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  • Liberty Elementary School Eagle Info:

    January 11, 2019

                                                                                                                                                              

    RECOGNITIONS: 

    Thank you to our students and families for maintaining attendance rates in the 90s!  The overall percentages can be better so we look forward to improving this semester.  Percentages by grade level include:  Discovery Academy – 94.5, Kindergarten – 93.3, First Grade – 97.1, Second Grade – 96.8, Third Grade – 97.5, Fourth Grade – 96.3, Fifth Grade – 96.7.  Our overall campus attendance percentage for the third six weeks is 96.4!

    Congratulations to fifth grade student Izma Fias on being named an art winner in the annual LISD Martin Luther King, Jr. contest.  She will be recognized in the district wide ceremony Monday, January 21, at 6:00pm in Sigler Auditorium at Marcus High School!  The celebration is free and open to the public.  

     

    NOTIFICATION

    NEW 2018-2019 Attendance Policy:  The district will accept no more than eight (8) parent/guardian notes in a school year to excuse an illness, personal, or pre-approved absence. No more than six (6) notes may be used in a semester. Any additional absences will require a note from a health care provider or documentation of an absence exempt from compulsory attendance, in order to be excused.

     

    ACTION INFORMATION: 

    If you have a student who can sing, dance, or perform in another way and would like to be a part of the LISD Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, please contact Ashish Puri directly at ashishnpuri@yahoo.com.

    PTA will be covering lunch for the teachers on Thursday, January 17, while the teachers enjoy a luncheon together.  Thirty-minute time slots available for all grade levels including Discovery Academy. Please help and signup today!  January Lunch Coverage Sign Up

    Liberty PTA Members are welcomed to provide a recommendation(s) for the PTA Honorary Lifetime Membership Awards. Our Liberty recipients will be recognized by LISD Council PTA at a banquet held in February.  These awards recognize an individual who is:  *Making or has made a worthwhile contribution to the well-being of children and whose service hours have enriched the learning experience for Liberty Elementary School.  *A positive role model showing respect for the entire Liberty Elementary School campus including all faculty/staff members, administrators, parents, students etc.  If the nominee recommendation is a community leader member, the nominee must have made a significant contribution (not necessarily financial) that has been beneficial to the entire school. Please send an email to: srpowell96@verizon,net by Friday, January 18, with your recommendation(s) and brief comments that speak to the criteria above for the review of the Membership Nominating Committee.

    Liberty continues to offer our families many after school district vendor approved activities.  Informational fliers for each are attached to this callout and/or distributed through the Eagle Folder.

     

    EVENTS: 

    2019-2020 Discovery Academy applications for new students open online Friday, January 11.

    The Belles will perform at the FMHS boys basketball games at the Activity Center Friday, January 11, at 7:30pm.

    The Liberty student art display at Point Bank Flower Mound closes Saturday, January 12.

    The Liberty Student Council will be collecting new and gently used winter hats, gloves and scarves in all sizes for the charity Kyle's Place - Journey to Dream. Donation/collection boxes will be on campus for one week only from Monday, January 14 through Friday, January 18. Kyle's Place is a local non-profit charity based in Lewisville and provides programs and resources for homeless youth working towards independence. Please help share the warmth for children in need this winter season by sending in hats, gloves and scarves! 

    Liberty will host the Flower Mound Feeder Pattern Spelling Bee on Tuesday, January 15, starting at 8:00am.

    Third grade will take a field trip to the Crayola Experience from 8:45am to 2:00pm Tuesday, January 15.

    The Liberty Belles family meeting will be held Tuesday, January 15, at 5:30pm in the PTA Workroom.

    The LISD Fifth Grade Honor Choir parent/guardian meeting will be at 6:30pm Tuesday, January 15.

    Shadow Ridge Middle School is hosting an open house for families zoned or transferring there next school year for sixth grade at 6:30pm Tuesday, January 15.

    McKamy and Shadow Ridge counselors will visit with Liberty fifth grade students at 8:00am Wednesday, January 16. 

    We will conduct a CPR/AED drill during the school day Wednesday, January 16.

    Sun Salutation will take place during physical education classes Wednesday, January 16, through Friday, January 18.

    Our annual Liberty fourth and fifth grades geography bee will be held Thursday, January 17, in the cafeteria starting at 8:00am.

    Purchase your tickets now at fmhstheatre.net for the FMHS production of “Mamma Mia” at 7:00pm Thursday through Saturday, January 17 through 19; Saturday at 2:00pm and Sunday, January 20 at 2:30pm. 

    Friday, January 19, spirit day will be a Jaguar Day with everyone encouraged to wear FMHS spirit clothing.

    There will be no school Monday, January 21, in recognition of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

    Liberty will host a district informational meeting for the 2019-2020 Discovery Academy program from 5:30pm to 6:30pm Tuesday, January 22.

    The Liberty Eagle Choir begins second semester rehearsals from 3:00pm to 4:00pm each Wednesday on January 23.

    The next Tea Time with Tim sessions will be Thursday, January 24, 9:00am to 10:30am and 6:00pm to 7:30pm with our guest presenter being school counselor Marinell Clark.  Please complete and return the attached RSVP.

    PTA provided birthday treats and monthly celebration will be held during the lunch shifts Thursday, January 24.  

    The Friday, January 25, spirit day will be Flashback Day with everyone invited to wear items from the 20th century decades.  This will also be the 100th Day of School! 

    The Building Leadership Team will meet Monday, January 28, at 3:15pm in room 502.

    Student Council will meet once again Tuesday, January 29, starting at 3:00pm.  Members should wear their polo shirts.

     

    GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

    The January Nurses Notes newsletter is available here:  https://www.smore.com/y7jcx

    Now is a great time for students to work on and submit entries for the 2018 LISD Student Film Fest, Reel Voices.  An informational flier is attached to this callout.

    As always, your positive support, involvement, and feedback are greatly appreciated.  Have a great week!

    To accommodate the FMHS Feeder Spelling Bee on Tuesday, January 15, we will follow this Amended Regular Daily Schedule:

    Grade Level

    Spelling Bee

    Enrichment

    Lunch

    Recess

    Discovery/Kindergarten

    NA

    12:10-1:00

    11:00-11:30

    11:30-12:00

    First Grade

    NA

    1:05-1:55

    11:00-11:30

    11:30-12:00

    Second Grade

    NA

    8:55-9:45

    11:30-12:00

    12:00-12:30

    Third Grade

    NA

    9:50-10:40

    12:00-12:30

    12:30-1:00

    Fourth Grade

    NA

    10:45-11:35

    12:30-1:00

    1:00-1:30

    Fifth Grade

    8:00-10:00

    2:00-2:50

    1:00-1:30

    11:00-11:30

     

    To accommodate for the Liberty Geography Bee on Thursday, January 17, we will follow this Amended Regular Daily Schedule

    Grade Level

    Geography Bee

    Enrichment

    Lunch

    Recess

    Discovery/Kindergarten

    NA

    12:10-1:00

    11:00-11:30

    11:30-12:00

    First Grade

    NA

    1:05-1:55

    11:00-11:30

    11:30-12:00

    Second Grade

    NA

    8:55-9:45

    11:30-12:00

    12:00-12:30

    Third Grade

    NA

    9:50-10:40

    12:00-12:30

    12:30-1:00

    Fourth Grade

    NA

    10:45-11:35

    12:30-1:00

    1:00-1:30

    Fifth Grade

    8:00-10:00

    2:00-2:50

    1:00-1:30

    11:00-11:30

     

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