December 2010

Let’s Move to Maui!

December 20, 2010

I am still amazed whenever I get a call or email from a family on the mainland that says “we are thinking of moving to Maui”. How can I blame them. West Maui is such an amazing place to live and raise a family. The weather is perfect, the people are full of “aloha” and [...]

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A Message From Maui Prep Swim Coach Mike “Tex” Ritter

December 13, 2010

 Aloha Everyone! Congratulations! I am very impressed with the way you swam today. There were lots of really good swims, yes, and all in all, everyone gave 100%. I am very proud of all of you. Just to wrap up from the results, we had: 6 Individual best times! 2 MPA School Records! – Girls [...]

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Kudos on the New Website

December 13, 2010

I am delighted with the new website! As a long distance grandma to my granddaughter, Maile Adams, I so appreciate being able to stay up-to-date on what is happening at her school. I especially enjoy the ever-changing photos (always looking for Maile, of course) and the videos. The site is well designed, easy to navigate, [...]

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Schools of the Future

December 11, 2010

Maui Prep is a leader among Hawaiian schools in embracing the world that our students will be coping with as the demands for specialized skills sets goes well beyond what is normally taught in a traditional college prep program. Branden Hazlet, Chris Border and I spent two days this week attending a conference led by [...]

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Even After Injury, Zach Keeps Winning!

December 11, 2010

Prior to the October 30th Maui Interscholastic (MIL) Championships, Zach Ferguson was victorious in four of the five season’s races.  Heading into the final week of the season, Zach injured his groin and hip and was unable to train for the upcoming MIL Championship race.  Not wanting to give up on the team goal of [...]

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Nā Mele O Maui

December 8, 2010

The 2nd and 3rd grade students of Maui Prep made a fine showing at this year’s Nā Mele O Maui song competition. Although our students didn’t place in the top 3 this year, their performance was truly spectacular. They demonstrated poise and grace as they entered and exited the stage and possessed great stage presence [...]

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“Nuclear Man” performs at Maui Prep

December 7, 2010

The Maui Prep Lower School and Middle School welcomed Charlie Lustman, singer/songwriter to campus today. Charlie is a cancer survivor who has made it his life’s mission to tell other people, through story and song, how positive thinking can help overcome challenges and obstacles. He shared his personal story with the Middle School and expressed, [...]

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New Website for Maui Prep

December 7, 2010

Since last September, a team of faculty, staff, and parents has met weekly to redesign and modernize the Maui Prep website. Today the team presented the new site at a special PTSO meeting. The goals of the new website are to first, attract and retain students, faculty, parents, and community supporters; and second to fully [...]

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Welcome to the party!

December 6, 2010

This past weekend my husband and I attended Maui Prep’s Jingle Bell Ball. It was a fantastic event and we had a marvelous time. In fact, it was so fun that I just had to share my sentiments with my 400 friends on facebook and 4,052 followers on twitter. That’s right, in just about four [...]

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The Making Of A Modern Website

December 5, 2010

I met Cathi Minami at one of the social media workshops I sometimes teach at High Tech Maui (a program of the Maui Economic Development Board). She approached me during a break saying that the folks at Maui Prep were thinking about doing something about their website, and heard from Krishna Narayan, parent extraordinaire, that [...]

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