Thursday, September 30, 2010

October Menu

Fall Break

Don't forget Fall Break starts on October 4th.  Students return to school on Tuesday,October 12, 2010. 

Friday, September 24, 2010

Fundraiser Pick-Up

Don't forget the Fall Fundraiser (cinnamon bread, banana-mac nut bread, portugese sausage) Pick-Up will be on Saturday, Sept. 25 from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in the cafeteria.  Fundraising products will not be available after Saturday's pick-up.

Parking in Handicap Stalls

We are asking for your assistance.  Please do not park in a handicap stall unless you have a handicap placard.  The parking is reserved for cars with handicap placards.  We appreciate your assistance with this matter.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Voting Begins

Help us win $20,000 for our school. Go to beginning September 20 through November 12 and vote for Keone'ula Elementary School. The school with the most votes will win.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Family Reading Night

17th Annual Children & Youth Day

Mark your calendars - Sunday, October 3 is the 17th Annual Children & Youth Day from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.  For more information see the following links:

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Bank for Education

During the period of September 18 through November 26, 2010, Keone'ula will receive a $25 award for each qualified account opened at American Savings Bank.  All of your family and friends need to do when they open one of the qualified accounts is ask American Savings to designate $25 to Keone'ula.  For more information about the Bank for Education Program refer to the following link:

Family Reading Night

Thank you to all who came out to the Family Reading Night activity!  It was a great turn out and there were alot of colorful and creative posters made.  The posters will be displayed around the campus.  You can view the posters in the library alcove, E, G and F Building.  You might find a family's favorite book that intrests you to read.
Thank you again to our families, military partner Navy Munitions Command Asia Division Detachment Pearl Harbor, and KES Staff for making this event a success! Stay tuned for video and pictures from the event.

Canned Food Drive

We will be holding our 5th annual canned food drive during the month of October.  During the month of October, we would like to encourage all students to bring in canned foods to be donated to the Hawai'i Food Bank.  Canned foods may be dropped off at the office or at your child's classroom.

Hawaii State Assessment

For more information about the Hawaii State Assessment, please review the following links:

Friday, November 12, SAVE THE DATE

On Friday, November 12, we will be having our very first Family Fair from 4 to 7 p.m.  The different grade levels will be hosting their own game booths and funds raised will go directly towards the needs of the grade level.  We will also have food booths and a bake sale, with proceeds going directly to the school fun.  We are looking for volunteers and anyone who is able to make a donation.  Stay tuned for more information.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Get Ready for the Fall Book Fair

Get ready for the Fall Book Fair! 

October Important Dates

Important Dates for October

October 4-October 8……………….Fall Break
October 11………………………….........Furlough Day
October 25-29………………….........Kids’ Voting
October 26…………………………........Flu Clinic
October 28…………………………........Parent Workshop
October 29…………………………........Halloween Parade

Help Us Win $20,000 for Our School

Help us win $20,000 for our school.  Go to beginning September 20 through November 12 and vote for Keone'ula Elementary School.  The school with the most votes will win.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Fall Book Fair

Don't forget about the Fall Book Fair! 

Bus Stop

We are asking for you assistance. If your child rides the school bus please be sure to review the bus rules with your child.  We have received complaints that children are engaging in unsafe behavior, playing with balls and running into the street.  Students should be waiting for the bus in a safe manner.

Fundraiser Pick-Up

Mark your calendar. Don't forget Saturday, Sept 25 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. is the Fall Fundraiser pick-up at the Cafeteria. 

Monday, September 13, 2010

Friday, September 10, 2010 for Military Families

The Department of Defense provides military affiliated students access to individualized tutoring and homework help through the Online Homework and Tutoring Services Program which is powered by  Military students can access 1-1 help from a screened, qualified subject matter expert tutor, live via the web, in a completely safe and secure online classroom.  The service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, so help is available to all military students, no matter which time zone they live in.  All subjects of math, English, writing, science and social studies/history are covered for grades K-12.  This is not just an intervention for struggling students, but also for students needing a bit of guidance on nightly assignments, or those in challenging advanced classes, who need support.

For more information about the program, see the link:

More information will be forthcoming for our military families.

eWaste Disposal Program

On October 30, 2010, U.H. will be having an eWaste Disposal event.  See the link for acceptable items that can be dropped off:

Reading Campaign

For more information about our 2010-2011 Reading Campaign, review the links below:

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Aloha 'Aina at Campbell High School

Need to recycle?  Campbell High School is hosting an Aloha 'Aina Earth Day on September 11.  See the attached flyer for more information.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Internet Safety Essay Contest for 6th Grade

The Curriculum Research & Development Group of the College of Education's University of Hawai'i is hosting at Internet Safety Essay Contest.  Students in grade 6 are eligible to enter this contest.  For more information about the contest go to:

Kama'aina Kids

If your child will be absent from afterschool care with Kama'aina Kids please call the A+ office at 689-1380 ext. 263.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Student Publication/Video Release Form

At the beginning of the school year, we sent home the Student Publication and Video Release Form if you have not submitted this form back to school please submit the form.

Federal Survey Cards

Be on the look -- Federal Survey Cards will be coming home this week.  We need your help in completing the survey cards and returning them back to us.  This helps to determine how much monies we receive as a school. 

Kids Voting Hawaii

Students will have the opportunity to vote.  During the Primary Election, students can log online to to vote.  During the General Election, students will be voting in school.  You should start talking with your child about the importance of voting and the individuals who are running in the election.  Remember every vote counts! 

Traffic & Parking

We need your assistance.  When dropping off your child in the morning and afternoon please park in a marked parking stall.  Do not park in the fire lane or by the cafeteria.  Do not park in the handicap stall without a sticker.  Together we can ensure that our children are safe!

Keone Cash

Students caught demonstrating KES expected behavior will be given Keone Cash by an adult on campus.  2X a month students can exchange their Keone Cash for a prize.  Please remind your child that they can redeem their Keone cash during recess on September 9 and 21. The dates for the remainder of the school year are as follows:
Oct. 14 & 26
Nov. 4 & 23
Dec. 2 & 14
Jan. 6 & 18
Feb. 3 & 15
Mar. 3 & 22
April 7 & 19
May 5 & 17