Academics


Middle & High Compete in State Science Olympiad

The Middle & High School Science Olympiad Teams returned from an amazing weekend on O‘ahu after competing at the state tournament at Mililani High School. The weekend was packed full of team-building activities, some free time, preparation and, of course, a full day on competition on Saturday. Our high school team …

Continue reading

Mock Trial Team Going to States!

Our Mock Trial team beat Kaua‘i High on Thursday, March 9th and will represent Kaua‘i at the State Championships on April 1st. Co-captain Emily Sullivan ’18 earned the outstanding attorney award. Ethan Jeal ’18 won the outstanding witness award. The judge said Ethan had “great poise and a strong voice …

Continue reading

Ceramic Students Create Sculptures

Students in Ms. Penny’s high school ceramics class are finishing clay sculpture busts they’ve been working on all trimester.  First they chose their characters and did sketches.  Then they sculpted their busts on armatures.  When they were finished, they removed them from the armatures, cut them in half, hollowed them out, and put them back …

Continue reading

Mock Trial Team Prevails!

Last Thursday, our stellar defense team prevailed against Kaua‘i High’s prosecution team 93-87. Lexi Warnock ’19, was named outstanding attorney and Ethan Jeal ’18, was named outstanding witness. We compete again on Thursday, March 9. If we win, we go to the State tournament on O‘ahu on Saturday, April 1. …

Continue reading

Learning About Meiosis

The high school biologists are studying meiosis! They are producing stop motion videos of this double division process that makes 4 haploid cells from one diploid cell. They are demonstrating the crossing over events that occur during prophase I, and they are making connections between the process of meiosis and …

Continue reading

Almost $3000 Raised at Jogathon 2017!

At left, Ms. Lei paints the thermometer all the way to the TOP! Mahalo elementary families for helping Island School raise money for PE and playground equipment!          Na Pua Keiki had their own Jogathon on campus, hosted by the 8th grade girls PE class.     McKenna Fitzgerald rounds the …

Continue reading

“Fantastic Mr. Fox” This Weekend March 3-5

Coming to an I.S. Theatre Near You! March 3 & 4 at 7pm March 5 at 3pm Fun for the entire family! Tickets on sale NOW from cast members and in the Office! $5 in advance; $7 at the door. $16 Family Pass in advance, $20 at the door. Call …

Continue reading

Opportunities for HS Students

-US Coast Guard Academy’s Summer Program – for juniors Application deadline is April 1st. Read about it here: http://www.uscga.edu/AIM/ -Find Yourself at Stanford – grades 7-12 Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies offer highly motivated, intellectually curious students the opportunity to investigate topics not typically taught in secondary schools. Students engage in small classes …

Continue reading