As we close on Basketball season today, we are gearing up for Baseball and Softball season coming soon. Tryouts are March 3rd-5th, after school, at the fields behind "D" building. Students MUST have a signed permission slip in order to tryout. Forms available in the office and Media Center. Please note that we are looking for two responsible student statisticians for both softball and baseball. Interested students should to speak to coach the first day of tryouts.
Just a reminder that tomorrow, Feb 20 is our Valentine's Dance. Time: 3:30pm to 5pm Location: Liberty Cafeteria Dress code still applies. Students that attend the dance are to stay until the end of the dance, 5pm. Any students that would like to leave before 5pm, will need to be signed out by a parent. Thank you for understanding and keeping our students safe.
We apologize for the inconvenience, our Valentine's Dance has been rescheduled to February 20th. Different date but same time, same location, and same friends. We hope you can still join us. Students that attend, must stay until the end of the dance: 5pm. If students would like to leave before 5pm, then they have to be signed out by parent/guardian.
In observance of Presidents Day, there will be no school on Monday, 2/17/20. Both staff and students will return Tuesday, 2/18/20.
Patriots past and present started the Winter Guard and Percussion season at the SVWAA show hosted at Lemoore High School Today. Lemoore groups took a clean sweep with all groups including Liberty Middle School Winter Guard and Percussion and Lemoore High school JV/Varsity Winter Guard and Percussion all taking first place in their respective divisions! Congrats to all these hard working students!
It is the first year Liberty Middle school participated in the county honor choir. We had 9 students recommended to the ensemble. Students performed on Saturday, January 24th at the LJ Williams theater in Visalia. Congratulations to Arianna Riel, Emily Fonseca, Makenna Johnson, Saniah Akines, Krystal Jaramillo, Haylee Mercado, Marleen Ramirez, Raquel Cerilla, and Yadhira Carrillo. We are so proud of your hard work.
Next week Liberty will be participating in the Great Kindness Challenge. We look forward to seeing our students engage in the act of spreading kindness (and Respect) across the campus, home and community. Attached is a list of activities you can promote in the home and community with your students with the website with more information.
The LMCHS Potential Enrollment Packet is now available in the Office and on our website. It will be accepted until 3:30 pm on January 30, 2020. Go to www.lmchs.org to download a copy.
If your 8th grade student is interested in AVID/Pathways next year at Lemoore High, we highly recommend you make time for the meeting tomorrow at the LHS Presentation Center at 6pm.
In observance of Martin Luther King Day, there will be no school on Monday, January 20th, 2020. Both staff and students will return on Tuesday, January 21, 2020.
Fantastic performances by our solo choir students, the liberty choir and our elementary choirs. Their practice and hard work really showed as parents, guardians, and staff were treated to a marvelous concert featuring classic and new holiday songs. We are so very appreciative of our music department, who are patient and amazing teachers to our students. Thank you to all that were able to join us tonight!
Apologies 8th grade girls basketball tryouts has been moved to 4pm today. 7th grade basketball tryouts will be tomorrow afterschool.
Liberty Middle School Office will close @ 3:15 on 12/16/19 due to District Meeting. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Our students participated in the KCOE's Fall 2019 Don't Fall Into Smoking Contest, which helps educate students and the community about the dangers of smoking and vaping. Congratulations to our Liberty Student, Oren Morshead, who took Third Place! We are so proud of his achievement. Thank you to all participating students, and our staff, including Mrs. Dias and Ms. Tannish, for encouraging our students to take part in this cause. Go Patriots!
We at Liberty were so very sad to hear about the loss of one of our past graduates while serving on a naval military base. Our hearts and prayers are with his wife, child and family. Thank you for your service Navy master-at-arms, Oscar Temores. You will not be forgotten. For those who would like to pay respect to he and his family, service information is below: LOCATION: Saint Peter Prince of the Apostles Church 870 N. Lemoore Ave., Lemoore, CA 93245 ROSARY: Friday, December 13th, 2019 6:00PM PUBLIC VIEWING: Friday, December 13th, 2019 5:00PM - 7:00PM MASS: Saturday, December 14th, 2019 10:00AM BURIAL LOCATION: Lemoore Cemetery 1441 N. Lemoore Ave., Lemoore, CA 93245 BURIAL: Saturday, December 14th, 2019 11:00AM
With an undefeated record, our Liberty Patriots took first place at the SAL soccer tournament. This is the second year in the row for our Girls soccer team. Some of our returning players are also from last year champions. Congratulations to all the students and Coach Benitez. We are so proud of your hard work!
There will be no winter percussion practice today after school. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
Our soccer games at the Lemoore Complex today, December 5, have been cancelled. We will update when we have a rescheduled date. We are sorry for the inconvenience. Thank you.
What an amazing canned food drive. We are so thankful for all the donations from our students, families, and staff. Mrs Chandler's class donated 137 items and won our advisory challenge. There were over 1000 food items donated in total. Some students stayed after school for community service to make sure all items were checked and boxed ready for Lemoore Parks Recreation and Lemoore Christian Aid to pick up. We hope everyone has a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday with their family and friends. Thank you for giving back to our Lemoore Community.
What an amazing start to our Canned Food Drive! We have over 150 items donated for our food drive. You can send it with your student so they can win their Advisory class challenge or you can simply donate at our front office. We are still accepting donations until this Friday. Thank you to all that have participated.
Wrestling Update: Wrestling will NOT take team photos on Wednesday. They will be taking pictures at a later time.We apologize for the inconvenience
Picture Retake day will be on Tuesday, November 19, during student's scheduled PE classes. Students that purchased a packet previously and were not satisfied with the pictures, may return the entire purchased packet and retake their photos. Soccer and Wrestling teams will be taking their team photos on Wednesday, November 20th, after school.
In the spirit of giving this season, Liberty Middle school will be running a Liberty Gives Back Campaign. We will be having a canned food drive starting today until November 22 and students will be encouraged to perform community service until December 5th. Help your student give back to our Lemoore community. Thank you!
Just a reminder that there is No School on Monday, November 11th in observance of Veterans Day. You can see our Liberty Marching Band and Color guard at the Lemoore Veteran's Day parade that Monday. Also Tuesday 11/12 and Wednesday 11/13 are are early out days. We will be having at risk Parent Teacher Conferences.
No School on November 1, 2019 due to District Professional Development
Thank you so much to the parents and students who came to our Parent Information Night on Drug Awareness and Prevention- that included great, current information on the new trends including vaping and changes in marijuana, among other things. It was very eye opening. A huge thank you to our guest presenters, Christian Ibanez from the Health Department and Officer Kurtz from the Lemoore Police Department DEA. We also were fortunate to have our District Nurses on hand with an informational table- as well as Kings View and KCOE TUPE program. It truly was a community event. Thank you to all for your help in trying to keep our youth drug free. #redribbonweek2019
Thank you to for everyone that were able to join us tonight at our Community Event: Trick or Treat Night. We hope you all had a wonderful time. Special thank you to all the organizations that contributed tonight including Lemoore Police Department, Lemoore Fire Department, Side Out Volleyball, Whiplash Volleyball, Lemoore Parks and Rec, Beto's, King Cone, Jamba Juice, Cinnamon Elementary School, MeadowLane Elementary School, and or course our amazing Liberty Middle School staff.
Don't forget. Trick or Treat Night on October 18th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm for the entire family. Beto's, Jamba juice, King Cone, Wicked Waffle and more. Also Community booths including, Lemoore Police Dept, Lemoore Fire dept, Lemoore Parks and Rec, Lemoore High School, Whiplash Volleyball, Side Out Volleyball and the BEST for last, of course our co-host for the night: MeadowLane Elementary School. We hope to see you all there. For candy, food, and carnival games.
Wrestling practice has been cancelled today: October 15, 2019.
Congrats to the Liberty Marching Band and Colorguard for their awesome performance at the Visalia Band Invitational today. The Color Guard took 3rd place, our drum major, Grace Buckley took 3rd place, our Drumline took 1st place, and the whole combined group overall took 1st place. Way to go Patriots! #thelibertyway
Just a friendly reminder, November 1, 2019 is Teacher Workday. No school for students
Orange Impact Aid Program Survey Forms were sent home with your student on October 4th. These forms help provide federal funding to assist in program costs. Please take a moment to complete the form and send it back to your students school by Friday, October 11, 2019. Thank you for your support.
Parent Teacher Conferences are scheduled for all this week. September 30 - October 4 are all Early Out Days. School is released at 1:38.
First parade competition of the season for Liberty Middle School today at the Caruthers Fair Parade. The students did an amazing job and worked so hard, showing their Patriot PRIDE. Thank you to all our supporting parents/guardians and band directors that helped to make the first competition successful.
We have a busy week here at Liberty. Tuesday 9/24 - Home Volleyball Game Wednesday 9/25 - PICTURE day during scheduled PE classes, Home Football Game, and an Away Volleyball Game at Riverdale. Thursday 9/26 - Football and Volleyball Team Photos afterschool. Friday 9/27 - Book Fair is open until 10/4 Saturday 9/28 - Caruthers Fair parade featuring our Liberty Marching band and Color Guard. Early outs all next week - 9/30-10/4 for Parent Teacher Conferences.
Research shows that missing 10 percent of the school, or about 18 days in most school districts, negatively affects a student’s academic performance. When students improve their attendance rates, they improve their academic prospects and chances for graduating. Help get your students to #schooleveryday
Just a friendly reminder, please see that your data confirmation in Aeries is all up to date. Failure to complete the process will prevent student health records, addresses and emergency contacts from being updated which will be necessary in case of an emergency. This can also affect student participation in field trips if we don't have the student's updated information.
Sport Picture Day is scheduled for 9/26/19 after school. Picture packets are available from your students coach.
Just a friendly reminder...Picture Day is scheduled for Wednesday, 9/25/19. Students will take their picture during their PE class. Standard dress code still applies. Picture packets will be sent home with your student on Monday, 9/23/19.
Our Liberty book Fair is coming up in two weeks. Get all of your students' favorites on Sept 27 to October 4, during break, lunch, and afterschool during Parent teacher conferences, in the Liberty Cafeteria. All purchases help to bring more books to all of our students here at Liberty to start the new school year. Thank you so much for your support http://bookfairsfiles.scholastic.com/flippingbooks/F19-ms-booklist/F19-ms-booklist.html
Our amazing students wrote letters of thanks to our first responders in our Lemoore community. Students were selected and read their personal letters, after sharing some time with our community responders. Thank you for keeping us safe and risking your lives everyday to make our community a better place.
It's been almost a month of school already. All of our students are welcomed to join us for our First Dance of the school year, on Friday, Sept 20th, from 4:30pm to 6:30pm. Admission is free and there will be concessions/snacks available for purchase. Parents/Guardians that would like to volunteer can find more information at https://www.luesd.k12.ca.us/volunteers-and-chaperones
Just a friendly reminder... Please see that your data confirmation on parent portal, is all up to date. Failure to complete the process will prevent student health records, addresses and emergency contacts from being updated which will be necessary in case of an emergency. This can also affect student participation in field trips if we don't have the student's updated information.
Just a reminder that Chromebooks were distributed today for 8th graders. 8th grade students that forgot their paperwork may come in during break and lunch to get their devices. 7th Grade distribution will start tomorrow during scheduled ELA classes. Optional Chromebook insurance is available for $35 until October 4th.
Happy Monday, Liberty. Here are some reminders for the week. Today, Monday, August 26th, is an early out day; school ends at 1:38. We also have our first AWAY Volleyball and Flag Football games on Tuesday at Caruthers and our first HOME games on Wednesday. All games start at 3:30pm. Color Guard tryouts, Tuesday to Wednesday, after school from 3:30pm until approximately 5pm. Signed permission slips are required in order to try out. Good luck!
Just a reminder that today is an early out day; school ends at 1:38pm. Students that are interested in volleyball and flag football must have a signed permission slip for tryouts tomorrow through Thursday, August 20-22, afterschool. Tryouts should last until approximately 4:30pm
Permiso de deportes en español https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/442115/Permiso_de_Deportes.pdf
Liberty Color Guard Tryouts Tryouts will begin in two weeks on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 27 and 28. Learn to Dance, Spin Rifle, and Twirl flags and participate in all the marching band performances and parades. This is open to girls and boys and no experience is required. Please pick up a permission slip in Student Services and sign up on the band room door.
Welcome to Liberty. We hope you had an amazing first day of school. If you have a first day or week photo you'd like to share, please message it to us. We already have a few upcoming events including Flag Football and Girls Volleyball Tryouts: August 20-22 after school. Football will be in the Fields behind 'D' Wing and Volleyball will be in the gym. All interested students will need a signed permission slip to tryout. Forms available at Student Services (Office) or the Media Center.
We would like to Thank all the Families that joined us tonight. School starts tomorrow, Tuesday. August 13th. All students who come onto campus before 745am will need to be waiting by the flagpole until the 745am bell rings. School starts at 8:00am. Don't forget dress code tomorrow morning and get your student on the best start: collared shirt or spiritwear shirt. See you tomorrow, Patriots!
Don't forget to join us on Monday, August 12th, for our Liberty Preview Night. Yearbooks are at their lowest price of $30. PE clothes $9 for a shirt, $9 for shorts, or $18 for a set. Also spirit wear t-shirts will be available for purchase at $10, for all those days your student doesn't want to wear a collar. We hope to see you here on Monday.
Aeries Parent portal is open for Parents to update your contact information. Letters were sent home. Please NOTE that unlike elementary schools, Liberty Middle School students will not have class schedules posted until the 1st day of school. Thank you.
Liberty Families are welcomed to come to PREVIEW night at Liberty. Monday, August 12 from 5pm to 7pm. Meet your new teachers, administrators, buy PE clothes, and get to know the campus. There will also be food vendors on campus. Please feel free to bring the entire family for a good time. We hope to see you there.
Liberty Middle School office will be closed 6/13/19 - 8/2/19 for Summer Break. School office will reopen Monday, 8/5/19.
Our Liberty Front office is closed until 10am this morning, June 7, for our final staff meeting. Thank you for understanding.
Liberty Middle School proud to be named an #ERPHonorRoll school, which recognizes high-performing, achievement gap-closing schools across the state. The Honor Roll is a valuable resource for all schools to identify successful peers and learn about best practices that are improving student achievement. Congrats, Liberty!!
More Students who are participating in the 8th grade promotion ceremony will be notified today at the end of the school day. They will receive 5 tickets. Additional tickets may be requested at http://www.tinyurl.com/lmsgrad2019 by parent/guardians ONLY. It will open at 3pm today, on a first come, first served basis.
Congratulations to our Liberty Baseball Team and Coach Haley that won the SAL Baseball Championships yesterday afternoon. With a Undefeated Season, our Liberty Patriots defeated Kingsburg 4-2 in the semi-finals, and then went on to conquer Pioneer for the championship 6-2! We are so proud of all their amazing team work!
Congratulations to all of our students that were able to participate in the Special Olympics held today, May 3 at Lemoore High School. We are so proud of all your hard work. We also had some Liberty buddies that went to the event, to cheer on their friends from our Shelly Baird satellite classroom. Thank you to Lemoore Police Department that was able to get our students there safely, this morning. Congrats again to our PATRIOTS. Way to go!
Just a reminder that we start school back up tomorrow, Tuesday, April 23. We hope you had an amazing spring break.
Just a reminder that Monday, April 8th is NOT an early out day. Friday, April 12th is an Early out day for Spring Break.
Due to rainy weather conditions, baseball and softball practice has been cancelled for today, Tuesday, April 2.
Congratulations to our Liberty Principal, Ben Luis, who qualified as a finalist for Administrator of the Year for the Excellence in Education awards. Go Patriots!
The Baseball game scheduled for today, March 29, has been cancelled. We have just been notified that due to illnesses, Kings River Hardwick does not have enough available players. Sorry for the inconvenience and thank you for your support.
Due to weather conditions,Caruthers school has canceled the softball game against Liberty for today, March 20. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
Graduation Gowns are now available for purchase for $15.00; Cash or Money Order ONLY. All students who participate must have a gown. If you do not participate in the ceremony, a full refund will be given. You may purchase your gown from student services, media center, and Mrs Roehlk in the office. It's not too early. Don't wait, order yours soon! Please return payment with order form.
Congrats to the Winter Guard and Percussion who both took 1st place at the SVWAA show at Lemoore High School on Saturday. Great job also to our solo competitors, Ryan Ohrt, 1st place snare drum solo, and Liberty Joy Banania, 2nd place mixed guard solo. Come see both groups at Championships hosted at West Hill College on March 30th.
Classroom spotlight: Mrs Lackey's class, at Liberty, has been researching African American historical figures in class. Students checked out books and researched online for information. They then shared their presentations in front of their entire class. Students learned about these amazing people as well as how to create presentations and citing their resources through a bibliography. We are so proud of their hard work and effort.
Wonderful time watching our music programs perform this morning at the annual Pancake Breakfast. Despite the crazy burst of rain, we had a wonderful turnout thanks to the fabulous parents and community. Thank you for coming and celebrating our music department and thank you to all of the hard work of our parent volunteers, student volunteers- and ASB and Music department teachers for all of your hard work- as well as our other teachers and custodial crew for making this event happen!
A BIG Congratulations to Xitlali Siguenza and Diego López, along with their teacher coach Llamas, for their participation in the speech and debate competition. Xitlali got 1st place and qualified for state championships in Ventura, and Diego Placed 2nd. These two students have been practicing after school all year long and we are so proud of their hard work.
Congratulations to our Boys and Girls A basketball Teams. They finished their seasons out with Boys 3rd Place and Girls 2nd Place at the SAL Basketball tournament. We are so proud of their hard work all season long. Baseball and Softball Tryouts start today afterschool.
Due to rainy conditions, both Girls and Boys B Basketball Teams will be playing today, Thursday, February 21, on the same court in the GYM (HALF COURTS). They will both start at 3:30pm. Followed by Girls A Team (FULL COURT) and Boys A Team (FULL COURT).
Unfortunately with scheduling conflicts our Percussion and Colorguard will not be performing this Saturday at Sierra Pacific. But we have some many more opportunities to see our amazing students, including our pancake breakfast and many upcoming events in March.
The Basketball tournament orginally scheduled for Saturday, February 23 has been rescheduled for Monday, February 25. Only A teams will be participating in the tournament. Thank you for understanding and for your season long support!
Due to weather conditions, both Girls and Boys B Teams will be playing today, Friday, February 15, on the same court in the GYM (HALF COURTS). They will both start at 3:30pm. Followed by Girls A Team (FULL COURT) and Boys A Team (FULL COURT); Their start times will vary.
Due to the rainy weather conditions, it was determined at 12:30 that outdoor Basketball games for B team boys and B team girls has been cancelled. Both A teams will continue to play their indoor games at the regular start time. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for understanding.
Check out our Liberty Winter Percussion and Colorguard on Saturday, February 9th at Lemoore High School for South Valley Winter Arts Association. Check out the link below for more information. https://www.svwaa.com/lemoore-show-1.html
Our Valentine's Dance is coming up Feb 22. Parents or Guardians that would like to volunteer to chaperone can check out the link and then contact our ASB Advisors Mrs. Swafford. Thank you! https://www.luesd.k12.ca.us/volunteers-and-chaperones
https://5il.co/6cyu Check out the link to our LUESD District Newsletter and see all the amazing things happening at Liberty and our District, this past winter.
Due to foggy day schedule: coffee with the superintendent has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
The B Girls Basketball game has been cancelled today, January 18. All other teams will still be playing today at our AWAY game. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
Sports Notice: Wrestling has been cancelled for tomorrow, Wednesday, January 9th. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
Just a reminder that we start school again tomorrow, Monday, January 7th. We hope you had a great winter break and are ready to learn!
UPDATE: Wrestling match against Clark intermediate on 12/13 has been canceled. It has been rescheduled now for 12/27 with departure time of 10 am, weigh ins 12:00 pm and start time of 12:30 pm. Return time of 3:00 pm. We are sorry for the inconvenience. Thank you for your support.
Wrestling match against Clark intermediate on 12/13 has been canceled. We will update if that match gets rescheduled. We are sorry for the inconvenience. Thank you for your support
Just a reminder that tomorrow, December 10th is NOT an early out day. School ends at 3pm. Friday, December 14th is an early out day; school ends at 1:38pm, for winter break.
A GOOD Luck to our wrestling team that will be traveling to The Exeter Invitational bright and early tomorrow morning at Exeter High School.
Forgot your jacket or coat at school? Drop by the Media Center and get your LOST and Found coat before winter break.
A huge thank you to the almost 200 Liberty students and staff that came out for the Lemoore Christmas Parade last night. With a beautiful float and representatives from Liberty ASB, sports teams, marching band, color guard, and other electives, You made Liberty Proud! #thelibertyway #patriotprideiswhatilike
Just a reminder that Band students are to wear their uniforms and Santa hats tonight for the Christmas Parade. Please make sure to be at the arbor across from Lemoore Cinemas by 5:45. We hope to see everyone there tonight, so bundle up, grab an umbrella, and bring the family.
All are welcome to our family movie night on November 30th from 5pm to 7pm, in our Liberty cafeteria. Wear your comfy pajamas, even bring your pillows, and watch this amazing family film ELF on the big screen. There is a $2 entry fee but with entry comes unlimited popcorn. Other concessions will also be available. We hope you can join us for this event.
Our book fair continues until Friday, November 16th. Any grandparents, parents, Aunts, and uncles that did not sign up for our GRAND event are still welcomed to attend. We will have a special breakfast for attendees, two raffle giveaways that include books, spirit wear, pens, and bookmarks, as well as photos and the book fair. We hope you can attend this Friday 7:30am to 8:30am.
We were so thrilled to be celebrating our Employee and Administrator of the year, Ms. Covarrubias and Mr. Luis. They work so diligently every day for EACH one of our students to ensure they reach their potential. We don’t know what we would do without them. Congrats to two very deserving people. #theLibertyWay #patriotprideiswhatilike
You are invited to our GRAND event. Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, or your GRAND person is invited to join their Liberty Student for a special breakfast, take pictures and visit the book fair. Students received permissions slips today. If interested, please fill out and return it before Tuesday, November 13.
Our Liberty book fair starts on November 13th to 16th. Students may come during break, lunch or after school with parents and families until 5pm. It will be located at our Liberty cafeteria stage. Books for Middle schoolers, Adults, and even some for elementary. Come by before Thanksgiving break for amazing books or even early Christmas presents. All proceeds benefit our school and helps update our book inventory for all OUR students on campus.
Due to transportation issues, our volleyball game against John Muir has been canceled. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
Please join us this Friday, September 28 for our Family Movie Night: COCO at 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Parent teacher conference information was given to your student today. Please go over the information and have your student return it as soon as possible. Thank you.
Please join us for our second HOME game this Thursday, Sept. 13. Our AWAY Volleyball and Football games against Kings River Hardwick has been rescheduled from Wednesday to FRIDAY, Sept 14. Please also note that the game originally scheduled against Riverdale, August 29th has been rescheduled for Sept 18. Thank you for your support and we hope to see you at a few games this year.
It is our 1st home game at Liberty. We hope to see everyone out supporting our football and volleyball teams. Please note that the football game will also start at 3:30 today. Our ASB will also be out selling concessions.
Thank YOU for all the support. We couldn't make a difference without students, staff, and our Lemoore community. Your dedication is always appreciated. https://hanfordsentinel.com/news/local/liberty-middle-school-continues-honors-streak/article_190330ac-33ae-5c56-a382-ba577c5aca81.html#tracking-source=home-top-story
UPDATE: The football and volleyball game was canceled today due to the transportation delay. We will update when there's a rescheduled date. We again apologize for the inconvenience.
Unfortunately due to transportation delay, the football and volleyball games will start at a delayed time. Please note that students will also arrive home later than originally stated. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Best first week ever! What an amazing first week with our Patriots. Some reminders: Mondays are early out days (school ends at 1:38), Tuesday is Back to School Night starting at 6pm, don't forget volleyball, football, and color guard tryouts after school starting on Tuesday. Great start to the new year! #bestfirstweekever