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Thursday, November 29, 2012

12/3 - 12/7

Library Books
December 7  all school library books must be returned. Mahalo

Parent Concerns
       If your child comes home and informs you about a problem with another student, please relay that concern to your child’s teacher or an administrator.  We will follow up with this concern.  Parents should NOT investigate on their own by confronting the other student.  We have procedures which must be followed and offer every child due process, the opportunity to tell their side of the story.  When the administration makes a decision regarding consequences, this information is only shared with the students’ parents or guardians.  Please do not ask us to violate confidentiality procedures by demanding to know what kind of disciplinary action is being taken. 
       Remember that “discipline” means “to teach” and in elementary school, we are teaching students about following rules, treating others respectfully, and learning from their mistakes. 

Edline Parent Code
       If you did not receive your Edline parent code to access certain information on the school web page (, please email Principal Iwase at and she will send you the letter with your code. 

Jingle Bell Run
Our 8th Annual Jingle Bell Run will be Wed. Dec. 5 but we will collect differently this year. Instead of bringing gently used toys to donate we are making a cash donation to Laulima Giving Program. Each child is asked to bring $1.00 to the field before walking or running to holiday music for 20 minutes. Laulima means cooperation and working together. This program helps Hawaii’s struggling families’ by providing them with life’s basic necessities, year round emergency assistance and a brighter holiday season. Thank you for your donation.

If you are PCSing or changing schools please let the office know ASAP.  They usually ask for 2 weeks notice to get a release packet ready for the next school.

Pantene’s Beautiful Length and Locks of love hair donations.
Drop off location in front office or Pigtails and Crewcuts near NEX. Free haircut with donation at Pigtails and Crewcuts.
Pantene’s beautiful lengths requirements: at least 8 inches. Free of permanent color, bleach or other chemical treatments, no more than 5% gray.
Locks of Love requirements: 10 inches minimum. Hair that is colored or permed is acceptable. Hair that has been bleached is not usable. Any questions contact Alexis or Paige Winston at or or
Mon. Dec. 3        School Community Council Meeting at 3:00 pm
                      Tripler Hospital Christmas Tree Lighting at 5:30pm

Tues. Dec. 4        Chaperone Training in P14 at 8:00 am
                      3rd grade Field Trip to Polynesian Cultural Center
                      Schofield Tree Lighting at Generals Loop at 6:00pm

Wed. Dec. 5        Jingle Bell Run – Bring $1.00 to donate and wear closed toe shoes to run around the field to holiday music

Thurs. Dec. 6       6:00pm – 7:00pm Christmas Caroling under the stars for families - Bring a blanket for your family to sit on and be prepared to sing. Songbooks will be provided. After singing there will be hot chocolate and candy canes and a small holiday craft.

Fri. Dec. 7          Kindergarten Gingerbread event for families in cafeteria 1pm – 2pm (not J1)
                      All school library books must be returned today

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