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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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Annual forum celebrates military-school relationships

Annual forum celebrates military-school relationships

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Legislators, senior military officials, educators, community leaders and other distinguished guests eagerly found their seats inside the auditorium at The Salvation Army-Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center, here, Aug. 28.

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Garrison, HIDOE continue dialogue on schools

Garrison, HIDOE continue dialogue on schools

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii leadership met with members of the Hawaii State Department of Education for the second time in one week during a luncheon at the Nehelani, here, Sept. 3.

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The Meat and Potatoes of Life: Missing toothbrush triggers mom’s tears

The Meat and Potatoes of Life: Missing toothbrush triggers mom’s tears

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

I’d heard the stories: “I cried for an hour in the bathtub.” “I couldn’t get out of bed for a week.” “I was a snotty, puffy-eyed mess.” “I didn’t think I’d make it to Thanksgiving.”

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JVEF celebrates military-school partnership

JVEF celebrates military-school partnership

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Joint Venture Education Forum (JVEF) will hold its 13th annual meeting celebration 9-11 a.m., Aug. 28, at The Salvation Army-Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center, with registration, displays, refreshments and entertainment from 8-9 a.m.

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First Day of School

First Day of School

| August 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The first day of the school year for many Hawaii public schools begins today. U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii’s Directorate of Emergency Services offers reminders that during the school year extra safety precaution is recommended to protect keiki in and around school areas.

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Guidelines given for free and reduced-price school meals

Guidelines given for free and reduced-price school meals

| July 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Hawaii State Department of Education (DOE) is announcing its policy for free and reduced-price meals for children unable to pay the full price of meals served under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs.

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