What is a CHAMPION?


In addition to a rigorous academic program, TCDS strives for social excellence, helping students and staff learn and live the Champion Traits each day. These Champion Traits (see below) are taught in an integrated manner and learned through daily application. Equipped with these traits, students leave TCDS a Champion for life, prepared to effectively engage with their surrounding world. Imagine your child exhibiting the following traits every day…


Collaborative: Working within a team

Honorable: Making right choices even when no one is looking

Academic: Desire to attain and share knowledge

Motivated: Excited to do what needs to be done

Persistent: Sticking to it and not giving up

Inquisitive: Discovering and learning new things

Optimistic: Expecting the best

Nurturing: Encouraging and empowering others