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Thursday, March 26, 2015

3/27 - 4/3

Fri. March 27      Chaperone Training in P14 at 8:00am
                   Last day to turn in money or Bread Tickets – Thanks for your support

Sat. March 28      YMCA Camp Erdman Community day from 10am – 3pm for FREE. Families are invited to enjoy a fun filled day of activities including archery, swimming, rock wall climbing, arts & crafts and more. Pre- registration is required at 637-4615

Sat. March 28      Easter Eggs at Mililani Shopping Center from 10am – noon. Pony rides, games, crafts and Easter Bunny visits. Call 521-2611

Sat. March 28    Recycling drive from 9am – noon at Wheeler Elementary school. Welcome all contributions including: scrap metal, bicycles, appliances, computers, laptops, printers, cartridges, newspaper and more. 3rs@kokuahawaiifoundation.org

Mon. March 30     Bullying Prevention and Intervention Workshop: Realistic Strategies for Parents at Oahu veteran’s center 1298 Kukila street in Honolulu from 5:30pm – 8:00pm. Dinner will be provided.  Parents will learn about the types of behavior that constitute bullying perpetration and victimization, and learn how to notice when youth are engaged in these behaviors. Space is limited, so please RSVP to Nicole Bell at 808-733-9815

Mon. March 30     Field Trip for B1 & C3 Aquaponics Introduction
                    Field Trip for 1st grade room P5, H4 & ½ of P10 to Japanese Cultural Center
School Community Council Meeting at 3:00pm
Workshop for parents in the cafeteria from 5:30 - 6:30 - "Help my kids are driving me crazy"

Tues. March 31     Field Trip for 1st grade room P11 & H3 to Japanese Cultural Center

Wed. April 1        School is out at 1:10 every Wednesday

Thurs. April 2      Boxtops Pick up from Classrooms
                    Field Trip for 1st grade room P4, P6 & ½ of P10 to Japanese Cultural Center
Chaperone Training in P14 at 1:30pm


Fri. April 3         NO SCHOOL – Good Friday

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

No School - Thursday, March 26

We have a State holiday tomorrow - Kuhio Day.  No school!

To learn more about why this is a holiday, please check out this link at http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/us/prince-jonah-kuhio-kalanianaole-day

Enjoy the day off and see you all on Friday!

It's Not Too Late to Sign Up!

Don't forget . . . we are hosting a parent workshop for parents of Hale Kula, Wheeler El, and Solomon El.  Here are the details:  https://www.scribd.com/doc/259875306/ParentTrainingFlyer-Hale-Kula-Solomon-Wheeler-El

It sounds like a great workshop, and we hope lots of parents will attend.

Please RSVP so we have sufficient resources.  We will have quiet activities for students.

Sign up today :-)

Monday, March 23, 2015

PTO Nomination Slate

"Bus payment for Quarter 4 is due for students who pay quarterly.  Please bring your payment (exact amount) to the office along with your child's bus pass."

Based on the PTO nomination forms that came home last month, Here is the proposed slate of the PTO Board for the 2015 – 2016 School Year. In 2 weeks voting will begin in P14. Voting period is April 6 – 10. Each family and staff member are encouraged to vote once.  As you can see some people are running unopposed and not every position is filled. However every position must be voted in and we appreciate your participation in the democratic process

We will have follow up election next school year for 1st VP and another unfilled post is Communication Chair. If you are interested, we encourage you to attend the PTO Board Meeting on April 15

Nomination Slate
President: Vicki Kirby and Jennifer Peterson



1st Vice President: NONE



2nd Vice President: Amanda Osuna



Treasurer: Britt Flather and Crystal Lopez



Secretary: Sarah Bailes


Wednesday, March 18, 2015

3/20 - 3/30

Parent Volunteer Opportunities when school returns 
(For this week rest and enjoy Spring Break) 
( But do email now to let us know you are interested in helping)

Picture Day volunteers
Help during Spring Picture Day and get FREE picture package for 1 of your kids. Are you available to help Tues. March 24 OR Wed. March 25 from 8am – 12 noon? If so, then email Ellen_Petry@notes.k12.hi.us and make sure to include your name and which day is best for you to help.

PTO Art Program
Our Art Teacher had 1 more lesson planned for all classrooms but is now on medical leave.
There are supplies and lesson plans in P14 and we are looking for 1 parent to go to each classroom and share this art lesson with the class. Interested parents should email: halekulapto@gmail.com

"Heroes at Home" Summer Camp at YMCA Camp Erdman.  This opportunity is FREE and open to all military youth (entering grades 6-9) who have experienced or will be experiencing the deployment of a loved one.  This camp is funded through a partnership of the DoD, OSD, Military Community & Family Policy, Office of Family Policy/Child and Youth and USDA/NIFA under Kansas State University.  YMCA Camp Erdman received this special funding to facilitate this 3rd annual Heroes at Home summer camp made special for middle-school-aged military youth affected by deployment.
Spots for this camp fill up quickly, so please encourage any interested families to register soon! 

For more information, please refer to the attached flyer or visit the YMCA Camp Erdman website at http://www.ymcahonolulu.org/camp_erdman/programs/heroes_at_home

Questions? Contact Shantell Calbero-Hun, Camp Registrar, at (808) 687-6230
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School is out all week long for Spring Break – March 16 - 20


Fri. March 20      Spring Fling Carnival at Helemano Community Center from 4pm – 6pm. Game booths and prizes, face painting, bounce houses, bike rodeo (bring your bike and safety gear) obstacle course, keiki ID’s. Eno complimentary popcorn, cotton candy and shave ice courtesy of your IPC ‘ohana. Still hungry? Plate lunches from Flavors of the World will be available for purchase. Call 808-741-2780

Fri & Sat March 20 & 21 Orchid Show at Leilehua High School gym from 9am – 5pm and March 22 from 9am – 4pm. FREE. Plant vendors, informational booths, orchid displays, flower arrangements, food and more (342-0251)

Sat. March 21      Church Fair and rummage sale from 8am – 1pm at Wahiawa United Methodist Church (church is right before Leilehua) Plate Lunches, a plant sale and country store (621-3373)

Mon. March 23     First day of school in the 3rd Quarter

Tues. March 24    Spring Picture Taking for half the school

Wed. March 25    Spring Picture Taking for half the school
                     Last day to turn in unsold bread tickets or money for PTO fundraiser, thanks for your support

Thurs. March 26   NO SCHOOL – Kuhio Day is a State Holiday

Fri. March 27      Chaperone Training in P14 at 8:00am

Sat. March 28      Easter Eggs at Mililani Shopping Center from 10am – noon. Pony rides, games, crafts and Easter Bunny visits. Call 521-2611

March 28    Recycling drive from 9am – noon at Wheeler Elementary school. Welcome all contributions including: scrap metal, bicycles, appliances, computers, laptops, printers, cartridges, newspaper and more. 3rs@kokuahawaiifoundation.org


Mon. March 30     Bullying Prevention and Intervention Workshop: Realistic Strategies for Parents at Oahu Veteran’s Center 1298 Kukila street in Honolulu from 5:30pm – 8:00pm. Dinner will be provided.  Parents will learn about the types of behavior that constitute bullying perpetration and victimization, and learn how to notice when youth are engaged in these behaviors. Space is limited, so please RSVP to Nicole Bell at 808-733-9815

Thursday, March 12, 2015

3/13 - 3/30

Season Passes for Wet n Wild $49.99 until March 31. Get unlimited visits through December 2015
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Fri. March 13       Last Day for 3rd quarter
                     School Store in P14 after school

Fri. March 13       2nd’s at Leilehua from 4pm – 8pm. Many food trucks in the front parking lot.

Sat. March 14      Eat the Streets Mililani from 2pm – 7pm at Rec Center 7 and Mililani Ike El on Lehiwa Drive with entertainment, a keiki zone, parking shuttles and an ATM. Theme for the 40 vendors this month is ‘chocolate’ call 440-2607

Sat. March 14      Hawaii State Art Museum at 250 S. Hotel Street 11am – 3pm. Activities, galleries open for FREE. Hawaii Handweavers Hui demonstrates how to weave an Easter basket and more. 586-9958

Sun. March 15      Ohana Waimea Valley family day from 9am – 5pm with half-price admission for kamaaina and military families. It includes a scavenger hunt, stories, hula, lei making, petroglyph rubs, and makahiki games call 638-7766

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School is out all week long for Spring Break – March 16 - 20

Tues. March 17     Child, Youth and School Services (CYS Services) will be conducting their Quarterly Family Advisory Board Meeting on Tuesday, March 17 at the Schofield Barracks Youth Center ( Bldg 9090, 2251 McMahon Road).  From 5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m., there will be a Teen Conflict Management and Bullying Workshop which will be followed by the Family Advisory Board Meeting from 6:15 p.m.-7:15 p.m. This is a great opportunity for parents to meet the CYS Services Coordinator and Administrators as well as share ideas and discuss current CYS Services events.

Fri. March 20      Spring Fling Carnival at Helemano Community Center from 4pm – 6pm. Game booths and prizes, face painting, bounce houses, bike rodeo (bring your bike and safety gear) obstacle course, keiki ID’s. Eno complimentary popcorn, cotton candy and shave ice coutesy of your IPC ohana. Still hungry? Plate lunches from flavors of the world will be available for purchase. Call 808-741-2780

Mon. March 23     First day of school in the 3rd Quarter

Tues. March 24    Spring Picture Taking for half the school

Wed. March 25    Spring Picture Taking for half the school

Thurs. March 26   NO SCHOOL – Kuhio Day is a State Holiday

Fri. March 27      Chaperone Training in P14 at 8:00am

March 28    Recycling drive from 9am – noon at Wheeler Elementary school. Welcome all contributions including: scrap metal, bicycles, appliances, computers, laptops, printers, cartridges, newspaper and more


Mon. March 30     Bullying Prevention and Intervention Workshop: Realistic Strategies for Parents at Oahu veteran’s center 1298 Kukila street in Honolulu from 5:30pm – 8:00pm. Dinner will be provided.  Parents will learn about the types of behavior that constitute bullying perpetration and victimization, and learn how to notice when youth are engaged in these behaviors. Space is limited, so please RSVP to Nicole Bell at 808-733-9815

Thursday, March 5, 2015

3/6 - 3/15

OUR SCHOOL VISION
Hale Kula Elementary empowers learners to explore, discover, create and share
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Fri. March 6        Complex Basketball Tournament at Leilehua High School – 5th graders on team

Last day to turn in nomination forms for next years PTO Board. Forms in P14 or office should be filled out and returned to PCNC box in the main office

PTO Friday store in P14 afterschool

Sat. March 7       Dole Plantation annual Family Fun Day from 10am – 2pm. Featuring live music and hula by area schools, arts and crafts, prizes, games, food booths and more. Reduced admission for maze and garden tour Call 220-4981

Sat. March  7      Walk to Diamond Head Lighthouse. Meet in front of the Mahatma Gandhi statue near Honolulu Zoo entrance at 2pm. FREE. Learn about the volcanic crater and its surroundings as you stroll through Kapiolani Park and past the Gold Coast to the Kulei Cliffs Call 528-0528      

Sun. March 8       Mililani Lions Club Benefit Breakfast at the Mililani High School cafeteria from 6am – 11am $6. Eat a hearty serving of Portuguese sausage, eggs, rice, biscuit and pineapple

Mon. March 9      5th Grade Field Trip to Complex Area Fitness Day

Tues. March 10     Chaperone Training in P14 at 8:00am
                      WASC visiting committee is on campus all week. Today at 8:15 in P14 WASC committee would like to meet with any interested parents

Wed. March 11      PTO Board Meeting at 11am in P14

Thurs. March 12    Super Eagle Assembly in the back of the school 8:30am – 9:30am

Fri. March 13       Last Day for 3rd quarter

Fri. March 13       2nd’s at Leilehua from 4pm – 7pm. Many food trucks in the front parking lot.

Sat. March 14      Eat the Streets Mililani from 2pm – 7pm at Rec Center 7 and Mililani Ike El on Lehiwa Drive with entertainment, a keiki zone, parking shuttles and an ATM. Theme for the 40 vendors this month is ‘chocolate’ call 440-2607

Sun. March 15      Ohana Waimea Valley family day from 9am – 5pm with half-price admission for kamaaina and military families. It includes a scavenger hunt, stories, hula, lei making, petroglyph rubs, and makahiki games call 638-7766
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School is out all week long for Spring Break – March 16 - 20