September 2011

“Hunger Games” Comes to Maui Prep

September 29, 2011

The Hunger Games (by Suzanne Collins) tells the gripping story of a teenage girl fighting to the death against 23 other teenagers, in an intense and terrifying battle for survival in a post-apocalyptic future.  This sensational story resonated deeply with our seventh grade class, as they tried to imagine how they would fare if they were [...]

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Where does your garden grow?

September 21, 2011

Maui Prep’s Preschool is growing a garden!  They have adopted a plot in the school garden and are already watching the fruits of their labor grow and bloom.  The Preschool Garden is part of a project-based learning unit this year.  Project-based learning is a dynamic approach to teaching in which students explore real-world problems and [...]

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Maui Prep – A School of the Future

September 20, 2011

Coleman Kingwell and Nicholas Head demonstrate their robotics projects for teachers attending the SOTF Conference On Thursday, September 8, over 900 teachers and students from Oahu, the Big Island, and Maui assembled at the Sheraton, Waikiki for the third annual Schools of the Future Conference.  SOTF is a coalition of forward-looking schools founded in 2009 [...]

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Bring on Pueo Dayz!

September 8, 2011

Are you ready?  September 14-17 marks the annual Pueo Dayz, a fun-filled, spirited affair at Maui Prep organized by the Upper School Student Senate.  During the week, all Maui Prep students will have the opportunity to dress-up on one of our themed dress days, run some crazy events with their classmates, and if they are [...]

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