Kapalama High School

 

Summary Daily Bulletin for Thursday, September 3, 2015

Block C

Students in Grades 9-12 are reminded that elementary and middle school campuses are off limits. Students are also reminded that you are to catch buses from either middle or upper campus only. Thank you.

Limited one-day parking spaces are available on a first come, first served basis. PASSES MUST BE PURCHASED FROM THE ‘AKAHI STUDENT CENTER THE DAY BEFORE THEY ARE NEEDED. The cost of a one-day pass is $2.00 a day. A student must have his/her driver's license, current registration, proof of insurance, and safety check for the vehicle(s) which will be driven when purchasing a one-day pass for the first time. REMEMBER: THE VEHICLE MUST BELONG TO AN IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBER (MOTHER, FATHER, SISTER, BROTHER). The ‘Akahi Student Center normally opens at 7:00 a.m. One-day passes will be sold in the morning if spaces are still available and if there is an emergency. STUDENTS WHO FIND IT NECESSARY TO PURCHASE A ONE-DAY PASS BEFORE 7:30 A.M. THE DAY THEY NEED IT ARE NOT GUARANTEED A SPACE. SO, PLAN AHEAD. AN ALTERNATIVE IS TO PARK AT THE TERMINAL AND CATCH THE TERMINAL BUS TO CAMPUS. If a student parks on campus without a parking pass, driving privileges will be revoked for five days. If you have any questions, please call Ext. 28531.

Those interested in starting a new club or existing club members meeting for the first time this school year are advised that you must be chartered each school year. Charter forms may be picked up from the ‘Akahi Student Center. Completed forms should then be returned to the ‘Akahi Student Center for review and sanctioning at the next ASKS Student Council meeting. Clubs who wish to be sanctioned for the month of September must submit their forms to the ‘Akahi Student Center no later than 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, September 8, 2015. Should you have any questions, please call Ext. 28531.

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.

Students in grades 9-12 have the privilege of participating in Spirit Week from Monday, August 31 to Friday, September 4. 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 and 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 lowest part of neckline should not fall below the armpits. Tank tops, strapless tops and spaghetti straps of any kind are NOT to be worn even under sweaters or jackets. Tops MUST be long enough to tuck in. NO crop tops or bare midriffs. 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. NO ripped jeans. 3) Scanty attire, pajamas, athletic shorts, sweat pants, running tights and other workout bottoms, 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. 6) No facial piercings. 7) 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. IN ADDITION TO aligning with the casual attire guidelines the following apply to all dress up days: • No masks (painted faces are acceptable). • Temporary colored hair is also acceptable. • No see-through attire. No form-fitting and/or flesh-colored body suits. • Upper and lower body must be fully clothed. • Costumes need to be appropriate and in good taste. • 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 dress up, you must be in Casual Dress Code or school uniform. Tuesday, September 1 - "Back to the Future". Students will dress up in throwback “old school” attire, or as much like previous decades as possible, following casual attire guidelines. Leggings/Jeggings are OK on this day 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). Wednesday, September 2 - "The Benchwarmers". Students will dress up in sports team jerseys or apparel, following casual attire guidelines. Basketball shorts or soccer shorts are OK on this day as long as length requirement is met. NO tight-fitting shorts, leggings or tights, (yoga pants, running tights, volleyball shorts, compression pants, etc). Thursday, September 3 - "Finding Nemo". Students will dress in acceptable swim attire such as swim shorts, surf brand clothing, or swim accessories (floaties, fins, etc), following casual attire guidelines. No bikinis or one piece swim suits allowed. A reminder that all shorts dresses, and skirts must fall at the knee. Students must be fully clothed for the duration of the day. NO tank tops, spaghetti straps, crop tops or strapless tops. Friday, September 4 - "Freaky Friday". Students will dress in mix n match clothes, preferably bright, neon, or white colors in anticipation for the culminating Welcome Back Dance, following casual attire guidelines. Leggings/Jeggings are OK on this day 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).

The 2015-2016 High School Activities Calendar can be found at: http://kapalama.ksbe.edu/high/home/

The Fall Drivers Education class will run Wednesdays after school starting September 23 through December 16, 2015 from 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm on campus. To register or for more information, please go to Driversedatks.com or call Drivers Education Hawaii at 808-383-5160. The classes fill quickly.

Ekalesia Classes for Grades 9 and 11 (Quarter 1) will be postponed until our new Ekalesia teachers are in place. If you are a Freshman or Junior scheduled for Quarter 1 Ekalesia, you have a free period during that time unless you have a scheduled mandatory Study Hall for Grade 9 or Academic Probation Study Hall for Grade 11. For example: if you have Study Hall during Period 4 on a B Day, then you will have Study Hall again during Period 4 on a D Day (instead of Ekalesia). Questions? Email Kumu Kale at dokaui@ksbe.edu.

The Aloha Chapter of the Association of Professional Fundraisers invites you to nominate an outstanding junior or senior student or student group at your school for the Outstanding Youth Award at the National Philanthropy Day honors award lunch on Nov. 17 at the Sheraton Waikīkī Hotel. Each year, the awards luncheon honors individuals and organizations in Hawaii who enhance the quality of life, in Hawaii, through their volunteerism. These volunteers work to build community, ensure a brighter and more promising future for all citizens and address social needs. The Chapter wants to honor the philanthropic work of young citizens, within your schools, and hope you will nominate an outstanding youth or student group at your school who have used their time, talent or treasure for the common good. Nomination forms can be found at: afpnet.org. The deadline for nominations is Sept. 4. 2015. If you have any questions, please contact Janice Knapp at 527-4822.