News & Announcements
7th Graders Visit Hōkule'a on Molokai
Over a hundred MMS 7th Graders went on a field trip to visit Hōkule'a. Organizer and Social Studies Teacher, Kumu Kelly Ka'awa Richardson, along with other Staff & students, spent the last couple of days learning 'on deck' about the double-hulled 'Star of Gladness' Polynesian Voyaging Canoe. The field trip was also spent partnering with Malama Agencies where students picked up trash, visited local stores and shared their voices through messages they created on what they care about.
MMS Brings Home Robotic Honors
Team Kalo and Team Menehune from MMS brought home two 2nd Place Tournament Champion trophies from the 2017 Lahaina VEX IQ season opener. Both teams were paired in the Finalist round competing in a field of twenty-one teams from Maui and Oahu. Team Kalo featured captain Kaualea Helm and driver Kathleen Claire Alvarez. Team Menehune featured captain Owen Svetin with driver Isaiah Hanchette-Lopez.
Push for 3.0 G.P.A!!
Over 100 students made a 3.0 GPA and higher at MMS for 1st Quarter. Push for 3.0 Ice Cream Sundae Incentive Party is in it's second year at MMS and made possible by the generosity of Kamoi's Snack & Go Limited. Mahalo to Aunty Kim Svetin and the Kamoi workers for scooping the ice cream and preparing all the toppings for the sundaes. Keep up the good work students!!!!
Lunch With A Veteran
Chess Team at National Chess Tournament
MMS recently had 4 participants compete in the National Chess Tournament on Oahu and it was the first time three out of the four had a chance to participate. Everyone came out with at least one victory with the top player Kaelo Kalani winning 3 out of 5 games. Chess Coach, Mike Hino says, "We all came out of this with enjoyable experiences and lots to learn and build upon." Hino wants to thank MMS and Principal Dawn Mains for their support. Keep up with the latest news on the Chess Program by following us on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram and checking in on the Molokai Middle School Website.
SCC Ohana Night
Please join the School Community Council (SCC) Ohana Night on Tuesday, Oct. 24th from 5-6 p.m. at the MMS Cafeteria for a night of entertainment, light pupu's & lucky number prizes! Principal Dawn Mains will also be sharing the Academic and Financial Plan for the 2017-2018 school year. Community input would be greatly appreciated! We look forward to seeing you!
Girl's B-Ball Team have Undefeated Season
Congratulations to the MMS Boys & Girls Basketball Teams for a successful season. Mahalo to Coaches, Nohea Pangkee, Kirby Kester, Ahi Meyer & Koa Burrows. The Girl's Team finished out the season undefeated with a 6-0 record!
Fifteen Molokai Teams compete at MMS Robotic Tournaments
Molokai VEX IQ Robotics League Tournaments got off to a great start after holding two successful tournaments at MMS. The first one drew 15 on-island teams. Results from the second tournament held this past weekend will be forthcoming. For more information on the League & MMS VEX IQ Robotics, see press release here as well as additional photos/results here obtained from League Director/Coach/STEM Teacher Kumu Kaeo.
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