January 5, 2023

Conversation with Luke Zamperini

Eighth-grade English students completed the captivating reading unit, “Unbroken: An Olympian’s Journey from Airman to Castaway to Captive, the Life Story of Louis Zamperini”. After studying thematic ideas of hope, faith, dignity and resilient optimism, each student wrote a letter to Louis as a thank you for what this book has done in his or her life. The culminating project was a hope board where students applied the themes to their own lives and showcased their own hopes, aspirations and guiding Bible verses. The highlight of the unit was being able to talk to Luke Zamperini, Louis Zamperini’s son, via Zoom call. Students submitted and asked compelling questions and heard powerful personal anecdotes about Louis directly from his son. Learning and reading about Louis Zamperini’s life left a huge imprint on all the eighth graders’ hearts. It is truly a story they will never forget.


Related News

This week in chapel, middle and high school students had the unique opportunity to hear the amazing story of Mr. Al Jowdy. Mr. Jowdy was born in San Antonio in 1927.
The Warrior Swim Team competed in the TAPPS State Swim Meet on Wednesday, February 14, in San Antonio. The Warriors were represented by 16 athletes and competed in four relay events and six individual events.
Cypress Christian School took a total of 41 soloists to competition, middle school and high school combined, 30 of which were first-time soloists at TAPPS Solo and Ensemble. Of these singers, the following students received a I-Superior Rating (highest possible)
When Junior Achievement was no longer an option for our elementary school students, Dr. Allen began searching for alternative curriculum that matched our mission of cultural impact.
Approximately 7% of high school athletes go on to play college sports. These 10 Warrior athletes have signed letters of intent to play their sport at the next level in a class of 82 seniors. This is over 12% of the Class of 2024!
The Principles of Engineering class had the opportunity to play with Legos. The Lego kits were not just basic kits, they included a program that the students were able to use to code the creations to move.