Our Student Council is sponsoring aThanksgiving Can Food Drive. Please bring in non-perishables items to homerooms by November 20th. The Hawaii Food Bank will pick up our donations and provide them to needy families on Oahu!!
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Turkey Trot 2018 is coming soon! Students will run along a course that winds around Kahala Community Park and will participate in field games and other activities. The festivities begin at 8:15am and end at 10. See you there! If you would like more volunteer or sponsorship information, please contact the school office.
On Wednesdays, teachers convene from 2:00 - 4:00 to learn about the latest in curriculum, instruction, and assessment strategies. Recently, our teachers took part in a professional development session to learn more about Next Generation Science Standards using the 5E Model. They constructed a SUPER INSECT using a lesson from our science curriculum, StemScopes.
Today, Kahala students, staff and The Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) joined a national movement for inclusive, nurturing learning for all. October 24, 2018, is Unity Day so everyone was encouraged to wear orange to show we care about safe, supportive schools, and communities. Let’s show solidarity during National Bullying Prevention Month. To support this positive movement, all students and staff received orange bracelets with the message Unite for KINDNESS, ACCEPTANCE, and ALOHA. In addition, students were encouraged to wear orange shirts today instead of their red Kahala shirts as we usually do on Wednesdays. Together we will show our unity for a safe, caring and supportive learning environment for all.
The Scholastic Book Fair will be held during the week of October 22-26 in the library. Use this link https://tinyurl.com/hkkmkwo to find out more about: the hours, shopping online and the Book Fair App. If you are interested in volunteering, stop by and see Mrs. Weisz in the library or email – email@example.com Look forward to seeing all of you at the Scholastic Book Fair.
This September, Foodland will match a portion of your donation to Kahala Elementary School when you use your Maika'i Card at Foodland, Foodland Farms, or Sack N Save. Check your child's Friday Folder for more information. Mahalo for your participation!
Next week Friday, September 7, will be our School Picture Taking Day. House of Photography will be here in the morning to capture our awesome smiles! Order forms go home this week in Friday Folders. All children will take a photo and receive an ID. SAY CHEESE!