Week of May 20 – 22

End of the Year Ho’ike: Mahalo to all ‘ohana that joined us last week at our end of the year Ho’ike and Learning Showcase at Kumuola. Our keiki did a wonderful job sharing all that they have learned this year. I am sooooo proud of each of them.

Student Work/Supplies: Please make sure to empty out your keiki’s school bag on Monday and Tuesday and have your keiki come to school with an empty bag. School work and supplies will be coming home over the next 2 days.

Yearbooks: School books will be going home tomorrow. For those students with library obligations, your year book will be withheld until late library books are returned or paid for. Kumu Kanani from the library was suppose to inform ‘ohana with library obligations. I will email those ‘ohana also to let you know who you are.

Huaka’i tomorrow: Tomorrow, we will visit our kupuna at the Hawaii Island Adult Care. We did visit them in December and we want to end our year visiting them once again to share the gift of mele. We are also hoping to have time for each keiki to read with a kupuna whole there. Please have your keiki come dressed in their school uniform. We will leave in the morning and return before lunch.

Last Day of School: The last day of school for students is this Wednesday. It is a full day of school. We will end the day with our annual school carnival at the out door play court.

Mahalo!!!! : As we end this school year, I want to offer my sincere aloha and mahalo to everyone for entrusting me with your keiki. It is truly a blessing to have the opportunity to watch every keiki grow and flourish through the year. Your support have been so instrumental in making this year a memorable and successful year. My wish for each keiki is that they continue to grow and flourish. I look forward to watching their journey as they move forth. Ke aloha nui!

Week of May 13 – 17

Aloha ‘ohana,Reminder, tomorrow is our end of year learning showcase at Kumuola. Our papa 1 are so excited to share their learning with you all. Please have your keiki wear their ‘Oiwi Edge shirts along with uniform shorts. For girls who don’t have shorts, skorts will be fine too. Students will also be allowed to wear slippers. Our program will begin at 10:30 am. When coming to Kumuola, please find parking outside, along fence or along 4 miles road. Parking will be tight, please be mindful of all ‘ohana. We look forward to seeing everyone there!

Teacher’s Appreciation: With much aloha, I mahalo everyone for the gifts of appreciation last. I am truly grateful and thankful! I am blessed to have this amazing opportunity to work with your keiki everyday.

End of the Year Reading Assessments: Papa 1 will have a sub on Thursday and Friday while I do end of the year reading assessments.

Last Huaka’i: Next week Tuesday, we will visit the kupuna at the Hawaii Island Adult Care to once again share the gift of mele (song). Keiki will then have time to spend with kupuna and read their kupuna stories that they have been written.

Last Day of School: Can you believe it, next week Wednesday is the last day of school for students. What an amazing year of adventures, learning and growth. I am so proud of each keiki.

Aloha Wear Day this Friday.

Week of May 6 – 10

MAP Testing: MAP Testing for papa 1 is scheduled for tomorrow morning in our classroom. Please make sure your keiki gets a good nights rest and breakfast in the morning.

Convocation: K-12 end of year convocation is this Friday. Please make sure your keiki comes dressed in their dress whites. Girls in skirts and boys in long uniform pants.

Capes and Masks: Mahalo nui for your support in adding more detail to your keiki’s cape and mask. The many capes and masks that came in this morning are amazing. Our keiki were so happy to share their work.

Ho’ike: Next week Tuesday is our learning showcase at Kumuola. Everyone should have the invited. Please make sure to sign up for pot luck. Let’s all come and see the amazing learning that has taken place and let’s celebrate our keiki and their accomplishments.

Homework: This will be the last week of spelling homework. We will continue having book log as it is important to read everyday.

Spelling: 1) coat, 2) boat, 3) soak, 4) load, 5) soap, 6) cloak, 7) goat, 8) float, 9) road, 10) goal