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A High Performing Hawaii Public Charter School
NOTE: Meals will not be served on Thursday, March 26, in observance of Prince Kuhio Day.
Aloha KCS 'Ohana,
Due to the stay-at-home order for Hawaii residents from March 25 - April 30, students will not return to campus on Tuesday, April 7. Instead, a distance learning program will be offered to the students of Kihei Charter School from March 30 - April 30.
Our school has a long history of utilizing distance learning to prepare our students for life in the 21st century. Our team is now developing a customized virtual education program that will best serve our students and families during this challenging time. We are confident that our plan of action will have a positive impact on all our 'ohana.
Starting on Monday, March 30, we will begin offering enrichment opportunities for students, which include online activities, projects, and instructional packets. These opportunities are meant to promote continuity of learning during prolonged school closure.
As always, we aim to keep the bar high at all times. Thus, we will do all that we can to work closely with students and families to help ensure that everyone has access to educational resources.
School personnel will be reaching out to students and families with more details regarding these plans.
Please see the attached memo from the Office of the Superintendent for additional information. Extended Closure
Update on the food-service plan over the extended spring break. Children ages 18 or younger within our community will have free access to breakfast and lunch. There will be a "grab and go" model where families can pick up meals to go. Breakfast will be served from 7:30 am - 8:00 am, and lunch will be served from 11:30 am - 12:00 pm. There will be no interaction between families and school personnel.
Listed below are the steps to be followed:
-Meals will be placed in a container with all meal contents. Single-serving portions of milk will be arranged for easy access.
-Containerized meals will be located outside the cafeteria, closest to the driveway, or natural access point on the campus.
-Individuals will pick up their containers and leave. Please do not inspect the items or loiter.
-A meal clerk assistant (MCA) will check off individuals as they pick up their meal.
The following Maui schools have been selected and will distribute meals:
-Kihei Charter School
-Kahului Elementary School
-Kalama Intermediate School
-Lahaina Intermediate School
-Hana High School
As always, we will keep you updated should there be any changes to the food-service plan.
All the best,
-The KCS Team