The newest issue of Maryknoll School's magazine, The Knoller, will be arriving in your mailboxes over the next few weeks! This issue of The Knoller is packed with great stories reflecting upon the importance of Noblesse Oblige and the wonderful things happening at Maryknoll School.
Education today at Maryknoll School is about much more than just reading, writing and math. Service to others is a cornerstone of the institution’s goal for all graduates in academic excellence. Hawaii Now host Kanoe Gibson joined some sixth graders, faculty and volunteers cleaning up the Ala Wai Watershed and found out that carrying on the Maryknoll Sisters’ legacy of “noblesse oblige,” the school motto, meaning “to whom much is given, much is expected,” is a part of their everyday objectives.
On Thursday, November 8th, more than 300 high school students performed community service throughout O‘ahu through a new program started this year to add quarterly service learning into the curriculum. Students volunteered their time and efforts to restore the land, eliminate soil contaminants and/or assist nonprofit organizations at 7 locations across the island:
• Paepae O He‘eia • Lyon Arboretum • Ala Wai Watershed • Humane Society • Honolulu Zoo • Maunalua Fishpond Heritage Center • Papahana Kuaola
We're so grateful for the opportunity to express Noblesse Oblige toward these amazing service projects and organizations!
Our 2018 Alumni Holiday Homecoming event is here! This year, we're introducing the first-ever Spartan Alumni Dodgeball Tournament and BBQ for our holiday homecoming event! Re-live your Maryknoll Spartan Challenge days by coming back to the Maryknoll Community Center for a day of fun with your friends and classmates during the holidays! This is a free event, courtesy of the Maryknoll School Alumni Association.
Maryknoll Alumni Holiday Homecoming - Dodgeball Tournament and BBQ
On Sunday, November 4th, we hosted our annual K-12 Admission Open House at the Maryknoll Community Center. Prospective families were able to explore our urban campuses, talk story with current parents, students, faculty, staff, and coaches, and hear from different speakers regarding their own Maryknoll Experiences. With over 250 families and 750 guests in attendance, it was a full-house!
Today, our grade and middle school students put our school motto into action by participating in their Noblesse Oblige Day of Service. Students, faculty, and parent volunteers were spread across the island and spent the day serving the community in different locations.
It is with much sadness that we write to tell you of the passing of Sr. Maria Rosario Daley, MM. She passed away peacefully on the evening of Friday, October 19th. She was 95 and had been a Maryknoll Sister for 73 years.
Mahalo to all our families who have purchased their Paina plate tickets, scrip and made a donation to the Annual Paina. The day is shaping up to be filled with fun, food, and shopping. Please join us on Saturday,October 27, 2018, from 10AM - 4PM on the Grade School Campus.
Today marked the final day of #MaryknollSpiritWeek 2018! Our annual tradition of Spirit Week goes back decades, and while many of the activities and games have changed over the years, the spirit of Maryknoll and our rich history always shines through! Read more to find out just how we celebrated Spirit Week this year and check out our social media channels for more photos and videos from this week's posts!
Today, each grade level at our high school dedicated themselves to service, reflection and the ideals of Noblesse Oblige. While the Class of 2022 freshmen participated in their Day of Recollection, our Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors participated and engaged in various community service projects across the island.
Throughout the month of September, Maryknoll School and the Blue Zones Project® partnered together through the Youth Service America (www.ysa.org) Lead Agency Program to serve our community! This partnership activated students across Mānoa, Makiki, Mōʻiliʻili, and McCully to give back to the community in honor of September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance. Brought to Hawaii by HMSA, Blue Zones Project is a well-being initiative with the goal to make healthy choices easier in the places that we live, work and play.
As we mentioned yesterday, our school administration team has been closely monitoring the progress of Tropical Storm Olivia and reviewing available information from the Central Pacific Hurricane Center and the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency. The safety of our entire school community is, and will always be, our highest priority.
After reviewing the most updated information available and holding discussions with other private schools and the Hawaii Department of Education, we will remain open on Wednesday, September 12.
On Wednesday, September 5th, we were very fortunate and blessed to have FBI Special Agent Dr. Arnold Laanui on campus to speak to our middle and high school students on cyber security and internet safety.
Junior Noah Furtado ‘21 was featured alongside his host brother Alex Zhang ‘21 from Nanyang Model High School in Shanghai in this month’s “Raise Your Hand” column in today's issue of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser!
On Tuesday, August 28th, we hosted our annual “Pupus with the President” night at the Maryknoll Community Center. Each year, School President Mr. Perry Martin hosts the event to welcome families to the new year and share upcoming plans and news with our Spartan ‘ohana. This year, we had over 200 parents in attendance, along with a number of faculty, staff, administrators, Parent-Teacher Alliance (PTA) Executive Committee members and Parent Grade Level Representatives!
Maryknoll School will resume classes on Monday, August 27th as a "C" letter day. All extracurricular activities, afterschool care and athletic practices and games will resume as well. Check myMaryknoll for more information.
Hurricane Lane Update #3 - Wednesday, August 22nd - 10:00AM
Due to the high level of unpredictability regarding Hurricane Lane, and in collaboration with our Sacred Heart Church Pastor, we have made the decision to CLOSE Maryknoll School on Thursday, August 23rd and Friday, August 24th. All scheduled academic, extra-curricular and athletic events will be cancelled or postponed.
School and regularly scheduled activities will resume on Monday, August 27th, dependent on environmental and weather conditions.
Please stay safe and make all necessary preparations.
We will be updating our website and myMaryknoll throughout the week as more information becomes available.
On Tuesday, August 7th, our entire faculty, staff and administration team gathered in Sacred Heart Church to celebrate Mass and the start of the school year with Father EJ Resinto, our school’s new Associate Pastor. We also welcomed our new faculty and staff members that have recently joined our school community.
Today, all 650 Maryknoll Grade School students from kindergarten through eighth grade participated in a first-time school-wide community service day at eight different locations throughout Honolulu. The event, titled “Noblesse Oblige: Continuing the Legacy,” marks the 90th anniversary year since Maryknoll School was founded by the Maryknoll Sisters.
Lady Spartan Fans! After a thrilling 15-2 win over Iolani on Tuesday, be sure to come out and support our Girls Varsity Softball team on Thursday, May 3rd as they defend their ILH Division I crown at Punahou at 4:00PM!
Aloha Maryknoll 'Ohana! Today (Friday, April 27th), our high school campus celebrates Lei Day 2018 beginning at 11:00AM at the Maryknoll Community Center. If you're unable to join us at the Maryknoll Community Center for the program, we're also streaming the program live via YouTube.
On Tuesday, April 24th, our high school students were engaged with different opportunities to learn and grow! Our Class of 2021 freshman and Class of 2020 sophomores stayed on campus for "Career Day (and more)", our Class of 2019 juniors attended the 2018 NACAC Spring College Fair and visited universities across the island, and our Class of 2018 seniors performed community service at Kuliouou Beach Park.
February 17th, 2018 - This year's Monsignor Charles A. Kekumano Award & Scholarship Dinner brought many people together to honor the achievements made by those in our community and to recognize the power of working together.
One unique opportunity that our students are encouraged to participate in is Kairos. This spiritual experience provides students the chance to examine where they have been before they decide where they are going, ultimately building their self-character.
Mahalo to Pwo Navigator and 2018 Kekumano Honoree Nainoa Thompson and Hokulea Crew for helping us in planting a tree on campus as we made an official statement of our commitment to Mālama Honua, "care for our planet."
It’s another historic moment for Maryknoll Athletics! Our Girls and Boys Varsity Division 1 Basketball teams have beenranked #1 in the state for two weeks running and both teams are headed to their respective HHSAA State Tournaments! This is the first time since the beginning of team rankings in Hawaii that two teams from the same school have been ranked #1 at the same time!