Liberty Academy Newsletter

January 25, 2017

Inspired to Teach--Now and in the Future

A free professional development conference for teachers and aspiring teachers:

Monday, February 20, 2017--President's Day
William Jewell College
500 College Hill, Liberty, MO 64068
8:30am to 12:30pm
Continental breakfast will be served at the opening general session.

A unique conference for both practicing teachers and high school students who want to become teacher. The program is differentiated: you get to select the sessions that meet your needs.


Participants will choose from 12 sessions designed for practicing teachers, aspiring teachers or both, some of which are:
*Mindfulness strategies*Creating a Positive Climate for Collaboration*Making Critical Thinking Visible*Windows and Mirrors for Diverse Learners*Problem-Based Learning* Unleashing Student Understanding

Registration is free to the first 200 participants: www.jewell.edu/inspired-to-teach-conference

Bowl-A-Thon

The 18th Annual Bowl-a-thon to Benefit the American Cancer Society will be held from 1-3 on March 11 at Retro Bowl in Liberty. Students are organizing prizes and will have t-shirts to sell! Please contact Shannon Lawson if you would like to help in any way. slawson@liberty.k12.mo.us
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Liberty Public Schools: Cross Town Showdown!

What: Liberty Public Schools Cross Town Showdown
When: February 4, 2017 @ 5:00 PM
Where: Liberty North Fieldhouse
Why: Raise funds for the Liberty Schools “Building Pride” Activity Complexes Campaign


Join us for some stiff competitive basketball between the faculty from Liberty North High School and the faculty from Liberty High School. Your admission donation of $10 for adults and $5 for students will grant you entrance to the game, along with one raffle ticket.
Additional raffle tickets will be available for $5/ticket or 5 tickets for $20. Raffle items include an Apple watch, iPad, TV, letterman jacket, and much more! All proceeds will go directly towards the Liberty Schools “Building Pride” Activity Complexes Campaign. Come cheer on your favorite faculty member, enjoy performances by both high school bands, cheer and dance teams, and benefit the community at the same time! Let’s see which school can fill the stands the fullest!