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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.

 

 

Progress update on school bus driver shortages on Maui and Kauaihttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Progress-bus-driver.aspxProgress update on school bus driver shortages on Maui and KauaiHIDOE reports that progress is being made by school bus contractors to address the current shortage of CDL drivers on Maui and Kauai qualified to operate school buses.string;#17-Aug-20172017-08-17T10:00:00.0000000Z
Anti-bullying campaign marks its 10th yearhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Anti-bullying-campaign-marks-its-10th-year-.aspxAnti-bullying campaign marks its 10th year​The E Ola Pono campaign celebrated its 10th year, and was created as a cultural response to bullying in the schools. Student groups are encouraged to actively Grow Pono - to foster respect and harmony. Six schools in three divisions received recognition and monetary awards for their campaigns.string;#11-Aug-20172017-08-11T10:00:00.0000000Z
Five schools selected to open Pre-K classrooms in School Year 2018-19http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/New-Pre-K-Schools.aspxFive schools selected to open Pre-K classrooms in School Year 2018-19The Executive Office on Early Learning has selected five new schools to open new public pre-kindergarten classrooms in the 2018-19 school year. A child’s early years are critical in establishing a strong foundation for education and research has shown that early childhood education sets the foundation for life-long learning and success. string;#10-Aug-20172017-08-10T10:00:00.0000000Z
Maui High & Maui Waena Inter. school bus schedules temporarily modifiedhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Maui-school-bus-schedules-modified.aspxMaui High & Maui Waena Inter. school bus schedules temporarily modifiedMaui High & Maui Waena Intermediate school bus routes will be temporarily consolidated. All riders at these schools will continue to be picked up, but scheduled pick-up & arrival times will be modified from previous years.string;#07-Aug-20172017-08-07T10:00:00.0000000Z
Kauai school bus routes modified for some Kapaa & Waimea Complex Area schoolshttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Kauai-school-bus-routes.aspxKauai school bus routes modified for some Kapaa & Waimea Complex Area schoolsKapaa El., Kapaa Middle, Kapaa High, Eleele El., Waimea Canyon Middle and Waimea High school bus routes will be temporarily consolidated beginning on the first day of school beginning next Monday. Scheduled pick-up and arrival times will be modified from previous years.string;#04-Aug-20172017-08-04T10:00:00.0000000Z
Student transportation update for Maui High, Lahainaluna High, Baldwin High & Iao Intermediatehttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Maui-transportation-update.aspxStudent transportation update for Maui High, Lahainaluna High, Baldwin High & Iao IntermediateLahainaluna High, Baldwin High and Iao Intermediate school bus routes exclusively serving grades 9 to 12 will be temporarily suspended. Maui High routes will be temporarily consolidated and schedules will be modified from previous years.string;#04-Aug-20172017-08-04T10:00:00.0000000Z
Program gets beginning teachers ready for the school yearhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/BTSA.aspxProgram gets beginning teachers ready for the school yearAlmost 13,000 teachers are heading back to school today, a week ahead of students. For first-time teachers this can be a nerve-racking moment, which is why the Beginning Teacher Summer Academy has become a critical program to help them get started. string;#01-Aug-20172017-08-01T10:00:00.0000000Z
School bus drivers needed for Maui & Kauai routes before fall semester begins on August 7http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/School-bus-drivers-needed.aspxSchool bus drivers needed for Maui & Kauai routes before fall semester begins on August 7HIDOE is seeking school bus drivers with valid Commercial Drivers Licenses to service routes on Maui and Kauai. For a limited time, school bus contractors are offering hiring bonuses and increased wages. string;#28-Jul-20172017-07-28T10:00:00.0000000Z
Roosevelt High Director of Music inducted into Legion of Honorhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Legion-of-Honor.aspxRoosevelt High Director of Music inducted into Legion of Honor​Roosevelt High School's Director of Music Gregg Abe has been inducted into the prestigious Bandworld Legion of Honor along with six other band directors from across the U.S. this year. He is the eighth band director from Hawaii to receive the award since its inception in 1989.string;#24-Jul-20172017-07-24T10:00:00.0000000Z
Solomon Elementary breaks ground for campus-wide renovations fueled by federal granthttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Solomon-Elementary-renovations.aspxSolomon Elementary breaks ground for campus-wide renovations fueled by federal grant1SG Samuel K. Solomon Elementary broke ground today on a major renovation project to construct four new classroom buildings, a new playfield and new parking areas that will transform the existing campus and provide modern facilities designed to serve 1,100 students.string;#06-Jul-20172017-07-06T10:00:00.0000000Z

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