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The latest news from the Department about its students, staff and schools. Contact the Communications and Community Affairs Office at 808-586-3232 for press queries.

 

 

Kapolei Middle School student’s winning poster featured for National School Bus Safety Week, Oct. 16-20http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/2017-National-School-Bus-Safety-Week.aspxKapolei Middle School student’s winning poster featured for National School Bus Safety Week, Oct. 16-20In Branden Pagurayan’s artwork, the hashtag is used to depict the extreme importance of drivers stopping for a school bus when loading or unloading students.string;#16-Oct-20172017-10-16T10:00:00.0000000Z
Kaiser High first school from Hawaii to win international film festival awardhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Kaiser-High-first-school-from-Hawaii-to-win-international-film-festival-award.aspxKaiser High first school from Hawaii to win international film festival awardKaiser High School’s Media Communications Learning Center became the first high school from Hawaii to compete in and win an award at the All American High School Film Festival in New York City. The short film “The Last Check” won in the category for Best Film Invitational 3 Day Shoot and Edit out of more than 30 other school entries. string;#16-Oct-20172017-10-16T10:00:00.0000000Z
Progress update on school bus driver shortages on Maui and Kauai; two consolidated Maui bus routes reinstatedhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Progress-bus-driver-Oct-13.aspxProgress update on school bus driver shortages on Maui and Kauai; two consolidated Maui bus routes reinstatedTwo consolidated bus routes on Maui were reinstated and more anticipated in coming weeks.string;#13-Oct-20172017-10-13T10:00:00.0000000Z
Olomana and Ewa Makai leaders honored as Principal & Vice Principal of the Yearhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/2018-NDP.aspxOlomana and Ewa Makai leaders honored as Principal & Vice Principal of the YearThe Hawaii Association of Secondary School Administrators honored Stacey Oshio from Olomana School as the state’s National Distinguished Principal of the Year and Geri Martin from Ewa Makai Middle as the Vice Principal of the Year. The celebration also kicked off National Principals Month. string;#08-Oct-20172017-10-08T10:00:00.0000000Z
Department announces new leadership appointmentshttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/HIDOE-Announces-New-Leadership-Appointments.aspxDepartment announces new leadership appointmentsHIDOE continues to fill top leadership positions with the following interim and permanent appointments: Rodney Luke, interim assistant superintendent and Clayton Kaninau, acting complex area superintendent.string;#04-Oct-20172017-10-04T10:00:00.0000000Z
Stevenson Middle School and L.A. Clippers Foundation open a newly refurbished computer lab for studentshttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Stevenson-Clippers.aspxStevenson Middle School and L.A. Clippers Foundation open a newly refurbished computer lab for studentsThe school received a donation of nearly $40,000 in computer equipment from the L.A. Clippers Foundation, including 30 HP ProDesk desktops, two Canon wireless printers and a 55-inch television for instruction. string;#02-Oct-20172017-10-02T10:00:00.0000000Z
Public school students see double-digit gains on AP Examshttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Public-school-students-see-double-digit-gains-on-AP-Exams.aspxPublic school students see double-digit gains on AP ExamsHawaii’s public school students continue to show growth on the Advanced Placement Program® (AP®) Exams. In a report released today, Hawaii State Department of Education students who were tested last May show double-digit increases in the number of exam takers, exams taken and scores of 3 or higher. string;#26-Sep-20172017-09-26T10:00:00.0000000Z
Parents encouraged to remind children about “Stranger Danger” and reinforce tips to stay safehttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Stranger-Danger-tips.aspxParents encouraged to remind children about “Stranger Danger” and reinforce tips to stay safeHIDOE encourages parents to talk to their children about “stranger danger” and highlight measures that students can take to stay safe.string;#21-Sep-20172017-09-21T10:00:00.0000000Z
Strive HI reports show statewide school performance measures remain steadyhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/2016-17-Strive-HI.aspxStrive HI reports show statewide school performance measures remain steadyHIDOE shared its 2016-17 Strive HI Performance System results this evening during the Board of Education community meeting. The school accountability system focuses on state and school progress on Strategic Plan Student Success Objectives and provides educators and communities with information to take action for student learning.string;#19-Sep-20172017-09-19T10:00:00.0000000Z
Alternate lunches provided today at three Mililani schools as safety precaution over detected mumps casehttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Alternate-lunches-mumps.aspxAlternate lunches provided today at three Mililani schools as safety precaution over detected mumps caseStudents at Mililani High, Mililani Uka Elementary and Mililani Waena Elementary were provided alternate school lunches today as a safety precaution after a school food service worker at Mililani High was confirmed as having the mumps virus. string;#15-Sep-20172017-09-15T10:00:00.0000000Z

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