Message from the Principal

  Dear Liberty Families,

We look forward to the welcoming back of students to five day a week learning. Just a few reminders as we begin this final part of the school year. Now more than ever we need your help, support and cooperation to make this a safe experience for your children.  Please see below for some reminders: 


Prior to School

  • Text Message: Reminding Parents to fill out their child’s COVID Screener. Parents are responsible to fill out the screener.


Arrival to School: Students will line up outside distanced. 

  • Grades K, 1 and 2: Doors will open at 8:45 a.m. We will take the temperature of every student walking through the door. If the sibling of a K, 1st and 2nd grade student is in grades 3rd, 4th or 5th they may of course enter at 8:45 a.m.
  • Grades 3, 4 and 5: Doors will open at 9:00 a.m. and the students will report directly to their classrooms/first period. Please do not come early, as it will cause traffic issues in our drop off lane.

Dismissal Plan: The purpose of the staggered dismissal plan is to clear the school in phases. We are dismissing Kindergarten and Walkers first so the campus is cleared as soon as possible.   

  • Kindergarten will dismiss at 2:45 p.m.
  • Grade 1-5 Walkers will dismiss at 2:50 p.m.
  • Grades 1-5 Car Riders will dismiss at 2:55 p.m.
  • Bus Students will dismiss at 3:15 p.m.



  • Lunch will be served each day. Students will be separated by class and both lunch and recess for safety reasons.


  • Students on buses that cannot socially distance will sit side by side with their mask and a face shield on.


Remote Learning 

  • Remote Expectations: All virtual students will be provided with a schedule and will be expected to be prompt and prepared for class.  They will be expected to adhere to their daily schedule. Teachers will have a morning and afternoon check in with the virtual students.  They will continue to provide instruction using zoom and independent assignments that the students will be expected to complete each day.

Attendance Policy:

  • As a result of 5 day in person instruction the following procedures will be implemented: If a child is not present in school they will be marked absent:
  • Now that students are in-person 5 days a week, if a child is absent, they may not zoom into the classroom. This is no longer an option.  We will be adhering to Pre-Covid attendance procedures.  All excused absences will require parent phone call or email. The only exception to the above procedures is if a child is under DOH quarantine or COVID related illness. If a child is under DOH quarantine due to exposure the following will occur:
  • Work will be provided and the child will be able to zoom into classes for the length of the quarantine
  • Materials can be picked up at school or may be electronically distributed by email.


Wishing you all a wonderful day and weekend ahead. 




Mrs. Ellen Rechenberger

Liberty Elementary School 

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