December 13, 2019

Students, please be reminded that ALL electronics should be powered off when the bell rings at 7:50am. They should be stored in your locker during the school day. Make sure your locker is secured with a lock. Consequences will be given if phones are used during the day or if they disturb class.

Anyone interested in going to the YMCA after school must have a note signed by a parent in the main office & be signed up in the main office by lunch. NO students may go to the Y without the proper permission!! No students can return to Liberty to ride the activity bus home.

Selling any item to another student at school, without permission is prohibited. Students not complying with this rule will be referred to the office.

Students may not open doors for students to enter the building from any entrance other than front doors. Bike riders & walkers may enter from the front doors which are unlocked until 7:50am.

Replacement ID’S

Students, if you have lost your ID or would like an extra one made, you may purchase one in the Media Center. The cost is $3 for the ID and $2 for a lanyard. One will not be made unless you have the money to pay for the item. You may purchase an ID or a lanyard or both; however, payment is due at the time of your request.

Cell Phones/Electronic Devices

While it is permissible for you to have a cell phone or electronic device at school for use before the first bell rings or after-school hours, it must be turned off and put away during the school day. Students whose cell phones/electronic devices cause a disruption will be disciplined; there are phones in the main office available for student use before and after school. You may not take your phone to class or into the locker room.

After School Tutoring

After school tutoring has begun! It will take place every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, from 3:00-4:30.

For Homework Completion, students are required to sign-up in the main office when they arrive to school in the morning.

For Homework Tutoring, participants for tutoring will require a recommendation from one of their teachers on that given day. Teachers will send the given student’s name to the office to be placed on the list.

Students will not be allowed computer access during tutoring unless there is a note signed by a teacher stating that they need to be on the computer. Students should wait quietly outside of the media center after school until the tutors arrive to take you to the classroom.  If you have any questions, please see Mr. Foster.

Kindness Quote
Anyone can find the dirt in someone, be the one who finds the gold!!!

Intramural Bowling
Calling all bowlers!  If you like to bowl, spend time with friends and classmates, and have fun, then come bowl with us.  Intramural bowling will begin in January, so come see Mrs. Lockwood in room E122 for information. Deadline for online registration is Fri., January 10th.  Your physical must be on file in the clinic before the deadline.

FFA
Our monthly chapter meeting will be today, Thursday December 12th from 3-4:30 in D106.  This will be our Winter Party.  Please sign up with Mrs. O’Connor by Tuesday to attend.

Game Club
We will be meeting today, Friday, from 3:00-4:30pm in the media center.

Diversity Club
Today is No One Sits Alone Day. Find someone new to sit with at lunch. There will be get-to-know you games at your tables.

Also, don’t forget to write a kindness note to one or more teachers or staff members in celebration of Kindness week through today. Slips of paper, markers and colored pencils are at the administrator’s table in the commons at lunch. Diversity Club will deliver your messages next week.

Relay for Life
Pajama Pant Day! Pajama Pant Day! Pajama Pant Day! On Wednesday, December 18 you will be allowed to wear pajama pants if you donate $1 to your first hour teacher. All proceeds will benefit Relay for Life.

Liberty Agenda Cover
6th and 7th graders –Now through Christmas break get your crayons, markers, or colored pencils out and design our agenda cover for the 2020-2021 school year. We will pick two winners and decide which one will become the front and back cover. Each winner will win a $20 gift card to Michael’s Craft Store. Your design needs to be on an 8 1/2 X 11 sheet of white paper. Make sure to print your name and grade on the back of your art work. Please submit your design to Mrs. Wessel by January 17th.

Scholar Bowl
Come join the state qualifying team!  Liberty Scholar Bowl will be holding tryouts, Tuesday, after school in room B113. Make sure you have signed up if you plan on attending.

Field Hockey
Any field hockey player interested in playing indoor league with EHS should pick up a form in the main office. Registration is open until January 3rd.

Lunch Menu
Friday – Cheese lasagna rollup, side salad w/egg, fruit, dragon punch
Monday – Juicy Chicken sandwich, tater tots, fruit
Tuesday – Little Caesars Pizza, steamed broccoli, fruit
Wednesday – Corn dog, baked beans, cherry slushy, fruit
Thursday – Cook’s Choice
Friday – Cook’s Choice

Check Cashing Policy

Neither the Main Office nor the Cafeteria has funds available for cashing checks for students. Students should bring separate checks for payment of lunches, PE uniforms, Activity Fees, FIT collections. If you have any questions, contact the bookkeeper, Darlene Wessel, in the Main Office. Thank you for your cooperation.

Pick Up and Drop Off

IF you pick up or drop off your student at school, please use the north side of the building. This is the designated pick up/drop off area.

Security Measures

In an effort to keep our school safe, any visitor to our school needs to show photo I.D. when entering the building. Please be aware of this security measure. Also, once school begins for the day, all doors entering our building are locked with the exception of the main door. This is the door you must use to enter our building.

Electronic Devices

REMINDER: STUDENTS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO USE THEIR CELL PHONES ON THE BUSES TO OR FROM SCHOOL UNLESS IT IS AN EMERGENCY. Please remember that no electronic devices are allowed in school. Cell phones must be kept in lockers. Cell phones taken out during school or that ring during school will be confiscated. YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO HAVE CELL PHONES IN PURSES OR POCKETS. Even on “vibrate,” they are still a distraction in class.

Before School Rules

Please remember that 6th and 7th grade students are to be in the large gym until the bell rings at 7:50. The 8th graders need to have a seat in the Commons until the bell rings at 7:50. NO STUDENTS ARE ALLOWED TO BE ANYWHERE IN THE BUILDING, INCLUDING THEIR LOCKERS, UNTIL 7:50. Students who wish to eat breakfast should report the Commons and stay there until the 7:50 bell rings.

ACTIVITY BUSES

There is one activity bus available for students needing transportation from after-school activities. The run is at 4:45PM. The three buses arrive at school at 4:35 PM and leave 10 minutes later at 4:45. Please note that the activity bus drop-off points are not necessarily the same as on the regular after-school runs. Students should go to one of the buses, informs the bus driver of their address, and he/she will tell them which bus to board.

YMCA Procedures

  1. Must have a note on file.
  2. Must be escorted
  3. You may not return to Liberty to ride the activity bus.

YMCA

If you are planning to go to the Y after school, please pay attention to the following rules.

  1. Parental permission will be required. Students, who want to attend, must have a note from a parent. The note must be turned into the office by 1:00 PM on the day the student is requesting to attend.
  2. You must be a member of the YMCA to attend.
  3. The crossing guard will check students off a list prior to escorting them across the street. Students who are not on the approved list will not be allowed to cross to the YMCA.
  4. Students are not allowed to return to Liberty Middle School when they are finished at the YMCA. They may not come back to ride the 4:45PM Activity bus. It will be your parent’s responsibility to provide transportation from the YMCA.

The YMCA will provide a great opportunity for you; however, safety is our priority as our students cross the street to attend the Y. These guidelines will be strictly enforced to ensure all students safely cross Goshen Road.