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February 2021 Ho‘oha‘aheohttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/February-2021-Hoohaaheo.aspxFebruary 2021 Ho‘oha‘aheoOur monthly online publication to highlight bright spots from across the public school system. In honor of February being Mahina ‘Ōlelo Hawaiʻi, this issue is dedicated to celebrating the Hawaiian language.string;#19-Feb-20212021-02-19T10:00:00.0000000Z
HIDOE expanding availability of student report cards in ‘ōlelo Hawai‘ihttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/HIDOE-expanding-availability-of-student-report-cards-in-‘ōlelo-Hawai‘i.aspxHIDOE expanding availability of student report cards in ‘ōlelo Hawai‘iAmong the continued efforts of Hawaiian education, the Department recognized the need for student report cards to reflect its commitment to a dual-language system. Having report cards in Hawaiian helps foster strong engagement in the Kaiapuni program.string;#17-Feb-20212021-02-17T10:00:00.0000000Z
#PublicSchoolProudhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/Feb-2021-Public-School-Proud.aspx#PublicSchoolProudKula Kaiapuni ʻo Lahainaluna students share their pride as Hawaiian Language Immersion Program learners.string;#17-Feb-20212021-02-17T10:00:00.0000000Z
The Funambulist Education Modelhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/Funambulist-Education-Model.aspxThe Funambulist Education ModelWe, as educators in 2021, are funambulists or tight-rope walkers, trying to balance numerous responsibilities and roles. We are educators, but also counselors, administrators, mentors, peers, parents and individuals.string;#17-Feb-20212021-02-17T10:00:00.0000000Z
Kūkulu ʻOhanahttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/Kulukulu-Ohana.aspxKūkulu ʻOhanaWe are a family that speaks Hawaiian. Those are the words you see on the cafeteria wall as you drive down the hill onto the Kula Kaiapuni' O Ānuenue campus in beautiful Pālolo valley. string;#17-Feb-20212021-02-17T10:00:00.0000000Z
January 2021 Hoʻohaʻaheohttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/January-2021-Hoohaaheo.aspxJanuary 2021 HoʻohaʻaheoOur monthly online publication to highlight bright spots from across the public school system. This month's issue features the Hawaiʻi State Teacher Fellows' New Year's resolutions, and we asked Hōnaunau Elementary students what makes them #PublicSchoolProud.string;#22-Jan-20212021-01-22T10:00:00.0000000Z
'Blue Ribbon' schools credit social-emotional programs, dedicated staff for nationally recognized gainshttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/NOV-2020-main-story.aspx'Blue Ribbon' schools credit social-emotional programs, dedicated staff for nationally recognized gainsErnest Bowen de Silva, Liholiho and Waikiki Elementary schools were recognized as 2020 National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education.string;#30-Nov-20202020-11-30T10:00:00.0000000Z
Processing the pandemic through poetryhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/NOV-2020-Teacher-Student-Voice.aspxProcessing the pandemic through poetryPoetry offered one teacher's students a healthy and accessible way to process change. string;#30-Nov-20202020-11-30T10:00:00.0000000Z
November & December 2020 Ho‘oha‘aheohttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/November-2020-Hoohaaheo.aspxNovember & December 2020 Ho‘oha‘aheoOur monthly online publication to highlight bright spots from across the public school system. This month's issue features our National Blue Ribbon Schools and what makes them #PublicSchoolProud.string;#30-Nov-20202020-11-30T10:00:00.0000000Z
October 2020 Ho‘oha‘aheohttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/October-2020-Hoohaaheo.aspxOctober 2020 Ho‘oha‘aheoOur monthly online publication to highlight bright spots from across the public school system. This month's issue is a special Teacher of the Year Edition featuring the 2021 Complex Area Teachers of the Year and what makes them #PublicSchoolProud.string;#13-Oct-20202020-10-13T10:00:00.0000000Z
Teachers: In the past three months, we have seen it allhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/OCT-2020-main-story.aspxTeachers: In the past three months, we have seen it allBy Cecilia “CC” Chung, Honouliuli Middle School educator and HIDOE's 2020 Hawai‘i State Teacher of the Year. CC reflects and shares some inspiration for the incoming 2021 Teacher of the Year finalists.string;#13-Oct-20202020-10-13T10:00:00.0000000Z
Hey, Alexa, What’s Distance Learning?https://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/August-2020-Hey-Alexa,-What’s-Distance-Learning.aspxHey, Alexa, What’s Distance Learning?By Ashley Mika Ho. Hawai‘i Distance Learning Forum has become a platform for teachers to connect and share distance learning resources and strategies.string;#31-Aug-20202020-08-31T10:00:00.0000000Z
Teacher Voice: Fourth quarter at ‘Ewa Beach Elementary and meeting the needs of studentshttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/August-2020-Teacher-Voice.aspxTeacher Voice: Fourth quarter at ‘Ewa Beach Elementary and meeting the needs of studentsFourth quarter in particular would reveal how we, as educational professionals, rise in the time of crisis. We recognized our challenges, leveraged our strengths and continued to put students' academic learning and well-being top priority. string;#31-Aug-20202020-08-31T10:00:00.0000000Z
July 2019 Ho‘oha‘aheohttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/0719.aspxJuly 2019 Ho‘oha‘aheoWe strive to tell the stories that grow community support and involvement by celebrating successes around the exciting work being done in schools across the state as we deliver on the power and promise of public education. Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year, an overview of the 2030 Promise Plan, and more stories. string;#12-Jul-20192019-07-12T10:00:00.0000000Z
August 2019 Ho‘oha‘aheohttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/0819.aspxAugust 2019 Ho‘oha‘aheoMonthly print and digital newsletter. Each issue features new stories from across our public school system and conversations from HIDOE alumni, staff and students about what makes them #PublicSchoolProud.string;#07-Aug-20192019-08-07T10:00:00.0000000Z
August/September 2020 Ho‘oha‘aheohttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/August-2020-Hoohaaheo.aspxAugust/September 2020 Ho‘oha‘aheoOur monthly online publication to highlight bright spots from across the public school system. This month's issue features a distance learning forum, the first days of school and more stories from students, educators and alumni about what makes them #PublicSchoolProudstring;#31-Aug-20202020-08-31T10:00:00.0000000Z
Student Voice: How the pandemic changed my lifehttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/July-2020-Student-Voice.aspxStudent Voice: How the pandemic changed my lifeWith the abrupt, perilous nature of this outbreak, I have learned to never take anything for granted and to be selfless in the wake of mass selfishness.string;#01-Jul-20202020-07-01T10:00:00.0000000Z
Amplifying student voice the Farrington way: One teacher’s journey to raise the profile of special education studentshttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/July-2020-Amplifying-Student-Voice-the-Farrington-Way.aspxAmplifying student voice the Farrington way: One teacher’s journey to raise the profile of special education studentsWith the help of a supportive principal and grant funding, Farrington math teacher Sean Witwer used out-of-the-box thinking to help his students earn their place on the honors list — and more are in the pipeline.string;#01-Jul-20202020-07-01T10:00:00.0000000Z
Student Voice: The world needs more problem-solvers. How will our public schools deliver?https://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/August-2020-Student-Voice.aspxStudent Voice: The world needs more problem-solvers. How will our public schools deliver?When I found out that my traditional graduation ceremony was canceled, I felt a lot of emotions: confusion, anger, and sadness, to name a few. I spent a lot of my days during the spring wallowing in self-pity, wondering why this all had to happen during the peak of my high school life.string;#31-Aug-20202020-08-31T10:00:00.0000000Z
July 2020 Ho‘oha‘aheohttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/July-2020.aspxJuly 2020 Ho‘oha‘aheoOur monthly newsletter redesigned from a print product to an online publication that is mobile-friendly and highlights bright spots in an easy-to-consume format. This month's issue features summer enrichment programs, closing the gap and more stories from students, educators and alumni about what makes them #PublicSchoolProud.string;#01-Jul-20202020-07-01T10:00:00.0000000Z
March 2020 Ho‘oha‘aheohttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/0320.aspxMarch 2020 Ho‘oha‘aheoMonthly print and digital newsletter. This month's issue kicks-off our island series with stories from the island of Hawai‘i. Students launch a vaping campaign, a teacher provides advice on supporting middle-level students, and more stories from Hawai‘i island students, educators and alumni about what makes them #PublicSchoolProud.string;#13-Mar-20202020-03-13T10:00:00.0000000Z
Summer learning engages thousands of studentshttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/July-2020-Summer-learning-engages-thousands-of-students.aspxSummer learning engages thousands of studentsIn all, more than 15,000 students statewide are participating in summer learning opportunities as schools, educators and Department leaders continue to adapt and innovate new ways of teaching and learning amid the COVID pandemic.string;#01-Jul-20202020-07-01T10:00:00.0000000Z
Q&A with Honouliuli Middle leadership teamhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/QandA-with-Honouliuli-Middle-leadership-team.aspxQ&A with Honouliuli Middle leadership teamAn interview by Roosevelt High School graduate, Emiko Tajima, with East Kapolei's most recent school leadership at Honouliuli Middle school.string;#31-Aug-20202020-08-31T10:00:00.0000000Z
January 2020 Ho‘oha‘aheohttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/0120.aspxJanuary 2020 Ho‘oha‘aheoMonthly print and digital newsletter. This month's edition features stories focused on legislative topics and civic engagement as Hawai‘i's 2020 legislative session kicks off Jan. 15.string;#13-Jan-20202020-01-13T10:00:00.0000000Z
November/December 2019 Ho‘oha‘aheohttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/1119.aspxNovember/December 2019 Ho‘oha‘aheoMonthly print and digital newsletter. Strive HI: Schools credit project-based learning, student-centered cultures for academic gains, Grow Our Own teacher Jacie Miyashiro, art opportunities and more stories from HIDOE alumni, staff and students about what makes them #PublicSchoolProud.string;#27-Nov-20192019-11-27T10:00:00.0000000Z
October 2019 Ho‘oha‘aheohttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/1019.aspxOctober 2019 Ho‘oha‘aheoMonthly print and digital newsletter. This month's issue is a special Teacher of the Year Edition featuring the 2020 Complex Area Teachers of the Year and what makes them #PublicSchoolProud.string;#25-Oct-20192019-10-25T10:00:00.0000000Z
September 2019 Ho‘oha‘aheohttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/0919.aspxSeptember 2019 Ho‘oha‘aheoMonthly print and digital newsletter. Waiakea Complex Area student collaboration, schools directed AC, and stories from HIDOE alumni, staff and students about what makes them #PublicSchoolProud.string;#13-Sep-20192019-09-13T10:00:00.0000000Z
February 2020 Ho‘oha‘aheohttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/0220.aspxFebruary 2020 Ho‘oha‘aheoMonthly print and digital newsletter. This month's issue is dedicated to highlighting special education stories and the work of HIDOE’s Office of Student Support Services.string;#13-Feb-20202020-02-13T10:00:00.0000000Z
Teacher Voice: A voice for the voicelesshttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/VisionForSuccess/Newsletters/Hoohaaheo/Pages/teachervoiceFeb2020.aspxTeacher Voice: A voice for the voicelessRoosevelt High special education teacher Derek Govin strives to help his students develop authentic voice.string;#13-Feb-20202020-02-13T10:00:00.0000000Z

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