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AVID Provides Maui High Students A College Bridge

Maui High School has seen an increase in the number of students who go on to attend college. A big part of this success is due to the AVID program, which guides students who otherwise may not attend college. This feature is brought to you by a partnership between the State Department of Education and the MAUIWatch Community Network.

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Maui Students Shine in 808 Storytellers Competition

Maui District schools are proud to announce the winners of their annual Digital 808 Storytellers video competition. Each year, students compete in four categories: Animation, News, Public Service Announcements, and Short Films. This year the winners are: Maui Waena Intermediate School, H.P. Baldwin High School, King Kekaulike High School, and Maui High. Congratulations to all! To view the entries, visit …

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Public School HĀ Initiative Explored at Pa’ia Elementary

HĀ Community Day at Pāʻia Elementary is an opportunity for the community to experience and celebrate the integration of Hawaiian language and culture in Hawaiʻi’s public schools. This feature is brought to you by a partnership between the State Department of Education and the MAUIWatch Community Network.

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Upcountry Teachers Participate in HĀ-BREATH Workshop

Recently, upcountry Maui public school teachers attended a workshop at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center. It was based around the state department of education’s “HA” initiative. Particular focus was put on Arts integration, but done with attention to the core components of “HA”, which are: Belonging, Responsibility, Excellence, Aloha, Total Well-Being, and Hawaii. This feature is brought to you …

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Students Get Hands on at Maui Science and Engineering Fair

84 students participated in the 59th Annual Maui County Regional Science & Engineering Fair, where they showcased their work to industry professionals on topics ranging from ocean acidification and stream quality to exoplanets and solar power. Finalists will represent Maui County in the 61st Hawaiʻi State Science & Engineering Fair in March. This feature is brought to you by a …

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Ku`i Program Provides Hana Students with Cultural Connection

As leaders of the non-profit organization Ma Ka Hana Ka ʻIke (In Working One Learns), Hāna High & Elementary alumni return to their alma mater to inspire the next generation to learn more about their culture and strengthen their sense of Hā – BREATH, an acronym within the Hawaiʻi State Department of Education for Belonging, Responsibility, Excellence, Aloha, Total Well-being, …

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King Kekaulike HS student explores henna art as senior project

High school seniors throughout Maui County are working hard on their Senior Projects, which is an opportunity to explore individual talents and passions and demonstrate personal responsibility and life skills. This feature is brought to you by a partnership between the State Department of Education and the MAUIWatch Community Network.

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Maui Waena wins American Savings Bank KeikiCo Award and honors media teacher

Maui Waena Intermediate media teacher & STEMworks AFTERschool coordinator Jennifer Suzuki has led her class to win nearly 100 national, state, and county awards. This week, her class continued their winning streak when Maui Waena Intermediate was one of six schools statewide to win a Special Mention Award for their participation in the American Savings Bank KeikiCo Contest. This feature …

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Blue Zones targets Central Maui Schools to help make a healthier and happier campus

Six schools in Central Maui have registered to become Blue Zones approved worksites. Find out what that means and how two of the schools are working with local representatives from Blue Zones Project to make their community a healthier and happier place. This feature is brought to you by a partnership between the State Department of Education and the MAUIWatch …

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