Catch the Wind Weekly Bulletin

Week of 12/14 - 12/17

A Message from Principal Fraser

Aloha 'Aikahi Ohana,

Our first ever Arts for 'Aikahi Festival and Concert is in the books! It was a tremendous event that was enjoyed by all in attendance. As I reflect on Friday night, the highlight for me was to see how much fun our students had! Whether it was Knockerball, face painting, blacksmithing, painting with Patrick Ching, pounding Kapa with Page Change, eating good food or dancing as The Green performed, 'Aikahi students were smiling and having a blast with their friends. Hopefully this event will leave a lasting memory for them!

Another takeaway for me was to see our school community come together to make this event a success. Parents were working hand in hand with teachers to run booths. Our custodial staff was working with military volunteers to clean throughout the event. The Honolulu Police Department SWAT team was in full force to ensure safety. Our PTA was collecting money and organizing the ticket and script scales. We had over 75 people (parents, staff, community members) stay afterwards to about 9:30pm to help clean up. I came back on Saturday to check campus and there was barely any trash to be found. The tables, chairs and tents were all put away. It was truly amazing! This sort of teamwork is what makes our school special; its the essence of the A TEAM!

Through PTA we will report the financial results and keep you in the loop as we plan for next school year. Thank you again for your support and we look forward to planning the 2016 Arts for 'Aikahi Festival and Concert in the spring.


Keoki Fraser

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PTA CPK Dine-Out Night

Monday, Dec. 14th, 11am-10pm

California Pizza Kitchen at Kailua Town Center, Kailua, HI, United States

Kailua, HI

Take a night off from cooking and present this flyer to your server or take out station. CPK Kailua will donate 20% of your check to `Aikahi PTA! Purchases include dine in, take out, catering, and all beverages.

This Week's Events

December 14

  • PTA Dine-Out at CPK Kailua from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm. Bring this flyer.

December 17

  • Last day of 2nd quarter
  • Accelerated Reader TOPS Reports Due
  • Christmas Sing-A-Long at 8:30 am in the cafeteria
  • 2:05 pm release time
  • `Aikahi Choir Holiday Concert at 6:30 pm in the cafeteria
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New Technology Acceptable Use Guidelines

Click here to view the DOE's new technology use guidelines. The copy of the agreement form was in your child's Take Home Tuesday Folder. Please read, sign, and return to school. Also, be sure to check off the appropriate boxes. If you do not turn in the form, your child will not be able to use any computer on campus. This includes IXL, KidBiz3000, Google Docs and/or AR Testing. Thank you!
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Flyers for STEMFEST were in your child's Take Home Tuesday Folder. If you and your child are interested, please fill out the registration form on the bottom of the flyer, include the payment, and return it to Mrs. Kim in B-1.

Upcoming Events

January 6

  • Geography Bee at 8:30 am in the cafeteria for Grades 4-6

January 7

  • Grade 5 and 6 Science Fair in the cafeteria until 6:00 pm