Galaxy Gazette

Staff News Updates for Liberty School: Volume 1 (Sept. 2015)

What is the Galaxy Gazette?

Hello Liberty Family! The Galaxy Gazette is a staff newsletter designed to keep you informed and up to date with important information discussed in committee meetings.
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Have you Joined PFE?

Support our students by making a contribution to our amazing Liberty School PFE. Money donated for membership goes right back to our kids! Follow them on Twitter and Facebook.

Facebook Link:

Twitter: @PFE_Liberty

Fundraisers and More!

PFE will be holding their first fundraiser for Yankee Candles. Don't forget to share the information with your students. Sales will be from September 24th - October 12th.

The PFE is also working on a bench being donated to celebrate Kellie. More information to come on the dedication.

Admin News!

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We know that NWEA is our main source for MAP testing, however their skills navigator is a great resource to take advantage of for RTI. This resource will be piloted first by Amber, as she meets with her groups.

Safety Reminders

Fire, Tornado and Lockdown Drills - please continue to reinforce our expectations and goals with students.

DCFS - Should there be a student situation that needs to involve DCFS, please remember to notify Cynthia, Dan and Laura immediately. Please don't investigate the situation or wait until the end of the day to notify admin.

Upcoming Events

Parent iPad University

Tuesday, Oct. 6th, 6:30pm

8801 West 151st Street

Orland Park, IL

Letters were placed in your mailbox to send home with your students. If you are interested in being involved, please see Dan, Laura, Michelle or Emily for more information.

ICE Chip Mini Conference

Saturday, Oct. 24th, 9am

5800 151st Street

Oak Forest, IL

Looking for a fun way obtain PD? Come out and join the ICE (Illinois Computing Educators) Chip mini conference in Oak Forest. Topics range to cover technology, but also curriculum. Registration should be open in the next week, if you are interested in presenting yourself, see Michelle. Here is the link for more information.