American Freedom Museum


Mrs. Mize’s Math Class Visits Museum

October 23, 2014

In January 1831, Green DeWitt requested armament for defense of the Colony of Gonzales (1st battle of the Texas Revolution). The small bronze cannon was received by the colony on March 10, 1831. The swivel cannon was mounted to a blockhouse. There it sat until September 1835, when Col. Domingo de Ugartechea, the military commander […]

10th Grade Speech Visits Museum

October 09, 2014

“Be brief, be sincere, be seated.” Don’t we all wish those words spoken by Theodore Roosevelt were put into action by every public speaker today? We all remember powerful words spoken by leaders during critical times. Words like “Whether we bring our enemies to justice, or justice to our enemies, justice will be done,” spoken […]

Algebra I Visits Museum

October 03, 2014

“Uh, and why do I need to know this formula?” is every Math teacher’s favorite question! There are many questions about history that only math can provide the answers to. While touring the Museum, our minds begin to wonder about survival rates, force of impacts, and all kinds of “what ifs.” Shannan McEuen’s 9th grade […]

8th Grade Humanities Visits Museum

October 03, 2014

Did you know that John Adams is the Father of the Navy and was also the attorney for the British at the Boston Massacre? Did you know that James Madison is the Father of the Constitution and James Monroe was an ambassador to France and Secretary of the War? Judy Bunn’s 8th grade students visited […]

Algebra II Visits Museum

September 18, 2014

Shannan McEuen’s 10th grade Algebra II classes took part in the “Spies Lies and Oh My’s” lab in the American Freedom Museum today as they began their study of matrices and how they are used for coding and decoding. The students were broken up into teams and assigned to the War Between the States/Hall of […]

5th Grade Spanish Visits Museum

September 18, 2014

¡Bienvenidos al Museo! (Welcome to the Museum).  The 5th grade Spanish students completed the first “I Spy” Spanish lab in the American Freedom Museum today. As students searched the Museum for specific items in each gallery they were assigned the task of giving their answers and responses in Spanish!

Chemistry Meets History at the Museum

September 18, 2014

9th and 10th grade students from Christie Adams Chemistry class visited the Museum on Tuesday for a “Chemistry at War” lab. The students traced the advances of chemical warfare from the Revolutionary War up until World War II. The students put their chemistry skills to the test by identifying “poisonous gasses” by smell, color and […]

Remembering September 11th

September 12, 2014

Students from Jess Moore’s 10th Grade Humanities classes spent time in the Museum today reliving the day and events of September 11, 2001. They were given the task of becoming  a member of the Presidential Advisory Team for President George W. Bush and were charged with making decisions as the attacks unfolded and the information […]

4th Grade Visits Museum

September 12, 2014

    Fourth graders visited the American Freedom Museum this week to study more about Texas History! Students went to the Hall of Presidents to learn about US Presidents from Texas and competed against one another in Texas History trivia. We are so blessed to have such an awesome museum on our campus that helps educate […]

Choir Visits the Museum

September 05, 2014

How in the world could you connect choir class with history? That’s what the American Freedom Museum is all about, so when Mrs. Eden’s choir visited the museum on Friday, they were in for a treat. The class period began with the class learning the history of our national anthem: The Star Spangled Banner. Students […]

7th Grade Begins Study of Texas History

August 27, 2014

Our 7th grade humanities students are learning about Texas history this year, and to start the year off on the right foot, Mrs. Haynie took her classes to the American Freedom Museum. Students began in the Hall of Presidents where they learned about our past leaders in the White House who hailed from this great state. […]

12th Grade Explores the Vietnam War

August 20, 2014

This past summer the senior class read Tim O’Brien’s collection of stories called The Things They Carried for summer reading. As the book’s stories are set primarily during the Vietnam War, Mr. Travis brought the students down to the American Freedom Museum for a visual depiction of the various gear and functions of American soldiers […]