Supporting Academic Success

THE HO`ALA AGREEMENT SYSTEM

By way of the simple but high congruent Ho`ala Agreement System, students, K-12, learn to understand and accept the repercussions of their own behaviors, without blaming others or oneself. This is a vital piece of Ho`ala education.

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CONNECTING

Students in grades K-12 gather in small groups to "connect" each week. Students learn to rely on one another for emotional support and to problem solve as peers.

HO`ALA GATHERINGS

Each quarter, a class organizes an event for the entire community to celebrate a shared value such as "friendship," "gratitude" or "respect." Lively assemblies include music, dance and reflections and often focus on global issues.

MIXED-AGE NURTURING ACTIVITIES

Every other week, students in grades K-8 gather in mixed-aged groups to complete group projects that help them learn to rely on one another as community members.

CELEBRATIONS & HOLIDAYS

Given its nonsectarian and inclusive philosophy, Ho`ala students learned about and celebrate a wide variety of traditions and holidays.

SERVICE-CENTERED LEARNING

In partnership with various nonprofit and governmental agencies throughout Oahu, Ho`ala School is deeply invested in the benefits of service learning. Students at all grade levels have opportunities to serve the larger community through academic, afterschool and summer programs.

HO`ALA CAMP

Camp is held at the beginning of each school year for grades 3-12, helping students promote unity, improve communication and forge a sense of trust that they can build upon throughout the school year.

BEACH DAY

Beach Day is held at the end of the school year as a way to welcome the summer vacation with students, teachers and families.

 

Parent Handbook: 

K - 12 Handbook

 

 

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