Air Force Major General Bill Essex Featured at Liberty Business Connections

Air Force Major General Bill Essex inspired Liberty Christian parents and grandparents at the Liberty Business Connections (LBC) Breakfast on Feb. 20. LBC provides Liberty families the opportunity to connect with other business professionals within the Liberty family and hear from renowned speakers. Mr. Essex began his 34-year...

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Warrior Wrestling Finishes Strong at State, Takes Second

According to Head Wrestling Coach David Hughes, the goal of Warrior Wrestling is to win. The team kept that aim in mind as the wrestlers competed at the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) State Championship on Feb. 7, coming away with second place overall. “We lost 10 of our 14 starters from last year who...

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“Annie Get Your Gun” Debuts at Liberty Feb. 19

Families from Liberty and the surrounding communities are invited to Liberty Christian’s spring musical, “Annie Get Your Gun,” a show that includes students of all ages. Performance times are Thursday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m.; Friday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 21 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; and Sunday, Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. Fine Arts...

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National College Signing Day Honored Liberty Students

On Feb. 4, Liberty Christian School recognized 10 seniors on National Signing Day who are committing to play sports at the collegiate level. The coach of every student addressed the crowd of parents and fellow students who were in attendance that day to applaud these athletes’ accomplishments. Assistant Athletic Director Johnny...

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Dallas Cowboy Jason Witten Inspires Warrior Baseball Team on Media Day

Ten-time Pro Bowl Dallas Cowboy Tight End Jason Witten launched Liberty Christian’s baseball season at its annual Media Day on Feb. 3. The varsity, junior varsity, and freshman baseball teams were also introduced to members of the media and parents and were motivated by the words of Mr. Witten. “My best memories as a kid were of...

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Science Fair Projects Tackle Current Events, Prompt Critical Thinking

Liberty Christian students learned the value of the scientific method in hands-on projects during the school’s annual science fair on January 24. Students hypothesized, experimented, drew conclusions, and applied scientific information to everyday life occurrences by creating their own unique projects. “This year’s science...

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Wrestling Prepares for State, Focused on Brotherhood

As defending champions, Liberty wrestlers compete at the TAPPS State Wrestling meet hosted at Bishop Lynch in Dallas this weekend. This young program won top spot for the first time last year. In preparation for state this year, the team has focused on a verse in Scripture. Head coach David Hughes said, “Our program’s motto is...

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Vocal Students Chosen for All-Region and All-State Choir

The Texas Private School Music Educators Association (TPSMEA) holds auditions each year, giving students from across the state an opportunity to be a part of an All-Region and All-State choir. Liberty Christian students Allison Edson, Leah Lawler, Cameron Mutis, and Jayden White were selected to perform at the regional level held at...

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Junior Elected to Division 8 Key Club Post

Liberty Christian junior Glory Holland was elected the next Lieutenant Governor for Division 8 of the Texas-Oklahoma District of Key Club International. Glory is currently the president of Liberty’s Key Club after serving as its editor her sophomore year. Liberty’s Key Club is sponsored by the Denton Breakfast Kiwanis Club and...

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Swim Team Qualifies for State in Four Events

The Liberty Christian Boys Swim Team qualified for the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools’ (TAPPS) State Championship in four events. “Our swim team of four boys and one girl is small, but they have done an incredible job this year,” said swim coach Cristy McCullough. “All four of our boys, including Ryan...

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“Critterman” and his Animal Ambassadors Visit Fourth Grade Students

“Critterman,” a professional, wildlife outreach educator, presented his Lone Star Junior Safari program to Liberty’s fourth grade students on Feb. 3 using his live “Animal Ambassadors” to spark students’ interest in learning. “Critterman” David Kleven, America’s Teaching Zoo graduate, houses more than 50...

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Tennis Team Competes Well in Tournament, Prepares for District

On Jan. 30, Liberty Christian’s Varsity Tennis Team competed in the Argyle Tournament with public schools from the surrounding communities. “Our tennis players gave it their all, and we are so proud of them,” said coach Gina Ernest. On the girls team, Lindsay Marker placed second overall in girls singles, and Jamie Couch and...

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Lady Warriors Basketball Continues to Dominate

Thank you to Premier Basketball Reports and writer Marty McLendon for this article on Jan. 30, 2015 The Argyle Liberty Christian Lady Warriors improved to 28-2 for the season and 9-0 in district with a 57-36 road win over district rival Bishop Lynch on January 27, 2015. The Lady Warriors are a powerhouse, and their talent showed as...

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Fine Arts Students Named Tournament Champions at Speech and Drama Invitational

Liberty Christian’s Advanced Theatre students, “Encore,” were named Tournament Champions at the 20th annual Stone Gate Christian Academy Invitational Speech and Drama Tournament in Irving on Jan. 17–18. “I am very proud of our students,” said Fine Arts Department Chair Misty Baptiste. “They are learning to work...

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Jason Witten to Speak at Baseball’s Media Day

Liberty Christian Baseball is kicking off the season with its annual media day event. Warrior Baseball 2015 is showcased by a media day where students, guests, parents, and media can meet Liberty players and coaches. The afternoon is dedicated to members of the media, providing them an opportunity to ask questions and take pictures...

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Best Season in Boys Soccer History

Boys Soccer is halfway through the season and currently ranked fourth in district at 6-4. No Liberty boys varsity soccer team has ever had more than two wins back to back in any season. It has achieved this milestone this year, and coach Preston Philpott attributes the success in part to the team’s seven seniors. “Not only have...

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Spelling Bee Develops Lifelong Skills

A group of Liberty Christian 3rd–8th grade students participated in the annual Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) Spelling Bee on Jan. 16 at St. Paul’s Preparatory Academy in Arlington, Texas. Through this competition, students improved their spelling, increased their vocabularies, and developed correct...

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Cheerleaders Win Second in National Championship

Coming off a state championship win in October, the Liberty Christian School Varsity Cheerleaders won second place at the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders National Championship in the “High School Intermediate” division on Jan. 24 at AT&T Stadium. Coach Stephanie Jones said, “I am so proud of our cheerleaders and their hard...

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Art Students Study Master Artists, Visit Kimbell Art Museum

To go along with their study in class, Liberty Christian’s Middle and Upper School art students visited the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth for a docent-guided tour of the “Faces of Impressionism – Portraits from Musée d’Orsay.” Many of the students have been assigned an impressionist artist to study for the year and...

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Students Excel at Math Olympics, Prepare for Area Competition

A team of Liberty Christian Lower School students in 3rd–5th grade competed in the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) Math Olympics on Nov. 17 at Liberty. More than half of the Liberty students who competed at this district meet qualified for the area competition on Feb. 27 at St Paul’s Preparatory Academy in...

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Seniors Meet with Recent Alumni to Help Plan for College

Liberty Christian seniors learned firsthand what to expect in college from recent Liberty graduates who are now freshmen at the university level. In a panel discussion held during lunchtime on Jan. 7, Liberty graduates were asked questions that ranged from how to prepare for college to how to adjust to living away from home. The...

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Technology Provides Insight for Animal Study

Liberty Christian’s fourth grade students will have the opportunity to enhance their study of native Texas animals in 2015 using new classroom iPads and new technology called augmented reality. Texas Master Naturalists recently teamed with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to ‘augment’ their “Texas Wildlife...

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Foreign Language Clubs Experience Culture and the Blessing of Giving

Liberty Christian’s Mandarin, German, and Spanish clubs celebrated Christmas in December by hosting an international Christmas luncheon at Liberty filled with authentic recipes from China, Germany, and Mexico. Students also brought gift items that were donated to Denton’s Ann Windle School for Young Children and Our Daily Bread...

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Teddy Bear Roundup Collects More Than 1,000 Stuffed Animals for Children in Need

Liberty Christian’s National Honor Society and Student Council Association donated 1,263 stuffed animals to children in need at Christmas during their annual Teddy Bear Roundup. The stuffed animals were given to the following organizations in Sanger, Denton, Argyle, and Lewisville: Asbury United Methodist Church, Cumberland...

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Student Named Miss Texas Teen USA

Students reach many milestones in their senior year, from winning awards to making the grades to planning for college. Senior Chloe Kembel added another momentous achievement to her list when she was crowned Miss Texas Teen USA in Houston, Texas, on Nov. 29. She also won Miss Photogenic at the pageant by a unanimous vote. “We are...

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