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ESL Parent Night will take place Aug. 25

Dozens of  English as a Second Language (ESL) students and their parents will join community members on Aug. 25 from 6:15-8:30 p.m. in the Liberty Middle School  for ESL Parent Night, a welcome back event that takes place before the start of a new school year. Read more

Liberty bids farewell to the Class of 2016

Liberty CSD graduated its Class of 2016 in a June 25 ceremony that looked back on the graduates' 13-year journey and celebrated the days still to come. Read more | View Album

Three alumni inducted into Wall of Fame

Friends, family, alumni and administration gathered to honor three recently inducted individuals to the Liberty Wall of Fame for their distinguished service and contributions upon leaving Liberty. Read more | View Album

Free meals for all kids begins June 27

The Liberty Central School District will be participating in the USDA Summer Food Service Program from June 27 of this year through August 12. Participating sites will provide free, nutritious meals to kids and teens 18 and under. read more

State now requires meningitis vaccination in grades 7, 12

Beginning Sept. 1, students entering seventh and 12th grades must be vaccinated against meningococcal disease in order to attend school in New York.

Information on Zika virus

Sullivan County Public Health Services has compiled information on the Zika virus and mosquito control. Please click here to learn more and access fact sheets on general information, Zika and pregnancy, transmission and risks.

Run for Vets 2016 race will be August 13

The inaugural Run for Vets race series (10k, 5k and 1-mile fun run) will take place Saturday, August 13 at the Liberty Elks Club. The event will featured awards, t-shirts and a complimentary lunch. For more information, click here.

Sullivan County Food Pantry Guide available online

There are over 25 programs – food pantries, soup kitchens and churches – that have food for hungry people. If you or someone you know needs food, please download a complete list of food pantries and other helpful agencies in Sullivan County here.

Liberty Wall of Fame changes induction criteria

For the first time since 2011, the Liberty Wall of Fame has changed its rules regarding the induction criteria. The Wall of Fame selection committee has eliminated the option to induct community and staff members. Instead, the Liberty Wall of Fame will solely recognize distinguished alumni.  read more

Students honored with over 50 scholarships at Senior Assembly

On June 13, Liberty High School honored seniors who have been awarded scholarship and recognized the top 10 graduates in the class. Read more | View album

Seniors walk the elementary and middle schools

Before seniors take on the world, they took a step back and strolled through the halls of the elementary and middle school. Fully dressed in their caps and gowns, the class walked through the halls to remember their grade-school days, smile at former teachers and inspire younger students. Read more

Regents approve new graduation pathway

At its June 2016 meeting, the New York State Board of Regents adopted a regulation that will allow all students statewide the opportunity to graduate with a Career Development Occupational Studies (CDOS) Commencement Credential added to their high school diplomas. Read more

Board of Regents extends special education safety net

During its June 2016 meeting, the New York State Board of Regents approved an emergency action that will allow certain students with disabilities to graduate with a Local Diploma after their school superintendents review their coursework and certify the students have met minimum requirements. Read more

Students give school salad bar an A+

The welcome addition of the first of three new school salad bars is causing a stir among sports- and nutrition- minded students and staff. Beginning Sept. 7, all three Liberty school cafeterias will include a free salad bar. Read more

Liberty conducts voluntary water test

In response to state- and nation-wide concerns about lead in drinking water, the district voluntarily conducted a water test. Orange-Ulster BOCES collected water samples from various sources throughout each of Liberty's three schools, including drinking fountains, classrooms and cafeterias, to test for lead. One water fountain turned off as a precaution; all other fixtures were deemed fine. read more

Schooltool Parent Portal app now available

Schooltool has created a Mobile App which allows parents to access their Parent Portal account from their Smartphones. The information that is accessible through Parent Portal includes schedules, grades, progress reports, report cards, attendance records and class assignments. read more

Comptroller’s report praises Liberty for fiscal responsibility

State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli recently released a report commending the Liberty Central School District and its board of education for installing sound financial checks and balances for transactions made during the 2014-2015 school year. read more

State designates Liberty as a Focus District

The New York State Education Department recently notified the Liberty Central School District that it is has been designated as a Focus District and is eligible for extra support and services to meet student needs.In addition to the district designation, both Liberty Elementary School and Liberty Middle School have been identified as Focus Schools. read more

President signs new federal education law

On Dec. 10, President Barack Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), replacing the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). The bipartisan bill passed both houses of Congress by wide margins earlier this month. This came after three failed attempts to replace NCLB since it expired in 2007. read more

District adopts Alternative Veterans Exemption

At its meeting on on Feb. 23, the Liberty Board of Education adopted the Alternative Veterans' Exemption at the minimum level, which exempts a portion of eligible veterans’ property values from school taxes based on state law. read more

NYS Health Department recommends flu vaccine

The New York State Health Department recommends that everyone 6 months and older get a seasonal flu vaccine every year. The Center for Disease Control, American Academy of Pediatrics and several other health organizations also support this recommendation. read more

We’ve gone google!

Liberty Central School District now has a Google Calendar available on its website. As district events are updated, these changes are automatically seen by anyone who checks or subscribes to the school calendar. READ MORE

Now serving free meals for all students

Beginning on Sept. 8, the district will serve free meals – both lunch and breakfast to all students, regardless of their income status.  READ MORE

Learn more about free breakfast procedures

Every morning, free breakfast will be served in the classrooms of Liberty Elementary and Middle School and in the cafeteria of Liberty High School.  READ MORE

Tax rates set for 2015-16

At its Aug. 25 meeting, the Liberty Board of Education adopted the district’s tax rate calculation for the 2015-16 school year that carries an average tax rate decrease of 5.44 percent. READ MORE

2015-2016 district calendar now available

CLICK HERE to access the 12-month school year district calendar. The calendar was created during the summer, and some events may be changed or added after printing. Please check the district's Google calendar for updates.

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