November 15, 2018




November 17th

LJA Open House


November 20th

JK Thanksgiving Potluck


November 21st - 23rd 

Thanksgiving Break


November 28th

Parent Workshop


November 7th - December 6th 

Toys for Tots Toy Drive



Open House – This Saturday, November 17th

Le Jardin Academy's All School Open House will be this Saturday from 9 a.m.-12:00 p.m. This event offers a wonderful opportunity to visit the next grade level and tour the main campus. 


Parent Workshop – November 28th

I'm very pleased to announce that Kathy Murphy, HiAEYC Executive Director and Donna Flores, Early Ed consultant will present on developing responsibilities in young children.  This event is from 8:15-9:45 a.m.   in the Music Room. Please RSVP via email to  or sign-up at the front courtyard table.


JK Thanksgiving Potluck – November 20th

Students in Ms. Bingham, Mrs. Brooks, and Ms. Robello's classes gather for a luncheon in the front courtyard at noon. Parent volunteers needed 11:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. for setting up, serving and clean-up. Please sign up in JK classrooms.


Help for the Hungry

The Junior School students will be conducting our annual "Help for the Hungry" canned food and coin drive.

JK:The JK Students are earning quarters by doing simple chores at home. Starting on Wednesday, November 14th and Ending on Tuesday, November 20th.  Students will be graphing the number of coins each day and will present their donations to Madame Akina at the JK Thanksgiving Potluck.

PK:The PK Students will be collecting the food items in the classrooms and tallying the donations during circle time. These activities will offer opportunities to practice math skills (i.e. one-to-one correspondence, more/less), as well encouraging the students to be thankful for their families and all that they have, and develop empathy for those who may not be as fortunate.


Toys for Tots – November 7th – December 6th

It's that time of year again! A box is in the front courtyard of the Junior School. Collection dates this year are November 7 to December 6.  The Marines will pick up on December 7.  Please remember NEW and UNWRAPPED (All ages - birth to 18).  items only.  All donations remain on Oahu and go to families in need this holiday season.

If anyone has a question, I can be reached at 382-6271.


Fundraise for LJA While You Shop!

If you shop on Amazon, you can effortlessly earn money for LJA . Since joining the program in August 2010, the Amazon Associates shopping program has earned over $53,000 for LJA.

There is no sign up involved and no special codes to enter. Just use our unique school shopping link to get to and then shop as you normally do. Each month Amazon pays us up to 10% of all purchases.

Share the link with friends and family and they can earn for us too. It's easy as 1, 2, 3!

1.    Click Here to get to the unique school shopping link.

 2. Bookmark the page in your browser

3. Use your bookmarked page every time you shop on Amazon. (You have 24 hours to purchase the items in your cart, or you will need to re-link before checking out.)

Thank you for your support, and happy shopping! Questions? Contact Suchi Psarakos for more information.


Baby News

Welcome to Baby Henry King, Lucas' brother in Ms. Bingham's classroom.


Good Read

Click Here to read Reasons Today's Kids Are Bored, Entitled, Impatient with Few Real Friends



Contact Us:


 Francoise Akina                                                  

Junior School Principal                                              

(808) 261-0707 x 1040                                      

 Aimy McKillop

Administrative Assistant

(808) 261-0707 x 1150


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