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Daily Announcements

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

School Arrival and Departure


When walking to and from Vicksburg, please remember to show respectful behavior toward the property of others. Please use the sidewalks, do not cut through yards and do not climb the fence. 

Please assist us in keeping students and staff safe by adhering to the following guidelines.

For 4:30PM - 4:45PM student pick up

For morning and afternoon drop-off and pick-up

School Policies


Electronics Policy
Students, please be reminded that ALL electronics should be powered off before school begins. 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.

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, and/or FIT/GO collections.  If you have any questions, you may contact our bookkeeper Darlene Wessel, in the Main Office.  Thank You for your cooperation.

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.

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 run 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, inform the bus driver of their address, and he/she will tell them which bus to board.

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.

Daily Announcements


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 back doors which are unlocked until 7:50am. 

After School Tutoring - Tutoring will take place every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday after school from 3:00-4:30. If you are interested in attending, you must sign up on the clip board in the main office upon your arrival to school in the morning. The first 15 students will be allowed to stay that afternoon.

If you don’t have homework to work on we ask that you don’t stay after school. You will not be allowed to be on a computer during tutoring time unless you have a note signed from your teacher saying that you need computer access for your assignment. If you are staying for tutoring, you are to gather outside of the media center at the end of the day.  No food or drinks allowed in the classroom. This time is strictly designated for you to be working and/or getting assistance on your school work. See Mr. Foster if you have any questions.

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.

Liberty Girls Volleyball - There will be a meeting for all girls interested in trying out for the Liberty Girls Volleyball team on Thursday, November 15th during Activity Period in the Commons.  If you are unable to make the meeting, please see Coach Keeven in room C108 for the information.  The volleyball tryouts will begin on Monday, December 3rd, right after school.  You must register online and have a current physical on file in order to tryout.    If you have questions, please see Coach Keeven.

Liberty Boys Basketball – Teachers, please dismiss the boys’ basketball players at 2:15 today for their game in Alton.

FFA - The November chapter meeting is Wednesday, November 14th during activity.  Fundraiser items will be distributed at the meeting.  All members are encouraged to attend.  See you then!

Math Team - Math team meetings start after school this Thursday, November 15 from 3 – 4:30 in Mrs. Sok’s classroom D115!  If you’re interested in joining, see Mrs. Sok for more information or simply come to our first meeting!  Hope to see you there!

Box Tops
– It’s time for holiday baking and cooking which means it’s time to bring in Box Tops. Collect Box Tops from participating items and bring them into your language arts teachers. We will collect during the months of November and December. The classroom that collects the most Box Tops will get a holiday cookies and milk party. Start cooking and start collecting!

Panther Tracks:  Did you know we have champion athletes at Liberty?  We also have a new club, new teachers, a retiring teacher and much more!  Get the latest news around school at Panthertracksnews.com

Lunch Menu -
Tuesday – Little Caesars Pizza, spinach salad, cheese stick, fruit
Wednesday – Meatball sub, baked beans, oven fries, fruit
Thursday – Thanksgiving Dinner
Friday – Bosco sticks, marinara, corn, fruit



 

 





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Liberty Middle School · 1 District Drive · Edwardsville, IL 62025
Phone (618) 655-6800 · Fax (618) 692-9264
Questions or Comments? Email Beth Crumbacher at bcrumbacher@ecusd7.org