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Scholastic Book Fair

[slideshow_deploy id=’2636′] Our Book Fair last week, Under the Sea was so much fun for all of us. On Parent Night we had a variety of  Mystery Readers from our students and staff. Can you guess who these Mystery Readers are?

Student Council Visit to State Capital

[slideshow_deploy id=’2637′] Our Student Council recently went on a field trip to visit the State Capital. They received a tour of the capital building and got to sit in on two sessions, both in the House of Representatives and in the Senate. Representative Ryan Yamane and Senator Michelle Kidani both graciously came to greet everyone…

Jump Rope for Fitness

[slideshow_deploy id=’2653′] Mr. Fujioka is at it again in his mission to promote lifelong fitness to all of us at Mililani Uka. Students have been meeting after school to learn jump rope skills. They are getting fit and having a blast!

1:1 Technology is Fun Garage Sale

[slideshow_deploy id=’2635′] Mahalo! On January 31, 2015 our school held a Garage Sale to raise funds for our technology program. We had an overwhelming amount of support from our Mililani Uka Ohana. We received donations daily from students, teachers and our Mililani community. We had enough items to fill our entire cafeteria! In addition to…

Science Fair!

The North Central Science Fair was held on February 13th at Wahiawa Elementary. There were six schools and 54 entries. We entered 7 projects. Our students were judged not only on their projects but also on their oral presentations to the judges. I asked some students if they there nervous, but they said they were…

Kidbiz Top Achiever!

[slideshow_deploy id=’2753′] On February 12th at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, Grade 4 student Hiwalani Arnold was honored by Achieve 3000 for being one of their top readers in our State! She read over 600 articles with 75% or higher on the first try during the month of November and December! Over 70 articles a week!…

Character Counts!

[slideshow_deploy id=’2766′] The Character Counts Fair at the Town Center on February 7th was well attended by our Mililani Community! Thank you to Mr. Puzon and our Chorus for their wonderful performance. We were also able to announce the winners of the poster contest and display them at our booth for everyone to enjoy. Student…

Making Math Fun!

[slideshow_deploy id=’2355′] Our curriculum coaches, Mrs. Nakasone and Ms. Fukada, held successful parent workshops sharing math strategies with our parents. Our parents had an opportunity to learn about the new math Common Core Standards as well as how they can help their children at home with their math homework.

Mililani Uka Robotics Club

[slideshow_deploy id=’2332′] Our Robotics club is in full swing. The Mililani Uka Robotics club is led by Mrs. Ohira-Tayama with help from Mrs. Kishimoto, Mr. Hanger and Mr. Zaborski. Robotics team members must use critical thinking skills while working collaboratively to research, design, and program mechanical robots.