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Few resources are as inexpensive yet inherently valuable as the daily newspaper. For as little as the loose change in their pockets, readers can get all their local news, as well as learn what is going on overseas and, for sports fans, what happened during last night’s games. For educators, newspapers can be a valuable teaching tool as well. Younger kids typically aren’t avid readers, but newspapers are often readerfriendly, with concise articles that aren’t as long-

winded as chapters in a book. Teachers hoping to instill a love of reading in their pupils can put the local newspaper to work in a variety of ways. Encourage kids to read their favorite sections of the newspaper. Kids are kids, and they’re may not be interested in the front page stories or most of what’s included in section A. However, there are sections in every newspaper that can appeal to kids, and teachers and parents alike should encourage their kids to read those sections that interest them. The entertainment section might have stories about kids’ favorite movies, while young sports fans are likely to enjoy articles about their favorite teams and players. The goal is to get kids excited about reading, and many parts of the newspaper are filled with articles kids can enjoy.

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A Small School with a Big Impact Step onto our lush four-acre hillside estate in Honolulu, and we will dramatically change how you think about education. We like to think of AOP as “A Village for Learning,” a four-acre campus where bright cottage classrooms, sprawling open spaces and breathtaking views provide the backdrop for project-based lessons that promote individualized skill development. A curriculum in motion: Here, learning a lesson often means living it, so our students are encouraged to get their hands dirty, whether it is through state-of-the-art technologies or by simply helping a garden grow. This revolutionary approach to teaching was recognized in August 2009 by the Hawai‘i Community Foundation, which named us a “School of the Future,” one of a select group of Hawai’i private schools to embrace a progressive, hands-on curriculum. We are proud of this method, which we have used and expanded upon with great success since the school’s founding 50 years ago. With an enrollment of almost 100 young men and women in grades 6 through 12, and an average class size of eight, students, staff, and parents are partners in building lifelong academic and physical skills, encouraging creativity, and inspiring a strong sense of social responsibility. AOP is fully accredited by WASC and HAIS.

Here, learning a lesson often means living it, so our students are encouraged to get their hands dirty.

A curriculum in motion: Academy of the Pacific values hands-on learning that provides meaningful results. Whether it is through stateof-the-art technologies or by simply helping a garden grow, our mission is to develop responsible and contributing members of society. A Unique Learning Proposition: • Small, naturally beautiful setting for learning, developing relationships, and growth. • An individualized and personalized education. • An emphasis on character growth and academic accomplishment. • Progressive and passionate faculty. • Teacher to student ration averages 1 to 9, average class size of 8-10. • Recognized by KHNL TV “Hawaii News Now” as a “Cool School.”

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Assets School makes a difference in the lives of children who learn differently. The school provides an individualized, integrated learning environment for students who are gifted, dyslexic or just learn differently. With a student-to-teacher ratio of 8-to-1, Assets has designed classroom instruction around the individual learner, with both acceleration and/or remediation available. Teachers concentrate on knowing each child’s learning needs and creating a curriculum that delivers content and improves skills. A multi-sensory teaching approach is used to ensure that lessons have a maximum impact on learning. More than 90% of Assets graduates attend college each year. Assets School provides students with the knowledge, skills and capabilities to live rich and meaningful lives. Summer School for the high school begins on June 4th and the lower school begins on June 12th. Summer camp is also available for students in grades K-8 beginning on June 12th. Applications can be downloaded at www.assets-school. net or requested by calling 423-1356.

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Learning differently isn’t a problem. Just ask these famous people: Whoopi Goldberg, Ted Turner and Charles Schwab. All dyslexic and all successful. At Assets School, we give gifted learners, who happen to learn differently the tools they need to succeed in school and in life. Many kids learn differently, so at Assets we teach differently. But don’t ask us, ask our students. Ask their parents. Ask our teachers, administrators and staff. They’ll tell you about learning that transforms lives.

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Diamond Head Theatre is proud to offer its popular six week Musical Theatre Experience (MTE) Summer program for children ages 7 – 16. Students receive valuable training in singing, dancing, acting and improvisation. MTE teaches a variety of aspects from auditioning to full performance on the DHT stage with lights, sound and orchestra. Guest artists are invited to teach specialized topics. Taught by Tisha Bryant, Jenny Kimura, Natalie Uehara and Katie Wilson, classes meet Monday – Friday, June 18 – July 27 with final performance on Saturday, July 28.

Children’s program, ages 7 – 12, meet from 8:00 am to noon; teen program, ages 12 – 16, meet from 1:30 – 4:30 pm. We are proud to be able to offer scholarships through the John Young Foundation. Please call 733-0277 x306.

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The City & County’s Summer Fun Program offers a variety of quality activities at various sites, including crafts, music, sports and exciting excursions. The program runs from June 12 through July 25, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Some sites offer before and after our Summer Fun programs. The program is open to children age five (before January 1, 2012), or completed Kindergarten up to thirteen years old, who have not entered the seventh grade. Teen program and volunteer opportunities are available for students seventh grade and up. Enrollment is limited. Registration will be in early May. There is a registration fee of $25.00 (waived for eligible children in foster care or families receiving aid. Written verification is required). In addition, there is an activity fee (no waivers) which vary by site. For more information, please visit our website at www.honoluluparks.com. All programs are subject to change without notice.

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hours of personalized instruction. Tutoring sessions may be scheduled any day of the week, at any hours, between 8am -6pm this summer term (June 1-August 24). Students registered by April 15 will receive $140 off every 20 hours of 1-to-1 classes or 30 hours of 1-to-2 classes (two students per teacher). Dr. Takahashi Juku is located above Super Geeks, across the Old Stadium Park. Please call 949-3366 or visit www.juku-in-hawaii.com.

FRIENDSOF THE LIBRARY Dream Big—Read! at your local library this summer! The Hawai‘i State Public Library System will host the 2012 Summer Reading Programs from June 4 to July 7. Readers from keiki to ku ¯ puna may register at their local library beginning May 29. Visit the library and read at least one book per week; participants are eligible to receive a free weekly reading incentive while supplies last. The fiveweek program will feature family-friendly activities, storytelling performances, and chances to win great prizes! The Summer Reading Programs are generously sponsored through a grant from the Friends of the Library of Hawai‘i, Marriott Resorts Hawai‘i, Ko ‘Olina Hawai‘i, Meadow Gold Dairies, HMS Host, Hansen Distribution Group, Armstrong Produce, Bowman Connectivity Solutions, Toshiba Business Solutions, Girard’s Dressing, Roberts Hawaii, The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg

Foundation, National Football League Charities, and Aloha United Way. Corporate sponsors include McDonald’s Restaurants of Hawaii, Hawaii Pizza Hut, Frito-Lay of Hawaii, First Insurance Company of Hawaii, The Islander Group, and local Chapter Friends. Performances featuring artists from the Statewide Cultural Extension Program are co-sponsored by the University of Hawai‘i’s Outreach College, Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts. For more information and to access a schedule of performance programs, contact your local library or visit www. librarieshawaii.org.

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class. All classrooms are enhanced by interactive SMART/Promethean Boards. Emphasis is on learning to function in a group, work independently, follow directions, and problem solve. Children explore interests and discover new talents while practicing basic foundational skills. Our faculty and staff value your child’s individuality and work to foster self-esteem. We welcome new and old friends from other independent and public schools. Registration is now open through May 18. Download an application at www.holynativityschool.org or call our school office at (808) 3733232 for more information.


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Leahi Swim School has been teaching Hawaii’s keiki and adults to swim for 38 years. Student/teacher ratios are kept small. Learning to swim is fun at Leahi Swim School and conducted in a nurturing environment. Both locations have heated pools. Their Pearl City pool has just been renovated. Three quarters of the pool is now shallow with built-in sitting ledges surrounding. Students learn water safety as well as the love for the sport of swimming. For information call their Honolulu location at 988-7146 or their Pearl City location 456-4506. Visit their website at: www.leahiswimschool.com

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Join La Pietra - Hawai‘i School for Girls for our Summer Program 2012. An interactive program for girls entering grades 5-8 focusing on the development of the 5C’s ~ Confidence, Competence, Creativity, Curiosity, and Critical Thinking. Located on the slopes of Diamond Head, La Pietra prepares young women to lead a life of fulfillment. We provide a dynamic, rigorous and active curriculum that brings out the best in each girl. Leadership I and II are oneweek sessions designed to provide a chal-

lenging yet nurturing experiences for young girls to encourage continued development as leaders. Leadership I: June 4-8 and Leadership II: July 23-27 from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Performing Arts Workshops led by Broadway veteran Mary Gutzi, and well-known dance teacher and choreographer, Ahnya Chang. This two-week workshop will explore the performing arts, with time for students to develop voice, confidence, stage presence, and vocal clarity through theatre, music, and dance. Session I: June 11-22 and Session II: July 9-20 from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Seats are limited. Register today at LaPietra.edu, call (808) 922-2744 or email info@lapietra.edu.

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Maryknoll School summer programs provide your child with an unforgettable experience. Every parentâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s dream is to have their child grow and develop in a safe, nurturing environment. Every childâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s dream is to experience new, exciting things in the world around them. This summer at Maryknoll School, our faculty and staff intend to make dreams come true. Not only do we have basic classes like algebra and language arts, we also offer classes like video game creation, drama, Mandarin and iClassroom, a course explores the use of iPadsÂŽ and other cutting edge technologies. To learn more, contact the OfďŹ ce of Special Programs at (808) 952-7340 or visit www.maryknollschool.org.

973-5032

www.midpac.edu

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MID-PACIFIC INSTITUTE Preschool & K-12 â&#x20AC;˘ 2445 Kaâ&#x20AC;&#x2DC;ala Street,Honolulu,HI 96822

Special Programs for Summer June 12 - July 20 General Public Registration Dates: March 27 - May 4

Maryknoll School offers traditional classes like algebra, driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s education and language arts, as well as innovative courses such as video game creation, computer animation, Mandarin and iClassroom, a course explores the use of iPads and other cutting edge technologies.

DISCOVER YOUR FUTURE AT MARYKNOLL SCHOOL 1526 Alexander Street | Honolulu, Hawaii 96822 (808) 952-7330 | maryknollschool.org

SUMMER LEARNING FOR ALL AGES

Art ESL English Math Social Studies Language Science Dance Theatre Technology Digital Media Music Photography Swim Lessons Tennis SAT Prep Driver Education

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MID-PACIFIC INSTITUTE

MPI offers a variety of summer classes (enrichment & credit) for all ages, including swimming for Tiny Tots (ages 3-5), and older students (6+), as well as tennis programs for ages 5+ of all skill levels. In addition to math, ESL, language arts, science, Thinking Strategies (SAT/ ACT prep), social studies and language courses, students can also sign up for art, drama and technology courses: â&#x20AC;˘ â&#x20AC;&#x153;LIGHTS! CAMERA! ACTION! Moviemakingâ&#x20AC;? (4 to 5). Students will collaborate on storyboards to create and edit videos; to effectively use the camera in planning angles, lighting and backgrounds. â&#x20AC;˘ â&#x20AC;&#x153;Design & Publish Your Own Photography Bookâ&#x20AC;? (6 to 8) will delve into

the exciting world of custom-printed books, digital photography, book design and desktop publishing. â&#x20AC;˘ â&#x20AC;&#x153;Theatre Campâ&#x20AC;? (4 to 8) will introduce students to performance techniques and culminates with a summer performance. â&#x20AC;˘ â&#x20AC;&#x153;Sight & Insight: Field to Studio Photographyâ&#x20AC;? (10 to 12) is an intensive photography course that will focus on content, form, craft, theory and analysis. Field trips will provide valuable experience. â&#x20AC;˘ â&#x20AC;&#x153;Bug Scienceâ&#x20AC;? (5 to 7) offers hands-on laboratory exercises â&#x20AC;&#x201D;using insects as modelsâ&#x20AC;&#x201D; to learn a broad range of biological, ecological, and environmental topics. For information: www.midpac.edu.


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OUR REDEEMER LUTHERAN SCHOOL

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Made into a loving Christian environment. We are nationally accredited, have a small student to teacher ratio, maintain high academic standards and employ caring and qualified teachers and staff. We believe that all children are capable of learning and can become self-reliant, contributing members of their church, local communities and our global society. Our “Ohana” family oriented environment offers a safe nurturing haven in which all students prosper. Our students are taught to think critically and logically to make informed decisions. They will read and comprehend at grade level and learn to express themselves clearly and concisely through the written and spoken language. They will learn computational skills, deductive reasoning and know the geography, history, culture and current

MONTESSORI COMMUNITY SCHOOL

events of Hawai‘i the U. S. and the world. We have an excellent music program for all grades which includes band, string ensemble and choir for grades 4-8. We also offer art classes, a physical education program and extra-curricular sports associated with (HAIS) Hawaii Association of Independent School, (LSSL) Lutheran Schools Sports League, and PAC5. Additionally all grade levels will be involved in computer classes. Because ORLS is sensitive to our difficult economic times, we keep tuition within a sensible range and offer financial assistance without sacrificing quality or values. Our before and after school care program is especially convenient for parents. Are you concerned about your child’s education? So are we!

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Montessori Community School offers fun-filled, full-day summer programs with our unique flexible schedules for children ages 3 to 11 years. The elementary program (incoming grades 1-5) runs from June 12 through August 16, and the preschool/kindergarten program runs from May 21 through August 16. Elementary students (incoming grades 1 to 5) will explore native Hawaiian ocean plants and animals, with hands-on classroom activities supplemented by weekly excursions and daily fitness. Preschool and kindergarten-aged children will learn about the natural world of our Hawaiian islands, including the land and plants of their island home. Fun and educational classroom activities and projects will reinforce their newfound knowledge, supplemented by creative projects such as kite-making and recycled art projects. Exciting excursions and guest speakers round out their adventurous summer! After-school enrichment programs include swimming, gymnastics, ballet, and language. For more information, call (808) 522-0244 or visit www.montessorihawaii.org. Applications for the fall are also being accepted.

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ROY SAKUMA UKULELE STUDIOS

Website: www.roysakuma.net Email: lessons@roysakuma.net Phone: (808)732-3739.

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SACRED HEARTS ACADEMY

Roy Sakuma Ukulele Studios is recognized as Hawaii’s foremost ukulele school and authority on ukulele instruction. Since 1974, Roy and his wife Kathy have expanded the studios to four locations – Kaimuki, Aiea, Mililani, Kaneohe. Roy Sakuma’s unique system of instruction has brought the joy of music to thousands of students. The method is fast and most of all fun and about as close as you can get to becoming an instant ukulele player. Private and group lessons are available to children as young as 5 and adults of all ages. Roy Sakuma is the founder of the Ukulele Festival held annually since 1971 at Kapiolani Park in Waikiki. This free event brings together professional and amateur ukulele performers from around the world and an 800-piece ukulele band, mostly children.

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Sacred Hearts Academy offers exciting Summer School courses for boys and girls in grades Junior Kindergarten (JK) to six from June 12 to July 13. Self-contained classes are offered from 8 to 11:45 a.m. for students entering grades JK to two. Students in grades three to six take one period each of math and reading and two electives, such as ceramics, sewing, team sports, Lego® robotics, musical theater and more. Intensive math and reading classes will also be offered. An extended day program until A Program of EPIC Foundation Give your child an academic boost with a fun, 5 p.m. is also offered. effective program and a low student-teacher ratio Registration forms available at Who: Students K-6 w. For questions, call 734-5058, Where: EPIC Summer Learning Center in Waipahu Located at August Ahrens Elementary ext. 256.

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When: June 12 to July 20, 2012 Time: 8:00AM - 2:00PM

Language Arts, Math, and Enrichment

Enrollment is limited

To Enroll Please Call 955-6100


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ST. ANDREW’S PRIORY CO-ED SUMMER SCHOOL PROGRAM 2012

ST. ANDREW’S PRIORY SCHOOL

S Academic & Enrichment Grades K-12 June 12 – July 20 Morning and Afternoon Classes

Adventure Program Grades K-8 July 23 – August 17 • • • •

• College Prep Credit Classes • Many options for K-8 • NEW! Glee: Priory Edition, 3D Art, and more!

Exciting Excursions Fun-filled Days Projects and Activities Middle School Leadership Challenge

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PRIORY

Catalog and Registration online at www.priory.net Call 536-6102 for more information 224 Queen Emma Square • Downtown Honolulu

St. Andrew’s Priory School’s co-ed summer programs offer students a summer of learning and fun. Conveniently located downtown and scheduled for busy families, the summer programs allow flexibility in choices of academic, enrichment, sports, and arts. Summer school for students in kindergarten-grade 12 will begin June 12 and end July 20, 2012, with two threeweek options from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Children in lower, middle, and high school will enjoy a variety of classes. From college prep and credit classes to sports, swimming, music lessons, and even engineering, students can choose classes that best fit their interests and needs. Among the most popular classes are Ceramics and Robotics.

Register early as classes fill quickly. Summer Adventure (July 23-August 17, 2012) is a 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. program filled with fun activities and excursions for boys and girls in Kindergarten-grade 8. Visit www.priory.net or call 536-6102.

SOUNDSOF SUCCESS

PRESCHOOL AND LEARNING CENTER “Giving the Gift of Language to Hawaii’s Children” Sounds of Success Preschool is a unique, private non-profit preschool for children ages 2 to 5. It is the first full day preschool on Oahu that offers individualized speech-language therapy daily for children who need added support. Certified licensed Speech-Language Pathologists and preschool teachers work together collaboratively to integrate therapy goals into classroom activities. Children do not need to have speechlanguage needs to attend the preschool. All children are welcome and will benefit from the fun, academic focused and language enriched curriculum. Sounds of Success Preschool and Learning Center opened in January 2012

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Check out our Facebook page for more info, ages 6-17

Grand Opening - Enrollment Special Receive

Tuition

for the first 6 months if enrolled by June 2012 • All-day preschool for ages 2 to 5 (Diapers OK) • Individual speech & language therapy available • Conveniently located in Aiea (Harbor Center) • Full and half day options available

488-2211

www.sospreschool.org Sounds of Success Preschool and Learning Center admits students of any race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin.

and provides a safe educational environment. Our experienced staff posseses bachelor’s and master’s degrees and are committed to encouraging children reach their full potential. Full and half day options are available. Our hours are 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday to Friday. Our on-site learning center provides after school individual speech-language therapy for children of all ages 2 to 18. Sounds of Success is conveniently located in Harbor Center in Aiea. For more information, call 488-2211 or visit www.SOSPreschool.org.

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ST. ANTHONY SCHOOL

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Since l952, St. Anthony School, located in the heart of Kailua, has educated thousands of students from preschool through eighth grade. The school’s curriculum prepares students for higher learning by integrating 21st Century learning skills with core subjects and fine arts, within the framework of Catholic education. The Early Learning Center for three and four year-olds offers a high-quality learning experience with half, full and extended day options. St. Anthony School offers an after school program with extra-curricular activities that complement the variety of interests of or school community. Summer School runs from June 11-July 13. Call for info. 261-3331.

Star of the Sea School Grades 1 - 8 Co-Educational Provides a quality education in a Catholic environment. We offer: • Academic Excellence • Affordable Tuition • Air-Conditioned Classrooms and Gymnasium • Low student/teacher ratio • Computer and Science Labs • Library with over 14,000 books • Athletic Field • Specialized instruction in Art, Music, P.E., Spanish and Hawaiian Languages

Accepting applications for the 2012 – 2013 school year Testing by appointment only.

Star of the Sea Elementary / Middle School

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4469 Malia Street Honolulu, Hawaii 96821 PH: (808) 734-0208 FAX: (808) 735-9790 www.starofthesea.org Accredited by WASC and WCEA

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STAR OF THE SEA SCHOOL

“Where Learning Never Stops” It’s all about education, teaching the children,” said Carola Souza, principal at Star of the Sea Elementary / Middle School, the popular private school in Wai‘alae. Star of the Sea is a well-established, accredited educational complex that includes an elementary and middle school that opened 65 years ago and offers year-round educational programs for children of all faiths. “We have one teacher to 13 students, and offer a complete curriculum of core subjects, state-of-the-art science and computer labs, an air conditioned gymnasium, art, music, physical education, team sports, Hawaiian and Spanish languages, and

English as a Second Language. We know there are multitudes of wonderful and challenging lessons beyond the classroom that a child should learn. Students at Star of the Sea have many opportunities to become involved in a broad range of stimulating and rewarding activities, which are offered through an array of in-school or after school programs on campus. Some of these programs are Piano, Mandarin Chinese, Computer and Homework Help.” Mrs. Souza added, “We have a staff of very dedicated teachers, a strong Parent Teacher Guild, and wonderful support of our parents. It’s all about education, their education.”


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TRINITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

LEAHI Swim School www.leahiswimschool.com Honolulu Pearl City

988-7146 456-4506

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Trinity Christian School is Hawaii’s only classical Christian school. This fully accredited, co-educational, college preparatory school serves 325 students PreK-12. Its Christ-centered curriculum uses time-proven methods at natural developmental stages: elementary focuses on mastering facts of all subjects; junior high focuses on logic and reasoning; high school students learn to express knowledge eloquently. The goal of a well-educated student is to enjoy the process of learning for a lifetime. Head of School Nancy Shaw said, “Our students are delightful young people who are respectful, work hard and enjoy learning. It’s an extraordinary education in an extraordinary community!”

Classical Christian Education in Kailua, PK – 12th Grade

Reach a Child’s

Highest Potential Trinity Christian School gives students the Tools of Learning that are used to achieve mastery in any subject while growing them in knowledge and wisdom. Trinity students thrive in a safe, nurturing environment where a Biblical worldview prepares them for life.

TCSKailua.net | 808-262-8501 Quality Catholic Education in a Spirit of Joy!

Saint Francis School

Offering a Summer Program For Grades 1–12 June 7 – 28, 2012

ST. FRANCIS SCHOOL

S For course and registration information please visit: www.stfrancis-oahu.org or contact us at

988-4111 ext. 711

Saint Francis School, where every child is unique, focuses on quality educational programs to develop the whole person — mind, body and spirit. Announcing a great summer school opportunity for those entering 1st grade through 12th grade! Saint Francis School will be holding a unique 15 day summer school during the month of June, which will still allow free summer time during July. There is an offering of classes for a variety of areas and interests, including band. The elementary school also has offerings for music and swimming lessons. Help your student get a head start on the upcoming school year or prepare for the SATs. Visit our website: www.stfrancis-oahu.org for more information and a full catalog of course offerings.

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UNIVERSITY LABORATORY SCHOOL

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About CRDG Summer Programs 2012 The Curriculum Research & Development Group (CRDG) Summer Programs at the University of Hawai‘i at Ma ¯noa continues its commitment of over forty years of summer enrichment learning and exploration. Students entering grades 3–12 discover what it takes to be scientists conducting research in the laboratory and field; engineers designing and building solutions to real world problems; conservationists working to protect the natural resources of the ‘aina; and playwrights and actors writing, producing, and starring in an original production. Inquiry-based instruction and hands-on learning in the classroom, laboratory, field, and theater are the cornerstones for all of our courses. Classes are led by a highly qualified staff of teachers and teacher-assistants to insure a safe learning environment where students are able to immerse themselves in their work and come to their own “A-HA!” moments.

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Earn credits at the University of Hawai‘i at Ma ¯noa this summer and take advantage of everything our islands and campus have to offer. Discover unique opportunities and outstanding programs in Business, Science, Tourism, the Arts and more. Choose from over 800 courses in 90 subjects, on campus or online. Resident tuition rates for undergraduates; spring tuition rates for all. Plus noncredit classes for professional and personal

development, Pacific New Media, the free Sakamaki Extraordinary Lectures and the KIDS FIRST! Film Festival. Apply and register now…it doesn’t get better than this!


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WAIALAE JAPANESE SCHOOL Grades K-9 Learn Japanese Language and Culture. AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM Classes start Tuesday, July 31st

For information call 737-2144

1045 19th Avenue • www.waialaejapaneseschool.org

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Waialae Japanese School (WJS) is a well-known institution with an experienced teaching staff offering a kindergarten through ninth-grade Japanese language school program. Skills taught are reading and writing of hiragana, katakana, and kan’ji; listening and reading comprehension; conversation and Japanese culture. Classes are held Monday through Friday at the Waialae Public Charter Elementary School (WEPCS) as an after-school program. Classes are 50 minutes in length; start time is determined by grade level. Because classes are held at WEPCS, WJS follows that school’s year-round schedule. Interested families can visit www.waialaejapaneseschool.org. Please call 737-2144 to register or to obtain additional information.

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TENNIS

ASSOCIATION

Affordable 1-Hour Group Tennis Lessons for Kids - starting at $7/hour REGISTER NOW! Dea Summdelir ne for Se MAY 24 thssion Classes b eg June 4 th in Available year-round, island-wide at a park near you! Balls and racquets provided. Everyone welcome, open to the public! Ideal for beginners and keiki ready to play. Now featuring: ‘Mommy & Me / Daddy & Me’ Classes!

For schedule and registration, visit: www.hawaii.usta.com For more information: playtolearntennis@hawaii.usta.com (808) 585-9530

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The United States Tennis Association Hawai‘i Pacific Section offers affordable group tennis lessons at over 25 public park sites across O‘ahu through their Play to Learn Tennis lesson program. This kids’ program features 10 and Under Tennis, a play format for children 10 years and younger using right-sized equipment and court dimensions. Kids learn faster with fun games and activities W. New ‘Mommy & Me’ and ‘Daddy & Me’ classes are now being offered. And Introduction to Junior Team Tennis clinics for kids ready to play. Classes begin at $7 per hour. For more information about all USTA programs that include Adult Group Lessons (all levels), Drill Clinics and Cardio Tennis, visit www.hawaii.usta.com or call (808) 585-9530.

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SAFETY TIPS FOR YOUNG WEB SURFERS

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Parents go online for a number of reasons, and kids are now often required to use the Internet as part of their schoolwork. But as useful and convenient as the Internet can be, it can also prove dangerous, particularly for young kids. Criminals who prey on children have taken their acts online, counting on kids’ innocent and trusting natures in order to take advantage of children, which can lead to emotional and/or physical harm. Parents have every right to worry when their kids go online. However, there are ways to safeguard kids from some of the Internet’s ills. • Emphasize the protection of personal information. Many Web sites ask visitors to fill out certain forms when visiting. When discussing the Internet with kids, tell them to inform an adult whenever they visit a Web site that requests they fill out a form or questionnaire before continuing to the site. All Web sites must tell their visitors how personal information is used, but kids often cannot understand the privacy policy or will immediately click the “Agree” box below the policy. Since kids don’t have their own credit cards, protecting personal information should be discussed in terms of popular social networking sites. Caution kids against sharing too much information, which could potentially make them susceptible to online predators. • Preach caution in chat rooms. Kids can be especially susceptible to the dangers of the Internet when they enter chat rooms. If parents are going to allow kids to enter chat rooms or contribute to online message boards, go over a few basics with them beforehand. First and foremost, tell them to never share their address, full name

or phone number with anyone in the chat room. Also, ensure kids never arrange to meet up with anyone from chat rooms. If kids do make a few online friends they want to meet in person, always be sure to accompany them to any such meetings and insist on meeting their new friends’ parents as well. When meetings do take place, they should always be in a public place, such as a library. • Limit time spent online. The Internet can be a valuable resource, but spending too much time online can be just as detrimental as spending too much time on the couch watching television. Limit the amount of time kids are allowed to spend online. The longer kids are on the computer, the more likely they are to drift toward Web sites where their safety can be compromised. If kids only get a set amount of time to surf the Internet, they’re more likely to visit only those sites they need to and not ones that can put them in harm’s way. • Keep the computer in the family room. Keeping the family computer in the family room, where Mom and Dad can monitor kids’ online usage without peering over their shoulders, is another way to safeguard kids from the Internet. If kids have their own computers, be it a desktop or laptop, in their bedrooms, then parents might never truly know what their kids are doing online. High schoolers might be able to handle having a computer in their bedrooms, but younger children should be restricted to using the family computer in an area where their Internet habits can be easily monitored.

Allowing children to keep their own computer in their bedroom could make them more susceptible to online criminals who prey on kids.

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