• A letter from our Superintendent of Schools was sent to District parents/guardians and staff in response to the Parkland, Fla. tragedy

    The letter, in English and Spanish, is attached to this announcement.

    Si ou bezwen enfòmasyon tradui an kreyòl,rele Jocelyne Abraham nan 353-7044.

    Si le hace falta información traducida en español, llame a Yesenia Polanco 353-7042.


  • A Letter from the Superintendent was emailed to parents/guardians RE: students' use of District-approved internet applications and webtools

    Nyack Public Schools utilizes certain internet-based applications (commonly referred to as "apps") and webtools to provide effective educational resources for students.  A list of District-approved apps and webtools, with the privacy policy for each, can be found on the District website  under Parent Resources > Bill of Rights > Information Regarding Other Applications & Webtools. 

    Please note that this listing will be updated throughout the year as apps and webtools are added or deleted, with District approval.

    The letter is attached here for your convenience in English, Spanish and Haitian Creole.

  • Rockland Read In - Friday, February 16, 2018

    Students are welcomed to wear pajamas or spirit wear!

    Liberty Elementary School
  • A District letter has been sent to Parents/Guardians with reminders and recommendations regarding the Flu Season

    Please see the attached letter from Leo Macias, Director of Special Education and Pupil Personnel Services, sent on Feb. 1st, 2018.

    Thank you for your attention to this important information.

  • Nyack Schools Launch a NEW early childhood literacy program to help babies learn and thrive in the first 3 years of life.

    The NYACK BASICS launched on January 8th, 2018.  Over 150 school community leaders, early childhood educators and county service providers joined together in Hilltop Auditorium to kick off this new initiative lead by Superintendent James Montesano and Assistant Superintendent Winsome Gregory. 

    The District welcomed Chancellor Betty Rosa, Regent Judy Johnson and Regent Luis Reyes from the NY State Department of Ed for a tour of the schools.  Founder of The Boston Basics and Harvard Economist Ron Ferguson lead the the day as keynote speaker. The District plans to implement The Nyack Basics and support a community-lead campaign to help ensure that all children read by the third grade.

  • Please take note of the FERPA form that was sent out to all District families in English, Spanish and Haitian Creole

  • 2016 - 2017 Universal Pre-K Parent Information Sessions- English

    (Please see Letters/Flyers sent home link for Spanish & French version)

    Liberty Elementary School

Welcome to Mrs. Philhower's Music Class!


Day 1

5 Mrsich / Hirsch


3 Perry

K Rosado

1 Pacheco

2 Madden

Day 2

5 Silber

4 Sanabria

3 Cruz

K Smith

1 Napiorski

2 Doherty

Day 3


4 White

3 Barnes

K Hudock

1 Javenes

2 Skrypack

Day 4

5 Frank

4 Gabriele

3 Rhee

K Jones

1 Caldas

2 Schwarz


Important Dates

  • K-2 Winter Concert: Tuesday, December 19, 2017,  9:30 am, at Liberty
  • 3-5 Winter Concert: Thursday, January 11, 2018, 7:00 pm, at Nyack High School
  • 4th Grade Chorus Day: Wednesday, March 28, 2018, during the school day, at Nyack High School
  • Liberty Talent Show: Friday, April 20, 2018, 7:00 pm, at Liberty
  • 3rd Grade Spring Concert: Monday, May 21, 2018, 9:30 am, at Liberty
  • 5th Grade Bridges: Friday, June 1, 2018, all day at Nyack Middle School
  • 4-5 Spring Concert: Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 7:00 pm, at Nyack High School
  • K-2 Spring Concert: Thursday, June 14, 2018, 9:30 am, at Liberty
  • 5th Grade Moving Up: Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 9:30 am, at Liberty

Contact Information

Mrs. Elaine Philhower

Room 1

(845)353-7165 #1060 Voice Mail  

(845)353-7240 Liberty Main Office

Music First Junior Link!

Click Here to access Liberty's Music First Junior Link

Student Directions:

How to access your MusicFirst Page:

Your user name is your LastnameFirstname (no comma's, no spaces, no hyphen's) for example ObamaBarack

Our school password is libertymusic