Liberty High School (Frisco, Texas)

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Liberty High School
Liberty-HS-Frisco-TX-9954.jpg
Address
15250 Rolater Road

,
75035

Coordinates33°08′21″N 96°44′34″W / 33.13911°N 96.74281°W / 33.13911; -96.74281Coordinates: 33°08′21″N 96°44′34″W / 33.13911°N 96.74281°W / 33.13911; -96.74281
Information
School typePublic high school
MottoWork Hard, Be Nice
Established2006
School districtFrisco Independent School District
PrincipalAshley Rainwater [1]
Grades9-12
Enrollment2,063 (2016-17)[2]
Color(s)              
Red, black and silver
Athletics conferenceUIL Class 5A
MascotRedhawks
RivalCentennial High School
YearbookThe Legacy
Website

Liberty High School is a public high school located in the city of Frisco, Texas, United States. It is classified as a 5A school by the UIL. It is a part of the Frisco Independent School District located in east central Collin County, and is currently one of ten high schools in the district. The school initially opened in 2006 in what is now Fowler Middle School and the following year opened in its own building on Rolater Road. In 2015, the school was rated "Met Standard" by the Texas Education Agency.[3] It has a rivalry with Centennial High School, which the students refer to as the "Rolater Rumble”

Wingspan[edit]

Students in Broadcast II and III classes are involved in producing an online student newspaper.[4] In 2015, the CSPA[5] named it among the top 13 new high school sites in the nation.

Athletics[edit]

Rocky, the Redhawk mascot

The Liberty Redhawks compete in the following sports:[6]

Debate team[edit]

Liberty's speech and debate team has won district, regional, and state titles in Lincoln-Douglas Debate, Policy (CX) Debate, and Informative and Persuasive Extemporaneous Speaking, including UIL CX state qualifications in 2017 and 2018, as well as winning the 2018 5A State Championship title in Lincoln-Douglas Debate.[7][8] Although occasionally participating in National Speech and Debate Association competitions, the team primarily competes in UIL.

Performing arts[edit]

Opportunities for students interested in performing arts include colorguard, band,[9] Rockskool, orchestra,[10] theatre, choir, dance team,[11] and marching band.[12]

Languages offered[edit]

Language courses offered include Spanish and French. American Sign Language is offered in cooperation with nearby CHS. German was once offered in cooperation with nearby CHS/HHS, but was discontinued in 2012.

Academic Decathlon[edit]

Since opening in 2006, Liberty has excelled at the United States Academic Decathlon. At state level, for the years of 06-07 and 07-08, the team won second place in the 3A division. In the 08-09 year, Liberty won state championship in the 4A division.[13] During the 11-12 competition, it placed second in the regional round[14] as well as 9th in the state round at San Antonio, Texas.[15]

Notable alumni[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Liberty High School Profile" (PDF). Frisco Independent School District. Archived from the original (pdf) on 2011-05-16.
  2. ^ "LIBERTY H S". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved January 27, 2019.
  3. ^ "2015 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency.
  4. ^ Wingspan[full citation needed]
  5. ^ CSPA[full citation needed]
  6. ^ The Athletics Department[full citation needed]
  7. ^ "Debate to state". Liberty Wingspan.
  8. ^ "Senior captures UIL state title". Liberty Wingspan.
  9. ^ Band[full citation needed]
  10. ^ Orchestra Archived 2009-09-05 at the Wayback Machine[full citation needed]
  11. ^ Dance Team[full citation needed]
  12. ^ Marching Band[full citation needed]
  13. ^ http://demidecscores.gilslotd.com/wiki/State/Texas/2009#Medium_Schools
  14. ^ http://demidecscores.gilslotd.com/wiki/Regionals/Texas/2012#Region_IX
  15. ^ http://demidecscores.gilslotd.com/wiki/State/Texas/2012#Medium_Schools

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