December 2018 Strive HI

19-Dec-2018

News and success stories from across Hawai‘i's public school system. In this edition: Future Schools Now to modernize HIDOE's facilities management, Niu Valley Middle music teacher Zachary Morita wins $100,000 grant for a Music Olympic Invitational, Supt. Christina M. Kishimoto sends holiday greetings with the help of students from Hickam Elementary, more stories.

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DECEMBER 2018

FUTURE SCHOOLS NOW: MODERNIZED FACILITIES MANAGEMENT
The initiative involves streamlining how HIDOE contracts repairs to fast-track priority projects, increasing community access to project details via an online database, and implementing a data-driven analysis to plan for future needs. LEARN MORE  


NIU VALLEY MIDDLE MUSIC TEACHER WINS $100,000 GRANT
Zachary Morita's winning proposal will establish the Niu Valley Music Olympic Invitational for students to compete in classical music. It was funded by the nationwide Farmers Insurance Dream Big Teacher Challenge. LEARN MORE  


HIDOE RECEIVES $1 MILLION GRANT FOR STEM EDUCATION
The grant from the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Partnership will fund STEM education for K-8 students at eight military-impacted schools in the Campbell-Kapolei Complex Area over five years. LEARN MORE  


'NO KID HUNGRY' GRANT TO INCREASE BREAKFAST PARTICIPATION
The grant from the nonprofit No Kid Hungry campaign provides partial funding for a pilot program at Central Middle to develop new methods to promote breakfast that will be rolled out at other Hawaii public schools. LEARN MORE  


STEVENSON MIDDLE STUDENTS MAKE TOYS FOR TOTS
Nearly 50 seventh- and eighth-graders in Stevenson’s STEM and Video Art Computer Technology classes took a field trip to Shriners Children Hospitals-Honolulu to drop off their creations: infinity cubes, fidget spinners and puzzles. LEARN MORE  


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HAPPY HOLIDAYS!
As we enter the winter break, hear from students at Hickam Elementary about their holiday wishes for their families and community. They serve as a reminder of what the holidays are truly about. LEARN MORE  


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