CONTACT

 Parent Coordinator, Carolina  

Carolina Velasquez

Parent Coordinator

T: 212.691.0934 Ext. 1120

C:  917.745.3585/646.384.1119

E-Mail: CVelasquez2@schools.nyc.gov

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS!!!

Zoom Family Meeting (PTA) Understanding the teenage brain WS MAY 20 2021.pdf  

  • Date: Thursday, May 20th
  • Time:  6:00pm

https://tinyurl.com/2js3k79j

  • Meeting ID: 884 6092 9482

  • Passcode: 092110

Join by phone:

1 646 558 8656 US (New York)

  • Meeting ID: 884 6092 9482
  • Passcode: 092110

 

  1. Cooking with Chef Thomas- Workshop for families on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 6pm. See flyer:   CTS Cooking Event May 19th.pdf 
  2. Section 8 is open!https://hcr.ny.gov/section8
  3. Link: Student Covid-19 Testing Form: student-covid-19-testing-consent-form 2.pdf 
  4. Link: NYCSA NYC School Accounts for Parents:  https://mystudent.nyc/   (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 )
  5. Link: P-EBT  (Pandemic Food Benefit for Families  ): Frequently asked Questions about P-EBT cards

 

All students, parents/visitors:

Remote Learning Device Request: Contact school directly, Mr. Delinois: DDelino@schools.nyc.gov Only for students in Shelters or temporary housing can call: 718-935-5100 and select option 5 to complete iPad request over the phone. 

 

FOR 100% REMOTE LEARNING, COMPLETE  THE LEARNING PREFERENCE SURVEY

SURVEY:  https://www.nycenet.edu/surveys/learningpreference

 

Getting Started with your iPad or for Technical Support 

https://www.schools.nyc.gov/learn-at-home/ipad-distribution/getting-started-with-your-ipad

Student Account Self Service (to find your email user name and reset password) 

https://idm.nycenet.edu/students/start.form

Documents:

Parent NYC School Survey

Complete by June 11th, 2021

NYCSchoolSurvey.org  

Take the 2020-21 NYC School Survey NOW!

  • Your access code is, lowercase f and your child’s nine-digit school ID #. For example: f000000000 ( You can find your child's ID # on their school ID, Report Card, Schedule, Transcript or NYC School Account)

NYC School Survey Instructions   SURVEY 2021.pdf 

Families should enter lowercase “f” followed by their child’s nine-digit Student Identification (OSIS) Number to access the survey.

 

Free Immunization Clinic

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

LOCATION:

  • 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.

 

 

Parent Workshops

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2020-2021

6PM-8PM ZOOM MEETINGS

DATE TOPIC AGENDA

April 21st, 2021

6pm-ZOOM 

Earth Day-Environmental Awareness 

Work Readiness

Facilitators: Carolina/ PC and Catholic Charities

 

  • Reduce, Reuse, Recycle 
  • Build résumé 
  • Develop interview skills 
  • Practice workplace behavior/etiquette (soft skills training)

May 20th, 2021

Understanding The Teenage Brain.  

Facilitators: Carolina/ PC and Catholic Charities

  • Strategies to effectively reach and teach                      adolescents, leading them to academic success and a life-long learning potential

June 9th, 2021

Moving Forward

( PTA Election)

  • Looking back.
  • Looking forward, students and parents hopes, fears, and expectations.
  • understand the dynamics of change
  • How to build resilience and confidence in the               new norm.
  • PTA 2021-2022 school year

 

 

 

COVID-19 Vaccines & Test locations

Look for an appointment:

https://vaccinefinder.nyc.gov   You can also call 877-829-4692

https://www.turbovax.info/

Contact the school if you need assistance.

 

Covid-19 Test Locations

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/coronavirus/get-tested/covid-19-testing.page

Working Papers

Submit ALL required documents via email to: CVelasquez2@schools.nyc.gov

  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

 health-examination-form-English.pdf 

Physical Fitness Certificate  

 

 

"Remind" Text Notifications

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Subscribe to "Remind"Text  Notifications

 Find out what is going on at Liberty H.S. 

Get alerts about  PTA, SLT, Parent Workshops and other important events happening in our school.

You can also connect directly for questions or concerns

*Instructions for Text messages in Spanish (ESPAÑOL)

Follow this link: https://www.remind.com/join/libertyesp

 Remind-Sign up instructions for Spa.pdf  

*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.

Standard text message rates apply.

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*Instructions for text messages in English & other languages 

Follow this link: https://www.remind.com/join/libertyhsm

Remind-Sign up instructions for Eng.pdf 

*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*

 

 

   

Google Classroom Tutorial

Important Dates

 

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2020-2021 SCHOOL CALENDAR

June 25th, 2021-Last day of school for all students.

SCHOOL CLOSED  

  • May 13, 2021-for Eid-Al Fitr
  • May 31, 2021-Memorial Day 
  • June 3, 2021-Anniversary Day ,students do not attend school

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Regents Exams Dates: TBA

Contact your child's School Counselor for regents details.

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Community Resources

 

Resource Center Resource 

 Resource book 2018.pdf   

  • Health Centers

  • Adult Education (Ages 21+) 

https://www.schools.nyc.gov/enrollment/other-ways-to-graduate/adult-education

  • New York Public Library (NYPL):

Adult programs

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

 https://www.nypl.org/education/adults

  • 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…

 http://www.citybarjusticecenter.org/

  • 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

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/dycd/services/services.page

  • New York Historical Society Museum & Library:

The Citizenship project: Prepare for the United States Citizenship.

 http://www.nyhistory.org/education/citizenship-project

  • New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC)

https://www.nyic.org/

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

Programs

 https://jeromehands.com/

  • NYCDOE Helpful Links for Families of English Language Learners: 

https://www.schools.nyc.gov/multilingual-learners/support/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.

https://www.sss.gov/Home/registration

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

https://newyork-foodstamps.org

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NYCDOE

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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... 

Visit: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/school-life/support/get-help

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.

Visit: https://mystudent.nyc/

Community Organizations That Help English Language Learners

https://www.schools.nyc.gov/multilingual-learners/support/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:

 Bronx: bronxfwc@schools.nyc.gov 

 Brooklyn: brooklynfwc@schools.nyc.gov 

  Manhattan: manhattanfwc@schools.nyc.gov 

 Queens: queensfwc@schools.nyc.gov 

 Staten Island: statenislandfwc@schools.nyc.gov 

 

Welcome

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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.

Sincerely,

Carolina Velasquez

Parent Coordinator

 

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SLIDING SCALE & FREE CLINICS

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 BROOKLYN SLIDING SCALE FREE CLINICS 8-2019.pdf  

BRONX SLIDING SCALE FREE CLINICS 8-2019.pdf  

MANHATTAN SLIDING SCALE FREE CLINICS 8-2019.pdf 

For QUEENS & STATEN ISLAND or other clinics in NYC, please visit the website:  https://www.freeclinics.com/

For a clinic near you, you can also visit the Free Clinics Website at: https://www.freeclinics.com/

Internet Access

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: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/learning/learn-at-home/technical-tools-and-support/free-and-low-cost-internet-options.

 

Transportation Information

Plan Your Trip/Know your Train Status:

https://new.mta.info/

Subway Map:  

https://new.mta.info/map/5256

Bus Maps by Borough: 

 https://new.mta.info/maps/bus

Where to go...

Issue  Person  Room
Metro Cards Kathy Wong  113
Records  Joyce Tso  113
ID Cards Joyce Tso 113
Transcripts Guidance Counselors 307, 407, 400
NYSESLAT Questions  Christina Lozano  211
Technology  Derry Delinois  310
Help with Registration  Carolina Velasquez 112
Medical  G. Tessler  516
College Applications J. Conway  518
Vaccination Assistance  C. Velasquez 112

Parent-Teacher Conferences 2019-2020

2020-2021  

REMOTE PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES

You will be contacted by the teacher or you can e-mail your child's teacher to schedule

 

SPRING 2021

THURSDAY, MARCH 18, 2021 EVENING

FRIDAY, MARCH 19, 2021 AFTERNOON

 

 

 

 

 

 

Archives:

Parent-Teacher Conferences 

Thursday,March 19, 2020-Evening-TEACHERS WILL CONTACT PARENTS 

Friday, March 20, 2020-Afternoon-TEACHERS WILL CONTACT PARENTS

Thursday, May 21, 2020-Evening-TEACHER WILL CONTACT PARENTS 

ELECTRONIC DEVICES/CELL PHONE POLICY

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.

Consequences

  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  

 

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:

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