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Waimea’s Afaga named TeenBiz3000’s national weekly top reader

MEDIA RELEASE Waimea Middle School seventh grade student Roland Afaga, Jr., earned the National Weekly Top Scorer Achievement Award for scoring more points in one week than any other student in the entire United States using TeenBiz3000 – a popular, standards-based online reading program tailored to the individual student’s reading ability. “We are so proud […]

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Konawaena's Nakamoto wins state Spelling Bee

Konawaena’s Nakamoto wins state Spelling Bee

Hawaii 24/7 Staff Taggart Nakamoto, a Konawaena Middle School sixth grader, will represent Hawaii at the Scripps National Spelling Bee after winning the state competition Saturday in Honolulu. Nakamoto, 12, won the 2012 Hawaii State Spelling Bee with the word “billabong” — a backwater caused by overflow from a river and forming a stagnant pool — […]

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Two isle students in State Spelling Bee (March 24)

Two isle students in State Spelling Bee (March 24)

MEDIA RELEASE Two Big Island students will participate in the State Spelling Bee in Honolulu. The competition airs on PBS Hawaii (Channel 10) at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 24. Roland Afaga, Jr., is a sixth grader Waimea Middle Public Conversion Charter School. Taggart Nakamoto is a sixth grader at Konawaena Middle School. Taggart’s older brother, […]

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Waimea Middle School’s Afaga wins islandwide Spelling Bee

Waimea Middle School’s Afaga wins islandwide Spelling Bee

MEDIA RELEASE By spelling 25 words correctly – including the champion word – A-l-l-e-g-o-r-y – at last Saturday’s Hawaii Island District Finals Spelling Bee, Waimea Middle School’s sixth grade student, Roland Afaga Jr. was declared the island’s Champion Middle School Speller for 2012. As district champion, Afaga will compete in the State Spelling Bee Finals […]

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