On March 7, Coach Eddie Beruman, Life High School Waxahachie Head Boys Basketball Coach, was named Ellis County Coach of the Month for February. This honor was presented by The Janzen Group, a Keller Williams Realty Group. Berumen was nominated alongside two other coaches from local surrounding schools.
Dear Life School Families,
Ensuring the safety and security of students and staff is always Life School’s top priority. Last year, we formed the Life School Safety & Security Committee. This committee is responsible for reviewing and approving Life School’s Emergency Operations Plan as well as makes recommendations for necessary security improvements across our district.
As a result, Life School has spent the past year making significant improvements and investments toward keeping our students and staff safe while on campus. Some of the recently enhanced safety and security measures include:
- Increased security presence on all campuses
- Improved access control on several campuses
- Additional security cameras at multiple campuses
- Upgraded radios and communication on campuses
The Life School security team has been working closely with local law enforcement in the communities in which all of our campuses are located. If we should encounter an emergency situation, these agencies are prepared to provide the necessary support to our campuses. Additionally, Life School has expanded our integrated school safety software system, Raptor, to include emergency management and communication capabilities.
All of these efforts allow Life School and local law enforcement to respond quickly and efficiently in the case of any campus emergency.
Every month our security team publishes a security bulletin to inform you of any security updates and provides resources for parents and teachers to help keep our students and staff safe. Please be sure to stay up to date with all security measures by clicking here.
We hope everyone has a safe, fun and relaxing spring break! We look forward to finishing the year strong when we return!
Dr. Brent Wilson, Ed.D.
Life School Superintendent
Beginning in August 2023 Life School will partner with Texas State Technical College (TSTC) to provide occupational skills training for high school students at Oak Cliff and Waxahachie campuses. The partnership supports Life School’s commitment to help students become “ready for life” through college, career or military readiness.
Six Life School elementary campuses came together for the Life School District Science Fair at Life School Red Oak Elementary on February 24, 2023. The district also partnered with The Perot Museum for the event. While students waited to present their projects to the judges, they participated in STEM activities with employees from the Perot Museum.
During February's Coach Spotlights, Life School's athletic department recognized Cole Orrick and Alexandria Scales for their sacrifice of time and passion for Life School athletics.
On Friday, February 10, 2023, the Life High School Waxahachie (LHSW) boys varsity basketball team won the District 10-4A Championship title. The Mustangs hosted the district championship game and defeated Alvarado 50-38.
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In a post-COVID era, things have gradually begun to return to normal. For many industries, normal has meant learning new ways to do things. When COVID hit, no industry had to pivot as quickly and dramatically as schools. Overnight, in-person classrooms were replaced with distance learning. Teachers had to learn to engage students online, not just in the classroom. Parents became part-time teachers and tutors.
With the launch of a 4-day school week, Life School has attracted quite a bit of interest in the Dallas area. The district already serves families from 47 cities, and this fall may experience longer wait lists than normal. However, there is a strategic way for new families to save a seat for August enrollment and avoid long waits when the summer rush hits, and it requires urgent action.