May 2nd & 3rd-FSA ELA 7th grade
May 3rd and 4th- FCAT Science 5th grade
May 4th and 5th – FSA Math 8th grade
May 5th, 6th, 9th & 10th- DE 3rd grade
May 9th & 10th – Alg I EOC
May 11th & 12th- Geometry EOC
May 13th- Civics EOC 7th grade
May 11th-19th- K DE testing
May 20th – 5th grade Resource EOC
May 23rd- 3rd grade Resource EOC
May 24th- 4th grade Resource EOC
May 17th-25th- Middle Grades Semester Exams
General News and Information
Office hours- 7:30-3:30
Student hours– 8:30-2:50
Wednesdays– Early release 1:50
“New” Spring Exam Schedule
We have a limited number of yearbooks on sale now through SchoolPay. The cost is $40 and they are sold on a first come, first served basis. Once these are sold, there will be no additional copies of the yearbook sold this year.
Superintendent Search Input
The SJCSD will hold a community forum to gather input for the new superintendent. Click here for further information.
“New” Congratulations to our weekly proctor winners
Each randomly selected volunteer is the recipient of a $15 gift card compliments of our PTO
M. Ibasco- Week of 3/30-4/2
C. Van Halter– Week of 4/11-4/15
J. Cook– Week of 4/18-4/22
We will continue to draw names through 5/13.
“New” Proctors Still Needed
We are currently in our second big wave of testing, which continues until mid May. We have many slots to fill over the course of two months, so if you can sign up for multiple days we’d appreciate it. Use the link below to select the dates that work for you. Any questions please call Carlene Moody or Dianna Carlson-Bright at 547-7900. Thank you for your help!
Economic Security Report
Section 1002.20(24), Florida Statutes, requires each middle school and high school student or the student’s parent be provided a two-page summary of the Department of Economic Opportunity’s economic security report of employment and earning outcomes. Complete access for a full report is available at the link below
FSA Presentation from Coffee w/ the Principal
Hardship waiver information
District Honor Card
2015 2016 Honor Card BusinessesQ3
new letterhead SsuperQ3
Thank you to the St. Johns Golf and CC Rotary for sponsoring Liberty Pines as an AVID School. Rotary is partnering with LPA to support the learning of LPA students.
Do you have questions about Florida Standards Assessment or State End of Course Exams? Plan to attend these informational sessions to learn more.
FSA Nights – elementary Flyer
FSA Nights – secondary
Florida Standards Parent Resource
Economic Security Report
Economic Security Report
Bus Routes The St. Johns County School District’s (SJCSD) bus routes for the 2015-2016 school year are available online at www.stjohns.k12.fl.us/transportation/routes. For additional questions or information, call the Transportation Department at 547-7810.
Home Access Information-For online access to a student’s grades, parents need to complete the form and return it to our front office staff. Once returned, access information will be given to your child within 3 school days. Learn more about eSchoolPlus and Home Access Center (HAC)
LPA is a Positive Behavior Support School- Liberty Pines Academy is a Positive Behavior Support School which is committed to providing a safe environment for all students. For further information, please click here.
School Board updates-Beverly Slough, District 1 representative to the St. Johns County School Board, writes periodic updates for parents and others concerning school district matters. If you would like to receive the updates, please email her at Beverly.Slough@stjohns.k12.fl.us so that she can add you to the distribution.
Interpreter Information- “If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance and planning to attend a school meeting or program, please contact Liberty Pines Academy with your specific need at 547-7900.”
Are you a Spanish speaking student who would like some assistance with learning English, or maybe you need some homework help? Mrs. Gilbes is sponsoring the new ELL club. If you are interested please read her letter below for more information.
Hola chicos y chicas
Information on Gifted Screenings and Evaluations-The St. Johns County School District screens all 2nd grade students each year to identify those who many be eligible for gifted services. Students at other grade levels are screened on a referral basis. Please refer to gifted information page under our links for information on the timeline and how to request screenings. Children in the St. Johns County School District (SJCSD) are allowed two screenings by any school in the SJCSD.
ONLINE PAYMENTS (School Pay)
Parents can now pay several types of school fees online as designated by each school. It’s quick, easy and convenient.
SchoolPay Help Line: 888-88-MYPAY
Empowering Excellence in Educators
Learn about St. Johns County School District’s new instructional evaluation system that will advance student growth and academic achievement.
For information about PTO activities, events, newsletters, spirit wear orders and more please visit the PTO web site
Message from Dr. Joyner
Middle Grades News
“New” Washington DC 2017
Get Ready for Washington DC 2017!
8th Grade Students can sign up for the 2017 Washington DC trip by making their initial deposit on School Pay. Interested parents and students will want to attend an informational meeting on Tuesday, April 19 @ 6 pm in the cafeteria to learn details about this exciting opportunity. We will only take 90 students on this trip of a lifetime.
PE Uniforms are now availabe for order through School Pay
Course Verification Forms
Course Option Verification Forms were due February 26, 2016. Did you miss our Middle Grades information meeting? Please click here to view Mrs. Thayer’s PPT presentation for additional information regarding your child’s course options and requirements.
Academically Challenging Curriculum to Enhance Learning (ACCEL) options are available to Liberty Pines Academy students who demonstrate superior performance on Florida’s Comprehensive Assessment Tests (4’s and 5’s) and above standard grades (B’s and A’s) on end of year report cards.
High performing learners will be clustered within classrooms to receive differentiated instruction. Students will select tiered assignments which require in depth-inferences and applications which go beyond what was taught. Differentiated assessments will require students to generate and test hypothesis, read complex informational text and then practice and deepen knowledge.
Parents who want to learn more about advanced curriculum offerings and the acceleration process should contact the Guidance Department at 904-547-7900
2016-2017 ACCEL by Parent Request – Conditional Performance Contract
Dates for Rising 9th Graders
FSA Parent Night presentation
3-5 FSA letters
Students in Action
Military Supply Collection
For the fifth year in a row, LPA will continue our military supply collection and letter writing campaign for soldiers deployed overseas. Our project was so successful in past years that we have decided to keep our momentum moving into the 2015-2016 school year. Below, please see the list of “Military Supply Collection dates” for the 2015-2016 school year. Your child’s grade level will be participating only in the given months. The Jacksonville USO has graciously partnered with us to ship all of our supplies and letters overseas to our deserving soldiers.
2015-2016 Military Supply Collection
Middle Grades will be collecting items in the months of January and February and all supplies are due by Feb 24th.
2015-2016 military parent letter FINAL middle grades
Thank you for your support in making this year-long project so successful!