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Parent Zoom Meeting with Claudio Torres

This Tuesday, October 27th, 2020. There are two meeting times to choose from, 2:00 and/or 5:30

Please join us. This is a great way to learn about what is going on in the school.

These meetings will be the LAST TUESDAY of each month.

Time: Oct 27, 2020 02:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

https://zoom.us/j/99655388636?pwd=YnZNYTdBaUhhME04bi9aSTdjRUM0UT09

Meeting ID: 996 5538 8636

Passcode: Z9jKk4

OR

Time: Oct 27, 2020 05:30 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

https://zoom.us/j/96390634413?pwd=NExSazg5KzFqZUZXeW5BVHNISHk0Zz09

Meeting ID: 963 9063 4413

Passcode: p5H9Qy

 

Tech Support Available to Help with Remote Learning!

Superintendent Search Community Survey

What qualities do you want to see in our new Superintendent? Now's your chance to tell us here.

What is Eureka Math?

FOOD DISTRIBUTION

 Thursday, October 8, will be food distribution from 3 to 6 pm at Liberty.

SCHOOL PARADE!!!!

Join us this Wednesday, September 30th, for our welcome back parade starting at 3:30!

Check out Facebook or ask your child's teacher for more information. Click here for the map.

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ELP MEETINGS

Do you have questions about the Extended Learning Program (ELP)?

Please click here to find out about some upcoming informational meetings.

Register your children to attend our school this year.

Registration for the 2020-2021 School Year

After-School Program Enrollment

If you are interested in finding out information about our

after-school program, please click HERE.

Please Register Online Now

Dear Parents

 

We have online registration open , so if you received your mailer in the mail or in your email, please go in and do your online registration.  For the proof of address you can bring them in on the dates that were posted. It is very important that we get the online registration done. 

Register Your Students for Our School (New and Returning Students)

Parents should have received an email or letter to register their child.  Go to http://registration.slcschools.org . The letters gave Student Id and Pin numbers.  If a student did not get either, please call the school. 801-578-8180.

New or Returning Student - Salt Lake City School District

PRE-K REGISTRATION

Online applications to pre-register for preschool will be available beginning June 1, 2020, under the early childhood registration link;

https://www.slcschools.org/departments/teaching-and-learning/early-childhood/registration-information/

Registration Information | Salt Lake City School District

All Pre-K 4 classes are held Monday through Thursday. To be considered for the full day options at Backman, Beacon Heights, Bennion, Escalante, Franklin, Liberty, Meadowlark, Mountain View, North Star and Riley families must reside within school boundaries.. All other Pre-K 4 locations offer three hours per day and have a.m. or p.m.session options. . School locations are: Dilworth, Edison ...

www.slcschools.org

Students must turn 3 or 4 by September 1, 2020. When is it safe to return to the Early Childhood building, the office will review applications and will then begin to schedule individual appointments to review required documents, and to determine qualified placement. The first month's tuition will be due at the time of the appointment. 

Required enrollment documents:

  • Child's Official Birth Certificate
  • Child's Immunization Certificate
  • Proof of address
  • Parent or legal guardian photo ID
  • First month's tuition 

*To see if you qualify for Title I reduced tuition, also provide your Income Tax Return from 2019 (1040 form) where your child’s name is listed.

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact our office at 801-974-8396 ext. 0 or 801-974-9007 ext. 0 for assistance. Thank you for your patronage during this difficult time, and we look forward to seeing you soon.

Borrow a Laptop This Summer to Keep Learning

DEVICE RETURN & SUMMER DEVICE USAGE 

  •  We are asking that all student devices be returned to be inventoried and refreshed for the new school year. 

  •  If a student is interested in using a device during the summer to continue their learning, they can check out a device at the Liberty Community Learning Center (1078 S 300 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84111) starting Monday, June 8.   

  • We will have device check-out and tech support from 11 am-2 pm, Monday-Thursday at the Liberty Community Learning Center throughout the summer.

ITEM RETURN AND PICKUP!

It is time to return laptops, cords, library books, and musical instruments. We would like you to wait until June 1st, 2nd, or 3rd to return your laptop so that you can continue learning through the remainder of the school year. However, if you are leaving town before these dates, you can return them this week.

When you bring back your technology and school items, you can pick up your student's personal items, chocolate order, as well as spring pictures (if you had them taken). Our paras are available on the 300 East side to take your items and get your personal items for you.

Here is the schedule for item return and pick-up:

Tuesday 5/26- 9 am to 7 pm
Wednesday 5/27 9 am- 7 pm
Thursday 5/28 9 am- 7 pm
Friday 5/29 9 am- 7 pm
Saturday 5/30 11 am-2 pm
Monday 6/1 9 am- 7 pm
Tuesday 6/2 9 am- 7 pm
Wednesday 6/3 9 am- 7 pm

A Message To Our Students and Families

THIS FRIDAY, MAY 15...

 

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Family Help and Resources During Covid-19

Dear Families,

Here are some resources to support you during Covid-19:

Assistance Information

Prevent Cybebullying

Registering a New Students

Registering a Student Who is Out of Our School’s Boundary

PHISHING AND PHONE CALL SCAMS

  • COVID-19 email phishing and phone call scams are rampant right now. 
  • Be careful not to give your personal information over the phone or in an email. 
  • Almost all reputable organizations will never ask for your password or personal information in an email. 
  • Please be certain of the people you are talking with or emailing.

 

 

LAPTOPS

Hello Everyone:

We will have evening laptop distribution from 4 – 7 p.m. tonight (Thursday, April, 9) and tomorrow (Friday, April, 10) at the following locations Rose Park, Mountain View, and Liberty.

Join PLAYWORKS Live at Home!

Playworks is going Live on Facebook! Students and parents can join Playworks Coaches for live-streamed recess every weekday morning, afternoon, and evening where there will be stretches, games, cheers, and more. They can tune in to @MakeRecessCount morning, afternoon, and evening to play along! For more information visit: https://www.playworks.org/get-involved/play-at-home/ This campaign is called #PlayAtHome.

From Our Counselors

Here are contact numbers and links to useful activities from Ms. Sheridan and Ms. Dean. They care about you and want to make sure you are feeling okay.

Ms. Sheridan Dastrup Grades K-2 and 6th M-F  Google Voice 801-742-1602 (During School Hours)

Download Remind App (to contact K-2 Counselor)
Kindergarten https://www.remind.com/join/sdastru
1st Grade www.remind.com/join/ch86f4
2nd Grade www.remind.com/join/3ghbge

Mrs. Lara Dean Grades 3-6 M, T, Th, F  Google Voice 801-839-4768 (During School Hours)

Download Remind App (to contact 3-6 Counselor)
3rd Grade https://www.remind.com/join/b6hcfk
4th Grade https://www.remind.com/join/g3egcc 
5th Grade www.remind.com/join/fdaeb23
6th Grade www.remind.com/join/c4f2fd

Keep Learning from Library, Music, and Art

Students,

Your LIBRARY, MUSIC, COMPUTER, and ART Teachers have more for you to learn...

Art is waiting for you.

Music is waiting for you.

Computer is waiting for you.

Library is waiting for you.

Calm and Fun Activities at Home

Please enjoy these activities while you are at home. 

Even adults will enjoy the calming activities.

(Thank you to our counselor, Ms. Dean, for sharing this.)

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Learning From Home

When your kids are home, they can keep learning. Here are some resources to support that learning:

  • UTAH EDUCATION NETWORK (UEN)
  • PBSUtah.org
  • Our school district pays for your child to access thousands of digital books (some even read aloud as your child turns the page). Many of our students have accessed Sora from Liberty. They can also use it from home by entering their student number and password (the same they use to log onto our computers at school). You can easily add the Sora app to your phone. Sora
  • All students enrolled in the Salt Lake City School District schools have a City Library card number. This number (along with a pin that you make up) can be used to access digital books, magazines, language learning, computer skills, and more for both children and adults. Contact the Salt Lake City Public Library to find out how you can get your child’s City Library number. SALT LAKE CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY
  • Salt Lake City Public Library – Main Branch (downtown)

210 East 400 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

801-524-8200

Mon–Thu · 9am–9pm
Fri–Sat · 9am–6pm
Sun · 1–5pm

  • Read-Alouds

Storytime from space-

https://storytimefromspace.com/

Picture books read by actors-

https://www.storylineonline.net/

More-

https://librivox.org/search

GET YOUR KIDS MOVING (this is a favorite with teachers at Liberty. Your kids will probaby know these exercises and be happy to see them): GoNoodle.com :-)

 

PLAYWORKS' FEBRUARY 2020 NEWSLETTER

Playworks January Newsletter

Take a look at Playworks’ January Newsletter.

PARENT INPUT WANTED

Late Start Listening Tour

The Salt Lake City Board of Education is considering implementing later start times for our SLCSD high schools.  

In order to make an informed decision, the Board of Education has spent time learning about the pros and cons of late start, digging into research on the subject, and listening to informal community input. This year, the Board hired a firm, Y2Analytics, to gather community feedback in a more formal manner. Y2Analytics reported their findings at our last Board meeting earlier this month. 

As part of the discussion, four different start time options were shared with the Board, Options A, B, C, which you can find on our district websitelink to late start options. At their next meeting, Board members will discuss these options and their impact on our students.  

In the month of January, Board members will also embark on a listening tour throughout the district. Because a change to high school start times will impact starting/ending times for almost all other schools in the district, we invite all SLCSD community members and stakeholders to join us at one of four listening sessions to share your thoughts on late start with our Board.

Meetings will be held on: 

Spanish translation will be provided at all four meetings. If you need translation services in any other language, we would be happy to accommodate. Translation requests require at least 48 hours’ notice and can be requested by calling Lisa Alleman at 801-578-8351. 

We hope you’ll join us at one or more of our listening sessions. If you are unable to attend any of the meetings, you can sign up to share your thoughts during the public comment portion of any Board meeting (sign up in person or by calling 801-578-8351) or reach out to your individual Board member. Contact information for all Board members can be found on our websiteboard member page

Playworks December Newsletter

Click here for Playworks’ December Newsletter.

Winter Break

PLAYWORKS NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER!

Here is a newsletter from our wonderful recess and PE leader, Coach Liz.

Make up Pictue Day is Coming...

Wednesday, November 13 is make up picture day if your child did not get their photo taken last month.

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Halloween Parade

Parents, Come watch our students parade through our school and into the gym in their costumes.Image result for halloween costumes kid

This Thursday:

  • Halloween Parade

    • K-6 8:30 am

    • Pre-K am 9:30 am

    • Pre-K pm 1:30 pm 

Student Flu Shot Clinic

October 28 at Liberty.

Parent-Teacher Conferences & Book Fair

Parent-Teacher Conferences are next week, October 10 and 11 (Thursday and Friday). Please make sure you have made a time to meet with your child’s teacher.

Also, visit the BOOK FAIR up in the library Wednesday October 9 afterschool until 4:30. Thursday and Friday during parent-teacher conferences. Don’t miss out. We will close by 6:30 on Friday, October 11.  (If you are having trouble getting to the book fair those hours, please contact Ms. Houtz, our librarian regarding best times to shop the fair during the school day. 801-578-8180 ext. 2012)

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ELEMENTARY ELP TESTING

Please click on the link to find out information about upcoming elementary ELP testing (for gifted and high ability students) and Parent Information Meetings: Salt Lake School District’s Extended Learning Program information.

BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT AND BBQ DINNER!

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Please join us on August 29th from 5:00-7:00 pm for a back-to-school barbeque and classroom visits.

This is a great time to get to know your child’s teacher and the rest of the community.

Please feel free to contact the school office 801-578-8180 if you have any questions. 


Families,

Please join our School Community Council. Meetings are the last Wednesday of the month at 4:00, starting in September, for no more than an hour.

This committee is responsible for helping decide where to spend our Land Trust money as well as make many school decisions regarding calendars, schedules, and other budget priorities.

Even if you can only come to some of the meetings, we would love to have your input. We look forward to see you on September 25th!

We Are Sad to Announce

It is with heavy hearts we are informing you about the death of a long time teacher and friend in the Liberty and Lincoln community: Brith Dean.

She passed away on June 5 of a fatal heart arrhythmia. (Or after complications proceeding a heart attack.)  

Ms. Brith has been part of our school's community for over 22 years. She has touched the lives of many students and families as she worked diligently to teach students to become stronger readers.
The funeral services will be held on Tuesday, June 18, with the viewing starting at 11 and the funeral service starting at 1. It will be held at the Foothill 6th ward at 2215 Roosevelt Ave. You are welcome to attend the service to celebrate her life and the impact she had on so many.  For more information please look at the school Facebook page or call her daughter, Mrs. Emily, at 801-831-1481.

ARE YOU READY FOR SOME CHALLENGES THIS SUMMER?

(Toddlers, elementary students, teens, and even adults can read and do other fun activities and WIN PRIZES.

 

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Library Summer Hours

Liberty’s library will be open WEDNESDAY MORNINGS 8:00-12:00 during Summer School, June 12 – July 17.

Come Join Us!!!

Art and Literacy Night will be...

MONDAY, APRIL 15

5:30-7:00 PM

at Liberty Elementary School (both upstairs and downstairs)

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 Families, please come join us to see the work your children are doing with writing, reading and art projects.

The City Library will also join us to print out free LIBRARY CARDS and may come with some free books.

(No identification needed for your child to get their library card.)

WINTER READING CHALLENGE