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Life High School Students Floral Design

Life School Secondary Students Participate in Floral Design Course

Closing the opportunity gap for students is an essential part of Life School’s strategic plan. For secondary students, this means ensuring that every student is fully prepared to enter college, the workforce or military as they graduate from high school. Life School celebrates the diverse population of students’ strengths, abilities and interests by offering a wide variety of College Career and Military Readiness (CCMR) courses. 

Life School Education Foundation Fairways for Leaders Golf Tournament

Education Foundation Raises $71,000 in Fairways for Life

 More than 120 golfers teed off during Life School's eighth annual Fairways For Leaders (FFL) Golf Tournament on June 13, raising $71,000 for the Life School Education Foundation (LSEF). This year marked a record year with the most funds raised, surpassing the previous 2016 record by $11,000. More than 45 businesses and individuals participated to support Life’s Schools mission – to develop leaders through strong academics, character training, and partnerships with parents and the community.

Board Member Joan Butler

Mourning the Loss of a Dear Friend, Board Member Joan Butler

Dear Life School Family,

It is with sadness that I inform you that Life School Board Member and treasured friend Joan Butler passed away on Saturday morning, June 18. Joan was appointed to the Life School Board of Directors in 2021 and was a longtime supporter of Life School. Joan and her husband, Gordon Butler Sr., served on the pastoral staff of Oak Cliff Assembly of God when Life School was established in 1998.

Joan was retired from a long career in finance and administrative support, most recently with Southwestern Assemblies of God University. She also served on the SAGU Board of Regents.

We will miss Mrs. Butler’s wisdom and heart for Life School.

Visitation will take place at Jeter and Son Funeral Home at 332 Cedar St. Cedar Hill, TX, 75104, from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM on Monday, June 27th. The Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, June 28, at Crossroads of Life Assembly of God at 123 W. Hwy 67 Duncanville, TX 75137.

Thank you for joining in our sympathy for her family.


Brent Wilson


Life School Receives Dyslexia Grant

Life School Receives Dyslexia Grant

Life School is excited to announce that the Texas Education Agency (TEA) has awarded Life School a grant through the Dyslexia Grant Award Program. The total grant of $370,000 provides $260,000 for 2022-2023 school year and $110,000 for the 2023-2024 school year. Funds from the grant will allow staff members to receive further education to serve students.

Life School Mountain Creek Principal Veronica Pelton

Veronica Pelton Named Principal of Mountain Creek Elementary

Life School is pleased to announce that Mrs. Veronica Pelton has been selected as principal for Life School Mountain Creek Elementary (LSMC). Pelton began her career in education in 2008 at Dallas ISD. Throughout her many years in education, she has served as a special education teacher and a 3rd and 5th-grade teacher.

Life School Oak Elementary Principal QuaNesha Stovall

QuaNesha Stovall Named Principal of Oak Cliff Elementary

Life School is pleased to announce that Mrs. Quanesha Stovall has been selected as principal for Life School Oak Cliff Elementary (LSOCE). Stovall is an Oak Cliff native and a 10-year veteran educator who began her educational career at the Life School Oak Cliff Elementary campus. She spent 5 years teaching before accepting the role of Assistant Principal.

Life School Cedar Hill Principal Anita Sanders

Anita Sanders Named Principal of Cedar Hill Elementary

L Life School is pleased to announce that Mrs. Anita Sanders has been selected as principal for Life School Cedar Hill Elementary (LSCH). Sanders joined Life School Oak Cliff Elementary (LSOCE) in 2014 as assistant principal. She became principal in 2016 and has proudly served the Oak Cliff community since.

Life High School Waxahachie Golfer Nolan De Los Santos

Life Senior Wins Bronze at 4A Boys’ State Golf

Senior Nolan De Los Santos of Life Waxahachie won the individual bronze medal as the Mustang boys’ golf team finished in 10th place in the team’s first-ever state competition at the University Interscholastic League Class 4A boys’ tournament on Monday, May 9 and Tuesday, May 10 at Legends Golf Course.

Life High School Waxahachie Choir

Life High School Waxahachie Choir Makes School History

This spring has been an exciting competition season for the Life High School Waxahachie (LHSW) choir. Scoring the highest scores of their last ten competition seasons, the group ended the Region 20 University Interscholastic League (UIL) Concert and Sight-reading contest by making school history.

Life School Graduates

Life School to Graduate 3,000th Student

Life School will reach a new milestone on May 27, graduating its 3,000th student. The school district opened its doors in 1998 in Oak Cliff, Texas, with 266 students. In 2004, Life School graduated its first student. Just 18 years later, Life High School Waxahachie has graduated 1,378 students, and Life High School Oak Cliff has graduated 1,383 students. This Spring, another 230 students from Life High School Waxahachie and 121 from Life High School Oak Cliff are expected to receive their diplomas.

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