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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.

 

 

Mililani High student and teacher selected for prestigious Normandy Scholar programhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Normandy-Scholar.aspxMililani High student and teacher selected for prestigious Normandy Scholar programMililani High student Travis Afuso and teacher Amy Boehning are one of 14 teams accepted into the Normandy: Sacrifice for Freedom Albert H. Small Student & Teacher Institute. They will learn about D-Day and World War II, and will travel to Washington D.C. and Normandy, France as part of the program. string;#13-Jan-20172017-01-13T10:00:00.0000000Z
Kapunahala El counselor honored in Washington D.C. during National Counselor of the Year ceremonyhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Kapunahala-El-counselor-.aspxKapunahala El counselor honored in Washington D.C. during National Counselor of the Year ceremony​Kapunahala Elementary School Counselor Ramona Kahawaii is Hawaii's 2017 Counselor of the Year and last week went on to represent the state at the America School Counselor Association's annual recognition ceremony in Washington D.C. with First Lady Michelle Obama.string;#06-Jan-20172017-01-06T10:00:00.0000000Z
Statement by Superintendent Matayoshi on school-related tripshttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Statement-by-Superintendent-Matayoshi-on-school-related-trips.aspxStatement by Superintendent Matayoshi on school-related tripsThe Hawaii State Ethics Commission announced it reached an agreement with HSTA regarding teachers serving as chaperones on school-related trips. Under the agreement, teachers may continue to plan trips and serve as chaperones with private tour companies. string;#03-Jan-20172017-01-03T10:00:00.0000000Z
Partnership aims to teach kids importance of dental hygienehttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Partnership-aims-to-teach-kids-importance-of-dental-hygiene.aspxPartnership aims to teach kids importance of dental hygieneHIDOE and the Hawaii Dental Association are joining forces in an effort to provide oral health services for students who need it. The agencies have established a Memorandum of Agreement to promote oral health in first and second grade classes across the state. string;#28-Dec-20162016-12-28T10:00:00.0000000Z
Department partners with UH-Manoa College of Engineering to create academic pathway to engineering majorhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/UHM-engineering-pathway.aspxDepartment partners with UH-Manoa College of Engineering to create academic pathway to engineering majorHIDOE and the College of Engineering at the University of Hawaii at Manoa have entered into a formal partnership to create a college-focused pathway for public high school students seeking engineering majors.string;#27-Dec-20162016-12-27T10:00:00.0000000Z
Kalani High School students win research time with Maunakea telescopeshttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Kalani-High-School-students-win-research-time-with-Maunakea-telescopes.aspxKalani High School students win research time with Maunakea telescopesThree ambitious Kalani High students will conduct sophisticated astronomical research using some of the world’s most powerful telescopes. The aspiring astronomers were awarded time to use two Maunakea observatories as a part of the Maunakea Scholars program.string;#20-Dec-20162016-12-20T10:00:00.0000000Z
Santa makes an early stop in Hawai’i to meet with more than 100 deaf and hard-of-hearing studentshttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Santa-stops-in-Hawaii.aspxSanta makes an early stop in Hawai’i to meet with more than 100 deaf and hard-of-hearing studentsSanta Claus greeted more than 100 students from across the state during the 25th annual Deaf Santa program at Pearlridge Elementary. Participants were able to communicate their holiday wishes with Santa without an interpreter. string;#08-Dec-20162016-12-08T10:00:00.0000000Z
Hickam Elementary students get glimpse into history from Pearl Harbor survivorshttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Hickam-Elementary-students-get-glimpse-into-history--from-Pearl-Harbor-survivors.aspxHickam Elementary students get glimpse into history from Pearl Harbor survivorsAs part of the 75th commemoration of the Dec. 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, a group of survivors visited Hickam Elementary to meet with students and share their stories. This is “The Greatest Generation’s” third visit to Hickam Elementary. string;#08-Dec-20162016-12-08T10:00:00.0000000Z
Student-centered Strategic Plan approved by Boardhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Strategic-Plan-approved.aspxStudent-centered Strategic Plan approved by BoardThe Hawaii State Board of Education voted unanimously to adopt the update and extension of the Strategic Plan with amendments. The plan will be used to guide the Department and its schools from 2017-20 with implementation starting next year. string;#06-Dec-20162016-12-06T10:00:00.0000000Z
Students see career options in the construction fieldhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Hawaii-CCD.aspxStudents see career options in the construction field1,400 students from 13 public high schools and one charter school got a chance to participate in the state Department of Transportation’s 10th annual Hawaii Construction Career Days event at the Aloha Stadium recently to get a first-hand glimpse into these productive construction professions.string;#05-Dec-20162016-12-05T10:00:00.0000000Z

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