Students Honored for Academic Achievement at Convocations

Liberty Christian School recognized many of its students for their achievements this year at recent convocations, the Upper School on May 22 and Middle School on May 23. Upper School Principal Ed Cook said, “The Academic Awards Convocation is always the highlight of the academic school year. Approximately 165 students were honored...

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College Sports in the Future for Student Athletes

Eight more student athletes from Liberty Christian School signed to play at the collegiate level. On May 21, Luke Kornet signed to play basketball at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. Also a National Merit Commended Scholar, Kornet is the salutatorian of his senior class, president of National Honor Society, and senior class...

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Spirit Team Sends Packages to India for People in Need

Liberty Christian parent Tammy Lane viewed a documentary several years ago about the disease of leprosy in India. She was so touched by the program that she decided to travel to India and do something about it. “We visited orphanages, disabled children’s homes, and slums and leper colonies to see how we could help these precious...

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Liberty Christian Seniors – College Bound Coast to Coast

Liberty Christian School has seen graduates in recent years be accepted to Johns Hopkins University, Washington University in St. Louis, Brown University, Rice University, Vanderbilt, Wake Forest, Boston College, and NYU. This year, as seniors anticipate graduation next Friday, May 31, Liberty celebrates two additional seniors who...

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Student Returns to Uganda to Serve and See Friend

For three years, senior Kyle Cook has sponsored student Denis Mugabi to help him attend God Cares Christian School outside of Kampala City, Uganda, in central Africa. Last summer, Kyle had the unique and exciting experience to meet Denis in person on a Liberty mission trip to Uganda. “Kyle and Denis are both 17 and have...

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Motion Sensing Technology Brings Physics to Life

Showing students the changes in energy of a moving object using motion sensing technology may sound like a daunting task, but physics teacher Dawn Lobbes and lab assistant Kari Northeim made the lesson come alive for students. “This lab utilizes sound technology, like sonar, to sense motion of a tossed ball,” Lobbes said. “The...

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Spanish Club Learns from Special Guests from Spain

Earlier this year, Liberty Christian’s Spanish Club hosted guest speakers Eduardo and Krista Garcia, missionaries to Spain. “From their visit, students learned about the history and life of the Spaniards,” said Kim Earley, foreign language chair and sponsor of the club. “Eduardo and Krista were also happy to share their...

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Chemistry Labs Provide Hands-on Learning

Fireworks were seen at Liberty Christian – and it wasn’t the Fourth of July! Sophomores discovered the role of elements and compounds in firework displays in their chemistry class. “Mixing and burning secret recipes for fireworks excited my students, and excited students are more apt to learn!” said chemistry teacher Kathy...

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Liberty to be Named Top Overall School in Texas!

Next month, the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) will officially announce Liberty Christian School winner of the Henderson Cup, the overall State Championship! Congratulations to every student at Liberty Christian School who aims for excellence every day! The school will celebrate all next week with a...

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Baseball Wins State Title!

Congratulations to the Warrior Baseball Team that won the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools’ State Championship May 14 by defeating Houston’s St. Pius X with a score of 6-1! Coach Isom said that the players came into the season with huge expectations in front of them in their quest for the State...

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Boys Track and Field Team Wins Fourth Straight State Championship!

The Liberty Christian Boys Track and Field Team won a remarkable state championship for the fourth year in a row on May 11 at Baylor University. “It was a great honor to coach these young men to a fourth straight State Championship,” said head coach Trent Vest. “They came to practice every day this season with the intention of...

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Archaeology Study Deepens Students’ Faith

Both the Junior Class and the fifth  grade classes at Liberty Christian School saw in person what has been called the greatest manuscript discovery of the 20th century, the Dead Sea Scrolls. These treasured artifacts were on display at Southwestern Seminary in Fort Worth until January. The scrolls, composed of mere parchment,...

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New Curriculum Director Bolsters and Reinforces Higher-Order Thinking

Behind every great lesson is a great plan. And behind every great plan are essential questions that ask, “What are the big ideas we want students to know when they walk out of our classrooms?” Liberty Christian named teacher Debra Cook as its director of curriculum and instruction this year. One of her many tasks is to come...

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Recycling Projects Create Treasure from Trash

It has been said that recycling is one of the best ways to have a positive impact on the world. It helps extend the life and usefulness of something that has already served its initial purpose by producing something that is usable. Mandy Welton’s Liberty Christian art students have learned firsthand the importance of recycling and...

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Spanish Club Serves at Ann Windle School for Young Children

Classes at Denton’s Ann Windle School for Young Children created a large colorful thank you note complete with little painted handprints for Liberty Christian students who visited there on April 15. Twenty-five members of Liberty’s Spanish Club, along with teachers Kim Earley and Marta Harrington, assisted with children’s...

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Students Win Writing Awards at NCTC Contest

The North Central Texas College (NCTC) held its annual creative writing contest for Middle and Upper School students this spring and winners from Liberty Christian were announced at the awards ceremony on April 12 at the Gainesville Campus’ Performing Arts Center where they heard guest speaker Alan Birkelbach, 2005 Poet Laureate...

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Students Take Active Role in National Day of Prayer

  Thank you to the Denton Record Chronicle for this story Prayer event broadens to include youth Published: 02 May 2013 12:06 AM There will be one noticeable difference today in the Denton observance of the National Day of Prayer. Youths and teens will take a very visible part in the event. “We’ve had a lot of...

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Band’s Spring Show to Make History Again this Year

The drummer from the band Chicago will be in concert with a professional jazz band and Liberty Christian’s back-to-back state champion band on Friday, May 10, at 7 p.m. at Liberty Christian School. The concert is open to the public, and tickets are just $5 and can be purchased at www.libertychristian.com. “I am excited to...

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