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Thursday, February 23, 2017

2/24 - 3/5

Parents have the opportunity to write special Love Note to their child to be included in the yearbook. Write your message and include a picture but get it in no later than Feb. 28. dkiyearbook@gmail.com

We are in the process of switching to a new online meal service program. Online meal payments and reminders are now available!  Please visit School Cafe  to register your child(ren).
Look at the top of your child's most recent report card for their student ID number.  Set up automated payments and reminders!  

As we get this new system in place we will be sending no  slips of paper home with low or negative balances. please monitor your child's balance and make deposit in a timely manner.  Cash or checks made out to State of Hawaii-Department of Education are accepted in our office during business hours.  In the memo section, please write DKIES with student/family name. Funds are credited to student accounts each morning at 8:30am.  If you make a deposit after this time, it will be credited on the next business day.

School Events

Fri. Feb. 24     Chaperone Training in PCNC corner of front office from 8am - 8:30am

Mon. Feb. 27     Buddy Pictures after school behind the cafeteria. gather a friend and smile for picture guaranteed to be in the yearbook. $1.00 per person in the picture.

     School Community Council Meeting 3:00 in office conference room

Tues. Feb. 28     1st Grade field Trip to Sea Life Park

Wed. March 1     Chaperone Training in PCNC corner of front office from 8am - 8:30am

Thurs. March 2     Read Across America celebrates Dr. Suess birthday by having soldier readers going to classrooms

Community Events

Feb. 25     Craft Fair at Leilehua High School Cafeteria from 10am - 2pm. Admission is FREE so come and enjoy creative crafts, local foods, vendors, silent auction and much more

Feb. 25 & 26     Waikiki Artfest at Kapiolani Park 9am - 4pm by the Bandstand.  Featuring original Handmade in Hawaii apparel, jewelry, woodwork, ceramic, unique crafts & art. Wonderful gifts for yourself, family and friends. Also music, entertainment and food.

March 5     Sea Life Park Presents Keiki Fun Sunday 10am - 2pm. Park opens 9:30 - 4 with special activities like live entertainment, Dolphin Arts & crafts, Mermaid Meet and greet, Games and more from 10 - 2. Two keiki Free with each paying adult. Purchase tickets online sealifeparkhawaii.com.

Contests

Central Oahu youths in grades K - 12 have until March 10 to submit artwork that depicts the theme, 'Sew a Lei for Memorial Day.'  Winning artwork will be used to seek out donations and volunteers willing to give their time, flowers and talents to make approximately 38,000 lei that will be placed at each gravesite at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl on Memorial Day.  First, second, and third place winners will be selected from 3 grade categories. K-4, 5-8. and 9-12.  First place winners from each group will have their posters distributed statewide and on display for the entire month of May.  For more information, visit honoluluparks.com

Writing and Art Contest - theme is 'Everyday Heroes'. Your keiki could win a $100 prize package. Deadline is 4:30pm April 3 and all entries become the property of Parents and Children Together. Submission of an entry implies consent to have work published in Honolulu Star-Advertiser on May 11. Entries may be stories, poems or artwork about 'Everyday Heroes'.  Each entry must be the original work of a student currently in grades 1 through 12.  Written work should be no longer that 350 words.  Artwork should be no larger than 18" x 24". Each entry must have complete information printed on the BACK. student's name, address, phone number, grade level, school name and teacher name.  Home schooled students should write 'homeschooled' in place of school name and they must include their grade level.  Mail or deliver entries to:  Parents and Children Together Keiki Day, 1485 Linopuni Street, Suite 105, Honolulu 96819.  Call (808) 847-3285 or pactkeikiday.org

Saturday, February 18, 2017

correction & website

Hope everyone is enjoying your long weekend.

Apologize for confusion about date of 5th grade field trip this coming week. Several dates have been put out in either monthly newsletter or this email.  5th grade parents follow papers given by teachers that field trip is Tuesday, February 21 the day we return to school after our long week end. So bring home lunch and wear your school shirt.

PTO is happy to announce that our Family Color Run website is up and ready for your pledges!  Your friends and family can make a pledge and order T shirts for family members online.  It's easy and convenient.  Parents are encouraged to buy T shirts online and come out and run with your kids on April 19.  Parents with home based businesses are asked to donate prizes to raffle drawing to support Fun Run. For example: photographer services, be a fitness trainer for a day for a family, cater a meal for a family, etc. Please email dkinouyepto@gmail.com. Help us reach our goal of $10,0000 and Mrs. Iwase will dye her hair blue!  Go Eagles!!

Please visit www.dkies.myfunrun.com and encourage friends and family to do the same for online pledges and Fun Run T shirt sales.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

2/17 - 2/25


The DKIES Drama Group will be performing 2-One Act Plays on March 17 with school-wide previews on March 15 or 16. They are looking for sofa to use in the production. If you have one we could borrow, please talk to Mr. Merriam in D! (our Drama teacher and director)

School Happenings

Fri. Feb. 17     Chaperone Training in PCNC corner of front office from 8am - 8:30am

Mon. Feb. 20     NO SCHOOL - HAPPY PRESIDENTS DAY

Tues. Feb. 21     School starts at 7:55 every day - be in class or get tardy slip from office

Wed. Feb. 22     5th Grade Field trip to Honolulu Museum of Art

Thurs. Feb. 23     Book Swap and Jamba Juice after school in the cafeteria.   Bring a kids book and swap for another.  Jamba Juice smoothies for sale $5.00 2 flavors Strawberry Whirl or Orange Dream

Fri. Feb. 24     Chaperone Training in PCNC corner of front office from 8am - 8:30am


Community Happenings

Feb. 16     Wahiawa Public Library hosts free game night from 6pm - 7pm. Call 622--6345

Feb. 17     Ho'ala School celebrates its 30th anniversary with Ronnie's express food truck, a bounce house, games and activities from 5:30 - 7:30pm. Catch a talent show from 6:15-8pm as well as dancing till 9. Call 621-1898 for tickets

Feb. 17     Halawa Xeriscape Garden from 6pm - 7:30pm Learn about the ancient art of companion planting. How to select plants that benefit each other and more for only $5.00. Pre-registration is required at 748-5315 or workshops@hwbs.org

Feb. 17     Family Fun Fitness day from 4pm - 6:30pm at Kalakaua Community Center.  An afternoon of fun interactive  games, drills and demonstrations the entire family will enjoy.  You'll have the opportunity to learn more about sports and fitness programs available to you and your family throughout the year.  Bring 10 canned food items to help Hawai'i's hungry and be entered to win a fabulous family prize.  Basketball, football, soccer, volleyball, tennis and baseball drills. Dance performances. Zumba, kick boxing and yoga demos. Obstacle course and jumping jacks contest.  Bring your bikes and test your skills at the bike rodeo. www.islandpalmcommunities.com

Feb. 17, 18, 19   Mililani Carnival food, games, rides, craft booths and more at Mililani High School parking lot. Feb. 17 from 3pm - 11pm, Feb. 18 from 11am - 11pm and Feb. 19 from 11am - 6pm

Feb. 18     Keiki Great aloha Run starts at Blaisdell Center, Ward ave. entrance. 8:20am opening program. 8am run begins. This 1.5 mile course around the Blaisdell center and McKinley High School ends at Blaisdell.  pre-registration required and designate our school on entry form. kajoomiki.org

Feb. 20     Great Aloha Run from Aloha Tower to Aloha Stadium starts at 7am. Traffic diverted as runners, walkers and strollers take to the streets of Nimitz Highway

Feb. 25     Craft Fair at Leilehua High School Cafeteria from 10:00am - 2pm.    Interested in renting a vendors booth, please contact Melissa Diaz at 808-518-9545.  Come and enjoy creative crafts, local foods, vendors, silent auction and much more

Thursday, February 9, 2017

2/10 - 18

USAG-HI-12 Child Supervision Policy (https://goo.gl/yxLyfL)

- Children less than 10 cannot be left unattended at bus stops, public facilities, residences, in vehicles or recreational areas, and cannot walk to school alone.
     Please DO NOT leave your cars unattended and running with children inside.  Even if it seems like a brief moment, you never know what can happen.
The safety of all children is our priority.  In addition, any items brought to school during school hours, must be dropped off at the office.  Please DO NOT go to our classrooms without a visitorʻs pass.

Apply online for Free and reduced meal application. hionlineapps.primeroedge.com.
**ezmealapp has been turned off for Hawaii district already

School Happenings

Mon. Feb. 13     NO SCHOOL __ TEACHER INSTITUTE DAY

Tues. Feb. 14     Chaperone Training from 12:00 - 12:30 in PCNC office in front office

Wed. Feb. 15     Wake Up Wednesday - 7:15am - 7:45am in the covered playcourt-
              Come and move with your family to music before school starts

     Flu Clinic for those that signed up
     4th grade field trip to Hawaiian Plantation Village

Thurs. Feb. 16     Boxtops for education label collection from classrooms but turn them in any time

Fri. Feb. 17      Complex basketball at Leilehua High School - for 5th graders on the team

Enjoy your long weekend - NO SCHOOL - Monday, Feb. 20 - PRESIDENTS DAY

Community Happenings

Feb. 10     2nds at Leilehua High school from 4pm - 8pm. Many food trucks will be in the front parking lot, so come for dinner

Feb. 11     Art and Flea Mililani Market at Mililani Recreation Center 5 from 4pm - 9pm. FREE Hawaii's favorite  urban market of art, fashion, music, food and more makes its way to Mililani  artandflea.com

Feb. 11     Friends of Mililani Public Library Book Sale. 9am - 3pm. Find bargains on a wide variety of books, CD's and DVD's.   (808) 627-7670

Feb. 12     Bishop Museum - Fall in love with Science from 9am - 3pm, admission is $5.  Bishop Museum shows off its natural science collections with special activities and exhibits, plus a sneak peek of a T-rex featured in the upcoming "The Machine inside: Biomechanics." bishopmuseum.org/fallinlovewithscience

Feb. 15 & 16     Resilience Training for Parents 0900 - 1300 at Porter Community Center.  Raising kids in a military family can be challenging.  Staff from the R2 training center presents this program to help parents increase optimistic thinking, maximize family resilience, strengthen and enhance relationships.  This will be a working lunch, please bring your own food. For information or to sign up, contact (808) 655-9804

Feb. 17     Family Fun Fitness day from 4pm - 6:30pm at Kalakaua Community Center.  An afternoon of fun interactive  games, drills and demonstrations the entire family will enjoy.  You'll have the opportunity to learn more about sports and fitness programs available to you and your family throughout the year.  Bring 10 canned food items to help Hawai'i's hungry and be entered to win a fabulous family prize.  Basketball, football, soccer, volleyball, tennis and baseball drills. Dance performances. Zumba, kick boxing and yoga demos. Obstacle course and jumping jacks contest.  Bring your bikes and test your skills at the bike rodeo. www.islandpalmcommunities.com

Feb. 25     Craft Fair at Leilehua High School Cafeteria from 10:00am - 2pm.    Interested in renting a vendors booth, please contact Melissa Diaz at 808-518-9545.  Come and enjoy creative crafts, local foods, vendors, silent auction and much more

Thursday, February 2, 2017

2/3 - 2/11

Office is accepting payment for 4th Quarter buses

School Happenings

Mon. Feb. 6     Copy Training 8am - 9am. Meet in PCNC office and go to copy room. No kids allowed at this training.

     Buddy pictures will be taken every Monday in February after school behind the cafeteria. Gather your friends for pictures guaranteed to be in the yearbook. $1.00 for each person in picture.

Tues. Feb 7  

Wed. Feb. 8     Jump Rope 4 Heart - donate $1.00 to American Heart Association and jump rope with your grade level in new playcourt

     Chaperone Training in PCNC corner of main office 8:00am - 8:30am

Thurs. Feb. 9     Kindergarten Field Trip to Zoo

Fri. Feb. 10     School starts at 7:55 every day - Be on time or get tardy slip from office

Enjoy your long week end - No school on Mon. Feb. 13 for teacher institute day

Community Happenings

Keiki Great Aloha Run costs $25.00 and deadline to register is Feb. 6  This takes place on Sat. Feb. 18 on a 1.5 mile course around Neal S. Blaisdell Center and McKinley High School. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to our school. Make sure you sign up through form in our office. Our PE teacher has already filled in school code to get credit. Cost includes T-shirt, complimentary Breakfast and free entry to Kaiser Permanente Great Aloha Run, Sport, Health and Fitness Expo at the Blaisdell that weekend.

Feb. 4     Celebrate Cherry Blossom time in Wahiawa and take a 90 minute trolley ride around Wahiawa to see cherry blossoms. 9am or 11am or 1pm - Leave from Wahiawa Ryusenji Soto Mission (164 California  Ave.) Cost is $20 for a trolley ride by reservation only call Rene (808) 291-6151 or renemancho@hawaii.rr.com

Feb. 3 & 4     Punahou Carnival 11am - 11pm. Free admission. Punahou School hosts its annual carnival featuring rides, games, music, food and of course malasadas.

Feb. 4     Craft, Gift & Rubberstamp Expo at the Neal Blaisdell Center, Hawaii Suites from 9am - 3pm and admission is free. Featuring local vendors selling a variety of crafts, gift items and supplies. A large Crafters Clearance Sale is part of this event. nanstar@hawaii.rr.com

Feb. 4     New Year's Festival and Malasadas Day Celebration at Hawaii's Plantation Village 10am - 2pm admission is free. Celebrate the Year of the Fire Rooster with a blessing at Wakamiya Inari Shrine, a lion dance by Kung Siu Lum Pai Association, games, crafts, food samples and more - 94-695 Waipahu Street  or call (808)677--0110

Feb. 10     2nds at Leilehua from 4pm - 8pm. Many food trucks will be in Leilehua High Schools front parking lot, so come for dinner.


Wednesday, February 1, 2017

February Newsletter


February newsletter the DKIES Digest is now online at school website. Click link  (http://www.inouye.k12.hi.us/  then on right side of screen click on Parent Bulletins.  Menu is also on website –  click button “what’s for lunch”