Parent | Family Information
Family Handbook for 2016-2017
The Kula School Family Handbook is a must-read for all Kula School families. It contains information on the school mission, policies and procedures, academics, student services, enrichment, clubs, committees, and school events.
New bell schedule for 2016-2017
School starts at 7:45 AM this year and Wednesday dismissal is at 12:30pm. View / download the full bell schedule.
School breakfast costs $1.10 and school lunch costs $2.50. Important adults are invited to join children for breakfast or lunch (during school hours, check in with the office first).
All are encouraged to apply for discounted lunch, Families may qualify for free or reduced-price breakfast and lunch. Any and all Families can apply for assistance through the state DOE school lunch program.
Envelopes for adding money to a student’s lunch account are available in the office. Fill out the front of the envelope, put cash in the envelope and drop it in the black box by the front desk. A receipt will be sent home with your child.
Kula School T-shirts
Kula School has a school uniform policy. Students are to wear a green Kula School t-shirt to school M-TH unless the office has a parental waiver form on file. All students must wear Kula School shirts on field trips.
The t-shirts are on sale in the school office.
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Student Drop-off | Pick-up
Cars form a single line between the cones and the sidewalk and stop when directed by Morning Greeters. When the cars stop, children unbuckle and quickly exit cars on the sidewalk side. Greeters can help children get out of car and get backpacks, lunches and jackets. Say goodbye and make sure children have all their belongings ready as you approach the drop-off line. For safety reasons, children cannot exit the car on the driver’s side and parents cannot exit their cars in the express drop-off lane.
For children needing a little more time to exit cars or for children needing to exit on the driver’s side, cars may drop off children at the sidewalk on the upper parking lot. Children should go down the center stairs and cross at the crosswalk.
Walking children in
Parents walking children to the courtyard or classroom and parents visiting the office or other school location should park on the upper parking lot or on the grass along the fence next to the county field.
Crossing parking lots
Adults and children shall only cross at designated crosswalks. Please do not drop children off at the front end of the parking lot and have them cross through the cars and express drop-off lane.
No drop-off and no parking zones
Cars are not to drop children off along the fence line leading to the main school building or anywhere along the lower parking lot beyond the middle crosswalk. The area in front of F-building (where the 5th grade classrooms are) is a no-parking and no-drop-off zone. All signs and directions of the principal must be obeyed.
Afternoon pick-up procedures are similar to morning procedures. Parents should tell children where to meet the parents for pick-up. Children may only be picked up in designated areas and may only cross the lower parking lot at the center crosswalk. Children may not be picked up along the fence line leading to the main school building or on the ramp to the upper parking lot.
If your child is absent
If your child is absent and you are requesting homework, please call into the office by 9:00am. This provides teachers adequate time to accommodate your request. Be sure to pickup your child’s homework before the office closes at 4:00pm. School phone number: 808-876-7610
NO SCHOOL DAYS FOR 2016/17 SY
Aug 19 - Statehood Day
Sept 5 - Labor Day
Sept 16 - No School for Students
October 10-14 - Fall Break
Oct 26 - Parent Teacher Conferences
Nov 8 - Election Day
Nov 11 - Veterans' Day
Nov 18 - No School for Students
(Harvest Fest Nov 19)
Nov 24 - Thanksgiving Day
Nov 25 - No School for Students
Dec 22 - Jan 6 Winter Break
Jan 6 - No School for Students
Jan 16 - Dr. MLK Jr. Day
Feb 3 - No School for Students
TBD Feb 13-17 ONLY ONE day this week will be - No School for Students
Feb 20 - Presidents' Day
March 20 - 24 Spring Break
March 27 - Prince Kuhio Day
April 14 - Good Friday
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