November 2018 Inspire

20-Nov-2018

Inspirational stories from Hawai'i's public schools. In this edition: Mathieu Williams is named the 2019 Hawaii State Teacher of the Year, students report fewer incidents of bullying in statewide survey, significant year-over-year gains are seen in the Advanced Placement exam, more stories.

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NOVEMBER 2018

2019 Hawaii State Teacher of the Year Mathieu Williams
2019 State Teacher of the Year: Mathieu Williams
The Kealakehe Intermediate teacher was selected from among seven other District Teachers of the Year and received the state's top teaching award from Gov. Ige and Supt. Kishimoto during a ceremony at Washington Place. He was lauded for his collaborative work to improve education. STORY  

HOW TEACHERS COLLABORATE TO BOOST STUDENT SUCCESS
Take a peek into Hickam Elementary's Learning Team Time, with Curriculum Coach Keith Hamana, where educators ensure all students are getting what they need to become joyful, lifelong learners on a continuous path of growth. STORY  

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A PRINCIPAL
Being a principal is tough, yet it is one of the most rewarding jobs, one where we can see the results that lead to impacts on young people’s futures. Three principals share what a typical school day looks like for them. STORY  

WORDS OF ADVICE FROM SEASONED EDUCATORS
Seek growth, be patient, keep learning, take care of yourself, ask for help, love your students. Our educators have words of advice for our newest teachers as we head toward the end of the first semester. STORY  

STUDENTS REPORT FEWER INCIDENTS OF BULLYING
More than 16,300 public middle and high school students participated in the Hawaii School Health Survey, a joint project of the Hawaii State Department of Education, Hawaii Department of Health and the University of Hawaii. STORY  

MORE YEAR-OVER-YEAR GAINS IN ADVANCE PLACEMENT EXAMS
Hawaii's public schools saw across-the-board gains in the number of exam takers (up 5.7 points), exams taken (up 5.6 points) and scores of 3 or higher (up 8.8 points) for students tested in 2017, according to the College Board. STORY  

SCHOOLS OFFER LOCAL OKINAWAN SWEET POTATO PIE
Hawai'i public schools are celebrating Thanksgiving with this locally grown food as part of November's 'Aina Pono: Harvest of the Month program. Bake this delicious dessert at home for your family and friends this holiday season. STORY  

STUDENT CAREER EXPO OPENS 1,200 FRESHMEN TO CAREERS
The inaugural Campbell-Kapolei expo consisted of three sessions for groups of students to interact with business representatives, ask detailed questions about career paths and options, and complete activities in an expo workbook. STORY  

17TH YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP WITH MILITARY CELEBRATED
The Joint Venture Education Forum (JVEF), a cooperative partnership between Hawaii’s military community, the Hawaii DOE and other community organizations, highlighted success stories of Hawaii’s military students and their families. STORY  

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