CONTACT

    

Carolina Velasquez

Parent Coordinator

T: 212.691.0934 Ext. 1120

C: 646.384.1119

E-Mail: CVelasquez2@schools.nyc.gov

 Calendar-2021-22.pdf 

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

Summer School

July 5th –August 12, 2022 (Monday-Friday)

8am-12:45pm  

Liberty High School at Emma Lazarus in the Pace High School Building
100 Hester Street
New York, NY 10002

*Location for the summer only*

Public Transportation

Nearest Subway

B/D to Grand Street

F to East Broadway

Other trains in the area

6/N/Q/R to Canal St
J/Z to Bowery
M to Delancey St-Essex St

Bus:B39, BxM18, M103, M14A, M15, M15-SBS, M22, M5, M9, X1, X10, X12, X17, X27, X28

 

Update for Families on COVID-19 Health and Safety Policies: March 4, 2022: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/about-us/messages-for-families

 

Bullying Info.

 Bullying-factsheet_508_1.pdf

 bullying-factsheet-spanish508.pdf 

Health and Safety Guide in various languages by visiting  https://www.schools.nyc.gov/school-year/school-year-2021-22 

  1. Link: Student Covid-19 Testing Form: student-covid-19-testing-consent-form 2.pdf 
  2. 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 )
  3. Link: P-EBT  (Pandemic Food Benefit for Families  ): Frequently asked Questions about P-EBT cards
All students, parents/visitors:
  • MUST COMPLETE the HEALTH SCREENING FORM BEFORE ENTERING THE SCHOOL BUILDING: https://healthscreening.schools.nyc/
  • SHOW PROOF OF CLEARANCE (COVID-19 vaccine card) to enter the school building.

 

Parent Workshops/PTA Meetings

 

Family Workshops and Parent-Teacher Conferences

2022-2023

  • *September 29th, 2022

Time: 4 PM-7:30PM

Parent Workshop 4PM,

 *Open School Night,

National Honor Society Induction Ceremony

 

  • October 20th, 2022

Time: 4PM

Parent Workshop/Title I

 

  •   *November 17th, 2022

Time: 4 PM-7:30PM

*Parent-Teacher Conference Evening*

 Safety Town Hall parent meeting at 4PM

 

  • *November 18th, 2022

Time: 12 PM-2:20PM

 *Parent-Teacher Conference afternoon*

 

  • December 15th, 2022

Time: 4PM-6PM

 Parent Workshop (Dine & Paint STH Event)

 

  • January 19th , 2023

Time: 4PM

Parent Workshop

 

  • February 16th , 2023

 Time: 4PM

Parent Workshop

 

  • *March 23rd , 2023

Time: 4 PM-7:30 PM

Parent Workshop (4pm)

 Parent-Teacher Conference Evening*

 

  • *March 24th , 2023

Time: 12 PM-2:20PM

Parent-Teacher Conference afternoon

 

  • April 27th , 2023

Time: 4PM

Parent Workshop- AP for All

 

  • *May 18th , 2023

Time: 4 PM-7:30PM

Parent Workshop 4PM  

Open School Night*

 

  • June 1st , 2023

Time: 4PM

 PTA ELECTIONS & Parent Workshop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome

Related image


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

 

download button

Download/Print our Parent Handbook 

 

 

 

 

"Remind" Text Notifications

remind app

Subscribe to "Remind"Text  Notifications

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

*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.

*****************************************

*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*

 

 

   

SLT Meetings

School Leadership Team 

Thursday, June 9, 2022

Parent-Teacher Conferences 2021-2022

2022-2023

Fall 2022 Conferences

Wednesday, November                         -Evening Conferences 

Friday, November                           -Afternoon Conferences

 

Spring 2023 Conferences

Wednesday, March                       - Evening Conferences 

Friday, March                                        -Afternoon Conferences 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  

 

 

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.

 

 

Reading Corner

What Are The Advantages of Being Bilingual?

https://www.mosalingua.com/en/what-are-some-advantages-of-being-bilingual/

 

Shifting Mindsets

https://youtu.be/hgcoemB8TnQ 

 

 

COVID-19 Vaccines & Test locations

Get your Vaccine!

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

View More Posts

NYCDOE

  

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 

 

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.https://www.nmic.org/
  • 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

SLIDING SCALE & FREE CLINICS

Related imageIf you need medical services at a low cost or free, Please see the attached lists for clinics in your borough:  

 

 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

Apply for the Temporary Emergency Broadband Benefit Program: https://getemergencybroadband.org/how-to-apply/

 

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 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

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  

 

  • Schools Closed

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Open School Night

    PTA/SLT and National Honor Society Ceremony 

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Schools Closed

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Schools Closed

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Schools Closed

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Parent Teacher Conference

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Schools Closed

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Schools Closed

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Schools Closed

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Schools Closed

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • New York State Regents Exams

    Only students with scheduled exams attend school 

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Spring Term Begins

    Students should arrive early to pick up program and attend class at 8 am. 

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Schools Closed

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Parent Teacher Conference

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Schools Closed

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Schools Closed

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Open School Night

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Schools Closed

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • 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
View Monthly Calendar

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:

Menu