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1/26-1/30- Celebrate Literacy Week
1/27- “Get to Know PTO” night @ 6 pm
2/2- Student Holiday
2/3- Middle School curriculum night for incoming 6th graders
2/5- Middle School curriculum night for rising 7th and 8th graders
2/9 & 2/10- FSA writing field test grades 4-7

General News and Information

Office hours- 7:30-3:30
Student hours- 8:30-2:50
Wednesdays- Early release 1:50

“New” SAC Parent Survey
Attention parents! Please take a moment to complete our SAC survey. Your input and feedback is important to us.
Survey

“New” Policy change in effect as of January 20, 2015

All transportation changes must be received, in writing, by 10:00am

Early checkouts must be completed by 2:00pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

Early checkouts must be completed by 1:00pm on Wednesdays.

These changes are necessary to facilitate the safe dismissal of our students. 

“New” ELL Club
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.
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Yearbook orders

Be sure to order your copy of the yearbook today! The window closes on February 13th.
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Honor Roll Program Card

Animoto video of LPA’s “Of the Year” recipients

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.

ESE Parent Advisory Council meetings- All parents are invited to participate. For more information contact the ESE office at 904-547-7712:  February 19, 2015 6:00pm – 8:00pm 40 Orange Street, 3rd floor auditorium

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.

ESE Survey
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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.”

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.

Donations Wanted-The Liberty Pines Positive Behavior Support (PBS) team is asking for donations for our middle grades PBS Rewards Cart. This cart is brought to each middle grades homeroom class once per week and allows the students to “purchase” items using their PBS Cards. We are in need of the following items to help keep our cart stocked:

  • Gel pens
  • Folders
  • Binders
  • Highlighters
  • Composition Books
  • Colored Pens
  • Pencils
  • Erasers

Please forward all items to Mr. Cromwell, Dean of Students. Thank you for your support!

Empowering Excellence in Educators
triple-eLearn about St. Johns County School District’s new instructional evaluation system that will advance student growth and academic achievement.


PTO Corner
For information about PTO activities, events, newsletters, spirit wear orders and more please visit the PTO web site

“New” Join us on Tuesday, January 27th at 6pm in the LPA cafe for “Get to Know PTO” night. Mrs. Thayer, along with memebers of current and past PTO Boards, will be there to share some of the ways PTO helps support our school. There will be an opportunity to ask questions and to find out how to get involved. Light refreshments will be available and children are welcome.


Middle Grades News


“New” Order PE Uniform

“New” FSA Field Testing information Grades 6 and 7

“New” AVID info for rising 9th graders

“New” Bartram Trail Parent Night

On Tuesday, February 10th @6:00pm, Bartram Trail High School will be hosting an 8th Grade Parent Night for our rising 9th grade parents and students.  The night will serve as informational meeting to learn about all things Bartram Trail and high school in general.  Topics will include the registration process, course offerings, extracurricular and athletic opportunities, and more.  Students and parents will also be given the opportunity to tour our campus, meet 9th grade teachers, and hear student testimonials from current Bears.
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“New”
Middle School Curriculum Nights

Principal Thayer, the Guidance team and teachers will host two middle school curriculum nights at LPA.

Tuesday, February 3 – 6:00-7:15 pm.  This evening is for parents of all students who will be 6th Graders in 2015-2016

Thursday, February 5 – 6:00-7:15 pm.  This evening is for parents of all students who will be 7th or 8th graders in 2015-2016.

These informational sessions will highlight course offerings and learning options, as well as tips for student success. Parents who want to be better informed about the requirements in middle grades, advanced and support course availability and course registration timelines will want to attend. 

Parents will meet in the LPA Cafeteria.

“New” High School Showcase

High Shool Academies Information
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K-5 Corner

“New” FSA Field Testing information Grades 4 and 5


 Student Showcase

Congratulations to 8th grader Joanne L. for winning the LPA Spelling Bee, and for 5th grader Jack W. as the runner-up. Since Joanne will be in Washington DC, Jack will represent LPA on January 21st.

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“New” Liberty Parade 2014


Military Supply Collection 2014-2015

For the fourth 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 2014-2015 school year.  Below, please see the list of “Military Supply Collection dates” for the 2014-2015 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.
2014-2015 Military Supply Collection

In the months of January and February, sixth and seventh grade students will be collecting supplies and writing letters.  Please use the carepackage supply list below and send in your donated supplies by Friday, February 27th.  Your child will be writing their letters in class during a writing lesson.
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2014-2015 military parent letter FINAL

Thank you for your support in making this year-long project so successful!

 

For Parents

Attendance Policy/Tardy Policy
Florida Pre-paid
FL Sex Offenders Registry

FSA portal
Home Access Center
Registration, grades 1 to 8
Registration, Kindergarten
School Supplies (1st-8th)
K supplies
Map & Directions to Liberty Pines Academy
Transportation
Triple E (Empowering Excellence in Educators)

For Students

LPA Athletics
SJMSAA
Clubs and Activities
L.E.E. Language Exploration Enrichment

District Information

St. Johns County School District
Bullying
Code of Conduct
ESE
Parent Resource Guide 2014/2015
Zoning

Health and Nutrition Information

Elementary health screening letter
Middle Grades health screening letter
Medication Policy
Medication Authorization Form

EVD-68 info
Tips for Parents

 

General Forms

School Access Form
Home Access form
LPA Entry Form
SJCSD Student Conduct Code Acknowledgement
AUP/waiver for personal electronics
LPA Student Planner Acknowledgement
 
Release of Student Directory Information

Other Links and Documents

Administration
Archived Messages from Principal
Band Boosters (coming soon)
Business Partners 2013
Gifted Information
Edmodo
Yearbook
Student Planner
Washington DC Tour
SIP link