Area Christian Schools Team Up to Help Others

Weatherford Christian School will be teaming up with Couts Christian Academy, Trinity Christian Academy & Victory Baptist Academy to make a difference by hosting the Parker County Blood Drive on our campuses from 1:00 to 4:30 September 16th.BloodDrive2015

Be sure to Mark Your Calendars NOW, and join us for this special day that helps so many! More details coming soon closer to the big day.

2016 NJHS Induction Ceremony

Congratulations to the 2016 WCS National Junior Honor Society Inductees. They were officially announced at last night’s ceremony which took place at South Main Church of Christ Auditorium.

Middle school students are selected based on five criteria: citizenship, service, pride, scholarship, & character. Common requirements include maintaining a high grade point average (the national minimum is a 3.5) and becoming good citizens (by participating in service projects). The NJHS requires some sort of school service to the community, school, or other organizations.

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Ciandra Seabourn Joining WCS

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Weatherford Christian School is pleased to announce that Ciandra Seabourn will join the 2016-2017 coaching staff and lead this year’s varsity volleyball program. Ciandra is currently in her first year of coaching at the high School level. She has coached volleyball and basketball summer leagues for Springtown High School.

 

Coach Seabourn played volleyball at Vernon College where she made the Dean’s List and President’s List. Ciandra was named All-Conference Defensive MVP and Freshman of the Year. She is currently working on her teaching degree at Tarleton State University. She lives in Springtown and attends the Church of Azle.

 

Welcome to WCS Coach Seabourn!

Back to School Bash

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Dear WCS Families,

Due to the wonderful rain we have received we are in need of postponing our Back To School Bash. Two of the special activities that we were planning having at the bash cancelled on us, and we are also being cautious with our new parking lots and football field. THE NEW DATE FOR BACK TO SCHOOL BASH WILL BE FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9TH.

 

We will have a 4:30 Home Junior High Football game against Fort Worth Academy and a 7:30 Home Varsity Football game against Forestburg.

 

PTP will have all our scheduled Back To School Bash activities set up prior to the Varsity football game and we will be introducing ALL FALL SPORTS teams at half time. This includes Elementary/Jr. High/High School, football, volleyball, cross country and cheerleading.

 

Those students who attended Little Lions Cheer Camp will also be participating in a few chants along with our Junior High and Varsity cheerleaders. Thank you for your understanding. We want this to be a fun and memorable event.

WCS Student Receives Top Honor During NCHA Summer Spectacular

Charles Russell Bushaw, an incoming 7th grader at WCS was recently awarded one of the top honors within the cutting horse industry, the National Youth Cutting Horse Association Rookie of the Year.  This award is given each year during the annual National Cutting Horse Association Summer Spectacular.  He was also a NYCHA World Finalist and Scholarship Cutting Finalist. Charles Russell consistently earned enough points showing throughout the year to earn a coveted spot at the The World Finals where he finished 7th overall.  He also took 6th place in the scholarship finals, which enables kids to earn scholarship money for furthering their education at the collegiate level. Other WCS Lions who competed within this competition were Will Bushaw, Madison Flynn, Kate Allen, and Addison Allen.  Congratulations to Charles Russell and each of these young competitors on a job well done!

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Just Around the Corner…..the 1st Day of A New School Year!

We are super EXCITED….because the 1st Day of School is just around the corner at WCS.  Thursday, August 18th we will open our doors to a brand new year and the celebration of 15 years in Christian education!  If you are unsure about supply list or dress codes, those can be found under DOWNLOADS located on the homepage of our website.

We are excited to welcome both new and returning families for another great year at WCS and if you need anything before that time, please do not hesitate to contact us at 817-596-7807 (elementary) or 817-341-0000 (secondary).

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Ready to Travel Abroad with WCS?

WCS will be traveling to Greece & Italy in 2017 and we would love for you to join us.  See the schedule below and if interested, please contact Penny Fell at penny.fell@wcslions.org for more information.  There is a $100 discount for the first five people who register for this trip by June 22, 2016. Also, the first three who sign up in June will receive the Pisa excursion for free ($70 value). To receive the $100 discount the code is: FIRSTFIVE17

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Mission Complete

MISSION COMPLETE……..Thanks to the amazing leadership of James Smith and the hard working hearts and hands of countless volunteers, our bleachers are now complete at the WCS football field. We can’t begin to thank everyone enough who played a role in the completion of this task and are truly grateful for the many hours of your time. One more step towards the future of WCS!bleachers

WCS Welcome Aly Pearson to the Team!

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Weatherford Christian School would like to give a HUGE welcome to the newest member of our team, Mrs. Alysha Pearson, who will join our staff as the new Marketing & Development Assistant. Aly was a California native but moved to Chapel Hill, NC where she earned a 4 year athletic scholarship to play soccer for the University of North Carolina and earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications.
She has been a Marketing Manager, an Advertising Coordinator and a Marketing Coordinator for WindowsPlus, Yahoo! & United Machines. She is an active member and volunteer within her Church at The Gathering and her two young daughters, Blayne & Channing will be attending WCS in the fall as well. Aly and her husband Casey reside in the Brock/Millsap area and we are super excited and feel truly blessed that God has brought them to WCS to help further His mission of kingdom education within Parker County.

Weatherford Christian fourth graders travel to Austin on an Education in Action Discover Texas Field Trip

Fourth graders from Weatherford Christian School traveled to Austin on an Education in Action Discover Texas Field Trip April 19, 2016 to experience what they are learning in fourth grade Texas History. Students visited the Texas State Capitol and the Bullock Texas State History Museum.

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During the charter bus ride to Austin, students discussed why Texans are so proud of their unique heritage and participated in activities and games in preparation for their visit. In Austin the students visited the Texas State Capitol where their legislators, The Honorable Craig Estes, State Senator, District 30 and The Honorable Phil King, State Representative, District 61, office. Students saw first-hand where Texas laws are made as they toured the State Capitol including the Senate and House of Representatives chambers. At the Bullock Texas State History Museum students explored exhibits about Texas’s earliest inhabitants, the Texas Revolution, and events that created our Lone Star identity. The students’ visit to the museum concluded at the multi-sensory Texas Spirit Theater with the Star of Destiny where they saw and experienced the history of our great state including a gusher exploding from an East Texas oil derrick and the takeoff of Saturn V as seen from Mission Control at the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center in Houston.

“Education in Action’s Discover Texas Field Trips are based on the understanding that the most effective way for students to learn is through experience,” stated Lacey Phillips, Discover Texas Field Trips Director. “Student activities during the Discover Texas Field Trip to Austin reinforce and supplement fourth grade Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) learning objectives with a focus on why Texans are so proud of their unique heritage.”

Education in Action’s Discover Texas Field Trips make it easy for teachers to take their 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade classrooms on organized, fun, and educational site-based learning experiences. Discover Texas Field Trip staff members handle all details, including round-trip charter bus transportation, reservations, and TEKS-based program curriculum, so participating teachers can focus on their students and making connections between the experience and what students are learning in the classroom.

In addition to Discover Texas Field Trips to Austin, Waco/Georgetown, Dallas, and Fort Worth, Education in Action also offers summer Lone Star Leadership Academy camps for outstanding 4th-8th graders. During the weeklong, overnight camps, participants experience significant Texas sites in Dallas/Fort Worth, Austin/San Antonio, or Houston/Galveston with Texas educators and a focus on leadership.

Discover Texas Field Trips are presented by Education in Action, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to fostering educated and involved young people. For more information about Education in Action visit www.educationinaction.org and www.facebook.com/educationinaction.

Varsity Cheerleaders Bring Home 1st Place from Cheer Competition

The WCS Varsity Cheer Squad brought home a 1st place trophy this past weekend from the 2016 TCAF Cheer Competition, held at St. Paul’s Preparatory Academy.

(Pictured Below from L to R: Bayleigh Garvin, Delaney McKeown, Miranda Stevens, Scotlyn Ogle, Keighley Parsons, Coach Jeanelle Cox, Tori O’Brien, Hannah Wheeling, Julia Burks, & Maddie McCormick.  L to R Front Row: Lexi Williams, Morgan Davis & Bethany Ross) Varsity Cheer #2 Varsity Cheer