Kaua‘i schools welcome 11 new teachers from the Philippines

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Rowella Angeles and Gretchen Cacao, two of the Philippines teachers, start the lunch line at Kaua‘i Philippines Cultural Center on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2023.

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The Filipino community turns out in force to welcome and embrace the 11 new teachers, who arrived here from the Philippines to teach in Kaua‘i’s schools.

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Jean Morris, Ray Carvalho, Mahina Anguay, and the new Island School Head of School Nancy Magramada welcome the new teachers from the Philippines on Saturday as representatives of the various Filipino groups get photographs at the Kaua‘i Philippines Cultural Center.

PUHI — Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School Principal Jean Morris is ready for Monday when nearly 9,000 students return to school.