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LIBERTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IS ALL REMOTE. In-person instruction resumes Jan. 27

LIBERTY MIDDLE SCHOOL IS ALL REMOTE. In-person instruction resumes Jan. 25

Free meals for kids, teens| COVID-19 | The 2020-21 School Year

Class of 2021 will meet remotely Jan. 25 to discuss Senior Trip

Members of the Class of 2021 is inviting their parents and guardians to a meeting to discuss this year’s Senior Trip.

Here’s how to attend:

Information about the trip itself as well as dates and deadlines will be shared at the meeting.

If  you are unable to attend the meeting but want to learn more, complete this Class of 2021 Senior Trip Form and class advisors will share the information with you after the meeting.

High School hosts Parent Empowerment Event Monday, Jan. 25

The Liberty High School Staff and Community Group is hosting a “Night of Empowerment for Our Parents” 5:50 p.m. Monday, Jan. 25.

This remote Zoom event is open to all Liberty parents. Guest speakers include Beth Poague, Catherine Griffin and Saira Ayala. A bilingual translator will also be in attendance.

To attend with Zoom

 

Liberty Elementary School staff member tests positive for COVID-19 | Last on campus Jan. 12

The district has learned that a Liberty Elementary School staff member has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual was last on campus Jan. 12.

Liberty Elementary has been on fully-remote instruction since Jan. 13, when the district received notification that several students had tested positive for COVID-19. The resulting mandated quarantine of teachers and staff made it impossible to adequately staff the building with substitutes.

The building has been deep cleaned and sanitized. In-person instruction at the elementary school is expected to resume Jan. 27.

Our thoughts are with the individuals who have tested positive and we wish them a speedy recovery. Privacy laws restrict the disclosure of personally identifiable information of anyone who has tested positive for the coronavirus.

Staff members and parents and guardians of students who may be at risk for exposure to COVID-19 are individually notified by a building principal, administrator or school nurse. Contact tracers from Sullivan County Public Health Services also reach out to people at risk for contracting the coronavirus and advise them of what steps to take.

For more information about our health and safety procedures please reach out to your building principal. Questions about COVID-19 should be directed to your healthcare provider or Sullivan County Public Health Services at 845-292-5910.

Sullivan BOCES hosts virtual CTEC info night

Sullivan County BOCES Career and Technical Education Center is hosting a virtual information night 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan., 21, and all Liberty High School sophomores are invited.

The event will offer information about CTEC’s program offerings for juniors and seniors, including:

  • Allied Health
  • Animal Science
  • Auto Body
  • Auto Tech
  • Broadcasting and Music Production
  • Construction
  • Cosmetology
  • Culinary
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Health Occupations
  • Innovative Design
  • Natural Resources
  • New Vision Health
  • Public Safety
  • Welding

Students can attend with Zoom. Here’s how:

For more information, Liberty students should email their counselor or stop by the Guidance Office.

BOE meets Tuesday, Jan. 19 | Public session begins at 6:30 p.m.

The Liberty Central School District Board of Education will  hold a remote meeting Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. The public can attend remotely with Zoom.

The School Board will enter into executive session at 5:30 p.m.  (Executive sessions are closed to the public.) The public session of the meeting is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m.

Members of the public who would like to address the board may do so via Zoom.

To participate in public comment please email Tania DeFrank, District Clerk of the Liberty Central School District BOE, prior to the meeting so you can be unmuted during that portion of the agenda.  You can also make your intent known during the meeting via the Zoom chat.

The meeting’s agenda will be available Monday, Jan. 18 at Board Docs.

Attend with Zoom

To join by phone

  • Dial 1-929-436-2866
  • Meeting ID: 940 0424 6059
  • Passcode: 4387644
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Elementary School all goes all remote | In-person instruction resumes Jan. 27 | Free student meals available for pick-up

Liberty Elementary School will be on fully remote instruction for two weeks. In person instruction is expected to resume Jan. 27. 

The district was notified this morning that a staff member and several students assigned to different learning pods and grades have tested positive for COVID-19. The decision to transition to remote instruction for two weeks was made out of an abundance of caution, and the school will be thoroughly cleaned and sanitized while students are learning from home.

Our thoughts are with the individuals who have tested positive and we wish them a speedy recovery. Privacy laws restrict the disclosure or confirmation of personally identifiable information of anyone who has tested positive for the coronavirus

Staff members and parents and guardians of students who may have been in close contact with an individual who has tested positive are individually notified by a building principal, administrator or school nurse. Contact tracers from Sullivan County Public Health Services also reach out to people at risk for contracting the coronavirus and advise them of what steps to take.

Please also be aware that:

  • Liberty Middle School is currently on remote instruction as a result of the required quarantine of several staff members and the inability to adequately staff the building with substitutes. In-person instruction is expected to resume Jan. 25.
  • Liberty High School remains open as scheduled.

The health and safety of our students and staff is always our first priority, and we will continue to keep you informed. Notifications about COVID-19 are posted on the district website and sent directly to Liberty staff and families. 

For more information about our health and safety procedures please contact your building principal. Questions about COVID-19, testing, and quarantine requirements should be directed to your healthcare provider or Sullivan County Public Health Services at 845-292-5910.

Free student meals available for pick-up

Students can still enjoy a nutritious breakfast and lunch even if their school building has transitioned to fully-remote learning. Free breakfast and lunch are available for pick-up 9 a.m. – 1 p.m to all children and teens at Liberty High School. Meals are available on all school days, excluding holidays.

Look for the grab-and-go table near the High School loading dock (near the basketball hoop.) All children 18 and under are eligible, no questions asked. Adults can pick up meals to bring home to their children, and older kids can pick up meals for their siblings at home.

The program is administered by the USDA and NYSED Child Nutrition Program at no cost to the district and was implemented to help ease food insecurity faced by families during the Coronavirus Pandemic.

Winter track starts Tuesday, January 19

Attention all track athletes! Winter track practice begins on Tuesday, January 19th. All practices and competitions will take place outdoors! Athletes should come dressed to practice outside no matter the temperature. Any boy or girl who is interested MUST sign up on Family ID by this Friday, January 15th. Our first meet is on January 30th on the TriValley track. If you have any questions contact Coach Bressler (boys) or Coach Simpson (girls).

Liberty High School staff member tests positive for COVID-19 | Not on campus since Dec. 23

The district learned today, Jan. 11, that a Liberty High School staff member has tested positive for COVID-19.The individual was last on campus on Dec. 23.

Privacy laws restrict the disclosure or confirmation of personally identifiable information and we cannot identify anyone who has tested positive for the coronavirus.

Staff members and parents and guardians of students who may have been in close contact with an individual who has tested positive for COVID-19 are individually notified by a building principal, administrator or school nurse. Contact tracers from Sullivan County Public Health Services also reach out to people at risk for contracting the coronavirus and advise them of what steps to take.

Our thoughts are with the individual who has tested positive and we wish them a speedy recovery.

The health and safety of our students and staff is always our first priority, and we will continue to keep you informed when a person of the school community tests positive for the COVID-19. Notifications are posted on the district website and sent directly to Liberty staff and families.

For more information about our health and safety procedures please contact your building principal. Any additional questions, including information about how to be tested for COVID-19 should be directed to your healthcare provider or Sullivan County Public Health Services at 845-292-5910.

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Liberty Middle School staff member tests positive for COVID-19

Today, Friday, Jan. 8, the district was notified that a Liberty Middle School staff member had tested positive for COVID-19. That individual was last on campus Tuesday, Jan. 5.

The middle school building is currently closed to students and all instruction is being delivered remotely. In-person instruction is expected to resume Monday, Jan. 25. The quarantine of multiple staffers has made it impossible to adequately staff the building with substitutes.

Privacy laws restrict the disclosure or confirmation of personally identifiable information and we cannot identify anyone who has tested positive for the coronavirus.

Staff members and parents and guardians of students who may have been in close contact with an individual who has tested positive for COVID-19 are individually notified by a building principal, administrator or school nurse. Contact tracers from Sullivan County Public Health Services also reach out to people at risk for contracting the coronavirus and advise them of what steps to take.

The health and safety of our students and staff is always our first priority, and we will continue to keep you informed when a person of the school community tests positive for the COVID-19. Notifications are posted on the district website and sent directly to Liberty staff and families. Our thoughts are with the individual who has tested positive and we wish them a speedy recovery.

For more information about our health and safety procedures please contact your building principal. Any additional questions, including information about how to be tested for COVID-19 should be directed to your healthcare provider or Sullivan County Public Health Services at 845-292-5910.

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