April 2, 2020
To All Connected to Liberty
With the beginning of April, these daily updates will not have the
general information that was posted all last month. However, you can
always refer back to previous updates for that information. Link:
April 2, 2020 at 3:30 P.M.
CONTROLLED BURN NEW
Completely unrelated to the current COVID-19
situation, the Liberty Union-Thurston Local School District will be having a
controlled burn of an area behind the middle school building near the Land Lab
entrance. The school district is working in conjunction with the Basil
Joint Fire District, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, and the Ohio
Department of Natural Resources. The
school district has partnered with a Fish and Wildlife Biologist from the U.S.
Fish and Wildlife Service. Upon his recommendation, some of the prairie
grasses behind the middle school need a fresh start and a controlled burn is an
This controlled burn, under supervision of Basil Joint Fire
District, will occur on FRIDAY, APRIL 3rd. The planned time of the burn
is 4:00 P.M. However, that time may need to be adjusted slightly depending on
wind conditions. Please do not be alarmed if you see fire trucks, smoke,
or fire near the middle school on Friday anytime in the afternoon.
Each week all parents will receive an email from our school
counselors with resources that might be helpful during this extended distance
learning time period.
The first email was sent out on March 25th. The second email was
sent out on March 30th for middle school and high school parents and on April
1st for elementary school parents.
If you did not get the emailed resources, please email firstname.lastname@example.org so that she can add your name to the parent
The topics for this week were 1. Supporting your Child’s Health
and Well Being During the School Closure, 2. Social Distancing, and 3.
EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
The Liberty Union Director of Student Services, Sara Hayes, wants
to make sure that community members know about the Emergency Assistance Program
offered through Fairfield County Job and Family Services.
They have provided the following summary of the program that
includes eligibility, how to apply, and a point of contact for questions. Click
here for the summary: https://www.fcjfs.org/services/food_cash_assistance/emergency_assistance_prc_program
Questions? Contact Community Services PRC Specialist, Sarah
Kauffman at 740-652-7667
Union-Thurston Local School District