga las instrucciones enumeradas. Solo inscríbase en un espacio de tiempo por maestro. Cada espacio de cita tiene una duración de seis (6) minutos y nuestro horario de timbre se ha ajustado para ayudar a todos a mantenerse en el camino correcto. 

Por favor no dude en ponerse en contacto con el maestro de su hijo directamente por correo electrónico o por teléfono si los espacios para las citas están cerrados o si esa noche no se ajusta a su horario. Si no puede hacer cita con anticipación, los maestros publicarán su horario fuera de su salón para que pueda ver si hay vacantes disponibles.

Para los padres de Juniors y Seniors, también tenemos un representante de SUNY Sullivan, Ms. Weintraub, que presentará Información de Ayuda Financiera a las 5:30 pm. Esta presentación tendrá lugar en el Auditorio (HS) David E. Panebaker .

Si tienen preguntas, por favor póngase en contacto. 


Derek Adams, Principal


District hosts first All Things Liberty Night on Nov. 7

The Liberty Central School District is hosting its first All Things Liberty Night and everyone is invited to join us at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7 in the High School Media Center.

The evening will include conversation about All Things Liberty with Assistant Superintendent Dr. Patrick Sullivan;  Elementary Assistant Principal/Director of Community Schools Robert England, and Elementary Dean of Students/District Safety Coordinator Nathaniel Zacek

We’re excited to share news about our students and staff and all the great new things happening in the elementary, middle and high schools.

The evening will include information about the “Three Frameworks” – Technology, Behavioral Supports, and Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) – which are the foundation of the district’s commitment to be the best teachers, administrators, mentors, and advocates to our students.

There will also be time to answer your questions about All Things Liberty.

Please RSVP on this form before Oct. 30 by writing your name and the amount of people attending.

We hope to see you there!

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Siegel, Henry named Section 9 Class B All-Stars

Congratulations to Owen Siegel and Liam Henry, who were named to the Section 9 Class B All-Star team. The team is voted on by the 12 MHAL and OCIAA Class B coaches. Only 15 players are chosen.

Owen Siegel was also named to the All-Section 9 team, which includes 22 players from Class AA, A, B, C, and D. Only five Class B players were picked for this team.

Congratulations to Owen for his accomplishments and positive representation of Liberty Soccer!

Boys Soccer advances to semifinals

The Boys Varsity Soccer team defeated Ellenville 1-0 on Tuesday, Oct. 29 at home on a sloppy field. The team now advances to the Section 9 Class B semi-final game against Burke on Thursday, Oct 31 in Goshen.

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Sports Roundup (Week of October 27)

Monday, October 28

Girls Soccer

Highland #7 @ Liberty #2 (HS soccer field)
Section 9 Class B Quarterfinal game

Highland 6 Liberty 3

Liberty goals: Sydneigh Fleischman, Yamileth Romero, Ally Roth
Liberty assists: Sydneigh Fleischman, Ally Roth, Cheselyn Hanofee
Liberty saves: Jennifer Reyes 5

Tuesday, October 29

Boys Soccer

Ellenville #5 @ Liberty #4 (HS soccer field)
Section 9 Class B Quarterfinal game

Liberty 1 Ellenville 0

Liberty goals: Raul Morales Romero
Liberty assists: Wilber Gomez
Liberty saves: Eduardo Romero 4

Congratulations to the Boys Varsity Soccer team on their 1-0 quarterfinal
sectional win over Ellenville yesterday. Aimar Ramirez played exceptional defense throughout the game. The team worked hard to secure the win in sloppy field conditions, which made passing difficult and left many players sliding through the mud. Despite the difficulties, the team persevered, and their strong team effort prevailed.

Thursday, October 31

Boys Soccer

Liberty #4 @ Burke #2 (Goshen turf field)
Section 9 Class B  Semifinal game

Burke 4 Liberty 1 

Liberty goals: Owen Siegel
Liberty assists: Liam Henry
Liberty saves:

The Boys Varsity Soccer team put up a valiant fight in their semi-final Class B loss to Burke. They left everything on the field and never stopped trying to
even the score until the final whistle blew.

The team had a great season, finishing with a 13-4 overall record. They
represented Liberty at the highest level and we are proud of them. They are
already looking forward to their potential next year as nearly the entire team will be returning!

Records: Burke 14-3-1; Liberty 13-4

Boys, Girls Soccer home playoff games

Come one, come all to  see the Boys and Girls Varsity Soccer teams in their first round Section IX Class B playoff games at home.

The girls team is second seeded and will face seventh seeded Highland at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, October 28. The game will be played on the Liberty soccer field. Liberty plays in the OCIAA while Highland is a member of the MHAL. The winner of this game will earn a spot in the semifinals of the tournament.

The boys team is fourth seeded and will take on fifth seeded Ellenville at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 29. The game will be played on the Liberty soccer field. Liberty plays in the OCIAA while Ellenville is a member of the MHAL. The winner of this game will earn a spot in the semifinals of the tournament.

Wear red and white and come out to support both teams. Liberty Pride!

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Sport Roundup (Week of October 20)

Monday, October 21

Boys Soccer

Liberty @ Chester (Old HS field)
Liberty 7 Chester 0

Liberty Goals: Liam Henry 2, Yucevin Canales 2, Owen Siegel, Lucas Feijo, Chase Racette
Liberty Assists: Liam Henry 2, Owen Siegel, Michael Cuellar
Liberty Saves: Eduardo Romero 5

Team record:  Overall 12-3, League 4-3

The Boys Varsity Soccer team finished their regular season game schedule with a resounding 7-0 victory over Chester. The entire team contributed to the win. The team finished the season with a 12-3 record and is eagerly awaiting their seeding information for sectional play which begins next week.

Girls Soccer

Liberty @ O’Neill (Mount Saint Mary’s)
O’Neill 8 Liberty 0

Team record: 10 -2-1 overall, 3-2 league

Tuesday, October 22

Girls Soccer

Chester @ Liberty (HS soccer field)
Liberty 5 Chester 4

Liberty goals: Sydneigh Fleischman 2, Tatiana Hinkley, Brooke Nichols, Yamileth Romero
Liberty assists: Sydneigh Fleishcman, Ally Roth
Keeper saves: Jennifer Reyes 5

Team record: 11 -2-1 overall, 4-2 league

Saturday, October 26


Burke @ Liberty
Burke 35, Liberty 0

Rayshawn Reynolds: 10 solo tackles, 1 tackle for a loss

Coach Franke named Coach of the Week

The New York Jets have announced that Joseph Franke of Liberty High
School in Liberty, NY has been named this week’s (week of 10/13/19) recipient of the New York Jets High School Coach of the Week award presented by Gatorade. Through Gatorade’s partnership, the monetary award to benefit the school’s football program has doubled to $2,000. Coach Franke will receive a Gatorade kit, containing a cooler, fuel bars, Gatorade powder mix, squeeze bottles and much more. Along with this award, Liberty High School receives an automatic bid to compete in the 2020 New York Jets 11-ON Tournament. In addition, he is invited to watch
the New York Jets play the Pittsburgh Steelers on Dec. 22 from a luxury suite at MetLife Stadium, where he will be presented with a certificate and an award ball.

In its 24th year, the Coach of the Week award is given to a coach in the Tri-State area who serves the best interests of the game through the teaching of sound football fundamentals, the motivation of young players to achieve and the promotion of youth football by way of dedication to their community, their school and their student-athletes.

Coach Franke is a graduate of Liberty High School. He played wide receiver and safety for the football team. After graduating in 2012, Franke attended SUNY Oneota. During his time at SUNY Oneota, Franke played shortstop for the baseball team. He began coaching high school football after graduating college in 2016. Franke was named the head coach of his alma mater, Liberty High School in 2018. In addition to his coaching duties, Franke serves as a 5th grade mathematics and science teacher for Liberty Middle School.

On Friday, Oct. 12, the Liberty Indians defeated the O’Neill Raiders, 24-15.

Sports Roundup (Week of October 13)

Season Recap

Football: Currently 1-1 in the league with a 4-2 record overall. Currently 3rd in the division.

Girls Soccer: Currently 5-1 in the league with a 10-1-1 overall record. Was ranked as high at 19th in the state for class “B” schools (Rankings come out on Tuesday night). Battling for the top spot in the division and a home sectional playoff berth.

Boys Soccer: Currently 3-3 in the league with an 8-3 overall record. Competing for the top spots in the division along with a sectional playoff berth.

Girls Volleyball: 0-7 in the league and 2-8 overall record.

Girls Tennis: 0-8 in the league and 0-9 overall record.

Tuesday, October 15

Boys Soccer

Sullivan West @ Liberty (Football field)
Liberty 7 Sullivan West 2

Liberty Goals: Liam Henry 2, Yucevin Canales, Owen Siegel, Raul Morales Romero, Chase Racette, Kacper Sandelewski.
Liberty Assists: Owen Siegel 2, Liam Henry, Chase Racette, Steven Cardenas
Liberty Saves: Eduardo Romero 1

Team record:  Overall 9-3, League 3-3

Congratulations to the Boys Varsity Soccer team on their 7-2 Spirit Week/Senior Game win over Sullivan West. The team came out strong and never let up. The win was a total team effort.

Juan Bajana, Lucas Feijo, and Danny Romero were recognized at half-time as graduating seniors.

Girls Tennis

TriValley/Fallsburg @ Liberty
Liberty 4 TriValley/Fallsburg 2

Singles: Leydi Gonzalez (L) d. Jasmine Irwin (TVF) 10-6; Balvina Garcia (L) d. Alexia Cintula (TVF) 10-7; Rebecca Coombe (TVF) d. Nicole Blais 10-4;

Doubles: Leah Fitzgerald-Madison Green (L) d.  Theresa Conway-Julia Moore (TVF) 10-3; Paola Ponce-Laura Sandoval (L) d. Gabrielle Pantel-Kylie Smith-Lowe (TVF) 10-3; Melana Quick-Lepke – Neema Darboe (TVF) d. Daylene Garzon-Julie Johnston 10-7

Liberty Record: League (1-9) , Overall (1-10)

Wednesday, October 16


Liberty @ Cornwall
Cornwall 3 Liberty 0

25-9    25-8   25-7
Montana Papacharalambous:  3 kills,  3 assists,    4 digs
Brooke Roth: 1  kill,  2 assists
Hannah Hendrix : 3 digs
Liberty  record: Overall 2-9   OCL  0-8

Thursday, October 17

Boys Soccer

Liberty @ Chapel Field
Liberty 6 Chapel Field 0

Liberty Goals: Owen Siegel 2, Liam Henry, Yucevin Canales, , Raul Morales Romero, Chase Racette
Liberty Assists: Owen Siegel, Liam Henry
Liberty Saves:

Team record:  Overall 10-3, League 3-3

Congratulations to the Boys Varsity Soccer team on their 6-0 win over Chapel Field on a very windy Thursday. The team controlled both sides of the ball well in the win.

Friday, October 18

Boys Soccer

Fallsburg @ Liberty (Lower soccer field)
Liberty 4 Failure 1

Liberty Goals: Owen Siegel 3 (1 PK), Liam Henry, Yucevin Canales, , Raul Morales Romero, Chase Racette
Liberty Assists: Liam Henry. Wilber Gomez
Liberty Saves: Eduardo Romero 10

Team record:  Overall 11-3, League 4-3

Congratulations to the Boys Varsity Soccer team on their convincing 4-1 victory over league rival Fallsburg on a cold, blustery Friday afternoon on our home field. Our offense pressured Fallsburg throughout the game forcing their keeper to make over a dozen stops.

Fallsburg kept our defense of Aimar Ramirez, Wilson Gomez, Jose Barragan, and Michael Cuellar busy all day with their fast counter attack though the team provided strong pressure refusing to let them through. Eduardo Romero was exceptional in goal.

Saturday, October 19


Port Jervis @ Liberty
Port Jervis 42 Liberty 13

Kymanni Dennis: 16 rushes for 107 yards, 1 TD
Jah-Heam Mitchell: 1 TD receiving
Joe Robinson: 1 INT with a 70 yard return

Liberty record: 4-3

LES to host Fall Field Day on Oct. 31

Liberty Elementary School is hosting its very first fabulous, fun LES Fall Field Day on Thursday, Oct. 31!

The LES Fall Field Day will feature a hay maze, relay races, the great pumpkin roll, tasty fall snacks and many more fun fall activities! Students will attend the outdoor event by grade level.

Parents are welcome to join their child’s class. A schedule will be sent home to let parents know what time their child’s class will attend the field day.

The Fall Field Day takes the place of the former Halloween Parade. Costumes and character make-up are not permitted on the day of the Field Day.

The LES teachers and staff have planned a wonderful event where all our students can participate in the games and activities on the athletic field. Students should wear sneakers and dress appropriately for outdoor weather.

We are looking forward to a successful, first annual Fall Field Day and we hope to see you there!

The rain date for this event is Nov. 1.

¡La Escuela Elementaria de Liberty organizaron su primer fabuloso Día de Campo de Otoño el ueves 31 de octubre! La fecha de lluvia para este evento es el 1 de noviembre. Día de Campo de Otoño ocupa el lugar del antgue desfile Halloween. No se permiten disfraces ni maquillaje de personajes el día del Día de Campo.

LES contará con un laberinto de heno, carreras de relevos, el gran rollo de calabaza, deliciosos bocadillos de otoño y muchas más actividades divertidas de otoño. Los estudiantes asistirán al evento al aire libre por nivel de grado. Los padres pueden unirse a la clase de sus hijos. Se enviará un horario a casa para que los padres sepan a qué hora asistirá la clase de su hijo al día de campo.

Los maestros y el personal de LES han planeado un evento maravilloso donde todos nuestros estudiantes pueden participar en los juegos y actividades en el campo deportivo. Los estudiantes deben usar zapatillas de deporte y vestirse adecuadamente para el clima al aire libre.

¡Esperamos tener un exitoso primer Día de Campo de Otoño anual y esperamos verte allí!

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