In its Inaugural Year, Debate Team Wins Second in Regional Competition

In its first year, Liberty Christian’s debate team won second place overall at the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) Regional Competition. The team competed at Canyon Creek Christian Academy in Richardson on Friday, Feb. 22. In individual results, freshman Breann Smith placed second, and sophomore Hunter...

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Boys and Girls Basketball Teams Advance to State!

Thank you to the Denton Record-Chronicle for this update on Sunday, Feb. 24: COLLEGE STATION — After breaking a five-year streak of playing for a TAPPS state championship last season, the Liberty Christian girls basketball team is back in the state tournament. The Lady Warriors used a strong defensive effort to top fifth-ranked...

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James Taylor Classic Baseball Win

Thanks to the Denton Record-Chronicle for this update on Sunday, Feb. 24: In one of its games during the classic, Liberty Christian hit four home runs in a 9-2 win over Corsicana. Trent Hodapp, Connor McMann, Carson Dowdle and Daniel Keene all homered for the Warriors as Keene allowed only four hits to pick up the victory. Denton...

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New NHS Members Announced at Induction

Thirty-four students achieved National Honor Society membership at Liberty Christian’s spring induction on Feb. 19. “We are so happy for all of the students inducted into NHS this spring,” said sponsor and academic advisor Toni King. “These students exemplify the qualities of scholarship, leadership, service, and...

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Swim Team Excels at State, and Olympic Performance Diver Bradley Christensen Breaks Record

The swim team competed at the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) State Meet in San Antonio Feb. 15 and 16. Senior Bradley Christensen won in diving and set a new TAPPS diving record of 586 points, beating his previous state record by 52 points. In three of four relays, Liberty swimmers shaved off time from...

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Liberty’s Spring Show, “R.I.P.H.S.,” Opens This Weekend!

On Friday, Feb. 22 to Sunday, Feb. 24, Liberty Christian Upper School students will transform the Liberty stage to the Reagan Eisenhower Polk High School (R.I.P.H.S.) stage. As the story goes, Rachel Iris Perkins has enrolled at R.I.P.H.S., but she’s not the typical 300-year-old teenager. She’s an agent for the Department of...

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Academic and Speech Team Takes Second at District Meet

The Liberty Christian Academic and Speech team won second place overall at the district meet at Bishop Lynch High School in Dallas on Feb. 15. The top five students in each individual category will advance to the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) state tournament in Austin at Concordia University on April...

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Junior Michael King Elected to Key Club Division Office

For the 2013–2014 school year, Liberty Christian junior Michael King was elected as lieutenant governor for Key Club’s Division 8 at the Division Election Council Meeting on Saturday, Feb. 2. This year will be the second year in a row that a Liberty Christian student has held this position. Outgoing lieutenant governor Haylee...

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Warrior Wrestling Wins Second at TAPPS State!

By Head Wrestling Coach David Hughes   The wrestlers of the 2012–2013 season continued their trailblazing for the Liberty Christian Wrestling program this past weekend. Your Warrior Wrestlers finished in second place as a team, their highest place at TAPPS state. Ten warriors wrestled tough and placed into the top four at...

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Published Author and Illustrator Visits Lower School Students

On Feb. 13, Liberty Christian students in kindergarten through third grade heard and saw Arkansas-based author and illustrator Tammy Carter Bronson and her husband and co-author, Matthew Bronson, as they shared fascinating information about how books are created. The children saw Mrs. Bronson’s illustrations in every phase,...

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Media Day Features Alum and S.F. Giants Player Elliott Blair

Liberty Christian’s Baseball Team hosted its annual Media Day on Feb. 12 with Liberty Alumnus and San Francisco Giants Player Elliott Blair. Johnny Isom, head baseball coach, recognized Elliott Blair, along with Liberty’s freshman, JV, and varsity players. As students were announced, those attending applauded the players’...

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Anatomy Lab Experiences Medical Technology from Experts in the Field

In Anatomy Lab, Liberty Christian Upper School students were visited by Argyle paramedics and Dr. Justin Northeim, a trauma and emergency physician at Denton Regional, on Feb. 7 for real-life learning. Dr. Northeim and the paramedics taught students how to read an electrocardiogram (EKG) that also included blood pressure and pulse...

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Eighth Grade Girls Basketball Wins District!

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Wrestlers have Banner Year – Ready for State this Weekend

Wrestling takes third at Texas Prep State Championships – Prepares for the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) State Contest at Bishop Lynch in Dallas on Saturday For the first time, Liberty Christian Wrestling placed in the top three at the Texas Prep State tournament out of 25 teams that participated....

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At Liberty’s Second College Signing this Year, Four Student Athletes Recognized for Achievements

Liberty Christian held its second college signing day of the year on Feb. 6, honoring four students who will play at the collegiate level. Austin Freet signed to play basketball at John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Ark. Liberty head basketball coach Frank Kornet said, “The opportunity to play at the college level comes...

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Texas Ranger David Murphy Inspires Leadership Academy

David Murphy, outfielder for the Texas Rangers, visited Liberty Christian School’s campus earlier in January and met with Liberty’s Leadership Academy, a group of freshmen and sophomores who study, practice, and apply leadership principles as they prepare to be leaders in college and beyond. “Having Mr. Murphy here was an...

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Science Fair Participants Explore Complex Scientific Questions

Liberty Christian Middle School students raised the bar on science fair projects again this year as they sought out scientific answers to complex and sometimes everyday questions. More than 100 projects filled the Commons at Liberty, as students from preschool to high school who passed through the hallways enjoyed learning more...

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As Business Club Begins, Students and Teacher Team Up and Win First at Competition

Two juniors at Liberty Christian set their goal to start a business club on campus. They obtained the enthusiastic support of their academic advisor and principal, then asked economics teacher Richard Jones to be their sponsor. One problem – the regional competition was upon them, and they wanted to compete in economics, yet they...

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Art Student Wins Scholarship in Contest

Senior Virginia Sitzes won second place with “Game Face” in colored pencil on paper at the Fort Worth Stock Show Art Contest and was awarded a $1,500 scholarship. “Virginia’s drawing skills are evident in each new artwork she creates,” said art teacher Brandon Graham. “Within each portrait, she captures the true...

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Boys Soccer on a Comeback with District Win

This season for varsity boys soccer has been riddled with illness, injury, and tough losses. But on Friday, Feb. 1, the boys won 1-0 against district foe Bishop Dunne of Dallas. This game marks the return of senior Matt Jeffery and sophomores Hugh Jeffery and Eduardo Perez from previous injuries. Liberty took the lead within the...

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Bible Classes Help a Mom in Desperate Need

Middle School youth pastor Matt Bowles saw a video at church of a single mother with five children living in south Dallas and needing basic necessities that most people take for granted. “This family submitted their home to the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition TV show but did not get chosen,” Bowles said. “The house fell on...

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