We have a comprehensive approach to learning focuses on educating the whole child. To ensure that our students are academically challenged with a well-balanced curriculum, our students learn in an intellectually challenging environment enhanced by Fine Arts, Physical Education, Technology and Enrichment learning opportunities. Our well-rounded curriculum actively engages each student of our community. We are confident that by educating the whole child, we are preparing our students for success.
Community service is a very important component of the student’s experience. No matter what the age of the students, we feel it is important for them to know that they have gifts and talents that can be shared with those less fortunate.
The Lower School Student Council is an organization made up of fifth grade students. The purpose of the Student Council is to teach girl’s leadership responsibilities, organizational structure and parliamentary procedure. Under the guidance of the Lower School Student Council advisor, students coordinate student events, Lower School assemblies, and service projects.
The Christian School Athletic League (CSAL)
CSAL provides schools an opportunity for students to begin to learn and develop fundamental skills of the game. The objectives are to foster an appreciation for team sports and the camaraderie, sportsmanship and fun; inherent in participation. The emphasis is on participation and allowing each member of the team to experience playing time. While scores are recorded during the game; won-loss records will not be published and a league champion will not be determined. School officials, coaches, parents and students are expected to support and promote Christian values by displaying fair play, good sportsmanship and self-discipline.
Our students take action to care for the unique cultural and natural resources of Hawai‘i through service learning experiences. These include field trips to marine and terrestrial conservation areas and active restoration sites, partnering with other community organizations on mālama 'āina-based initiatives and participating in native vegetation restoration projects; Lelekamanu Program at Papahana Kuaola in Waipao or Pae Pae ‘o Heʻeia fishpond. In addition, all grade levels participate in community service projects - raising funds for Shriner’s Hospitals for Children, collecting food for the hungry, and collecting clothing donations for Big Brother Big Sister Foundation of Hawaiʻi.
The spelling bee club students (grades 4 & 5) meets weekly to prepare for local spelling bees using a variety of materials as they advance to the Scripps National Spelling Bee by winning a series of spelling competitions. The purpose is to help students improve their spelling, increase their vocabularies, learn concepts, and develop correct English usage that will help them all their lives.