Tags: Ohana

  • Learning about Personal Responsibility and Leadership, and saying “Goodbye” for the Summer!

    By Pallavi Rudraraju, DC Elementary School Intern Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff Our AALEAD Ohana at Walker-Jones just finished our fifth and final week of programming, and we can't believe the month has passed so quickly! From jam-packed field trips to interactive and multi-facted workshops, we've done so much in the past five short weeks.

    As a fresh change of pace, Ohana received a visit from the Maryland Summer Serve halfway through our third week. The middle and high school y

  • DC ES Summer Program Week 1: We’re all about Ohana!

    By Charles Kuo, DC Elementary School Program Coordinator and Pallavi Rudraraju, DC Elementary School Program Intern Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff

    ‘Ohana: family, derived from oha (taro plant); ohana refers to how we all come from the same root
    Summer has arrived and the DC Elementary School  Summer Program is underway! This year the DC Elementary School will be celebrating the meaning of Ohana. Ohana is the Hawaiian word for family. It mea

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