April 2021 Announcements

PTA Meeting – May 11, 7:30PMGuest Speaker Teresa Freeman, TFA Soft SkillsDon’t Wait, Register NOW! Click HERE
The LMS PTA presents Teresa Freeman – TFA Soft Skills Founder to talk about how to help your teen develop critical Soft Skills. In this session Teresa will focus on the importance of effective communication.  She will share important data and stats, discuss the power of social media and talk about how to help teens articulate their successes and achievements. Click HERE to see the flyer!


PTA Officer Positions for 2021-2022 The PTA at Liberty Middle School is recruiting new Board Members for next school year! The last few years have been rebuilding years and we are continuing to grow and shape our commitment to Liberty Middle School students, families and staff. I hope you will consider joining this team. Working together and with the administration at Liberty has been a major bright spot in this past year. Be the one that steps-up. Middle School is such a brief but very important part of our students’ growth. Each board sets their own goals and that always takes into account what each board has to offer of time and skills. Click the link below for descriptions of each open position!

February Updates

February Meeting

Minutes can be found HERE

LMS Spirit Wear

Spring spirit wear drive. We updated the logo for a timeless look and switched up a few of the options…click HERE to check it out. All items will ship directly to you once the sale ends! Sales end March 2.

Snacks for Teachers Returning to School

Help us spoil all the teachers and staff returning to school in March. We will be stocking the Teacher’s Lounge with snacks, treats and drinks. Click here for the SignUp Genius.

Virtual Trivia Night – SAVE THE DATE – Friday, March 12 at 7pm

  • Zoom and Kahoot are all you need
  • FREE event for all students and families!
  • Master of Ceremonies: Principal Erbrecht
  • SPIRIT NIGHT Plan to grab dinner from Manhattan Pizza Centreville, 4-9PM 
  • PRIZES
    • Winner of EACH Round will receive a Gift Card to Nothing Bundt Cakes, Fair Lakes
    • Grand Prize Winners
      • 4th/5th Place – $10 Starbucks Gift Card
      • 2nd/3rd Place – $20 Amazon Gift Card
      • 1st Place – Apple AirPods

PTA Board Positions 2021-2022

The time has come to start looking for NEW PTA Board members! I implore you to consider joining this team. Working together and with the administration at Liberty has been a major bright spot in this past year. If you think “someone else will step-up,” I am telling you they aren’t or they won’t. Be the one that steps-up. Middle School is such a brief but very important part of our students growth. Each Board sets their own goals and that always takes into account what each Boards’ resources are.

Please reach out to me if you are interested in hearing more or with ANY questions.

Kelly Eignor, PTA President president@libertymspta.org

January 2021

Hello PTA Families – I hope that you will take a minute to browse our January newsletter and check out some of the upcoming events the PTA has planned for you!

I would also like to take a minute to apologize to those of you that attempted to attend our January 12 zoom meeting. Bottom line…I had some technical issues and it took me too long to figure it out. You can find the minutes on the “Meeting & Minutes” page.

Other important announcements made that night are in this newsletter. CLICK HERE

PTA Meeting 10/27 @6PM – ZOOM

Topic: Liberty Middle School PTA Meeting
Time: Oct 27, 2020 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Limited Edition LMS Spiritwear

Get your limited edition LMS Masked Lion apparel today! Help build the feeling of community at Liberty Middle School. Sending our kids back to school virtually isn’t just historical, but a time in our kids lives they will never forget. All proceeds benefit Liberty Middle School PTA! Thanks for your support.

SHOP HERE

Sales are LIVE now and will close October 8. Orders should be received by October 27.

If you haven’t yet, join the PTA membership by clicking HERE.

LMS PTA Officers, Duties & Time Requirements

President
Preside at all PTA meetings
Coordinate the work of officers & committees
Submit officer contact information to state office
Serve on every committee EXCEPT nominating committee
Any other duties needed to adhere to by-laws
Hours per week vary depending on activities – an average of 4 hours per week

Vice Presidents
1st VP: Membership
Develops strategies to enhance and engage membership Work with president on activities
Oversee bylaws and creates committee to renew
Other duties as assigned
Hours per week vary depending on activities – an average of 2-3

2nd VP: Ways & Means
Work closely with the president on activities
Perform president duties in their absence
Establish Fundraising activities and committees and serves on them
Other duties as assigned
Hours per week vary depending on activities – an average of 2-3

Secretaries
Recording Secretary
Keep the minutes of all meetings
Keep the official bylaws in his/her files
Maintain a membership list in accordance with VA PTA
Other duties as assigned
Hours per week vary depending on activities – an average of 4-6

Corresponding Secretary
Prepare all correspondence and maintains all files
Publish meeting minutes
Other duties as assigned

Treasurer
Have custody of all funds and finances
Keep accurate account of receipts and expenditures
Make disbursements as authorized in accordance with the adopted budget
Prepare and have checks signed
Present a written financial statement at each meeting
Prepare an end of year financial report
Prepare for audit and coordinate
Submit year end audit report to VA PTA
Submit Tax forms in a timely manner
Submit dues in a timely manner
Other duties as assigned
Hours per week vary during the month/time of year – average 1-2

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