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Mahalo for the huge support at our 2nd Annual QKS Campus Beautification Community Work Day, held on Saturday, December 2, 2017.

We're all ready to work hard and make our campus gorgeous!

Despite the wet weather conditions, we still had a GREAT turn out, bringing together about 100 volunteers from our school community!

Thank you to all our students, families, teachers, staff, and extraordinary community partner - Kaiser Permanente for your support!

Mahalo for painting inside the cafe and other parts of the campus, sweeping, picking up rubbish, scrubbing the walls, planting potted plants under the marquee, power washing, etc.

Here's our talented Junior Robotics Team who proudly represented QKS at the Hawaii First Lego Junior Expo. 

They displayed their special project: "Aqua Adventure".

Team building- trying one of the many gigantic interactive games they had at the First Lego League Expo.

STEM Night- building gravity cars! Look at that added jaguar weight. What happens when you add weight to a gravity car?

Iteration time- how can we build our car better to make it go faster and farther?

Testing our gravity cars on the ramp (aka inclined plane).

T.N. was so thrilled about his gravity car he was flapping his arms & jumping up and down in jubilation!

Mahalo nui loa to Mr. Charles Souza of Elemental Minds for coordinating this spectacular night of tinkering.

Tink Think Thank Tech Team (T5) is ready for coding challenges and video shoots. 

Coaches: Mary Bonnetty, James Yanos, Celeste Endo

Even preschoolers can problem solve to get Dash to save our seabird friend!

Mahalo filmmakers Professor Anne Misawa & Hawaii International Film Festival's TJ Steib for sharing your art and love of movies with our eager T5 students!

We love Pokemon, Minnie Mouse, and Backyard Carnival Day!

QKS Math Team at Washington Middle QKS received the TEAM AWARD, placing 2nd (Team #2) and 3rd place (Team #1). Special mahalo to Mr. Nakayama for coaching!

Honolulu Museum of Art- ELL Afterschool Art Program Exhibition

Congratulations to Camille Mindo and Justin Wong for proudly representing QKS, on Saturday, February 4 at the Honolulu District Spelling Bee.

All Star Literacy Top Scorer in the State: Tina Nguyen, 5th grader at Queen Ka‘ahumanu School!

2nd Grade BEAR (Be Excited About Reading) Night was full of fun, friendship, & reading! Lots of fabulous books and super cool volunteer readers.

A+ Kindergarten takes us on a magical reindeer ride!!

2016 Dolphin Olympics- preschooler rays of sunshine

Honolulu Museum of Art showcases Queen Ka‘ahumanu student artwork.

H.A. proudly displays his artwork.

Germ lab via Chaminade's I am a Scientist program.