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Thursday, August 4, 2016

8/5 - 8/12

THIS is the very LAST Hale Kula HIGHLIGHTS ever!!
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Waiting Before and After School
  • Wait in main hallways until the school bell rings
  • Supervised areas in the morning are near C and F buildings
  • Do not wait in front of or behind classrooms or in O building
    • We want to respect both student and teacher learning spaces
Pink DKIES Digest (parent newsletter) came home in Wednesday folder.  Update your Chaperone Training by turning in bottom of ‘Get Connected’ page.  Also indicate if you would like to continue to receive paper copies of the Digest.  If you do not turn in bottom of that pink paper then you will not have paper copy in September, Newsletter is available on the website and will have reminder in highlights when it is available.

Do you knit?
We invite any knitters out there to contribute to a project for our new library.  You can download the free pattern from Ravelry via this link: Mrs.Colte is a knitting newbie & after trial & error, she figured this out.  It's easy-peasy & a great way to use up remnants of yarn.  Only requirement?  Bright colors!  Knit one triangle or many & sign up here to indicate your interest!  We'll have a knitting meet-up.  (Link to sign up:

WANTED - Volunteer Musicians for Musical Mondays during lunch
10:30 am set up (or earlier as needed)
10:45 - 12:15 play during lunch
Do you play an instrument?  Are you able to share your gift of music with our students during lunch?  We are looking for 10 performers, or small groups of performers, to entertain our students with various kinds of music during lunch.  If you are willing and interested, please contact the Vice-Principal to select a date and ask any questions that you have.  
We are so thrilled to bring this experience to our children!. Dates are September 12, October 3, November 7, December 5, January 23, February 6, March 6, April 3, May 1

School Happenings

Fri. August 5             Kindergarten Parent Orientation – 8am – 9am in each teachers classroom. Please only parents, no kids. There will be a Powerpoint presentation, answer questions, fill out forms, and sort your child's supplies.  Please label ALL school supplies (down to each crayon!)  

Mon. Aug. 8              School starts at 7:55 every day – Be in class ready to learn

Tues. Aug. 9              Chaperone Training in PCNC corner of front office from 1:30 – 2:00
                                    3rd Grade Field Trip to Honolulu Theatre for Youth

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

Thurs. Aug. 11         Copy Training in PCNC corner of front office from 8am – 9am or so – no kids

Fri. Aug. 12               Chaperone Training in PCNC Corner of front office 8am – 8:30
                                    PTO General Membership Meeting 5:30 – 6:30 in the cafeteria

Community Happenings

Fri. Aug. 5  First Friday food truck fest at Mililani High School from 4pm – 8pm. Over 3 dozen vendors. Call 307-4323

Sat. Aug. 6  Keiki Fun Fair at Wahiawa District Park from 10am – 1pm. Free food, drinks, bouncers, prayer tent and music from Samoan Gospel Herald, Ron Artis II, Bruddah Waltah, a blues band and more. Call 694-0103

Sat. Aug. 6  Meet the local author & illustrator of the new picture book, Island Toes, at Barnes and Noble, from 11:30am-1:30pm.  Kids can also make a free craft for keiki of all ages (slipper magnet). Here's the link for more info:

Sat. Aug. 6  Halawa Xeriscape Garden Open House and Unthirsty Plant Sale. 9am – 3pm at 99-1268 Iwaena Street. Check out the gardens, take classes, browse plants from a dozen nurseries, play keiki games, see cactus displays and more at the 28th annual open house and sale. 748-5041 or

Tues. Aug. 9 Wahiawa Olelo Media Center in Building EE-107 at Leilehua High School from 5pm – 7pm. Free, Learn more about cash flow and balancing budgets. Pre-registration required. or call 387-8272

Fri. Aug. 12  Introductory computer class at Wahiawa Library at 10am for ages 12 and up. Sign up at 622-6345

Thursday, July 28, 2016

7/29 - 8/5

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School Happenings

Mon, August 1      School starts for all students except kindergarten. Kindergarten parents should have received a letter explaining the testing and orientation schedule. 

Tues. August 2     School starts at 7:55 every day – be in class or get tardy slip from office

Wed. August 3     Chaperone Training in PCNC Corner of front office 8am – 8:30
                      (If you took training last year, then look inside newsletter in Wednesday folder and fill out form to update Chaperone training)

                      School is out at 1:10 every Wednesday

Thurs. August 4    Kindergarten class postings at 4pm

Fri. August 5              Kindergarten orientation for parents

Community Happenings

Fri. July 29         Wahiawa Botanical Garden hosts a summer concert featuring the North Shore Ramblers from 4pm – 6pm. Call 522-7066

Wed. August 3     Career Expo at the Neal Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall from 9m – 3pm. Business attire, hundreds of jobs available all in one place. First 1000 to pre-register online receive free admission. Register now at  Otherwise general admission is $3. Seniors & Military & students are $1

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

7/27 - 8/1

Hope you had a great summer. Welcome back to another amazing school year.

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Wed. July 27       Class Postings at 4:00pm and the PTO will be selling new school T shirts. At the cafeteria
(FYI The Department of Education has determined that class lists should not be posted with teacher names.   There will be two lists, one with the students and their room number and another with all the teachers in the school so you will know which teacher your child has been assigned to-- hopefully, it will go smoothly.)

Thurs. July 28     Teacher Meet and Greet from 1:00 - 2:30. Meet your child's teacher and drop off the school supplies.

Mon, August 1      School starts for all students except kindergarten. Kindergarten parents should have received a letter explaining the testing and orientation schedule. 


Thursday, May 26, 2016

Summer Items

Thank you for subscribing to Hale Kula Highlights all year long. We hope you have found it useful and its kept you informed. If you are moving this summer, we wish you the best of luck in your new school (it’s easy to unsubscribe from future Highlights emails)  If you are returning next year, have a happy healthy summer break and some dates about next year are listed below.

School office is open all summer long
If your child will be 5 years old by July 31st you can register them for the upcoming school year.  Come to the office to pickup registration forms

This will be the last highlights until July.
Hale Kula Dates as listed on supply list

Wed. July 27       Class postings at 4:00pm

Thurs. July 28     Meet teacher & drop off supplies at classroom from 1pm – 2:30pm

Mon. Aug. 1         1st – 5th graders start school
                      Kindergarten testing this week until Thurs.

Thurs. Aug. 4      Kindergarten class Posting at 4pm

Fri. Aug. 5          Kindergarten Parent only Orientation

Summer Programs

School Library online resources
User name halekula and password eagles. Take part in the summer reading program

Achieve 3000
Achieve3000 is giving Hale Kula students free extended summer access to ensure they maintain their reading gains. Encourage your students to complete lessons over the summer with our annual 40-Activity Challenge, chance to win one of six valuable prizes of an iPad mini The contest starts the day after school ends and continues through the summer break.

Public Library
Hawai’i State Public Library System has a Summer Reading Program 2016.  Register beginning May 31 at your public library. This years theme is fitness and there are many free programs and activities to strengthen the body and mind of children, teens and adults.

Hawai’i Pacific University
Offers programs in phonics, vocabulary, speed reading, study skills and more 800-903-0162

Summer Day Camps
Kroc Center for grades 1 – 6. 10 action packed weeks of activities.
Camp Kama’aina Kids- Day camp programs for 9 weeks of fun.
YMCA of Honolulu – Day camps, swim lessons, for kids age 6 – 13

Community Events

May 27 – June 26 50th State Fair at Aloha Stadium. Fridays from 6pm – midnight. Saturdays from 4pm – midnight. Sundays from noon to midnight. Admission is free. Enjoy E.K. Fernandez’s annual carnival with rides, games, food and entertainment.

May 28      Idea’s Music and Books at 670 Auahi Street, Honolulu has sidewalk sale from 10am – 3pm. They buy and sell new and used – vinyl records, CD’s, cassettes, Blu-Rays, DVD’s, Books. Special prices all day long  545-5002

May 29      SUP (stand up paddling) Race from Waimea Bay to Surf N Sea in Haleiwa starts at 9:45 Entry fee is $40. Call 637-9887

May 30      Schofield Barracks Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony at the Post Cemetery at 10 am. U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii honors Army veterans and members of its sister services who served and died in defense of our country. 656-3160

May 30      Mayor’s Memorial Day Ceremony at Punchbowl National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific 8:30am. The 65th annual ceremony honors those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation 768-3002

June 3, July 8, Aug. 12 & Sept. 9      Computer Class at Wahiawa Library. Offers introductory computer class at 10am for ages 12 and older. Sign up at 622-6345

June 4       World Oceans Day celebrated at Ocean Fest hosted by Turtle Bay from 11am – 4pm. Everything from shark conservation to ocean safety, games, raffle prizes, food, art, live entertainment, auctions and much more. The event is free, but some activities require on site registration. To view a complete day schedule, visit   or call 255-6944

June 8       Chess Tourney at Mililani Library sponsored by Mililani High Chess Club from 3pm – 6pm. Sign up by May 28 at 627-7470

Tuesdays at 10:30am at Mililani Library preschool storytime and crafts. 808-627-7474

Saturdays and Sundays Art at the Zoo fence from 9am – 4pm. Enjoy art along the outside fence of the Honolulu Zoo and meet the artists. Located on Monsarrat Ave. Free street parking and across street in lot at Kapiolani Park

Be involved and Transplant hope. A second grader at out school is searching for a matching donor for blood marrow transplant. Registry Drive open to everyone age 18 – 44 online at