Ahuimanu Elementary Welcomes You!





Time to order 2017-2018 Yearbook. Go to Lifetouch to
order online.
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Welcome back students! Hope you had a wonderful winter break. 

First grade students participating in the Hour of Code



Invention Convention 2017


Do you have time, skills, talents that you would like to share? Come and be a volunteer
at our school!



We are starting to look for speakers for Career Day. If you are available and would
like to share your career with us, please contact Mrs. Miyasato.



The Ahuimanu Chorus sang a couple of songs at our Volunteer Appreciation Tea
on Wed., 5/17. The chorus is led by Mrs. South.

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May 12, 2017 was a beautiful day. We had an amazing May Day program!
Thank you to all our wonderful students, staff and volunteers who helped to make this day such a
memorable day!!

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We would like to send out a Big MAHALO to all the presenters
who shared their careers with us on our Career Day:
Glenn Lininger (Navy - Exp. Ord. Officer), Carlos Garcia (Young Brothers), Lee Goff (Entomologist), Christy Coswer (Highway Safety), Lee Vierra & Shayne Enright (EMS), Rosie Alegado (Scientist/Professor), Peter Stone (Attorney), Evan Bisho (C/C Recycling), George Heaton (Financial Advisor), Kacie Aurio (Clothing Line), Chelsea Hardin (Model/Motivational Speaker/Coach), Jeff Walters, Rhea Berg, Brittany Arvitu (NOAA), Officer Craig & Officer Minton (Police), Danielle Thomas (NSA) and the Sheriffs K-9 Unit (Greg, Frank & Rolin)

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Grade 2 Chinese New Year Celebration




Our Ohana is now recognized as a 501 (c)(3). That means any donations parents make to the Ohana are tax deductible! The Ohana is also
listed on AmazonSmile! All you do is shop at Amazon through the smile.amazon.com website, select "Ahuimanu Ohana Incorporated" as the supporting organization and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the Ohana for us to use at the school! So, if youʻre planning on shopping on Amazon, donʻt forget to Smile before you check out!
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Each student and his/her parent/guardian must review the linked Technology
Responsible Use Guidelines below and sign the Agreement Form. 
Please click below to see the TRUG form.
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News
We now have TumbleBooks! Log onto 
Your child should know our username & password. If they don't, please come and visit the Library, Computer Lab, or call the office and we'll give you the information. TumbleBooks is a wonderful site to read online books, take a quiz and do book reports!

We are excited about launching The HIDOE Digital Library at Ahuimanu. Students now have access to a collection of ebooks! To access the Digital Library go to:

Click on the Get Schooled link to see how absences can impact your childʻs learning and likelihood of graduating. Did you know that missing school days can lower math and reading scores? 


All volunteers will need to go through a volunteer training with the PCNC. Please contact our PCNC for more information.

Students in grades 2-6 should be completing at least 2 KidBiz/TeenBiz articles a week. The goal is to have 40 activities completed by December. Please encourage your child(ren) to read KidBiz/TeenBiz articles with 75% accuracy. Log into https://www.kidbiz3000.com. To learn more about lexiles, go to http://www.lexile.com/

Students in grades K-6 should be practicing math skills daily using our online subscription to IXL.com. Students can choose from a wide range of math skills to practice. Please help your child(ren) log into IXL to build math skills. As students progress, they achieve rewards. Go to https://www.ixl.com/signin/castlekahuku

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
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"Annual Notification of Privacy Rights"
Know your privacy rights as they apply to:
1) students record information
2) directory information
3) surveys and other collection
4) military recruitment information.
For more information on your privacy rights, the laws that protect them, and how to exercise your rights, contact your school administrator or visit http://ferpa.k12.hi.us.

Tardy/Absent Policy
Attending school daily and on-time provides the students the opportunity to experience academic success. Absences will be excused due to an illness, family court hearings, and medical reasons with a verifiable note provided by the doctor. All other reasons will be considered unexcused. When a student has reached 5 absences/tardies, a letter will be sent home. If your child continues to have excessive absences/tardies, the school counselor will follow up with supports to ensure regular school attendance.


School Meal Prices

Breakfast (7:20am-7:40am)
Regular Student Price -             $1.00
Reduced Student Price -           $0.30
Adult & Student Second Price - $2.20

Lunch
Regular Student Price -             $2.25
Reduced Student Price -           $0.30
Adult & Student Second Price - $5.00
Extra Milk -                                $0.50


Instructional Time
Daily instruction begins promptly at 7:50am. Students should be in the classroom by 7:45am when the warning bell rings. If you find it necessary to bring articles of clothing, lunches, etc. to school during the day, please leave them in the office. Our office will make the delivery to the classroom during a time when it will be least disruptive to the instruction.

School Hours
School begins at 7:45am and end at 2:00pm on Mon., Tues., Thurs., and Fri. On Wednesdays, school ends at 12:35pm. JPOs begin duty at 7:30am. We have no supervision on campus before or after school. Unless your child is coming to eat breakfast, please do not drop off your child(ren) before the JPOs come on duty.

A+ Program
Before school care hours are from 6:00am-7:20am. A+ After School Care begins when school is dismissed until 5:30pm. The A+ fee is $85 a month per child. For more information, visit http://doe.k12.hi.us/programs/aplus.htm or call our school office at 239-3125.






Calendar and Events
Jan. 8 - Students return to school
Jan. 11 - SCC mtg in Library at 2:30pm; Ohana mtg in                         Library at 6pm
Jan. 12 - PC Day for teachers / No School for Students
Jan. 15 - Martin L. King Day/ /  No School 
Jan. 26 - Spring Garden Party
Jan. 29 - 100th Day of School
Jan. 31 - Purple & Gold Assembly - Resourcefulness
Feb. 5-9 - Valengram sales/Book Fair
Feb. 8 - SCC mtg in Library at 2:30pm; Ohana mtg in                         Library at 6pm
Feb. 12 - Teacher Institute Day / No School for Students
Feb. 16 - Grade 2 Lion Dance
Feb. 19 - Presidents' Day / No School
Feb. 21 - Career Day
Feb. 26-Mar. 1 - Hats Off to Reading
Feb. 28 - Purple & Gold Assembly
Mar. 1 - Dr. Seuss Day
Mar. 2 - PC Day / No School for Students
Mar. 5 - Spring Picture Day
Mar. 8 - SCC mtg in Library at 2:30pm; Ohana mtg in                         Library at 6pm
Mar. 10 -  5 R's Festival of Fun at Windward Mall
Mar. 12 - Gr. 4 Field Trip to the Imaginarium
Mar. 16 - Ohana Movie Night
Mar. 19-23 - Spring Break
Mar. 26 - Prince Kuhio Day/ No School
Mar. 27 - Students Return to School
Mar. 28 - Purple & Gold Assembly - Relationships
Mar. 28-29 - Book Swap
Mar. 30 - Good Friday
Apr. 6 - Garden Harvest Party
Apr. 3 - SBA Testing Begins for Students in Gr. 3-6
Apr. 12 - SCC mtg in Library at 2:30pm; Ohana mtg in                         Library at 6pm
Apr. 18 - WOG-About
Apr. 20 - Earth Day
Apr. 24-27 - AIMSWeb Testing for Gr. K-6
May 2 - Teacher Appreciation Day
May 9 - School Ends at 2pm
May 10 - SCC mtg in Library at 2:30pm; Ohana mtg in                         Library at 6pm
May 11 - May Day Program; School Ends at 12:35
May 14-17 - Gr. 4 South American Presentations
May 17-18 - Gr. 3 Europe Presentations
May 18 - Gr. 1 Tea Party (Gr. 1 Moms are invited)
May 25 - End of Year Garden Party; 6th Grade Pool Party
May 28 - Memorial Day / No School
May 29 - Gr. 4-6 Dance
May 30 - Gr. 6 Graduation; School Ends at 2pm
May 31 - Last Day of the School Year; School Ends at                         12:35; Awards Assembly
Jun. 1 - Teachers Last Work Day
June 1-Aug. 7 - Summer Break