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Star Bulletin All-Star Activities

Kalakaua Middle School seventh-graders Keion Hirashima and Tiare Kanahele used to go home after school and watch television or “do nothing.” But ever since After-School All-Stars Hawaii started, they’ve spent three hours each day learning to cook and playing dodgeball … Continue reading

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Star Advertiser – Insight Hawaii’s After-School All-Stars aim to build on a successful start

Last month, four participants from the After-School All-Stars programs at Kalakaua Middle School in Kalihi, King Intermediate in Kaneohe, Jarrett Middle School in Palolo and Washington Middle School in Honolulu had the privilege of taking a trip to Los Angeles … Continue reading

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Midweek Developing a Healthy Lifestyle

Through a $1,000 grant from UnitedHealthcare of Hawaii, students at Jarrett Middle School’s Kulia After-School All-Stars have been working on producing a healthy eating cooking show and lesson plan. For the last couple of months, they’ve been doing research on … Continue reading

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Office of Hawaiian Affairs supports improving Hawaii State Assessment Scores at Oahu Middle Schools

OHA supports improving Hawaii State Assessment Scores at Oahu Middle Schools HONOLULU (November 2013) – The Office of Hawaiian Affairs has awarded $150,000 in grants to support a project related to Native Hawaiian middle school students who participate in After-School … Continue reading

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Midweek Cover Story Santa Shane

Shane Victorino eats, sleeps and dreams of baseball. So much so that, to this day, he has never surfed, which makes him an oddity of sorts among those he grew up with. No matter. Things have worked out. But after … Continue reading

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Hawaii 24/7 Intermediate Athletics pilot program launched

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie, Hawaii State Board of Education Member Keith Amemiya, Deputy Superintendent Ronn Nozoe, and community partners have announced a new Intermediate Athletics initiative aimed at increasing learning opportunities for seventh- and eighth-grade students. The program is … Continue reading

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Star Advertiser ‘Hardheaded kid’ softened with the help of 2 educators

Jowana Lobendahn and her two siblings were taken in by her maternal grandmother and aunt, who struggled unsuccessfully to keep the kids away from the area’s heavy gang influence. Read Original Post

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Star Advertiser Tia Stars in After-School Special

Actress Tia Carrere shares laughs while signing autographs for 6th thru 8th graders during a visit with students enrolled in the After-School All-Stars Hawaii program at Jarrett Middle School in Palolo. Read Original Post

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Midweek Bert’s All-Stars

A new program, After-School All-Stars, provides constructive and creative fun for middle-schoolers, and Bert Kobayashi is excited to help lead the way Standing in front of Dole Middle School in Kalihi brings back memories for Bert Kobayashi. He laughs as … Continue reading

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Hawaii Tribune Herald Isle after-school program celebrated

Some educators refer to it as “The Danger Zone.” It’s that period of time after middle school lets out, between 3 and 6 p.m., when kids with little or nothing to keep them occupied can fall through the cracks, said … Continue reading

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