How an Immersion Program Prepares Your Child for Global Opportunities

[fa icon="calendar'] May 7, 2018 / by Jill Takasaki Canfield

As the world becomes increasingly globalized, the benefits of being multilingual are constantly increasing. You may have heard that an educational model called immersion is spreading throughout the U.S. that offers families the option of an immersive approach to learning a new language that increases children's cognitive development and supports bilingual fluency from a young age.

An immersion program may be right for your family if you are seeking an alternative to traditional language classes and are considering making a long-term commitment for your child to learn a particular language.

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The Chaordic Future: How Maryknoll High School Redesigned the Day for Future Student Success

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 19, 2018 / by Isabella Cravens '18 & Ms. Robyn Gausman-Burnett

Chaordic: A harmonious coexistence between chaos and order; from Dee Hock’s seminal book Birth of the Chaoridc Age.

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Creating Hybrid Learning Opportunities for Digital Natives

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 10, 2018 / by Allysha Mae Mateo '18 & Nohealani Hee '18

In our opinion Hybrid Classes are the most effortless type of learning for students today. As teenagers we base everything around technology and the internet; we live on our phones, tablets, and laptops. Hybrid classes were first introduced to us this year; we had the opportunity to participate in hybrid classes with Marketing, Business, and Entrepreneurship classes as part of the Maryknoll Mx Business program. These classes implement a teaching and learning style where half of the time we are in class-face to face with teachers and the other half we are completing work online. This type of class taught us how to develop as an individual while learning time management, responsibility, and how to utilize components of technology in a productive way.

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Come Learn, Live, and Share the Splendor of Truth

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 2, 2018 / by Leonardo Delgado

Choosing a school for our children can be a daunting task. We examine the status of the curricular and extra-curricular offerings of each school we are considering. We want to make sure that the basic education is done in the most excellent way. 

      Academic excellence is a given expectation. Every school claims that they have the bestpreparation for students to make it in college. Still, we are challenged in choosing the right one. Exactly, what are we looking for in a school?

    Added Value, it is! We are looking for one or more values in addition to acadmeic excellence. These values are often beyond measurement, but could easily be seen through the students' healthy attitude and character, positive outlook in life, and a joyful, purposeful, and hopeful dispoistion. 


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Working Hard Both On and Off the Court

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 7, 2018 / by Kehau Gilliland '18

Looking out into Heʻeia Fishpond, I can see many years of hard work right before my eyes. My ancestors spent years passing rocks from mauka (mountain) to makai (ocean). The intelligence of our kupuna is why this fishpond has been feeding so many past generations. It was the legacy that was left for my generation’s kuleana to maintain this fishpond. I’ve volunteered at Paepae ʻo Heʻeia numerous times and each time I go, the experience makes me want to come back even more.


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