June 2018 Strive HI

20-Jun-2018

News 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.

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JUNE 2018

CULTURE BREEDS ACADEMIC SUCCESS AT KING KAMEHAMEHA EL
With 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. LEARN MORE  


WAIPAHU VALEDICTORIAN CHOOSES TEACHING
Daniel 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. LEARN MORE  


PARTNERSHIP HELPS REAL-WORLD LEARNING FLOURISH
Farrington High Engineering Academy students are gaining hands-on learning experience thanks to a partnership with the World Surf League. Students spent the past school year designing plans for a WSL merchandise trailer. LEARN MORE  


HONOWAI EL SELECTED AS USDOE GREEN RIBBON SCHOOL
Honowai El was selected by the federal education department for its innovative efforts to reduce environmental impact and utility costs, improve health and wellness, and ensure effective sustainability education. LEARN MORE  


PALOLO EL DEDICATES CENTER FOR CREATIVE HEARTS
Funded by a $90,000 School Design Innovation Grant, the center repurposes an existing section of the campus to energize students with new tools and innovative resources. LEARN MORE  


LEILEHUA HIGH JROTC TO COMPETE IN NATIONAL BOWL
After advancing through two phases of online competition, the Leilehua High School Mighty Mules JROTC Leadership Team will compete at the National Leadership Bowl Championship in Washington, D.C. LEARN MORE  


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SCHOOL OUT FOR SUMMER, BUT ERUPTION VIGILANCE CONTINUES
Complex Area Superintendent Chad Farias, who is reponsible for schools in the Puna district, provides an update on the ongoing eruption at Kilauea and implications for the upcoming school year. LEARN MORE  


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