Kapalama High School

 

Summary Daily Bulletin for Friday, September 30, 2016

Block D

Students must return replacement ID cards within five (5) school days (includes date ID was issued) in order to receive credits: e.g., ID card borrowed Monday, August 22, 2016, must be returned by Friday, August 26, 2016. Mahalo!

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 BEFORE THE DAY 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.

As a reminder to students, footwear is required in ‘Akahi Dining Hall.

The 2016-2017 High School Activities Calendar can be found at: http://kapalama.ksbe.edu/high/home/

On Thursday, October 6th eight Colleges That Change Lives member institutions will be hosting their annual Honolulu College Night. The schools are – Centre College, The Evergreen State College, Goucher College, McDaniel College, Reed College, St. John’s College, Whitman College and Willamette University. The College Night will begin promptly at 6:00 pm in the special events room at the Pineapple Room (Macy’s, Ala Moana – 3rd Floor). There will be a short 20-30 minute presentation followed by a college fair. Students do not need to register or RSVP to attend the event, everyone is welcome! For more information about the event please email leongc@evergreen.edu

As a reminder to students, personal or outside fundraising on campus is NOT allowed.

We are excited to announce that FLIK will now be offering breakfast! Beginning Wednesday, August 24th, breakfast will be served from 6:30am – 7:15am and will consist of the same breakfast menu as boarders. In order to obtain breakfast, day students and all others will need to present a breakfast ticket. Boarders will need to present a current I.D. with a visible photo (no stickers should be covering the photo). Tickets can be purchased at the school store. The school store hours are from 7:00am – 3:30pm; due to their hours, we encourage you to purchase tickets in advance. Tickets cost $3.50 each and expire on 5/27/17. Please take advantage of this wonderful service and join us for breakfast! Please contact 842-8997 if you have questions. Mahalo!

Students in Grades 9-12 are reminded that Kekūhaupi‘o Gymnasium facilities are off limits, until 3:05pm. Unless supervised by a teacher for PE classes. Students are also reminded that you are to catch buses from either middle or upper campus only. Thank you.

More than 20 Christian Colleges will be represented at this year’s Honolulu Christian College Fair. This is an opportunity to talk to Christian College representatives to learn about Christian higher education options available for you. The event is scheduled for October 17th from 6:00-8:00pm at the Hawaii Baptist Academy – Stan Sagert Campus. The event is free, interested students can RSVP at: http://www.myblueprintbarcode.com/Registration/EventSelectForState?StateName=Hawaii

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 18 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

The tennis courts are off limits during the school day. Only classes are allowed during the day. All other students must not hang around during the day.

We’ve got SPIRIT yes we do, we’ve got SPIRIT….HOW ABOUT YOU? Come to the Aloha Stadium on Friday, September 30th and support the Kamehameha Warriors Football Team at their game against ʻIolani. Game begins at 7:45 p.m., so wear your favorite BLUE Kamehameha T-Shirt and lets BLUE OUT the stadium. One (1) free cheer item, per family, will be handed out to those who sit in front of our Warrior Cheerleaders and help them cheer the football team on to victory. Also, please help us maintain our positive working relationship with Aloha Stadium by adhering to these tailgating rules: • NO saving parking spaces • NO tents • NO grills/open flames • NO alcohol • Tables & chairs must be placed behind the parked car, one car per stall I MUA WARRIORS!!!

We are in need of your donations! If you have any teddy bears, children's books, blankets, clothes, toys, etc. that you would like to donate to the hospitalized kids at Shriners Hospital that would be very much appreciated. The donations are being collected in Kōnia 103 between September 22 and September 30. If you have any questions feel free to contact Shaylynne.Matayoshi@imua.ksbe.edu.

Check out http://stores.warriorprintinghawaii.com/imua2017 then show your pride with IMUA apparel designed to honor our heritage, Kamehameha Schools and Ke Aliʻi Pauahi. Link will close October 7 so do not delay! I mua!

Students who are interested in being a speaker at Song Contest are asked to come to a MANDATORY informational meeting on Monday, October 3rd at 2:45 the Choral Room. Please be prompt. Please call Ext 28531 if you have questions. Mahalo!

The U.S. State Department funded Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program (CBYX) is for motivated high school students who want to fully immerse themselves in German culture by living with a host family and attending a local high school. No previous language experience is required. For more information and to access an application visit: http://www.usagermanyscholarship.org/about/ The deadline to apply is January 15th, 2017.

Veteran’s Day is just right around the corner and ASKS would like to acknowledge all students who are possibly considering joining the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, or Coast Guard. We will be hosting a Veteran’s Day Luncheon at Hale Pelekikena on Thursday, November 10. You will be able to talk story with them, hear about their experiences, and gain valuable information regarding the military. This is an opportunity you do not want to miss. If you are interested, please contact Andrew Lai at anlai@ksbe.edu by Friday, October 7th.

People in the Philippines are in need of everyday goods. We often take the little things for granted. This is your opportunity to pay it forward. We are collecting towels, bed sheets, clothes (all sizes), and slippers, so please donate to Konia 103. There will be a box on the counter near the windows in the classroom. We will be accepting donations from September 23rd to October 9th. If you have any questions, please contact Jenna Kim at jenna.kim@imua.ksbe.edu. Thank you!

Students in grades 9-12 have the privilege of participating in Casual Dress Day on FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2016. FAILURE TO FOLLOW THE CASUAL ATTIRE GUIDELINES WILL JEOPARDIZE FUTURE CASUAL ATTIRE FRIDAYS. Please see the guidelines below: All clothing must be in good taste. Clothing must not have obscene pictures, vulgarity or promotion of alcohol or drugs. NO scanty attire. ID’S MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES. Those not in free dress must be in uniform dress code. Any infraction of casual dress or uniform dress code guidelines will be referred to the Unit Office. Please refer to the guidelines posters around lower and upper campus, showing the appropriate and inappropriate clothing examples. 1) Shirts: a. All shirts should be unaltered and have sleeves. Shirts must be long enough to tuck in. NO midriffs. b. Necklines must be modest and appropriate. NO plunging or low necklines and/or armholes. c. Absolutely no sleeveless tops allowed. NO spaghetti strap tops, tank-tops or blouses (even under sweaters or jackets). 2) Pants: a. Jeans are OK b. Distressed/Ripped jeans are OK as long as the rip is not showing skin c. Leggings/yoga/workout pants are OK AS LONG AS a shirt, dress, shorts, skirt, etc are covering the leggings and at least finger-tip length ALL THE WAY AROUND. d. Sweatpants are OK as long as they are properly fitted and not hanging off. 3) Shorts and Skirts (MUST ALL BE KNEE LENGTH, unless worn over leggings): a. Capris are OK b. Bermuda shorts are OK c. Board shorts are OK d. Denim shorts are OK e. Athletic shorts are OK, however they must be knee length and fit properly. NO volleyball shorts, Daisy Dukes, or short shorts. 4) Pajamas are NOT allowed 5) Boys: You must be clean-shaven. Earrings or studs of any kind are not allowed. 6) Slippers are allowed. There will also be an episode of Puka Mai Ka La on September 28, 2016 going over the dress code guidelines, featuring students modeling the appropriate and inappropriate clothing examples.

The ASKS Board would like to hear your concerns! If there is a question or problem you’d like to address, please visit the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/UYUruEC9ZQu9ZKUz2. Your student leaders will work on addressing your concerns and creating solutions. If you have any questions, please contact one the ASKS Executive Directors or Mr. Lai (anlai@ksbe.edu). Again, we are looking for real concerns that have plausible solutions. Please, serious suggestions/concerns/queries only.

As a reminder, students need to be in their uniforms during the school day. Students participating in PE, Hawaiian Ensemble, etc. are to change in to their clothes during that class period (not before) and are to change back in to their uniforms before leaving that class. Students not in uniform will be reported to the unit office.

Our Coding Club Officers - Seniors Zion Basque, Sage Foi, and Davin Takahashi competed in the Hawaii Code Challenge this past weekend and won first place in the High School division beating Punahou and other schools. They created an online database for Hawaii based internships, scholarships, community service opportunities, and college applications. Let’s congratulate them for an outstanding job and for representing our great school!

Interested in practicing yoga at Kaʻahumanu but haven't had time to come by? Check our shared calendar for future sessions and drop in whenever you can: http://www.bit.ly/yogaatkaahumanu. Please note, there's no yoga next week when Kaʻahumanu gym is closed.

Craving Acai bowls with cookie dough? What about that delicious Vaifala and Plantation tea from The Tea Girls? Well, the Taco Club will satisfy those cravings with their fundraiser happening from October 3-6. Acai bowls from HI Cravings will be at the Ke'elikolani Auditorium on October 3rd, 4th, and 6th, and Bishop Hall Parking Lot on October 5th. The Tea Girls will be in front of Ke'elikolani on October 5th, and Bishop Hall parking lot on October 4th and 6th. Don't forget to bring your Tea Girls Jars!