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Rovi Porter: My public school journeyhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/SuccessStories/Students/Pages/rovi-porter.aspxRovi Porter: My public school journeyWhen I was asked to reflect on my public school journey, my immediate thought was to highlight the people who have supported me throughout the years. However, I believe the best form of gratitude is not just thanking them, but demonstrating how I’m using what they’ve taught me to be the best person I can be. Here’s my story.
August 2018 Education Updatehttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/EducationUpdate/Pages/0818.aspxAugust 2018 Education UpdateWelcome to the 2018-19 school year! Catch up with the top stories from across Hawaii's public schools, including Hawaii's showing in the e-ICON competition, new resources in the Maunakea Scholars program, leadership appointments, a student voice piece from Kalani High graduate Rovi Porter and more. Superintendent's Education Update is a print newsletter distributed to schools and the Board of Education.
Hawai‘i science teachers named Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowshttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/2018-Einstein-Fellows.aspxHawai‘i science teachers named Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator FellowsTwo accomplished Hawai‘i Department of Education science teachers have been awarded prestigious fellowships that include one-year federal research appointments in Washington, D.C.
Maunakea Scholars program launches scholarship, online dual credit coursehttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/SuccessStories/Partners/Pages/maunakea-scholarship.aspxMaunakea Scholars program launches scholarship, online dual credit courseHonoka‘a High senior Keilani Steele is the inaugural recipient of the Hōkūala Scholarship — $10,000 to attend the college of her choice in pursuit of an astronomy degree. It was made possible by the Maunakea Scholars program, which also announced a dual credit opportunity for Hawaii Island partner schools to participate in a free online astronomy class starting this school year.
July 2018 Inspirehttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Inspire/Pages/0718.aspxJuly 2018 InspireInspirational stories from Hawai'i's public schools. In this edition: Hawai'i students team with South Koreans to win e-ICON challenge, students contribute to Rutgers University's plant DNA research, Wilcox Elementary students explain the value of STEM in their learning experience, more stories.
Revamping our approach to employmenthttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Supts-Corner/Pages/0718.aspxRevamping our approach to employmentAs the largest employer among Hawaii state government departments, we have a tremendous responsibility to develop and protect our greatest asset — our employees, who each play a role in our mission to support and advance student success. This requires a strategic and thoughtful approach that focuses on the lifetime experience of an employee while in the organization.
July 2018 Education Updatehttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/EducationUpdate/Pages/0718.aspxJuly 2018 Education UpdateMonthly print newsletter featuring the top stories from across Hawaii's public schools, distributed to schools and the Board of Education. In this edition: HIDOE wins a Troops to Teachers grant to assist members of the armed forces to transition into second careers as teachers, three HIDOE teachers win Presidential Awards of Excellence, Waipahu High valedictorian chooses to pursue a career in teaching, more stories.
June 2018 Strive HIhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/StriveHiNewsletter/Pages/0618.aspxJune 2018 Strive HINews and success stories from across Hawaii's public school system. In this edition: Waipahu High valedictorian chooses teaching as his career path, King Kamehameha III El drives academic improvements with positive culture, real-world learning flourishes at Farrington High thanks to partnership with the World Surf League, an update from CAS Chad Farias on the ongoing eruption at Kilauea, more stories.
Supt's Corner: June 2018http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Supts-Corner/Pages/0618.aspxSupt's Corner: June 2018From Supt. Christina Kishimoto: State offices have been planning for next school year for the past several weeks. Here are some key areas of focus based on developments this year.
June 2018 Education Updatehttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/EducationUpdate/Pages/0618.aspxJune 2018 Education UpdateMonthly print newsletter featuring the top stories from across Hawaii's public schools, distributed to schools and the Board of Education. In this edition: Breaking ground on a new middle school in Kapolei, Honowai El recognized as U.S. DOE Green Ribbon School for extensive sustainability efforts, graduating senior Ethan Kwon on the importance of financial literacy, Briggs named U.S. Presidential Scholar, more stories.
Culture of accountability results in academic successes at Kamehameha III Elementaryhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/SuccessStories/Schools/Pages/Kamehameha-III.aspxCulture of accountability results in academic successes at Kamehameha III ElementaryWith a mission of “Empowering students to improve the future,” King Kamehameha III Elementary has seen its achievement steadily climb in all subjects while maintaining high levels of growth. Principal Steve Franz says the school promotes a culture that values growth and teachers take ownership of all students.
Waipahu High valedictorian and engineering standout discovers passion for teachinghttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/SuccessStories/Students/Pages/Waipahu-valedictorian.aspxWaipahu High valedictorian and engineering standout discovers passion for teachingDaniel Quiamas was headed for a future career in engineering, having excelled in STEM classes and robotics competitions. But he discovered a passion for teaching after mentoring and coaching younger students, and hopes to return to his alma mater someday to teach.
Hands-on learning flourishes under Farrington partnership with World Surf Leaguehttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/SuccessStories/Students/Pages/Farrington-WSL-partnership.aspxHands-on learning flourishes under Farrington partnership with World Surf LeagueFarrington Engineering Academy students are gaining real-world experience and hands-on learning thanks to a productive partnership with the World Surf League. Students spent the past school year designing plans and model-sized versions of a merchandise trailer for the company.
Honowai Elementary selected as a U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schoolhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/Honowai-El-ED-GRS-awardee.aspxHonowai Elementary selected as a U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon SchoolHonowai Elementary School, located in the heart of Waipahu, is among the 2018 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools (ED-GRS) that was selected for its innovative efforts to reduce environmental impact and utility costs, improve health and wellness, and ensure effective sustainability education.
May 2018 Inspirehttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Inspire/Pages/0518.aspxMay 2018 InspireInspirational stories from Hawai'i's public schools. In this edition: Maui High boosts college and career readiness, East Kapolei Middle School breaks ground, teachers drive improvement via an innovative collaboration model, more stories.
Kapolei High valedictorian now a promising cancer researcherhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/SuccessStories/Students/Pages/Caleb-Perez.aspxKapolei High valedictorian now a promising cancer researcherA 2014 Kapolei High valedictorian majoring in bioengineering at the University of Washington is heading to Switzerland on a Fulbright scholarship to conduct a year of cancer research. Caleb Perez credits his former teachers with challenging him in high school.
Supt's Corner: May 2018http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Supts-Corner/Pages/0518.aspxSupt's Corner: May 2018The HIDOE will continue to track our college and career readiness progress annually through various indicators, some of which were discussed at our April 5 Board meeting with our Hawai‘i P-20 partners, who shared results from the Class of 2017. Here is the great news — more HIDOE students are graduating from high school on time and taking advanced coursework.
Supt's Corner: April 2018http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Supts-Corner/Pages/0418.aspxSupt's Corner: April 2018Since January, we have addressed a range of issues from teacher shortages to insufficient funding for English language acquisition services. A prominent focus for me is Special Education and English Learners so we can close the achievement gap for these student groups.
Supt's Corner: March 2018http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Supts-Corner/Pages/0318.aspxSupt's Corner: March 2018In February, the security of our schools came under scrutiny following the mass shooting in Florida, which left many of our students, staff and parents shaken. Here and across the country, school districts are dealing with rumors or threats being made against school campuses. Police officials reinforced the fact that our schools are safe. The well-being of our students is a community effort and it takes all of us to keep all of our students safe.
Supt's Corner: February 2018http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Supts-Corner/Pages/0218.aspxSupt's Corner: February 2018Innovations found in private and charter schools are also found in the public sector. Public education continues to be at the forefront of teaching and learning innovation. The difference? Scale. Public education systems are tasked with educating all children, not just the children who choose our school or who pay tuition or who are the recipients of a scholarship. Our mission is universal access to quality education.
Supt's Corner: January 2018http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Supts-Corner/Pages/0118.aspxSupt's Corner: January 2018It has been inspiring to see the successes that have come to fruition this year that were put into motion long before my arrival. As we look forward to 2018, there will be continued transformation taking place — from carrying out Hawai‘i’s plan for the federal Every Student Succeeds Act to advancing the goals of the Strategic Plan through our high-impact strategies.
Supt's Corner: November 2017http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Supts-Corner/Pages/1117.aspxSupt's Corner: November 2017I was thrilled to celebrate some of our teaching exemplars recently at the ceremony honoring this year’s cohort of Teachers of the Year, state and district — they are creative, energetic and master educators whose impacts are felt individually and broadly.
Supt's Corner: October 2017http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Supts-Corner/Pages/1017.aspxSupt's Corner: October 2017Late last month, the College Board reported that Hawai‘i’s public school students did exceptionally well on the Advanced Placement exams. Perfect timing, as seniors are getting their college applications together.
Supt's Corner: September 2017http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Supts-Corner/Pages/0917.aspxSupt's Corner: September 2017One of the strongest predictors of student success or failure is simply showing up — in other words, being present to learn. Students who miss 15 or more days in a school year struggle to catch up with their peers who make it to class, which over time results in a host of poor outcomes. This is a problem we can solve together.
Supt's Corner: August 2017http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Supts-Corner/Pages/0817.aspxSupt's Corner: August 2017As I begin my first year with you as Superintendent, I am excited to collaborate to further develop schools and programs that put students at the center of what we do.
May 2018 Education Updatehttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/EducationUpdate/Pages/0518.aspxMay 2018 Education UpdateMonthly print newsletter featuring the top stories from across Hawaii's public schools, distributed to schools and the Board of Education. In this edition: Principals Linell Dilwith and Corinne Yogi earn prestigious awards, data from CCRI and NAEP reports show strong progress for student readiness and learning, profile of Maui High's college and career readiness growth, more stories.
Supt's Cornerhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Supts-CornerSupt's CornerColumns from the Education Update newsletter and other communications from Supt. Christina Kishimoto. Follow her on Twitter — @HIDOE808_DrK.
Mahalo to school, program leaders for hard work, resultshttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/SuccessStories/Awards/Pages/2018-RRP.aspxMahalo to school, program leaders for hard work, resultsThe Hawaii DOE's Rewards and Recognition Program acknowledges the contribution of its educational officers based on their performance evaluations and other pertinent data and information. Congratulations to these honorees for School Year 2016-17!
Students showcase knowledge of 'Conflict and Compromise' at Hawai'i History Day http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/SuccessStories/Students/Pages/NHD18.aspxStudents showcase knowledge of 'Conflict and Compromise' at Hawai'i History Day More than 300 students from public and private schools across the state participated in Hawai‘i History Day’s State Fair on Saturday, April 14. The fair showcased 214 projects in five categories: essay, display, website, documentary, and performance. Top finishers will compete with peers across the nation as well as China, Korea and Southeast Asia at the National History Day Contest, June 10-14 at the University of Maryland at College Park.
College, career readiness strengthens at Maui Highhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/SuccessStories/Schools/Pages/Maui-High-2018-CCRI.aspxCollege, career readiness strengthens at Maui HighA strong commitment to Career and Technical Education and a robust partnership with UH-Maui College is expanding student horizons at Maui High School. More students are earning honors diplomas, finishing a CTE Program of Study, and enrolling in college courses while in high school. More Sabers are going to and staying in college than ever before. “Kids are taking ownership for their education,” said Principal Jamie Yap.

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