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Erasing graffiti: Community cleans up school and addresses problem

| | Jun 27 2017 - 12:30am | Comments

WAIKOLOA VILLAGE — More than 40 parents, teachers and students met Thursday night at Waikoloa Village Elementary and Middle School, ready to erase crude words and images that covered the buildings’ walls and playground.

  1. | Posted: Jun 2 2017 - 5:53am

    WAIMEA — Hawaii Preparatory Academy’s Lower School Student Council, with assistance from advisor Rachel Baydo, planned and held a Walk-a-Thon in early April on the Village Campus. The event raised more than $6,000 to help fund the rebuilding of Anuenue Playground in Waimea.

  2. Posted: Jun 2 2017 - 5:52am

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  3. | Posted: May 26 2017 - 6:51am

    HONOKAA — Last Saturday, the Honokaa swimming pool hosted the Big Island Regional Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) competition.

  4. Posted: May 26 2017 - 12:25am

    The University of Montana Western named 544 students to the 2017 spring semester dean’s list. Among those students was Kamuela resident Julie Gregg. To achieve this honor, students must be enrolled full-time or for 12 semester credits and carry a minimum 3.33 grade point average.

  5. | Posted: May 23 2017 - 12:40am

    KOHALA COAST — Twenty-one Hawaii Preparatory Academy seniors, along with their teachers, Hapuna Beach State Park staff and Keep Puako Beautiful volunteers, participated in a beach cleanup at the Hapuna Beach State Recreational area last Tuesday.

  6. | Posted: May 23 2017 - 12:35am

    WAIMEA — Sidney Vermeulen, a senior at Hawaii Preparatory Academy, was named one of 723 semifinalists to advance in the final round of the 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars competition.

  7. Posted: May 23 2017 - 12:30am

    Emily Johnson, the child of Scott and Zoe Johnson of Waimea, graduated cum laude from Macalester College on May 13. She received a liberal arts degree in biology and is a Hawaii Preparatory Academy alum.

  8. | Posted: May 23 2017 - 12:25am

    WAIMEA — Waimea Country School warmly welcomes Will Sanchez as the new kindergarten/first-grade multi-age teacher beginning in the 2017/2018 school year. He will replace Marcie Neubecker, one of the small school’s three full-time faculty, who is leaving the position after 11 years on staff.

  9. | Posted: May 19 2017 - 12:10am

    WAIMEA — Hawaii Preparatory Academy honored dozens of Upper School students May 15 for their special achievements in academic studies, the arts, athletics and community service.

  10. | Posted: May 16 2017 - 12:25am

    WAIMEA — Hawaii teachers and their students will have opportunities this year to leave the classroom and study firsthand the island’s ahupuaa, or traditional Hawaiian mountain-to-sea land divisions.

  11. | Posted: May 16 2017 - 12:20am

    WAIMEA — Dana Petteys, Hawaii Preparatory Academy’s interim dean of academics, announced Thursday that HPA senior Alicia Chow has been named a National Merit $2,500 Scholarship winner in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program.

  12. | Posted: May 12 2017 - 12:30am

    WAIMEA — Five Parker middle school students participated in the 60th annual Hawaii State Science and Engineering Fair April 10-12 on Oahu. They were among nearly 6,000 statewide participants.

  13. Posted: May 12 2017 - 12:20am

    Sarah Willey received the Paul Fell Biological Research Award May 1 at the annual Honors & Awards ceremony at Connecticut College. It goes to the senior who completes the best biological research project, offered by family, friends and colleagues in memory of the late Paul Fell, Katharine Blunt professor emeritus of biology.

  14. | Posted: May 9 2017 - 12:25am

    NORTH KOHALA — A new leadership development program is launching exclusively for Hawaii Island high school juniors that features mentors, place-based learning and a capstone project to benefit the community.

  15. Posted: May 9 2017 - 12:20am

    At 5:30 p.m. this Friday, students will present a free cultural celebration at Kahilu Theatre. The performance will include a May Day Court and student performances, plus staff and alumni, and special guest Lito Archangel, a Na Hoku award nominee.