Kapalama High School

 

Summary Daily Bulletin for Saturday, January 18, 2020

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.

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.

The Kahikina Scholarship was developed to encourage more Native Hawaiians to be involved in computer science and technology. The scholarship is recurring up to five (5) years. In other words, the $1,000 award will be available to the recipient each year until they graduate. Winners are selected based on: • Native Hawaiian preference. • An interest in computer science or technology. • Enrolled in an accredited college or university. For more information and to access an application visit: https://scholarsapp.com/scholarship/kahikina-scholarship/

The Jordan & Cara Odo Scholarship Foundation is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a student who demonstrates leadership in his/her community. To qualify for the scholarship, the student must: (1) be a senior at a Hawaii high school; (2) attend a two- or four-year college; (3) have a minimum GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale). For more information, please visit www.odoscholarship.org/scholarship The deadline to apply is February 15, 2020

The Hawaii Rotary Youth Foundation is a non-profit charitable corporation which administers a scholarship aid program for Hawaii high school students attending a 4-year university or college in Hawaii and the U.S. mainland. Funds are derived from gifts and investment income from Hawaii Rotarians and The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc. To learn more about the eligibility criteria and access an application visit: https://www.hawaiirotaryyouthfoundation.org/apply-now/ The deadline for this scholarship is February 7, 2020.

If you are planning to attend a college in the Bay Area (80+ colleges) consider applying for the HCCNC scholarship. The goal of this scholarship is to support future leaders as role models for the Hawai‘i community. The Scholarship Program is aimed at strengthening the pipeline of Bay Area college-bound students and ensuring retention so that more students obtain their degrees, support qualified Kama‘aina, and assist them in making the transition from high school to college, and from Hawai‘i to the mainland. For more information and to access an application visit: https://scholarsapp.com/scholarship/hccnc-scholarship

The Mamoru and Aiko Takitani Foundation is dedicated to helping Hawai`i high school seniors realize their goal of higher education. The Foundation awards a $2,000 scholarship to a senior from each qualifying high school in the State of Hawai`i. Students chosen by their schools to receive a Takitani scholarship become eligible for additional Foundation awards of up to $10,000. You must register online at: http://www.takitanifoundation.org to create an online account to submit your application. Once you have completed your online application, you must print it out completely and submit it, along with the required supporting documents, in hardcopy to Mr. Morales by Friday, February 3, 2020 for review by the school selection committee. No applications will be accepted after 3:30pm on February 3rd. Please register early to avoid delays in meeting the February 3, 2020 deadline. Please see Mr. Morales if you have any questions about the scholarship. All other inquiries may be directed to the Foundation through email at: info@takitanifoundation.org, or by telephone at (808) 228‐0209.

Our first 50 song contest yarn lei have been dropped off and they look AWESOME! Drop off your lei and sashes between 7:30am and 3:30pm to the 'Akahi Student Center. At our October parent meeting several families volunteered to take yarn and material to make the yellow lei and sashes for the class to wear at song contest. Mahalo nui to those ‘ohana. We will have additional skeins of yarn and ribbon available for pick-up at the 'Akahi Student Center starting on January 6. Ribbon (for bows for the lei) will be available starting January 10. If you have questions feel free to contact Class Advisor, Kapua Reeves (kareeves@ksbe.edu)

KAMEHAMEHA SCHOOLS HĀLAU KŪKALAULAMA (aka Kapālama Summer School Programs) Has a Student Aide employment opportunity for current Juniors & Seniors in good class standing. For more information on this posting and how to apply, contact the Summer School Office at (808) 842-8765. How to Apply: For more information on this posting and how to apply, contact the Hālāu Kūkalaulama Program (Kapālama Summer School) Office at (808) 842-8765. To view other Kamehameha Schools career opportunities, please visit our website: www.ksbe.edu/careers.

KAMEHAMEHA SCHOOLS HĀLAU KŪKALAULAMA (aka Kapālama Summer School Programs) Has a Student Aide employment opportunity for current Juniors & Seniors in good class standing. For more information on this posting and how to apply, contact the Summer School Office at (808) 842-8765. How to Apply: For more information on this posting and how to apply, contact the Hālāu Kūkalaulama Program (Kapālama Summer School) Office at (808) 842-8765. To view other Kamehameha Schools career opportunities, please visit our website: www.ksbe.edu/careers.

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.

Sign-ups are underway for Girls Water Polo. Please sign-up on the Warrior Athletics website and submit all of the required forms in order to confirm eligibility for tryouts which start on Monday, Feb. 10. Any questions...see Coach Curt in Paki 205 or email him at cuai@ksbe.edu

Do you dream of helping the next generation achieve their potential? Are you seeking a meaningful way to serve your community and lāhui? Sign up for "Experiences in Education," a year-long course for future educators! Develop an educational philosophy, learn classroom management skills, and understand the politics around education policy. Then actually move into a classroom as we partner with our Elementary and Middle School to observe teacher practices and try your hand at wrangling a classroom. If you have any further inquiries, please contact Kumu Ethan Porter at etporter@ksbe.edu

Junior Guidance Cycle 5 : Graduation Requirements and Registration will be held on Thursday, 1/16 Periods 2, 4, 6, 8 and Friday, 1/17 Periods 1, 3, 5, 7. Classes will be held in Midkiff. Please bring your fully charged laptop to class. Guidance is MANDATORY and a graduation requirement. It is a new semester, please be sure to double check your schedule to attend during the correct session. Also, as a reminder, switching of periods is NOT allowed.

The Society of the Friends of Saint Patrick of Hawaii will be awarding scholarships to first year freshman students entering any 2 or 4-year undergraduate institution. Completed scholarship applications are due by January 30 for consideration of awards for the Fall semester. Please download and complete the application form by visiting: https://www.friendsofstpatrickhawaii.com/scholarship

The HawaiiUSA Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce their 2020 Scholarship Program. Twelve (12) $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors. Applicants must be a HawaiiUSA member for at least twelve consecutive months prior to applying and have an account in good standing. The scholarship deadline is February 12, 2020. For more information and to access an application visit: http://www.hawaiiusafcu.com/scholarship-app

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 Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) invites students of Hispanic heritage to apply for merit-based scholarship awards that range from $500-$5,000. The HSF application allows students to apply for multiple scholarships with one application! For more information and to access an application visit: https://www.hsf.net/scholarship

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

TICKET PICK-UP Sophomore Banquet tickets will be available the week of the event You may pick up your tickets at the 'Akahi Student Center WINDOW on the following days ONLY: Tuesday, January 21 - SOPHOMORE lunch block ONLY (11:05am-11:45am) Wednesday 1/22 - BOTH lunch blocks (10:10am-12:00pm) Thursday, January 23 - SOPHOMORE lunch block ONLY (11:05am-11:45am) Remember to bring your COMPLETED Kamehameha Schools Prom/Banquet Guidelines: Record of Understanding and Agreement form with you. YOU and YOUR PARENT MUST print and SIGN Your GUEST and HIS/HER PARENT MUST print and SIGN Make sure you are WEARING your CURRENT SCHOOL ID and bring a PHOTOCOPY of your GUEST'S ID (if your guest is a NON-KS student) NO FORM, NO TICKET(S) SONG REQUEST If you have songs you'd like to hear at the banquet, submit your song requests at: http://bit.ly/SBSongRequest. Make sure the songs are clean and appropriate! SET UP/CLEAN UP KŌKUA If you are interested in helping set up/clean up at the sophomore banquet, please contact one of the board members, or Mrs. Saffery at: rasaffer@ksbe.edu. MORE INFORMATION More information about sophomore banquet (including ticket sales, ticket pick up and dress code) can be found on the 2022 Weebly at: https://imua2022.weebly.com/sophomore-banquet. Any questions? Contact one of the board members, or Mrs. Saffery at: rasaffer@ksbe.edu. Mahalo, The Sophomore Board

Did you know that you can borrow journals and magazines from Midkiff? They are located right in front of the AV Circulation desk and available to borrow for 7 days. Come check them out. Here are just a few of the titles: Seventeen, People, Time, Sports Illustrated, Surfer, Discover, Road & Track, Glamour, Rolling Stone, Make, Yes!, UTNE, Money, Health, Futurific, Consumer Reports, Brides, Popular Science, Reader's Digest, Fast Company, Lapham's Quarterly, Granta, etc.

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

A bracelet was found in a Pākī girls restroom. Please see Aunty U‘i in the Pākī Office to identify and claim.

A ring was found in the Pākī area on 1/14/20. Please see Aunty U‘i in the Pākī office to identify and claim.

The Year of the Metal Rat 2020 will be a year of new beginnings- new opportunities, love and money. In Chinese astrology, the year of the Metal Rat is predicted to be a lucky year. The Rat has the first position in the zodiac and represents diligence, kindness, and generosity.

All students in grades 9-12 who are interested in golf, please attend a meeting on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, from 1:45 PM-2:15 PM in Koai'a 302. Mahalo, Coach Oliver