January 20, 2018

UPDATES – WEEK OF JULY 25th

WELCOME BACK TO A NEW SCHOOL YEAR! Looking forward in working with everyone toward preparing ALL students for college, career, and citizenship! GOAL 1:   STUDENT SUCCESS: Students’ Progress Data:   Attached reflects our students’ school-wide progress data from school years 2010 – 16.  Data shows steady progress reflective of everyone’s good work.  More discussions along with other school-wide data will be covered at Thursday’s opening meeting (See attached file: KHS Data Indicator 2015-16.xlsx) GOAL 2:   STAFF SUCCESS: SY 2016-17 Opening Faculty Meeting: Our first faculty meeting will be held on Thursday, July 28th at 8:00 a.m. in the chorus…

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UPDATES – WEEK OF MAY 23rd

GOAL 1:   STUDENT SUCCESS: Congratulations Class of 2016: This past Friday’s graduation ceremony marked another milestone as the Class of 2016, all 277 strong, celebrated their amazing high school journey.   These young men and women have gained more knowledge, maturity, and balance in their lives as they move on college, careers, and whatever dreams they aspire to achieve.  Confident that they will make us proud as they fulfill their goals for the future.  MAHALO for a job well done! Special thanks also to the teachers/staff who helped at the graduation practice and getting the students ready for the…

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UPDATES – WEEK OF MAY 16th

GOAL 1:   STUDENT SUCCESS: End as the Beginning: These final two weeks of school reminds me of a “circle“…..where there are no instructional days that we can label as unimportant or to be wasted.  These last few days have just as much importance as when we opened our 4 X 4 semesters in July and January.  The achievements of this 2nd semester can quickly dissipate in the final days if those days are devoted to idleness.   Your good work and carefully constructed/developed plans can break-a-part if that same effort is not invested over these last few days. Keep…

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UPDATES – WEEK OF MAY 9th

GOAL 1:   STUDENT SUCCESS: Senior Projects: As seniors share their presentations this week, continue your planning in collectively strengthening our interdisciplinary supports across all content areas.   Student Support Documentation: With about 9  instructional days remaining for seniors and 14 instructional days for the rest of the students, strongly recommend that those few students who are very much in danger of not passing, be thoroughly discussed and documented within your student support meetings.   RFAs, student data charts and any other documentation must be part of the support conversations during these last few weeks of school.    Also be…

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UPDATES – WEEK OF MAY 2nd

Mahalo as week of May 2nd marks Teacher Appreciation!  The signature of a successful organization is grounded in the quality of it’s people and we are blessed with awesome teachers and support staff!   A small thank you is planned for early Monday morning in the office area. Congratulations to Col Levoit, Sgt. Major Verasammy and cadets as our JROTC held their Warrior Battalion Annual Celebration/Awards banquet this past Saturday night.  Truly inspiring to see the great turnout of parents and organizations to help recognize our students’ accomplishments! GOAL 1:   STUDENT SUCCESS: Senior Project Alignment: Great to see the…

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UPDATES – WEEK OF APRIL 25th

Thank you to our Administrative Professionals for their awesome work!   Their dedicated efforts are truly appreciated and we thank them for making our school such a special place.   As a small thanks, they will be treated to a special luncheon on  Monday, April 25th in the library. GOAL 1:   STUDENT SUCCESS: Dual Credit – Jump Start Presentations: Our first group of  Jump Start students will be sharing their experiences with grade 10 English classes on Friday, April 29th periods 1 – 4.   Kudos to Counselor Robyn Keawe and English teachers Dave Mireles & Pam Rozsa for…

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