Keep Calm and Breathe In The AIR-Aiea AIR is Achievement, Integrity, and Relationships.
Achievement is our number one goal for students at AHS. Our teachers are dedicated to providing that important education. Mid-quarter grades go out this week and we need your support at home to check your student's grades and classes. Many of our students are not turning in work or homework. Take time out to talk to your student about the importance of learning during their high school years. If parents/guardians care, students care.
Please join me in welcoming our newest math teacher, Mr. Michael Salgado, to AHS. The students are happy to go to math because of his enthusiasm. Speaking of math, the math department is hard at work looking at how we can support our students. Next year we will be providing three math workshops for our students that aren't performing on grade level. This will happen in the freshman year.
Social Media has become a real problem in our society today. Talking to your student about what they text or write is important. Make sure that they are aware of the dangers of what they post. This is inclusive of pictures and videos. The digital footprints NEVER GO AWAY.
A big thank you and farewell goes out to Margie Sakaue, our PCNC. She will be retiring from the position after 11 years. She has been our "sunshine" here at AHS. We will miss her dearly and wish her the best in her future adventures. Margie has done so much to improve Aiea High School and she has left a legacy of fond memories and accomplishments. Hopefully we will see her in the neighborhood.
Soon our students in the 9th, 10th, and 11th grades will be taking the ACT, PLAN, and EXPLORE tests on March 3rd. We are still offering tutoring after-school for our junior class taking the ACT. Encourage your student to attend. These test scores are important for admission into college. Our seniors will be on a field trip that day and creating special bonds with their classmates.
Our annual Family Fun Fair is gearing up for Friday, April 17th and the PTSO needs your help in volunteering. It is a super fun night with all family, friends, students, and neighbors joining in the games and entertainment. Please be sure to lend a hand. All proceeds go to support Aiea High School students and various programs at the school.
Spring Break is March 16th-20th. This ends our 3rd quarter and grades will come out after the break. Let's work hard and stay focused on the academics.
One of my favorite quotes and something to think about is; Everything you do is based on the choices you make, it is not your parents, your past relationships, your job, the economy, the weather, an argument, or your age that is to blame. You and only you are responsible for every decision and choice you make.
Make good decisions, Make good choices.
Kim Sanders, Principal