Kapalama High School

 

Summary Daily Bulletin for Monday, April 22, 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.

Please help to keep our dining hall clean. Everyone is responsible for clearing their own tables and returning dishes to the dish washing area. And as a reminder, please do not take dishes and utensils out of the dining hall. Mahalo!

Congratulations to KĀ‘EO KEKUMANO for winning the 1st place Grand Award at the Hawaii State Science & Engineering Fair held at the Hawaii Convention Center on April 8-10. As the overall top winner, Kā‘eo will be competing at the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Phoenix, Arizona (May 11-18). NALANI MILLER also qualified as an ISEF finalist and both she and Ka’eo will join our HAIS District Science Fair winners, Aslan Cook and Carina Tanaka, at ISEF - the premier pre-college science competition in the world! Four Honors Science Research students advanced to the 2nd round of judging at States. Only 15 projects advanced to the 2nd round. These outstanding students (ASLAN COOK, KĀ‘EO KEKUMANO, NALANI MILLER, and TAYLOR MONIZ) represented the very best at the fair! Best in Category Winners: ASLAN COOK – 1st place, Animal Sciences “Cancer-inhibiting Diet-derived Alkaloids in Secretions from Hawaii Poison Dart Frog, Dendrobates auratus” ANNA GRONDOLSKY, 1st place, Chemistry “An Innovative Approach to Reversible Fuel Cells Using Hawaii’s Ocean Water and Cost-Efficient Metals” KĀ‘EO KEKUMANO, 1ST place, Cell & Molecular Biology, “Sea Cucumber (Holothuria spp.) Extracts inhibit Growth of HCT116 Colon Cancer, HeLa Cervical Cancer, and MCF-7 Breast Cancer” NALANI MILLER, 1ST place, Biomedical & Health Sciences “Ptychosperma macarthurii (MacArthur Palm) Seeds Inhibit Growth of Ex Vivo Cancer Cells” TAYLOR MONIZ, 1st place, Plant Sciences “The Antibacterial and Anticancer Effects of Endemic Hawaiian Hibiscus Species” JAKE UYECHI, 1st place, Material Sciences “Utilizing Various Methods to Produce Graphene for Use in Electronics” WILLIAM HO, 2nd place, Mathematics “Calculating Stirlingʻs Numbers of the First Kind Quickly using Basic Arithmetic and Multiplication” CARINA TANAKA, 2nd place, Translational Medicine “The Protective Effects of Insulin in Cardiomyocytes Against Iron-mediated Cell Death.” LILY EVANS, 3rd place, Animal Sciences “Re-describing a Threatened but Federally Unprotected Land Snail of West Maui” Kamehameha Schools Honors Science Research students also won prestigious cash and scholarship awards, with every HSR student receiving awards. Congratulations to our special agency award winners ANNA GRONDOLSKY, KĀ‘EO KEKUMANO, TOBIAS KEOHOKAPU (“Researching Habitable Exoplanets Orbiting Around M Dwarf Stars”), SAGE MAXWELL (“Deriving an Algorithm to Optimize Computational Time for Discrete Logarithms”), NALANI MILLER, TAYLOR MONIZ, KEAHE SILVA (“A Comparison of Zooplankton Between Two O‘ahu Fishponds”) and JAKE UYECHI. Mahalo nui loa to Kawika Mahelona and Ho‘omano Pakele at Midkiff’s SPC, Robert Hutchison, and Gail Ishimoto for their dedication and support!

On Monday, April 29, ‘Akahi will be serving Hawaiian Food for lunch. This will be a two ticket lunch as squid luau will be served. Mahalo!