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    April 6, 2018

     

    RECOGNITIONS:

    Congratulations to third grade student Anusha Bajaj and fourth grade student Izma Fias on each of them capturing first place in narrative writing for their respective grade levels in the annual LISD Delta Kappa Gamma Writing Project contest!

    Congratulations to Liberty on earning ENERGY STAF certification from the United States Environmental Protection Agency for a proven, verified superior energy performance, including cutting waste, over a twelve-month period!

    Thank you to each of you who attended Muffins with Moms! Thank you to each of our volunteers who set up, worked, and cleaned up the event! Thank you to Mathnasium for their financial support and their presence Friday morning! Thank you to our Liberty PTA for providing the funding and coordination!

    Thank you to each of our PTA Spring Book Fair volunteers for a great week of offering our students quality books and other items! Thank you to each person who purchased a lollipop as those funds are being donated to Valley Ridge Elementary School! Thank you to everyone who supported the book fair through your purchases! Thank you to coordinator Julie Brand for another creative and highly successful event!

    Thank you to each of you who supported Liberty Night at Chick-fil-A and to Chrissy Clark for her coordination! Thank you to the students who paid a $1.00 and wore hats this week for Autism Awareness!

    Thank you to all of the Student Council members who attended the Dallas trip, earned great compliments, and their families for their support! Thank you to the PTA Board members for their active meeting participation! Thank you to art instructor Linda Echols for her efforts in displaying our students work in the West Side Elementary Art Show!

    Congratulations to Principal Tim Greenwell on his nomination to be the next Texas PTA Secretary on the Board of Directors for the 2018-2020 term! Elections will be held with the summer Texas PTA learning conference known as LAUNCH.

     

    ACTION INFORMATION:

    The slate of candidates for the 2018-2019 Liberty PTA Executive Committee up for election Tuesday, April 10, is as follows: President – Marisa Nightengale, Vice President of Membership – Stephanie Powell, Vice President of Ways and Means – Sarah Meche, Vice President of Programs – Amy Orlov, Secretary – Missy Mayo, Treasurer – Lindsey Zangoei.

    Enrollment for the 2018-2019 school year is now open. Please direct families to enroll.lisd.net.

    Interested in advertising your business? Would you like to help defray the cost of the Liberty app? Then please contact Principal Tim Greenwell at greenwellt@lisd.net to learn more about how to accomplish both.

    Remaining blue colored family input forms for 2018-2019 are late and should be returned only to the main office today.

    All Eagle Fee green forms and payments are due to the main office by Friday, April 27. Thank you to the families who have already completed this process.

    The 2018-2019 school supply Wrap Packs are on sale now, and can be purchased through April 30 by going to the link www.SchoolPacks.com/LibertyEagles

     

    EVENTS: 

    Make plans to attend the opening reception of the 20th Anniversary LISD Elementary Art Show on Friday, April 6, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.  The event will take place at the Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theatre gallery in downtown Lewisville.  The show will be on display from Friday, April 6 through Saturday, April 14 and is open and available to the public during regular business hours. Our thanks to art instructor Linda Echols for all of her work preparing pieces for the show!

    National Library Week will be celebrated Monday, April 9 through Friday, April 13.

    State mandated STAAR testing begins Tuesday and Wednesday, April 10 and 11, with fourth grade writing and fifth grade math on the first day and fifth grade reading on the second day. It is very important that all students who are testing get a good night of sleep, eat an appropriate breakfast, remain hydrated, dress comfortably, consider leaving all electronics at home, and arrive at school early to settle in for testing. Every family needs to know that the entire campus will be closed to ALL visitors for ALL grade levels on testing days - meaning no volunteer services, no mystery readers, no lunch visitors, etc. These days must allow us to focus on a quiet, uninterrupted environment that also allows for the administration, office, and support staff to be available for testing purposes as mandated by the Texas Education Agency. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

    Kindergartners will take a field trip to the Fort Worth Zoo on Tuesday, April 10, from 8:45am to 2:30pm.

    PTA will hold its March membership meeting and second grade will perform in the cafeteria at 6:30pm on Tuesday, April 10.

    Liberty will advocate for anti-bullying practices and diversity support via the International Day of Pink by wearing pink on Wednesday, April 11.

    We will recognize our librarian media specialist Melanie Sibley in a ceremony at 3:15pm Wednesday, April 11, to which you are invited to contribute to and/or attend.

    The recording of the all school CD will take place during the school day Thursday, April 12, for all students.

    The spirit day Friday, April 13, is tie dye/hippie/Earth Day with everyone invited to wear clothes in any of those styles that day!

    Second grade will take a field trip to SPARK on Friday, April 13, from 8:30am to 2:30pm and will dress in their grade level shirts.

    The annual district Exceptional Students School Performance awards ceremony will be held in Stuver Auditorium at LHS from 7:00pm to 8:00pm on Tuesday, April 17.

    Our Discovery Academy Welcome session for adults only will be held Wednesday, April 18, at 5:30pm in the cafeteria.

    On Thursday, April 19, the LISD Council of PTAs will provide a Board of Trustees candidate meet and greet at 6:00pm followed by a candidate forum at 6:30pm at the Bolin Center. These events are open to the public.

    There will be no school Friday, April 20, for not utilizing our bad weather day this school year.

    Student Council will meet again Wednesday, April 25, at 3:00pn with all members wearing a student council shirt and bringing their committee folders with them.

    Liberty will recognize our administrative support staff Wednesday, April 25, at 3:15pm.

    The PTA Science Fair will be held Thursday, April 26, from 6:30pm to 8:00pm. Stay tuned for further details.

     

    GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

    If you know of anyone who is currently enrolled in an LISD school and interested in transferring to Liberty for the next school year, the transfer application is now open through Friday, April 20, via Skyward Family Access. For any student and family new to LISD, the transfer request is available through the online enrollment process at enroll.lisd.net. now through Friday, April 20.

    The weather is warming up and many students walk or ride their bikes to school during this time of the year. Please take this opportunity to remind students to be aware of their surroundings and encourage them to travel in groups to ensure safety from those they may not know. Additionally, remind them to report anything to a trusted adult that causes them concern. Student safety is a priority in LISD and together we will keep our children safe.

    Thank you for your support and involvement at Liberty Elementary School and have a great weekend and week!

    STAAR Testing Schedule on Tuesday, April 10. Only fifth grade enrichment for Wednesday, April 11

     

    GRADE LEVEL

    ENRICHMENT

    LUNCH

    RECESS

    Kindergarten

    8:00 – 8:50

    11:00 – 11:30

    11:30 – 12:00

    First Grade

    8:55 – 9:45

    11:00 – 11:30

    11:30 – 12:00

    Second Grade

    9:50 – 10:40

    11:30 – 12:00

    12:00 – 12:30

    Third Grade

    1:55-2:45

    12:00 –12:30

    12:30 – 1:00

    Fourth Grade

    1:00-1:50

    12:30 – 1:00

    2:00 – 2:30

    Fifth Grade

    12:05-12:55

    1:00 – 1:30

    1:30 – 2:00

     

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