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Come join us for our Fun Fair on Friday, November 17 from 4:30 - 7:30 PM. School ends at 1 PM on this day.

Principal's Message

October 10, 2017
 
Dear Mililani Waena Parents and Guardians,
 
We've had great first quarter of the 2017 - 2018 school year as Critical Thinkers in Action (CIA)! Our students, as CIA agents, wowed us with their amazing work which you can begin to see in their digital portfolios and parent conferences starting mid-October.
 

 
At our Quarter 1 Recognition Assembly, our student council officers were entertaining as CIA agents who tried to solve the mysterious disappearance of Captain TRRFCC. Congratulations are also in order for the academic and citizenship awardees and students who earned perfect attendance.  A big mahalo to our second and fifth grade students who promoted great character through songs about Trustworthiness and Responsibility. 
 

 
This school year, we are continuing our attendance policy to ensure students miss the fewest number of school days possible. We are committed to providing the best education to your child and can only do that if s/he is present at school on-time and every day s/he is able. Please make every effort to be on-time to school. 


 
Friendly Reminder: During school hours, all visitors (including parents) must sign in at the office and receive a visitor’s pass before going to a classroom or anywhere else on campus. This is one of the easiest ways to help ensure your child’s safety at school. Any individuals seen on campus without a visitor’s pass or student release form will be redirected to the office. Please also remember, when signing out your child early from school, a valid ID must be presented at the counter.   


 
Thank you for your cooperation and I look forward to a memorable second quarter!
 
Sincerely, Principal Troy Tamura
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Save the Date! Fun Fair on November 17

Join us for our annual Fun Fair on Friday, November 17 from 4:30 - 7:30 PM. This is an opportunity for us to build community ties through savory food, games, and student work. All proceeds go directly to your child's class.
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Mililani Waena STEM Night featuring our Lego Robotics

(For grades 3 - 5) Interested in learning what STEM is all about? Join us for some interactive presentations and activities with our Robotics Program. This event will occur on Wednesday, November 8 from 6 - 7:30 PM in our cafeteria. Please RSVP by November 1. See flyer for info.
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Well Done Cross Country Team!

Our Cross Country team did a great job representing our school at the Mililani Complex Cross Country Meet on October 14 at Mililani Middle School. They ran their hearts out and earned a third place team victory.
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Grade 2 is Trustworthy! Check out their video!

Grade 2 produced a video to illustrate the importance of being Trustworthy, one of the Six Pillars of Character. Open this header to view the video or go to the link: https://vimeo.com/236961887
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New Office Hours Begin October 16

New office hours coming soon. Starting October 16, the office will open at 7:00 AM and close at 3:30 PM. The office will remain open during the Fall Break.
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A+ After-School Program Rate Increase

The A+ After-School Program rate has increased to $110 per month. The program starts immediately after the close of the school day at the Mililani Waena. After free play/snack, children participate in enrichment, physical development/coordination activities and are given time to complete homework. Register your child for A+ by picking up an registration from at the office.
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Be Cool and Keep Our School Safe

Firearms such as BB guns, air guns, Nerf guns, and paintball guns are strictly prohibited in school and do not belong in your child's backpack, on the school bus, and/or any other school-related activities Should your child bring a firearm to school, he/she will be removed from attending school for not less than one calendar year. Only by the Superintendent's review on a case-by-case basis, can the length of this dismissal be modified. To read the Chapter 19 policy on discipline, go to this link: https://goo.gl/6RHPek.
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Download the Mililani Waena App!

You can now download our school app in the Apple and Android App stores. Access the latest school news and check up on class assignments and photos.
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Accreditation Update

All Hawaii public schools are required to be accredited from the Western Association Schools & Colleges (WASC). Mililani Waena is currently conducting a self-study to analyze the quality of its curricular experiences for students. In the Fall of 2017, we will host information sessions with parents and community members to gather more feedback on our school curriculum and programs. In the spring of 2018, a team of educators representing WASC will conduct a site visit. At the conclusion of the site visit, the WASC visiting team will make school wide recommendations which includes an accreditation status.
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