Trinity Christian School – Cedar Hill

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Trinity Christian School
Location
1231 East Pleasant Run Road
Cedar Hill, Texas 75104
United States
Coordinates 32°36′18″N 96°54′47″W / 32.604920°N 96.912952°W / 32.604920; -96.912952Coordinates: 32°36′18″N 96°54′47″W / 32.604920°N 96.912952°W / 32.604920; -96.912952
Information
Type Private
Motto 'Providing a Complete Educational Environment in a Spiritual Atmosphere...'
Established 1981
Head teacher Pastor Jim Henesy
Color(s) Blue, Black, and White
              
Mascot Tiger
Website

Trinity Christian School was founded in 1981. The campus is located at Trinity Church in Cedar Hill, Texas and is affiliated with Trinity Ministries.

It serves to educate pre-school and K5 – 12th grade students. Trinity is considered a College Preparatory School.

Locally it is referred to as Trinity Christian School-Cedar Hill (or TCS) to distinguish it from Trinity Christian-Addison.

History[edit]

Founded in 1981, Trinity Christian School is one of the oldest and largest Christian schools in southern Dallas County. TCS was founded by the Trinity Church Board of Trustees. Trinity Christian School is a non-profit organization governed by a board of trustees from Trinity Church of the Assemblies of God.

Student life[edit]

AP and Honors classes: English, Science, Math, History.

Clubs and Groups: School-elected Student Council, Yearbook, Worship Band, Jazz Band, Handbells, Student-run Newspaper, Chapel, Prayer Groups, National Honor Society, chess club, machine club.

Varsity athletics[edit]

Events: US Basketball, US Coed Soccer, US Football, US Baseball, Track and Field, Tennis, Golf, Cheerleading, Volleyball, Softball.

Memberships[edit]

TAPPS - Texas Association of Private & Parochial Schools

Academics[edit]

Trinity offers an academic program that gives detailed courses on the Bible (Old Testament and New Testament).

Athletics[edit]

Trinity has teams of soccer, basketball, baseball, football, track and field, volleyball, golf, tennis, cheerleading, softball, wrestling, and competitive weightlifting. Trinity competes in the TAPPS (TAPPS) and has won numerous honors, including:

  • varsity boys football: State Champ in 1991 (Coach Steve Skelton)
  • varsity boys football: State Champ in 1993 (Coach Jerry Cunningham)
  • varsity boys football: State Champ in 1994 (Coach Jerry Cunningham)
  • varsity boys football: State Finalist in 2005 (Coach Mike Helmer)
  • varsity boys track & field: State Champ in 2006 (Coach Johnny Black III)
  • varsity boys football: State Finalist in 2006 (Coach Mike Helmer)
  • varsity boys golf: Two State Finalist in 2006 (Chandler Gadis 2nd) (Nick Storbachen 1st)
  • varsity boys basketball: State Finalist in 2007 (Coach Tim Ferguson)
  • varsity boys track & field: State Runner-up in 2007 (Coach Johnny Black III)
  • varsity boys basketball: State Champ in 2008 (Coach Tim Ferguson)
  • varsity boys football: State Finalist in 2008 (Coach Mike Helmer)
  • varsity boys football: State Champ in 2014 (Coach Mike Helmer)
  • varsity boys basketball: State Champ in 2015 (Coach Jarod Moss)

Traditions[edit]

Traditions include an annual homecoming game with each classes float has a parade and other fun activities, "Senior Night", school-wide retreats, a senior missions trip to a foreign country, a "spiritual emphasis" week where there is a week of encounter with God, and after spiritual emphasis there are plunge parties where the students who had an encounter with God are baptized.

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