• Liberty Elementary School Eagle Info

    February 7, 2020

     

    The Character Trait for next week is Self-Discipline! 

    THANK YOU to everyone who won a silent auction item!  As stated at the auction, all items need to be paid for and picked up by 12:00pm today in the main office please.  Cash or checks made out to Liberty please.  Thank you!

     

    RECOGNITIONS:

    Congratulations to our school on being named a Kindness Certified School based on performance in activities structured by our school counselor Elizabeth Banda and carried out by our students, staff members, and Liberty families!  Together we can and do make a difference in kindness towards others and for ourselves.

    Thank you to each and every one of you who attended our annual Eagle Festival featuring the taco dinner, games, cakewalk, silent auction, and vendor fair!  It is hoped you enjoyed time with other Liberty families in the community and please know your support provides additional funding for classroom resources for students and teachers!  Thank you to Liberty families who provided generous donations to the grade level silent auction baskets!  Thank you to all of our Liberty alumni and feeder school volunteers!  If your bid won a silent auction item, we appreciate you picking up and paying for it today.

    Congratulations to our Eagle Festival Cake Decorating Contest Prize Recipients:  K-3 Camping Theme:  1st – Cannon Nightengale, 2nd – BB Fouche, 3rd – Robby & Tommy Tuttass; 4-5 Camping Theme:  1st – Ella Spreier. 2nd – Natalie Rhone, 3rd – Hope Erdman & Julie Wells; Animal Theme:  1st – Nicolas Corbett, 2nd – Isaac Elmer, 3rd – Ella Vickers; Valentines/Heart Theme:  1st – Carson Crim, 2nd – Kaiden Easley, 3rd – Emme Broeker; Most Colorful:  1st – Rishita Medhi, 2nd – Leila & Miguel Saldivar, 3rd – Elizabeth Johnson; Most Creative:  1st – Kinley Morgan, 2nd – Madeline Glaser, 3rd – Joshua Randel

    Thank you to each of you who participated in the Carter Blood Drive last weekend and for the difference you made in our broader community with your donation!  Many thanks to school nurse Regina Miller for her organization and coordination!

    Thank you to each family that supported Liberty Night at Texas Roadhouse and to Andrea Grubbs for her coordination and communication!

    Thank you to Stacy Cober for recognizing counselor Elizabeth Banda on behalf of PTA and to everyone else who took the time to do so this week!

    Thank you to our PTA Board meeting attendees for the continued work and involvement!

     

    ACTION INFORMATION: 

    Thank you for returning your 2020-2021 Reserve a Spot forms for next school year to the homeroom teacher of your student as soon as possible.  This information helps us plan student to teacher ratios for the next school year.  The absolute deadline to return is Tuesday, February 18.

     

    EVENTS:

    The fifth grade math benchmark will be conducted on Monday, February 10 followed by the fourth grade writing and fifth grade reading benchmarks on Tuesday, February 11.

    Please help us recognize the work of our crosswalk guards Sherrie Hawk and Carol Crabtree in a recognition ceremony at 3:15pm Tuesday, February 11, at the apex of the library.

    Liberty PTA will host a Reflections Reception for all students and their families who submitted entries into the contest this school year on Tuesday, February 11, in the library at 6:00pm.

    Heart Parties will be held Friday, February 14, according to the following schedule:  Discovery Academy – 9:30am-10:30am, Kindergarten – 12:00pm to 1:00pm, First Grade – 12:00pm to 1:00pm, Second Grade – 1:45pm to 2:45pm, Third Grade – 1:45pm to 2:45pm, Fourth Grade – 1:30pm to 2:30pm, and Fifth Grade – 1:30pm to 2:30pm.

    The Friday, February 14 spirit day is Heart Day with everyone encouraged to wear red or pink clothing.

    There will be no school Monday, February 17, in recognition of Presidents Day.

    The February Student Council meeting will be Tuesday, February 18, from 3:00pm to 4:00pm.

    February student birthday celebrations from PTA will be held during the lunches Thursday, February 20, in the cafeteria.

    The annual LISD PTA Founders Day Dinner will be Thursday, February 20, at 6:30pm at the Lewisville Hilton Garden Inn.

    The Friday, February 21 spirit day is Jaguar spirit day with everyone wearing their FMHS spirit gear.

    PTA will provide Shakespeare on the Go to third through fifth grade students on Friday, February 21, at 2:00pm in the cafeteria.

    Educational Diagnostician Week will run from Monday, February 24 through Friday, February 28.  Please join us in thanking our campus diagnostician Christin Casebolt for all of her dedicated efforts on behalf of students, their families, and the staff.

    Spring picture day will be Tuesday, February 25, for any student who either has not yet had their official school picture taken yet this school year or is needing a replacement picture taken.

    The LISD Fifth Grade Honor Choir Concert will be Tuesday, February 25, at 7:30pm in Stuver Auditorium at Lewisville High School.  It is free and open to the public.

     

    GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

    First Student Transportation has informed us that students who ride Bus 403 will be split between buses 350 and 419 through Tuesday, February 11.

    LISD Council of PTAs has partnered with Frisco ISD Council of PTAs and Plano Council of PTAs to promote the 2020 Conference USA Basketball Championships and their partnership with PTA.  The 2020 Conference Championships will be held at the Star in Frisco on March 11th-14th.  This is an awesome opportunity to watch some great college basketball being played.  To purchase tickets make sure to use the promotion code: LPTA to receive a $10 discount per ticket.  Also for each ticket purchased using our code, our Council will be entered into a drawing to win a gift card to benefit the Council and our PTAs.  

    To accommodate the Monday, February 10, Fifth Grade Mathematics Benchmark, they will follow this schedule (changes are highlighted in yellow):

     

    Grade Level

    Test Schedule

    Enrichment

    Lunch

    Recess

    5th Grade

    9:00-1:00

    7:55-8:45

    1:00-1:30

    1:30-2:00

     

    To accommodate the Tuesday, February 11, Fourth Grade Writing Benchmark and Fifth Grade Reading Benchmark, we will follow this schedule (changes are highlighted in yellow):

     

    Grade Level

    Test Schedule

    Enrichment

    Lunch

    Recess

    DA

    NA

    12:10-1:00

    10:30-11:00

    11:00-11:30

    Kinder/1st Grade

    NA

    8:50-9:40

    11:00-11:30

    11:30-12:00

    2nd Grade

    NA

    10:40-11:30

    11:30-12:00

    12:00-12:30

    3rd Grade

    NA

    9:45-10:35

    12:00-12:30

    12:30-1:00

    4th Grade

    8:00-12:00

    1:05-1:55

    12:30-1:00

    2:00-2:30

    5th Grade

    8:00-12:00

    2:00-2:50

    1:00-1:30

    1:30-2:00

     

    To accommodate the Thursday, February 14, Heart Parties in the Grade Level Classrooms:

     

    Grade Level

    Holiday Parties

    Enrichment

    Lunch

    Recess

    Discovery Academy

    9:30-10:30

    12:10-1:00

    10:30-11:00

    11:00-11:30

    Kinder/First Grade

    12:00-1:00

    1:05-1:55

    11:00-11:30

    11:30-12:00

    Second Grade

    1:45-2:45

    10:40-11:30

    11:30-12:00

    12:00-12:30

    Third Grade

    1:45-2:45

    9:45-10:35

    12:00-12:30

    12:30-1:00

    Fourth Grade

    1:30-2:30

    8:50-9:40

    12:30-1:00

    1:00-1:30

    Fifth Grade

    1:30-2:30

    7:55-8:45

    1:00-1:30

    10:15-10:45

    TRANSFER REQUESTS:  LISD accepts requests for in-district and some out-of-district transfers to a school of choice during the designated transfer windows listed below: Priority Kindergarten Transfer Window | January 28 - February 15

    General Spring Transfer Window | January 21 - February 21During this transfer window, any current or future student may submit a transfer request for the 2020-2021 school year to a campus of choice in the district.

    How to Submit a Transfer Request

    1. If your child currently attends a school in the district, beginning January 21, a transfer request form will be available in your Skyward Family Access account through February 21. 
    2. If your child will be new to LISD, beginning Jan\uary 21, you will be able to access an optional transfer request form for the 2020-2021 school year in the new student online enrollment forms HERE

     

    Here is to a great weekend and week ahead and, as always, thank you for your support of Liberty!