Valedictorian and Salutatorian Announced for 2011-2012 School Year

The two students chosen at Liberty Christian for valedictorian and salutatorian have been called all-around Liberty students, and on Friday, May 25, Lindsey Grigg and Marissa Marrs inspired their more than 100 fellow seniors at Liberty Christian’s graduation ceremony at NorthWood Church in Keller that had more than 1,000 in...

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Upper School Students Awarded for Academic Excellence

On Wednesday, May 16, Liberty Christian held its annual Academic Awards Convocation to recognize hundreds of students who excelled in academics and Christian leadership. Distinguished honors were presented, along with the top student in each class and those who received straight A’s in every class for the first three quarters of...

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Middle School Academic Convocation Honored Student Achievement

On Monday, May 21, the Middle School at Liberty Christian recognized many of its students who achieved success in academics and the arts during its convocation ceremony held at the school. Straight A students were honored onstage and presented with a paperweight. In each grade level, approximately a fourth of the classes achieved...

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Liberty Continues to Grow and Expand

Alumnus Rick Gailey cut the ribbon at Liberty Christian’s Grand Opening of its new Academic and Athletic addition on Saturday.  The festive day began with a spring football game, followed by a luncheon, ribbon cutting, tours, and a powder-puff game.  On hand were several professional athletes and coaches signing autographs,...

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Sophomores Honored by ACT

Forty-seven Liberty Christian sophomores, almost half of the class, received the “Texas Student Achievement Award” from the Texas ACT Council for their performance on the PLAN (Pre-ACT) Assessment.  These students are on target to meet or exceed ACT’s College Readiness Benchmarks by graduation. ACT’s College Readiness...

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Equestrian Near and Dear to Some Liberty Families

The Equestrian sport involves dedication, patience, hard work, and especially a love of horses. Several families at Liberty compete in this sport and some are already seeing the fruit of their labors. Brookie Bancroft, a junior seen cheerleading at many Liberty sporting events, was given her first horse at age 6. Brookie’s love...

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Script Writing Class Helps Students Imagine the Possibilities

Liberty’s script writing class began three years ago, but for its teacher, Kirk Holland, the skills to teach the class began many years ago.    “Growing up, I knew I loved to write,” he said. “I’d sit down to my dad’s orange and black monochromatic computer and write short stories.”  He would announce to his mom,...

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Seniors Reflect on Great Year, Prepare for Graduation

    Class verse: “So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live in Him, rooted and built up in Him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness” (Colossians 2:6–7).  Senior Retreat: Fun, food, fellowship, and focus! This retreat unifies the class and gives students...

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Missions Week Gives Students a Global Vision

The second annual Missions Week had a two-fold mission. The first was to teach students that they were made to give, contribute, share, and serve. The second was to teach students about the world around them.  “We have all been called to go and love the world with the love of Jesus,” said Chris Searcy, Upper School youth...

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Christian Humanities – A Highlight for Liberty Seniors

“Chums,” or Christian Humanities, is the senior level Bible class designed to help students understand what it is they believe and be able to defend why they believe it. It is the capstone class in Liberty’s Bible department.  Students take everything they have learned throughout their time at Liberty and at their church and...

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Duke University Recognizes Lower School Students

Congratulations to Liberty Christian’s fourth and fifth grade students who qualified for Duke TIP, Duke University’s Talent Identification Program.  Based on the students’ scores from the Stanford exam last spring, 46 fourth and fifth graders were selected for Duke TIP.  “Recognition for these excellent students is a great...

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Tennis Sends Player to State, Excited about Next Year

Sophomore Caleb Bishop represented Liberty Christian School at the TAPPS State Championship in Waco on April 25.  Head tennis coach Chase Hardin said, “It was exciting to see Caleb go to State. State can put a lot of pressure on students who have never competed at that level. Now that Caleb’s first time is under his belt, he...

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Students Shine at ACSI Art Festival

Liberty Christian freshmen through seniors competed in the art festival of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) Dallas District on April 20 at Temple Christian Academy in Flower Mound.  Congratulations to Liberty junior Colby Dowdle who won best-in-show for her painting. Freshman Courtney Bishop and junior...

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Alumni Study Abroad and Prepare for Career

Ten Liberty Christian alumni share their life-changing educational experiences while studying abroad.      Mindy Holt ACU ’07 Degree: Marketing and Financial Management Career: Insurance Industry Studied Abroad: London, England – Fall 2005 to Spring 2006 Studied: International Negotiations and Entrepreneurial...

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Students Become Inventors and Hands-on Historians

After Pre-AP World History students studied the French Revolution, they created a newscast that interviewed an “eyewitness” to one of the major events on the road to the revolution in France.  “Activities like these meet all of the students’ learning styles,” said teacher Missy Sharp. “Performing interviews are always...

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Lower School – Enriching and Preparing Students for the Future

Liberty has an indisputable reputation for being a school with high standards and students who have demonstrated incredible achievement and success after graduation.  The Lower School:  Teaches to the whole child, fostering spirit, mind, and body  Supports the different learning styles, knowing each student is designed with...

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Alumnus Ty Dunlap Key in Texas A&M Golf’s First Big 12 Championship

Congratulations to Liberty’s National Merit Scholar Ty Dunlap (’11) who helped the Aggies win their first ever Big 12 Golf Championship! Posted: Sun 5:04 PM, Apr 29, 2012 Reporter: Texas A&M Sports Information Updated: Sun 11:12 PM, Apr 29, 2012 Texas A&M Wins Big 12 Men’s Golf...

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Students Put Biblical Principles into Practice

To encourage servant leadership, Liberty’s faculty educates students in biblical principles, instills character values, and promotes the relevance of God’s Word in everyday life.  In the Bible, 2 Peter 1:5–9 says, “For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith, goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; and to...

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The Competitive Edge at Liberty

All schools within the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) compete for the coveted Henderson Cup, which is awarded to the top school of the year in each classification. Liberty has won the Henderson Cup six out of the last eight years.  Every discipline at Liberty – academics, fine arts, and athletics...

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Government AP Class Encourages Involved, Informed Citizenship

At Liberty Christian School, students in Government AP are gaining an analytical perspective on the United States government and politics. Social Studies Department Chair Becky Shirley teaches the course and includes the study of American government institutions, political beliefs and behaviors, political parties, interest groups,...

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Baseball Wins Key Game, Plays in Semifinals Friday

Denton Record-Chronicle Published: 08 May 2012 08:15 AM Liberty Christian advanced to the TAPPS 5A state semifinals with a 5-1 victory over San Antonio Central Catholic on Monday afternoon at Mary-Hardin Baylor in Belton. It’s the third straight year the Warriors have at least advanced to the semifinal round. Liberty...

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Students Serve in Missions on Easter Holiday

Courtney Clintsman serves at the Denton Christian Preschool and helped with an Easter egg hunt and participated in a cultural tradition of confetti eggs or Cascarones to wish blessings on the person covered in confetti More than 350 Liberty Christian students and faculty lent helpful hands and glad hearts throughout the...

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Deaver and Snowden Win Science Fair’s Teacher of the Year Award

Science teachers Lisa Deaver and Barbara Snowden are the recipients of the Fort Worth Regional Science and Engineering Fair Division 2 Teacher of the Year Award.  They were both invited to the appreciation ceremony on April 19 at the University Club of the University of Texas at Arlington and received a plaque and $100 each.  The...

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Band Program Continues to Compete and Win

After learning from Bobby Burns Jr. of Earth, Wind & Fire in a clinic and concert at Liberty in March and earning first in state in April, the Liberty Christian Band Program has enjoyed a year of many accomplishments.  And the winning continues.  The Liberty Christian 46-member fifth grade band scored straight 1’s, a...

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Fifth Graders’ Valentines Received in Uganda

In celebration of Valentine’s Day this year, Liberty Christian fifth grade students had a “Valentine’s Party with a Purpose” by sharing candy and making cards and bracelets for children in Uganda. They learned just recently that the packages they sent to Uganda were received.  “Each fifth grade student brought a bag...

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