Pi or Pie

This Fall Intersession, Windward Nazarene Academy decided to offer special courses for students. The unique opportunities has been not only a great time but a great time of learning. Last week, the 4th grade and up participated in a ‘STEAM’ course using Rasberry Pi. The younger students participated in a “Look I Can Cook” course. Read More »

5 Questions Teachers Wish Parents Would Ask

Editor’s Note: The first time I went to a parent-teacher conference, I felt like I was being tested. It was great to check in to see how my child was doing, but when my daughter’s kindergarten teacher asked if I had any questions, I wasn’t sure I had the right ones. You don’t have to keep your interactions down to these scheduled meetings. Nathan Yoshida or Windward Nazarene Academy has a few suggestions that can help strengthen your parent, teacher and child relationship.Read More »

Screen Time

I don’t know about you but my kids spend an alarming amount of time staring at a screen. Their screentime is spent mostly playing video games. With new crazes popping up daily whether it is a new map in Fortnite, or a legendary spawn on PokemonGo, either way a lot of time is devoted to gaming. When I was growing up on my nintendo an hour at a time was my limit and only on the weekends. I have witnessed my kids playing for over 4 hours straight so how much is too much when it comes to screen time. Read More »

In the Storm

Sometimes the outcome of a storm is worse than we expected, some times it is better. I think that we have dodged some bullets on the weather storm front but life doesn’t always shape up that way. We mention the anxiety of storms and trials in our last post check it out if you haven’t had the chance yet. Tropical Storm Olivia brought some wind and rain but we felt it was safe to come back to school today.Read More »