Jan. 6 Inspire Enews

06-Jan-2014

Stories include our 2013 Year in the Life of ed reform at the DOE, student success stories from Molokai and Roosevelt, math gaming at August Ahrens, and welcoming a new principal to Kahuku High and Intermediate.

JAN. 6, 2014 2013 Year in Review With the close of a tremendous year in ed reform, we look back at the extraordinary progress in our efforts to transform Hawaii’s public school system. Download a copy of our 2013 Year in Review poster! STORY   MOLOKAI HIGH'S GONZALES USED TO BLAZING TRAILS Raised on the rural east side of Molokai, the 17-year-old of Hawaiian, Filipino, Puerto Rican and Cuban heritage has been where few teenagers have gone before. STORY   ROOSEVELT DUO CHOSEN FOR PRESTIGIOUS PROGRAM A pair of violinists with the Roosevelt High Roughrider Symphony Orchestra will represent the 50th State in early February at Carnegie Hall’s prestigious Honors Performance Series. STORY   MATH GAMING ENGAGES AUGUST AHRENS STUDENTS Gaming has become a fun and successful way to engage more and more kids in math. And while that sounds like delivering vegetables via dessert, gaming has been shown to sharpen the students’ academic and strategic skills. STORY   NEW KAHUKU H/I PRINCIPAL DEDICATED TO COMMUNITY Pauline Masaniai chose the Koolauloa community to permanently reside, raise her family, and equip students for bright futures and the best career opportunities. STORY   CONNECT WITH US:        HAWAII STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 1390 Miller St. Honolulu, HI 96813 | Phone: 808-586-3230 | Fax: 808-586-3234 | Email: doe_info@hawaiidoe.org

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