Molokai Middle Schoolers Get a Taste of High School Life

Molokai High, Lyn BonkPEARL’s influence continues to grow! At Molokai High, Lyn Bonk, Uplink coordinator, and librarian Diane Mokuau, decided to give middle schoolers a head start by creating a special program in summer 2012 that would give the youngsters a taste of high school academic life. This summer program was funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s 21st Century Community Learning Centers. This federal program supports the creation of community learning centers that provide academic enrichment opportunities during non-school hours for children who attend high-poverty and low-performing schools. Continue reading