Hey Everyone! For this week's reflective response, I will be talking about Olelo! This past Wednesday, April 27th, a few students went to Oahu for the Olelo Youth XChange luncheon. I, along with Kaycee, Mia, Nicole, Kirra, Kichelle, and Ikaika, were all finalists in the Olelo Youth XChange contest. Kirra and I were selected for our Passionate Painter story in the Jr. Experts category. There were a total of three finalists for each category. Apparently there were over 900 entries which is cool. I've never been finalist for Olelo so this was a new experience for me. We all met early in the morning at the airport and flew to Oahu. We were on the same flight as some of the Kaua'i High students, some of which are former CKTV students! The luncheon was at the Sheraton Waikiki Resort in a big ballroom with two large screens. The awards ceremony started around ten in the morning, so we were actually served breakfast foods! It was all delicious, especially the bacon! After eating, we sat and awaited the results. Congratulations to Ikaika and Kichelle for winning in the "Taking Assessments Seriously" category with their video, "The Chain Reaction". I absolutely loved their video. It was hilarious. We got to watch the winning videos of other schools. It was interesting to see the ideas of elementary, middle, and high schoolers for each category! Although Kirra and I didn't win, it was a great experience and I'm very grateful to be able to have gone! The winner for the Jr. Experts category was "A Home For Larenzo" by Waianae Intermediate. They told a great story, one of the best I've ever seen, so major kudos to them! To get to the Olelo website, click here. Overall, going to Olelo was fun and a good experience. Thank you Mr. M again for all your hard work in putting this together. Well, that is it for this week's reflective response! Thanks for reading! Bye!
Hi! I'm Alaysia Navor, a third year student in the CKTV Media Productions class. I'll be publishing 2 blogs each week, posted to the left. You can also check out the tabs, "Inside Scoop" and "Projects" for some of my other work.
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