Kapalama High School

 

Summary Daily Bulletin for Sunday, April 23, 2017

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/

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

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.

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.

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.

As a reminder to student drivers, students are NOT allowed to park in the Athletic parking structure during the school day, including during assemblies.

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 or activity of the school day, including assemblies. Violators will be issued citations for a moving violation.

AS A REMINDER, PARKING LOTS ARE OFF-LIMITS TO STUDENTS DURING THE SCHOOL DAY.

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As a reminder, student drivers need to register at the ‘Akahi Student Center to park on campus. Student drivers must purchase a parking pass to park on campus and park in their assigned zone according to their parking decal or one-day parking pass. As the number of student drivers increases throughout the school year, there is a possibility that parking will be sold out. Please plan accordingly and purchase passes ahead of time. DO NOT PARK IN A PARKING ZONE THAT YOU ARE NOT ASSIGNED TO. Violators will be issued parking citations.

We are starting to experience an increase of theft incidents involving students who leave their personal belongings unattended and/or unsecured in our recreational facilities and other areas on campus. I am requesting that students be advised via school bulletins or other appropriate communication of the following prevention tips: •Avoid bringing high value items or large amounts of cash to school. •Do not leave personal belongings unattended or unsecured at any time. •Immediately report any suspicious activity or suspected theft incidents to the unit office and contact security.

Ma‘ema‘e Elementary School is recruiting student volunteers for their Family Night Fundraiser on Friday May 5. Volunteers are needed to help with games and rides. The shifts start from 2-4pm, 4-6pm and 6-8pm. A light dinner will be provided and a place to store your belongings. Please contact Melanie Kawai at Melanie_Kawai/MAEMAE/HIDOE@notes.k12.hi.us or at 391-5907 if you have any questions.

The courts at the dormitories are off-limits during the school day. Students may not use the courts and may not hang out in this area.

The ‘IKE (Indigenous Knowledge in Engineering) Collaborative is looking for Native Hawaiian students who are interested in engineering and who are ready to take calculus I, II, or III for our math-intensive, six-week Hawaiʻi Calculus Academy program (May 22--June 30). Check out our brochure for more information. Benefits: * FREE tuition for calculus and SCI 295 (4 credits total) * Learn in a culturally-supportive environment with your cohort * Get one-on-one help from peer mentors * Work with faculty to build an underwater robot to study phytoplankton populations that will impact our future food and energy sustainability * Share your knowledge with the engineering community at our symposium Only 10 students will be selected. Native Hawaiians, women, and other minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Deadline: Monday, May 1 To Apply or to get more information, contact: Li-Anne Delavega ʻIKE/PEEC Recruitment & Retention Specialist Kapiʻolani Community College, Kokio 202A Email: ldelaveg@hawaii.edu Phone: (808) 734-9440 ʻIKE Website: http://www.hawaii.edu/ike

We are looking for three students to volunteer and serve as alakaʻi for the 2017 New Student Orientation Program for all incoming 7th grade students. In doing so, these three students would receive school service credit. We are also seeking volunteers to assist with the facilitation of the orientation program. These volunteers would not receive school service credit, but would help to enhance the overall program and give back to the middle school. Eligibility of Orientation Volunteers - Middle School Orientation Volunteer opportunities are open to students in Grades 10 –12. Students who are familiar with the middle school program are preferred. Orientation Volunteer Schedule - To be eligible for student service credit, student volunteers must fulfill the volunteer hours listed below. *If you would like to volunteer for no school service credit, you must be available on July 28 and August 7. If you are interested, please complete the google form – Link below. Questions? Call the KMS Student Activities office, 843-3476. Schedule: July 21, 2017 - Preplanning (Last Day of Summer School) - 7:30am to 3:30pm - 8.0 hours July 24, 2017 - Preplanning - 7:30am to 3:30pm - 8.0 hours July 25, 2017 - Preplanning - 7:30am to 2:30pm - 7.0 hours July 27, 2017 - Preplanning - 7:30am to 1:30pm - 6.0 hours July 28, 2017 - 8th Grade Volunteer Training - 7:30am to 3:30pm - 8.0 hours August 3, 2017 - Preplanning - 7:30am to 12:30pm - 5.0 hours August 7, 2017 - New Student Orientation - 7:30am to 3:30pm - 8.0 hours 50 hours total https://goo.gl/forms/EhcvQphXk9LZvnyp1 Shareable link to hard copy forms - https://drive.google.com/a/ksbe.edu/file/d/0B6EM78jPZU4Fa0V4SUw4TTBKWkU/view?usp=sharing

This week Thursday, April 20 and Friday, April 21: Mandatory SENIOR VO2 max testing at either the track (1.5 mile run) or the pool (650m swim) during block periods only. Please bring appropriate attire and a towel. If you do not run/swim this week, you will be running/swimming DURING FINALS! Next week--April 24, 25, 27, 28 (Block Periods only): 4th Quarter P.E. Mandatory Wellness Seminar Series- All juniors and seniors must attend at least 1 wellness seminar throughout the week. We have a number of guest speakers coming in to talk about various aspects of health and wellness. See seminar schedule for listing of speakers and times. Please be on time as seminar speakers will start at the beginning of the period and you will check in your weekly fitness log after the seminar concludes. Senior Checkout! All seniors who have completed their event, essays, exercise contracts, fitness testing, attend wellness seminar, as well as met all requirements, will be able to checkout immediately after the seminar. See your PE teacher to confirm if any items are incomplete. Please continue to check in on your assigned PE day until all requirements have been met. Monday, May 1 and Tuesday, May 2: Mandatory JUNIOR and Senior post fitness testing during block periods only at Ka’ahumanu gym. You will be completing Height, Weight, Flexibility, Sit-ups, Blood Pressure/RHR, and Body Fat.. Please bring a t-shirt and non-uniform shorts (Please no long tights or sweat pants). Testing will not be allowed in KS school uniform.

Essay: 1st Place: Emily Stone, Elizabeth Blackwell: Paving A Place for Women in Medicine- Website: 2nd Place: David Kila and Kyrstin Vanic: Alvin Ailey: Taking a Stand for Dance Documentary: 1st place: Emi Ahlo: Louis Armstrongʻs Reluctant Role Against Racism: 3rd Place: Daymien Bunao: Onipa`a: Mokauea Island Fishermen Stand Up Against Oppression: Exhibit: 1st Place: Faith Blalock: Save Our Surf: Jumping Up to Take A Stand: 2nd Place: Ty Williams: Viva La Huelga: Cesar Chavez and the Delano Grape Strike: 3rd Place: Kawehinani Cash and Chara Kekona Inez Milholland: Riding the White Horse to Equality: Special Awards and Recognition: • Emi Ahlo received: Hawaiian Heritage Center award and one of the full-tuition, one-semester scholarships to BYUH. • Casen Cluney, for his essay Finding the Way Home: The Rebirth of Polynesian Voyaging- received the Matson Foundation award for outstanding projects in Maritime History • Daymien Bunao won the Hawaii Nikkei History Editorial Board award for Outstanding Projects that address the theme and focus on individuals or events in Hawaii • Emily Stone received a half-tuition scholarship to Chaminade University of Honolulu • Faith Blalock won a one-semester scholarship to BYU Hawaii • Emi Ahlo won a one-semester scholarship to BYU Hawaii • Kawehinani Cash and Chara Kekona won the University of Hawai’i Center for Biographical Research award for outstanding projects using biographical resources • Ty Williams won the Hawai’i Labor Heritage Council award for outstanding projects in labor history • Mrs. Razee, Hawaii Council for the Humanities Outstanding History Day Teachers Award for Senior Level. We would also like to recognized these students who were State Qualifiers from the District Competition: They were chosen as the Top 3 in their category at the district contest qualifying them for the state contest • Natalie Clevenger- Website: Karen Silkwood v. Kerr-McGee: From Activist to Protest Symbol • Aya Chang- Website: Judith Krugʻs Fight for First Amendment Rights: A Crusade Against Censorship in Libraries • Lauren Trujillo- Documentary: Oscar Micheaux: Filming in Color We would also like to thank the following people who are our CO-TEACHERS in this endeavor: They are critical to the success of all these students: Kawika Mahelona and Ho`omano Pakele Leah Kihara and the faculty and students at the Student Studio For their valued Research Support: Shari Chan, Kauwela Valejo-Novikoff and the library staff

Aloha Warriors! Spring Spirit Dress Up Days are right around the corner and will be taking place from April 24 - April 28. Please dress-up, Casual Attire is lame dress up, so be creative. The days are as follows: Monday - College Day Students are encouraged to dress up with clothing associated with their favorite college. Tuesday - Sports Day Wear clothing associated with sports or athletics! Just make sure that you follow the free dress guidelines. Wednesday - Wacky Wednesday Come to school with the most wacky clothes! Get creative and exciting, it's going to be a wacky Wednesday! Thursday - Twin Thursday Find some friends or a group to match or collaborate with. Wear the same clothes, plan a justice league, the options are endless! Friday - IMUA Day You know what this means warriors! Time to sport your best warrior attire for one of the last times this year. I mua! Casual Attire Guideline: 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 casual dress must be in uniform dress code. Any infraction of casual dress or uniform dress code guidelines will be referred to the Unit Office. 1) Shirts: a. All shirts should be unaltered and have sleeves. b. Shirts must be long enough to tuck in. NO midriffs. c. Necklines must be modest and appropriate. NO plunging or low necklines and/or armholes. d. 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. NO leggings, athletic pants, yoga pants, running pants, no compression pants, no workout wear. d. Sweatpants are OK as long as they are properly fitted and not hanging off. 3) Shorts and Skirts (MUST ALL BE KNEE LENGTH): 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.

Did you know women and children in Tanzania have to walk 20 miles everyday to collect drinking water for their family? This prevents them from going to school, gaining employment and having a good quality of life. By purchasing a causal dress pass for May 3, 2017, $1 for students and $2 for teachers and staff, we can help build a well in their communities. All causal dress guidelines apply. Passes need to be visible with your ID. See Anthony Farr, Emma Lindsey and Josh Humel to buy a pass. Casual Attire Guidelines: 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 casual dress must be in uniform dress code. Any infraction of casual dress or uniform dress code guidelines will be referred to the Unit Office. 1) Shirts: a. All shirts should be unaltered and have sleeves. b. Shirts must be long enough to tuck in. NO midriffs. c. Necklines must be modest and appropriate. NO plunging or low necklines and/or armholes. d. 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. NO leggings, athletic pants, yoga pants, running pants, no compression pants, no workout wear. d. Sweatpants are OK as long as they are properly fitted and not hanging off. 3) Shorts and Skirts (MUST ALL BE KNEE LENGTH): 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.

The Midkiff Learning Center will be closed on Monday, April 24, 2017 all day. Only students who have scheduled classes in Midkiff will be allowed to enter. The Midkiff Librarians and Staff will be attending a mandatory all day training at Keliʻimaikaʻi Learning Center. Please plan accordingly.