Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Week of Oct. 26: Mahalo to ♥ ♥ ♥

♥ ♥ ♥  co-chairs Penny Nichols & Becky Snowden and our wonderful Art Day teachers:Marci Calvillo, Helen Meade, Mary Nakamura, Casie Yannarell, Gaye Miller, Philip Steinbacher, Dean Wakamoto and Cindy Wortmann. Also to their helpful assistants & group guides: Marissa Evslin, Carrie Mackey, Amanda Rosenthal, Amy Spindt, Robin Soong Putman, Laura Barzilai, Katie Johnson, Becky Snowden, Jessica Jovanovic, Kat Ho, Valerie Riera, Sheryllee Ponce, Brian Pearson, Emma Kelekoma ʻ18, Makai Mycynek, Karen Summerhays and Akiko Shindo.

♥ ♥ ♥  Daryl Edwards and her crew of luncheon servers: Terri Kass, Akiko Shindo, Natsumi Yamasato, Lovey Calio, and Joy Stanley. Also - to the many families who brought the delicious food.

♥ ♥ ♥  Lynda Liesse and our Art Walk entertainers: Jeremy & Aimee Brown, Richard Porto & Peggy Ellenburg, Zander Phelps and Rosie Alfiler.

♥ ♥ ♥  the behind-the-scenes people who helped with Art Day in numerous ways: Jeff Kozak, Traci Sullivan and the junior class  for putting up the clotheslines; Liz Hubbard for a huge assortment of things; Alice Pajela for ordering the supplies, making the signs and name tags; Lulu Schillici for putting the snack bags together; Daniel Bicciche for filling in for Mr. Dean in the kitchen.

♥ ♥ ♥  these volunteers who made Art Day for Na Pua Keiki lots of fun: Leah Agustin, Tyler Hashimoto, Colleen Kaiminaauao, Annette Hashimotoand Nadine Horner.

♥ ♥ ♥  Pepe Trask for arranging last week's 3rd & 5th grade trips to Kilohana.
♥ ♥ ♥  Deatri Nakea and her team for putting on the New Beginnings Art Exhibit: Rick Randolph & Stephanie Britt from KCC, Sandy Nishek & Kaua‘i Nurseryand Keoni Macko.

♥ ♥ ♥  Joan Shaw and her assistants Robin Pratt '89, and Patti Pears, for putting on a successful college fair. Also to Mary Pratt and Lapperts for donating refreshments for Sunday's panel discussion, and to Starbucks for donating coffee. Another big mahalo to all of the helpers who set up, cleaned up and performed many needed tasks.

♥ ♥ ♥  Monica King for taking notes at the Parent Association meeting and typing them up for school-wide distribution.

♥ ♥ ♥  Kristi Buchanan for organizing the Teacher Appreciation Breakfast scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 5. NBov 5th.

♥ ♥ ♥  Rocco April for creating the Parent Association online forum at www.ischoolpa.org and for giving free computer, networking, and IT advice at the Parent Coffee Connection.

♥ ♥ ♥  Kat Ho for her donation of a cake stand.