Positive Parenting Leads to Successful Students

Welcome to Team Up!, a new educational initiative for parents debuting at Punahou, with speaker sessions, workshops and other events. We’ll also be introducing a Team Up podcast, featuring interviews and conversations with local and national guests who will address some of the most pressing and relevant issues affecting parents and families today.

At Punahou, we regard parents as vital partners in the educational journey of our students. We also know children and teenagers face a myriad of challenges as they navigate through both Junior School and the Academy. Our aim with Team Up is to provide parents with useful, relevant and up-to-date information to help our children thrive. We believe that together, as partners, we can offer the support and guidance to help students gain confidence, and lead full, well-balanced lives as they find their own paths forward. We are also very grateful for the strong leadership and insights of our PFA. This project builds on the great work they do, and we’re excited to collaborate with our many dedicated parent volunteers.

We are also interested in hearing from parents about the topics that matter most to you and your families. Please take a moment to fill out this short survey to help inform the content we share with you going forward.

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Upcoming Events

In February, nationally recognized speakers will hold talks for parents. The sessions are open to Punahou parents as well as others in the community.

Punahou School, Thurston Memorial Chapel*

As the future of work grows more complex and less predictable, many parents want their children to master more rigorous academics. But research shows that "people smarts" such as communication, collaboration, creativity and flexibility may be even more important than "book smarts" for a successful life and career. How can parents - and schools - make the most of both?How can they help their children to develop these critical 21st century skills within the context of strong academics? Rob Evans, Ed.D and Michael Thompson, Ph.D. will outline the challenges and offer practical advice to parents.

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*Please note that the location has changed. It was originally scheduled to take place in Wo International Center, Luke Lecture Hall.



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