Kapalama High School

 

Summary Daily Bulletin for Tuesday, August 4, 2020

All KS staff, visitors, volunteers and vendors must complete a brief online wellness check in prior to entering KS worksites. Individuals who do not enter KS buildings or visitors who are on-site for less than 15 minutes DO NOT have to complete the wellness check-in. Access the KS check-in form at wellness.ksbe.edu on your computer or digital device. The online form will ask simple questions to assess your health. This link can be saved to your phone. You will also be required to have a face mask. Security will be checking for your vehicle employee decal and you may be asked to present your faculty ID. You may use your 2019 - 2020 faculty ID until your new ID is issued to you.

As part of Amherst College's commitment to diversity, the Office of Admission will be hosting Access to Amherst (A2A) - formerly called Diversity Open House (DIVOH) - in the fall to introduce prospective applicants to Amherst's campus, student body, faculty, and classes. A2A is available to all prospective students, but the selection committee prioritizes the invitation of students from traditionally underrepresented groups, such as African-American, Hispanic/Latinx American, Native American, and Asian-American backgrounds, as well as first-generation students. The program dates are, Sunday, October 4 - Thursday, October 8. The application deadline is 1:00 p.m. (EDT) on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 To access the online A2A application please visit: https://www.amherst.edu/admission/diversity/a2a

Explore Bowdoin is a virtual college visit program for high-achieving low-income and/or first-generation high school seniors who come from diverse backgrounds or rural areas. Participants will be able to choose their own path through a week of evening events where they'll meet potential future classmates, learn about the college admissions process, and receive mentoring from a college admissions officer. The online conversations and activities are designed to be fun and informative, so you have the tools and confidence to tackle your college application. Explore 1: September 13-19, 2020. Starting at 7 pm Eastern Time. Deadline to apply: August 14 Explore 2: October 18-24, 2020. Starting at 9 pm Eastern Time. Deadline to apply: September 18 For more information visit: https://www.bowdoin.edu/admissions/visit/explore-bowdoin/index.html

Celebration of Diversity Weekend (COD) at Carnegie Mellon is designed as two and a half days of activities for students interested in diversity issues and who want to learn how to engage in a diverse academic and social community. Due to the impact of COVID-19, Celebration of Diversity Weekend won't be occurring in its typical format for the 2020-2021 academic year. COD is working to create alternative opportunities for you to learn more about Carnegie Mellon and will provide additional information as it becomes available. Open the link for more information about to be added to their mailing list: https://admission.cmu.edu/register/connect

During the Fall, Claremont McKenna College will host a virtual fly-in program for students from historically underrepresented communities - first generation American, first generation to college, students of color, low income students and students from rural communities - who demonstrate strong academic excellence and genuine interest in exploring all that CMC has to offer. This program is open for students who will be seniors in high school in the Fall of 2020. Prospective applicants get an inside look into the life of a "CMCer". Interested seniors should apply at: https://connect.cmc.edu/preview/

Colgate in Focus is an annual event which allows a select group of students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds to gain insight into the Colgate experience. Colgate in Focus is usually held as an on-campus program including opportunities to attend a class, tour the campus, and stay overnight in a residence hall. In response to COVID-19, the 2020 edition of Colgate in Focus will adopt an online format, offering the same in-depth look into the Colgate experience through a series of virtual events and webinars. To access current and upcoming webinars visit: http://www.colgate.edu/admission-financial-aid/visit-colgate/open-house

As a community, Colorado College values diversity and inclusion and actively seeks to provide students with the best opportunity to learn from one another. While the Fall Visit program has gone virtual it is designed to provide you an inside look into both the intellectual and student life at Colorado College. The program encourages members of American Ethnic Minority groups, students who are the first in their families to attend college and students from low income families to apply. For more information about the program visit: https://www.coloradocollege.edu/flyin/

Explore Weekend is a fall program for high school seniors from underrepresented groups and those committed to issues of diversity. Participants get a sneak peek at the challenging liberal arts environment Connecticut College provides and learn about campus resources for students of color. Due to COVID-19, Connecticut College will be unable to host Explore Weekend on campus in 2020. However, they hope to provide alternate programming using an online platform. Sign up to receive information about upcoming events and be sure to check the box to let them know you're interested in multicultural programming! https://admission.conncoll.edu/register/inquiry?_ga=2.22238651.1473083323.1594211792-14674349.1583419435

Dialogue with Denison is a series of events where a select group of prospective students will get the opportunity to discuss important topics with Denison student leaders, attend an academic symposium, hear about multicultural student life, see student spaces, and hear from multicultural alumni. These sessions will span over several weeks and give prospective students a chance to connect with each other, learn more about Denison and multicultural student life on a predominantly white campus. For more information about the program and to access an application visit: https://denison.edu/campus/admission/dialogue-with-denison Applications are due Monday, September 14

Davidson College in North Carolina would like to invite high school seniors for a two-night visit where they will be able to attend class and interact with current Davidson students, faculty, and staff. The priority deadline for application submission is Monday, August 24; the final deadline is Monday, September 14. To be considered for Access Davidson, please complete and submit the application found in the link below. Please note that answers cannot be saved and the application must be completed in one sitting. Program dates are Sunday, November 8th to Tuesday, November 10th. For more information and to access an application visit: https://admission.davidson.edu/register/accessdavidson

This visit program introduces Hamilton’s campus, students, faculty, classes, and residence halls to prospective students who represent the many dimensions of diversity. While all are welcome to apply, the selection process will prioritize the applications of students from ethnically diverse backgrounds, first-generation college students, and those from families with limited financial resources. For more information and to sign up for an email notification visit: https://my.hamilton.edu/admission/diversityovernight/do-program-page

The Have-A-Look (HAL) program is designed to help prospective students from diverse backgrounds become acquainted with the academic and social opportunities at Haverford. Participants will have the opportunity to interact with faculty and administrators, learn about diversity and inclusion on campus, connect with current Haverfordians, and explore the Haverford community. The application deadline for the program is September 28; To access an application visit: https://www.haverford.edu/havealook

WISE (Weekend Immersion in Science and Engineering) is a two-day experience for rising seniors to learn what it’s like to be an MIT student. We strongly encourage students from underrepresented and/or underserved backgrounds to apply, including Black, Latinx, and Native students, as well as students who come from low socioeconomic means, rural or predominantly minority high schools, or who might be the first in their family to attend college. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, WISE will be an online program running October 10–11. For more information and to access an application visit: https://mitadmissions.org/pages/wise/

The Tiger Access Program (TAP), formerly known as the Multicultural Visit Program (MVP), introduces traditionally underrepresented, first-generation and/or low-income students to Oxy's academic and residential community. Historically, the College pays travel expenses for high school seniors interested in Oxy to visit campus and witness firsthand what makes us unique. COVID-19 restrictions have changed their ability to offer transportation to campus, but they are committed to creating a personalized and informative experience for underrepresented students considering Occidental College. MVP Application Deadline: Monday, September 1, 2020. For more information and to access an application visit: https://www.oxy.edu/admission-aid/visit-campus/tiger-access-program

As part of their commitment to diversity and intercultural understanding, Pitzer College will host their Fall Diversity Program on Monday, October 12 and will be completely virtual. The Diversity Program is designed specifically for high school seniors from underrepresented racial, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds from across the United States. For more info and to apply visit: https://www.pitzer.edu/admission/diversity-program/

Committed to equity and inclusion, Pomona College is proud to host the Perspectives on Pomona (POP) fall visit program. Due to Covid-19, POP will look a little different this year as the program will go virtual. The College is excited to welcome a new POP cohort to explore Pomona through virtual experiences and programming through two half-day programs on Saturday, September 19 and Saturday, September 26. For more information visit: https://www.pomona.edu/admissions/why-pomona/diversity-pomona/perspectives-pomona-pop

The Virtual Voices of Tufts Diversity Experience, sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, is a two-day online visit program designed to introduce high school seniors to diversity and community at Tufts University. Participants have the opportunity to learn more about Tufts through guided virtual tours with current students, interactive student panels, application and financial aid presentations, and conversations with representatives from our identity-based resource centers. There is no cost to participate in this virtual program and all applicants to Voices will have their Tufts application fee waived. Dates: Saturday, October 17 - Sunday, October 18, 2020 For more information and to apply visit: http://admissions.tufts.edu/voices/voices-home/

Vassar View offers high-achieving high school seniors from diverse backgrounds an immersive introduction to the Vassar community. We will be hosting two virtual half-day programs: Saturday, October 3 and Sunday, November 1. You can apply for whichever date works best for you. Please submit your application no later than Tuesday, September 1, 2020 To access an application visit: http://admissions.vassar.edu/vassarview/

WashU Preview is a selective, invitation-based program for high school seniors historically underrepresented in higher education. Students will participate in a virtual experience designed to introduce students to WashU’s community, including academics, campus life, and special programs. Please submit your application no later than Tuesday, September 1, 2020 Website: https://admissions.wustl.edu/washupreview

Windows on Williams (WOW) gives high school seniors the opportunity to experience Williams. WOW is a selective program open to high school students in the U.S. and Puerto Rico; preference is given to high-achieving students who couldn’t otherwise afford to visit Williams. In an effort to prioritize people’s health and safety, the college has made the difficult decision to close the campus to all visitors. Participants will be welcomed to Williams through their virtual WOW program. For more information and to access an application visit: https://www.williams.edu/admission-aid/wow/ Application deadline is August 15th.

All KS staff, visitors, volunteers and vendors must complete a brief online wellness check in prior to entering KS worksites. Individuals who do not enter KS buildings or visitors who are on-site for less than 15 minutes DO NOT have to complete the wellness check-in. Access the KS check-in form at wellness.ksbe.edu on your computer or digital device. The online form will ask simple questions to assess your health. In addition to completing the wellness check,all visitors are required to wear a face mask.

MAIN GATE HOURS Monday-Thursday schedule 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. - OPEN 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. - CLOSED 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.* - OPEN 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 a.m. - CLOSED Friday schedule 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. - OPEN 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - CLOSED 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.* - OPEN 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 a.m. - CLOSED Puna Gate Hours Effective August 10 Monday-Thursday 6:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. OPEN 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. CLOSED 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. OPEN 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 a.m. CLOSED Puna Gate Friday Hours Effective August 10 (Closed Saturday & Sunday) 6:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. OPEN 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. CLOSED 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. OPEN 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 a.m. CLOSED Makanani Gate Hours Effective August 10 Monday-Thursday 6:30 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. OPEN 7:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. CLOSED 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. OPEN 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 a.m. CLOSED Makanani Gate Friday Hours (Closed Saturday & Sunday) 6:30 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. OPEN 7:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. CLOSED 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. OPEN 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 a.m. CLOSED

Mount Saint Mary's University Department of Music is excited to present their 2020 Online High School Solo/Chamber Music Competition! Students will have a chance to win prizes and winners will be featured on their online event. Submit an application and video by September 18th. For more information visit: http://www.msmu.edu/ensemble-competition.

All KS staff, visitors, volunteers and vendors must complete a brief online wellness check in prior to entering KS worksites. Individuals who do not enter KS buildings or visitors who are on-site for less than 15 minutes DO NOT have to complete the wellness check-in. Access the KS check-in form at wellness.ksbe.edu on your computer or digital device. The online form will ask simple questions to assess your health. In addition to completing the wellness check,all visitors are required to wear a face mask.

Thursday July 30 – Friday August 7 (Closed Saturday and Sunday) 6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. OPEN 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. CLOSED 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. OPEN 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 a.m. CLOSED

Hawaii Congressman, Ed Case is pleased to announce that his office is hosting the annual “Congressional App Challenge” and would like to encourage students to participate. The App Challenge was established by Congress to encourage youth to learn to code and pursue careers in computer science by allowing students across the country, through their Members of Congress, to compete against their peers in creating a software application (app) for a smartphone, tablet or other computer device. The winning individual or team will be invited to Washington, DC for a reception and a two-day science fair called “#HouseofCode”, though airfare and accommodations are not provided. All winners will also have their apps displayed in the U.S. Capitol Building for a year and receive various small prizes. Students should register to participate by September 10, 2020. The deadline for submitting apps is October 19, 2020. To register visit: https://webportalapp.com/sp/login/congressional_app_challenge_2020 For more information, please visit the Congressional App Challenge webpage at: case.house.gov/services/congressional-app-challenge Or contact Asami Kobayashi, at Asami.Kobayashi@mail.house.gov or (808) 650-6688.

Mahalo to all who have signed-up for an appointment to attend laptop orientation August 3-7, 2020. If you haven’t yet please do so as soon as possible. We would like to take a moment to refresh some protocols we will be observing this week. Students Only Under normal circumstances, we would welcome families to rest in common spaces while their student attends a roll-out session; however, this year we are asking parents to either drop and return later or wait in their vehicles while your child attends this orientation. This is so we can adhere to campus, City, State, and CDC guidelines for personal distancing. Student Drop- Off & Pick-Up Please drop off your student at Konia Breezeway. Students should then proceed to Midkiff learning Center for their laptop training. Pick up for all students is at Pākī Breezeway. The entire training and tour should last between 1hr 30 min to 1hr 45 mins. Masks All students, faculty, and visitors are required to wear a mask at all times. Please be sure to have one with you when you attend the session you signed-up for. No-Walk Ins If you miss your session or did not sign-up for a session using the link provided, you will not be permitted to attend. Please use the link to register a new appointment time. Appointment Link: https://bit.ly/304MQIj As in year’s past, this is not just a pick-up. All students are required to attend a short orientation that reviews school procedures and protocols as well as introductory technical details about their assigned device. This year, following their roll-out sessions, students will be escorted on a brief tour of campus and take pictures for their school ID. The entire training and tour should last between 1hr 30 min to 1hr 45 mins. Questions??? Contact Matt Morin at mamorin@ksbe.edu