We know these are uncertain and anxious times and I have asked our staff and our community for 3 things – UPS – Unity, Patience, and Serenity. (We will need to figure out ways to be more like the postal service – UPS during these unprecedented times.
Based on the latest guidance and information from health officials and our elected leaders, the Hawai‘I State Department of Education (HIDOE) will be aligning with the emergency orders directing residents statewide to remain at home and work from home through April 30. This means school facilities will be closed to students until at least April 30 and traditional in-school instruction is on hold until schools reopen.
We will be sending out information about enrichment opportunities, including
online resources and instructional packets next week as we are still on extended Spring Break. If you check our website it is "under construction as we design learning opportunities."
Please know that our public school system is still operating during this crisis. We are using alternative methods as we maximize our telework approach and find ways to remain connected with students.
Feel free to share the Principal Pointers being posted daily on our website as we set ourselves and our homes up for the idea of distance learning.
On another note, Grab and Go Meals will start in the Leeward District beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, March 25. The three closest schools near you are Waipahu Elementary and August Ahrens. Grab and Go meals are only available Monday through Friday. Breakfast service hours will be from 7:30 to 8:00 a.m. Lunch service hours will be from 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Please find more information on the HIDOE website or our school website.