Kapalama High School

 

Summary Daily Bulletin for Sunday, April 19, 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. Registered student drivers must park in their assigned parking zones with either a one-day parking pass or parking decal displayed.

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.

Go For Broke National Education Center is a nonprofit organization that exists to preserve the legacy of the Japanese American WWII veterans through education. Through the generous support of our community, the organization has recorded the life stories of over 1,150 of these veterans; taught over 3,000 educators in Hawaii, Washington, Oregon, California, Texas, Maryland and Virginia; reached over 100,000 students through our teacher trainings and web-based digital curriculum; and welcomed over 100,000 visitors to the Go For Broke Monument near downtown Los Angeles. The organization is sponsoring a Student Essay and Video Contest that is open to high school students (grades 9-12) and college students (undergraduate and graduate). Cash prizes will be awarded to one dozen winners, with four top winners receiving $1,000 each. Plus, the top thirty qualified winners will receive two complimentary tickets to attend our 26thAnniversary Evening of Aloha Gala Dinner this fall at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites in Los Angeles. At this gala dinner, the winners will be able to meet the Japanese American WWII veterans whom they researched about! They will also be treated to an Awards Brunch the following day. For more information, please click here: click here

Looking for motivated person or people who is/are willing to learn advise one or both clubs. Surfers Give Back Club will be need an advisor to head community service projects once a quarter throughout school year and able coordinate with students such projects and attend community service project. Surf Team advisor/coach requires more skills including willing to obtain lifeguard certification, mini bus certification, attend practice two or three times a week from October to June, be there for competitions once a month, coach students, finish all athletic requirements (Blackboard test, attend athletic coaching meeting, fundamentals of coaching, heat exhaustion test, and concussion test), have surfing experience and knowledgeable of contests/competition, able to plan field trip to neighbor island/California, do paperwork required to run the program, able to do accounting and managing expenses and fundraising for team, know how to order uniforms, able to coach students, and head assistant coaches, etc. If interested, please e-mail Lea Arce at learce@ksbe.edu or contact at x28239.

Students who had their artworks on display in the Annual Student Art Exhibition in MLC, please pick up your pieces from their respective art teachers as soon as possible.

Congratulations to seniors MAVERIC ABELLA (1st place Grand Award) and KAIMI KAHIHIKOLO (2nd place Grand Award) and junior SHAYLIN MARN for their excellent Honors Science Research projects at the Hawaii State Science and Engineering Fair (HSSEF). These 3 students will be presenting their original research projects and competing at the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (May 10-15). ISEF is the premier pre-college science competition in the world with over 70 countries represented! Congratulations to HSSEF BEST OF CATEGORY winners: MAVERIC ABELLA (1st, Cell and Molecular Biology), SHAYLIN MARN (1st, Plant Science), and CHANDLER KAHULU NUNOKAWA (1st, Medicine and Health), LINDSEY KALEHUA AH SOON (2nd, Medicine and Health), KAIMI KAHIHIKOLO (2nd, Physics and Astronomy), HOPE USHIRODA-GARMA (2nd, Microbiology), CEDAR WILSON (2nd, Animal Science), and HUNTER RAPOZA and JOHN ‘EIWA COLBURN, IX (3rd, Animal Science). Our students, including Stephanie Araki, won numerous agency awards, and represented our school extremely well. Mahalo to Miss Ishimoto, Miss Kimokeo, and Kumu Mahelona at the Student Production Center for their support!

Menlo College - Director of Financial Aid- Jadelin "Pikake" Felipe will be available to answer any FAFSA specific questions or anything you would like to know about Menlo College- When: April 18th - 20th Where: Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki Lobby - 100 Holomoana Street 0 Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, 96815 Schedule your meeting at- https://menlocollegehawaii.youcanbook.me/ **NOTE: Scholarships is for students who enroll for Fall 2015, Cannot be combined with other MEnlo Campus visit, Hawaii reception, Valedictorian, or athletic scholarship. Scheduled one-on-one meetings on Maui and Big Island are eligible.

The World History students will be fundraising for their Kahiau project to donate funds to various world organizations. Please tune into Puka Mai Ka La for their PSAs and kokua by purchasing any of their wonderful products from April 13 – May 8. Some items that will be sold are Jamba Juice, Acai Bowls, Chocolate, Spanish Rolls, Bubble Drinks, Samurai Ice Cakes, Poke Bowls, and much much more.

Spring Spirit Week Days and Attire (April 20th-24th) Faculty & Students in grades 9-12 have the privilege of participating in Spirit Week from Monday, April 20th to Friday, April 24th. Please adhere to the casual attire guidelines in alignment with the theme of the day. We encourage you all to dress your best! Here's your chance to show your creativity Warriors! FYI, a t-shirt and shorts isn't all that creative. Monday, April 20th (A day) – “ Day of the Decades”. Dress in your favorite nostalgic wear. Tuesday, April 21st (B day) – “Tacky Tuesday”. Be and/or Wear Tacky. Wednesday, April 22st (Early- Release day) – “Warrior Wednesday”. Show that pride, wear blue & white. Thursday, April 23rd (C day)– “Dynamic Duo Day”. Find a twin or a dynamic duo, i.e Batman & Robin, Spongebob & Patrick, Kamehameha Nui & Ka‘ahumanu. Friday, April 24th (D day) – “Sports Day”. Favorite Sport, Athletic Team. Guidelines for acceptable costume attire: •No masks (painted faces are acceptable). •Temporary colored hair is also acceptable. •No scanty attire. •Upper and lower body must be fully clothed. •Costumes need to be appropriate and in good taste. •Necklines should fall no lower than the armpits and tops should be long enough to tuck in (no bare midriffs). •All shorts, skirts, and dresses MUST fall at the knee. •No pajama bottoms, pajama attire, sweats, or short/skimpy athletic shorts allowed. Board shorts are okay as long as they fit properly. •Spaghetti straps, tank tops, and t-shirts are okay as long as they are appropriate for the costume and meet the neckline and midriff requirements as stated above. Strapless tops are not allowed, not even under sweaters or jackets. •Leggings/Jeggings are allowed as long as it is an appropriate part of your costume and are covered by shorts or skirts of the appropriate length (at the knee). •No cross-dressing. •NO profane and/or inappropriate images, slogans, or costume pieces. No obscene pictures, wording, inappropriate images, or promotion of alcohol, drugs, weapons, or gangs. •No cuts in shirts or pants, no slits in shorts, pants, or skirts. •Any mess created by your costume (paint, debris, etc.) should be cleaned up by that student. •No props depicting alcohol, drugs, or weapons. •If not participating in costume dress up day, you must be in Casual Dress Code. Casual Attire guidelines: Students are permitted to wear crew neck t-shirts or blouses, pants, jeans, capris, bermuda shorts, or board shorts, and slippers to school providing they adhere to the following guidelines: 1) T-shirts and collared shirts: All tops must be unaltered and have sleeves. Necklines must be modest and appropriate, and should not fall below the armpits. Tank tops and spaghetti straps of any kind are NOT to be worn even under sweaters or jackets. 2) All clothing items must be in good taste. Clothing should not have rips, stains, alterations of any sort, obscene pictures, or promotions of alcohol or drugs. 3) Scanty attire, pajamas, athletic shorts, sweat pants, and leggings/tights, even if worn under skirts, shorts, or dresses are not permitted. 4) All shorts, skirts, and dresses must be knee length. 5) Boys are permitted to wear board shorts, denim shorts, and dress shorts providing they fit properly and fall below the knee. Boys must be clean shaven and no earrings. ID’S MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES. Those not participating in spirit week dress must be in casual dress guidelines. Any infraction of the casual dress guidelines will be referred to the Unit Office. Please note that the unit vice-principals have final discretion on determining appropriate attire.

We are Mauna Kea! Well, okay, mostly we’re the Kiosk, but we support the Mauna Kea movement. Stop by (the Kiosk, not Mauna Kea) and buy our muffins and tie-dye shirts, bags, and socks. We’re the Cat and DogHuggers, and we’re open for business April 20-24.

Congratulations goes out to two high school Visual Arts students who won the top two awards in the 2015 Hawaii State Science Fair Poster Competition. 1st Place Leiopualani Kia c/o 2015 ($300 cash prize) & 2nd Place Codie Conching c/o 2015 ($250 cash prize). There were over a 100 student entries into this years Science Fair Poster Competition and of the 6 top awards given, KS students won the top two awards.

Congratulations to our very own Kamehameha Speech & Debate for an outstanding performance at the Hawai‘i Speech League's State Championships! They were able to capture the National Speech & Debate Association's District Speech Plaque and District Congress Plaque, the Hawai‘i Speech League's Interpretive Events Sweepstakes, and the HSL's Championship Sweepstakes. It is an accomplishment to qualify for the State Tournament. It is another to place in the Final Round. Congratulations to the following Final Round Participants: (*) = Qualifies for Nationals Storytelling: Katherine Sakys ('16) - 2nd Place Program Reading: Jaycie Murata ('15) - 2nd Place Maya Kaniaupio ('18) - 5th Place Emma Nakamura ('17) - 6th Place Dramatic Interpretation: *Dylan Goodness ('15) - 1st Place *Nainoa Kaulukukui ('15) - 2nd Place Hayley Cheyney Kane ('15) - 5th Place Paris Botelho-Jamorabon ('15) - 6th Place Duo Interpretation: *Hali‘a Kealoha ('17) & Hulukoa Nunokawa ('17) - 1st Place Hayley Cheyney Kane ('15) & Nainoa Kaulukukui ('15) - 4th Place Mallorie Aiwohi ('16) & Atheena Arasoo ('16) - 5th Place Original Oratory: *Jaycie Murata ('15) - 1st Place *Honu Nichols ('18) - 2nd Place Katherine Sakys ('16) - 4th Place Atheena Arasoo ('16) - 5th Place United States Extemporaneous: Aramis Subee ('16) - 5th Place International Extemporaneous: *Katherine Sakys ('16) - 2nd Place State Congressional Debate: Kyla Nitahara ('17) - 2nd Place Novice Lincoln-Douglas Debate: Zion Basque ('17) - 2nd Place Championship Lincoln-Douglas Debate: *Aramis Subee ('16) - 2nd Place Congressional Debate Qualifier (Senate): Atheena Arasoo ('16) - 3rd Place Zion Basque ('17) - 7th Place Congressional Debate Qualifier (House): *Kaleo Chang ('16) - 1st Place Cade Akamu ('17) - 3rd Place Mikah Bertelmann ('17) - 4th Place Douglas Finnegan ('17) - 6th Place Great job to all participants! And good luck to our National Qualifiers! Next stop ... DALLAS, TEXAS FOR NATIONALS!!!

Are you a voyager of change? The Polynesian Voyaging Society (PVS) has developed a Youth Leadership Initiative (YLI) for the Worldwide Voyage. The goal of the Youth Leadership Initiative is to grow the next generation of voyaging crew members to be leaders for positive change. If accepted to this program, you and your crew will engage with other young leaders throughout Hawaiʻi and the world to learn, share and discover stories of young people who are navigating our world towards positive change. Costs: There is no cost for joining this program. All food and gear required for YLI experiences, including sails, will be covered by Polynesian Voyaging Society. NOTE: Fundraising may need to occur for travel outside of Hawaiʻi YLI Guidelines: 1. Values: I will respect and demonstrate the core values of Polynesian Voyaging Society - Aloha, Mālama, ʻImi ʻIke, Lokomaikaʻi, Naʻau Pono, Olakino Maikaʻi. 2. Training Commitment & Attendance: I will enroll in and attend 80% of the level 1 and level 2 crew training courses offered at the Marine Education and Training Center (virtually or in person). I will attend the YLI meetings. 3. Age Requirement: I am 16-20 years of age. 4. Grade Requirement: I will strive to maintain academic excellence. 5. Adult Advisor: I have an adult advisor (teacher, parent, etc) who is committed to supporting my involvement in this program. 6. Volunteer Service Commitment: I have demonstrated previous volunteer commitment to my voyaging community on my island. I will help to plan and participate in at least 1 service project (Learning Journey) on my island and help to document my experience via blog/video/photos. Timeline: Applications open: April 15, 2015 Application closed: April 22, 2015 Selection announced: April 27, 2015 APPLY HERE: http://goo.gl/forms/3iMWcrs1jD Please contact us via… malamahonua@ksbe.edu for additional information or questions.

During July, high school students can dive into writing, acting, dancing, social justice, or filmmaking. Young people can immerse themselves in creative and academic areas with our talented undergraduate faculty, giving pre-college students the chance to experience college life at one of the most distinguished liberal arts colleges in the country. We think your students would be an invaluable addition to our vibrant summer community! If you’d like to learn more about these programs, info.sarahlawrence.edu/summer-at-sarah-lawrence-college. Enroll before May 5, we’ll waive the application fee! You can reach me directly at 914-395-2205, or drop me an email at kbrown1@sarahlawrence.edu. I’d love to hear from you and tell you more about what makes Sarah Lawrence Summer Programs for High School Students so unique!.