Kapalama High School

 

Summary Daily Bulletin for Saturday, January 31, 2015

As a reminder to student drivers, students are NOT allowed to park in the Athletic parking structure during the school day. Violators face a 20-day driving revocation.

Students must be in school for the entire day on the day of OR day before (if the event is on the weekend) a special event such as prom, dances, competitions, co and extra-curricular activities. This includes unscheduled periods.

Immerse yourself in a dynamic, creative environment with other students who are passionate about art and design. This summer, build and develop your creative and artistic skills while exploring a specific medium or aspect of art and design. This intensive, four-week, pre-college program is for individuals 15 and older who wish to study at one of the top art and design colleges in the country. Serious young artists seeking to strengthen and enhance their art and design skills, as well as students with limited art training, are invited to participate. If you are interested please call (310)665-6864 or email: soa@otis.edu http://www.otis.edu/soa

Our very own Mandarin Class will be hosting a visit from UHM Chinese Language Flagship Program. They will be discussing their variety courses offered such as literature, history, politics, economics, religion, social sciences, and Art. Please come and join us on Wednesday, February 4th during period 4 from 9:50am to 10:30am, sign up on Naviance and come on down to Midkiff "REFERENCE AREA" Hope to see you there!

Don’t leave that "special someone" feeling hungry this Valentine’s Day. Instead...send them a candy gram! Come down to the International Relations Club booth in Pākī Breezeway, during the week of Feb. 2-6, to make your message! At just $2 a messsage, send a candy gram to all of your friends and show how much you love them. ​ The International Relations Club booth will be open during periods 4,5,6,7,8, Lunch & Homerorom. Don't wait 'till it's too late!! Thank you for supporting the International Relations Club & Happy Valentineʻs Day! ​

Embry-Riddle Summer Programs has S.T.E.M.-based, six-day academic camps for high school students at the Prescott, AZ campus. These programs provide an incredible opportunity for distinguished high school students to learn and explore the field of their choice. Students work directly with college professors and experience collegiate life with peers who have similar interests. Any student who attends a six-day summer program will receive $1000 towards their freshman year tuition at Embry-Riddle. Additionally, Embry-Riddle has a scholarship program, courtesy of The Boeing Company, for 13 students to receive full-ride camp scholarships to any of the engineering summer programs. Early application is encouraged! You can view a more details about the summer offerings at http://www.prescott.erau.edu/summer. Registration is open, with an early bird discount of $100 available to anyone who registers online by March 1, 2015.

The Great Books Summer Program offers one, two, three and four-week summer sessions and is for students entering grades 9-12. The program provides participants from wide-ranging backgrounds the opportunity to help each other hone their creative instincts and intellectual risk-taking, plus every participant gets a Kindle Touch. Program attendees also meet with college professors and students from top universities to discuss college choices and experiences. For more information and to apply visit: http://www.greatbookssummer.com/

There will be an important meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 10 at 6pm in Paki 204 for all participants (including parents and anyone who may still be interested in joining us) on next year's spring break service learning trip to Peru. We will be discussing the latest trip updates and possible side-trip opportunities as well as fundraising activities. If you have any questions about the trip or how to enroll, please see Mrs. Glassco (Paki 204) or Mr. Ai (Paki 205).

MANDATORY MEETING FRIDAY 1/30/15. Students interested in traveling to Beijing, China or Hanoi, Vietnam this summer from July 16 - July 28 for the Global Positioning Summer Program should attend this important informational meeting on FRIDAY, JAN 30, 2015 at 10:40am - 11:20am in Midkiff (LVA). This is a great experience for students as you learn about globalization with other students from the US, Mexico, Aotearoa, China and Vietnam. Scholarships are available for students. Check out these links to videos made by past KS students who have participated to get a sense of the experience. Video 1 (http://youtu.be/v6T92IeiJM8). Video 2 (http://youtu.be/WJFyD5zv09A). Video 3 (http://youtu.be/SLRkYmFKNJg). For an application, or if you have questions, email Kumu ‘Āina (aaakamu@ksbe.edu). Applications are due on Friday, February 6, 2015.

Congratulations to our 2015 Kamehameha Schools Science Fair winners – MAVERIC ABELLA (1st) “PEA-15 Regulates Cell Migration in Glioblastoma Cells via Integrin Trafficking,” KAIMI KAHIHIKOLO (2nd) “Search for Eccentric Accretions in Kepler Binary Systems,” and STEPHANIE ARAKI (3rd) “Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) Associated with Asthma in Hawaiians.” Stop by Midkiff Learning Center to see their extraordinary projects and to view all of the science fair display boards. The projects will be on display until after school on Wednesday, February 4. Mahalo to Kumu KAWIKA MAHELONA for his guidance and support in creating our excellent display boards, our high school science teachers for judging our projects, and Miss Ishimoto for her support.