Parenting is hard work. And raising children in our modern digital world presents new challenges to a job that already seemed sufficiently difficult enough. That’s why last Thursday our Assets Parent ‘Ohana (APO) held their first education forum of the year on this very topic, “Parenting Your Children in the Digital Age,” featuring retired Honolulu police officer Mr. Chris Duque and our very own Mr. Jon Pennington. Continue reading
Our first two full weeks of school have been exciting ones. We’ve even had two rainy day dismissals, which matches our total for all of last year! It was marked extra special though by Week 2 being the kickoff of enrichment classes. Continue reading
K-4 Rules for Play
Since the early weeks of the school year, our counselors have been supporting our K-4 students in the process of developing their own Rules for Play. Our counselors visited each classroom with Ms. Peggy’s shark puppet (named “Trouble”) and discussed what kinds of problems “Trouble” causes on the playground. Then, the students brainstormed a list of rules that would solve these problems. The counselors took all the suggestions and categorized them. Finally, the students were presented with the categorized list of rules and voted on the ones they felt most strongly about.
I’m happy to announce our new K-4 Rules for Play are: Continue reading