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May 2016 Strive HI

16-May-2016

In this edition: Free meals program expands to 30 schools statewide, annual audit reveals HIDOE is keeping track of its financial records, educator resource bank aligned to the World Conservation Congress launches, Principals Naguwa and Anguay honored, plus a call-out to the community to participate in the Strategic Plan review.

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MAY 2016

FREE MEAL PROGRAM EXPANDING TO 30 SCHOOLS TOTAL
HIDOE will expand the USDA Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) free meal program from seven public schools to 30 across the state; all students in these schools will receive free breakfast and lunch. STORY  


AUDIT: HIDOE REMAINS ON TRACK WITH FINANCIAL RECORDS
The Annual Financial Audit for FY 2015 shows HIDOE continues to be fiscally responsible in its oversight of its funds. During the past few years, HIDOE has increased its internal audits to identify areas in need of improved controls. STORY  


WORLD CONSERVATION CONGRESS RESOURCES LAUNCHED
In anticipation of the International Union for Conservation of Nature's global convening in Hawaii in September, HIDOE has curated resources for teachers, students and schools to participate and contribute with projects aligned to its theme. STORY  


NAGUWA IS HAWAII'S 2016 NATIONAL DISTINGUISHED PRINCIPAL
The Hawaii Elementary and Middle Schools Administrators Assn. named Kapolei Middle Principal Bruce Naguwa as the state's National Distinguished Principal. He will be honored with his fellow state nominees in Washington, D.C. STORY  


WAIMEA HIGH PRINCIPAL AWARDED FOR LEADERSHIP, VISION
The Masayuki Tokioka Excellence in School Leadership Award from the Island Insurance Foundation, and $25,000, is given annually to a visionary, community-minded principal. The winner this year is Mahina Anguay. STORY  


KAPOLEI MIDDLE LIBRARIAN HONORED AT WHITE HOUSE
Kapolei Middle School librarian Carolyn Kirio was selected by The White House as a great educator and was recognized at a White House ceremony during Teacher Appreciation Week in early May. STORY  


KAISER HIGH TEACHER EARNS TEACHER OF PROMISE AWARD
Paul Balazs, who teaches Leadership, English Language Arts and Theory of Knowledge courses in grades 10 to 12, was honored with the prestigious Teacher of Promise Award from the National Milken Educators of Hawaii. STORY  


STRATEGIC PLAN REVIEW — YOUR INPUT NEEDED!
The DOE and BOE are embarking on a review and extension of the Strategic Plan for public school education in Hawaii. Learn more about the community outreach and how you can participate. Online survey available through May 31. LEARN MORE  


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