Kapalama High School

 

Summary Daily Bulletin for Thursday, February 20, 2020

B3 Schedule

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 4 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.

Baseball Strength & Conditioning in Koai'a Weight room from 3:45-4:45 PM on Wednesday's and Friday's beginning on Wednesday, January 8, 2020. Please report at 3:45 PM for stretching.

The Midkiff Learning Center will be closed ALL DAY on Thursday, February 20th and Tuesday, February 25th for the Speech Departments MOCK JOB INTERVIEWS Program. Only Students who have classes scheduled in Midkiff will be allowed to enter the facility. Mahalo for your understanding.

The College Board has created a program that is open to all students and doesn't require an essay, application, or minimum GPA. Instead, it rewards your effort and initiative. Complete key steps along your path to college for a chance to earn scholarships. For more information visit: https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/?excmpid=vt-00248

The College Board has created a program that is open to all students and doesn't require an essay, application, or minimum GPA. Instead, it rewards your effort and initiative. Complete key steps along your path to college for a chance to earn scholarships. For more information visit: https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/?excmpid=vt-00248

The Better Business Bureau Northwest + Pacific, is pleased to offer the Students of Integrity Scholarship. The scholarship aims to recognize high school juniors and seniors who personify and communicate ethics in the real world, as demonstrated through community service, personal integrity, and academic accomplishments. For more information about the scholarship and to access an application: https://bbb-scholarship.org/?utm_source=email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=scholarship_announcement

The Better Business Bureau Northwest + Pacific, is pleased to offer the Students of Integrity Scholarship. The scholarship aims to recognize high school juniors and seniors who personify and communicate ethics in the real world, as demonstrated through community service, personal integrity, and academic accomplishments. For more information about the scholarship and to access an application: https://bbb-scholarship.org/?utm_source=email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=scholarship_announcement

Ukulele Festival Hawaii is a non-profit organization founded in 2004 and is dedicated to building public awareness and interest in the ukulele as an instrument of virtuoso quality promoting Hawaii’s arts and culture through education, scholarships, and the annual free ukulele festivals. For instructions on how to apply visit: https://www.ukulelefestivalhawaii.org/en/scholarship.htm

ALA HAWAII Girls State, is currently seeking females that are juniors in high school to apply for the limited spots for this prestigious youth leadership program. Students will learn first hand the significance and practical application of a civics education through leadership development and consensus building. Hawai’i will accept just over twenty girls from all schools in with most of their expenses paid for (and scholarships available). The application only takes 10 -15 minutes to apply. ALAHGS encourages ALL female juniors in high school to apply, as they are seeking strengths in a variety of areas. DEADLINE TO APPLY is March 1, 2020 apply online at www.HawaiiGirlsState.org For more information, contact Brister Thomas, Director, ALA Hawai'i Girls State at (808) 284-0293 or www.HawaiiGirlsState.org

The ALA Hawai'i Girls State is a premier youth leadership and civics program for females that are in their junior year of high school. This nationally recognized prestigious youth leadership and civics engagement program sends two girls from every state (free of charge) to D.C. to represent their own state at ALA Girls Nation in July. For more information about the program and to access an application visit: www.HawaiiGirlsState.org

Greetings future leaders of Kamehameha Schools! Applications for class board and ASKS board are available now and are due on Friday, February 28th at 3:30 pm. Applications can be picked up from, and turned in to, the ‘Akahi Student Center. There will be a mandatory elections workshop on Tuesday, March 3rd at the ‘Akahi Student Center, at 2:40 pm sharp. All applicants must attend or their application will be forfeited.

The 100th Annual Song Contest is on Friday, March 20 at the NBC Arena. The competition begins at 7:00 pm. STUDENTS MUST ARRIVE at NBC BY 5:00 PM in their Special Events Attire (for information about attire see page 25 and 26 in the Student & Parent Handbook)

The 100th Annual Song Contest is on Friday, March 20 at the NBC Arena. The competition begins at 7:00 pm. STUDENTS MUST ARRIVE at NBC BY 5:00 PM in their Special Events Attire (for information about attire see page 25 and 26 in the Student & Parent Handbook.

All sophomores WILL BE REQUIRED to retake their ID pictures for the school year 2020-2021. Please report to the `Akahi Student Center, IN SCHOOL UNIFORM, during lunch periods. Schedule is as follows: Last name A through F - 2/3 through 2/7; Last name G through K - 2/10 through 2/13; Last name L through Q - 2/18 through 2/21; Last name R through Z - 2/24 through 2/28. ID PICTURE RETAKES ARE MANDATORY FOR ALL SOPHOMORES. ID CARDS WILL NOT BE ISSUED ON THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL next school year to sophomores who have not retaken their ID pictures. Come early during the week to avoid the last-minute rush. Mahalo!

EWISP is an annual, competition-based program which awards more than $300,000 in college scholarship money each year to qualifying high school seniors. Judges select winning students based on their scholastic achievement, leadership qualities, good citizenship, financial need and extra-curricular activities. Chapter level winners are submitted to the Corporate level for a chance to win one of multiple scholarships of varying award amounts. The most current scholarship application can be downloaded and accessed in Naviance. Complete applications and all documents are due to Mrs. Baum by 3:30PM, Thursday, Feb 27, 2020.

Sports Travel Hawaii (STH) is a family owned and operated company located in Honolulu, HI that is committed to supporting the educational and athletic pursuits of Hawaii’s children. The goal of this scholarship is aimed at alleviating some of the financial burden Hawaii’s youth and their families face when their child attends college on a different island or on the continental US. Recipients of the STH college scholarship will receive a roundtrip airline ticket for their travel between Hawaii and the city of their respective college or university, with four awards being given annually. Find out more about the Sports Travel Hawaii College Scholarships at: http://sportstravelhawaii.com/scholarship/

Want to show off your Microsoft Office skills? Want to challenge yourself? Take a Microsoft Office Specialist Certification exam! These task-based certifications can help to boost your academic performance, prepare for the demands of college, and open doors to career opportunities. You can earn certifications in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Check out this flier (http://bit.ly/MOSKS) or this website (http://blogs.ksbe.edu/msimagineacademy/) to learn more. Open to faculty, staff, and students.

The Hawaii Education Association (HEA) is offering two scholarships of $2,000 each in academic year 2020-2021 to deserving high school seniors who are HEA members, children of HEA members, or grandchildren or legally adopted grandchildren of HEA members. Members must be in good standing and shall have been members for at least one year. These one-year scholarships are offered to students who will enroll in any two, or four-year state or nationally accredited institution of higher learning in the 2020-2021 academic year. For more information and to access an application visit: https://www.hawaiieducationassociation.org/high-school-scholarships

If you are planning to attend one of the over 120 colleges that are members of the National Catholic College Admission Association, then you should consider applying for this one-time $1,000 scholarship. The application is brief and will take students a few minutes to complete. The deadline to apply is Friday, March 20. To access the application and see the list of member institutions visit: https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/5432154/2020-Application-for-the-National-CCAA-Scholarship

The Kamakaho`ohie Scholarship was established to provide the support necessary to aid grieving children and young adults who have lost a parent or primary caretaker through death. The purpose of the scholarship is to help young people in achieving their academic goals through financial assistance. For more information and to apply for the Kamakaho`ohie Scholarship visit: https://www.reidrichardsfoundation.com/scholarship/ The application and supporting documents must be submitted by March 1, 2020.

Please come to the SSC starting Tuesday Feb. 18 to leave your mark. Mrs. Anu will be guiding students through the reflection and painting process. Kumu- if you are interested in bringing your class please email me: alpilier@ksbe.edu and we can schedule a time.

Ma Midkiff, hoʻomau kākou me ka Mahina ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi! This is a big week… check out these amazing events: Pepeluali 18, p. 8 at Midkiff - Kumu Kahanuola Solatorio (KSK) - #hoopilimai, Innovations in ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi & Social Media Pepeluali 20, p. 4 at ʻAkahi SC classroom - Hina Kneubuhl (Kealopiko) - ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi in Fashion Craft & Industry Pepeluali 20, p. 6 at ʻAkahi SC classroom - Kihei Nahale-A (WCC) and Kumu Pili & Kona Keala-Quinabo (KSK) - ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi i ka ʻOhana, Raising Native Speakers Pepeluali 21, p. 7 at Midkiff - kuʻualoha hoʻomanawanui (UH Mānoa) - ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi Writing in Traditional Hawaiian Literature Sign up for these and more awesome events at http://bit.ly/MOHRSVP2020 E ola mau ka ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi!

Congratulations to the 10 students who competed at the HAIS District Science Fair on Saturday, February 15 at Hanalani School. Please congratulate the following students: First Place: TAYLOR MONIZ (Grade 11): "Ivermectin Induces Apoptosis, Cell Cycle Arrest, and Senescence in C4-2 Prostate Cancer Cells" Second Place: KĀ‘EO KEKUMANO (Grade 12): "Sea Cucumber Extracts of H. cinerascens Cuvierian Tubules Decrease HCT-116 Colorectal Cell Viability" Third place: CADE KANE (Grade 11): "Isolation and Characterization of Endophytes from Cordyline fruticosa" Taylor and Kā‘eo won all-expense paid trips to compete at the Intel Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Anaheim, California (May 15-20). ISEF is the premier science competition for high school students in the world, with over 1800 students from more than 75 countries competing. ANNA GRONDOLSKY was also a finalist and made it to the second round of judging. ANNA, TAYLOR, KĀ‘EO, CADE, KEAHE SILVA, JOSHUA PARKER, and DAKOTA KAUPU won agency awards for their research and all are advancing to the State Science Fair competition (April 8-10). Congratulations also to Saige Holkup, Kellen Apuna, and Zoe Mia for representing our school 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. Mahalo to Miss Gail Ishimoto and Mr. Hutchison for working with the students and to Honors Science Research instructors Dr. Ali Seyedali and Dr. Grant Yamashita for their support.

Class of 2022: The Ring Design Contest is STILL ON! Forms are available at the ʻAkahi Student Center, but you better HURRY! ALL designs are due to the ʻAkahi Student Center by 3:30pm THIS Friday, February 21! Please see the contest form for more information, rules, and guidelines. Designs submitted AFTER this deadline will NOT be accepted. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Saffery (x28531 or rasaffer@ksbe.edu). WE LOOK FORWARD TO GREAT CREATIONS FROM THE CLASS OF 2022!

E HO'OMAIKA'I SPEECH AND DEBATE TEAM! Well done at the 34th Annual Stanford Invitational Tournament! Our team took top honors with outstanding performances by the follow individuals: HUMOROUS INTERPRETATION Finalist - Kaleo Green ('20) DRAMATIC INTERPRETATION Semi Finalist - Mahina Amoy ('21) Quarter Finalist - Sir Cornwell ('22) Great job competitors! Good luck at the State Tournament on April 16-18!

Aloha e Class of 2023, I hope this finds you well. I know it is a very busy season for us all as song contest quickly approaches. Huge mahalo to Kumu Lehuanui and her Papa Liuliu haumana for creating the Class of 2023 ʻOli! The class ʻoli is performed when the class enters the Blaisdell Arena on the evening of song contest it is also meant to be a symbol of your class and will stick with you through graduation. To ensure that all grade 9 students know the ʻoli please report to Bishop 100, by homerooms, on your assigned day for an ʻoli workshop during I&E. The class will then come together as a whole on Monday, March 9 during Ka Naʻi Pono to practice the ʻoli together as a class. The ʻoli workshop schedule is as follows: Monday, February 24 Aea/Bunger, Ahu, Ahu, Arce Tuesday, February 25 Braffith, Byrom, Cup-Choy, Darrow Thursday, February 27 Fujiwara, Hikila, Horobik/Nitahara, Keala-Quinabo/Renaud Monday, March 2 Lenchanko, Lyau/Carrasquillo, Oishi, Ozaki Tuesday, March 3 Piliere, Porter, Potgeter, Straight Thursday, March 5 Calabrese, Watanabe, Wong/Keala-Querubin, Yamashita/Seyedali Mahalo nui, Kumu Kapua

The University of Hawai’i at Mānoa is offering various summer programs for students in 9th – 12th grade. If you are currently in grades 9 – 12 consider applying to the Medical Diagnosis and Treatment Program. This week-long summer program provides an engaging, hands-on learning opportunity for students interested in health professions. If you are currently in grades 10 or 11 look into the Summer Scholar Program. This six-week program allows students to earn college credits and experience the college environment while still in high school. If you are currently in grade 12 and planning to attend UH Mānoa in the Fall, you may want to apply to the Early Start Program. Ease in to college with one or two classes in the summer and take advantage of additional resources and activities designed specifically to make your transition from high school to college a smooth one. For more information about these programs and other summer opportunities at Mānoa visit: http://www.outreach.hawaii.edu/summer/students/highschool.asp

The Kiewit Building Group is again awarding three college scholarships -- each for $2,500 -- to college-bound students pursuing STEM-related fields. Applications can be accessed in Naviance. For questions regarding this scholarship, please email: kbghawaii@kiewit.com

A meeting will be held in KONIA 110 on MONDAY 02/24 (B-DAY) during I&E. We will be discussing the cat feeding schedule for March 2020 in addition to other items. Please be prompt....Mahalo, Kumu Moya Donahue.