The Patriot Press
Liberty Park Elementary School
Week of October 28, 2019
Dear Liberty Park Families,
It has been a great first week back from Fall Break! We even had a visit from Boomer of the Pacers on Thursday to support our Anti Bullying promise at Liberty Park!
I want to thank all of you who attended Parent - Teacher Conferences prior to Fall Break. We had terrific attendance! It was great to see all of you here supporting your student(s). Thank you for being so involved in your child's education and for being a part of our Liberty Park team. Thank you for being amazing parents!
I hope that you and your family have a great weekend and as always, I thank you for your continued support of Liberty Park Elementary!
Boomer Visits LP to share his Anti Bullying Message!
Students hard at work practicing their critical thinking skills!
Dads Club Fall Tailgate Cookout!
November 4th - Picture Retake Day
November 4th - Canned Food Drive Begins
November 5th - No School for Students - Teacher Professional Development
November 11th - 4th Grade Veterans Day Performance
November 13th - 2nd quarter Progress Reports sent home
November 14th - Family Movie Night @ 6pm (PTA Meeting @ 5:30pm)
November 18th - 4th Grade Spell Bowl Competition @ LP
November 19th - Town Hall Meeting @ LP 6pm
November 27th-29th - Thanksgiving Break - No School
Meet a New LP Patriot!
Yolanda Gonzalez - 2nd Grade
Yolanda Smith Gonzalez is in her 25th year of teaching in MSD of Warren. She received a BS in Education degree from Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio. From Indiana Wesleyan University, Yolanda also holds a MS in Elementary Education as well as a K-12 Administration license. Originally from Lansing, Michigan, Yolanda currently resides in Carmel, Indiana with her husband, son and daughter, mother, and furbaby, Blue.
Journey of a Graduate (JoG) Survey
MSD of Warren Township will be creating a comprehensive strategic plan based on community input that will ensure all students and staff have the conditions necessary to develop and apply Journey of a Graduate (JoG) skills. Click link to take survey.
Town Hall Meetings
The purpose of the Town Hall meetings is to provide our community, including our staff, the opportunity to interact with the district to provide input on the future of Warren Schools for our 2020-2025 Strategic Plan. It is our goal to develop a comprehensive plan that will ensure all students and staff have the conditions necessary to develop and apply the Journey of a Graduate skills and dispositions. The Journey of a Graduate skills are a set of 6 skills and dispositions that have been identified by our community needed for success in and out of school.
All staff, community, and stakeholders are encouraged to participate.Please note our updated Town Hall Meeting Dates:
Monday, October 28th, 6:00 p.m. at Creston Intermediate and Middle School
Tuesday, October 29th, 6:00 p.m. at Stonybrook Intermediate and Middle School
Wednesday, October 30th, 8:30 a.m., Strategic Planning with the Superintendent at Warren Education & Community Center
Wednesday, October 30th, 6:00 p.m. at Brookview Elementary
Wednesday, October 30th, 6:00 p.m. at Pleasant Run Elementary
Wednesday, October 30th, 6:00 p.m. at Sunny Heights Elementary
Monday, November 18th, 6:00 p.m. at Warren Central High School (WCC)
Tuesday, November 19th, 6:00 p.m. at Hawthorne Elementary
Tuesday, November 19th, 6:00 p.m. at Liberty Park Elementary
Tuesday, November 19th, 6:00 p.m. at Lowell Elementary
School Dismissal Manager
LP uses School Dismissal Manager to report student absences and set up end of day transportation routines for students. Please click the link below for additional information. Please remember to set your students dismissal option in the School Dismissal Manager App. If you need any assistance logging in or using the system please contact our front office staff.
Notes from the Nurse
All medications MUST be brought to the school by a parent and signed into the clinic. Students are never to transport any medications in a backpack. This includes INHALERS, TYLENOL, COUGH DROPS, CREAMS, ETC. If you have a question about this policy, please call Nurse Kelly at 317-532-1855.
Free Eye Exams and Glasses
FREE EYE EXAMS, FREE EYEGLASSES
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 9TH
10AM TO 3PM
DR. STACY PRUITT 9948 E. WASHINGTON STREET
MUST SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT BY CALLING 317-626-2246 (ASK FOR BILL WITTLIEF) OR 317-403-2172 (ASK FOR NANCY WITTLIEF).
SCHEDULE ASAP BECAUSE APPOINTMENTS FILL QUICKLY!!!
Warren App and Website
Warren Township School District has a new app and website! The purpose of the app and website is to provide regular updates through the live feed, district news, and
district events sections as well as other important district information. The app includes easy access to the weekly breakfast and lunch menu, staff contacts, district documents, bullying and safety reporting form, and much much more. The Warren app can be downloaded at the Apple and Android App Store. Stay informed and download the app today. The district website is www.warren.k12.in.us.
Warren Township Schools, in partnership with Chartwells K12, publish breakfast and lunch menus through Nutrislice - an interactive website and a free smartphone app. Our school community can access our menus anywhere, anytime! Click here for the menus or download the menu Nutrislice app.
Additional Updates and Information
Warren's High Ability Program is designed to meet the unique academic needs of gifted and talented students. The curriculum in these classes is differentiated and faster paced and students will be working above grade level if they qualify. As a district, we look at all students in grades 1, 4, 6 and 8 to see if they qualify for the following school year based on eligibility criteria. Parent recommendations are considered along with achievement scores when determining placement in high ability. More detailed identification information can be found here. If you would like to complete a recommendation for the broad based planning committee to consider you can do so here 2020-2021 High Ability Parent Recommendation Form The parent recommendation form will be open until January 31, 2020.
AM Drop Off: Students should not be dropped off in the front of school until the 7:55am bell. In efforts to keep all students safe, kids should remain in vehicles until the bell.
- Birthday Treat Policy: All MSD Warren Schools have aligned their birthday celebration policies to the district’s wellness policy. As part of our efforts towards health and wellness, we follow a “no birthday treats” guideline.
- Visitors Background Checks: Volunteers must have a valid background check on file in the front office as well as be included on a students emergency contact form for any type of school volunteer opportunities. If you would like to complete this process or have any questions please stop by our front office.
- Student Absences: If your child is ill and will not be at school, please call the front office at 532-1850 to report his/her absence. Please call and report if your child will be arriving late to school due to a doctor’s appointment. Doing so helps us to know that your child is safe and with you.
Role Models Needed! Now hiring for YMCA Before and After School Care across Indianapolis! Apply today! https://indymca.org/jobs/
Don't forget to join our Parent Teacher Association and support all of the wonderful student activities and events throughout the school year!
Please contact our PTA President Shelly Hall for more information:firstname.lastname@example.org
Please click here to learn more about our school counseling program with Mrs. Tapper
Jason Brooks - Principal
Kathy Hench - Dean
Brooke Tapper - Counselor
Beverly Stephens –Secretary/Registrar
Donata Lux – Secretary/Treasurer
Kelly Woods – Nurse