Ekalesia on Monday, October 20th

Please prepare for the upcoming storm and stay safe. There will be no school on Friday, but don’t forget that we still will have Ekalesia on Monday. Please wear your dress whites, boys and girls. Have a great weekend!

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Nā Haumāna Honored

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Congratulations to our two fantastic students, ‘Aukahi and Damien, for demonstrating mālama in and outside of school. These boys were honored today for taking care of themselves, others, school property, etc. They are the perfect role models for others.

Mahalo to ʻAukahi’s and Damien’s ‘ohana for joining us today!

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Generous ‘Ohana

Mahalo nui loa to Chayden’s ‘ohana for their generous makana to Team 3B. Each student received a screen protector to place on his/her iPad. We truly appreciate the thoughtfulness of Chayden’s family. Our iPads are a valuable tool that has made our learning in school engaging for the students. This gift will help us keep our iPads in tip-top shape.

As a reminder, the iPads will not go home over the Fall Break. Important updates will be made next week to ensure that the apps work properly. Look for a letter coming home tomorrow from our IT Department regarding Apple IDs.

Have a wonderful vacation!

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Genius Hour = Engaged Learners

Look at what made my day today… students who were totally engaged in learning about topics they were truly interested in. During Genius Hour, students were enthusiastically watching videos, reading books and articles, searching the internet, and taking notes about volcanoes, ponies, baking, baseball and more! Boy was it a wonderful sight to see. Not a child was off-task. Just look at the pictures below. Some of them didn’t even notice me taking their picture.

More research needs to be done. We’ll continue our acquisition of knowledge next week. Until then, no one should be doing any projects at home. We need to be geniuses about our topics first, then we can start to work on our presentation to share our new knowledge with others.

I mua Team 3B!

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Picture Retakes, 10/2/14

Lifetouch will be doing picture retakes on Thursday, October 2nd at 8:30 A.M. If your child missed picture taking day or you want him/her to retake his/her picture, mark your calendar with this date and call Mrs. Rosehill at 982-0255. She will be walking the students to the location of the retakes. Mahalo!

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Friday, Sept. 19th

Show your school spirit and wear your KS logo t-shirts and jeans (if you want) to school on Friday*. Our football team will be challenging Waiākea High at our Homecoming game on Friday night. The J.V. game will begin at 5 P.M. with the varsity game to follow.

*Covered athletic shoes must still be worn to school

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NO SWIMMING FOR 3B ON FRIDAY! It has been rescheduled to Wednesday, October 1st.

Have a great weekend!

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Hāweo Awardees Honored

Hoʻomaikaʻi to our two awesome Team 3B members, Tehani and Kāhili! They were honored today at the Hāweo Luncheon for demonstrating Mālama. These kind students take care of themselves and others by being responsible, helpful, respectful students to all.

Mahalo to Tehani and Kāhili’s ‘ohana for joining in on the celebration!

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We ARE Bloggers

Last week students created their very own blogs using their Google accounts and an app called Blogsy. Now the students will be able to share their daily thoughts, activities, learning and more with you and the world. If your keiki is in 3B, ask them to show with you their website address and feel free to comment back to them on one of their posts. Learning has never been more engaging and fun!

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T.G.I.F.

Though it was a short and busy week for the students in 3B, it was filled with lots of smiles and fun! We welcomed Dara back to school, took our school yearbook pictures, had an earthquake drill, created student blogs, visited and served ice cream to our Kinderbuddies, and had our first swimming lesson as 3rd graders with Mrs. Lee. Whew! Their teacher feels wiped out. Have a restful weekend!!!

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They’re back…

Whoop, whoop! Our iPads are back into the hands of our keiki. Ms. Richardson and our new technology teacher, Ms. Galang, distributed the new red and black iPads to our anxious haumana this morning. Grade 3-5 teachers will meet with our curriculum coordinator, Ms. Rutherford, tomorrow to discuss the guidelines for taking home the iPads. Hopefully, the students will be able to show off their iPads to their ‘ohana by the end of next week. Check back here for more updates.

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Our ME Boxes

Papa ‘Ekolu students did an outstanding job creating and sharing their ME Boxes this week. We learned so much from the words, pictures and artifacts that were shared by each individual. Mahalo for doing quality work on this project!

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