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OFFICE PHONE NUMBER:  (808)305-1289                   Welcome to our School website!                 Moanalua Middle School--HOME OF THE MIGHTY MUSTANGS     SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK:            Monday, March 30 - Periods 1234             Tuesday, March 31 - Periods 5612       Wednesday, April 1 - Periods 34561             Thursday, April 2 - Periods 23456           NO SCHOOL Friday, April 3 - Good Friday        HAPPY EASTER!       Thank you to all who have been contacting us.   We appreciate your feedback and questions.  If there is information that is not on our website or you have any questions, please email us by clicking on the "CONTACT US" in the Navigation Bar above.  

News and Announcements

MARK YOUR CALENDAR - ALOHA 'AINA DAY
Our annual RECYCLING DRIVE is scheduled for Saturday, APRIL 11th, from 9:00am to 12:00pm. After dropping off your recyclables, walk on over to Moanalua Elementary for the Momilani Crafts, Aloha Party Experts, Fresh Produce and other surprises. Please see the two attached fliers for ITEMS ACCEPTED for recycling and other information about the activities at MES.
8th GRADE PROMOTION EVENT - SOME ADVANCED INFORMATION
The months are flying by, so it's understandable that some parents are already asking about the 8th grade promotion ceremony and student banquet. Please click on headline for more information.
HAWAII NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC STATE BEE, GOOD LUCK DILLON
8th grade student, Dillon McCaffrey, has been notified by the National Geographic Society that he is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2015 Hawaii National Geographic State Bee, sponsored by Google and Plum Creek. The contest will be held at Neal S. Blaisdell Center on Friday, March 27, 2015
For complete press release, click on this headline.
SUMMER SCHOOL INFORMATION
The summer enrichment courses offered here at Moanalua Middle School are scheduled for June 16, 2015 to July 14, 2015. Courses offered are Math Enrichment, Storytelling Through the Arts, Spanish/Latin Enrichment, Science Design, International Sports/Games, Geography, Media Production, Civics & Debate, Band and Orchestra. Please note these scheduled courses are subject to change.
Application and course descriptions will be made available here on this website as well as hard copies in our school office starting on April 14, 2015. Applications accepted in our school office on a first-come first-served basis starting April 14 and ending May 9.
SAFETY ALERT #2 & CELL PHONE UPDATE
There is another report that a child from a neighboring school was approached and inappropriately solicited by an adult male in the Moanalua Gardens area. Please see attached letter that Principal Nagamine had sent home with all students today reviewing safety precautions. All students are asked to report to either their parents or school personnel any suspicious activity.
In light of these recent events there is a change in the CELL PHONE USE POLICY on our campus. Students are now allowed to use their cell phones to call or text their parents as soon as the end of the day dismissal bell has rung. All cell phones must be turned off and kept in backpack/bag as soon as the student arrives on campus in the morning and remain off throughout the school day. For complete explanation/clarification, please see attached letter. If you need additional information, please call Principal Nagamine at 305-1289.
1:1 LAPTOP PROGRAM PARENT SURVEY
UH West Oahu Professor Jonathan Schwartz is asking MMS parents for their participation in completing a survey on our 1:1 Laptop Program. Please visit the following site:
www.surveymonkey.com/s/HIparent2015
SCHOOL QUALITY PARENT SURVEY
Please participate in the Department of Educations annual survey on the quality of our public schools. Your child was given an envelope with the survey on Thursday, February 12. You may either fill out the form and send it back with the enclosed self addressed stamped envelope or you may do the survey online at the following site:
www.surveymonkey.com/s/Parent_MIDDLEHIGH
SAMANTHA CHANG COMES OUT ON TOP AS THE 2015 CENTRAL DISTRICT SPELLING BEE CHAMPION!

SAMANTHA CHANG COMES OUT ON TOP AS THE 2015 CENTRAL DISTRICT SPELLING BEE CHAMPION! CONGRATULATIONS to 7th Grade (TEAM 7A) student Samantha Chang for winning the 2015 Central District Spelling Bee Competition!

All students and staff of MMS are proud of your accomplishment and wish you all the luck as you represent the Central District in the 2015 Hawaii State Spelling Bee in May!
SAFETY ALERT FOR PARENTS & COMMUNITY
From Principal Nagamine's Feb. 2, 2015 letter sent home with students;
"Moanalua Middle School seriously takes the responsibility to safeguard the health, safety, and welfare of its students. Today we received a report that a child from another school was approached and inappropriately solicited by an adult male at the corner of Ala Mahamoe Street and Jarrett White Road. A report has been filed with the Honolulu Police Department and we are working closely with law enforcement officials."
To see the complete letter sent home, please click on this headline.
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Community News

Moanalua Gardens Community Bulletin March 2015
Moanalua Gardens Community Bulletin January 2015
Moanalua Gardens Community Bulletin December 2014
Moanalua Gardens Community Bulletin November 2014
Moanalua Gardens Community Association - October 2014
JOB OPPORTUNITY
Interested in working as a Meal Tracker Attendant in the school cafeteria? If you are available Monday to Friday 10:30am to 1:00pm ,please contact Debbie Swanson, Cafeteria Manager, at 305-1330. The pay is $9 per hour for the 12.5 hours per week.
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Upcoming Events

8th gr Promotion Picture Taking
Date: 4/1/2015
2 Distribute Report Card; Student Council mtg #6 in cafe
Date: 4/2/2015
Location: cafe
No School - Good Friday
Date: 4/3/2015
MMS Soccer
Date: 4/4/2015, 8 AM 10 AM
Location: Leilehua High School1515 California Ave, Wahiawa, HI 96786-2577, United States
Principal's Assembly
Date: 4/10/2015, 8:30 AM 11 AM
Aloha Aina Day
Date: 4/11/2015, 9 AM 1 PM
Location: Parking Lot



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