February 2013

The Pueo is a USA TODAY Mascot Finalist!

February 25, 2013

Along with the mascots of four other Hawaii schools, the Maui Prep Pueo has been selected as a state finalist in a mascot contest sponsored by USA TODAY.  The winner for each state will be determined by number of votes compared to its competitors and will then move on to a regional final.  Voting for [...]

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Maui Prep’s 7th Annual Paniolo Night, February 23

February 16, 2013

It’s that time of year again!  Get your cowboy outfit on and mosey on up to Maui Prep’s 7th Annual Paniolo Night on February 23, 2013.  This wonderful event has turned into one of the signature family gatherings for the west Maui community.  Paniolo Night will run from 4 pm-9 pm. As in past years, [...]

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You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown

February 13, 2013

“Music students out-perform non-music on achievement tests in reading and math. Skills such as reading, anticipating, memory, listening, forecasting, recall, and concentration are developed in musical performance, and these skills are valuable to students in math, reading, and science.” – B. Friedman, “An Evaluation of the Achievement in Reading and Arithmetic of Pupils in Elementary School [...]

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Twin Falls Rainforest Adventure

February 11, 2013

On February 8th Maui Prep’s third graders enjoyed a fun filled day of hiking and swimming in the waterfalls of Twin Falls in Huelo, on the North Shore on Maui. Our class is wrapping up our Project Based Learning Unit on The Tropical Rainforest, and what better way to learn about the Rainforest than to [...]

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Maui Prep Announces New Head of School

February 6, 2013

Maui Preparatory Academy and its Board of Trustees are pleased to announce the appointment of Jonathan L. Silver, PhD as the next Head of School, commencing with the 2013-14 school year. Dr. Silver replaces outgoing Head of School George Baker, who is retiring this May.    Mr. Baker has been with Maui Prep since its doors [...]

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Analyzing Themes of a Novel Through the Creation of a “Theme Park”

February 4, 2013

The 8th grade students are nearing the end of a novel written about the end. The end of the world that is. The Age of Miracles is a novel with several different themes, all of which students are investigating through the creation of a ‘Theme Park.’ Students began work today developing their lands within their [...]

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A Major Accomplishment by the Video Journalism Class

February 3, 2013

The Video Journalism class has reached a monumental milestone. For the first time in Maui Prep history, the Video Journalism class has created a video that aired on PBS Hawaii on January 10th!   The students are members of a statewide program sponsored by PBS Hawaii called HIKI NO.  (Hawaiian for “can do”)  The program [...]

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MIL Swim Championship = Pueo Medal Haul

February 3, 2013

For the second year in a row, Maui Prep Pueo history was made at the MIL Swim Championships.  After the two-day meet had finally finished, Maui Prep came away with a school record seven medals, seven school records and two MIL Champions.  Jr. Sebastian Buenrostro Gallimore started things off for the Pueo swim team with [...]

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Finding Kind- A Movement & A Documentary

February 1, 2013

Next Friday February 8, 2013 at 5pm in the Maui Prep Dining Hall, Mrs. Reader will be hosting a showing of the documentary, “Finding Kind”.  The movie is open to 4th-12th grade females and their mothers, or a significant woman in their life.  It will be a potluck, so please bring a small dish to share, along [...]

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