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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:            SBAC TESTING        Monday, May 2, Periods 654                 Tuesday, May 3, Periods 123                     Wednesday, May 4, Periods 456                   Thursday, May 5, Periods ADV12              Friday, May 6, Periods 3456                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.  

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News and Announcements

MMS Students in Brown Bags to Stardom! Go See the Big Event!

Two of our MMS students are performing in BBTS: Yudai Leonzon, an 8th grader and an exceptional violinist, and Kennedy Manamtam, a 7th grader and an awesome singer. Talented middle school students from all over the island will be performing as well. Tickets are available for the final event on May 7 at Treetops Restaurant in Manoa. Our two students would love to see Moanalua friends in the audience. See the link for information.


We will be switching the student dismissal time on the last two days of school.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, Student dismissal time-2:39pm
THURSDAY, MAY 26, Student dismissal time-1:44pm

A letter from Principal Nagamine will be sent home shortly with your child. Attached to this announcement is a copy of the letter.


The Moanalua Middle School 2016 Summer Enrichment Program will be held from June 3rd to July 1st. Please click this headline for more information on the courses as well as the application form. Application Forms are also available in our front office. We will be accepting completed application forms Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:00pm, in our Administration Building until May 13.

8th Grade Promotion & Banquet - Info Packets Sent Home with Progress Reports on 4/28 or 4/29

Aloha, parents! Full info packets for the Promotion and Banquet are being sent home on 4/28 or 4/29 with students' mid-quarter progress reports. We hope all eligible 8th graders will attend these events. Please encourage your son/daughter to keep working hard to meet the requirements for promotion and to be on their best behavior. Students who are suspended during this last quarter or who misbehave repeatedly may lose their privileges to participate in these end-of-the-year activities. Click on headline for info attachment.


Camp Innovation is a 5 day, 4 hour per day experience in which students design, build and test various technology applications including electric circuits and robotics. Students will be introduced to programming and robotics as tools in solving problems and challenges using VEX robotics kits, as well as Artec Push Button robots which uses a manual input system to introduce students to the concept of basic programming. The dates for this camp will be July 12 to July 16. Click this headline for more information and the registration form. You may also contact Mr. Arakaki at


For safety reasons, please do not double park in our school parking lot or block our entrance and exit driveways. Cones are placed to remind everyone not to block any parked cars in marked stalls and to provide a clear path for our school buses and emergency vehicles. You are welcome to park in the visitor stalls or any open non-reserved stalls in our lot. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.

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Community News


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.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.


The Journey from "Welcome Home" to Now is an online learning platform with teaches professionals who support military-connected children and youth the challenges and joys that children face during a time of reintegration.
Strength*Potential*Aspirations*Resourcefulness*Confidence (SPARC) is a 1 day institute providing participants with the knowledge needed to prepare young people to develop hardiness skills to meet personal and professional goals through identification of their sparks and interests while developing a growth mindset.
For more information on these professional development opportunities, please click on this headline for the attached flyers.


US Army 25th ID's Commanding General, Major General Flynn and Command Sergeant Major Brzak's video that emphasizes the IMPORTANCE OF EDUCATION. The video was highlighted at the recent Joint Venture Education Forum (JVEF) Annual Meeting event on August 20th and addresses 4 areas:
1) Parent participation in parent-teacher conferences
2) Importance of relationships, and proper parent/student behavior in the school environment
3) School attendance and addressing chronic absenteeism
4) Return of the federal survey card
Click on this headline for direct link to the video.

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Upcoming Events

SCC Meeting
Date: 5/10/2016, 4:30 PM 6 PM
Location: MMS Faculty Center
Date: 5/14/2016, 3 PM 9:30 PM
Location: Roosevelt High School
DISMISSAL 2:39pm - Wed 5/25
Date: 5/25/2016
7th Grade ACTIVITY
Date: 5/25/2016, 8:30 AM 2:39 PM
Location: TBD
Date: 5/25/2016, 9:50 AM 11:30 AM
Location: Neal S. Blaisdell Arena, Honolulu, HI 96814, USA
8th Grade Banquet
Date: 5/25/2016, 12 PM 3:30 PM
Location: Neal S. Blaisdell Hall

Department of Education (DOE) Information