NEWS & EVENTS

The Patchwork Healing Blanket

Design Tech Students Create Quilt for The Patchwork Healing Blanket Project

ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY’s Grade 6 Design Tech students used design thinking to address important issues relating to social and environmental justice culminating in a class quilt they contributed to the international textile art project, “The Patchwork Healing Blanket: Piece-by-Piece and Country-by-Country.”

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Grade 6 Students’ Film Wins in the Redford Center Stories Youth Filmmaking Challenge

There was a very special announcement in the Grade 6 Design Tech class last week. Students Boedy Tapia ‘27, Eliseo Hayes ‘27, and Ethan Juarez ‘27 learned that they won second place out of more… more w

Student posters hanging on stairs.

Grade 3 Students Learn Hands-On About Democracy With Spirit Week Election

Grade 3 students have been working on their Democracy, Presidents, and Media units of inquiry, and are practicing what theyʻve learned by organizing an election to determine the theme for one day of Spirit Week.… more w

Container garden hanging on fence

Elementary Students Create a Sustainable Container Garden Rainbow on Campus

What started as a Grade 5 design project in sustainability and gardening evolved to include all of the Elementary grades and resulted in the beautiful rainbow of container gardens hanging along the campus fence in… more w

Kea Peahu and Jude Weng from Finding ʻOhana talk with IPA students on Zoom

Finding ‘Ohana – Kea Peahu Shares Her Story with IPA Students

ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY middle school students had a special opportunity to reconnect with former classmate Kea Peahu, star of the new Netflix film Finding ʻOhana. She and the film’s director, Jude Weng, joined Grade 6-8 students, faculty, and special guests for a Zoom Q & A where they shared their insights and experiences in the film industry.