ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY News
ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY Secondary science teacher Stan Vincent has been named recipient of the 2021 Hawaii Interscholastic Athletic Directors Association (HIADA) Outstanding Coaches Award in recognition for his successes and service as varsity volleyball Head Coach. Coach Stan has led the lady Navigators to five division championships, with three consecutive titles in 2018, 2019, and 2020. Congratulations, Coach Stan!
IPA’s Board of Trustees recently welcomed Dr. Leon Richards to the board. IPA is very grateful and excited to have Dr. Richards join the board. He will bring his unique educational experiences and perspectives to help IPA fulfill its mission to empower students to become navigators of change in a place where values matter.
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ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY’s new students in middle and upper school got a warm welcome from IPA’s Middle School Student Government and National Honor Society this past week at their new student orientations.
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Class Councils for Grades 9-12 and the Secondary Executive Council gathered together in the Student Center for the IPA Leadership Summit – a full afternoon of icebreaker activities, team building, and planning on Thursday, August 12.
ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY’s Board of Trustees recently welcomed Teddi Anderson to the board. Anderson brings her unique expertise, ideas, and perspectives to the school and will help IPA further its mission to empower students to… more w
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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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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.
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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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.