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Engaging Minds, Transforming Lives. 

At Trinity Christian School, education is about more than being successful: our students are learning a deeper vocation that goes beyond getting a job. Trinity is a fully accredited, classical Christian school in Kailua, Hawai‘i, serving Preschool–12th Grade, while preparing students for college and for living a Christ-centered life.

Preschool-3rd Grade is taught at 875 Auloa Road, Trinity’s Mauka campus, while 4th-12th Grade is served at 1110 Kailua Road, Trinity’s Makai campus. Utilizing the classical method, which is rooted in the liberal arts tradition that has been present in Hawai‘i since the 18th century, Trinity teachers and staff prepare students to be lifelong learners, thinkers, and doers.

But what exactly is a classical education? Simply, the classical method educates students in a way that matches how children and young adults learn naturally. The classical method categorizes Preschool–Secondary education into three stages: Grammar, Logic, and Rhetoric. At the Grammar stage, or Preschool–6th Grade, students have the ability to absorb vast amounts of information, and the classical method taps into that quality to develop a basic foundation of knowledge.

The Logic stage, 7th and 8th Grade, teaches students to build on that knowledge by learning logical thinking, critical reading and writing skills, and the ability to ask thoughtful questions. Finally the Rhetoric stage, 9th–12th Grade, teaches them to take their knowledge base and logical thinking and use it to form their own arguments and persuasion techniques. To learn more about classical education, click here.

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Academics

Our Preschool classes offer a holistic program that nurtures our students spiritually, socially, emotionally, and physically, ultimately preparing them to start the Grammar stage of instruction. With small classes that allow our teachers to give each student individualized attention, we provide our students with language arts, math, and science activities, as well as specialist classes including art, music, Hawaiian language, physical education, and swimming.

Our Kindergarten-6th Grade classes reflect the Grammar stage by providing our students with an education that builds up their foundational knowledge and increases their capacity for memorization, while also providing them with opportunities to explore the world around them. In addition to their academics, students learn art, music, physical education, and swimming each week, and are taken on a wide variety of excursions throughout the year, including museums, plays, and symphonies. In particular, our 5th Graders go on a 3-day trip to the Big Island and our 6th Graders stay overnight on the USS Missouri.

At the secondary school level, students experience the Logic and Rhetoric stages through a variety of humanities, language, math, and science courses that challenge them to not only learn the material, but build upon it, and by their senior year, present and defend a 20-minute senior thesis to a panel of judges. Academics are supplemented by electives, including Art, Music, Speech & Debate, Drama, Yearbook, and Leadership. Finally, as a capstone to their classical learning, our seniors travel to Europe for a two-week study tour (expenses covered by tuition), including England, France, Italy, and Greece.

We are confident that seniors who graduate from Trinity are thoughtful, well-spoken individuals who exhibit the grace of God in everything they do. Since expanding to a secondary school in 2008, Trinity graduates have gone on to pursue not only bachelor’s and master’s degrees but also volunteer for mission trips, travel abroad, and receive numerous scholarships and recognitions. At Trinity, our goal is to provide students with everything they need to live a life that is dedicated to serving others, God, and their communities.

April 2018
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Last Tuition Payment Due
April 1, 2018

For the 2017-2018 school year.

10th & 11th Drexel University
April 2, 2018 |11:45 AM - 12:15 PM -

A representative from Drexel University will be on campus to meet with Juniors and Sophomores.

4th-6th Chapel/Exordium
April 3, 2018 |08:00 AM - 08:30 AM -

Holman Hall Chapel and Exordium will alternate weeks. Grade levels will take turns presenting at Exordium. Parents are invited to attend.

6th Excursion
April 5, 2018

Overnight Pearl Harbor Teacher will provide the details.

6th Excursion
April 6, 2018

Overnight Pearl Harbor Teacher will provide the details.

K-3rd Chapel/Exordium
April 6, 2018 |08:00 AM - 08:30 AM -

Mauka Sanctuary Chapel and Exordium will alternate weeks. Grade levels will take turns presenting at Exordium. Parents are invited to attend. Note: Please obey all posted signs for parking off c...

9th Annual Biathlon
April 7, 2018 |06:00 AM - 08:00 AM -

Details available in the Tabula and through the 7th-12th PE classes.

7th-12th Soccer Game
April 7, 2018 |03:30 PM - 06:00 PM -

Waiau Regional Park 3:30pm Girls 5:00pm Boys

Financial Aid Application- Round 2 Deadline
April 9, 2018

See information in ParentsWeb>Resource Documents "Financial Aid – how to apply” and “Financial Aid FAQs” for additional information on the TCS Financial Aid opportunities.

Prayer Walk- Parents
April 9, 2018 |08:00 AM - 09:00 AM -

Moms In Prayer will be leading a prayer walk on the Makai Campus Monday April 9, 8:00am. All parents are invited to participate. Meet in front of the Makai office at 8:00am. They will be walking...

4th-6th Chapel/Exordium
April 10, 2018 |08:00 AM - 08:30 AM -

Holman Hall Chapel and Exordium will alternate weeks. Grade levels will take turns presenting at Exordium. Parents are invited to attend.

4th-6th Girls White BB Game @ TCS
April 11, 2018 |04:00 PM - 05:00 PM -

Makai Sports Court TCS vs. Kamehameha

7th-12th Marsh Work Day
April 13, 2018 |07:45 AM - 12:00 PM -

All 7th-12th grade students will participate in a marsh service project. Wear old clothes and shoes, bring a clean change of clothes, water bottle, sun screen, bug spray, and a hat. Parents need ...

K-3rd Chapel/Exordium
April 13, 2018 |08:00 AM - 08:30 AM -

Mauka Sanctuary Chapel and Exordium will alternate weeks. Grade levels will take turns presenting at Exordium. Parents are invited to attend. Note: Please obey all posted signs for parking off c...

4th-6th Girls White BB Game @ TCS
April 13, 2018 |04:15 PM - 05:15 PM -

Makai Sports Court TCS vs. LJA

7th-12th Soccer Game
April 14, 2018 |10:30 AM - 03:00 PM -

Waiau Regional Park Boys 11:00am Girls 12:30pm Boys 2:00pm

6th-12th Future TCS Basketball Team Meeting
April 16, 2018 |03:10 PM - 03:45 PM -

Potential TCS Basketball Players - The 2018 TCS Basketball season is over and it's now time to begin the preparation for next season. If you want to improve your skills and have a shot at making t...

6th grade Meeting- Holman Hall
April 16, 2018 |06:00 PM - 07:00 PM -

Informational meeting for families who will have a 7th grade student in Fall 2018. Holman Hall- Makai Campus

4th-6th Girls Blue BB Game @ TCS
April 17, 2018

Makai Sports Court TCS vs. St. Anthony's

4th-6th Chapel/Exordium
April 17, 2018 |08:00 AM - 08:30 AM -

Holman Hall Chapel and Exordium will alternate weeks. Grade levels will take turns presenting at Exordium. Parents are invited to attend.

4th-6th Girls White BB Game @ Le Jardin
April 18, 2018 |04:00 PM - 05:00 PM -

vs. Le Jardin at Le Jardin

8th Grade Meeting- Holman Hall
April 18, 2018 |06:00 PM - 07:00 PM -

Informational meeting for families who will have a 9th grade student in Fall 2018. Holman Hall- Makai Campus

K-3rd Chapel/Exordium
April 20, 2018 |08:00 AM - 08:30 AM -

Mauka Sanctuary Chapel and Exordium will alternate weeks. Grade levels will take turns presenting at Exordium. Parents are invited to attend. Note: Please obey all posted signs for parking off c...

4th-6th Girls White BB Game @ Waolani Judd
April 20, 2018 |03:45 PM - 04:45 PM -

Waolani Judd Nazarene School Waolani Judd vs. TCS

4th-6th Girls Blue BB Game @ TCS
April 20, 2018 |04:00 PM - 05:00 PM -

Makai Sports Court TCS vs. Sacred Hearts

7th-12th Drama Production
April 20, 2018 |06:00 PM - 09:00 PM -

The Importance of Being Earnest Doors open at 6:00pm, show begins at 6:15pm. Open Seating. Tickets are available through the TCS Online Store https://squareup.com/store/TCSKailua/ and at the doo...

7th-12th Soccer Game
April 21, 2018 |05:00 PM - 06:00 PM -

Waiau Regional Park Boys 5:00pm

7th-12th Drama Production
April 21, 2018 |06:00 PM - 09:00 PM -

The Importance of Being Earnest Doors open at 6:00pm, show begins at 6:15pm. Open Seating. Tickets are available through the TCS Online Store https://squareup.com/store/TCSKailua/ and at the doo...

1st-10th CTP Testing Week
April 23, 2018

Directions will be provided by the classroom teachers and through email and the Tabula.

Panda Express Kailua
April 23, 2018 |10:00 AM - 09:00 PM -

Eat at Panda Express and show the flyer on your phone or bring in a paper copy and 20% of the cost will return to TCS. Lunch, Dinner, Snack... plan to eat at Panda Express Kailua TODAY!

1st-10th CTP Testing Week
April 24, 2018

Directions will be provided by the classroom teachers and through email and the Tabula.

4th-6th Girls Blue BB Game @ Kamehameha
April 24, 2018 |04:15 PM - 05:15 PM -

Kamehameha Kapalama Kam vs. TCS

4th-6th Girls White BB Game @ TCS
April 24, 2018 |04:15 PM - 05:15 PM -

Makai Sports Court TCS vs. Iolani

9th-12th College Fair NACAC
April 24, 2018 |05:00 PM - 08:00 PM -

High School students and their parents are encouraged to attend on their own. Location: Hawaii Convention Center https://www.nacacfairs.org/attend/national-college-fairs/honolulu-college-fair/

1st-10th CTP Testing Week
April 25, 2018

Directions will be provided by the classroom teachers and through email and the Tabula.

10th & 11th Concordia Irvine
April 25, 2018 |11:45 AM - 12:15 PM -

A representative from Concordia University Irvine will be on campus to meet with students.

1st-10th CTP Testing Week
April 26, 2018

Directions will be provided by the classroom teachers and through email and the Tabula.

1st-10th CTP Testing Week
April 27, 2018

Directions will be provided by the classroom teachers and through email and the Tabula.

6th-12th Cross Country Meet @ Waiau
April 27, 2018 |02:00 PM - 04:00 PM -

Waiau Park Championship Meet

7th-12th Drama Production
April 27, 2018 |06:00 PM - 09:00 PM -

The Importance of Being Earnest Doors open at 6:00pm, show begins at 6:15pm. Open Seating. Tickets are available through the TCS Online Store https://squareup.com/store/TCSKailua/ and at the doo...

7th-12th Soccer Game
April 28, 2018

Waiau Regional Park Championship Games 11:00 & 2:00 Girls 12:30 & 3:30 Boys Exactly schedule will be released after 4/21 games.

7th-12th Drama Production
April 28, 2018 |06:00 PM - 09:00 PM -

The Importance of Being Earnest Doors open at 6:00pm, show begins at 6:15pm. Open Seating. Tickets are available through the TCS Online Store https://squareup.com/store/TCSKailua/ and at the doo...

2nd-12th May Day- Makai
April 30, 2018 |09:00 AM - 10:00 AM -

Makai Campus- in front of the Humanities building. Parking will be available on the Makai Campus, at Kailua Baptist Preschool after 8:30am, and behind the KUMC Sanctuary. 2nd and 3rd grade studen...

4th-6th Girls Blue BB Game @ LJA
April 30, 2018 |03:45 PM - 04:45 PM -

Le Jardin Academy LJA vs. TCS


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