Congratulations to the following students for competing at the Hawaii State Science and Engineering held last week at the Hawaii Convention Center.
Students that represented Highlands and the Leeward District are: Taylor Ann Agena, Chasity Bumanglag, Trent Domingo, Hermary Gonzales, Alyssa Kainuma, Dylan Kaneshiro, Dakota Kaupu, Noelle Kim, Remy Kubota, Reyan Lee, Jennifer Miwa, and Lauren Kana Suzuki.
Congratulations to the following students that received awards:
Jennifer Miwa - 2nd place from the American Chemical Society
Dylan Kaneshiro - 2nd Place in Physics and Astronomy
Dakota Kaupu - 3rd Place in Physics and Astronomy
Remy Kubota- Honorable Mention from Hawaiian Entomological Society, Third Place in Biomedical and Health Sciences, and a Nomination to Broadcom Masters, a National Competition
Good luck to Remy as she competes for a possible spot to Washington, D.C. Congratulations to all for an outstanding performance!
Highlands Intermediate provides a safe, healthy, and nurturing environment that reflects the school's purpose and is characterized by the respect for differences, trust, caring, professionalism, support, and high expectations for each student. This environment promotes high expectations for student learning, student behavior, and student engagement. Middle level teaming provide activities outside of the class to promote bonding between students. Activities include field trips, incentive days, and team service learning. The Student Government plans school wide activities such as dances, class days, staff appreciation, fall and spring fests, and fundraising events for charities that promote leadership skills and service learning. Clubs, committees, and other student organizations also facilitate growth in leadership, community service, sports, academics, and special talent/gift areas.