April 2011

History Day State Competition Results

April 26, 2011

by John Deal On the weekend of April 8-9th, I took 9 students to Windward Community College in Oahu for the History Day State competition.   As a reward for their hard work and for being chosen to represent Maui at the State competition, we left for Oahu right after school on Friday.  We spent Friday [...]

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Maui Prep Pueo Track Team Update

April 25, 2011

by Coach Louis Cote The team has seen some very impressive performances this past month from a number of different underclassmen. Starting with Xavier Damo. He has been performing better each meet and it will not be long before we see him setting new school records in the 800, 1500 and 3000 meters. He already [...]

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Maui Prep’s Preschool has a new place to play!

April 20, 2011

Maui Prep’s Preschool has a new “house” to play in, thanks to the efforts of many people.  Maui High School’s wood shop designed, constructed and donated play houses to lucky preschools throughout Maui.  This has been a yearly project for this program.  Maui Prep was lucky enough to be one of the recipients this year.  [...]

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Building Engineers

April 20, 2011

The World is Flat created a real stir a few years back as the author Thomas Friedman pointed out the enormous global economic and political trends creating new realities impacting our lives. The critical point of his book and world view is that the economic, technological and educational advantage held by developed nations for the [...]

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CEO of Hawaii PBS Visits Maui Prep

April 15, 2011

Maui Prep hosted the fourth MISO Heads’ meeting on our campus on Thursday, April 14th. The guest speaker was Leslie Wilcox, current CEO of Hawaii (PBS) Public Broadcast System. Leslie is working with schools to promote the development of  TV journalism in students in grades 6-12. As part of encouraging students to engage themselves in [...]

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Senior Class College Acceptances

April 13, 2011

Seniors: Devyn Torres, Dino DeSalvio, Caitlyn Fisler, Sarafina Huck, and Kiana Schaefer Maui Prep is excited to share the following college acceptances that our seniors have received.  This hard-working group of students has also received over $800,000 in scholarship offers to date … an awesome accomplishment for a class of only 13 students.  We wish them [...]

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Sign Up for The TOM 2011

April 6, 2011

Maui Preparatory Academy announces its second annual Tom Rosenquist Legacy Golf Tournament (aka “The TOM”) on Sunday, May 1st, at the world-renowned Bay Golf Course at Kapalua.  Rosenquist, a founder and passionate supporter of Maui Prep and an avid golfer, passed away in September 2009 and “The TOM” is one way that the school has [...]

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Our Third Grade Garden

April 4, 2011

Miss Meenzhuber’s third grade class has been learning about Early Hawaiian History and the Polynesians that first migrated to the Hawaiian Islands. As an enrichment activity to support this unit, the class planted a Native Hawaiian Garden. We would like to thank Maui Nui Botanical Gardens for their generous donation of mai`a (banana), kalo (taro) [...]

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Students Shine at Learning Fair Thursday, April 7th

April 1, 2011

As many of you know, Maui Prep has been awarded a “Schools of the Future” grant from Hawaii Community Foundation.  As part of our Year 2 grant proposal, we suggested hosting a Learning Fair for our ‘Ohana and the local community in which students can share some of the exciting things they have been doing [...]

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