Monday message 11.12.2018

Dear Parents,

We held the first Alaka’i Ohana Network meeting last week, and it was very well attended. We are fortunate to have parents that are not only skilled in fundraising, event planning, marketing, and volunteering, but are deeply passionate about supporting our school! Our 2nd meeting is planned for this Friday, Nov 16, at 2 p.m. We hope to see you there.

The Importance of Learning Outside

I love to see learning “al fresco,” as I call it, at Alaka’i O Kaua’i. This week, during my “rounds,” I observed a class doing a writers’ workshop outside underRead more

Literacy Instruction at Alaka’i O Kaua’i

Dr. Seuss sums up the magic of reading in the following quote: “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the moreRead more

MAP NWEA Computer Adaptive Testing

Our learners were able to begin MAP testing last week, which will provide valuable information about the skills and concepts they have already mastered and what they are ready toRead more

Heads-Up from the Health Office!

It’s uku (lice) season, and we wanted to share some information from the Hawaii DOE about prevention, identification, and treatment. The school health practice for ukus will include: Inspection byRead more

Multicultural Thanksgiving Feast

We will hold our first annual Multicultural Feast on Friday, Nov. 16, at noon. All families are welcome to join us for the festivities. This tradition will be a wonderfulRead more