• ............................ Important Alert: Hanalei El will remain closed for students and staff through Friday, April 20.

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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.

 

 

Hawaii School for the Deaf and the Blind hosts community Earth Day celebrationhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Hawaii-School-for-the-Deaf-and-Blind-hosts-community-Earth-Day-celebration.aspxHawaii School for the Deaf and the Blind hosts community Earth Day celebrationThe Hawaii School for the Deaf and the Blind welcomed families who have a Deaf and/or hard of hearing child attending a Hawaii State Department of Education school to a special Earth Day Celebration. The event featured a variety of activities including lessons about dolphins and whales, bike rides and a free farm-to-table lunch. string;#19-Apr-20182018-04-19T10:00:00.0000000Z
Hanalei Elementary to remain closed through the weekhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Hanalei-El-Closure.aspxHanalei Elementary to remain closed through the weekHanalei Elementary will remain closed for all students, teachers and staff tomorrow and Friday, April 19-20. The campus continues to undergo cleanup of damaged areas from recent heavy rains. string;#18-Apr-20182018-04-18T10:00:00.0000000Z
Draft Secondary Social Studies Standards open for public review through Aprilhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Draft-Standards-review.aspxDraft Secondary Social Studies Standards open for public review through AprilThe Office of Curriculum, Instruction and Student Support, Social Studies Program, is seeking broad input from educators and the public on the draft Secondary (grades 6-12) Social Studies Standards through the end of April 2018.string;#11-Apr-20182018-04-11T10:00:00.0000000Z
Hawaii’s 8th grade progress in reading stands out in 2017 “Nation’s Report Card”http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/2017-NAEP-Results.aspxHawaii’s 8th grade progress in reading stands out in 2017 “Nation’s Report Card”The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) has released its 2017 results in “The Nation’s Report Card.” Hawaii is one of only ten states to show an increase in grade 8 reading scores in 2017, with an increase of four scaled score points. string;#09-Apr-20182018-04-09T10:00:00.0000000Z
Challenger Center Hawaii celebrates 25 years of helping students reach for the starshttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Challenger-Center-Hawaii-celebrates-25-years.aspxChallenger Center Hawaii celebrates 25 years of helping students reach for the starsThe Challenger Center Hawaii celebrated its 25th anniversary today with special guests Claude Onizuka and June Scobee Rodgers, founding director of the Challenger Center and widow of Challenger Shuttle Commander Dick Scobee. string;#06-Apr-20182018-04-06T10:00:00.0000000Z
Student achievement continues to trend upward, according to the College and Career Readiness Indicators Report for Hawai‘i’s Class of 2017http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Class-of-2017-CCRI.aspxStudent achievement continues to trend upward, according to the College and Career Readiness Indicators Report for Hawai‘i’s Class of 2017Programs and policies designed to boost student achievement and strengthen successful transitions between high school, college and career are continuing to prove effective, according to the latest College and Career Readiness Indicators Report released by Hawai‘i P-20 Partnerships for Education.string;#02-Apr-20182018-04-02T10:00:00.0000000Z
Hawaii’s Farm to School program gets new name and lookhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/2018-Aina-Pono-program-updates-logo.aspxHawaii’s Farm to School program gets new name and lookThe Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) and the Office of the Lieutenant Governor unveiled a new logo and name for the Farm to School Initiative on March 29 at Mililani High School in the presence of students, teachers, HIDOE staff, state lawmakers and community supporters.string;#29-Mar-20182018-03-29T10:00:00.0000000Z
Leilehua High JROTC heads to CyberPatriot National Finals Competitionhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Leilehua-High-JROTC-heads-to-CyberPatriot-National-Finals-Competition.aspxLeilehua High JROTC heads to CyberPatriot National Finals CompetitionA team of students from Leilehua High School recently concluded an exceptional round in the semi-finals of the CyberPatriot competition and is headed to the CP-X National Finals Competition in Maryland. This is the second consecutive year the team will make the trip to the national finals.string;#16-Mar-20182018-03-16T10:00:00.0000000Z
Ken Kakesako named a Milken Teacher of Promisehttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Ken-Kakesako-Milken.aspxKen Kakesako named a Milken Teacher of PromiseThe Stevenson Middle School science educator earned the prestigious award from the National Milken Educators of Hawaii. He has launched after-school STEM and wrestling programs, raised money to support them, and "exemplifies aloha."string;#14-Mar-20182018-03-14T10:00:00.0000000Z
It’s ‘Ulu-licious! Hawaii public schools serve breadfruithttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/2018-03-Aina-Pono-local-breadfruit.aspxIt’s ‘Ulu-licious! Hawaii public schools serve breadfruitThis March and April, Hawaii public schools will welcome a new local product in student meals – 'ulu, otherwise known as breadfruit. Check out our 'Ulu-licious Wraps recipe, as featured in the 'Aina Pono Harvest of the Month program.string;#01-Mar-20182018-03-01T10:00:00.0000000Z

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