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Bringing home the trophies: Parker School Debate Team wins statewide sweepstakes tournament

| | Nov 20 2017 - 12:30am | Comments

WAIMEA — Parker School’s 37 debaters won 79 ballots Nov. 11 at the Punahou School Non-Qualifying Speech and Debate Tournament on Oahu, winning the trophy for the largest overall number of wins. Punahou School placed second with 51 ballots.

  1. Posted: Jun 23 2017 - 12:20am

    The Big Island Giving Tree (BIGT) is ramping up the annual Sponsor a Student Program for this coming school year. Residents can donate to students whose families fall in the gap, orphans, houseless, in shelters, whose parents are in a residential program, who are being cared for by grandparents with no assistance, death of a parent or caregiver, or sudden illness of a parent or caregiver.

  2. | Posted: Jun 20 2017 - 12:30am

    HONOLULU — Parker School was among nine schools statewide given awards at the 2017 HMSA Kaimana Awards &Scholarship Program luncheon in Honolulu June 10. In addition, Hawaii Preparatory Academy (HPA) student Sabrina Marvin received a scholarship.

  3. Posted: Jun 20 2017 - 12:25am

    WAIMEA — Parker School announced Thursday that it has received a seven-year accreditation term from the Western Association of Colleges and Schools and the Hawaii Association of Independent Schools. This is the longest term the accrediting body awards, and Parker School’s third full-term award since its original accreditation.

  4. Posted: Jun 16 2017 - 12:25am

    Nearly 200 students from sixth through 12th grades made the school’s dean’s list for the semester that runs from January through May. The junior class topped the list with 41 students total to attain the distinction.

  5. | Posted: Jun 13 2017 - 12:35am

    WAIMEA — Common Sense, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids and families thrive in a world of digital media and technology, has recognized Hawaii Preparatory Academy’s Village Campus of grades K-8 as a Common Sense Certified School: Digital Citizenship.

  6. | Posted: Jun 13 2017 - 12:30am

    WAIMEA — A special three-week summer program will be offered at Waimea Elementary and Middle Schools beginning June 26. It is made possible through a federally funded 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant awarded in 2014.

  7. | Posted: Jun 9 2017 - 12:25am

    WAIMEA — Children can choose from three performing arts summer camps at Kahilu Theatre this year. The first, Let’s Dance, begins June 19 and continues through June 30. The second, Adventures in Polynesia, will be from July 3–15, and the third is Keiki Performing Arts Workshop (KPAW) July 17–28.

  8. Posted: Jun 6 2017 - 12:29am

    Rocky Mountain College is pleased to announce the spring semester dean’s list that includes students who maintained a 3.60 to 3.99 GPA. Kamuela resident Dyllon Ching was among the students noted.

  9. Posted: Jun 6 2017 - 12:28am

    On May 13, on the Worcester Polytechnic Institute campus quadrangle, more than 1,000 bachelor’s degrees were awarded during the university’s 149th commencement ceremony. Amanda Agdeppa of Honokaa earned a bachelor of science degree in biomedical engineering, with high distinction.

  10. Posted: Jun 6 2017 - 12:27am

    Sarah Lynn Willey of Kamuela was awarded a bachelor of arts degree from Connecticut College at the 99th commencement ceremony May 21. She majored in biological sciences.

  11. Posted: Jun 6 2017 - 12:26am

    Culver-Stockton College proudly announced its honor roll for the spring 2017 semester last week, with Keana Kaohimaunu of Honokaa named to the list.

  12. | Posted: Jun 2 2017 - 5:56am

    WAIMEA — With the conclusion of Waimea All-School Art Exhibit yesterday at Isaacs Art Center, “Papa Lehua” was named winner in the “Best Themed Art Piece” category. The hands of every child in Kanu o ka Aina grade 2/3 contributed to the piece.

  13. | 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.

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

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  15. | 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.