Kaimuki Christian School Supports Public Library with $1,000 Donation


From Left: Kaimuki Christian School’s Principal Mark Gallagher, Student Council President Sam Stone,  Vice President Yuzuha Shibata, Treasurer Justus Ahn, Secretary Leilani Zbin & Librarian Katherine Bengston

WHAT: Kaimuki Christian School’s (KCS) Student Council will present a $1,000 gift to The Friends of Kaimuki Public Library, an organization formed in 1982. The funds will support The Friends many initiatives such as library services for the pubic, incentives for reading programs, and continuing education of staff.

Student Council representatives presenting the check include: President Samuel Stone (senior); Vice President Yuzuha Shibata (junior); Treasurer Justus Ahn (sophomore); and Secretary Leilani Zbin (sophomore).

“Instilling a love for books and reading is one of the greatest gifts we can give students,” says KCS Principal Mark Gallagher. “Reading is the gateway to the imagination and develops a passion for language arts.”

WHEN & WHERE: Wednesday, October 12 at 11:55 pm at Kaimuki Public Library

ABOUT KCS: Founded in 1968, Kaimuki Christian School (KCS) is a pre-K through 12th grade institution. KCS takes a holistic approach to education in order to develop children who are well-rounded with the skillset for success. KCS nurtures pupils in an environment of compassion, cooperation, acceptance and forgiveness so that students develop spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, physically and socially. The college preparatory school helps develop self-directed and life-long learners, critical thinkers, effective communicators and active community participants. In 2016, the school graduated its first senior class. Class sizes are intentionally small to ensure individualized attention, allowing children to achieve their full potential.

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