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PICTURED ABOVE: Our Kindergarten helpers did a fabulous job welcoming families to our Kindergarten Open House.

HELP KIDS MANAGE DIFFICULT EMOTIONS

Growing up is hard, and learning to manage emotions is harder. As a parent, we do everything we can to help our kids navigate the often turbulent time of adolescence. Join us on Nov. 8 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Dahl for "How to Understand and Help Kids Manage Difficult Emotions." Speaker Nancy Halevi, PsyD, is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with 25+ years experience as a teacher, school director, high school counselor, adjunct professor, and therapist.

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FAMILIAR FACES IN MIDWEEK

Photos from our 2018 Masquerade Gala just emerged in the pages of MidWeek. Click here to view the photos.

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WE'RE HAVING A 1961 RECEPTION AND YOU'RE INVITED!

Join the 1961 Circle with a minimum gift of $1,961 in the 2018-19 school year.  It would mean an extra $120,000 for LJA if we can welcome 61 new members to our 1961 Circle.

 

To learn more, please attend the Join 1961 Circle Reception on Nov. 9 from 6-8 p.m. at the LJA Middle School Courtyard.

 

Click here to RSVP. For questions, contact Leah Freitas.

INTERESTED IN BEING A VENDOR AT OUR LJA CRAFT FAIR?

The Holiday Craft Fair is held annually in December, often in conjunction with Lower School's Winter Wonderland activities. This year, the Holiday Craft Fair will be held on Saturday, Dec. 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  There are usually more than 70 craft and gift vendors. Are you interested in being a vendor? Click here to download the application form.

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A SUCCESSFUL FUN RUN FOR DIRECTOR GIANNA SBARBARO

Gianna '19 did an awesome job as director of the Children's and Youth Day Fun Run on Oct. 7. She worked with the City of Honolulu throughout the year to get the permits, volunteers, race packets, awards, and raffle prizes. Over 130 keiki runners participated. Volunteers included other LJA cross country runners, as well as runners from HBA and Iolani.

 

LJA STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM

We are looking to create meaningful and long lasting engagement with our community. This year we are creating monthly newsletters for alumni, and quarterly news for our grandparents and alumni parents. We also have a few events planned including an Alumni College Panel, a Winter Alumni Gathering, and Alumni Reunion.


As we build this program we are looking for:

  • Alumni Contact information. We want to update alumni contact information. Share Here!
  • Alumni stories at LJA.  We want to hear from you. Tell us about your LJA experience. Email Nicole Lunn.
  • New members on LJA Connect, our community network. Join Here!
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BOOK FAIR
There is nothing like seeing the excitement of a child who finds a coveted book! You can help foster our kids' love of reading by volunteering at the Fall Book Fair! Experience is not essential, but Book Fair mentors are greatly appreciated to help carry on the tradition and train new volunteers. Proceeds will benefit the library and Project Grad. The Fall Book Fair is scheduled for Nov. 6-9. Click here to sign up!

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DEADLINE TO ORDER TREES EXTENDED TO OCT. 19!

Buy your holiday tree and support our seniors and Project Grad for our seniors! Wreaths, garlands and poinsettias are also for sale. Pick up is Dec. 1 at LJA between 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Click here for more info or to order.

IMPORTANT DATES:    

October 24 - Middle School Open House

October 25 - Parents' Turn to Learn

October 29 - November 3 - Homecoming Week

October 31 - Halloween

November 9 - Join 1961 Reception

November 14 - CPK Fundraiser

November 17 - Open House

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