January 20, 2018

UPDATES – WEEK OF FEBRUARY 13th

GOAL 1:   STUDENT SUCCESS: Kapaa High’s Hui/Academy Framework: As our Hui/Academy pathways evolve, attached reflects the latest framework showing our two new pathway program additions based on students’ interests.   Education within the Public Human Service Pathway and Natural Resources Production per the Natural Resources Pathway.   The updated framework is being shared with our community partners, visiting school teams, and within the various grant applications. (See attached file: 2016-17KHS SLC FRAMEWORK.doc) Hui & Academy Students’ Progress: Attached reflects our students overall progress for Semester I.  Overall students continue to demonstrate progress and kudos to everyone for your good work.  Mahalo…

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UPDATES – WEEK OF FEB. 6th

Congratulations to our “Girls Soccer” team for an outstanding KIF season and awesome performance in the Division II state championships.  We are very proud of your accomplishments especially in how you played as a team full of determination.   GOAL 1:   STUDENT SUCCESS: Incoming Grade 9 Parent Meeting: Parent meeting for incoming grade 9 students for SY 2017-18 will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 7th starting at 6:00 p.m. in the library.  Media were provided the attached information. (See attached file: KHS press release registration Incoming 9th SY2017-18 Feb 7.doc) Tutoring Logs: Thank you to those teachers who are…

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UPDATES – WEEK OF JANUARY 30th

GOAL 1:   STUDENT SUCCESS: Incoming Grade 9 Parent Meeting: A parent meeting for incoming grade 9 students for SY 2017-18 will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 7th @6:00 p.m. in the library.  Attached information was shared with our local media. KHS press release registration Incoming 9th SY2017-18 Feb 7.doc Hawaii DOE Strategic Plan for SY 2017 – 20: Attached is the approved Strategic Plan for Hawaii Department of Education that states our collective focus for the next 3 academic years.  For the past year, many community meetings were held across Hawaii and this plan reflects input from our community…

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UPDATES – WEEK OF JANUARY 23rd

GOAL 1:   STUDENT SUCCESS: Student Data: Our school-wide student data ( lexile levels, learning styles, assessment scores, etc.) is available for all teachers to view per their K-mail.  The importance of using data whenever discussing/making decisions about students is critical and the right thing to do.   Thanks to VP Tommy Cox and SSC Doris Morioka-Fulks for organizing the data and maintaining this common reference.   GOAL 2:   STAFF SUCCESS: Curriculum Maps: Great to see that a good percentage of teachers have loaded their curriculum maps unto our K-mail site.   Encouraging everyone to continue refining your curriculum…

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UPDATES – WEEK OF JANUARY 16th

GOAL 1:   STUDENT SUCCESS: Student Data: As shared at our last EES meeting,  our school-wide student data ( lexile levels, learning styles, assessment scores, etc.) file will be available for all teachers to view for planning purposes, instruction, and student support meetings.   Remember that these numbers are just numbers until used within our daily work for student learning. GOAL 2:   STAFF SUCCESS: EES Session – Meeting in Content Teams: On Wednesday, Jan. 18th, all teachers will be meeting in your content area teams to review and begin uploading your curriculum maps to a K-mail site.  As many…

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UPDATES -WEEK OF JAN. 9TH

Happy 2017!  Wishing everyone the very best and thank you for being a member of our wonderful ohana.   Let’s remain steadfast in providing excellence and equity in every classroom.        GOAL 1:   STUDENT SUCCESS: Dual Credits – Early College Courses: As dual enrollment continues to increase statewide, UH Community Colleges & DOE high schools are actively planning for more Early College courses offerings.  Beginning SY 2017-18, project that Kapa’a HIgh’s students will have more opportunities to take dual credit Early College courses covering nearly all content areas and/or pathways.  Kauai Community College, Assistant Chancellor Jim Dire…

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