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Principal's Message

January 9, 2018
 
Dear Parents and Guardians:
 
Happy New Year! The second semester of the 2017 – 2018 school year is already in full swing. I hope you had a
great winter holiday and were able to spend some quality time with family and friends.
During the second semester, we will have many exciting activities. We will engage in our Western Association of
Schools and Colleges accreditation in March. We will also have our annual complex Character Counts Fair in
February, and the Mililani Waena Songfest in May.
 
I would like to send a big congratulations and job well done to our 5 students who represented Mililani Waena with
pride in the American Savings Bank Keiki Co. competition. Students had to come up with an idea of a new product
and then develop a marketing plan. Mililani Waena’s students, Ainsley Coullahan and Camryn Kunihisa won 1st
place in the elementary division with their, “Map App.” Even Murphy, Ethan Anderton, and Leland Nakayama won
the People’s choice award for their product called the, EZ Shower.” These 5 students won a total of $30,000 for the
school. Thank you, students, for your efforts and help making Mililani Waena a great school.
 
A safety concern has been brought up regarding our drop-off/pick-up area each morning and afternoon. Parents,
please slow down and drive with caution; many children are moving to and from cars in the parking lot. We also ask
you kindly follow the directions of our crossing guards. They are out there trying to ensure the safety of all our
students, so please respect their commands and directs. Again, our students’ safety comes over our parents’
convenience.
 
Thank you very much for being a part of our team that is working together to ensure the best possible education
for your child.
 
Sincerely,
Troy Tamura Principal
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Spring Picture Taking on February 26th

Our spring picture taking will occur on Monday, February 26th in the library. Spring picture taking is optional. Students participating can turn in their spring picture taking form to Lifetouch at school.
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Emergency Drills

Mililani Waena practices a variety of emergency preparedness drills. such as shelter-in-place, lockdown, and evacuations. On Friday, February 23, we walked to our designated off campus evacuation area.
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In the News!

Fifth grader Camryn Kunihisa and 4th grader Ainsley Coullahan make Midweek news!
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Check Out Our Latest Family Bulletin!

Here are highlights from Quarter 2 and importance announcements. Click on the link to view the bulletin: https://goo.gl/sFYfSL. Or, open up this announcement header to view it in PDF format.
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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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