Liberty School Foundation



Information Packet




“Enriching the Educational Experience at Liberty School”







Who We Are



We are Liberty Elementary School parents working together to provide resources and funds for enriching the educational environment at our school.  The Foundation is here to support our teachers and students and to foster a nurturing community environment in order to achieve the best possible school experience.


 We organize many community events, a few include:

·      Veterans Day Program – Every Veterans Day the Foundation invites veterans to a luncheon after a special program that is put on by the kids.

·      Pasta Feed – Every February the Foundation invites the community to a Pasta Feed dinner.

·      Pancake Breakfast – In the spring, the community comes out for pancakes, eggs and ham.


We organize many school events, a few include:

·      Family Fun Night – The first Friday of the school year, we come together for dinner and a movie.

·      Father Daughter Dance and Mother Son Event

·      Science Fair – The kids get to choose, document and present a science project to the rest of the school.


We support the following at Liberty:

·      Annual Teacher and Art/Music/Science Stipends

·      100% of Field Trip Expenses

·      Reading, Math, Science, and Nutrition Programs

·      Summer School Enrichment (K-6)

·      Computer Lab upgrades and supplies

·      Teacher Appreciation Week

·      Annual Scholarships to Liberty alumni

·      Read, Read, Read Program

·      Multi-Purpose Room Supplies

·      School-wide Assemblies

·      Toolbox Life Skills Curriculum (K-6)

·      Support for Library and AR Tests

·      Playground and School Yard Improvements

·      West Side Relays

·      Smart Boards, Listening Systems, and All-Call Phone System

·      State Testing Snacks




Our Fundraisers

We raise money for all the previous listed programs and events with these fundraisers:

Foundation SupporterYour financial support is a major source of funds for the Liberty School Foundation.  Your tax-deductible donation shows your support for the Foundation and what the foundation does for the kids of Liberty School.

Walk-A-ThonThe kids LOVE this event!  You can show your support by assisting your child/children by getting 10 or more people to sponsor your child in the walk-a-thon.

Box Tops We collect Box Tops!  Look for Box Tops on all the products you buy. Clip the box top and have your child bring them to class.

SCRIP/Gift Cards Use gift cards? Give gift cards? Buy your gift cards from the Foundation and by doing this you are helping fund our school field trips. and eScripShop Online? By using the special links on the Liberty School website, our school will get a small % of each transaction of sales on and all the websites on the eScrip website.



Become a Liberty School Foundation Member

Support by donating today!

Your generous donation is tax-deductible, Tax ID 91-1879615. 


Parent/Guardian Name(s): ___________________________________________________________________


My Child’s (Children’s) Name & Grade(s):


Email Address #1:________________________________

Email Address #2:________________________________

Please include us in all Foundation e-mail communications – Yes [   ] No [   ]

(e-mail addresses will never be sold and are to be used strictly for school related communications.)

* Please note that regardless of Foundation support, all families who choose to will be included in our directory, but directories will not be available to non-foundation supporters.

Supporter Levels:

_____   $500 _____   $300 _____   $200 _____   $100 _____   $75_____   $50 _____   Other

_____   None.  I do not wish to become a supporter but please include our family in the school-wide directory.*

*All Supporters receive a Liberty School Foundation Telephone Directory.  Please let us know if you wish to not be a part of the directory.

Please make checks payable to the Liberty School Foundation and return to your child’s teacher or the front office by Friday, August 31st.

Please contact one of our Co-Presidents if you have any questions:

Sommer Hansen 650-906-3387 -

Blythe Wilhelm 916-300-2526



Liberty School Foundation Board Members 2018-2019


Sommer Hansen – 1st & 5th Graders

Blythe Wilhelm – 2nd Grader


Nichole Rivas – 1st & 3rd Grader


Tammy Thomas – 4th Grader


Suzy Starke-German  - TK & 1st  Grader


Chris Rafanelli – 200 + kids J


Jeff Ray – 4th Grade Teacher


Julie Tunzi – 2nd/ 3rd Grade Teacher

Past President

Megan Herman – 4th  & 6th Graders

Board Members



     Keri Michelucci- K, 4th & 6th Graders


     Jeff Goodwin- 2nd Grader


     Nina Weber – Kindergartener              


     Stephanie Smith – 2nd Grader





           Jeanette Perry – 3rd & 4th Graders



          Jessica Somoff – K & 5th Grader


          Tina Wirtz – 5th Grader



The Foundation is made up of parents and faculty who meet once a month, at 7:00 p.m. in the Teacher Staff Room.  We invite all parents who are interested in learning more, or who would like to get involved to attend.



Liberty Foundation Meetings 2018/19

Time:                  7 p.m.

Location:       Teacher Staff Room

September 4, 2018


October 1, 2018


November 5, 2018


December - No Meeting


January 7, 2019


February 4, 2019


March 4, 2019


April 1, 2019


May 6, 2019

Upcoming Liberty Foundation Events
Modified - 08/03/2018 02:30pm Family Fun Night
Modified - 08/03/2018 02:34pm Scrip
Modified - 08/03/2018 02:37pm Membership
Modified - 09/13/2012 02:27pm Walk-A-Thon