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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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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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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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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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Rockin’ & Rollin’ at Maui Prep’s Jingle Bell Ball

November 25, 2012

Maui Prep’s 7th Annual Jingle Bell Ball is just around the corner.  The Jingle Bell “Rock & Roll” Ball, taking place on December 1, 2012, is truly one of west Maui’s premier social events not to be missed.  This festive night at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua features a pupu/cocktail hour, a gourmet dinner followed by dancing [...]

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Celebrating Hawaiian Culture Through Hula

September 14, 2012

On Friday, September 14 the Maui Prep ‘Ohana was treated to a special hula performance by fifth graders Kassidy Howeth, Amelia Graham, Rachel Bergson, and Chloe Chin. The girls belong to Na Pua O Kapi’olani hula halau and dance under the direction of Kumu Kathy Holoaumoku Ralar. The girls performed “Ke ao Nani”, a chant which was [...]

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A Night to Remember – Graduation 2012

May 26, 2012

What an unbelievable graduation!  The Maui Prep ‘ohana gathered on a picturesque evening to celebrate the accomplishments of the Class of 2012, the third graduating class of Maui Prep.  Many of the graduating class have attended Maui Prep since the school first opened its doors in 2005; students in this class were part of the [...]

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Troy Otto Is Off To States!

May 10, 2012

Maui Prep junior Troy Otto will become only the second Maui Prep athlete to compete in the HHSAA Track & Field State Championships, which takes place on the Big Island this weekend.  Otto has been improving all season, in large part due to the focus and determination he has put into his sport.  He qualified [...]

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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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Enrichment Activities this spring at Maui Prep

February 8, 2012

To further enrich and broaden our students’ experiences, a variety of programs are offered to lower and middle school students once or twice a week after school in approximately eight-week sessions. We are so lucky to have such talented teachers who have specialties in other areas beyond academics.  Often times, parents also share their talents [...]

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Maui Prep Paniolo Night 2012!

January 17, 2012

Maui Preparatory Academy cordially invites the West Maui community to attend our 6thannual Paniolo Night on Saturday, February 11th!  Come enjoy the all-you-can eat BBQ dinner provided by Iron Imu BBQ for only $20 dollars per adult and $10 per child.  Bring all the keiki  as we’ll have horses rides, a bouncy house, petting zoo [...]

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Talk Story Tour Comes to Maui Prep

October 22, 2011

The oral tradition is alive and well at Maui Prep!  On Wednesday, October 19, four internationally known storytellers performed for our Grade 6 through 12 students.  Speaking on themes of environmental awareness and ‘spookiness’ (a quixotic pairing), the Talk Story raconteurs engaged our ‘Ohana with their remarkable tales of tribulation and redemption.  Talk Story, now [...]

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