(HawaiiNewsNow) -Myron B. Thompson Academy is celebrating its 10th anniversary and relocation to the historic downtown YWCA. The event is Friday, August 24 from 5:00-8:00pm at YWCA, 1040 Richards Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813. There will be pupus by Cafe Julia, entertainment by Kapena, Brother Noland, 808 and Thompson Academy students, and bid on silent auction items featuring handmade jewelry, art, an ukulele by luthier E. Tavarez and more!
Call 441-8000 for tickets and more information.
Parking is available at Ali'i Place, 1099 Alakea Street, Honolulu, HI 96813
All proceeds will go toward deferring the cost of SAT exams for Thompson Academy's graduating seniors and juniors.
Myron B. Thompson Academy has a student body of around 500 students and is still accepting applications for the current school year. The charter school ranks at the top of all 32 charter schools in the state in terms of No Child Left Behind reading and math assessments and graduates more than 83% of its students. US News and World Report ranks Thompson Academy as one of the state's top 14 public high schools and awarded the charter a bronze medal for notable academic performance. For fundraiser tickets and information on enrollment, call 441-8000.