Liberty Public Schools head back to class

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LIBERTY, Mo. --  While most kids throughout the metro are already on their second week of the new school year, several districts are just getting started this week.

On Tuesday students at Liberty Public Schools headed back to class. Members of the Liberty North's student council arrived at school early to greet students and generate excitement for the new year.

Liberty Public Schools is the second fastest growing school district in the state of Missouri. There 11 elementary schools, four middle schools and two high schools for the 11,800 students.

Fabian Gonzalez, who was a student at Liberty North, is now a science teacher at the school.

"I think it will help kind of create that environment where students are really taking hold of their education," Gonzalez said in regards to district providing each student at Liberty North a MacBook to complete their work on.