Congratulations to Jacob Elliott – 2014 Commended Scholar

Jacob Elliott at Liberty Christian School was recently named a Commended Scholar in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program. Jacob will receive Letter of Commendation from Liberty Christian Upper School Principal Ed Cook and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). Approximately 34,000 Commended Students throughout the...

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Encore Presents “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe”

C.S. Lewis’ classic, “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe,” which has delighted children and adults for more than 50 years, will be performed in Liberty Christian’s new Black Box Theatre Thursday, Oct. 3 to Sunday, Oct. 6. Liberty families and the surrounding communities are invited. “We chose this show for our students...

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Master Teacher Program Continues to Grow and Reward Excellence

Liberty Christian teachers continually seek out ways and receive opportunities to grow and excel in their profession inside and outside of Liberty, through conferences, international travel, and even an in-school book club where teachers are currently reading, “Teach Like a Champion.” Another opportunity within Liberty’s...

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JV and Ninth Grade Golfers Win Denton High Tournament

Individual and team golfers from Liberty Christian won the Denton High Golf Tournament on Tuesday, Sept. 24, at the Turtle Hill Golf Course in Muenster, Texas. The Liberty Christian team of Gibson Terry, Blake Harris, Bret Worley, Braden Garoutte, and John Paul Kosub won the tournament with a team score of 334. Second place team was...

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Liberty Announces its 2013 AP Scholars

Congratulations to the 2013 Liberty Christian seniors and graduates who were named Advanced Placement Scholars from exams taken in the last school year. The AP Program recognizes high school students who have demonstrated outstanding college-level achievement through AP courses and exams with the AP Scholar Awards, including AP...

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More than 100 Colleges Reach Out to Students at Annual Fair

Representatives from almost 120 universities converged on Liberty Christian’s campus Sept. 12 to meet with students and invite them to learn more about their college. Because it is a college preparatory school, Liberty wants its students to be accepted to the university of their choice. Academic Advisor Toni King said, “What...

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DanzTeam Officers Learn and Succeed at Camp and Competition

Liberty Christian’s DanzTeam officers won numerous awards at the Half-Time Entertainment (HTE) Dance training camp and competition this summer in Richardson. Fifty-eight teams including more than 350 officers attended this camp, including Liberty’s Abbi Armstrong, Sarah Jaderlund, Lauren Kazemba, Chelsi Patton, Maddie Ramirez,...

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A Call to Start a School – Honoring Founder and President, Dr. Rodney Haire

This story appeared in the 30th anniversary edition of Liberty Life magazine, Spring 2013 Liberty Christian School’s founder and leader recently held an assembly for more than 700 Middle and Upper School students in the Competition Gym. As so many times before, Dr. Rodney Haire encouraged them in their studies, but most...

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Middle School Mentoring Program Expands with Advisory Groups

Middle School Principal Josh Williams and Dean of Students Norm Parker attended Independent School Management’s “Leading the 21st Century Middle School” in Philadelphia and heard speakers address how top Middle Schools are supportive yet challenging, teach character development and discipline, and offer new experiences and...

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Fine Arts Classroom Welcomes Students to World of Music

The Fine Arts expansion last year brought about updates to Liberty’s current facilities as well. When Lower School fine arts teacher Christy Besett changed rooms to an expanded classroom space, she envisioned a city for her students, Music City! Besett teaches every kindergartner to 4th grade student in her Music History and...

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Kindergartners Experience Active Year

It’s no secret that children learn best with hands-on, moving and grooving, singing and signing, action-packed activities. Kindergarten at Liberty is the epitome of this philosophy. Whether it is learning phonics sounds or memorizing Bible verses, Liberty students have fun. Cooking days are a favorite of kindergartners, where they...

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Projects Bring Literature to Life

In eighth grade English, students are putting the literary rubber to the road by creating projects that express themes, characters, and major objects from the novels they are studying. They are also learning to give attention to the details, persevere through the smaller tasks, be prompt, and set clear and measurable...

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Student Council Presents Town of Argyle with Gifts of Appreciation

Student Council members thanked the Town of Argyle where Liberty resides in gratitude for all of the services it provides to the community. SCA met the mayor and presented to city hall, the fire station, and the police station a plaque and a basket of goodies. “My heart was blessed by their desire to recognize those who serve our...

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Mandarin Club Celebrates Culture and Gives Back

What is Mandarin? A public official? A small, spiny citrus tree? Yes! It is both, but most importantly, Mandarin is the standard language spoken in China, the most populated country in the world. In 2008, Dr. Haire saw a need to expand Liberty’s foreign language department and wanted to offer Chinese as another foreign language...

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Fine Arts Performs and Competes at Top Level – A Recap of 2012-2013

Each year, Liberty’s fine arts department hits the ground running and doesn’t look back. The first theatre production of the year saw students travelling “Around the World in 80 Days.” As a travelling band of actors, Liberty’s advanced theatre class, Encore, transported audiences from London to Suez, from Bombay to...

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Middle School Students Debate Taxes in Athenian Assembly

Seventh grade students arrived one day in their Classic Languages class to find that they were now a part of an Athenian Assembly debating taxes. Every student argued passionately, and sometimes comically, in character about several proposals, including how tax money would be spent in their city. “In the assembly, students argued...

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ECE Focuses on the Positive with Praise Reports

One of the best times in Liberty’s Early Childhood Education (ECE) is when children receive a “Praise Report,” given when they are caught doing good deeds without being asked. When children receive a praise report, they are given a Wee Warrior certificate and a treat to take home at the end of the day. Preschool teacher...

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Faculty Members Receive Awards for Outstanding Service

Liberty Christian awards faculty and staff members each year for their exemplary service to its student body. The Golden Apple Award is given to one or two teachers each year in the Middle and Upper School who have served at Liberty a minimum of five years and have consistently displayed concern for student achievement through...

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New Girls Weight Equipment and Facilities Premiered in August

During athletic night at Liberty Christian last month when the fall sports of cross country, football, and volleyball were highlighted, a newly renovated girls weight room facility was unveiled. Parents were given tours of the girls expanded workout room, new weight equipment, and individual rooms for team meetings. “Liberty has...

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Student Named Finalist in Nationwide Science Competition

Liberty Christian student Michael Becker was named one of 30 finalists in the 2013 Broadcom MASTERS® – a leading science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) competition for middle school students – and will travel later this month on an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C., for the final contest. Broadcom MASTERS...

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