Week of Feb. 25 – March 1

Spring Concert: Updated letter concerning our Spring Concert was sent home today. Concert is set to start at 6:00 pm. Please drop your keiki off at our classroom at 530 pm. Mrs. Debus did send a letter home recently concerning concert attire. She did suggest that keiki come dressed in some type of cultural costume/ethnic. Any questions, please let us know.

Progress Reports: Progress reports will go home on Tuesday, March, 5, 2019. Please review prior to your scheduled conference time.

Student Led Conferences: Please make sure to sign up for next week’s conferences. Deadline to sign up is this Thursday. Conferences will be held in the same location as first trimester, in the office.

Kumu PD: Just an FYI, from March 11 – 14, I will be off island attending a math conference. Our keiki will have a guest kumu for these 4 days that I am away. I will return to school on Fri, March 15.

‘Ōiwi Edge T-Shirt Orders are due by this Friday, March 1, 2019. order forms were sent home last week with your keiki. If you need another order form, please let me know.

Spelling List: 1) dog, 2) now, 3) find, 4) long, 5) mom, 6) fox, 7) chop, 8) shop, 9) clock, 10) frog

Specials this Week: Mon.: Hawaiian/Music, Tues.: Hawaiian/PE, Thurs.: Hawaiian/Art, Friday: Science

Spring Break: March 18 – 22

Week of Feb. 19 – 22

Spring Concert: Spring concert is fast approaching. Spring Concert is on Friday, March 1 Program is scheduled to start at 6:00. I will resend the note that Mrs. Debus sent home a few weeks ago concerning our upcoming concert.

Kumuola: We will be going to Kumuola on Wed., 2/20. Have your keiki come to school in clothes that can get Please have your keiki come to prepared with extra clothes, tabis (optional) in a plastic bag in their bag pack.

Student-Led Conferences: Student-Led conferences are scheduled for March 7 – 8. Please watch for sign-up genius. Deadline to sign-up will be Thursday, Feb. 28. After Feb. 28, those ‘ohana that didn’t sign up will be scheduled into remaining open slots.

Planners: Please check your keiki’s planner daily. Folders needs to be check, remove all work from “keep” side. And please make sure your keiki reads daily and complete the book log. Reading is important to be done and logged daily.

Spelling List: 1) been, 2) called, 3) who, 4) oil, 5) win, 6) lip, 7) kid, 8) ship, 9) clip, 10) kick.

Week of Feb. 11 – 15

Lamakū Speech Finals: Congratulations to Jaydie Kobayashi and Jazzmyne Barto who have been selected to represent our papa 1 on Wednesday to recite their personal poems.

End of Trimester 2: Wednesday is the last day of trimester 2.

No school: There is no school for students on Thursday, this is a teacher workday. There is also no school on Friday for students, this is a PD day for kumu. Also, no school on Monday in observance of President’s day.

Uniform: Recently, many keiki have been coming to school with no belts. If your keiki is wearing pants or shorts, belts are required. I have also noticed some not following the rules for outerwear. Please be mindful that only Kamehameha logo outerwear are ok, other than that, outerwear needs to be a plain solid black, navy blue, white or gray.

**No spelling this week.

Week of Feb. 4 – Feb. 8

I Mua Week: Please refer to announcement sent home or last week’s blog concerning daily theme for dress up as we show school spirit this week. Have fun!!

Pilina Luncheon: Tomorrow is the last of our piling luncheons. Mahalo nui to all ‘ohana who have already joined your keiki for lunch and I look forward to seeing the rest of you tomorrow. The keiki are extremely excited to share lunch with their ‘ohana, Mahalo nui for making time for this special time with your keiki.

No School: No School on Thursday, 2/14, Friday, 2/15 and Monday, 2/18. We have a teacher workday (end of trimester 2), teacher in-service and President’s Day holiday.

Lāmakū Finals: On Wed., Feb 13 is our Lamakū Speech Presentations. Our keiki are actively composing and memorizing their poems they will recite this Friday in class. 5 will move forward to recite their poems among both papa 1. From their, 2 keiki from each class will have the honor to share their poem with the whole school on Feb. 13.

Doubles: We are currently learning about doubles during math. Students understand that addition with doubles are even numbers and that these numbers increase by two. They are also noticing doubles in our classroom and environment.

Reading: Students have been working on looking for text to text, text to self or text to world connections when they read. We have also been talking about making predictions and inferences when reading a story in order to improve compression and understanding of what they read.

Spelling: short “a”1) my, 2) ant, 3) water, 4) first, 5) bad, 6) bat, 7) glad, 8) mad, 9) dad, 10) snack