A Second Grader’s Perspective on CCA Trip

    The story below was written by hand by Liberty second grader Connor Jeffers. He and his fellow second graders took a field trip with their teachers and parent helpers, but the field trip was really more like a mission trip. The students visited an organization in Lewisville that provides food and other important services to...

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Warrior Varsity Baseball Team Wins Southwest Christian Invitational Tournament

Last weekend the Warrior Baseball Team traveled to Southwest Christian in Fort Worth for their Invitational Tournament held Thursday, Feb. 18 to Saturday, Feb. 20. In the tournament on Thursday, Liberty beat Bishop Lynch, 10-6. On Friday, Liberty won over Grapevine Faith, 11-4. During tournament play on Saturday, LCS beat Southwest...

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Third Grade Students Create Three-Dimensional Sculptures

Lower School art teacher Mandy Welton attended the Texas Art Educators Association conference in Dallas last year and put her learning to work in her classroom. Using clay, her third graders recently created “taco fish,” now on display in the library. Students began this project by making a flat tortilla with their clay, and by...

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Choir and Band Excel in Competition

The Regional TAPPS competition for Choir and Band was hosted by Liberty on Feb. 18. Ann Smith, Upper School choir director, said, “We have an amazing group of very talented kids with hearts that sang for the Lord.” Megan McKenzie, choir accompanist, said, “We are very excited – this is a great accomplishment. “We are very...

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You are Invited – Fine Arts to Shine in February Play

On Feb. 26-28, the Liberty Theatre Department will transform the Liberty stage to the land of “Hood 2014.” This modern-day retelling of “Robin Hood,” written by Liberty’s own faculty member Kirk Holland, will be a production the whole family will enjoy. Incorporating music by Journey, Styx, and The Who, and dances created...

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Girls Soccer Wins State for the Second Year in a Row

The Liberty Christian Girls Soccer team played their final game at the TAPPS Division II level in dominating championship form Saturday in San Antonio, capturing their second straight state title with a 4-0 victory over Tomball Concordia Lutheran at South San Stadium. “I’m so proud of our team,” said junior defender and team...

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Coach Scofield Retires as Boys Basketball Ends Great Season

In Houston on Saturday at the TAPPS Class 4A regional tournament, our boys’ basketball team fought hard against No. 1 ranked Houston Westbury Christian., but came up short, 44-36. Liberty did well at slowing down Westbury’s bigger and more athletic players, Scofield said. “I was proud of our kids,” Scofield said....

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Girls Basketball Wins Regional Championship – Plays Semifinal Friday

Nicole Kornet scored 21 points and Liberty Christian outscored Austin Hyde Park 24-4 in the third quarter en route to a 72-49 win in the regional championship Friday. Four players scored in double figures for Liberty. The Lady Warriors (33-7) meet Concordia Lutheran in the TAPPS 4A state semifinal at 3:30 p.m. Friday at Mansfield...

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Community Service is Club’s Objective

By Tricia Tiedt, junior SADD Club Member Yearbook Editor A new addition to the Liberty landscape already holds a special place in our hearts. New to Liberty this year is the SADD Club, Students Against Destructive Decisions. SADD has made their biggest contributions thus far to the Crisis Pregnancy Center in Denton. With a big...

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Kindergarten Class Creates Praise Song – Listen Here!

The name of the song is “You’re Our Glory,” (click this link to listen to You’re Our Glory [mp3]), and the lyrics are below:  There are moments in teaching when we, as teachers, have the blessing of experiencing a “Holy Spirit” moment with our children. Recently, my kindergarten class had such an encounter. As the...

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DanzTeam Reaches Out to Lower School Girls at Lock-In

For more than a decade, Liberty’s DanzTeam continues the tradition of sponsoring a Lower School Lock-In. Julie Price, DanzTeam director, said it makes her so proud every year to see how Liberty’s DanzTeam loves the younger girls and cares for them at the lock-in. “I love watching the DanzTeam interact with the young...

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Liberty Graduate Accepted to Harvard Law School

Liberty Alumnus Kyle Watson, ’06, has been accepted to Harvard Law School, and his goal is to get both an MBA from Harvard Business School and a law degree from Harvard Law School.  “It is a real testimony to Liberty; my kids were sent to college prepared, which was one of the reasons we came to Liberty when both of our boys...

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Freshman Class Departs on Monday for Annual Tour of Colleges

The freshman class at Liberty benefit every year by traveling for three days to tour colleges in the Texas/Oklahoma region. Michelle Smith, ninth and tenth grade advisor, hopes the trip enhances the students’ view of college and their desire to attend a four-year university. During the tour of colleges, students will learn...

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Liberty’s Online Campus on National Radio Talk Show

Dr. Rodney Haire, Liberty president; Rob Shiflet, president of The Online Campus; and Michelle Simms, director of communications for the Online Campus, were featured yesterday on the national radio program Point of View. Point of View is a two-hour, issues-oriented live talk radio program heard daily nationwide. The Point of View...

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TAPPS State Wrestling Champ at Liberty

Junior Peter Hammer was named the TAPPS State Wrestling Champ – 125 lbs. The Varsity and Junior Varsity teams competed last weekend at the TAPPS State Tournament in Austin. Overall the Varsity team improved their ranking to fifth this year. Congratulations Liberty...

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Girls Soccer Triumphs – Advances to State Tournament

TEMPLE — Liberty Christian advanced to its third straight state tournament with a 3-0 win over San Antonio Christian on Saturday. Leah Cox had a goal and an assist in the win, assisting on Abbey Talbot’s goal 25 minutes into the half and scoring a back-breaking unassisted goal with a minute left in the first half. Karly...

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Boys and Girls Basketball Advance in Playoffs

Boys Basketball travels to Houston Friday and plays Houston Westbury Christian at 5 p.m. at Concordia Lutheran High School in Tomball, Texas. Westbury has a record of 32-3 and is ranked No. 1 in the state. Girls Basketball is in regional playoffs against Austin Hyde Park this Friday at Nolan Catholic High School in Fort Worth at 7...

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Students Travel to Texas A&M and Compete in Science Bowl

On Saturday, Feb. 6, Science Department Chair Heather Lytle took 15 Upper School students to Texas A&M to compete in the Science Bowl, a fun, fast-paced contest with buzzers and a lot of fun science trivia questions “We also toured the chemistry and biophysics departments to learn what goes on in college science,” said...

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Varsity Wrestling Competes in State Tournament Saturday

 Liberty’s Wrestling team competes at the TAPPS State Tournament this weekend in Austin. This season is Liberty’s third year to have a varsity wrestling team. Two years ago, Liberty came in ninth place at the State Tournament, and last year they finished fifth. This year they hope to do even better.  “This year many of our...

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Girls Soccer Succeeding in Playoffs

Girls Soccer beat Dallas Christian 5-0 in the first round of the playoffs at Liberty on Saturday! The girls play San Antonio Christian in Temple at Wildcat Stadium this Saturday at 3 p.m. The following week is the State Tournament in San Antonio that includes the semifinal round on Friday, Feb. 19, and the championship on Saturday,...

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History Class Goes Above and Beyond

The ingenuity and creative thinking of Liberty teachers allows for phrases such as “Bahama Bucks” and “U.S. History” to occupy the same sentence. U.S. History teacher Zak Bowles recently gave a lesson on the American Revolution that his students will never forget. Bowles told his students if they focused and worked hard on...

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DanzTeam Performs for Fans at the University of North Texas

The Liberty DanzTeam performed with the University of North Texas Dancers at halftime at a recent UNT Men’s Basketball game.  Earlier in the year, the UNT dancers held a dance clinic specifically for the LCS dancers, and in return, the Liberty DanzTeam has the opportunity to perform with the UNT dancers at a UNT game.  “There...

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Students Excel in Science

Liberty Science Fair 2010 After months of brainstorming problem questions, designing experiments, and gathering data, Liberty’s sixth, seventh, and eighth graders presented their research at the recent Liberty Science Fair. Participating in the science fair allowed each student the opportunity to “do science,” knowing that the...

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Girls Basketball Undefeated in District

For the second time in the last four years, the Girls Varsity Basketball team went undefeated in District, 12-0. Their overall record this year is an amazing 31 wins, 7 losses. They will play at Liberty this weekend in playoff action. Liberty families are invited to cheer them on to victory. The time and date have not been set —...

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Late Night Gathering Brings Worship and Prayer

Choruses like “Let Your name be lifted higher … be lifted higher … be lifted higher … ” were heard recently at Liberty as more than 150 seventh and eighth grade students, their Upper School Impact leaders, and Middle School Youth Pastor Matt Bowles gathered for a time of praise, worship, and prayer after Friday...

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