Kapalama High School

 

Summary Daily Bulletin for Friday, February 15, 2019

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 First Hawaiian Bank 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 842-8531. Thank you and have a great year.

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

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.

As a reminder to registered student drivers, you are not allowed to move your vehicle during school hours. Your vehicle must remain in your assigned parking zone until the END of the last period of the school day. Violators will be issued citations for a moving violation.

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.

Reminder: Students who park on campus must have an appropriate student parking sticker on the vehicle. One day passes are available at ‘Akahi Student Center. There are no reserved stalls. It is on a first come first serve basis. Wake up early! Arrive early! Prohibiting others from parking in your favorite stall is considered a form of bullying.

On Friday, February 22nd, our physical plant crew will be setting up for our annual Hoʻolaule'a. The set-up requires that Kaʻahumanu Parking Lot AND Upper Performing Arts lot be CLOSED,/b> for the day. Thus, all students with a ZONE 1, ZONE 3 OR ONE DAY PARKING PASS (issued for February 22nd ONLY) will be required to park on the top floor of the parking structure. Please display your parking pass as required. A shuttle, beginning at 6:45am, will be provided to take you up to campus. At the end of the school day, the shuttle down from Konia to Kekūhaupiʻo will leave promptly at 12:35pm. We apologize for the inconvenience but appreciate your kōkua in making our Hoʻolauleʻa a success. Please contact the ʻAkahi Student Center if you have questions. Mahalo!

The Nalukai Academy Startup Camp is a ten-day intensive entrepreneurship, technology, and design camp for high school students hosted with the goal of ushering in the next generation of intelligent, collaborative business professionals. The camp covers a multitude of different subject areas with real world applications such as: • Digital storytelling - branding & marketing, content creation, web design • Leadership - project management, collaboration, team dynamics • Entrepreneurship - networking, investor pitches, business plan development • Design thinking - prototyping, mind-mapping, iteration • Technology - coding, web development, digital business tools This year Nalukai plans to expand the camp to Oʻahu, with workshops at Hālau ʻĪnana and student boarding at Kapālama. Oʻahu summer camp dates: July 24 - Aug 2, 2019 For more information and to access an application visit: https://www.nalukai.org/

Come to Midkiff Makai to play Battleship in Hawaiian. Hawaiian 4 students will be there to help you learn 2 easy sentences in order to play Moku Kaua in Hawaiian. Kumu, if you would like to bring your class, email Kumu Māpuana at makobash@ksbe.edu. We will be in Midkiff Makai on February 19 during periods 3, 5, 6 & 8. It is a Regular day. E hele mai!

Congratulations to ASLAN COOK for winning 1st place at the HAIS District Science Fair on February 9th at Hanalani Schools. Aslan’s project was on the “Alkaloids in Myeloma-inhibiting Secretions from Dendrobates auratus, the Hawaiʻi poison dart frog.” Congratulations to CARINA TANAKA who won 2nd place for her project on “The Protective Effects of Insulin in Cardiomyocytes Against Iron-mediated Cell Death.” Aslan and Carina both won all-expense paid trips to compete at the Intel Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Phoenix, Arizona (May 12-17). ISEF is the premier science competition for high school students in the world, with over 1800 students from more than 75 countries competing. Congratulations to ANNA GRONDOLSKY for winning the 3rd place overall with her project “An Innovative Approach to Reversible Fuel Cells: Using Hawaii's Ocean Water and Cost Efficient Metals.” JAKE UYECHI and WILLIAM HO were also Finalists and advanced to the second round of judging at HAIS. ASLAN COOK, ANNA GRONDOLSKY, WILLIAM HO, KĀ‘EO KEKUMANO, NALANI MILLER, TAYLOR MONIZ, KEAHE SILVA, CARINA TANAKA, and JAKE UYECHI received agency awards for their research. These Honors Science Research students have advanced to the State Science Fair competition (April 8-10). Congratulations also to Arden Ching, Joy Domingo-Kame‘enui, Cameron Enomoto, Lily Evans, Tobias Keohokapu, Sophia Lee, Roxanne Main, Sage Maxwell, Joshua Parker for representing Kamehameha Schools so well. Mahalo to our Midkiff Student Production Center kumu, KAWIKA MAHELONA and HO’OMANO PAKELE, for their extraordinary help in creating our science fair display boards and to Honors Science Research instructors Mr. Hutchison and Miss Ishimoto for their support.

The Midkiff Learning Center will be closed on February 13, 2019 (Wed) from 9:00Am to 12:00PM (Period 7 and both lunch blocks). Midkiff will also be closed on February 14, 2019 (Thurs) from 8:30AM to 11:30AM (Period 8,6, and 5 minute beyond the 1st lunch block). Only faculty and students with classes in Midkiff will be allowed entry. Mahalo for your understanding.

Saturday, March 9, 2019, 9:00am-1:00pm at the Kamehameha Schools Terminal. Do you have old electronics just sitting around, collecting dust? Did you know that those electronics contain harmful chemicals that can damage our ʻāina? Save our ʻāina from these harmful chemicals! Join us so e-waste can be recycled properly, and so we can sustain our earth. You can donate old cell phones, computers, laptops, televisions, printers, electronic computer equipment, and DVD players! For more e-waste drive Info, email kamehamehaewaste@gmail.com

The 2019 Summer Internship Program is designed for upcoming Seniors/current Juniors for an 1.0 Elective Credit. This program will run from June to July, where students will have the opportunity to get "on the job" experience in various career pathways of their choosing. We have internship opportunities available with Kini Zamora, Howard Hughes, Iolani Palace, Warrior Printing, Mana Maoli,and so much more (outer island opportunities as well)! For full list of opportunities and questions/inquires please contact Chanell Sagon at chsagon@ksbe.edu or 808-842-8672.

Do you want to prove that you’re the best at Smash Bros? Well you’re in luck because Puka Mai Ka La is hosting the first ever Super Smash Bros Tournament! It will be held in the studio on the two dates below. Two 8 player brackets with the two winners heading to the finals to compete with each other in a final duel. The first 8 students that sign up for each bracket will be invited to the tournament. An email will be sent to the students that made it in. All matches will be held in the TV Studio for all competitors to witness. This will be the new Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on the Nintendo Switch. Contact Jedi Kauanui or Kumu Leah (Lekihara@ksbe.edu) in the Midkiff TV Studio. Here are the dates for each bracket - First bracket on February 19th (Regular Schedule) after school. - Second bracket February 25th (A day) during second lunch block. https://goo.gl/forms/zRG5OVt8T58f1XTW2

KS faculty, staff and high school-age students are invited to register, on a first-come first-served basis, to participate in a pilot program offering Beginning ʻUkulele, Beginning Kī Hōʻalu (slack-key guitar), and E Kālai Kīholo (large wood fishhook-making). Classes are offered at no charge, and will take place at the Kaʻiwakīloumoku Cultural Center on MONDAYS, 6:30 PM–8:30 PM, APRIL 8–MAY 13 (6 WEEKS). Beginning ʻUkulele and Kī Hōʻalu participants must bring their own ʻukulele/guitar with them to class. The E Kālai Kīholo class is designed for adult learners and students of junior/senior standing only. To register, please click on the desired link below, by Friday, March 8, 2019. 1. BEGINNING ʻUKULELE 2. BEGINNING KĪ HŌʻALU – Slack-key Guitar 3. E KĀLAI KĪHOLO – Carving Fishhooks If you any have questions feel free to contact Jamie Fong at 842-8655 or jafong@ksbe.edu. Mahalo a hui hou!

KS faculty, staff and high school-age students are invited to register, on a first-come first-served basis, to participate in a pilot program offering Beginning ʻUkulele, Beginning Kī Hōʻalu (slack-key guitar), and E Kālai Kīholo (large wood fishhook-making). Classes are offered at no charge, and will take place at the Kaʻiwakīloumoku Cultural Center on MONDAYS, 6:30 PM–8:30 PM, APRIL 8–MAY 13 (6 WEEKS). Beginning ʻUkulele and Kī Hōʻalu participants must bring their own ʻukulele/guitar with them to class. The E Kālai Kīholo class is designed for adult learners and students of junior/senior standing only. To register, please click on the desired link below, by Friday, March 8, 2019. 1. BEGINNING ʻUKULELE 2. BEGINNING KĪ HŌʻALU – Slack-key Guitar 3. E KĀLAI KĪHOLO – Carving Fishhooks If you any have questions feel free to contact Jamie Fong at 842-8655 or jafong@ksbe.edu. Mahalo a hui hou!