Liberty Letter

November 2021

A Message from Dr. Cassidy

WOW! I cannot believe that it is already November, but here we are. Can you believe that we are already half way through the second nine weeks? We will wrap up the first semester before we leave for the Christmas Break.


While it doesn't seem like a really big deal to most folks, we have begun eating in the cafeteria again! On October 25th, we moved all grade levels to a designated lunch time in the cafeteria instead of their classrooms. This was the first time this happened since March 13, 2019!!! Our 8th grade students were the only students to have been able to do this prior to this date. Students are still seated 3 feet apart, but we have moved a couple of extra tables into the cafeteria and are using the court yard for our larger grade levels as well.


COVID numbers in our area seem to be reducing bother here at LMS and throughout the district. As we see this reduction, we are going to do what we can to have things back to "usual" as much as possible while still maintaining distances and keeping folks safe.


If you ever have a question or a concern, please do not hesitate to reach out to me. I'm more than willing to listen and to help in any way that we can. Thank you for all you do!

Counselor's Corner

Please visit the link below for information from our Counselor's Corner. Topics included in this month's addition: Christmas Help, World Kindness Day, Tough Times Took Kit, and Mindful Moments.




https://docs.google.com/document/d/1gt-y_-9LH6NOE1B00KhIxNRwSyM3jkQ3woVoL26lRKs/edit?usp=sharing

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Make Up Picture Day

MAKE UP PICTURE DAY will be Friday, November 12th during the morning Related Arts time. A follow up reminder note will be going home with anyone who missed the first picture day.

Photo Orders

Did you miss ordering your students photos? Anyone who missed ordering photos the first picture day can still order online. Go to this link. You will not be able to see your student's proof, but you can follow the links and order photos. This link can also be used to order Fall Sports photos.


Questions? Contact Pam Gibson at pamgibson@pickens.k12.sc.us.

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Yearbook Sales

Yearbook Sales are open now. The cost of a LMS yearbook is $40. That price will change to $45 in early January. Don't wait to order! Order Here!

8th Grade Parents

Hey 8th Grade Parents! A post card was sent home last month with 8th Grade Yearbook Ad information on it. We have a limited number of spaces so don't wait until the last minute to place your ad. https://lms.pickens.k12.sc.us/o/lms/page/lms-yearbook

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LMS Basketball

Our LMS basketball teams are gearing up for another great season. Any LMS student interested in playing must have a completed athletic physical and have completed the Planet High School eligibility links.

https://www.planeths.com/index.php?keyword=%2Fuser%2Fsignin&schoolID=0

Athletics at Liberty High School

Athletics at LHS. All 7th and 8th grade students are eligible for certain sports at LHS. The next season of sports is LHS Wrestling. If you have any questions about wrestling, please call LHS at 397-2600 for more information. Baseball and Softball teams have started conditioning. You can also ask about those sports. Track and Field will start in mid-January. More information will come later for spring Sports.

Interim Reports

Be on the lookout. Interim reports for the second nine weeks will be going home with students on Wednesday, November 10th.
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Upcoming Dates

November 10 - Interim Report Cards


November 11 - Veterans Day


November 16 - Pickens County Career and Technology Center representatives to visit the 8th grade history classes


November 19 - Kona Ice


November 20 - Girls on the Run 5K at USC Upstate


November 22 - 26 - No School - Thanksgiving Break


November 29 - First Day of the Book Fair


November 29 - Basketball Game - 5:30 - at LMS


November 30 - Pickens County Career and Technology Center representatives to visit 8th grade history classes for course requests