Daily Schedule

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

7:50 AM - 9:10 AM A Block
9:20 AM - 10:40 AM B Block
10:45 AM - 11:25 AM Co-Curr: Class Meeting
11:25 AM - 12:05 PM Lunch
12:10 PM - 1:30 PM C Block
1:40 PM - 3:00 PM D Block

New Announcements

Students - Student Council Meetings

Student Council meetings this week:

  • Big-Little Sister Committee ... 11:35 in Room 9
  • Halloween Committee ... 11:20 in Room 3

Students/Parents - NEW College Visit Added: Temple University Japan

Temple University Japan will visit La Pietra at 1:40pm on Thursday, October 19th. To sign up, log on to your Family Connection/Naviance account.

Students/Parents - Uniform reminder

As the weather starts to cool down, pleae remember that the school uniform cardigan and uniform long pants are the only outerwear permitted on Monday through Thursday. Please be in compliance as there are consequences for being out of uniform.

Students/Parents/Faculty - Senior Ice Cream Sale

I scream. You scream. We all scream for... ICE CREAM! Tuesday, October 17, is the last day for the senior class's ice cream sale.  We are selling ice cream with toppings from crunchy chocolate chips to spooky marshmallows during lunch at the courtyard.  Please come and support!

Students/Parents/Faculty - Hurricane Relief Fund

Thank you to everyone who contributed to our Hurricane Relief funds! We will be donating $105 to the American Red Cross. 


Times Super Market Shop and Score program

Times Supermarkets is once again having their Shop and Score Program from September 6 - October 17. The program allows our girls and the athletic department to earn points towards free Adidas athletic uniforms and equipment. Just let the cashier know at checkout that you would like your points to go to La Pietra Code 332 and our school will receive the points. View the Shop and Score flyer below.
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Shop and Score Flyer La Pietra.pdf

Mahalo to Lady Panther Volleyball Athletes!

Thank you to all of our Lady Panthers Intermediate and Varsity Volleyball student-athletes for representing La Pietra this past ILH season! Your desire to compete, have fun, and demonstrate character while doing so, showed everyone your Lady Panther Pride. Now that your season is over please remember to turn in your washed uniforms to the athletic office (if you have not done so already). Mahalo!

Intermediate Tennis begins October 23rd!

7th - 9th grade students interested in participating on the La Pietra / Maryknoll Intermediate Tennis team this coming season, the Intermediate Tennis team practices will begin on Monday, October 23rd from 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM at the Keehi Lagoon Tennis Courts. Please come prepared with your tennis rackets and practice clothes and tennis shoes. If you did not get to sign up but are interested in participating or have any questions, please contact Mr. Kinsler.

Pac-5 JV Soccer Try-outs Begin on October 23rd

9th - 11th grade students interested in trying-out for Pac-5 Junior Varsity Soccer, tryouts will begin on Monday, October 23rd from 4:00 - 6:00 PM at Kapiolani Park. Practices will continue Mondays - Fridays 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM at Kapiolani Park Head Coach Les Gusman (Email: riggerssoccer@gmail.com). Please contact Mr. Kinsler if you did not have an opportunity to sign up but would like to participate or have any questions.


Close Up Washington D.C. Trip - Spring Break 2018 Oct-03 to Oct-17

We are extending our offer to students in grades 10-12, to join us during Spring Break to participate in the Close UP Washington, D.C. experience! Since 1971 Close Up has provided the most comprehensive experiential curriculum using D.C. as a living classroom. Close Up is non-profit, non-partisan educational program with a mission to inform, inspire and empower students in becoming life-long, active participants in our democracy.  Please contact Ms. Bailey or review the document below for additonal information.  The new deadline for participants is Tuesday, October 17.
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Close Up Sign Up Sheet - La Pietra.pdf

Respect of Property Oct-16 to Oct-20

>We are so fortunate to hold classes in such a beautiful environment.  Please remember to keep our campus clean.  Pick up after yourselves in all areas of our school (classrooms, hallways, student learning center, gym area, grounds).   Please also be respectful in not writing on desks, lockers, bathrooms etc.   Thank you for keeping our school a beautiful place to be!


FAPA Future Pilot Forum Honolulu - Saturday, November 11, 2017 Aug-29 to Nov-11

Future & Active Pilot Advisors, FAPA, will be holding a FREE Pilot Forum on Saturday, November 11 from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm at a Waikiki Area Hotel (will be announced shortly). FAPA focues on career changers, students of all ages and grades, separating military personnel, spouses, parents, school counselors and teachers. Click here to register.

ATTN Juniors & Seniors: American University Information Session Oct. 21 Oct-02 to Oct-20

Learn about the American University at their information session on Saturday, October 21 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm at the Ala Moana Hotel. RSVP Requested

ATTN Juniors & Seniors: University of Notre Dame Information Session October 18 Sep-12 to Oct-18

You and your family are invited to join the University of Notre Dame on the Road information session presented by Joyce Lantz, Director of Recruitment and Communications on Wednesday, October 18 from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm at Saint Louis School, Clarence T.C. Ching Learning and Technology Center - Tseu Presedential Suite. The session will include information on academic, community, and spiritual life at the University of Notre Dame, as well as insights into the admissions and financial aid processes. Alumni and parents of current students will also be in attendance to share what Notre Dame means to them. Light refreshments provided.Parking available in the multi-level parking structure. Refer to the map of St. Louis School's campus. Register Today!

Free Admission to Honolulu Christian College Fair - Oct. 21 Oct-12 to Oct-20

Attend the free Honolulu Christian College Fair on Saturday, October 21 from 5-7 pm at Hawaii Baptist Academy - Stan Sagert Campus. For more information, click here or visit Dr. Dolan's office for a brochure. 

University of Oregon Prospective Student Reception 10/21 Oct-16 to Oct-20

The University of Oregon will be hosting a prospective student reception in Honolulu on Saturday, October 21 at 11:00 am at the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum. Students and their parents/guardians are welcome to attend! Invitations have been sent to students but feel free to help spread the word to any students who may be interested in the University of Oregon. To attend, click here.

Cars on Campus Oct-16 to Oct-20

Reminder to keep our campus safe by driving at a slow speed, stopping at stop signs, and not avoiding speed bumps.  Student drivers have assigned parking stalls in the upper lot.  If you are a student driver and want a parking stall please see the front office or Mrs. Chinen.  Parents, please remember to drop off and pick-up in the front lot around the big tree.  No drop-off or pick-ups in the Julie Brown Courtyard, Bachman Courtyard or the Upper lot.  Thank you for your compliance in keeping our campus safe.

ATTN Juniors & Seniors: College Visits Week of 10/16/17 Oct-16 to Oct-20

  1. Log on to your Family Connection/Naviance account. (Click ‘colleges’ tab and on the right-hand side you will see ‘Upcoming College Visits”, click on “sign up”)

  2. Ask your teacher for permission to attend the visit (at least 2 days prior)

  3. Fill out the google form to let me know that you have received approval  


Date Time College Location
10/16/17 8:15 University of San Diego Conference Room
10/17/17 8:00 University of Oregon Conference Room
10/18/17 12:10 University of British Columbia Conference Room- Jr. Sem.
10/18/17 1:40 University of Notre Dame TBD
10/19/17 9:00 University of California Santa Barbara Conference Room
10/19/17 10:45 Whitman College TBD
10/20/17 9:35 University of California Santa Cruz Conference Room
10/20/17 10:30 Barnard College TBD
10/20/17 11:40 University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) Conference Room


Halloween Costume Contest Categories Sep-20 to Oct-31

Get your SPOOP on! On Tuesday, October 31st, La Pietra will have its annual Halloween Co-Curr with the following categories for the Costume Contest: Best Homemade, Best Transformation, Funniest, Scariest, Best Group, Best Middle School, Best High School, and Best Teacher. Any questions?  Please email Georgina D'Sanson and Ginger Link.

Snack Sales Oct-16 to Oct-20

Please excuse Tommianne Brockert and Malaya Caligtan-Tran 5 minutes before A block ends for snack sales.  Thank you!

Upper School

Poetry Out Loud 2017-2018 Hawaii Oct-04 to Oct-24

We are delighted to begin the 2017-2018 Poetry Out Loud season and we hope you will plan to join us this year! State Finals will be held Sunday, March 4th, 2018. All La Pietra upper school students are eligible to participate in this exciting program. Register HERE.

The official dates for POL this year are as follows:

October 3, 2017

Attend Information Meeting in Drama room during lunch

October 17, 2017

Submit poetry selections

November 3, 2017

Check in with Dr. Pan

November 21, 2017

Poem memorization due

December 22, 2018

Deadline for Hawaii school sign-ups

January 29, 2018

Deadline for Hawaii schools to complete school level finals

February 4, 2018

Deadline for school champions to submit their information and state final poem selection

March 4, 2018 

State Finals at Tenney Theatre, Cathedral of St. Andrews, in downtown Honolulu. The finals are free and open to the public. Please join us for a celebratory reception immediately following the competition. Student Arrival Time - 10 a.m. Contest Begins - 11 a.m.

April 23 - 25, 2018 

National Finals in Washington, D.C. 


November Lunch Form Oct-16 to Oct-20

If you would like to order lunch with the Daily Lunchbox for the month of November, the deadline to waive the late fee has passed. Please print the form below and submit it with payment and the $10 late fee to the main office, or to The Daily Lunchbox, P.O. Box 22566, Honolulu HI 96823, or go to dailylunchbox.org. Reminder that all lunch forms are available online as they become available. You must submit by October 22 to be eligible for November's Lunch.
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La Pietra Lunch Nov 2017.pdf

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