Week of a April 29 – May 2

May Day: May will be held on Friday. Program to start at 8:15 am. Students needs to wear aloha wear. Mai poina, school ends at 11:15 am.

End of the Year Ho’ike: End of the year ho’ike is set to happen on Tuesday, May 14 from 10:30 – 1:00. Our keiki are excitingly preparing for this day. Please make sure to sing up for the pot luck.

Superhero Cape and Mask: On Thursday, I will be sending home your keiki’s superhero cape and mask. Please refer to the instructions that will be sent home too. Capes and masks will be due back at school on May 6.

Spelling: “ow” words; 1) cow, 2) plow, 3) brown, 4) town, 5) clown, 6) frown, 7) flower, 8) towel, 9) now, 10) down

Week of April 22 – 26

Huaka’i this Week: On Wednesday, we will be visiting Kumuola. Please have your Meiji come mākaukau like previous trips to Kumuola. Swimwear/clothes that can get wet, extra clothes, towel, tabis. Students may also wear slippers on this day. On Friday, we will be visiting the Civic Auditorium Craft Fair and ‘Imiloa. Mahalo to all parent chaperones that will be joining us on this day. Our keiki will be grouped with parent chaperones and kumu in order to explore these sites more efficiently. Please be reminded that parents will need to pay for their entrance to ‘Imiloa, we will cover students cost. Parents, don’t forget to bring homelunch with you also, we will be having lunch at ‘Imiloa. Please have your keiki wear their ‘Ōiwi Edge shirt with school uniform shorts or pants.

Aloha Wear this Week: In celebration of the Merrie Monarch Festival, students can wear aloha wear all week (other than our huaka’i days). Please refer to the announcement that was sent home last week.

Easter Pule: Mahalo for supporting your keiki with their Easter pule. Please make sure to return evaluation form and if possible, please send me a video of your keiki’s pule. Mahalo to those ‘ohana who have already sent a video, awesome job!

Super Hero Capes and Masks: Last week, our keiki designed their kāpala (stamp) for their super hero capes, we are planning to have them stamp their cape on Monday. We will be sending home capes for ‘ohana to kōkua and add to cape. Adding more to the cape is optional, but we wanted to offer the opportunity for ‘ohana to support keiki. Each keiki will also be given a mask that will need to be designed according to their element from the fishpond. This will be a ‘ohana project. Be creative and have fun.

Spelling List: 1) deep, 2) feel, 3) green, 4) seed, 5) need, 6) sweep, 7) wheel, 8) sneeze, 9) cheese, 10) knee

Specials: Monday: PE/Hawaiian, Tuesday: Hawaiian/ Music, Thursday: Hawaiian/PE

Week of April 15 – April 18

Chapel on Wednesday: Dress whites on Wednesday for our Easter Chapel.

No School: No school on Friday, Good Friday.

Huaka’i Kumuola: We are going to Kumuola next week Wednesday, April 24. Please make sure your Meiji comes prepared as usual. All keiki will be testing their prototypes, catching and cleaning fish for our hō’ike and preparing for our end of the year learning showcase on May 14. Chaperones will need to bring their own homelunch.

Huaka’i: Next week Friday, we are on huaka’i again. We will be visiting the Civic Auditorium Craft Fair and ‘Imiloa. Mahalo nui to all that have volunteered to join us on this day as keiki’s will be grouped with chaperones to explore the craft fair and learn about the different artisans sharing/selling their work. When we are at ‘Imiloa, chaperones will need to pay for their admission into ‘Imiloa (e kala mai), the school will cover student admission cost. Chaperones will need to bring their own homelunch.

End of the Year Learning Showcase: On Tuesday, May 14, we will be having our end of the year learning showcase at Kumuola. We would like someone from every ‘Ohana to come and join us. This will also be a pot luck. Let’s celebrate the amazing work our Meiji has done this year together.

Superhero Capes and Mask: Please watch for info coming home on supporting your keiki in the completion of their capes and masks.

Spelling: Long /oo/. 1. moon, 2. spoon, 3. tooth, 4. broom, 5. soon, 6. pool, 7. scoop, 8. root, 9. book, 10. school

Specials: Mon.: Hawaiian/Art, Tues.: Science, Wed.: Science, Thurs.: Music/Lib

Week of April 8 – 12

Swim Class : Mahalo nui to all the ‘ohana that came out to volunteer their time today for swim classes. Your time is truly appreciated:)

No School: No school for students this Friday, April, 12. This is a teacher inservice day.

Kupuna Name: Last week, a form was sent home requesting your keiki’s full name and story behind their name. We are also asking for their kupuna’s full name. This is in regards to the kupuna interview they did in November and their story that their are currently working on. Please complete and turn in this week please.

Reading Response Journals: For the past 2 Wednesday’s, I have been sending home their “Reading Response Journal”. They have till Friday to complete on a reading of choice.

Spelling: Long o in o-e words. 1. nose, 2. rose, 3. bone, 4. cone, 5. code, 6. hole, 7. note, 8. spoke, 9. rope. 10. home

Specials: Tuesday; Hawaiian/Music, Wednesday; PE, Thursday; Hawaiian/PE