Kapalama Elementary School
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Return to Kapalama for School Year 2021-2022
Dear Parents and/or Guardians,
To develop class lists for the next school year 2021-2022, we need an accurate count of students planning to attend Kapalama next school year.
All students who live out of Kapalama School's district need a Geographical Exception. If your child is already enrolled on a Geographical Exception, you do not need to re-new it. If a new sibling is entering the school or if there is a change of address, he/she will need a separate GE Application.
Please help us by filling in the information below by 3:00 pm THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 2021.
Click on the following to complete the survey:
Kindergarten Registration for 2021-2022 School Year
We look forward to welcoming Kindergarten students for the upcoming new school year. You may use the online registration system for the enrollment of new students who were not enrolled at a public or charter school during the 2020-21 school year.
Visit bit.ly/HIDOE-enroll for more information and step-by-step instructions.
Additionally, student enrollment forms and required documents are accepted by mail OR submitting the documents in person. You are encouraged to contact our school at (808) 305-5500 for office hours and additional instructions.
Parking Lot Traffic Change
EFFECTIVE TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2021
The traffic flow change will help during after-school pick up. If your child is not yet available when you drive up for pick up -- you can return for pick up via "airport-style" drive-through without leaving campus. Please see the traffic map for traffic flow.
After School Pick-Up Time:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
Grade K-2 Students at 2:05pm
Grade 3-5 Students at 2:15pm
Grade K-2 Students at 1:20pm
Grade 3-5 Students at 1:30pm
Return to Learn Updates
Here are some information for the upcoming 2nd semester in January:
Granted that the COVID-19 cases remain low and in the range of the CDC and DOH return to learn metrics, 1st Grade students will return to an A/B Blended Schedule on Tuesday, January 5, 2021.
Kindergarten will switch from ALL STUDENTS EVERYDAY to A/B Blended Schedule. Kindergarten students will also return on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. All Kindergarten and 1st Grade students will be dropped off in the cafeteria. Parents are NOT allowed to eat with or wait with child after drop off.
2nd Graders return to Blended Learning A/B Schedule on January 19, 2021.
3rd Graders return to Blended Learning A/B Schedule on February 1, 2021.
4th Graders return to Blended Learning A/B Schedule on February 16, 2021.
5th Graders return to Blended Learning A/B Schedule on March 1, 2021.
***Please understand that this is a TENTATIVE SCHEDULE and it may change pending unforeseen or improved circumstances.
Click on the following documents for more information:
Click on the following buttons to view our community newsletters. Community newsletters are available on the 1st of the month during the school year.
100% Distance Learning Only Option
Semester 2 100% Distance Learning Option
If you would like your child(ren) to participate in the 100% Distance Learning program, please read the letter to parents and complete the following opt-in form by FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2020. Click on the links below to view and download the letter and opt-in form.
Cafeteria Meal Service
Grab-and-Go Meals will continue is Semester 2
We are excited KAPALAMA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL will continue to be a pick up site for Grab-and-Go meals. Throughout Semester 2 (January 5– May 28, 2021), all meals will be free as a result of the National School Lunch’s Seamless Summer Option Program, also known as Grab-and-Go meals. Grab-and-Go meals are available for any child 18 years old or younger. Students, or parents with appropriate documentation (see list below), will be able to pick up meals every day, Monday through Friday except Federal or State Holidays and designated “no students on campus” days. Click HERE for more information.
BREAKFAST & LUNCH MENUClick on the link below to view our breakfast and lunch menu. Breakfast and lunch menus are available to view on the first of every month.
Don't forget to bring your re-usable bag when coming to pick-up your meals!
Accellus UpdateOctober 12, 2020
HIDOE completed an instructional review of the online curriculum Accellus Learning Accelarator. The review team recommended the program should be discontinued as a primary curriculum resource due to its inconsistency in quality and rigor. The HIDOE recognizes the curriculum does contain content that reviewers found acceptable and aligned to standards, and will be working with schools that use Acellus to identify and leverage such content, as appropriate. Click on the following link to read letter from Superintendent Kishimoto about Acellus updates.
HIDOE Information and Updates
06-08-2020 Letter from Superintendent Kishimoto to HIDOE parents and guardians Supt. Kishimoto personally thanks parents for their support during the transition to distance learning and provides a look back on the Department's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
04-09-2020 Updated Grab and Go Student Meals Locations
04-09-2020 List of FREE LUNCH FOR KEIKI ON OAHU
03-23-2020 Virtual Counseling Sessions
For parents or students who would like to speak to a counselor, email Trina Yamada (email@example.com) set up virtual counseling sessions for March 30th through April 6th.
03-24-2020 HIDOE extends School Closure until April 30
03-19-2020 Grab-&-Go Student Meal Service Information
Meal service will begin Tuesday, 3/24/2020
Pick-up Locations: Farrington High School and Dole Middle School
Breakfast 7:30am - 8:00am
Lunch Pick-up: 11:30am - 12:00pm
No Meal Service on Thursday, 3/27/2020 in observance of Prince Kuhio Day (State Holiday)
Service will be available for the duration of the school closures.
03-11-2020 Updated HIDOE Sponsored Travel
03-06-2020 Letter to Parents
02-07-2020 Letter to Parents
New Student Registration
New to Kapalama? We are now currently accepting new student registrations. Visit the registration page on our website for information on how to enroll your child for the 2021-2022 school year. If you have any questions or concerns, contact our school office at 808-305-5500.