ʻĪAO SCHOOL

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7/27/2022

New Student Passwords: Student passwords for accessing their Google accounts (email, Google Classrooms, Google Drive, etc.) have been changed. The new student passwords will be provided when school starts.

New COVID Guidance: Students may still be sent home to isolate for 5 days if they are demonstrating COVID-like symptoms at school. To return to school prior to the end of the 5 days, symptoms must be gone and a negative COVID test or doctor note must be provided. Daily mask wearing is now optional for all DOE students, staff, and visitors. However, students that test positive for COVID must isolate out of school for 5 days and wear a mask at school for an additional 5 days upon their return. Please read this letter (LINK) from Superintendent Hayashi which contains detailed health and safety guidance from Hawaii DOE.

6th Grade Orientation: Our 6th Grade Family Orientation is tomorrow evening, Thursday 7/28, in the Cafeteria. All 6th Grade students and their families are invited and no RSVP is required. Parking on campus is limited but additional parking can be found along Market St. and in the temporary Wells Park lot. A short presentation and introduction of teachers will take place promptly at 5:30 PM. Information will be shared on the ʻĪao Student Experience (uniforms, bell schedule, meals, etc.), extra-curricular activities, Renaissance Foundation and more. Campus will be kept open until 6:45 PM to allow students and parents to locate classrooms. If you received your child’s schedule at Registration please bring it to avoid delay. The first day of school for 6th Grade is Tuesday, August 2. The first day for all students is Wednesday, August 3.

Orientation for New 7th and 8th Graders: 7th and 8th Graders new to ʻĪao School are invited to attend a short orientation on Tuesday, August 2 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM. Report to the Main Office and proceed to the Library. To RSVP please email kymberlee.adams@k12.hi.us or catherine.fitzpatrick@k12.hi.us.

School Meals in 2022-23: Student meals are no longer free to all students in 2022-23. Parents are encouraged to apply for free/reduced price meals at secure.ezmealapp.com as soon as possible. In addition to assisting families with meal costs, your ezmealapp application helps ʻĪao School receive substantial Title 1 funding from the federal government.

Summer P-EBT: Families of children that were enrolled in free or reduced price meals last school year may be eligible to receive up to $455 in food purchasing assistance. More information can be found at this LINK. The deadline is very soon - Sunday, July 31.


7/1/2022

Families New to ʻĪao School: Aloha and welcome to ʻĪao School! We look forward to serving our incoming 6th Grade students and families, as well as any new 7th and 8th Graders. We use various forms of communication to hear from families and to keep you informed. Most information sent home will be shared via email and text. The same announcements that are emailed are also available on iaoschool.org, along with school information, a staff directory, schedules, and much more. Hard copies of communications may also be mailed to your address on file or sent home with your child. We seek your feedback through parent nights, surveys and questionnaires, School Community Council meetings, the ʻĪao Parent Organization, and direct communication. Your input is valued as we partner with you in support of your child through middle school.

Registration Days in July: Please use this LINK to view information about the Registration Days on July 19th (6th grade) and July 20th (7th and 8th grades). These days are for parents/students to purchase school uniforms, take ID photos, pay for student fees and meals, arrange bus transportation, sign-out computers, and receive other school related information. Please call (808)727-5200 if you have questions about these days. Parents with multiple children only need to attend one of these days.

2022-23 Calendar: Please use this LINK to view the ʻĪao School calendar for 2022-23. The calendar includes dates of all holidays and teacher-only work days.

ʻĪao Virtual Academy: ʻĪao Virtual Academy (IVA) is back for 2022-23! This distance learning program is offered as an alternative to attending school in-person. Please use this LINK to view a letter with information about the program and how to apply for your child to join. Hard-copies of the IVA application and all associated documents can also be picked up from the ʻĪao School Main Office.

Orientations for New Students: We have two orientation events for new students to help them get started at ʻĪao. The 6th Grade Orientation for Families is on July 28 at 5:30PM in the Cafeteria. The Orientation for 7th and 8th Graders New to ʻĪao School is on August 2 at 9:00AM in the Library. What do you need to know before your child starts at ʻĪao in the Fall? Please help us plan for these orientations by completing this form>>LINK

Important dates: Here are some important dates to keep in mind as the 2022-23 school year begins.

July 19 - Registration for 6th Grade

July 20 - Registration for 7th Grade and 8th Grade

July 28 - 6th Grade Orientation for Families (5:30PM-7:00PM)

August 2 - First Day of School for 6th Grade Only

August 2 - Orientation for 7th and 8th Graders New to ʻĪao School (9:00AM-10:00AM)

August 3 - First Day of School for all Grades

August 24 - 6th Grade Open House

August 25 - 7th Grade and 8th Grade Open House


Iao School Student Fees poster (FINAL).pdf




Iao School Design Graphic.pdf

Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Statement

Click for the notice of non-discrimination and anti-harassment. Click HERE if you need translations.Megan Moniz, Civil Rights Equity Specialist can be reached at (808)600-9417 or megan.moniz@k12.hi.us