Kapalama High School

 

Summary Daily Bulletin for Friday, October 31, 2014

Block D

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.

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University – Japan will be holding an information session for prospective students interested in studying in an international environment on Saturday, November 15, 2014. The program will begin at 11:00am and be held at the Ala Moana Hotel - Garden Lanai. Please rsvp to cstranie@apu.ac.jp by Oct. 31st with your name, school, grade and number of people attending.

Who: Prospective students interested in studying in an international environment and their family/friends (teachers/counselors also welcome!) When: Saturday, November 15, 2014 Registration starts at 10:30am, session starts at 11:00am Where: Ala Moana Hotel - Garden Lanai RSVP: Please rsvp to cstranie@apu.ac.jp by Oct. 31st with student's name, school, grade and no. of people attending

Students in grades 9-12 have the privilege of participating in Spirit Week from Monday, October 27th to Friday, October 31st. Students must adhere to the casual attire guidelines in alignment with the theme of the day. 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. Monday, October 27 - "World of Color Day". Students will dress in their class colors. Tuesday, October 28 - "Lilo & Stitch's Tiki Tuesday". Students will dress up in aloha print attire and try to look as "touristy", or as much like the characters of Lilo & Stitch, as possible. Wednesday, October 29 - "Warriors Inc." Students will show their school spirit by wearing blue. Thursday, October 30 - "Incredibles Thursday". Students will dress as either super heroes or villains from the movie "The Incredibles", or as any super hero or villain. Friday, October 31 - "Halloween Town High". Students will dress in Halloween costumes. 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 is 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 Halloween dress up, you must be in Casual Dress Code.

The NHS and TreeHuggers will be by your classroom FRIDAY during the HOMEROOM BLOCK. If you will NOT be in your classrooms during HOMEROOM PERIODS, please place your recycle bins on the lanai BEFORE HOMEROOM begins. If you need a paper recycling bin for your classroom, please contact Kimlynne Slagel kislagel@ksbe.edu.

The Violet Richardson Award is Soroptimist International of the Americas' leadership and volunteer recognition program dedicated to teen girls. The award recognizes young women leaders between the ages of 14 and 17 who make the community and world a better place through volunteer efforts. If you think you would make a good Violet Richardson Award candidate, contact Rene Tokunaga at 497-1361 or email: tokunagar@gmail.com to request an application. The deadline to submit your application is December 1, 2014.

We are collecting donations to make Thanksgiving Baskets for the children at Kapi'olani Hospital. If you are able to donate any of the following new or gently used items please bring them to Mrs. White's classroom Pākī 201 between now and November 3. Donations: Coloring books, crayons, color pencils, stickers, bubbles, slinks, building blocks, legos, stamps, stuffed animals, dolls, action figures, robots, pillows, written cards, play doh, construction toys/trucks, books, simple games, activity books, nail polish, ear buds, brushes, combs, and rubber bands. Thank you for helping us support Kapi'olani Medical Center. If you have any questions or concerns email GHIMA_2@yahoo.com or SHANNON.HIILANI@gmail.com.

It's our time to give back and malama our wonderful keiki. What better way to show aloha by donating BOOKS? All books will be donated to ‘Ohana Ola O Kahumana Homeless Shelter. You can start donating on October 14th to November 14th. Bring to Pākī 202. BOOKS can be for ages 1 to 18. Thanks for your support.

Please DO NOT CONTAMINATE our paper recycling efforts by putting bottles and cans in the green or blue paper recycling roll-offs. If the glass or plastic bottles are HI-5 containers, place them in the recycling containers found on the upper campus lanais and benches. DO NOT put them into the large ROLL-OFF stored in our recycling closet. Non-Hi-5 Glass can only be recycled using curbside Blue recycling bins. If you see people dumping glass in the ROLL-OFFS, please ask them to recycle the glass using their HOME CURBSIDE recycling containers or place them in the Dumpsters or Rubbish Bins. Mahalo.

Please come and check out our 38th Tournament of Bands on Saturday, November 1, 2014 6pm at Kūnuiākea Stadium This event will feature 14 bands from around the state including our very own Kamehameha Warrior Marching Band and Color Guard. We would love your support! It will be a night of awesome music and artistry in motion. Our concessions will be providing some great food as well. Please contact Matt Urabe at maurabe@ksbe.edu or 842-8386 for more info. There are some comp tickets left for faculty and staff.

Adventure awaits! This Spring, you could witness the famous changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace! Or peer through the stained glass of Notre Dame de Paris to catch a glimpse of the mysterious hunchback! You could glide on a gondola to the Doge's Palace of Venice! Or throw a coin over a Hippocampus into Rome's Trevi Fountain! All this and more is just a season away as Kamehameha embarks on the Spring Break Europe Tour 2015! Join Mr. Metzger and Mr. Ernst as they set-off to London, Paris, Venice, and Rome. In case you missed the first meeting in September, there is another meeting on Oct. 30th at 6:00 PM. The meeting is at Kamehameha High School at Bishop 200 and is open to students, parents, friends, and family. Check out the tour website at http://www.bit.ly/europe2015ks. You'll find information there like the full itinerary, the tour price, payment plans, travel tips, and more. You can also email Mr. Metzger (dometzge@ksbe.edu) and Mr. Ernst (niernst@ksbe.edu) if you have any other questions. Bon voyage!

Students are invited to attend a reception to meet with admission representatives from various colleges and universities in Washington State. During this session you’ll learn more about academic programs, admissions, financial aid, and life in the Pacific Northwest. The reception will be held on November 12th, 2014 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Manoa Grand Ballroom. Colleges & Universities represented include: Central Washington University, Eastern Washington University, Gonzaga University, Pacific Lutheran University, Seattle Pacific University, St. Martin’s University, The Evergreen State College, University of Puget Sound, Washington State University, Western Washington University, Whitman College and Whitworth University. To RSVP visit: http://www.plu.edu/admission/tourofwashington

Northern Arizona University invites you and your family to attend an informational meeting hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions & Orientation. In this session you’ll have an opportunity to meet your Admissions Officer and learn about the admissions process, academic programs, campus life and financing your education. The event will be held on Sunday, November 16th at the Ala Moana Hotel. Please RSVP by Thursday, November 13th. Students can RSVP by going to http://www.nau.edu/fallevents.

Do you enjoy working with others and want to make a positive impact on your school community? If so, apply to be a Peer Educator for a new Peer Education Program here on our campus! We are looking for students who would like to cultivate a campus-wide [respect] movement in support of healthy relationships. Our goal is to create a school environment that respects diversity and emphasizes the values of all students. If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, please see the any of the following Outreach Counselors for an application to become a Peer Educator. The deadline is Friday, October 31st. Maile Mundon 842-8934 Samantha Landry-Smith 842-8251 Ed Lapsley 842-8335 Mina Casey-Pang 842-8933

Happening this Wednesday, October 29th, and Thursday, October 30th there will be Classroom ‘Ōlelo 1 as well as a Hawaiian Identity: Piko workshop. Sign up now and take advantage of this opportunity! Additionally be on the lookout for Classroom‘Ōlelo 2 and Mālama Honua Worldwide voyage workshops happening the following week November 5th, and 6th. For more information about classes, locations, dates and times please visit the online registration link at https://apps.ksbe.edu/hookahuateacherengagement/index.php or call Makaʻala Rawlins at 541-5388.

Congratulations to senior MAVERIC ABELLA and junior HOPE USHIRODA-GARMA who have been selected to present their original science research projects at the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) National Convention in Orlando, Florida (November 12-15). They will be the first Native Hawaiian high school students to present their science research in the pre-college poster competition.

We still have a few seats left to sit down with our Alumni Vets for lunch on Monday, 11/10. If you are interested in hanging out with our alumni who have served in the military, please email Mr. Lai at anlai@ksbe.edu. You won't want to miss out on this unique opportunity.

Come on Warriors. Here's your chance to make a huge difference in the lives of many in our community. Be sure to get a blood drive form from the box in Midkiff near Aunty Robyn's desk. If you are 17 years old or older you can help save 3 lives. Right now we are at our lowest sign ups ever and need your help. Help us reach our goal. Any questions, please contact Shayla or Sierra Delacruz, Mr. Lai, or any other ASKS member.