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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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Class of 2021 Awarded More Than $8.2 Million in Scholarships

ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY’s Class of 2021 has been awarded nearly $8.3 million in academic scholarships and awards. Nearly 80% of the seniors received an average of $223,000 in scholarships for a total of $8,277,430.
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Secondary Awards Winners for 2020-2021

Congratulations to the ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY Secondary students who have won academic awards and recognitions for the 2020-2021 school year.
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The Grade 5 American Revolution Museum Goes Virtual

Grade 5 students combined the arts and technology to create an impressively comprehensive and engaging multimedia website showcasing their learning for their American Revolution PBL as they asked themselves “How do we as artists create a website experience that connects our community with the people and events of the American Revolution?”
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The Arts and Social-Emotional Health During the Pandemic

For many students, the anxiety, isolation, and social-emotional distress they faced over the past year has hit hard. Creating art provides opportunities for student expression and outlets for difficult feelings. It gives them a medium to reflect and make sense of what is happening. IPA students have had music, visual arts, and theatre – and the support of their teachers – to help them cope with the pandemic.
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Grade 5 students with awards from The Stock Market Game competition.

Grade 5 Stock Market Investors Win Big

Grade 5 students in Mrs. Yoshino’s computer science class recently competed in the 2021 Stock Market Game. Two of the teams took first and second place in the Hawai’i Elementary School regional competition. Team Pixel (Mckenzie ‘28, Avalyn ‘28, Kyler ‘28, and Reigne ‘28) placed first, and Team Alex (Alexander ‘28) won second.
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