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DOE, military secure Federal Impact Aid funds

DOE, military secure Federal Impact Aid funds

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Hawaii State Department of Education (DOE) announced an increase in Federal Impact Aid funds it has received to support public schools and offset tax losses associated with military and federal installations, Oct. 7.

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15 public schools earn $230,000 for high achievement

15 public schools earn $230,000 for high achievement

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Hawaii State Department of Education (DOE) is awarding $230,000 to 15 elementary schools that demonstrated significant success or improvements in the 2013-14 school year.

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94th AAMDC rekindles education aspirations

94th AAMDC rekindles education aspirations

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Soldiers with Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, attended the 94th AAMDC Education Mentorship Luncheon, Sept. 23, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

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Exchange rewards students with ‘You Made the Grade’ program

Exchange rewards students with ‘You Made the Grade’ program

| October 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Military students can turn good grades into rewards with the Army and Air Force Exchange Service’s “You Made the Grade” program.

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Wheeler Middle School joins the ‘global community’

Wheeler Middle School joins the ‘global community’

| October 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Goodwill, international friendships, ohana — these words were consistently used during a recent visit to Wheeler Middle School by Saiga Masamitsu, mayor, Kawachi, Japan; Ono Shigeru, education director, Kawachi; and Masako Nashimoto Luttrell, president, Nashimoto & Associates.

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Signal Soldiers school supply drive helps needy students

Signal Soldiers school supply drive helps needy students

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

A rainbow of colorful backpacks, notebooks, crayons and other school supplies greeted the children as they filed past a table in the school library, picked their favorites and exchanged high-fives with the Soldiers.

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SES discusses Hispanic Heritage

SES discusses Hispanic Heritage

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Hispanic Americans make up just over 17 percent of the U.S. population, and that percentage is growing.

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Making the Grade: Absenteeism plummets 39 percent in public schools

Making the Grade: Absenteeism plummets 39 percent in public schools

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hawaii’s public elementary schools have made significant headway in reducing the number of students chronically absent, a strong predictor of academic success, according to the Hawaii State Department of Education 2013-14 Strive HI Performance System results.

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2014 Federal Survey Cards translate into $$$

2014 Federal Survey Cards translate into $$$

| September 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

All military families are highly encouraged to fill out the Federal Survey Cards, which students will take home from school in early September.
This card is an excellent means to support our public schools with funds to buy equipment and other school resources.

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Hale Kula librarian honored

Hale Kula librarian honored

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Scholastic and School Library Journal announced the School Librarian of the Year award, Sept. 3.

More than 90 applicants from around the country were nominated, and Hale Kula Elementary School’s library media specialist, Michelle Colte, was selected as the winner of this prestigious award.

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