Kapalama High School

 

Summary Daily Bulletin for Sunday, November 17, 2019

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. Five days may be purchased per 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 could be revoked for twenty school days. If you have any questions, please call 842-8531.

1) Reservations of all high school facilities (including use of classrooms by teachers outside of the times that their classes are assigned to the facility according to the master calendar); 2) Dissemination of information via the Daily Bulletin and Weekly Calendar. Announcements should be received via the online system at http://connect.ksbe.edu/features/bulletin/requestannouncement.php. No phoned in announcements please. 3)Coordination of all calendar changes (scheduling and cancelling) being made to the master activities calendar for the high school; 4) Replacement of ID cards for students and faculty; 5) Information regarding guidelines and scheduling of all fundraising activities and processing of request forms for such activities; 6) Information regarding use of the student activities accounts for all school related funds; 7) Information regarding guidelines and requirements for all off-island travel and overnight activities for student groups; 8) Information regarding starting a club on campus; 9) Information regarding approval of all t-shirt designs for student groups; 10) Information regarding posting of flyers, posters, and banners on the high school campus; 11) Information regarding Traffic Court and/or one day parking passes; 12) Providing answers to any questions regarding student council, class or other student activities (except for athletic and special events i.e. Founder's Day, Song Contest and Graduation). If you require further assistance with these services or require additional information, please contact us at Ext. 28531. Thank you and have a great year.

Reminder to Students: Kaʻiwakīloumoku is off limits (during & after school hours) to students who do not have a scheduled class, rehearsal, school service, event, etc. Students not verified to be located at the center will be directed to their respective Unit Office.

Please submit all field trip requests for Quarter 3 to the ʻAkahi Student Center. Please log on to Blackboard for forms. Chaperones supervising the field trip must have completed first aid training and if planning on transporting via mini bus, have completed driving certification. Please call the ʻAkahi Student Center if you have questions. Mahalo!

Just a friendly reminder that your vehicle is NOT to move from your assigned zone until AFTER the last scheduled period of the day. That means on AB days: 3:10, PM days: 2:50, AM days: 2:55, Wednesday PLC days: 1:15.

As Flik 'Ohana welcomes you to the 2019-2020 School Year, we want to remind you about some housekeeping rules when you join us for breakfast, lunch or dinner: 1. For your safety no earphones or earbuds allowed at the serving area 2. Footwear is required at all times 3. No hats or hoodies allowed 4. Students must have a visible school ID 5. Use the blue tray to go through the food line 6. Do not remove plates, bowls, cups, utensils from the dining hall 7. Grab & Go is located in the Na Kumu Room

Dining Hall Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday – 10:00am – 1:00pm Wednesday – 10:00am – 12:30pm Grab & Go Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday – 10:00am – 12:30pm Wednesday – 10:00am – 12:00pm

Reminder: The Performing Arts Parking Lot is OFF LIMITS during school hours! Please DO NOT leave items in your vehicle to retrieve them during the school day.

The Performing Arts Parking Lot is a restricted area reserved for only faculty and staff. It is NOT a drop-off and pick-up area for students. For the safety of all students, faculty and staff, please feel free to utilize Smith Circle for any student drop-off or pick-up. Mahalo nui for your cooperation and understanding.

Each year Hawaii Self Storage (HSS) awards financial scholarships to eligible students to pursue and obtain a college degree. This program is designed to help and support students financially to develop into future leaders in our community. This scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who will enroll full-time at a 4-year college or university next year, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. For more information and to access an application visit: https://scholarsapp.com/scholarship/hawaii-self-storage-student-scholarship/

Let’s promote school spirit and personal pride by wearing our KS Warrior shirts on Wednesdays during Quarter 2. KS sanctioned athletic, performing arts, club, class shirts or school store T-shirts, Collared Shirts and Long Sleeve Shirts will be allowed on Wednesdays only. All other items must be within our KS Uniform Dress Code. (covered shoes & uniform bottoms are required) NO TANK TOPS or CROP TOPS. Shirts must say “Kamehameha” or “Warriors” on them. IMUA.

Aloha Seniors, as many of you are probably in need of money to help pay for college take heart that there are scholarships of all kinds available to you. Check out the Scholars App for local and other scholarships, quite a few are open and accepting applications. Good luck! Scholars App Website: https://scholarsapp.com/browse-scholarships/

Auditions will be held in the dance studio on the following days from 3:30 pm -6pm. Ladies please wear a t-shirt and pā‘ū, boys wear shorts and t-shirt. Please pick up the signature form to participate in the audition process from the performing arts office beginning on November 7. The form must be signed by a parent and brought with you on at registration on your audition date. Girls last name A-K November 19 Girls last name L-Z November 20 All boys November 21 All makeups and athletes may attend the last and final audition in the evening on November 21 from 6:30 pm- 8:45 pm in the dance studio. Please email katrinid@ksbe.edu if you have any questions.

Interested in applying for the National Honor Society? The National Honor Society is a nationwide organization that recognizes students who display and are committed to leadership, academic excellence, strong pono character, and community service. Request for application for the school year 2020-2021 begins today for students currently in grades 10 and 11. Selection will be in February with notification of acceptance in early March. If you have a 3.5-grade point average or the potential to reach a 3.5 by the end of the first semester in December of 2019, please consider applying for acceptance to the Kamehameha Branch of the National Honor Society, an organization dedicated to academic excellence, leadership and school, and community service. Applications are available for current 10th and 11th graders from Ms. Chan via email shchan@ksbe.edu. The deadline for applications is January 28, 2020, at 3:00. Completed applications are emailed to shchan@ksbe.edu by 3:00 on January 28, 2020.

Interested in applying for the National Honor Society? The National Honor Society is a nationwide organization that recognizes students who display and are committed to leadership, academic excellence, strong pono character, and community service. Request for application for the school year 2020-2021 begins today for students currently in grades 10 and 11. Selection will be in February with notification of acceptance in early March. If you have a 3.5-grade point average or the potential to reach a 3.5 by the end of the first semester in December of 2019, please consider applying for acceptance to the Kamehameha Branch of the National Honor Society, an organization dedicated to academic excellence, leadership and school, and community service. Applications are available for current 10th and 11th graders from Ms. Chan via email shchan@ksbe.edu. The deadline for applications is January 28, 2020, at 3:00. Completed applications are emailed to shchan@ksbe.edu by 3:00 on January 28, 2020.

The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program awards $20,000 to 20 high school, college-bound seniors across the nation for being exemplary leaders on their sports teams, in their classrooms, and in their communities. The college scholarship, sponsored by the Foot Locker Foundation, is intended to help phenomenal student-athletes pursue their dreams of attending and excelling at a four-year college/university. Applications are due on January 3, 2020 For more information and to apply visit: https://footlocker.smapply.io/res/p/athletesabout/

The Jackie Robinson Foundation offers promising minority students not only a generous four-year grant to assist with the costs of attending college, but also a full support network of fellow scholars, alumni, and professional mentors to help them excel in school and beyond. The deadline for applications is February 1, 2020. Interested students can apply at: Learn more by visiting jackierobinson.org/apply/.

The Filipino Women's League Scholarship is looking for Hawai'i high school seniors of Filipino Ancestry 3.7 GPA or higher and who plan on enrolling full-time at a college in Hawai'i. This scholarship is also open to male students. The scholarship organization is called the Filipino Women's League but is open to all genders! For more information and to access an application visit: (https://scholarsapp.com/scholarship/filipino-womens-league/)

Junior Guidance Cycle 4 : Registration Planning for Senior Year will be held on Monday, 11/18 Periods 1, 3, 5, 7 and Tuesday, 11/19 Periods 2, 4, 6, 8. Classes will be held in Midkiff. Please bring your fully charged laptop to class. Guidance is MANDATORY and a graduation requirement. No switching of periods is allowed.

The Kamehameha Schools Kapālama High School Performing Arts Department and Keaka Kamehameha is excited to share their performance of High School Musical, a stage adaptation of the mega-hit 2006 Disney Channel original movie starring Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens. Performances of High School Musical - On Stage! will run from November 15 thru November 24 in the Princess Ruth Ke’elikolani Auditorium. The story centers around a modern-day Romeo and Juliet teenage love story between Troy, a high school jock and captain of the basketball team, and Gabriella, a brainiac new girl at East High. Based on the book by David Simpatico, this production explores issues of relationships, high school cliques and first love. Doors open 30 minutes before showtime. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students/children five years and under. Show dates and times are as follows: Friday, Nov. 15 - 7:00 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16 - 7:00 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17 - 2:00 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22 - 7:00 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23 - 7:00 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24 - 2:00 p.m.

If you are interested in joining Nā Muʻo a Pā Kuʻi a Holo, Kamehameha Kapālama's lua club, our practices will be Thursday's at the courtyard in Keōpūolani Dorm. We begin at 4:00PM and end at 5:30PM. Be sure to wear all black comfortable clothes. I mua.

Kapu Aloha has come to the forefront of practice in recent movements across Hawaiʻi. Join us for a discussion with Kahoʻokahi Kanuha and Luana Busby-Neff in understanding what Kapu Aloha is and its influence on the Aloha ʻĀina movement. Monday, November 25, 2019, 7:00-8:30pm, Kaʻiwakīloumoku, Ululani Hale. For more information, contact Snowbird Bento, Cultural Consultant, at 842-8011 or snbento@ksbe.edu.