After school buses now available every school day

Students can now stay after school for athletics, extra help, clubs and extra-curricular activities any day of the school week and get a ride home on a district school bus. 

The Liberty Central School District Board of Education recently approved after school busing for every school day. There are now two late school buses; one at 4 p.m. and another at 6 p.m.

The late buses will stop at the Elementary School on North Main Street and will then collect students at the Middle/High School campus on Buckley Street.

The additional bus runs will enable even more Liberty students to take part in the district’s many athletics and after-school programs. The late buses have been available to students since the first day of school, which was Sept. 5.

Sports Roundup (Week of September 8)

Monday, September 9

Volleyball

Fallsburg @ Liberty

Liberty won 3-0 

Liberty…..25…..25…..25
Fallsburg 18…..16…..20

Liberty  record – Overall 1-1  League 0-1
Montana Papcharalambous  8 service points,  9 kills, 5 assists
Sophia Medina  14 service points,   6 assists, 3 kills
Brianna Roth  8 kills, 8 assists

Girls Tennis

Liberty @ TriValley (Fallsburg HS)

No information supplied by coach.

Tuesday, September 10

Girls Soccer

Monticello @ Liberty
Liberty 2 Monticello 2

Liberty goals: Yamileth Romero, Sydneigh Fleischman
Liberty assists: Brooke Nichols, Nicole Connal
Liberty keeper: Jennifer Reyes 7 saves

Team Record: 1-0-0 league, 2-0-1 overall

While Liberty dominated possession, Monticello was able to take advantage of a moment of disorganization

Wednesday, September 11

Volleyball

Goshen @ Liberty

Goshen won 3-0 

Liberty 15…..24…..10
Goshen 25…..26….25

Liberty  record – Overall 1-2  League 0-2
Montana Papacharalambous   6 Kills, 3  Aces,   4 Digs
Brooke Roth  3 Kills, 3 Blocks 3
Sophia Median 7 Assists  9 Service points

Boys Soccer

Liberty @ Burke

Burke won 6-3 

Liberty  record – Overall 0-1  League 0-1

Liberty goals: Liam Henry 3
Liberty assists: Jose Barragan; Chase Racette; Owen Siegel
Liberty saves: Eduardo Romero 7

Thursday, September 12

Girls Soccer

Liberty @ Burke
Liberty 2 Burke 1

Liberty goals: Brooke Nichols, Arianna Nieves
Liberty assists: Corrine Hellerer, Cheselyn  Hanofee
Liberty saves: Jennifer Reyes 5
Team record: 2-0-0 league, 3-0-1 overall
Liberty scored both goals in the last seven minutes of the match; first getting the tie when Brooke deflected Corrine’s corner kick.  Two minutes later Cheselyn sent a cross in front of the face of the goal and Arianne charged the far post for the game winner.
This team’s fitness and drive to succeed gets results in the 80th minute.

Friday, September 13

Girls Tennis

Liberty @ Burke (Orange Hollow)
Burke 7 Liberty 0

Singles: Madelyn St. Amand (B) d. Lydi Gonzoles 6-1 6-1; Angelika Rakwal (B) d. Belvinia Garcia 6-0, 6-0; Anya Salters (B) d. Nicole Bleis 6-0, 6-0; Brenna Costello (B) d. Madison Green 6-0, 6-0

Doubles: Katiana Dubuisson-Marin MacDougall (B) d. Daylene Garson-Leah Fitzgerald 6-0, 6-0; Kerri Weeks-Tiffanie Descardes (B) d. Julia Johnston-Paola Ponce 6-2, 6-2; Caileigh Costello-Jackie Costello (B) won by forfeit

Boys Soccer

Liberty @ Fallsburg

Liberty 4 Fallsburg 0

Liberty goals: Liam Henry 2; Raul Romeo; Mike Cellar
Liberty assists: Owen Siegel 2; Chase Racette
Liberty saves: Eduardo Romero 4

Football

Liberty @ Chester

No information supplied by coach.

Modified Sports start Thursday, Sept. 5

All modified sports begin on the first day of school. Athletes should be registered and approved on Family ID so that they may begin practice. Approved status means that a current athletic participation Pascal must be on file with Mrs. Kavleski, the middle school nurse. Athletes should also bring a signed copy of the athletic handbook form.

Liberty Pride!

Sports Roundup (Week of September 1)

Tuesday, September 3

Girls Soccer

Liberty @ Sullivan West
Liberty 3 SW 2

Liberty goals: Ally Roth (2), Brooke Nichols
Liberty Assists: Sydneigh Fleischmnan 3
Liberty keeper: Jennifer Reyes 2 saves

Our defensive chemistry is building as we bring in new defensive players this season. Sullivan West was a tough opponent, but we were able to keep our organization through hard work. Overall, our success will build as we learn to work together as a team with the new players we brought on board this season.- Coach Ramos

Team record: 1 – 0 – 0 overall

Wednesday, September 4

Girls Tennis

Minisink Valley @ Liberty

No information supplied by coach.

Friday, September 6

Girls Soccer

Fallsburg @ Liberty
Liberty 9 Fallsburg 0

Liberty Goal Keeper Jennifer Reyes 1 save
Liberty goals:  Sydneigh Fleishman (2), Ally Roth (2), Ana Barragan, Kassidy DeGroat,  Nichole Connal, Brooke Nichols, Cheselyn Hanofee,
Team chemistry is building as we begin our season with two wins against local teams. Today’s victory was important as it was a league match.  [Liberty Coach – Anne Ramos]
Team Records
Liberty 2-0-0 overall, 1-0-0 league
Fallsburg 0-1-0 overall,  0-1–0 league

Volleyball

Port Jervis @ Liberty

No information supplied by coach.

Saturday, September 7

Football

Rondout Valley @ Liberty

No information supplied by coach.

Varsity, JV sports start Monday, Aug. 19

All Varsity and JV sports begin on Monday. Athletes should be registered and approved on Family ID so that they may begin practice. Approved status means that a current athletic participation Pascal must be on file with Mrs. Shortall, the high school nurse. Athletes should also bring a signed copy of the athletic handbook form.

Here is the schedule for practices for the first week:

Football: Monday to Friday from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the High School
Boys Soccer: Monday to Friday from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the High School
Girls Soccer: Monday to Friday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Elementary School
Girls Tennis: Monday to Friday from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on the High School tennis courts
Cross Country: Monday to Friday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the High School
Volleyball: Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the High School

Liberty Pride!

Athletes register using Family ID, help available

If you need assistance with Family ID, support will be provided on August 15, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in room 313 of the high school. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to come to our support opportunity or to call Mr. Bianco, the athletic director, at 292-5400 extension 2013. You may also e-mail Mr. Bianco at pbianco@libertyk12.org.

We are excited to announce that we are continuing to offer the convenience of online athletic registration through FamilyID (www.familyid.com).  FamilyID is a secure registration platform that provides you with an easy, user-friendly way to register for our athletic programs, and helps us to be more administratively efficient and environmentally responsible.  When you register through FamilyID, the system keeps track of your information in your FamilyID profile. You enter your information only once for each family member, for multiple uses and multiple programs.

BEFORE YOU REGISTER:

All student-athletes must have a current physician’s physical on file with the health office to participate in sports. 

If your student athlete’s physical is expired, you may submit a new one to the health office by taking a picture or scanning a copy and uploading it to the FamilyID form. You may also hand in a hard copy to the appropriate school health office. 

REGISTRATION PROCESS: 

Junior Varsity and Varsity Sports:

  • Registration for Junior Varsity and Varsity Fall Sports opens on July 19, 2019.
  • The Junior Varsity and Varsity Fall sports season begins on August 19, 2019.

Modified Sports:

  • Registration for Modified Fall Sports opens on August 5, 2019. 
  • The Modified Fall sports season begins on September 5, 2019.

If you already have an account you may use the information you submitted in previous seasons to save time with future registrations. Please use the following steps:

  1. Click on the Current Season registration form on your school’s Family ID Landing page.    https://www.familyid.com/liberty-central-school-district-athletics
  2. Login using the email address and password you created previously (do not create a new account).
  3. Choose the sport.
  4. Click on “Add Participant Below or Click to Select” and pick your child’s name.
  5. Update health and demographic information, if necessary.
  6. Sign-off on seasonal agreements.
  7. Save  and Submit.

Follow these steps to create an account for the first time.:

  1. To find your program, click on the link provided by the Organization above and select the registration form under the word Programs.
  2. Next click on the green Register Now button and scroll, if necessary, to the Create Account/Log In green buttons. If this is your first time using FamilyID, click Create Account. Click Log In, if you already have a FamilyID account.
  3. Create your secure FamilyID account by entering the account owner’s First and Last names (parent/guardian), email address and password. Select I Agree to the FamilyID Terms of Service. Click Create Account.
  4. You will receive an email with a link to activate your new account. (If you don’t see the email, check your email filters (spam, junk, etc.).
  5. Click on the link in your activation email, which will log you into FamilyID.com.
  6. Once in the registration form, complete the information requested. All fields with a red * are required to have an answer.
  7. Click the Continue button when your form is complete.
  8. Review your registration summary.
  9. Click the green Submit button. After selecting ‘Submit’, the registration will be complete. You will receive a completion email from FamilyID confirming your registration.

If you need assistance with registration, contact FamilyID at support@familyid.com or 888-800-5583 extension 1.  Support is available 7 days per week and messages will be returned promptly. In addition, if you require computer access or need assistance, please call, or make an appointment with the Main Office in the High School at 845-292-5400, extension 2005 or the Main Office in the Middle School at 845-292-5400 extension 230. 

New Athletic Director appointed

A man in a white shirt stands in front of red bleachers
Peter Bianco, Liberty’s new Athletic Director.

On Tuesday, July 30, the Board of Education appointed a new Athletic Director, Peter Bianco. Mr. Bianco will serve the Liberty Central School District as the Athletic Director, a physical education teacher and the Director of Physical Education and Health.

Mr. Bianco spent the last five years at York Prep in Manhattan as the Athletic Director, head of the Physical Education Department, a teacher and a coach. He was appointed the President of the Independent Schools Athletic League in 2017. Mr. Bianco is also Certified Athletic Administrator through the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association.

Mr. Bianco’s love for athletics drove him to seek employment in the field after college. He worked his way up the ranks at the Parisi Speed School, where he eventually became the training director. Later, he accepted a position at the East Harlem School at Exodus House as the Athletic Director, a physical education teacher, and a coach for soccer, basketball, and lacrosse. He is also certified by the American Sport Education Program as a Youth Coach and is a member of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

He conducted his undergraduate studies at Springfield College where he obtained a degree in Physical Education with a minor in Athletic Coaching. He also played on the men’s soccer team. His passion for athletics resulted in his obtaining a Master’s degree in Athletic Administration from Ohio University.

Peter and his wife Meagan live in Highland, NY. They are the proud parents of a son, Luke, born in December 2018. He likes to spend his free time cooking, playing golf and attending sporting events.

Sports Roundup (Week of May 19)

Monday, May 20

Baseball

Liberty @ Burke

Liberty forfeited due to lack of players.

Tuesday, May 21

Baseball

Fallsburg @ Liberty Game 1

No information supplied by coach.

Fallsburg @ Liberty Game 2

No information supplied by coach.

Girls Golf

Roscoe 163 Liberty 170
Liberty 170 Fallsburg 171.

Wednesday, May 22

Baseball

Chester @ Liberty

No information supplied by coach.

Thursday, May 23

Boys Spring Track

The Liberty Boys Spring Track team traveled to Middletown to compete in the Section XI Class C Meet. The team placed sixth out of 12 teams

Leading the way for the Indians was Ashton Barrett who placed second in the triple jump and third in long jump. Miguel Campos-Castro was third in the 800 and fifth in the 1600. Rayshawn Reynolds was fifth in high jump. John Nolan was sixth in the 110 hurdles. Jake Lesczynski placed sixth in the 400 hurdles.

Friday,  May 24

Saturday, May 25

Three sports and AP classes no sweat for Fleischman

When Jerikah Fleischman arrives at Binghamton University this fall, she’ll be a few credits shy of entering college as a sophomore.

She ranks fifth in her class at Liberty High School with a 98.1 grade-point average despite a demanding, accelerated schedule and is a standout in soccer, indoor track and softball.

Jerikah was recently featured in the Times Herald Record. Read the full story here. 

 

Sports Roundup (Week of May 5)

Monday, May 6

Softball

Liberty 15, Burke 9

The Lady Indians scored a huge divisional win in a game against Burke played at “The Yard” in Warwick.  Liberty held a 9-1 lead until Burke tied it in the bottom of the 6th at 9-9. The resilient Lady Indians scored 6 runs in the top of the 7th spurred by a 2-run double by Gabby Magie giving Liberty a 15-9 win. Kelsey Morgans had a bases clearing triple in the second inning to go along with two singles and three runs scored.  Yanira Wilson scored three times in her Varsity debut. Brooke Nichols also scored three times while Jerikah Fleischman drove in 5 runs.
The team’s record improves to 3-1 in the division and 7-4 overall.

Boys Tennis

Liberty vs. Monticello

No information supplied by coach.

Boys Golf

Liberty vs Sulivan West @ Villa Roma

No information supplied by coach.

Tuesday, April 30

Boys Golf

Liberty vs Roscoe @ ?

No information supplied by coach.

Wednesday, May 8

Baseball

Liberty vs Eldred @ Hall of Fame

No information supplied by coach.

Boys Spring Track

The Liberty Boys Spring Track team traveled to Monticello for a league meet. Liberty lost to a very deep and talented team but several Indians had good performances.

Lucas Carrion won the long jump with Kymanni Denis placing second. Jake Lesczynski won the pole vault improving his personal best by 2 feet! Jake was also third in the 400 hurdles. Troy Willis took second in 100, 200 and 400. Rayshawn Reynolds was second in high jump and third in the 100. Miguel Campos was second in the 800 and third in the 1600. Jose Luna was second in triple jump improving his season’s best by almost two feet! Francisco Miguel was second in shot put and third in discus. Rich Jandik was second in discus and third in shot put. John Nolan was third in the 110 high hurdles. Wayne Kratz was third in the 400.

Girls Spring Track

The Girls Varsity Track team produced some excellent results in their dual meet at Monticello.

Alyssa Kavleski won the 100 and 200. Brooke Roth won triple jump and was second in 100 hurdles and long jump. Brianna Roth won pole vault and was second in 400 hurdles, triple jump, and high jump. Ally Roth was second in the 1500 and the 800 and 3rd in high jump. Eleisha Graves was second in shot put and discus. Chloe Ricco was 3rd in the 400 and Alexandra Riley was 3rd in the 3000.

Many girls set personal bests in the meet.

Softball

Liberty 14, O’Neill 5

Gabby Magie’s grand slam in the bottom of the 6th inning helped to break open what was a tie game and key a 9-run inning as Liberty went on to defeat O’Neill in an OCIAA Division IV game.  With the win, Liberty (4-1 division, 8-4 overall) clinched a sectional birth.  Gabby went 4-4 with 6 runs batted in.  Brooke Nichols had 2 singles, 3 walks and 4 runs scored out of the lead-off spot.  Kelsey Morgans had a bases clearing triple to go along with 3 runs scored while Jerikah Fleischman had 2 hits and 2 runs driven in.

Boys Golf

LIberty 276 Sullivan West 296 TriValley 300

The Boys Golf clinched the league championship beating Sullivan West and Tri-Valley. Gavin Racette led the way with a 48.  The Indians captured the league championship and ended their league season UNDEFEATED! 

Girls Golf

Sullivan West 161 TriValley 189 Liberty 189

The Girls Golf team participated in a match at the Villa Roma on a par 35 course. Liberty lost to TV in a tiebreaker. Corrine Hellerer shot a team low 52. Emma Dworesky came in with a score of 67. Emily Lutz shot a 70.

Baseball

Liberty vs. O’Neill @ O’Neill

No information supplied by coach.

Boys Tennis

Liberty vs. Cornwall @ Cornwall

No information supplied by coach.

Thursday, May 9

Softball

Liberty 20  Fallsburg 2

Liberty used a 10-run inning to spur the Indians to a 20-2 victory over Fallsburg at Liberty.  Kelsey Morgans went 2-2 with a HR, single and 3 RBI to help lead the offense.  Katy Decker and Rebecca Philips each had a double.  Brooke Nichols and Kylie Bachman each had 3 runs scored. Liberty improves to 5-1 (Div IV) and 9-4 overall.

Girls Golf

Fallsburg 172 Liberty 178

The Girls Golf team participated in a match at home at the Swan Lake CC on a par 36 course. Corrine Hellerer shot a team low 49. Emma Dworesky came in with a score of 63 scoring a birdie on the 11th hole. Emily Lutz shot a 66 which was her best round of the year.

Friday,  May 10

Saturday, May 11

 

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