March 2012

Science Olympiad Scores Big at State Competition

March 29, 2012

Maui Preparatory Academy’s Science Olympiad team once again dominated on a state level.  Our small school, with a team of mostly new members, scored 2nd place coming in closely behind Iolani School of Oahu. Team members Nainoa Moore, Griffin Sagar, Molly Manafo, Lexie Leon, Cassidy Otto, Alexa Narayan, Zac Giles, JJ Jerome, Nick Head, Jonah Bluh, [...]

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Maui Prep Tennis Victorious Against St. Anthony

March 29, 2012

The Pueo Boys’ Tennis team continued its winning ways on Wednesday, March 28 with a 4-1 victory over St. Anthony.  The team was led by senior captain Byron Doan who won his singles’ match 6-0, 6-2 versus St. Anthony’s top-ranked player.  The momentum continued with further victories by senior Nathan O’Hanlon (4-6, 6-4, 6-4), junior [...]

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MPA0001! A New Discovery by Maui Prep

March 26, 2012

For the next month, students in the Upper School Astronomy course will be working as part of an international collaboration of secondary schools and universities to detect and identify asteroids in our solar system.  As one of 40 schools throughout the world participating in the International Astronomical Search Collaboration (IASC), Maui Preparatory Academy has been [...]

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Congratulations Skyler Hirsch

March 20, 2012

Maui Prep 10th grader excelled at the Western Sectional Swim Meet this month. This meet had approximately 200 swimmers ranging in age from 14-39. There were many college swimmers at the meet, and several Olympic Trial cuts were achieved. Skyler had an amazing meet. He won two of his heats and took time off in [...]

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Jefferies and Trout Bring Home More MIL Swimming Accolades

March 12, 2012

Even though the MIL swim season officially ended in the middle of February, the awards are still coming in. This past week, the MIL All-Star team was selected by MIL coaches. Maui Prep freshman, Danielle Jefferies, was named the MIL Female Swimmer of the Year. Jefferies became Maui Prep’s first ever MIL champion and HHSAA [...]

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An Out of this World Pair: Kindergarten and 5th grade

March 5, 2012

Over the last few weeks, the 5th grade has been exploring what exists beyond our planet, Earth.  Each student has become an expert on a different planet in our solar system and is preparing for their presentations at the Learning Fair, where they will be “selling” their planets to our guests.  This week, the 5th [...]

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Congratulations Maui Prep History Day Students

March 4, 2012

Congratulations History Day students under the direction of Maui Prep History Teacher John Deal.  These are the students who qualified to the State competition in April: Middle School: 1.  Documentary – The Revolutionary Model T  – (Evan Frederiksen, Nick Head, Rich Sargent) 2.  Documentary – Overthrow, Annexation, Revolution: Hawaii’s Last Queen – (Frankie Singer, Cindy [...]

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Pueo Tennis Victorious in First MIL Match

March 1, 2012

Maui Prep tennis is back on the courts, and the boys’ team started the season in similar fashion to last year, with a win. The Pueo tennis players met the Maui High Sabres in the first match of the 2012 campaign. On February 29, the boys’ team won in convincing fashion posting a 4-1 match [...]

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