October 2012

Halloween at Maui Prep

October 31, 2012

Every year on Halloween, Maui Prep’s Preschool and Lower School parade around the school to show off their costumes.  Parents, Middle and Upper School students and school staff all cheer on our keiki while they walk through our beautiful campus.  The parade always concludes with a dance party on the lower quad and then parties [...]

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Maui Prep Cross Country Team Races to the Finish

October 24, 2012

This past weekend, on the picturesque slopes of Haleakela, the varsity cross country team completed their season at the M.I.L. Championships at Kamehameha School’s Maui Campus. The boy’s team finished 5th out of 11 total schools and second in division II competition. Senior, Xavier Damo, finished 9th overall and qualified to run in his 3rd [...]

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We Love Iron Imu!

October 23, 2012

                Maui Prep has a new lunch program and trust me when I say that “this is some good food”! Maui Prep parents Rob and Kristen Wheeler started a business a while back called Iron Imu and Maui Prep’s kitchen is lucky enough to be their home base.  [...]

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Pirate Day at Maui Prep…Arrrrgh Matey!

October 19, 2012

Friday, October 19, is the annual “Dress Like a Pirate Day.” Students of all ages come to school in their crazy pirate costumes and also share some aloha with The Maui Food Bank. Each “free” or “themed” dress day at Maui Prep is extra special because students share two canned goods and $1 to be donated [...]

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Middle School Student Council Off And Running!

October 14, 2012

Jerry Seinfeld once quipped that the only thing people fear more than death is public speaking. Our students won’t suffer from this phobia as they constantly encounter opportunities to grow their presentation skills. Middle School Student Council Elections provided just such an opportunity. On September 21st brave students arose before their peers and delivered a [...]

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Preschool Rocks!

October 10, 2012

As in Rock n’ Roll!!!  Maui Prep’s Preschool class has been immersed in music.  At the beginning of the school year, the students were showing a very strong interest in various types and forms of music.  This led the teachers, Miss Ford and Miss Glass, to their first project-based learning unit- Music!  The students want [...]

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Class of 2013-Smee Day and Babysitting Night

October 10, 2012

The class of 2013 is finally complete.  With 17 Seniors, this group of young men and women represent Maui Prep’s largest graduating class.  Mr. Border and I are pleased to serve as Advisors to these students as we have seen most of them transition from child to adult in just four short years.  One of [...]

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Maui Prep Juniors Selected to Attend RYLA

October 9, 2012

On October 4, three Maui Prep juniors, Katie Ornelas, Tim Lee and Santana Huck attended a RYLA event sponsored by the nine Maui County Rotary Clubs.  The RYLA program (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards) focuses on developing leadership skills in Maui’s youth; Katie, Tim, and Santana were all selected after completed an application process.  The day [...]

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Project-Based Learning in Action

October 8, 2012

The third grade is in the middle of an exciting Project-Based Learning (PBL) unit on Habitats. PBL is a dynamic approach to teaching in which students explore real-world situations. With this type of active learning, students are inspired to obtain a deeper knowledge of the topic they are studying. Science has been the focus of [...]

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Congratulations Seniors!!!

October 5, 2012

On Wednesday, October 3, Maui Prep celebrated the volleyball careers of four of its Pueo.  Following the match, friends, family and fellow teammates adorned four Maui Prep seniors with leis, floaties and candy as they played their final home volleyball match.  Captain Chloe Schaefer (4th year), Akashi Saito (1st year), Mikayla Head (2nd year), and [...]

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NHS and NAHS 2012 Induction Ceremony

October 3, 2012

Last evening, seven Upper School students were inducted as new members of the Maui Prep chapter of the National Honor Society.  To be considered for membership, students of Maui Prep must have and maintain a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.5 of higher, and exhibit outstanding qualities in the following areas: Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character.  These students [...]

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