January 2013

Time Traveling into Old Hawaii: 48 hours at the Moloka’i Makahiki

January 31, 2013

Thursday The rendezvous point was the Lahaina Ferry Terminal, Thursday, January 23rd, 5 PM. Our team had already been chosen: Three teacher chaperones, the entire seventh grade class, our new eighth graders, and our veteran eighth grade champions. We were armed with duffel bags, sunscreen, mobile phones, and Krispy Kreme donuts. As we embarked out [...]

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Reason #127 – We Have A Pretty Good View

January 29, 2013

Whenever new visitors come to Maui Prep, they are stuck by the beauty and views of our campus.  In a survey of students for our recent strategic plan, the physical appeal of our campus ranked very high in the reasons they like Maui Prep.  If you have ever visited the Maui Prep campus, you will [...]

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The Annual Moloka’i Makahiki is Here!

January 24, 2013

The annual Moloka’i Makahiki is here!  As you read this, Maui Prep is being represented by 15 students and three teachers across the channel at the Makahiki festival.  This group includes our entire seventh grade class, all of our new eighth graders, and our eighth grade event champions, as well as Trip Leader Mr. Casco [...]

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Maui Prep Paddlers Want You to “Stay and Play”

January 16, 2013

YOU ARE INVITED TO THE PARTY! This Saturday, January, 19, 2013,  Maui Preparatory Academy is hosting the MIL Paddling Regatta at Hanakao’o Beach Park (Canoe Beach), right here in Ka’anapali….our “home court”.  We are inviting all of our Maui Prep ‘Ohana to join us in supporting our amazing paddlers and to participate in our POST [...]

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Introducing our first PTSO ‘Ohana Business Directory

January 16, 2013

The Maui Prep PTSO is proud to introduce our first PTSO ‘Ohana Business Directory!  The purpose of the Directory is for the use of our ‘Ohana, friends and family to find services, activities, entertainment and more from within our own school community.  It will be produced annually and distributed in the first trimester of each school [...]

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Rummage Sale – Saturday, January 19th

January 15, 2013

Are you looking for a great deal?  Tired of looking for quality items at garage sales or on Craigslist?  Do you want to support a good cause?  Then we have the perfect answer for you! Come check out our amazing Rummage Sale at the school this Saturday, January 19th from 8am till noon in the [...]

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4-Peat For Science Olympiad Team

January 14, 2013

Maui Prep’s Science Olympiad team has done it again!  For the fourth straight year, they have taken home the Middle School Regional Science Olympiad Championship and will travel to Oahu on March 2nd for the State Championships.  The team was competing against seven other middle school teams.  Maui Prep also won the inaugural “Mayor’s Award” [...]

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Maui Prep Students Present Discoveries To Leading Astronomers In California

January 9, 2013

Today marked the end of a year long process of study and research for two Maui Prep students. While many of us were preparing for our return to school, Davyana San Miguel and Sydney Gilbert were in Long Beach, California preparing to share their year-long research with the scientific community. Today, at the 221st meeting [...]

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Kindergarten Visits the Maui Ocean Center!

January 9, 2013

  The Kindergarten dove into a unit of study about what exists in the waters that surround Maui with a visit to the Maui Ocean Center. The timing of this unit seemed to be a perfect fit with the humpback whales on their way to Maui. Some of the students leading questions were: * How do whales [...]

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Senior Xavier Damo Named To MIL All-Star Team

January 8, 2013

Congratulations to Maui Prep senior Xavier Damo who was recently selected as an MIL Cross Country All-Star for the second straight year.  Xavier had a stellar career as a Maui Prep runner qualifying for the HHSAA state championships as both a junior and a senior.  Xavier consistently placed in the top 8 in all MIL [...]

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