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Liberty High School

Good Morning Liberty!

February 25, 2016





In honor of the leap year, this Monday, during lunch, we are playing leap the river. The winners from each class will compete against each other. The overall winner will get a ticket worth $1.50 at the concession stand.


Cindy Unmisig with Educational Talent Search will meet with the kids Thursday, February 25, in Mr. Kasparie’s health room.

9th & 10th grades 11:30-12:00

7th & 8th grades 12:15-12:45

6th grade            1:00-1:30

11th & 12th grades 1:40-2:10


Please make sure you turn in your schedule request for next year by this Friday, Feb 26th to  Mr. Adams.=


FCCLA had a strong showing with 9 members competing at the Section 8 STAR and Proficiency Competitive Event Competition. Congratulations to all of the following members for their hard work and the desire to educate, lead, and serve others through their FCCLA projects.

   Proficiency Event

Shelby Clinging – 1st Place in Interior Design Event Senior Category

         STAR Event:

Sabrina Davis & Emily Zanger -1st Place in Illustrated Talk Event Senior Category

Rachel Hinkle 1st Place in Environmental Ambassador Event Senior Category

Logan Waid & Reed Tate – 1st Place in National Program in Action Senior Category

Todd Klingele – 1st Place in National Program in Action Jr. Category

Madelyn Haley & Jayla Jensen - 2nd Place in Illustrated Talk Event Jr. Category





HS Boys Baseball – Anyone interested in playing HS Baseball please attend a parent/player meeting Thursday, February 25 at 5:30.


John Wood Community College’s Fine Arts Department will hold auditions for music scholarships and portfolio reviews for visual arts scholarships on Friday, March 18.


High school seniors, first-time college students and transfer students from other colleges interested in auditioning for full or partial instrumental or vocal scholarships to JWCC for the 2016-17 academic year are encouraged to register before March 16 for priority appointments. Students may also audition on the day of the event without an appointment.


For information and to set an appointment for a music audition, contact Dr. Steven Soebbing, JWCC instructor of music and theatre, at 217.641.4999 or ssoebbing@jwcc.edu.


Junior High Quiz Bowl match today at home - meet at 3:15 in Mrs. Rowland's room. 


Junior High boys and girls track parent informational meeting today at 5:30 in the cafeteria. 


Students – Don’t forget to bring your coins in to fill the Freezing for a Reason buckets. Donations will be accepted all week. Money goes to the Special Olympics’ Polar Plunge. The person with the most money in their bucket will freeze for a good reason! J


Seniors – JWCC foundation, academic, and leadership scholarship applications are available in Mr. Adam’s office. They are due March 8, 2016.


National FFA Week is next week!  February 22-26


Thursday- You can wear a hat for $1. The $1 will be donated to the Liberty Food Pantry. A bale toss will happen in the ag shop at lunch. 

Friday- Wear your favorite FFA t-shirt! There will be a wood splitting contest during lunch in the ag shop this day. 



There will also be a food drive going on all week. The classes will be going head to head to see who can bring in the most non-perishable food for the Liberty Food Pantry. The class to bring in the most food by Friday, February 26 will win a pizza party. However, to get pizza with your class you have to do your part too. The winning class members that bring four or more non-perishable food items in will receive the pizza party. If you don't contribute to your class's winning, you don't receive pizza. Turn your food items into the FFA members standing at the front doors every morning or to Mr. Buyck. 



          March 1 – 6th hour

          March 8 – 7th hour

          March 15 – 8th hour

          March 22 – 1st hour

          April 5 -   2nd hour         





Important Dates:

March 1 – HS Vocal Concert in the HS gym at 7:00 pm

March 11 – End of 3rd nine weeks – School Improvement Day, 11:30 dismissal

March 12 & 13—3rd Annual 5 on 5 Basketball Tournament. The boys play on Saturday and the girls play on Sunday.

March 24 – 2:00 dismissal

Thursday, March 24th thru Tuesday, March 29th—SPRING BREAK- School resumes on Wednesday March 30th.

Friday, March 31st—Spring Pictures

April 8 – JH Dance @ Liberty School 6-9 pm

April 23 – Liberty High School Prom @ Quality Inn, 5:30 pm

May 3 – Liberty Vocal Concert, k-12 grades, 1:15-2:15 in LHS gym

May 3 – High School Awards Night, 7-8 pm in the LHS gym

May 10 – Spring ExtravaBANDZA, 5-12 grades, 7-8 pm in the LHS gym

Lunch for Today:

Thursday – Corn Dog, Sun Chips, Baked Beans, Fruit

Friday – Stuffed Crust Pizza, Salad, Fruit, Cookie

 Liberty Community Unit School District #2 | 505 N Park St | Liberty IL 62347 | 217-645-3433   217-645-3241 FAX