SCHEDULE ALERT | LIBERTY SCHOOLS ARE ALL REMOTE MARCH 10 and MARCH 11

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

Help LCSD plan the 2021-22 school year | Join the Post-Pandemic Team

The district is seeking volunteers to help us plan the 2021-22 school year.

It’s still too early to make predictions, but we are hopeful that by September 2021, updated CDC and NYS Public Health guidelines may allow the district to bring more students into our school buildings and that more extracurricular activities and events may resume.

That’s why we’re asking parents, students, Board of Education members, community members, LCSD teachers and staff, and representatives of Liberty’s community groups to join us as we prepare to welcome more students back into our schools. The Post-Pandemic Team will meet several times, with meetings held during the day and in the evenings.

If you are interested in joining the team, please fill out the Post-Pandemic Team Interest Form and help Liberty plan for a great new school year!

Please help us make Liberty an even greater place to learn | Take this confidential survey

The Liberty Central School District is committed to providing your children with a high-quality education, embracing changes that meet their diverse needs, and forging strong relationships with our community. It’s important work, and your involvement is critical.

That’s why we’re once again asking parents and guardians of Liberty students to participate in our Diagnostic Tool for School and District Effectiveness (DTSDE) Survey, which is open Feb. 23 through March 12, 2021.

 Survey questions address school leadership, curriculum, instruction, social-emotional learning, and parent and community engagement. It’s a great opportunity to have a community-wide conversation about how we can provide all students with the skills and support they need.

Parents and guardians will receive an email invitation and survey link, and you can take the survey on any computer, tablet or smartphone. You may also take the DTSDE Survey here. Paper surveys in English and Spanish are available in the front offices of all LCSD schools.

 The district is partnering with K12 Insights, an independent research firm, to administer the survey and compile results. All responses are confidential and no one from the district will know who participates or how they respond, so please be candid. Teachers and students in grades 3-12 will also take the survey.

By working together, know we can prepare every student for success. Thank you for your continued support of the district and our students.

 

Boys BB bows to Chester

Boys Basketball

Liberty 23 Cester 58

Liberty…..15..11…12….5….23
Chester…..3….8….5….7….58

Playing two games back to back is never easy. On Friday, February 26, the Indians hoped to avenge a loss to Chester earlier in the season but were instead overwhelmed by the Hambletonians  58 to 23. Liberty had trouble scoring against Chester and Chester took advantage at the offensive end.

Boys BB hangs on to beat Sullivan West

Boys Basketball

Liberty 43 Sullivan West 38

Liberty…………..15..11…12….5….43
Sullivan West..10….1….8..19….49

The Liberty boys basketball team defeated Sullivan West at home 43 to 38. Liberty held a 26 to 11 half time lead which they extended to 38 to 20 by the end of the third quarter. Sullivan West came roaring back in the fourth quarter to outscore the Indians 19 to 5 but Liberty held the lead to win the game. Junior forward Nasir Gibbs had a game-high 19 points but 12 o0f these were in the first quarter. Sophomore guard Rayshawn Reynolds was also in double digits scoring 13 points.

Girls Who Code offers free 2-week virtual summer immersion program

Girls Who Code, a non-profit with a mission to close the gender gap in technology, is offering a free Virtual Summer Immersion Program to Liberty High School high students.

Participants will learn computer science skill, get an inside look into the tech field, and join a supportive lifelong sisterhood — all while being virtually hosted by influential companies like Twitter, AT&T, Bank of America, Walmart and more.

The Summer Immersion Program is 100 percent free and need-based stipends of up to $300 are available for those who qualify. Low tech? No tech? No problem! It is open to all girls and non-binary students who are currently in grades 9-11.

Apply to the Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program here before the March 19 deadline. You can learn more on the Girls Who Code website or by joining a webinar about the program.

Girls BB crushes Fallsburg

Girls Basketball

Liberty 60 Fallsburg 11

On Thursday, February 25, the Varsity Girls Basketball team defeated Fallsburg 60-11. Everyone on the team scored and had their best games of the season. Ally Roth led the way for Liberty with the first triple-double of her career. She had 26 points, 10 steals, and 10 rebounds.  Angelina Rodriguez, Yanira Wilson, and Yanire Wilson dominated the boards with a combined 40 rebounds.

This was the last game for the team that finished 2-2 for the season. Coach Fuentes and Coach Murphy said “We want to thank the seniors on behalf of the entire team. You have been great role models and have meant so much to our team. We are going to miss all of you next season!”

Student Meal Survey | Did you know free student grab-and-go meals are available?

Did you know that free student meals are available to all children in the Liberty community age 18 and under?

Please fill out this Food Delivery Survey to help the district make sure everyone who wants the free meals is able to receive them.

Meals are available 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. on all school days, including all-remote days. The program is administered by the USDA and NYSED Child Nutrition Program at no cost to the Liberty Central School District and was implemented to help ease food insecurity faced by families during the Coronavirus Pandemic.

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.

Be Ready for Fall Sports on Monday, March 1

Fall sports including Football, Soccer, Volleyball and Girls Tennis will begin practice on Monday, March 1. Contact your coach for more information.

All athletes must register on Family ID and have a current sports physical. Athletes who are unable to get a physical may have their parents fill out the Interval Health Exam Form For Athletics. This form should be filled out, printed, signed and returned to the school nurse

Girls BB drops one to Livingston Manor

Girls Basketball

Liberty 33 Livingston Manor 52

On Tuesday, February 23, the Liberty girls basketball team traveled to Livingston Manor to play the Lady Wildcats. Liberty came up on the short end of a 33-52 score. Alyssa Kavleski scored 10 points for the Lady Indians.

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