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Thursday, January 13, 2011

PTCO Bulletin 1-12-11


Thurs., Jan. 13 - PTCO Meeting 6:30-7:30pm in the cafeteria. See announcements for details!

Fri., Jan 14 –
-   SUPER CITIZEN ASSEMBLY 8:15am at the flagpole. Come congratulate your Super Citizens! (Please no balloons.)

-   Parent Night -  I Have A Dream: Healthy Living Gallery Walk in the cafeteria, picnic on the lawn from 5pm-6pm.  
-   Math Workshop - 5:30-6:30p in the library with Courtney Palmer.


6:30 - 7:30 p.m. in the Cafeteria.  There are so many opportunities for good works at the school right now, but we need parent input on how to focus our efforts.  Here are some of the things we'll be brainstorming:   nutrition classes, garden-learning project, Family Fun Night, Children's Art Festival, and technology.  Plus, there will be time to ask questions and raise issues.  Also, enjoy some warm home-made bread and honey.  Kids are welcome.  See you there!

Swim Team Starting!
We are excited to start swim team again on January 27th.  It will run from January 27-March 17th on Thursdays from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m at the BYUH pool.  The cost is $60.  With this new season, we hope to continue working on strokes and endurance.  Our last class will be a swim meet where we will invite families to come and participate in our relays and swim races. Please contact CITO office to sign up, 675-3780.
Thank you, Joanie Ford

Walk-in Study Hall Grades K-3
An after-school math homework help will begin on Monday, January 10th. It will be open for the first 30 minutes after school in the cafeteria (side furthest from the stage). Monday, Tuesday, Thursday for the 1st week. A flyer will be sent home.  It is also attached.  
Courtney Palmer will be there and a few kids from the math club will also be there for peer tutoring.

BOX TOPS at Laie Elementary 
Congratulations to Mrs. Kitagawa's class for collecting the most box tops so far this year! 
But don't stop collecting! We are still working toward our goal of $875.  After the christmas break there will be more contests.  So keep collecting and bringing them into your classroom collection containers.  Don't forget to register with our school at btfe.com to get coupons and more.

HSA Online Testing
Jan. 10-28th HSA online testing for grades 3-6. The state gives each school 3 tries to get students to pass.  This will be our first try.


After School Programs
Kahuku District Park will be starting after school programs during the week of Jan 24, 2011.  Registration will begin tomorrow Jan 12th.  
Department of Parks and Recreation
Spring Program
At Laie Elementary School
Basketball 2nd-4th grade, 2:30p-3:30p, Basketball Courts,15 maximum
Beginning Japanese 4th – 6th grade, 2:30p-3:30p     P-8, 12 maximum
Basketball 5th & 6th grade, 2:30p-3:30p, Basketball Courts,15 maximum
Crayon Crafts K-6th grade, 2:30p-3:30p, P-8, 12 maximum
Hula, 2nd -6th grade, 5:30p-6:30p, Cafeteria, 25 maximum
Polynesian Dance, 5:30p-6:30p, Cafeteria, 30 maximum, (Class will begin on Feb 9th)   
Ocean Awareness Class, CANCELLED
Spring Crafts, 2:30p-3:30p, P-8, 12 maximum
Kickball, 2:30p-3:30p, Kanahele Field, 25 maximum
Active Games, 2:30p-3:30p, Kanahele Field, 24 maximum
All classes (except for Polynesian Dance) will begin during the week of Jan 24th.  All classes are free.  A minimum of 8 students must be registered to maintain the class and a waitlist will be established for those classes exceeding the maximums.
Registration will take place at Kahuku District Park Office Jan 12th from 6pm -8pm, Jan 13 from 2-5pm and Jan 18 from 2-5pm.  We will accept registration until the classes reach their maximum enrollment.  If you have any questions Please call Diane at 293-5116.
Zumba, Turbo Kick, and Turbo Fusion exercise classes are offered for a minimal fee at Kahuku District Park; get a program flyer for more information.

TeHamata Now Open for Registration 
Open registration will be tomorrow Jan 11th & Jan 13th from 3:30-5:30 at Toilolo's residence (55-603 Moana St. Laie). Classes will start next week. Classes include Ukulele, Fire knife, Hula, Tahitian, Hip Hop for all ages.  There are even adult classes including Zumba.  For more info: email tehamatahawaii@yahoo.com or call 808-358-9716. 

Math For Girls!
On Saturday, February 5 from 8 to 10am on the Sacred Hearts Academy campus the annual Math Power 4 Girls + Parents will be held. Girls in grades Junior Kindergarten to grade 4 and their parents are invited to attend. There is no fee.
Registration materials are available online atwww.sacredhearts.org
Registration deadline is January 24th.
If you have questions contact Renee Ortogero at 734-5058 ext. 262 or email at rortogero@sacredhearts.org

Disney Revue Concert -
 "Anything Can Happen"
BYU–Hawaii's Broadway Cabaret will be performing in their first concert, "Anything Can Happen," a Disney Revue this Friday and Saturday, January 14 and 15, in the McKay Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. This free and family-fun concert will use song and dance to highlight selections from Disney's classics including Mary Poppins, The Princess & the Frog, Hercules, The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, and more. No photography or video will be permitted.

Seasider Basketball This Week
Come support our Seasider basketball teams for games this week on Wednesday (vs Dominican University). Games start at 5:00 p.m. for the women and 7:30 p.m. for the men. For further inquiries, contact the Athletics Department at 675-3764.
Performance Series Events and Deals
Performance Series is now offering great promotions for the “Kawao” and “Ray Leger” concert on Saturday, January 15, in the CAC at 8:00 p.m. Student Couple Date Promotion: buy one get the second free. Student Group/Friends Date Promotion: buy two get the third free. Family Promotion: parents purchase tickets at regular prices and children ages 5-12 get in for $2 (only available at door). The box office opens at 7:00 p.m. Ticket prices are as follows: Students/$5, BYUH & PCC Staff/$7, General/$10.

Kahuku Library Schedule
Please see the attached calendar for events happening at the Kahuku Library.

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