April 2019 Strive HI

22-Apr-2019

News and success stories from across Hawai‘i's public school system. In this edition: More students graduate with honors, Farrington students build a legacy project, More roof repairs with a new contracting method, more stories.


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APRIL 2019

MORE STUDENTS GRADUATE WITH HONORS
The recently published College and Careers Readiness Indicators Report released by Hawai'i P-20 Partnerships for Education shows a steady increase in the number of students who earned the DOE's Honors Recognition Certificate. LEARN MORE  


FARRINGTON STUDENTS TAKE ON WORLD SURF LEAGUE PROJECT
Farrington High School's Engineering Academy students are building a mobile merchandise trailer for the World Surf League. “This is our legacy. No other school can say they did something like this.” LEARN MORE  


ALA WAI ELEMENTARY TEACHER SELECTED AS NATIONAL FINALIST
Lori Kwee, a fourth grade teacher at Ala Wai Elementary School, was named a national 2018-2019 LifeChanger of the Year Grand Prize Finalist during an assembly held in her school's cafeteria. LEARN MORE  


ACADEMY PATHWAYS AT WAIKELE ELEMENTARY
Waikele Elementary School's alignment to Hawaii’s Career and Technical Education provides students with college and career learning experiences through elective courses typically reserved for intermediate school level students. WATCH  


MILILANI MIDDLE BREAKS GROUND ON NEW CLASSROOM BUILDING
Mililani Middle's New Classroom Building project was launched to construct a new three-story structure that will house 15 classrooms to serve the school's nearly 1,900 students. This will allow the school to replace its current multi-track calendar. LEARN MORE  


NEW CONTRACTING METHOD ALLOWS QUICKER ROOF REPAIRS
The Department successfully completed several roofing projects in recent weeks using a method known as Job Order Contracting (JOC), a key part of HIDOE’s Future Schools Now initiative. LEARN MORE  


APPLIED LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES AT NIU VALLEY MIDDLE
Niu Valley Middle School Music Teacher Zachary Morita utilizes community partners to strengthen applied learning opportunities. Students have been working with Taiko Center of the Pacific to build real-world skills. WATCH  


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