William Silver, Ed.D.
Superintendent of Schools
115 Buckley Street
Liberty NY 12754
We're proud to announce the following student musicians who have been selected to participate in the All-County Music Festival being held at Tri-Valley Central School on March 3 and March 4. Read more
Students in grade 9-10 have an opportunity to participate in the Today’s Students Tomorrow’s Teachers (TSTT) mentoring program at Liberty Central School District. Read more
On Thursday, March 9, the Sullivan BOCES Region, in collaboration with the New York State Education Department, will hold a public input meeting on the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA.) Read more
The Village of Liberty Police Department and Liberty Central School District have announced that a police K9 search that took place on Feb. 21 at Liberty Middle and Liberty High School resulted in no illegal substances or explosives being found. Read more
Help us spread the word to the families of future Indians – pre-k registration is right around the corner, with appointments beginning March 6. Registration details and requirements are available online. Read more
Are you in need of some Liberty swag? Then you're in luck! The FBLA will be selling Liberty brand clothing now through March 7. See an FBLA member for more detail or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with your selection. Click here to see what's available.
Beginning in March, contractors will start preparing for various upgrades in the high school as part of the Phase II Capital Project that was approved by voters in May 2015. The following letter was sent home to parents and staff on Feb. 24. Read more
You are invited to join Eat Smart New York of the Hudson Valley, and Catskill Regional Medical Center to view and discuss the third film of the Weight of the Nation series entitled, Children in Crisis. Learn more
The Class of 2018 and the Liberty Elks Lodge will host a Chicken –N– Baskets dinner on Saturday, March 11 from 5-7 p.m. at the lodge on Darbee Lane. The cost for one meal is $15 and comes with chicken, coleslaw, baked beans and cornbread. For more information call 292-5400 ext. 2005.
The Sullivan County School Boards Association will offer a free Prospective School Board Member Workshop on Monday, March 27 from 6-8 p.m. at Sullivan County BOCES, 6 Wierk Avenue, Liberty. RSVP by March 23. A PDF flyer is available here.
For the remainder of this school year, the Student Services Department will be coordinating and conducting its Committee on Special Education (CSE) Annual Review meetings. Read more
As of Feb. 13, Liberty Central School District has used six of its seven allotted snow days. As per the district’s board approved academic calendar, if the district uses all seven of its snow days after Feb. 15 and an additional snow day is needed, then Friday, March 17 will become a regular school day for students and the conference day originally scheduled will be moved. You can review and print the academic calendar here.
Liberty High School business teacher Mr. Dan Hart was duct-taped to the school’s cafeteria wall on Friday to raise money and awareness for the school’s latest club, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA.) Read more
Liberty High photography students will display their photography at the “Staying Focused” exhibit at the Liberty Public Library during the month of February. Read more
Move over sports fans, a new kind of bracket is coming to town. The Sullivan County BOCES March Book Madness has officially begun. Read more
Liberty Performing Arts is excited to reveal Beauty and the Beast as this year’s spring production! In this classic French fairy tale, Belle (Olivia Racette) and the Beast (Cascio Fonseca) learn that true love transcends appearances. Be our guest on March 24-25. Read more
The district would like to thank everyone who was a part of our Diagnostic Tool for School and District Effectiveness (DTSDE) Survey. We heard from almost 1,200 students, parents, and teachers. We’ll use your feedback to ensure Liberty Central School District is a great place for every student to learn and grow. Read more
Eighth-grade students recently took part in the Sullivan County BOCES Career and Tech Expo. This field trip is part of the school’s initiative to engage students in discussions about college with the hope they leave middle school motivated and looking forward to high school. Read more
The Feb. 9 and Feb. 17 JV and Varsity girls’ basketball games against O’Neill will be open only to parents and/or guardians. Students and members of the general public will not be allowed to attend due to a recent lack of appropriate spectator conduct. Thank you your cooperation and support of our community’s student-athletes.
Do you know an alumni who deserves to be honored on the Liberty Wall of Fame? Nominate them! The district will accept nominations until 3 p.m. Jan. 27. Read more
Liberty Elementary School students Cristian Argenal and Sierra Morris were recognized for their creativity and artistic talent during the Times Herald Record "customize Santa's ride" contest. Read more
Learn more about how Liberty Central School District handles weather-related closings and delays. Read more
Many of you might be wondering: does extremely cold temperature affect the district's decision to hold school? Under certain conditions, outlined here, school may be delayed or closed due to wind chill alone. Read more
Dr. Debra Fuchs Nadeau is respounsible helping students work through the challenges and stressors of family homelessness, which takes many forms. Read more
Too many students are missing too much school. If work together--schools, families, community groups, business owners and city government, we can reduce chronic (10 percent of school) absenteeism. Learn more
The Liberty High School Interact Club held its inaugural volleyball tournament on Saturday, Dec. 3 to raise money for two of its international projects: The Haiti Clean Water Project and The STEP (Steps to End Poverty) Program in Vietnam. Read more
Dozens of students, parents and community members enjoyed coffee house treats and the talents of Liberty High School students at the first Expressions Café of the 2016-17 school year on Dec. 1. Read more
Schooltool has created a Mobile App which allows parents to access their Parent Portal account from their Smartphones. read more
School districts are required to report the results of all water testing to the state Department of Health, the state Education Department and the local health department, and to post the results on the district website. Read more
The following letter was mailed home on Sept. 30 to inform all parents about recent water quality testing completed in the elementary and middle schools in the Liberty Central School District. Read more
The following letter will be mailed home on Dec. 7 to inform all parents about recent water quality testing completed in the high schools in the Liberty Central School District. Read more
The Sullivan County Career and Technical Education Center offers programs in the fields of animal science, cosmetology, early childhood eduction, health occupations, welding and more. Click here to view the complete program offering.
Liberty Pride lines the pages of this year’s School Scene, a special edition publication by the Sullivan County Democrat. Click here to view the online version of the School Scene and read up on our latest accomplishments and initiatives.
If you follow the district on social media, chances are you've seen the hashtag #LibertyPride. Join us in the conversation! We want to make sure our community members are aware of the positive things taking place in our district each day. Who better to share that information than you? Read more
Photographs from the volleyball team's annual Pink Out event are available online through the district's Facebook page. The team raised over $350, which will go toward assisting local residents with cost of gas and tolls/parking while undergoing doctor's visits and cancer treatment.
In Sept. 2016, a state law went into effect that requires districts to test water for lead. The law requires districts to sample all water outlets currently or potentially used by students and submit them to a state approved lab. Fact sheet (PDF)
The Liberty Central School District Board of Education is happy to announce the appointment of Sandy Wagner as Assistant Superintendent. Read more
Literacy Volunteers of Sullivan County, Inc. provides a variety of free services and trains volunteer tutors to assist adults (16 years of age and older) who function at low literacy levels. Learn more
New York State has begun mailing property tax credit checks, but some homeowners 65 years of age or older are not getting the full amount owed in their rebate checks.The Department of Taxation and Finance is aware of the problem and has begun contacting affected homeowners to let them they'll be receiving an additional check. Read more
Liberty Central School District receives initial results of water quality testing being conducted in its schools. Read more
New York state offers a variety of property tax relief programs, but many changes are in store for 2016-17. New this year is the Property Tax Relief Credit, which will provide rebate checks to many homeowners during the next four years. The traditional School Tax Relief (STAR) program will also see changes in how new homeowners apply for and receive benefits. Another program, the Property Tax Freeze Credit, is at an end when it comes to school taxes. View fact sheet
At its Aug. 23 meeting, the Liberty Board of Education adopted the district’s tax levy for the 2016-17 school year that carries an average tax rate decrease of 6.82 percent. Read more
At the district’s annual English as a Second Language (ESL) Night on Aug, 25, Irais Leon, class of 2016, explained how her support system of friends, family and teachers helped her to learn English and excel in Honors courses. Read more
Student achievement in the Liberty Central School District is moving in a positive trend. Although Liberty students’ scores were below statewide averages for proficiency, they did reflect an increase in performance compared to the 2014-15 school year. Read more
It was standing room only at the district's convocation breakfast Wednesday morning. Educators, administrators, board members and staff flocked to the high school auditorium after a breakfast to celebrate the start of the school year. Read more
Students from the National Art Honor Society finished a mural last week meant to embody the high school experience from beginning to end. The mural is on permanent display to the right of the high school main entrance. Read more
Click here to view the New York State immunization requirements for children by grade level.
The district recently notified parents that Liberty had been designated as a Focus District and is eligible for extra support services to meet student needs. Liberty Elementary and Middle School have also been identified as Focus Schools. Click here to read a follow-up letter that was mailed to parents Aug. 10.
Click here to learn about what it means to be designated a Focus District or Focus School and how parents and/or community members can assist or provide input.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Beginning on Sept. 8, the district will serve free meals – both lunch and breakfast to all students, regardless of their income status. READ MORE
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
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
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.