Parent Update #10


– Oct. 29, 30            1:15 Early Release due to Parent/Teacher Conferences

– Oct. 29-Nov. 2       Spirit Week

– Oct. 30                  5:30-7:00 Ohana Night Pumpkin Carving, Cafeteria

– Oct. 30                  5:30 School Community Council (SCC) General Meeting

– Nov. 1, 2, 5, 8, 9   1:15 Early Release due to Parent/Teacher Conferences


SCHOOL SPIRIT – Pauoa Elementary Spirit Week is upon us. Join the fun and show your school pride!  The grade level with the most school spirit throughout the week will win a fabulous prize!


Oct. 29 Monday – Black/White Day

Oct. 30 Tuesday – Super Hero Day

Oct. 31 Wednesday – Happy Halloween!

Nov. 1  Thursday – Cartoon Day

Nov. 2  Friday – Beach Day 


PTC EARLY DISMISSAL/AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM CANCELATION – Students will be dismissed at 1:15 on Oct. 29, 30, Nov. 1, 2, Nov. 5, 8, and 9 to accommodate Parent/Teacher Conferences. Although the A+ program will not be interrupted, all other afterschool programs, tutoring and enrichment programs, will be canceled from Oct. 29-Nov. 9. Wednesday dismissal will remain at 1:30.


PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES – Teachers are looking forward to meeting with parents to share and exchange important information about their students. Conferences have been scheduled at 15 minute intervals. Please be punctual for your conference. Thank you for your involvement and cooperation.

Conference Tips for Parents


OCTOBER 30TH OHANA NIGHT – Save the date!!!  October 30, 5:30-7:30 pm.  Please come for a night of fun, excitement and creativity as your child(ren) enjoy activities put on by the Executive Women’s League of Hawaii, pumpkin carving contest and bonding time with your ohana (family).  There will also be our School Community Council community meeting highlighting our plans this school year, recognition received and update of our WASC (Western Association for School and College) report. PAUOA SCHOOL PUMPKIN CARVING FLYER


ART AND POETRY CONTEST – Calling all artists and poets! Hawai’i Gas Company is sponsoring an art/poetry contest to promote locally grown, caught, or raised products. This is an awesome opportunity for students to showcase their artistic talents. Deadline to enter is November 30.  Entries may be turned in to your child’s teacher. Art & Poetry Contest.pdf


SCIENCE FAIR FEBRUARY 2019 – Looking for students, individuals or small groups, to create and present a science project.  This is your opportunity to display your knowledge and represent Pauoa Elementary in the Honolulu District Science Fair in February. An informational meeting will be held on Friday, October 26 in the Library during first recess for students in Grades 3-5.


STUDENT PORTRAITS – Picture taking for students who did not take a photo or for students who wish to retake their photo will be on November 20. If retaking a photo, the original photo package must be returned to the photographer on the retake day.


WORDS TO PONDER – “What one does is what counts and not what one had the intention of doing.”  – Pablo Picasso

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