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    September 13, 2019

     

    RECOGNITIONS:

    Thank you to each family who attended Liberty Night at the Black Walnut Café to help support our school!

    Thank you to everyone who participated in FMHS Homecoming Spirit Week days and activities this week!

    Thank you to Amy Sample for all of her work on the wrap packs for this school year and for her ongoing communications work for PTA throughout this school year!  Thank you to each of the volunteers who covered lunch and recess shifts for the teachers and to Emily Amidon for her coordination!  Thank you to Shannon Thompson for providing volunteer and room representatives orientations!  Thank you to our volunteers who attended the orientations!  Thank you to Teresa Viele for a terrific PTA Grandparents Lunch last week and to Julie Brand, Marisa Nightengale, and Shannon Thompson for their assistance!  Thank you to Shannon Thompson for being our campus representative in the LISD PTA Rising Stars Academy this school year!

    Congratulations to the following Liberty graduates and FMHS students who were recently names National Merit Semifinalists!:  Shruthi Annapureddy, Sean Berry, Nikhil Guddati, Saumya Gunampalli, Tarun Gunampalli, Avinash Nair, and Samantha Surdek!

     

    ACTION ITEMS:

    It is time once again to begin our application process to be recognized as a National PTA School of Excellence.  The first step is asking our school community to complete this survey by Friday, September 20.  We thank you in advance for your assistance.  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Q86C259

    The Liberty Eagles PTA Check Writing Campaign is just $1,400.00 away from our goal for this school year with one week remaining.  If you have not yet donated or would like to donate again, please do so at libertyeaglespta.org.  Thank you!

    We are just three PTA members short of our goal to surpass membership from last school year with one focused week to go (you can join PTA anytime throughout the calendar year).  Simply go to libertyeaglespta.org to join today.  Thank you!

    Thank you for clipping, bagging, and sending in your Box Tops for Education!  Every little bit helps.

    All students should consider applying for the PTA Reflections program.  Check out this information at this link:  https://www.txpta.org/uploads/filemanager/Reflections%202019/19-20%20Reflections%20Student%20Packet_English%20-%20Copy%201.pdf

    Now is the time to purchase your 2019-2020 yearbook if you did not include it with the Eagle Fee!  **If you are uncertain if you purchased the 2019-2020 yearbook, please contact Melanie Sibley at sibleym@lisd.net or contact the Main Office.**  The online option is now available by going to https://www.balfour.com/texas/flower-mound/liberty-elementary-school and selecting Yearbook.  Then please follow the steps to complete the order.  Each book is $25.00. Please know that additional copies may not be available at the end of the school year.

    Be sure to RSVP for the first Liberty Lunch and Learn, the new opportunity to visit with Tim Greenwell and learn more on specific topics of the school year on Tuesday, September 17.  Your RSVP is important as the Liberty PTA will be providing a light lunch for this session based on confirmed numbers.

    Thanks to the support of PTA and efforts of volunteer Top Dog Taj Jefferson, Liberty is continuing our successful WATCH D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students) program for on-site involvement of Dads, Stepdads, Grandfathers, Uncles, and other male role models in the daily activities at our school.  Join us for our fall kickoff pizza event Tuesday, September 17, at 6:00pm.

    Students can show their imagination and creativity by submitting entries in any or all of the six categories in the National PTA Reflections program starting September 19 - October 21.  Show us what “Look Within” means to you!    Visit for Entry Forms:  https://www.txpta.org/uploads/filemanager/Reflections%202019/19-20%20Student%20Entry%20Form_TXPTA%20-%20Copy%202.pdf  For Rules:https://www.txpta.org/uploads/filemanager/Reflections%202019/19-20%20Reflections%20Student%20Packet_English%20-%20Copy%201.pdf

     

    EVENTS:

    Everyone is encouraged to attend the Homecoming football game at FMHS on Friday, September 13, at 7:00pm.

    Student Council will hold its monthly meeting Tuesday, September 17, from 3:00pm to 4:00pm.  Members should be dressed in their official Student Council polo shirts and bring their yellow Student Council folders.  Transportation home should be in the front circle drive and west pick up zone promptly at 4:00pm.

    Our September PTA Membership Meeting will be Tuesday, September 17, at 5:30pm in the cafeteria.  All members and anyone interested in joining are encouraged to attend.  We invite everyone to stay afterwards or show up at 6:00pm to participate in SOAR Night offering you the opportunity to find out more about the great programs and activities scheduled for 2019-2020!

     

    WATCH D.O.G.S.:  All fathers, grandfathers, uncles or other father figures please join us Tuesday, September 17 at 6:00pm for a WATCH D.O.G.S INFORMATIONAL PIZZA PARTY KICK-OFF EVENT in the Liberty Elementary School cafeteria.  For more information please go to Resources at https://www.lisd.net/liberty.

    PTA will be providing August and September birthday treats for students and hospitality for family members on Thursday, September 19, during the lunch shifts.

    We will have Eagle spirit day Friday, September 20.  This is a great opportunity to wear any Liberty spirit wear!

    The first Building Leadership Team meeting will be held in room 502 at 3:15pm on Tuesday, September 24.

    Friday, September 27, will be Junior Jaguar spirit day with any FMHS spirit wear welcomed and appropriate.  All students are invited to be a Junior Jag at the home varsity football game that evening.  See the attached flier for details.

    Our Nationally and State Recognized Liberty Student Council will once again host a TEPSA Student Leadership Conference!  The conference will be in the cafeteria all day Friday, September 27.  We will be unable to have guests at lunch on that day.

     

    GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

    The Character Trait for next week is Acceptance!

    Remember that the no cell phone use in a school zone includes ALL of the campus too, including while in the car rider line.

    Please be sure to label all items that come to school with the first and last name of your student(s).  Items tend to be forgotten in various places and we try to reconnect them with their owners.  Having names clearly marked is very helpful.  Thank you.

    Please note that for a student to be counted as present for a school day and continue on the road to great or perfect attendance, they must not be tardy and remain at school throughout the scheduled day.  To be considered present and not absent for any given school day, students must be in their classroom no later than 9:00am.  This includes any reason for not being on time at 7:45am – overslept, traffic issues, not feeling well, or appointments for reasons other than medical, etc.

    In the daily comings and goings to and from campus, thank you for following the law in regards to not parking in fire lanes and identified accessible spaces and for not using your cell phones and other electronic devices.  This includes during arrivals and dismissals for the safety of all and consistent movement of traffic.

    Parents and guardians should always escort their student(s) to and from the main office when checking in or out from being late, attending to an appointment, etc.  The front circle drive is specifically designated for ten minutes or less parking for such occurrences and should not be utilized as a standard parking spot for attending lunch, conferences, meetings, or during arrival and dismissal time; as this is a courtesy to others and helpful for delivery vehicles and any emergency vehicles.  Visitor parking is widely available in the west lot.

    We have a beautiful campus here at Liberty that we are very proud of.  You are encouraged to assist us in keeping it that way by making sure all trash is disposed of properly (a lot of items fall out of cars) including the ends of cigarettes, that we are careful with our use of the outside and inside areas, furniture, walls, and windows; and that it is okay to either individually or as a group pick up trash or spruce up our environment for the enjoyment of all.  Thank you.

    Thank you for your continued support of Liberty, positive communication, and willingness to work together!

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