Message from the Principal : Mrs. Ellen Rechenberger
Dear Liberty Families,
The fun and learning continues at Liberty as our school year draws to a close. On June 6th, we are welcoming our new kindergarteners. The children will visit classrooms, enjoy a sing-along with Michael Mark and take a short bus ride. We look forward to meeting our new Liberty family members.
We are looking forward to our Spring Concerts. We thank Mrs. Philhower, Ms. Johnson and Ms. Winze for all their hard work with our students this year. Our Grades 4 & 5 Concert is on Wednesday, June 5 at 7pm at Nyack High School. Our Grade 3 Concert is Monday, June 10 at 9:30 at Liberty. Our Kindergarten End of the Year Celebration is Thursday, June 13 at 9:30 at Liberty. Please join us!
The FUN RUN sponsored by Liberty’s PTA will be on Friday, June 7th and the raindate is June 14th.
As the weather gets warmer, please make sure your child is appropriately dressed for school. Sandals without straps on the back are not safe. Please refer to the Code of Conduct’s dress code or please call the Liberty office if you have questions. We appreciate your cooperation!!!
Our fifth graders will begin their journey to the Middle School on Tuesday, June 11 as they celebrate Bridges. Please note the date has been changed from the district calendar date.
June 24th: Dismissal at 11:45
June 25th: Dismissal at 11:45
June 26th: Dismissal at 10am – LAST DAY OF SCHOOL
On June 25th, our fifth graders will have their Moving Up Ceremony at Liberty at 9:30am. We wish them continued success at the Middle School.
Student supply lists for September will be posted during the summer on our website. Families will be notified of bus information and class placements for the 2019-2020 school year during the third week in August.
Thank you to all our families that have made our school year a success. Thank you for sharing your children with us. I wish all of our students and their families a safe and restful summer. Keep reading!!!
See you in September.
Mrs. Ellen M. Rechenberger
Spotlight on Liberty
- Main Office: 353 - 7240
- Main Office Fax: 353-7243
- Family Resource Center: 353 - 7247
- Nurse: 353 -7250
Student Hours: 8:50am - 3:20pm
- A late pass must be obtained in the main office after 8:50am.
Need to Know
LIBERTY’S IMPORTANT REMINDERS: SCHOOL BEGINS: School will begin for Grades K-5 on Wednesday September 5th. Classes begin promptly at 8:50 and dismissal begins at 3:15. It will be a full day for all K-5 students. Kindergarteners should go to their classroom and students in Grades 1-5 should go to the Gym upon arriving at school. Students who arrive after 8:50 must stop at the office for a late pass. Please make every effort to make sure your child arrives on time.ATTENDANCE: If your child is ill and cannot attend school, please call Mrs. Fredericks (our nurse) at 353-7250 and leave a message. Please leave your child’s full name, class and reason for the absence. When your child returns to school, a written note is required.
BREAKFAST/LUNCH: Breakfast is available for students each morning from 8:20 to 8:45 and costs $1.00. Those students should report to the cafeteria upon arrival. Lunch is available each day for students to purchase and the cost is $2.35. A menu will be sent home the beginning of each month and is on the website. Meal accounts can be prepaid weekly or monthly for your convenience through MyPaymentPlus.com (online payment plan).
DISMISSAL: For the safety of children, parents and staff, please follow our dismissal guidelines. Dismissal will begin at 3:15 each day.
WALKERS: These students will be called to be dismissed. If you are accompanying your child home, please wait by the flag pole at the main entrance.
BUS RIDERS: Bus numbers will be announced as the bus arrives. When the bus arrives, an adult will escort the children to the bus circle. Kindergarteners will be assigned “bus buddies” by their teachers to help them with bus procedures. An adult must be at the bus stop to meet Kindergarten students.
CAR RIDERS: Students whose parents will be picking them up by car will meet in the Gym. For everyone’s safety, these students will be dismissed when the buses have left the school grounds, which is approximately 3:25. Drivers should remain in their vehicles and pull up to the curb in the circle and their child will be escorted to the vehicle. Please do not park in the circle.
**** If your child has a change in dismissal plans, a note must be sent to the classroom teacher who will alert the office. It would be appreciated if phone calls were not made for this purpose unless of an emergency.