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Bringing home the trophies: Parker School Debate Team wins statewide sweepstakes tournament

| | Nov 20 2017 - 12:30am | Comments

WAIMEA — Parker School’s 37 debaters won 79 ballots Nov. 11 at the Punahou School Non-Qualifying Speech and Debate Tournament on Oahu, winning the trophy for the largest overall number of wins. Punahou School placed second with 51 ballots.

  1. | Posted: Oct 9 2017 - 12:30am

    WAIMEA — Sept. 29 was a special day for Hawaii Preparatory Academy (HPA). For the first time since the construction of the Energy Lab in 2010, the school celebrated the official dedication and naming ceremony of a new building: Hale Inana.

  2. | Posted: Oct 9 2017 - 12:27am

    WAIMEA — Parker School invites community members to come get splashed at the 18th Annual George Heneghan Fun Run and Color Stampede Oct. 29.

  3. | Posted: Sep 29 2017 - 12:30am

    NORTH HAWAII — Seven Big Island schools will join schools from around the world to celebrate International Walk to School Day this Wednesday.

  4. | Posted: Sep 29 2017 - 12:25am

    WAIMEA — Hawaii Preparatory Academy (HPA) is hosting a series of admission events for prospective K-12 day students over the next three months.

  5. | Posted: Sep 26 2017 - 6:48am

    NORTH HAWAII — Papa Ola Lokahi announced Sept. 19 nine scholars in diverse medical and allied health training programs throughout the state that have received the Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship. Two of the recipients live in North Hawaii: Gaylyn Mattos from Hawi and Luana Kealealani from Waimea.

  6. | Posted: Sep 26 2017 - 12:30am

    For the upcoming Oct. 9–13 fall intersession, The Kohala Center will offer two programs for island youth in partnership with Kamehameha Schools.

  7. Posted: Sep 26 2017 - 12:25am

    The Culinary Garden of Waimea Middle School was recently awarded the Department of Agriculture’s Hawaii Farm to School Program accolade. It showcased the Mala’ai team’s tremendous work laying the foundation for strong F2S connections with the aina, keiki and cultures of their community.

  8. | Posted: Sep 22 2017 - 12:25am

    WAIMEA — Hawaii Preparatory Academy (HPA) was one of three schools selected nationally to receive a 2017 Healthy School Award from The Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI), in partnership with School Planning and Management and College Planning and Management magazines.

  9. | Posted: Sep 19 2017 - 12:20am

    WAIMEA — Offered exclusively to administrators, teachers and students — including those in home schooling programs — PBS Hawaii will host a free presentation from 4-6 p.m. Sept. 27 at Hawaii Preparatory Academy’s Gates Performing Arts Center. It will focus on their statewide digital learning initiative and student news program.

  10. Posted: Sep 19 2017 - 12:15am

    Students, their families and community members can participate in Waimea Middle School’s fifth annual 1.5 or 3-mile run/walk event Sept. 29. Registration and a silent auction with gift baskets created by students and families will begin at 4 p.m. in the cafeteria, followed by the run and walk at 5 p.m. At 5:30 p.m., dinner will be served.

  11. Posted: Sep 15 2017 - 12:20am

    The Kohala Center’s High School Sustainable Agriculture Program will host its next session from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Oct. 9–13 at their Demonstration Farm in Honokaa.

  12. | Posted: Sep 12 2017 - 12:30am

    This year, Waimea Middle School will join the Elementary School for the Literacy Night event from 5-7 p.m. Sept. 20 in the cafeteria. All grade levels will be involved.

  13. | Posted: Sep 5 2017 - 12:25am

    More than 200 Hawaii Preparatory Academy senior and junior students spent Wednesday morning learning from Blue Zones Project — North Hawaii volunteer Tina Stuart at a purpose workshop she led at Gates Performing Arts Center Auditorium. The talk was followed by breakout sessions in the dining room and library, where students determined their purposes in groups and decided how they can best use their talents to serve the school.

  14. | Posted: Sep 1 2017 - 6:50am

    WAIMEA — Mike Ng and Anita Tatum had a mission: to hand deliver 12 free soccer balls to 12 schools over 12 days.

  15. | Posted: Aug 29 2017 - 12:25am

    WAIMEA — Now that the two-story, nine-classroom STEAM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Aina/Arts-Math) building is closer to completion at Waimea Middle School, an eighth-grade journalism class got a sneak peek last week and were quick to ask the obvious: “When do we move in?”