Arts - High School

Visual & Performing Arts

A well-rounded education involves exposure and opportunities in the areas of fine and performing arts.

As God is the author of creativity and beauty, students at TCCS discover and express their God-given talents in the areas of music, drama, art, and digital media.

Personal expression, creative thinking, imaginative communication, and intellectual curiosity are all outcomes leading students to experience a greater appreciation of God’s majestic creation.

Drama

Drama side photoTCCS offers fun and interactive drama courses as well as a full scale Spring Musical production for grades 7 - 12. These programs help students build personal confidence as they learn to work together as a cast, teaching them to become creative and flexible problem solvers as well as supportive team members.

Students will:

  • Gain, improve, and polish beginning and intermediate acting skills 
  • Analyze and perform monologues and plays
  • Learn set design, sound, and technology production
  • Study theater history and appreciation 
  • High School classes will also produce a Fall Play, participate in the Christmas Celebration, and assist with the annual Spring Musical production
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Multi-Media & Digital Arts

These courses will prepare students to effectively use digital media to communicate and influence the current culture. By creating projects, students develop strong critical thinking and organizational skills.

Broadcast Production
Broadcast production teaches students to share truth through stories.  This fast-paced, hands-on course prepares students for a career in professional broadcasting. We use state of the art equipment to record, edit, and share weekly news programs. Among other things, students will learn:.

  • Storyboarding, script writing, and production planning as members of a studio crew
  • Procedures for producing a news package
  • Video editing with Adobe Premiere
  • Running a live show using Tricaster
  • Follow TCNN on our Instagram page (tricitynewsnetwork) or our Facebook page (Tri-City News Network)

 

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Digital Arts Electives
Additional classes and opportunities in the digital arts include: Multi-Media Arts, Graphic Design, Computer Science, Coding & Robotics, plus Design & Modeling.

Music

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“Sing joyfully to the Lord” (Psalm 33:1). God has created us to sing - to sing to Him and about Him! Singing and performing together helps students gain confidence and experience joy as they share music. Students will:

  • Learn basic music theory, proper vocal technique, terminology, and practices
  • Perform beginning, intermediate, and some advanced levels of choral literature from diverse musical eras and genres as they sing at chapels and community events
  • Participate in the annual ACSI Musicale Choral Festival in Pasadena, California

 

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“Play skillfully with a shout of joy.” (Psalm 33:3). Beginning and advanced classes are geared toward learning and mastering classical and acoustic guitar methods. These classes introduce students to the world of reading guitar music where they will:

  • Learn the basics of music theory: notation, chords, fingering, and sight reading
  • Emphasize building each individual’s skills and technique
  • Perform a variety of styles and play music in a worship setting and for school events

 Art

Arts“We are God’s masterpiece.” (Ephesians 2:10). As we see that our Creator made the diversity of the natural world around us, our Art 7 - 12 courses inspire students to use and explore their gifts for the visual arts in a variety of mediums and activities. Students will:

  • Study the Elements and Principles of Art and Design
  • Draw, sketch, paint, and create in various mediums, including pen & ink, watercolor, acrylics, sculpting in clay, and others
  • Explore an Introduction to Photography
  • Participate in the annual San Diego County Fair

Address / Contact

Tri-City Christian School
302 N. Emerald Drive
Vista, California 92083

    • (760) 630.8227
    • tccscommunication@tccs.org

Non-Discrimination Policy

Tri-City Christian School admits students of any race, color, national origin, and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

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School Hours of Operation

School Hours:

Secondary: 7:50 AM – 2:30 PM
Elementary: 8:00 AM – 2:45 PM

Wednesdays are late start days and school begins at 8:30 for all students.

Office Hours:

Business Office: 7:00-4:00 Monday – Friday. 
Secondary Office Hours: 7:15 – 3:30 

 

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