November 2013

Adopt A US Soldier “Project Frontline”

November 18, 2013

What started as a genuine effort to provide students with an authentic, relevant audience to practice the skills of writing letters has turned into a full-blown effort to support our troops. Many of us have been affected one way or another by an American serviceman. Whether this person is a relative, a friend, or a [...]

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Project Based Learning in the Rainforest

November 14, 2013

Third Grade has spent the past two months studying tropical rainforests around the world. During Project Based Learning students worked to answer the essential question: How do rain forests impact the world? Students then put their research and collaboration skills to the test and created a group project that addressed the essential question. To celebrate [...]

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Kindergarten blasts off into outer space!

November 13, 2013

The Maui Prep Kindergarten spent the last ten weeks studying what exists beyond Earth. During this unit the students worked on developing collaboration skills, fine motor skills, expressing themselves through emergent writing, differentiating between fact and fiction and understanding the power of the sun. The Kindergarten team was proud to show off their space ship [...]

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Third Grade Trip to Twin Falls

November 12, 2013

Once again Ms. Meenzhuber’s third grade class caped their Rain forest unit off with a hike to Twin Falls. It is certainly an event that is a highlight of the year and a great way to celebrate all they’ve learned about the rain forest and how important they are to our fragile ecosystem.

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Local Issue Community Forum

November 2, 2013

The Upper School Government students are presenting their research and possible solutions on local issues that are impacting Maui. The students have written letters inviting senators, council members, and leaders of community organizations whose mission and vision align with that of their issue. The students would like to invite Maui Prep ‘Ohana to this event [...]

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