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Welcome to Wheeler

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Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School is situated on historic Wheeler Army Airfield. The school in named in honor of Major Sheldon H. Wheeler, a former commander of Luke Field on Ford Island who lost his life when his plane crashed during a demonstration exercise on July 13, 1921. Our school has five multi-classroom buildings, nine portable classrooms, a library, and a cafeteria shared with neighboring Wheeler Middle School. Students travel from Schofield Barracks, Camp Stover, Wheeler Army Airfield, Launani Valley, and the Waikalani Woodlands.   The faculty and staff of Wheeler Elementary are committed to the task of working together towards a common belief that all students will learn and that each student is a unique and valued individual.  We believe that when education is a shared responsibility between the school and family we can best meet our students’ academic, social and emotional needs.  This shared responsibility is captured in our school’s brand, “One Team, One Mission.”  Wheeler Elementary school is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. 

Recent News

Parent Letter

Attached you will find a copy of the letter sent home to parents today regarding a situation that occurred 4:45 p.m. at our after school program yesterday.

Unity Day

HIDOE is encouraging students and staff to join this national anti-bullying movement for inclusive, nurturing, learning environments for all. Everyone is encouraged to wear orange.

2nd Quarter Bus Pass Payments

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Quarter 2 bus payments are due on Tuesday, October 21. $72 - Round Trip. $26 One-Way AM or PM, $12.50 Coupons (10 per sheet). CASH ONLY Please.

Save the Date

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Join us for our Family Movie night sponsored by Island Palms Communities in the field behind C Bldg.

Boxtops for Education

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There is a new digital program for collecting Boxtops. Add our Major Sheldon Wheeler Elementary and scan your receipts on the app. We are also collecting clipped boxtops from products. Thank you for your help!

Federal Survey Cards

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Federal survey cards are going home this week. Please, take the time to fill them out for every student in your household. We would like to see 100% participation as the information helps provide much needed federal funding for schools. Thank you Col. Barrett for your letter supporting our schools.