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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Summer Happenings

Aloha Mrs. Iwase, after 15 years as our school principal, we wish you well in your retirement.  Our vice principal for the last 2 years Mrs. Arikawa will take over as school principal.

Yearbooks have been paid for and never picked up.  The following people can pick up their yearbook at the school office during regular office hours.
Bronke Dumeny, Enrique Ortega, Brayden Myers, Inada Audrina, Richard Ten, Jason Ten
Willow Dillen, Sophia Howard,  Dalean Matthews,  Lucy Meyer, Jordan Herring, 
Amelie Altman, Ciara Dukes, Musashi Reyes, Kiara Burkhard-Vic, Jordyn Bankston 

School Bus Payment for next school year are accepted at the office during regular business hours.  The fees have not changed since last year.

June 22 & 23 .    Wahiawa Hongwanji Mission hosts it's annual Bon Dance. Food service begins at 5:30pm with festivities kicking off at 7pm. call 808-392-3253

June 23 .   Wahiawa Public Library hosts keiki crafts hour with arts and crafts activities at 10am. Call 808-622-6345

June 23 .    Music Health at Mililani Public Library from 1pm - 2pm. Learn about the impact music can have on well-being with HMSA health educator Steve McCall. Discover calorie free alternatives to snacking, laugh out loud, sing with vigor and move. Dress comfortably. Preregistration is required.  call 808-627-7470

Going Green events collect unlimited e-waste like computers, monitors, printers, scanners, and a limit of 1 TV per car.  With the help of cheerful volunteers, you can drive through the parking lot and recycle all kinds of batteries, used cooking oil, HI-5 beverage containers, used eye glasses and hearing aids, usable clothing, prom dresses, women’s business apparel and accessories, blankets and towels for pets, and canned goods for the Hawaii Food Bank.
   To prevent identity theft, free shredding by Shred It is offered at Leilehua High School’s Going Green event thanks to Rep. Lei Learmont for hosting the event.

DATE:                    Saturday, June 23, 2018
TIME:                     9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM
PLACE:                   Pearl Hawaii FCU
                                94-449 Ukee St, Waipio Gentry -across Costco/7-11

DATE:                 Saturday, June 30, 2018
TIME:                  9:00 AM –1:00 PM
PLACE:                Leilehua High School
                            1515 California Ave., Wahiawa
Recyclable Items Accepted:
1.   Computers, monitors, printers, scanners –no limit
2.   One TV per car
3.   HI-5 beverage containers
4.   Used household cooking oil
5.   All kinds of batteries
6.   Usable clothing for Big Brothers and Big Sisters
7.   Used eye glasses and hearing aids for Hawaii Lions –District 50
8.   Prom dresses, accessories for Bella Project
9.   Women’s business suits, accessories for Dress for Success
10. Canned goods for Hawaii Food Bank
11. Pet food, towels, blankets for Poi  Dogs and Popoki
12. Free towing of unwanted cars, call 291-6151

1.   Tires  2.  Paint  3.METAL  4.Motor oil  5. Cardboard  6.   Paper  7. Plastics   8.  Wood
9.   Bulky items   10. Hazardous fluids   11. Toners, ink cartridges

Thursday, May 24, 2018

5/25 - 5/31

Have you signed up for summer enrichment classes at the school ?  For $25.00 your child receives some english, some math and some crafts and enrichment by grade level from June 18 - July 6 from 8am - 11am. If you were considering it, then please turn in paperwork with payment in the front office ASAP. Classes cap at 15 and some grade levels are close to that.

Field Days are an opportunity for students to come to the field for almost 2 hours and play fun games and activities.  Tues, May 29 for 4th & 5th Grade from 10 – 11:45 & 2nd & 3rd from 12:15 – 2pm.  Wed. May 30  for 1st and Kindergarten from 11:15 – 1:00pm.  Mahalo to the parents that have donated money or water.  Those that signed up to bring ice or loan us canopy, please bring it to the field Tuesday morning. Parents that can help escort classes to the field should come 20 minutes before grade level time. 

Box Tops! Box Tops! Save those box tops! We are working on a whole new Box Top reward system for next year so make sure to clip and save this Summer so that your class can win some awesome prizes throughout the year. The class that comes back from the Summer will win themselves something special so call Grandma and Grandpa, Aunts and Uncles, neighbors and friends and ask them to help you save up! We hope you all have a fun filled and safe Summer break. We will see you this fall!

School Calendar

Fri. May 25               May Day Celebration and Performance at 8:45 on back field - all parents invited and encourage to bring a chair and possibly umbrella.  Celebration goes on - rain or shine

Mon. May 28            No School – Happy Memorial Day

Tues. May 29            Field Day for 4th & 5th Grade from 10 – 11:45 & 2nd & 3rd from 12:15 – 2pm

Wed. May 30                        Field Day for 1st and Kindergarten from 11:15 – 1:00pm

Thurs. May 31          5th Grade Graduation at 8:30am on covered play court – parents bring chairs
                                    Report cards distributed
                                    Last Day of School – Have a wonderful summer

Community Calendar

Friday, May 25 – Sun. July 1 50th State Fair every Friday, Saturday, Sunday. The only Monday open is May 28: Admission is free on Monday, May 28, for active-duty and retired military personnel and their dependents. 
Fridays, open from 6pm – midnight.  Summer officially kicks off for Hawai‘i’s keiki when the 50th State Fair arrives at Aloha Stadium. This year, the fair brings back Colton Farms Petting Zoo and the Amazing Anastasini Circus from Italy. For thrill-seekers, there’s “Zero Gravity,” a high-speed spinner that requires riders to stand against a wall, and “Black Out,” an 80-foot-tall pendulum that hoists riders into the air. Small kids might enjoy “Lolli Swings,” a candy-themed spinning ride with double-bucket seats for two passengers, and a tug boat ride called the “Rockin’ Tug.” Visit the fair on May 27 and May 28 from noon to 6 p.m. for discounted tickets on select rides. All ages.  Admission ranges from $3 to $5. Aloha Stadium, 99-500 Salt Lake Blvd., ‘Aiea
Mon. May 28 .    Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony at 10am at Schofield Barracks Post Cemetery.  U.S. Army Garrison-Hawai'i will honor veterans who died serving our country. 

Mon. May 28     Lantern Floating Ceremony

On Memorial Day, join more than 50,000 people at Ala Moana Beach Park to float lanterns in honor of loved ones who have died. The ceremony begins at 6:10 p.m. onstage with Japanese and Hawaiian rituals including taiko drumming, ringing of a bell, chants and blessings. After the opening ceremony, more than 7,000 lanterns are released into the ocean, casting an orange glow across the shoreline. (Volunteers later gather the lanterns, which are recycled for next year.) To float a lantern or write a message on one, visit the “lantern request tent” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Lanterns are free and are first-come, first-served. Free parking is available from 7 a.m. to midnight at the Hawaiʻi Convention Center. A free shuttle for people with disabilities operates between the center and beach park from 3 to 5:30 p.m., and after the ceremony through 9:30 p.m. This event does not have concessions, so bring your own food and drinks.   Ceremony begins at 6:10 p.m. but you should arrive much earlier to find a space.  Ala Moana Beach Park, Magic Island. 1201 Ala Moana Blvd.
Tues. May 29 .    Wahiawa Public Library presents a free screening of Star Wars: The Last Jedi (PG13) from 5pm - 7pm. Moviegoers are welcome to bring their own food and drinks into the meeting room. Parents and caregivers must accompany small children.
The American Red Cross has a Volunteer Dental Assistant Program going on right now.  In order to be considered one must have 18 months left on island.  The program is 8 months long and when finished you will receive a certification.  Applications are now available online for American Red Cross upcoming Volunteer Dental Assistant Program here at Schofield Barracks. Please feel free to share the link below with all Active Duty Military Spouses  over the age of 18.