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Friday, December 19, 2014

January 2015 Menu

Happy Holidays to our Hale Kula `Ohana! We hope all of you have a restful, wonderful winter break!

Here is a link to the January 2015 Menu: https://www.scribd.com/doc/250572897/Breakfast-Lunch-Menu-January-2015

FYI, the school office will be open during the winter break from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm.

See you back in school on Tuesday, January 13, 2015!

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Happy Holidays

This will probably be the last Hale Kula Highlights for 2014. Hope you all have a happy healthy holiday season. Enjoy your family time and see you back in school ready to learn Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Jingle Bell Run was a great success – Thanks to your generous donations we raised over $900 for the Wounded Warriors project.

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Fri. Dec. 19         Boxtops for Education & Labels for education pick up from classrooms                       Friday school store in P14 after school – nothing over $1.00
                      Last Day of school for the first semester
                      Spirit Week – Mismatched Clothes and Shoes

Sat. Dec. 20        Christmas nights at the Palace – Queen Emma Summer Palace, 2913 Pali Hwy from 6pm – 9pm FREE. Enjoy Christmas lights and Victorian inspired decorations, learn about history, enjoy caroling, browse holiday goodies and more. 595-3167


Sat. Dec. 20        Christmas Story time at the Waialua Public library. 10am FREE Keiki of all ages are invited to hear holiday stories, make an ornament, craft, and receive special treats – 637- 8286

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Super Eagle of the Quarter assembly tomorrow

This is an update regarding tomorrow's Super Eagle of the Quarter assembly. In case of rain, the assembly will be held in the cafeteria beginning at 8:30 am.


Saturday, December 13, 2014

Wanted: Nominations for Staff and Volunteers

Second quarter is almost over, and we have had very few nominations for Staff and Volunteers of the Quarter.  Please consider nominating someone who's made a difference for you or your child at:

For Staff: http://hoorayforhalekulastaff.blogspot.com/2014/10/second-quarter-2014-2015.html

For Volunteers: http://hoorayforvolunteers.blogspot.com/2014/10/second-quarter-2014-2015.html

All nominees (from first quarter, too) are eligible for a $50 gift card.

Thank you, and Happy Holidays!

Thursday, December 11, 2014

12/12 - 12/19


Thank you to all the Fact Busters who participated in the Math Fact Bees!
Congratulations to the Kindergarten Fact Busters –
in third place, winning the Bronze medal:  Danniella Sebastian from J3,
in second place, earning the Silver medal:  Elliott Howard from I3
and taking home the Gold medal, in first place, from I3:  Michael Heflin!

In the 1st and 2nd Grade Fact Bee we have the following winners:
          in third place, the Bronze medal was awarded to Jennovi Diederich of D-2
         in second place, the Silver medal was presented to Pacey Calligan of B-4        
         and the Gold medal was bestowed upon our first place winner, Bradley Church of B-3!

Awards went to these winners from the 3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade Fact Bee:
The Bronze medal went to Brandon Trapp of P17 for third place
The silver medalist is Laci Parrot of A3 for second place
Our first place winner bringing home the gold medal is Autumn McCarthy of A2.
Congratulations to all the contestants of the Fact Bee for a job well done!
Keep practicing those math facts!
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Fri. Dec. 12         Jingle Bell Run – All grades come to the field to run/walk. Donate $1. All donations go to benefit Wounded Warriors project.

Fri. Dec. 12         Leilehua High School front parking lot. Food Trucks and Food Vendors from 4pm – 7pm.  There will be delicious food from Hula Shrimp, Beyond Burgers, cupcakes, taco truck, Cajun guy, LHS Culinary Academy and more.

Fri. Dec. 12         Haleiwa Town Christmas Parade from 6pm – 8pm. Moving from Weed circle to Haleiwa Beach Park call 637-4558

Mon. Dec. 15       Spirit Week – Crazy Hair Day

Tues. Dec. 16       Book Swap and Popcorn Sale in cafeteria 2:00 pm – 2:30. 50 cents popcorn, bring a book from your shelf to swap for another.
                      Spirit Week – Crazy Sock Day

Wed. Dec. 17      Super Eagle Assembly in the back of the school 8:30am – 9:30
                      PTO Board Meeting in P14 at 11am – Everyone welcome
                      Spirit Week – Crazy Color Day

Wed. Dec. 17       Bicycle Safety at Kaena Community Center begins at 4pm. Every child is encouraged to bring their helmets & bicycles to this event. Includes: rules of road lesson, bike rodeo course. Refreshments served and prizes available. You must RSVP at rsvp@ipchawaii.com

Thurs. Dec. 18      Spirit Week – Inside Out Clothes

Fri. Dec. 19         Friday school store in P14 after school – nothing over $1.00
                      Last Day of school for the first semester
                      Spirit Week – Mismatched Clothes and Shoes

Have a happy safe holiday vacation.

We will see you back in school January 13, 2015

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Dec. 12 Trimble Road closed

Trimble Road will be closed in both directions in the morning on December 12, 2014 (6:15am -7:30am) for the Military Jingle Bell Run. Students waiting for the bus, please be on time but understand if the bus is late.  Parents might want to get up extra early because other traffic routes will be more crowded. Maybe you want to leave base and then reenter.  If despite your planning you are tardy on Friday only there will be ‘late bus’ tickets available in the cafeteria instead of going to the office


Hale Kula’s 10TH Jingle Bells Run will be held on Friday, December 12th.
Have students dress comfortable with tennis shoes and shorts/t-shirt and bring water bottles.
Everyone is encouraged to bring a dollar ($1.00) to donate to the Wounded Warrior Project.  Our GOAL will be to collect  $900.00.
This event will be a FUN RUN/WALK, so everyone can have fun and get some exercise!
Each Grade Level will have twenty (20) minutes to run/walk.
            Jingle Bells Run Schedule

8:15 AM – 8:35 AM               GRADE 5
8:40 AM – 9:00 AM               GRADE 4
9:05 AM – 9:25 AM               GRADE 3
9:30 AM – 9:50 AM               PRE-SCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN
9:55 AM – 10:15 AM                        GRADE 1

10:20 AM -10:40 AM                        GRADE 2

Thursday, December 4, 2014

12/5 - 12/12


We are still missing about 100 Impact Aid Forms.  Please fill out the highlighted areas, sign and date then return to school the next day.  We need to have one for each student that is enrolled at Hale Kula.

Hale Kula Elementary School will celebrate The Hour of Code December 8-12.  Students in each grade level will complete one hour of code as part of this world wide initiative to bring attention to the importance of computer programming education.  Many students have their own log in to complete drag and drop coding tutorials at Code.org.  Students can also create an app and artwork by using coding commands.  Visit the library website to learn more about coding and be sure to ask your son or daughter to show you the coding they've done!  http://bit.ly/11S5EJg

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Fri. Dec. 5          Volley ball tournament for 5th graders at Leilehua High School
                      Kindergarten gingerbread decoration in the cafeteria from 1pm – 2pm
                      Last Day for kids to shop at Holiday Shoppe in P14, NO ice cream sale today

Fri. Dec. 5          Wahiawa Santa Parade starts at 6:30pm. Parade starts at Ka’ala Elementary and goes up California Ave and ends at Longs parking lot. There are games and activities at the parades end.

Fri. Dec. 5          A Touch of Christmas at Kroc Center Kapolei 91-3257 Kualakai Pkwy 6pm – 8:30 pm. Free. Families can make their own gingerbread house and other festive activities including a live nativity, family crafts, snow, reindeer rides a photo booth and more.

Sat. Dec. 6         Ka’ala Elementary Holiday Extravaganza and Craft Fair. 130 California Ave. in Wahiawa, 8am – 1pm. Christmas gifts, crafts, plants and orchids, baked goods, omelet bar, fresh produce, entertainment, door prizes.

Sat. Dec. 6         Mililani March Christmas parade begins at 9am at Mililani High School, goes past Mililani Shopping Center and ends at Mililani Town center. Both centers plan holiday festivities around the parade call 722-6467

Mon. Dec. 8        5th grade field trip to Hawaii Youth Symphony

Tues. Dec. 9        1st grade field trip to Hawaii Youth Symphony

Wed. Dec. 10       Math Buster Bee for 3rd – 5th grade

Thurs. Dec. 11      Chaperone Training at 8am in P14

Fri. Dec. 12         Jingle Bell Run – All grades come to the field to run/walk. Donate $1. All donations go to benefit Wounded Warriors project.

Fri. Dec. 12         Leilehua High School front parking lot. Food Trucks and Food Vendors from 4pm – 7pm.  There will be delicious food from Hula Shrimp, Beyond Burgers, cupcakes, taco truck, Cajun guy, LHS Culinary Academy and more.

January5-9 Camps at Waialae Iki Park and Central Oahu Regional Park to Focus on Footwork and Technique
HONOLULU, HI - DATE - I Got Skills, which has run soccer camps in Hawaii for several years, announced that it will be conducting a New Year's Soccer Camp at Honolulu's Waialae Iki Park from January 5th through 9th. The New Year's Soccer Camp is geared to helping boy us and girls, aged 6-12 improve their footwork, technique, and moves to beat opponents. The goal is to help all participants improve their soccer skills and develop a higher level of confidence with the ball.
The New Year's Soccer Camps will be held from January 5th to 9th at Waialae Iki Park, and Central Oahu Regional Park from 9AM to 3PM. (Drop Off From 8:30am, Pick up till 3:30pm). I Got Skills registration will be $225. Every camper gets a camp t-shirt as part of the experience.

For more information, visit www.IGotSkills.com