Kealakehe Intermediate plans public meeting
Kealakehe Intermediate School is holding a public meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the school library.
Parents, students, teachers and West Hawaii community members are invited to this public meeting with administration and school community council members. The council will meet immediately following the public meeting.
For more information, contact Cynthia Gray at 327-4314.
Kealakehe High hosts parent night
Kealakehe High School students and their parents or guardians are invited to drop by the school’s cafeteria between 5 and 7 p.m. Thursday for parent night. Staff will be available to provide information on updated grades and attendance; status of student’s personal transition plan; credit checks, graduation status, college planning; class credit recovery; Migrant Education and English Language Learners programs; Title I benefits for students; and answer any other questions. Translators will be available. Refreshments will be served.
For more information, contact Connie Simon at 327-4300, ext. 2436, or Linda Jeffrey at 327-4300, ext. 2432.
Parker debaters win sweepstakes trophy
The Parker School debate team won the sweepstakes trophy at the Debate Non-Qualifying Tournament at University Lab School on Oahu on Oct. 12. The sweepstakes trophy goes to the school with the largest number of winning ballots and Parker, one of 13 schools that participated in the tournament, finished with 81 winning ballots. Punahou came in second with 40.
A total of 27 of the 32 Parker School debaters received a certificate attesting to a “superior” rating for the tournament.
HPA students clean up beaches
About 80 Hawaii Preparatory Academy students in fourth, fifth and seventh grades recently participated in the annual International Coastal Cleanup sponsored by The Ocean Conservancy. The students, who focused their efforts at Spencer Beach Park and the Kawaihae Small Boat Harbor, gathered about 220 pounds of debris. Seventh-graders analyzed and documented their findings.