In The News...

We’re making headlines, and we want to share all the great news with you! We will keep this page updated with important announcements, news stories, and student shout outs. Please check in often and help us celebrate our students’ many achievements.

May Highlights

Liberty Hill's Mrs. Marshall and Mrs. Pressley’s English classes completed an end of year project by creating an advertisement based off of their persuasive thesis statements. Students did an excellent job showing off their creativity!

Students advertisement projects

Teacher Appreciation Week student work from our Fort Worth campus.

Student artwork for teacher appreciation weekMore student artwork for teacher appreciation week

Lewisville campus students made Happy Mother’s Day cards and expressed their appreciation with note cards in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week.

Students' mother's day cardsStudent artwork for teacher appreciation week

DeSoto campus held graduation ceremonies celebrating students and their families in this lifetime achievement. Thank you to our guest speaker, Ms. Keisha Mallard, a local entrepreneur, for inspiring our students!

Photo op background and chair setup in the auditorium for graduationRefreshment table at graduationCloseup of the refreshment table at graduationGuest speaker Ms. Keisha Mallard posing with staff member

Our students at Farmersville campus learned about volcanoes this month.  Our classroom was “erupting” with fun!

Set of home made volcanoes erupting on a baking trayAftermath of home made volcanoes erupting on a baking tray

Ki Charter wrapped up another great school year in San Marcos.  We celebrated by hosting our annual field day for all of our students. Our teachers always love to serve our students on this all-out fun in the sun day!

Collage of staff members and volunteers during field day
Teacher Appreciation Week

Ki Charter and our students appreciate our spectacular teachers and staff. Check out these videos to see why we are excited to celebrate our teachers!

Ki Charter Celebrates Cinco de Mayo and Supports Local Community

Ki Charter sponsored Centro Cultural de San Marco's Cinco de Mayo celebration. Our San Marco campus leaders attended the luncheon, representing Ki Charter and enjoying an opportunity for camaraderie with one another and our local community.

San Marcos campus leaders at Cinco de Mayo luncheonTeachers sitting around a table at the Cinco de Mayo CelebrationPeople celebrating at the Cinco de Mayo Celebration

    Texas State University Students Complete Teacher Residencies at Ki Charter San Marcos
    Photo collage of Texas State University students

    Ki Charter and Texas State University teamed up to provide a year-long residency for student teachers. These pioneers have been a wonderful academic and social support for our students. We wish them well as they graduate in the class of 2023 and go forward in their teaching careers!

    San Marcos February Highlights

    Our students at San Marcos have been busy with their various projects! Students celebrate Black History Month by researching prominent figures. Elementary students created airplanes out of popsicle sticks as part of a STEM project focused on aviation. San Marcos students participated in an SEL activity where students could share positive notes for Valentine's Day.

    Coloring pages and facts about Daniel Hale Williams and Bessie Coleman for Black History MonthPopsicle stick airplanes made for STEAM projectDoor with images of jars filled with hearts that have positive notes on them:

      Black History Month

      In honor of Black History Month, Mrs. Collins and her students created grid portraits of famous African Americans. Ms. Sargent and students decorated the wall with pictures of famous African Americans and a brief summary of their accomplishments.

      Banner on wall displaying drawings done in marker of famous black people Bulletin board that says

        Liberty Hill Students Study Fossils

        Mrs. Susan’s middle school class is studying fossils. They recently were able to study their own fossils and learn how paleontologists dig up fossils and restore them.

        Fake dog fossil covered in pink casingFake dinosaur fossil covered in orange casingFake lizard fossil covered in pink casing
        Farmersville Students Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

        Farmersville students learned the teaching of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.! They participated in an activity which explored his powerful message on equality, nonviolence, and community building.

        Student projects for MLK day Student projects for MLK day
        Liberty Hill Professional Development
        Staff discussing school needs

        Ki Charter Liberty Hill returned from holiday break refreshed and ready for the new semester. Teachers and aides spent an afternoon participating in professional development. They discussed strategies to ensure success for our team and our students. We are looking forward to a productive semester with our students!

        Liberty Hill End-of-Semester Projects

        Mrs. Edna’s class worked diligently on their end-of-semester projects. They created a children’s book explaining a science concept they learned over the past six weeks. Students then presented their books to the class.

        One page of student's children's book science project All pages of student's children's book science project on cell division Page about the center vacuole of a cell in student's book project Page about the cell guides in student's book project
        Liberty Hill Highlights
        math class projectile motion in the PITSCO lab

        Mr. Romann’s math class is currently working on projectile motion in the PITSCO lab. They conduct experiments with each module they complete. Keep up the hard work!

        Exemplary Students

        Excel Fort Worth students are nominated by their therapist for an exemplary week. Mrs. Taylor’s student was one of the students chosen. This student exhibits exemplary characteristics in the classroom. Way to go!

        Red Ribbon Week

        Lewisville students recently celebrated red ribbon week. They created art work and pamphlets on drug abuse and how to take medication appropriately.   

        student pamphlets on drugs abusestudent artwork of keys and ribbons
        Optical Illusion Art

        Mrs. Sarah’s art class has been studying optical illusion art for six weeks. They are doing an excellent job and have shown their creative side in their art. 

        white unicorn in front of colorful sky, water, and mountainsrainbow colored patternscurved stripes of red, yellow, blue, white and greenred, purple blue, and green pattern
        Social and Emotional Learning Library
        Books on shelf

        Our DeSoto campus has started a social and emotional learning library! With therapeutic and education collaboration, students can check out books that focus on topics like character building, problem solving, empathy, and personal goal setting.