6th & 7th Grade Girls Cross Country Score Victory Over Pacific!

It was a great race against Pacific Tuesday.  The 6th grade and 7th grade divisions won both their races and the 8th grade was close to winning theirs.  Combined points for all three grades brought the victory home for Liberty. Many new Personal Records were set leading us into good position against Shahala at home this Friday. Great job Liberty Lions!

Fitness Fridays!!!!

Fitness Friday is every Friday at 7:15AM!  Come before school and play a little basketball or volleyball before you head to class.  It’s a great chance to get some exercise before beginning your Friday!

Liberty Robotics Team Starts Next Week!

Join the FLL Competitive Robotics Team!

Each year FLL teams embark on an adventurous Challenge based on current, real-world issues.

You will:

  • Research and solve a real-world problem based on the Challenge theme
  • Present your research and solutions
  • Build an autonomous robot using engineering concepts

We need all sorts of specialists to build a great team – presenters, researchers, robot mechanics and programmers!

Mandatory Parent Information Meeting:  Wednesday, Sept. 17th at 5:30 p.m. in the library.

Mandatory Student Meeting: Thursdays at 2:45 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. in Room 303.

More information about local FLL robotic programs http://www.usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/fll

 

 

Student starts charitable closet at Liberty Middle School

Gared SkorickLiberty Middle School student Gared Skorick, 13, got a taste of need — and generosity — when family troubles landed him in Anacortes with next to no possessions for a couple of months.

“It was a very rough time,” he said, but the school staff there was incredibly nice and helpful.

Once things settled down and he got back to Camas, Skorick said, he started noticing how needy some of his own peers are. So he launched the Liberty Community Closet — a clearinghouse of clothes, shoes and personal hygiene products such as soap, toothbrushes and shampoo for students who “need help like I needed help,” he said.

Donations of clothes, supplies and cash are always welcome at Liberty Middle School, 1612 N.E. Garfield St.; call 360-833-5850.

Story published by The Columbian.

Calling All Green Lions!

Want to make the world you live in a better place?  Interested in supporting Liberty to lessen its footprint? Calling all Green Lions!  Last year we made tremendous strides in decreasing our waste output and we look to improve even more this year in other areas.   Come to our first Green Lions meeting next Thursday, September 18th, after school in room      111.  We look forward to seeing you there and working to continue to make Liberty a school that cares about the environment.

Sign Up Now for Community Ed Camps & Classes!

 

MINECRAFT SERIES

Ages: 8 and Up

Welcome to the world of Minecraft!  We are offering a series of classes starting this fall. For a more detailed course description please go to camascommunityed.org and click on “Minecraft Madness”.  All students will meet one night a week at CHS. Completing assignments at home is expected. CSD Teacher Ron Wright will lead this series. Go to www.camascommunityed.org to register or call (360) 833-5544 for more information.

 

 

SUCCESS THROUGH CHESS FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL

Grade: 6-8

Develop critical & creative thinking skills. Learn critical principles, tactics, & strategies. Curriculum developed by two-time national chess champion Andrew Svehaug. See two minute video at: successthroughchess.com. Mondays, 9/22-11/10, 3:00-4:00, Fee: $99, Location: Camas District Office, JDZ (bussing from Skyridge is available to JDZ), Code: #1048-14, Alan Svehaug, instructor. Go to www.camascommunityed.org to register or call (360) 833-5544 for more information.

 

 

SAFE SITTER TRAINING

Ages: 11-15

Prepares the student for nurturing & protecting children. Learn about babysitting as a business, child care essentials, safety for the sitter, injury management, preventing problem behavior, choking infant & choking child rescue. Saturday, 10/18,  9:00 AM – 3:30 PM , Fee: $70, Location: Camas District Office, JDZ, Code: #1032-14, Instructor: Staci Firl. Go to www.camascommunityed.org to register or call (360) 833-5544 for more information.

 

 

CAMAS SELECT BOYS BASKETBALL TRYOUTS

Grades: 5-8

A program for boys in the Camas School District who want to participate in advanced competition in preparation for high school basketball. Teams will play from mid-November through February in the Hoop Source Winter Tournaments. Additional fees may apply: i.e. uniforms and additional tournaments.

Tryouts: You must attend BOTH tryout dates. Sept. 15 at  Liberty, Sept. 16 at Skyridge,  5/6 grade  6:00-7:30, 7/8 grade  7:30-9:00, Fee: $150 (fee will be refunded if student doesn’t make the team). Go to www.camascommunityed.org to register or call (360) 833-5544 for more information.

 

 

BOYS BASKETBALL CLINICS

Grades: 3-8

Join CHS Varsity Coach, Skyler Gillespie, & others. All level of players will work to refine skills. Ball handling, shooting, & finishing moves are some skills taught through drills & live competition. Date: Saturdays,  September 27 and October 18, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Fee: $25 each class, Location: Skyridge Middle School

Coach: Skyler Gillispie & others. Go to www.camascommunityed.org to register or call (360) 833-5544 for more information.

 

 

CAMAS YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUE (CYBL)

Grades 3-6

Join our recreational basketball league for boys and girls. Coaches will focus on team work, building skills, fundamentals & having fun! Must be registered by Oct. 17. Teams formed by Oct. 27. You will be contacted by your coach before the first practice. Separate teams for boys & girls. The fee includes a reversible jersey. Practices begin the week of Nov. 3rd. Games will be held on Saturdays 1/10-2/28. To Register: Go online to Camascommunityed.org, or bring registration to our office, or mail form & payment to: CCE, 841 NE 22 Ave, Camas. Envelope must be postmarked by Friday, Oct. 17 to guarantee a team. If you are interested in coaching, please call us at (360) 833-5544.

Fee: $95.

Cross Country Girls Take 1st Place at Ultimook Invitational in Tillamook!!!

Last Saturday the Lady Lions’ Cross Country team had a great time at the Ultimook Invitational in Tillamook.  Liberty was one of 13 middle schools in attendance with over 100 runners.  In the end, Liberty had a nearly perfect score earning only 18 points with 5 runners in the top 10 which earned them FIRST PLACE!  All the runners did an outstanding job racing and representing Liberty as a positive, supportive school.   Our next meet is this coming Friday beginning at 3:45 p.m. at JDZ. Way to go, Lions!!!

 

XC Ultimook Race

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