Sunday, May 4, 2008

Iroquois Point Elementary School

Another one of the things that I've enjoyed about living here in Iroquois Point during my assignment here in Hawaii is that the elementary school is about a 5 minute walk from our house. The kids get up every morning, meet up with their friends and head off to Iroquois Point Elementary School.

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My kids have attended this school for two years now, and we've been very happy with the teachers and staff. This is one of the better schools in our area ... to the point that there are actually people who drive their kids onto Iroquois Point every day so their kids can attend IPES.

I'm not sure exactly when this school was built, but I'm assuming it's been around for quite a few years. A few readers have requested pictures of the school. I couldn't go on campus today (it's the weekend, and I'd be tresspassing). But, here are a couple of quick snapshots (if I can get back again during school hours sometime to get permission I'll try to post a few more from inside the school):


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8 comments:

  1. Thank you for the pictures of Iroquois Point Elem School, lots if memories there. School days are always special. My daughter won a "Lei Day" lie making contest one year. It's funny how everything changes, nothing stays the same, but so much remains the same...............great pictures, thanks.

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  2. Hi Carolyn,

    You're very welcome. I know exactly what you mean about the memories. I lived over on Hickam AFB when I was a kid. I should probably drive over there one of these days to get a few pictures for myself. The schools I attended I'm sure will be there for a while. But, I just found out recently that the house I lived in when I was a kid is already abandoned, and is scheduled to be torn down soon ... kind of sad ... but understandable ... that was a long time ago.

    Todd

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  3. Hi, i went to IPES when i was younger and i loved it. It is 48 years old and has been there since the housing has been there. It has a lot of history and i really miss it. I can remember the Jump It day when we got to jump rope all day and hang out with teachers and friends. The gingerbread house making day and the Teck Track. Your children will really like the school.

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  4. I would also like to add that Holly Jackson (my second grade teacher) was and is the best teacher I have ever had in my whole life. Her daughter is also named Kiley just spelled different. But that isn't the reason why she is so great it is because she was the nicest and sweetest teachers of all time. I hope one of your children had her or will have her.

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  5. WOW, I was just trying to show my kids where I went to school as a little girl and there it is! I went to school 2-4th grade from 1977-1980.

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  6. I went here when I was little. 1973-1976, then I went to Pearl City Elementary. I have alot of fond memories of living in Ewa Beach. I lived on Ibis Anvenue (around 102nd street). Love seeing these pictures of school. I hope to come home in the next couple of years.

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  7. Oh my gosh!! My sisters and brother went to this school for years when we lived in Hawaii! I started Kindergarten in 1976...... I loved, loved, loved living in Iroquios Point. We lived on 103rd street and walked to and from school every day... rain or shine! I've posted the link to Facebook for them to see.... thank you so much!

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  8. Talk about a nostalgia bomb...My sister and I attended school here from 1981-1985, and we both agree they were some of the happiest times of our lives. We also lived on Ibis avenue (between 107th and 1nd 108th). Thanks for the memories!

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