Follow by Email

Thursday, April 26, 2018

4/26 - 5/4


Thank you all very much for your efforts during our Pennies for Patients campaign for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society!!!  Though we did not reach our goal of $750, as a school we were able to raise $414.28 for this worthy cause.  The top 5 donating classrooms who will be receiving and ice pop party for their work are listed below.  Mahalo again everyone!!!!

1) O201 Ms. Daley - $88.84

2) E1 Ms. Omori - $ 58.77

3) O103 Mrs. Cotham - $32.46

4) E3 Mrs. Caldwell - $24.72

5) O101 Ms. Gamiao/Mrs. Martin - $19.40




School Calendar

Thurs. April 26         Book Swap and Jamba Juice in the cafeteria after school, $5.00 smoothies - cash only

Fri. April 27              Purple Up Day – Wear Purple to support our military children

Mon. April 30           2nd Grade Field Trip to HTY

Tues. May 1              ½ 4th grade Field Trip to Lo’i (C2, O202, ½ O201)

Wed. May 2              School is out at 1:10 every Wednesday

Thurs. May 3            Chaperone Training in PCNC corner of front office from 8am – 8:30am

Fri. May 4                   Book Fair in the library open for sales after school. Cash, credit & debit accepted; monies help buy books & resources for the school.

Community Calendar

Battleship Missouri Memorial's Amateur Radio Club seeks new members to run KH6BB, the radio compartment on the main deck of the Mighty Mo.  Those interested are welcome to attend an open house from 9am - noon April 29 (participants must already have access onto Ford Island) call 808-455-1600 ext. 224

Lemonade Day throughout IPC is May 19 but register and go to workshops now to prepare. Open to grades 1st - 8th this program teaches how to build your own business. Workshops for kids to attend are at Kalakaua Community Center from 5:30pm - 7pm May 2 is Marketing Workshop and May 9 is Build a Stand 

Fri. April 27 .    Backyard Music at Mililani Shopping Center from 5pm - 7pm. Na Maka O Pu'uwai Aloha will take the stage at 5pm, followed by Simple Souls at 6.  Attendees are welcome to bring beach chairs and blankets. Purchase food from 1 of the many restaurants in the shopping center, pick up fresh produce from the Farm Fresh Fridays Farmers Market. 
Free admission. Please do not bring coolers, alcoholic beverages and outside food. Visit mililanishoppingcenter.com

Sat. April 28 .    Spam Jam Festival in Waikiki from 4pm - 10pm. Kalakaua Avenue in Waikiki shut down for vehicles. Instead filled with many food booths and entertainment. 

Sat. April 28 .    Mililani Public Library screens Star Wars: The Last Jedi (PG13) from 1:30 - 4:30pm. Call 808-627-7470

Sat. April 28     25th Anniversary Celebration and Spring Fest from 11am – 2pm at Kapolei Shopping Center (590 Farrington Hwy) Free activities and live entertainment will be part of this festival at the shopping center. Kids can play carnival games to win prizes, jump in bouncers, enter prize drawings and listen to live performances. Moana-inspired Polynesian Princess and Warrior will appear for photos and you can capture a family picture in the photo booth. Keiki ID will also be available. kapoleishoppingcenter.com

Sat. April 28 .        Ellison Onizuka day of Exploration at Blaisdell Exhibition Hall from 9m - 3pm.  This is Hawaii's Largest STEM event and it is free and open to the public.  Family fun and over 44 hands on science exploration stations brought to you by the Aloha Council, Boy Scouts of America & hundreds of volunteers. 
STEM: Science   Technology   Engineering   Math.  Workshops: registration opened March 9, 2018; limit—two workshops per
participant (limited enrollment)
https://www.scoutingevent.com/104-2018ODESTEM

Sun. April 29     “I Love Kailua” Town Party from 11am – 4pm on Kailua Road between Ku’ulei Road and Hahani Street. You don't have to be from the Windward side to join the 26th annual “I Love Kailua” Town Party. If you're still mourning the closing of Agnes Portuguese Bake Shop, the favorite Kailua malassada spot will have a booth along with Grylt, Nico's Kailua, Waimānalo Country Farm and 13 other food vendors. Shop for locally made arts and crafts, receive a free health screening from Castle Medical Center and visit the new "Environmental Garden" area with tips on building a home-hydroponics system and plant care advice for home gardens. For kids: A keiki fun zone and plenty of room to roam. Funds raised at the town party will be used to beautify Kailua and other Windward neighborhoodsLKOC.org


Thursday, April 19, 2018

4/23 - 4/27


April 26 is Poem in Your Pocket Day. Please find a poem that you like, carry a copy of it in your pocket to read to your friends. 

School Events



Thurs. April 19         Project-Based Learning Showcase at 6:00pm check in at the cafeteria & families can explore stations in the library, Makerspace and classrooms including O building


April 20              2nd Grade EPIC Field Trip  
                                  Wear Red & White & Blue to celebrate the month of the military child


Mon. April 23

Tues. April 24           School starts at 7:55 every day. Be in your seat or get tardy slip from office

Wed. April 25           Chaperone Training in PCNC corner of front office from 8am – 8:30am
School is out at 1:10 every Wednesday

Thurs. April 26         PTO General Meeting at 8am in the cafeteria.  Vote in the new PTO board for next school year.  Come meet our new officers, cast your ballot, show your support. Still looking for secretary, treasurer and communication position email if interested in making a positive difference in our school dkinouyepto@gmail.com 


Book Swap and Jamba Juice in the cafeteria after school, $5.00 smoothies - cash

Fri. April 27              Purple Up Day – Wear Purple to support our military children

Community Events

April 21 .    Leilehua Project Grad Craft Fair from 10am - 2pm in the High School Cafeteria.  Enjoy local grinds, multiple vendors, silent auction, crafts, local entertainers and so much more.  All proceeds support the Project grad 2018 program. 


April 21      Waimea Valley Earth Day Mauka to Makai-Volunteer Opportunity from 8:30am – 1pmShow your appreciation for Mother Earth by volunteering at Waimea Valley’s monthly program for all ages. This is an opportunity to teach kids about reforestation, recycling, weeding, planting and invasive species removal. The regular monthly workdays do not always have work for younger kids, but organizers say this weekend's will have tasks for toddlers through adults. Check in at 8:30 a.m., receive instructions and begin work at 9 a.m. Lunch at noon will be followed by an Earth Day-inspired raffle contest. Due to recent heavy rains, wear bug repellant, and wear hats and sunscreen.   Waimea Valley, 59-864 Kamehameha Highway, Hale‘iwa ,  RSVP to volunteers@waimeavalley.net


April 21 .    Mililani Celebrates 50 years and everyone is invited to the Football stadium at Mililani High School from 4pm - 9pm.  Henry Kapono is the headliner, Mike Love and the Fresh Preps will also perform. Food vendors and a grand finale fireworks show set for the end of the evening.


May 19 .    Lemonade Day throughout IPC but register and go to workshops now to prepare. Open to grades 1st - 8th this program teaches how to build your own business. 3 workshops for kids to attend all at Kalakaua Community Center from 5:30pm - 7pm April 25 is Financial Workshop, May 2 is Marketing Workshop and May 9 is Build a Stand 

April 25 .    Hoku award winning guitarist Lee Eisenstein at the Mililani Public Library gives free concert from 6:00pm - 7:00pm.  Lee Eisenstein is a Spanish classical guitarist, Hawaii slack key guitarist and midi electric guitarist and singer. Performing 400 years of guitar music and popular songs, his love and enthusiasm for music shows at every performance.

Sat. April 28 .    Spam Jam Festival in Waikiki from 4pm - 10pm. Kalakaua Avenue in Waikiki shut down for vehicles. Instead filled with many food booths and entertainment. 

Sat. April 28 .        Ellison Onizuka day of Exploration at Blaisdell Exhibition Hall from 9m - 3pm.  This is Hawaii's Largest STEM event and it is free and open to the public.  Family fun and over 44 hands on science exploration stations brought to you by the Aloha Council, Boy Scouts of America & hundreds of volunteers. 
STEM: Science   Technology   Engineering   Math

Build and launch a rocket!    Build a balloon hovercraft!
Build a catapult!     Build & Race a Lego Car!
VEX-IQ robotics!   Dissect a sheep brain!
Build an electric motor!    Feel a Non-Newtonian Solid!
Open a heart!     Microscope forensics!
Make homemade slime!     Learn how volcanoes work!
Design Thinking!    Make 3-D glasses!
Augmented reality sandbox!


Workshops: registration opened March 9, 2018; limit—two workshops per
participant (limited enrollment)
https://www.scoutingevent.com/104-2018ODESTEM

Altino Coding Cars
Coding for the non-coder. Altino Coding Cars for kids and adults. Learn
to code C/C++ in 5 minutes using the latest teaching technology from
South Korea where computer science will become a mandatory subject
starting this year. Recommended for students age 10 and up.


Bristle Bot Racers
Construct a Bristlebot, a fun, exciting robot made of a vibrating cell
phone motor and a toothbrush head. Design and construct a Bristlebot to
go the fastest in a straight line. Compete with other Bristlebots for
bragging rights. Recommended for ages 8 and up.

Chain Reactions: Fun with Kinetic Energy
Use the engineering design process to explore and learn about kinetic
energy. Use everyday materials including sticks and cups to create chain
reactions that are sure to entertain and amaze. Recommended for students
age 7 and up.

Cool Chemistry for Everyone
Amuse and amaze your friends with cool chemistry demonstrations and
"magic" using common material that will make you the life of the party!
Recommended for students, ages 9 and up.

Energy UNPLUGGED
Sponsored by Hawaii Energy: Help Hawai'I lead the nation in Energy
Efficiency! Learn how to make money by becoming an "Energy Entrepreneur"
and help reap the benefits of making smart energy choices in your home.
Recommend for students grade 5 and older.

Experimental Motors
Build a simple motor and use the engineering design process to test,
re-design, and re-test your prototype. Recommended for students age 11
and up.

Feather Fall Parachute Deployment
Design and build a parachute to safely and accurately land in a hostile
environment to get much needed equipment to our stranded astronauts.
"Bragging rights" for best aim and slowest descent. Learn about
aerodynamics, free fall and air resistance forces.

FEST (Families Exploring Science Together): Science is Fun!
How science really works! Curiosity + Joy + Dreams + Thrills + Wonder +
Interest +
Surprise + Creativity = Discovery....and it's Fun!! Discover and
experience through hands on, minds on science activities and
demonstrations....surface tension of water, Bernoulli's principle,
Center of Gravity, electricity, density of liquids, rainbows...take home
a wind tube, an energy ball, a balancing stick, diffraction glasses,
preform bottle to continue experimenting. Recommended for students ages
5 to 12.

Hardware Science
Join us for a fun grab bag of hands-on activities! Ordinary objects come
together in extra ordinary ways to explore science in our everyday life!
Recommended for students age 8 and up.

LEGO Master-Building for EARTHQUAKES!
As a LEGO Master-Builder, you will be challenged to design a LEGO tower
to withstand a simulated earthquake event using your own Shake Table,
and test your design against others. Whose will be the last one
standing?? Recommended for ages 5 through 10.

Mystery & Intrigue: The Wide World of Electricity
Sponsored by Hawaiian Electric Company: Learn some exciting aspect of
electricity. Build a battery storage experiment that should impress your
friends, family and teachers. As always, no previous experience
necessary; just bring your eagerness to participate and learn. In fact,
you may be able to teach our engineers something new. Recommended for
students grade 3 and older..

Plate Tectonics & the Formation of Islands

Slime Experiment: The Science Behind the Slime
Is it a solid? Is it a liquid? It's slime! Come learn about how slime is
made and the science behind it and then take home your own slime
creation. Recommended for students age 6 and older.

Space Lander Mission
Aliens are coming! Experience the Engineering Design Process and explore
shock-absorption and stabilization by designing and constructing a
lander to help friendly aliens land safely on Earth. Recommended for
students age 8 to adult.

REGISTER FOR STEM WORKSHOPS AT:
https://www.scoutingevent.com/104-2018ODESTEM