Students at Mililani Uka Elementary are eager to enter their 2nd year of the Hour of Code. Last year, our entire student population successfully completed 1 hour of coding (and beyond) along with millions of other students across the United States. Our students received lessons in computer programming from their technology teacher and were able…
Ms. Gamiao, one of our grade 4 teachers applied for a grant so that she could purchase a computer for her classroom students to use. Hawaii State Federal Credit Union representatives came this week and presented her with a check. Congratulations Ms. Gamiao!
National Farm to School Month was officially designated by Congress in 2010 as a time to celebrate the importance of Farm to School programs as a means to improve child nutrition and educate children about the origins of food. National Food Day, is held annually on October 24. MAHALO to Kahuku Farms for donating papaya…
Shoebox for the Homeless collection was a success! We were told that in the past all the complex schools’ donations would fit into one truck and now they need two trucks! THANK YOU for all of the donations. We collected 240 “boxes” about 100 more that we did last year!
On October 29th the annual Mililani Cross Country meet was held at Mililani Middle school. Our students were excited to participate in this event. They all showed good sportsmanship as they cheered for all the complex students as they crossed the finish line! We were all proud of our students.
Mililani Uka Chorus in action! Mr. Puzon is back and already working with our chorus students. In addition to performing at our assemblies, look for them at the Hui Holiday Family Night on December 12th. Mark your calendars!
Garden club students enjoy learning about how to keep their gardens pest free and growing bountifully. Mrs. Panguirigan, the club advisor makes learning about plants fun!
Cross country practice is in full “STRIDE!”. This year we have 150 students from grades 3-5 practicing after-school on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Thank you to all the parent and staff volunteers who run with the students and cheer them on!
Safety is a top priority and is everyone’s responsibility. This week we conducted emergency preparedness drills and reviewed important personal safety procedures. Here’s a picture of some of our staff during our off campus evacuation on Wednesday! Our CPO’s now join our staff each morning and afternoon in our front parking lot opening car doors…
Our Student Council members are seen here hard at work recycling plastics and cans. Recycling is done once a month at our school and fits into what we are learning about not depleting the earth’s resources. The money raised helps pay for student council activities throughout the year.