Laptops and enrichment: Hilo Intermediate helps students as distance learning continues amid pandemic
By KELSEY WALLING Hawaii Tribune-Herald | Wednesday, April 22, 2020, 12:05 a.m.
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KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald A “Spartan Strong” sign adorns a fence in front of Hilo Intermediate School on Monday. Hilo schools will be continuing distance learning for the remainder of the school year.
KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald Hilo Intermediate School Principal Heather Dansdill waves at a student after they picked up enrichments packets Tuesday. Teachers and administrators gave out packets and laptops to help students complete the rest of the school year doing distance learning.
KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald A car drives through the front driveway of Hilo Intermediate School on Tuesday to pick up packets for students. Enrichment packets will help students with school curriculum, as well as give them physical and emotional exercises.
KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald Rayelle Subica gives laptops to a family as they drive through the front of Hilo Intermediate School on Tuesday. Students were invited to pick up enrichment packets and laptops to finish the school year doing distance learning.
Hilo Intermediate School teachers, educational assistants and administrators spent Monday and Tuesday morning giving students enrichment packets and laptops to help continue distance learning.