Aloha Waimalu Ohana:
I hope that everyone is back in the swing after the holidays. It was a very quick month of January, and we are already half way through the third quarter.
Our Choose Love component this quarter is “forgiveness.” Forgiveness is the act of choosing to let go of anger and resentment toward yourself or someone else. It is more than just saying “I’m sorry.” It is actually surrendering all thoughts of revenge, and moving on with your personal power intact. Please find time to speak with your child(ren) about what it means to forgive, and the importance of moving forward. It is important for all of us to understand that everyone makes mistakes, and they rarely occur with bad intentions.
At the end of January, all families in grades K-6 should have received a School Quality Survey to complete. Our internal deadline was January 25. However, if you still have your survey, please complete it and mail it in the reply envelope that was provided. If you need another copy of our survey, please let your child’s teacher know. Your feedback is very valuable to us, and we use the results of our survey to help plan how we do things in the future. If you have any questions, please let me know.
Please know that we are all here to help and support our child(ren) and all of our families. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to talk to your child’s teacher. If he or she cannot answer your question, they can refer you to the appropriate person. Our counselors and administrators are also available to help you. Please stop at the office if you have questions for us.
Glen Iwamoto, Principal