In response to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation, Kamehameha Schools announced all three of its K-12 campuses and its 29 preschools will implement their respective distance learning and educational support programs when school resumes after their respective spring breaks. During this period, there will be no on-campus student instruction or student activities.
KS will review continuously the situation with the hope of resuming on-campus instruction and activities. KS will provide updates, at least weekly, as it considers conditions in the community along with guidance from state and federal health officials.
Students at all KS campuses will be receiving plans detailing their respective distance learning programs. KS Hawai‘i, KS Maui and all KS preschools have extended their respective spring breaks so teachers and administrators may complete preparations for distance-based education before they resume on March 30.
The following table summarizes changes to the academic schedule:
|KS Hawai‘i and KS Maui|
|March 23-25||Spring break extended|
|March 26||Kūhiō Day holiday; no school activities scheduled|
|March 27||Teachers will test the use of online instructional tools with students|
|March 30||School resumes using distance learning|
|March 17||Spring break begins|
|April 6||School resumes using distance learning|
|March 23-25, 27||Teachers and teaching assistants will prepare and plan for the use of online and supplemental learning tools|
|March 27||Spring break ends|
|March 30||Distance-based educational support begins|
For all updates please visit www.ksbe.edu and click on “Coronavirus Updates.”
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