Valedictorian and Salutatorian Chosen for 2014

Grace Dansby was named the valedictorian and Sarah Jaderlund the salutatorian for the 2014 graduating class of Liberty Christian School. Grace is the daughter of Homer and Lisa Dansby of Denton, Texas. Grace has received numerous scholarships and will attend Texas A&M this fall and major in chemical engineering and minor in...

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Convocations Applaud Academic Achievement

Liberty Christian School honored its students for their academic achievements, giving them well-deserved awards for their outstanding accomplishments. The Upper School Convocation was held on May 20 and the Middle School Convocation on May 21. Upper School Principal Ed Cook said, “As administrators and teachers, we are extremely...

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Liberty Celebrates Winning TAPPS Overall 5A State Championship and Historic Groundbreaking

On May 19, Liberty Christian students celebrated two momentous occasions. First, the school was named the top private school in Texas for the second year in a row in the largest division of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS). It also celebrated a groundbreaking ceremony for projects that will propel...

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Kindergartners Share Garden Vegetables with School Cafeteria

Earlier in May, Liberty Christian kindergarten students brought in the harvest from Liberty’s Outdoor Learning Center. Earlier this year, kindergarten to fourth grade students planted seeds in the vegetable garden as their science curriculum focused on the parts of a plant (seeds, roots, leaves, and flowers). Kindergartners...

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Liberty Christian Wins Top Private School in Texas for Second Year in a Row

In its largest classification, the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) named Liberty Christian the No. 1 private school in Texas. This momentous honor comes on the heels of winning it just last year. On Monday, May 19, TAPPS officials will present the award to Liberty Christian’s President and Founder Rodney...

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Boys Track and Field Wins Fifth Straight State Championship – Girls Team Breaks School Records

On May 2–3, Liberty Christian’s boys and girls track and field teams competed at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, and the boys won first overall for the fifth year in a row. The girls team came in fifth and broke four school records. “It was a real privilege to coach these young men this year,” said Barton Hundley, head...

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Spring Band Concert on May 10 Features Guest Guitarist

Families from the surrounding communities are invited to the Liberty Christian’s Spring Band Show on Saturday, May 10 featuring guest guitarist Michael Thompson, an elite studio session player for many well-known artists including Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Celine Dion, ‘N Sync, Toni Braxton, Phil Collins, Rod...

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Students Serve Across Metroplex on Missions Day

On the Thursday before Easter, Liberty Christian’s Middle and Upper School students planted, painted, and cleaned at more than 10 organizations from across the Metroplex, including the Denton Food Bank, Beautiful Feet and the Fortress Youth Development Center in Fort Worth, Hearts for Homes in Denton, Spirit Horse in Corinth, 6...

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Tennis Team Celebrates Strong Season

Liberty Christian tennis players made it all the way to the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools’ State competition April 23–24 in Waco. Head coach Chase Hardin said, “This year has been our strongest finish as a team in the history of Warrior Tennis.” He said the boys doubles team of Kayson Smith and Aron...

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Art Students Take Second at State

Congratulations to Liberty Christian’s art students that won second place at the state competition of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) on April 8 at the Waco Convention Center. Liberty art teacher Brandon Graham said, “I love seeing a student progress through basic learning and technical competency...

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Kindergartners Submit Scientific Findings to Cornell University

At the end of April, Liberty Christian kindergarten students became “citizen scientists” in Liberty’s Outdoor Learning Center. Because several of the 500 native ladybug species in North America are disappearing, kindergartners were charged with finding as many ladybeetles as they could find. “The loss of even one species can...

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Students Win Awards in NCTC Writing Contest

On Friday, April 11, the North Central Texas College held its 48th annual Creative Writing Awards ceremony and honored five Liberty Christian students for their outstanding stories. The contest received more than 700 entries from nine divisions in Texas and Oklahoma. At the ceremony, historical fiction author Nancy Turner was guest...

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Middle School Students Give to Ronald McDonald House

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Students Create and Share Easter Story in Spanish

Liberty Christian Upper School Spanish II students celebrated Easter and applied their Spanish knowledge at the same time. In Spanish, students each composed their own story of Jesus’ birth to His resurrection and illustrated the story. They then visited the Lower School and read their stories in Spanish from kindergartners to...

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Families and Guests Invited to 20th Annual “Artist’s Garden”

The surrounding communities are invited to Liberty Christian’s Fine Arts Extravaganza, “Artist’s Garden,” on Saturday, April 26 at 6:30 p.m. Celebrating its 20th anniversary, this year’s performance is titled “Top Hats and High Heels” and pays tribute to the 1920s jazz era. “Preparations for this year’s show are in...

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Students Win Back-to-Back Academic and Speech State Championship

From science to mathematics to writing to poetry interpretation, Liberty Christian students won first place overall at the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) State Competition for the second year in a row. “I am so proud of the dedication and talent of our students that made this achievement possible,”...

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Third Grade Students Plant Redbuds and Celebrate Arbor Day

On April 11, Liberty Christian science teacher and Denton County Master Gardener Amanda McGlothlin presented Redbud seedlings to all of the third grade students at Liberty to celebrate Arbor Day and Denton’s status as the Redbud Capitol of Texas. “I presented the trees to each student along with a 10-minute presentation...

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Tennis Advances to State

The Warriors saw the boys tennis team in a near first place finish in district on April 16, coming in second  just a half of a point behind John Paul. The boys and girls teams played in a two-day competition that started on April 15 at Collin County Community College and finished the next day at Texas Christian University. On the...

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Dallas Cowboy Jason Witten Inspires Liberty Fathers at All Pro Dad

On April 4, Dallas Cowboy tight end and nine-time Pro Bowl player Jason Witten spoke to Liberty Christian fathers and their children at the school’s breakfast of All Pro Dad, a monthly gathering that strives to help fathers become more passionate about their role in their family’s life. Witten shared with attendees how important...

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Track and Field Teams Winning and Preparing for District

Liberty Christian’s boys and girls track teams took first that the Liberty-hosted Warrior Relays on April 10. Both teams are preparing for district and regionals in the next two weeks. Jon Aaron Howell competed in long jump for the first time since breaking his leg in football season. He finished first at Warrior Relays and also...

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Freshman Class Visits Universities and Plans for Future

Liberty Christian’s freshman class just returned from the Tour of Colleges, an annual trip when Liberty staff takes students to universities in the region to help them plan academically to ensure acceptance to the college of their choice in the near future. “The colleges we visited laid the groundwork,” said Toni King,...

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Students Create Winning Art in Competition

Seniors Allie Martin and Ashley Jenkins represented Liberty Christian School at the Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST) High School Show on Thursday, April 3. Fifteen schools brought 21 pieces of art from all over Denton County. Allie Martin was awarded Best in Show with her charcoal drawing titled “Rawr.” Ashley Jenkins placed...

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Choir Gives Strong Showing at State

Liberty Christian’s Upper School Choir took fourth place at the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) State Meet last weekend in Belton, Texas. “In the face of steep competition, I am so proud of Chorale’s performance at State,” said Daniel Montgomery, Chorale Director. “We took 12 soloists, one...

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Student Takes Best in Show at Art Competition

On March 28, Liberty Christian students of all ages competed at the Association of Christian Schools International Art Competition hosted at Pantego Christian in Arlington, Texas. Senior Ashley Jenkins won Best in Show with her charcoal drawing. Through this competition, students applied the advanced art concepts they learned in...

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Band Takes State for Third Year in a Row!

After the nine-hour TAPPS state instrumental competition in Belton on March 28, Liberty band students won first place for the third year in a row! Students competed in 14 events and won with a combined score of 332 points, just one point ahead of the second place school! “It was a tough competition, and I am so proud of all of our...

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