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Black History Month: Vice President Kamala Harris harris

Black History Month is an annual celebration that recognizes the achievements and central role of African Americans in U.S. history.    Also known as African American History Month, the event grew out of “Negro History Week,” the brainchild of Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African Americans. Since 1976, every U.S. president has officially designated the month of February as Black History Month. Over the next month, join Liberty Local Schools as we recognize the contribution and achievements of African Americans.

Vice President Kamala Harris
California Sen. Kamala Harris will become the next vice president of the United States, shattering another racial and gender barrier in American politics.
 

 

Preschool and Kindergarten Registration Begins February 16, 2021 registration
Incoming preschool students must be 4 on or before September 30, 2021.  Incoming kindergarten students must be 5 on or before September 30, 2021. To learn more about our preschool or kindergarten programs or to ask a question about registration, please email school counselor Kristie Sallee at kristie.sallee@liberty.k12.oh.us. Click "read more" for more information.
Black History Month: Using Dance to Shed Light on Civil Rights History dance

Black History Month is an annual celebration that recognizes the achievements and central role of African Americans in U.S. history.    Also known as African American History Month, the event grew out of “Negro History Week,” the brainchild of Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African Americans. Since 1976, every U.S. president has officially designated the month of February as Black History Month. Over the next month, join Liberty Local Schools as we recognize the contribution and achievements of African Americans.

Using Dance to Shed Light on Civil Rights History
Missouri-based Modern American Dance Company (MADCO) celebrated their landmark 40th Anniversary in 2017 with a special dance concert, FREEDOM, a commissioned work by world renowned choreographers: Jennifer Archibold, Gina Patterson, Cecil Slaughter, and Nejla Yatkin. Watch this feature to see how MADCO blended dance and multi audio/visuals to shed light on civil rights history and other societal concerns. 

Black History Month: Critical Role of the Black Press During the Civil Rights Movement journalism

Black History Month is an annual celebration that recognizes the achievements and central role of African Americans in U.S. history.    Also known as African American History Month, the event grew out of “Negro History Week,” the brainchild of Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African Americans. Since 1976, every U.S. president has officially designated the month of February as Black History Month. Over the next month, join Liberty Local Schools as we recognize the contribution and achievements of African Americans.

Critical Role of the Black Press During the Civil Rights Movement
Black journalists put themselves in danger during the civil rights movement so the sacrifices of activists would not go unnoticed.  Read a first hand account of the critical role of the black press in the civil rights movement from Dorothy Butler Gilliam.  Gilliam is a former reporter, editor, columnist and the founder of the Young Journalists Development Program for The Washington Post. She served as the Shapiro fellow at The George Washington University’s School of Media and Public Affairs from 2003 to 2013. "Trailblazer" (Center Street Imprint), her memoir, was published in January 2019. Click here to learn more.

Black History Month: Frankie Muse Freeman, Civil Rights Icon Black history month

Black History Month is an annual celebration that recognizes the achievements and central role of African Americans in U.S. history.    Also known as African American History Month, the event grew out of “Negro History Week,” the brainchild of Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African Americans. Since 1976, every U.S. president has officially designated the month of February as Black History Month. Over the next month, join Liberty Local Schools as we recognize the contribution and achievements of African Americans.

Frankie Muse Freeman
Frankie Muse Freeman was a civil rights icon who served as the lead counsel in the landmark 1954 case Davis et al. v. the St. Louis Housing Authority, which ended legal racial discrimination in public housing.  She was the first woman appointed to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and was later inducted into the Bar Association Hall of Fame, the Civil Rights Walk of Fame, and the St. Louis Walk of Fame. Click here to read Frankie Muse Freeman's last interview.

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Principal's Message

Dear Liberty Parents, Guardians and Students, 

In spite of COVID-19, I hope you and your loved ones have been able to enjoy the beautiful summer that we have had.  As we navigate through this pandemic- I realize that patience, flexibility and understanding are vital characteristics as we begin this school year. The hallways here at the Blott/Guy building have been silent for too long; I am anxious and excited to welcome the staff and students back.  Whether it is in person or online, it is my hope to continue working together as a family and ensure that all students feel like they are part of our Liberty Leopard community! 

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