Carolina Velasquez

Parent Coordinator

T: 212.691.0934 Ext. 1120

C: 646.384.1119



Virtual Parent-Teacher Conferences are on Thursday May 18th, 4:30pm-7:30 p.m.
1. To enter Parent-Teacher Conferences, visit,
2. Go to Menu and select “Teacher Pages” 
3. Scroll down to teacher of choice
4. When you enter their page you will see the link to zoom or a tel number. You can also find the teacher’s name mail address on their page.

5. You can also email the teacher to set up an appointment. If you don’t know the name of your child’s teachers, please check their report card which was already distributed.


 Teacher Emails 3 23 23.pdf 


Resources from our 2/15/2023 Parent Meeting

Immigration ESL Technical and GED training info for ADULTS.pdf  


  1. Link: NYCSA School parent Account:   (JPG FORMAT:  Screen Shot 2021-03-12 at 6 15 41 PM.jpg  PDF FORMAT: Screen Shot 2021-03-12 at 6 15 41 PM.pdf )



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Welcome to a new school year! I want to welcome returning and new parents/guardians to our school. My name is Carolina Velasquez and I’m the Parent Coordinator at Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers. As your Parent Coordinator, I’m here to help you connect and understand our school. Think of me as your personal guide to the school system, your go to person. You are welcome to come to me with any questions or concerns. I ask parents to take some time and make an effort to participate in our workshops/PTA meetings & activities. This is a team effort and I’m here to make you, your child and our school the best working team possible.


Carolina Velasquez

Parent Coordinator


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2022-2023 Parent Meetings

*June 2nd , 2023 (VIRTUAL-ZOOM)

Time: 5PM- PTA ELECTIONS & Parent Workshop










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*Instructions for Text messages in Spanish (ESPAÑOL)

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*If you don’t have a smartphone, get text notifications.

Text to: 81010

Message:  @libertysp1

If you’re having trouble with 81010, try texting to: (573) 234-4359.

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*Instructions for text messages in English & other languages 

Follow this link:

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*If you don’t have a smartphone, get text notifications.

Text to: 81010

Message: @libertyhsm 

If you’re having trouble with 81010, try texting to (573) 234-4359.

* Standard text message rates apply.

Get instructions on how to get the Remind app by visiting: Remind App

*You only need the app if you are interested in all the features*




SLT Meetings 2022-2023

School Leadership Team 

Thursday, May 25th, 2023

2:30 pm


Parent-Teacher Conferences 2022-2023


Spring 2023 Conferences will be virtual 

May, 18th, 2023-4:30 PM-7:30 PM -Evening Conferences 

  Access Parent-Teacher Conferences by visiting the Teacher Pages section on top of this page

  1. scroll down to pick your  teacher's page,
  2. look for the Zoom link or contact information to connect to the conferences 

 Teacher Emails 3 23 23.pdf 













Working Papers

Submit ALL required documents via email to:

  1. Proof of Birth (Birth Certificate, Valid Passport, State ID etc.)
  2. Social Security card (For verification purposes, will not be kept on file)
  3. Application signed by parent (ONLY complete part I of application) 
  4. Medical Examination or Physical Fitness Certificate (Must be within a year)

 Application for Employment Certificate 2020.pdf


Physical Fitness Certificate  



Free Immunization Clinic

Free Immunization Clinic ONLY by appointment (No more walk-in immunizations).


  • Fort Greene Health Center Address: 295 Flatbush Avenue Extension, Fifth Floor (corner of Willoughby Street and Flatbush Avenue Extension, near the Fulton Mall and Long Island University) Brooklyn.




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For QUEENS & STATEN ISLAND or other clinics in NYC, please visit the website:

For a clinic near you, you can also visit the Free Clinics Website at:

COVID-19 Vaccines & Test locations

Get your Vaccine!   You can also call 877-829-4692

Contact the school if you need assistance.


Covid-19 Test Locations



Parents & Families

  1. Enroll  
  2. School Life
  3. Multilingual Learners
  4. Special Education
  5. NYC School Accounts 
  6. Calendar 
  7. Supporting Immigrant Families 
  8. After school 
  9. Get help 
  10. get involved 
  11. Transportation
  12. Support & more... 


Parents NYC Schools Account

  1. Sign in to see your child's recent test scores, attendance records, and grades.
  2. To set up an account you will need your child's Student ID number, which you can find on his or her report card, as well as an Account Creation Code, which your school will supply. You can also open an account by visiting your school-you will need a photo ID such as a driver's license or passport.


Community Organizations That Help English Language Learners


Family Welcome Centers 

Families can receive direct support from a FWC staff member by emailing your questions to:





 Staten Island: 


Community Resources

Community Resources 

  • Health Centers: A Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) is a community-based organization that provides comprehensive primary care and preventive care, including health, oral, and mental health/substance abuse services to persons of all ages, regardless of their ability to pay or health insurance status. NPI Lookup Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) — New York
  • NMIC is a non-profit that operates under a settlement house model to provide free services to residents of Upper Manhattan and the Bronx. They address the urgent needs of their community, including housing, income, health, education, and more. For over forty years, NMIC has helped their clients on the path to secure, successful, and independent futures.
  • Adult Education (Ages 21+)

  • New York Public Library (NYPL):

Adult programs

  1. English & adult Literacy
  2. Computer Training
  3. Career & Employment
  4. Business
  5. Personal Finance

  • City Bar Justice Center:

  • The Legal Hotline is staffed by attorneys who assist low-income callers on a range of civil legal issues, including matrimonial and family law, housing law, domestic violence, bankruptcy, and debt collection and benefits.

  • Bilingual attorneys who speak English and Spanish, calls accepted in any language through interpreting services. Legal Hotline: 212.626.7383 

  • Immigrant Justice, Legal Clinic for the Homeless, Elder law and more…

  • NYC Department of Youth & Community Development (DYCD):

For Youths, Adults, Families & Seniors

  1. After School Programs
  2. Jobs & Internships
  3. Runaway Homeless Youth
  4. Reading & Writing
  5. Family Support
  6. Immigrant Services

  • New York Historical Society Museum & Library:

The Citizenship project: Prepare for the United States Citizenship.

  • New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC)

  • St. Jerome H.A.N.D.S. Community Center:


  • NYCDOE Helpful Links for Families of English Language Learners:

  • Selective Services: Men living in the U.S., citizen and non-citizens alike, are required by law to register with Selective Service at 18 years old.

  • SNAP Benefits in New York - (food stamps program).

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Transportation Information

Plan Your Trip/Know your Train Status:

Subway Map:

Bus Maps by Borough:

Where to go...

Issue  Person  Room
Metro Cards K. Wong  113
Records  R. Gomez 113
ID Cards J. Tso 113
Transcripts Guidance Counselors  400, 407, 518
NYSESLAT Questions  E. Preda 211
Technology  D. Delinois  310
Help with Registration  C. Velasquez 112
Medical  G. Tessler  516
College Applications S. Epstein 307
Vaccination Assistance  C. Velasquez 112

Internet Access

Apply for the Temporary Emergency Broadband Benefit Program:


Free and Low-Cost Internet Options

There are several free or low-cost internet options available to New York City students and families. Visit the DOE website for more information:




Students are not allowed to use cell phones in the school building. Cell phones must be placed in student lockers for safekeeping.

Cell phone restrictions are listed below.

  1. All students will be required to place their cell phones in their lockers.
  2. Students will retrieve their cell phones at the end of the day; or at the end of their afterschool class. Students are not allowed to retrieve their phone during their lunch period.
  3. Students must not share their password to their locker.
  4. Students will not vandalize, destroy, or write on the lockers.
  5. The school is not responsible for the loss or theft of electronic devices.


  Violation of the rules listed above will result in the following consequences:

  1. Teachers will call administrators (Principal, Assistant Principal) immediately if a teacher sees a student with a cell phone.
  2. Confiscation of the device by an administrator until the end of the school day.
  3. Parent or guardian is required to come to the school to claim the electronic device.
  4. Student is mandated to surrender the electronic device to an administrator upon arrival to the school and will claim it at the end of the school day.

 *If you need to get in contact with your child, Please call your child' guidance counselor: 

T: 212.691.0934 

Ms. Chu:    Extension  4070 

Ms. Mejia: Extension 4002

Ms. Garcia: Extension 3070 


 Liberty High School CellPhone Policy 002.pdf 

Chancellor's Regulations:  a-413-english Cell phones and other electronic devices.pdf 

NYCDOE Digital Citizenship  


  • New York State Regents Exams

    Students with scheduled exams are in attendance 

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Schools Closed

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers

    Commencement Activities

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
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Liberty is a Universal Meal Program School

All of our students receive free breakfast and lunch daily.  Check out the link for the monthly menu: