Kapalama High School

 

Summary Daily Bulletin for Sunday, December 8, 2019

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 3 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.

Let’s promote school spirit and personal pride by wearing our KS Warrior shirts on Wednesdays during Quarter 2. KS sanctioned athletic, performing arts, club, class shirts or school store T-shirts, Collared Shirts and Long Sleeve Shirts will be allowed on Wednesdays only. All other items must be within our KS Uniform Dress Code. (covered shoes & uniform bottoms are required) NO TANK TOPS or CROP TOPS. Shirts must say “Kamehameha” or “Warriors” on them. IMUA.

Interested in applying for the National Honor Society? The National Honor Society is a nationwide organization that recognizes students who display and are committed to leadership, academic excellence, strong pono character, and community service. Request for application for the school year 2020-2021 begins today for students currently in grades 10 and 11. Selection will be in February with notification of acceptance in early March. If you have a 3.5-grade point average or the potential to reach a 3.5 by the end of the first semester in December of 2019, please consider applying for acceptance to the Kamehameha Branch of the National Honor Society, an organization dedicated to academic excellence, leadership and school, and community service. Applications are available for current 10th and 11th graders from Ms. Chan via email shchan@ksbe.edu. The deadline for applications is January 28, 2020, at 3:00. Completed applications are emailed to shchan@ksbe.edu by 3:00 on January 28, 2020.

Interested in applying for the National Honor Society? The National Honor Society is a nationwide organization that recognizes students who display and are committed to leadership, academic excellence, strong pono character, and community service. Request for application for the school year 2020-2021 begins today for students currently in grades 10 and 11. Selection will be in February with notification of acceptance in early March. If you have a 3.5-grade point average or the potential to reach a 3.5 by the end of the first semester in December of 2019, please consider applying for acceptance to the Kamehameha Branch of the National Honor Society, an organization dedicated to academic excellence, leadership and school, and community service. Applications are available for current 10th and 11th graders from Ms. Chan via email shchan@ksbe.edu. The deadline for applications is January 28, 2020, at 3:00. Completed applications are emailed to shchan@ksbe.edu by 3:00 on January 28, 2020.

The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program awards $20,000 to 20 high school, college-bound seniors across the nation for being exemplary leaders on their sports teams, in their classrooms, and in their communities. The college scholarship, sponsored by the Foot Locker Foundation, is intended to help phenomenal student-athletes pursue their dreams of attending and excelling at a four-year college/university. Applications are due on January 3, 2020 For more information and to apply visit: https://footlocker.smapply.io/res/p/athletesabout/

The Jackie Robinson Foundation offers promising minority students not only a generous four-year grant to assist with the costs of attending college, but also a full support network of fellow scholars, alumni, and professional mentors to help them excel in school and beyond. The deadline for applications is February 1, 2020. Interested students can apply at: Learn more by visiting jackierobinson.org/apply/.

The Filipino Women's League Scholarship is looking for Hawai'i high school seniors of Filipino Ancestry 3.7 GPA or higher and who plan on enrolling full-time at a college in Hawai'i. This scholarship is also open to male students. The scholarship organization is called the Filipino Women's League but is open to all genders! For more information and to access an application visit: (https://scholarsapp.com/scholarship/filipino-womens-league/)

The Women’s Introduction to Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (WISTEM) program offers women who are college-bound high school juniors an opportunity to experience HMC and gain a better understanding of the science, technology, engineering & mathematics (STEM) fields as they begin their college search process. WISTEM includes a two-night residential component as well as a nine-month online component. The program is intended for women in their junior year (or equivalent) of high school, who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and live in the United States and its territories. Young women of color are particularly encouraged to apply for the program as its online component will introduce them to women of color in the STEM professions. The 2020 WISTEM Application is due on December 15, 2019. For more information and to access an application visit: https://www.hmc.edu/admission/wistem/

The Coolidge Scholarship is a full-ride presidential scholarship that covers a student’s tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study and leadership training. This one-of-a-kind scholarship may be used at any Accredited American University. The scholarship program is administered by the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation – the official foundation dedicated to America’s thirtieth president. For more information and to access an application visit: https://coolidgescholars.org/about/ All applications must be completed and received by January 16, 2020.

Have you checked your EFC on your SAR from your FAFSA? This is important because... COA-EFC=NEED! If you have no idea what this means you better schedule a meeting with your College Counselor ASAP!

Submit essays, stories, poems, artwork, academic papers, etc. 1.Send to hookumu@ksbe.edu 2.Title your email HO‘OKUMU SUBMISSION. 3.Attach artwork using this template for file name: Type of Art_Title of Piece_Name of Student (Grade)_Teacher Name (Ex: Essay_Wild Wind_Kimo Kealoha (12)_Vinta 4.Include these things in the body of your email: A.your preferred name; B.your current grade level C.the medium/type of art D.the name of your current English teacher E.the title of your piece; and F.a brief bio. (one or two sentences about you and/or your piece). Please be sure your work is included in an attachment and is NOT a part of the body of your email. You will receive confirmation upon receipt of your submission and again if your work is accepted for publication. All contributors receive a complimentary copy. Teachers are encouraged to submit student work composed in their classes. Early submissions are given preference. Mahalo for your interest in our magazine!

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/

This contest is open to the class of 2023! Help create a design for your class apparel. ● Designs may be drawn in black ink or graphic design. ● Designs in pencil or drawn on any other sized paper will not be considered. (Size of paper: 8”x11”). ● Please refer to the following guidelines. If your drawings include human figures: 1) they must include a male and female (not just one gender); 2) the male and female must be at the same level (not one higher than the other); 3) their physical features must be within the range of the average body proportions (i.e. no extremes in terms of muscles, bust line, etc.) ● If you add any Hawaiian words or phrases, you must have the Language Department Head initial your work, indicating that there are no errors in your use of Hawaiian or in the English translation. In addition, please provide the translation and the originations of the phrase, if any. ● The current class logo will also be included somewhere on the apparel. ● DESIGN DEADLINE: YOUR DESIGN (WITH SIGNATURES, IF NEEDED) MUST BE ATTACHED TO THIS DOCUMENT AND TURNED IN TO THE ʻAKAHI STUDENT CENTER NO LATER THAN 3:30 P.M. ON FRIDAY December 13, 2019. NO OTHER ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE DEADLINE. ● Designs with no names will not be considered. ● The final design(s) will be voted on by the class. ● The selected design will be printed on apparel which will be available for pre-order in early 2020. ● The winner(s) of the design contest will receive one free t-shirt each. ● If you have any questions please contact Kumu Kapua at kareeves@ksbe.edu.

Junior Guidance by College Counselors: "Questionaire", will be held on Monday, 12/9 (2,4,6,8) and Tuesday, 12/10 (1,3,5,7), for all Juniors. Check your class schedule for your assigned guidance period, then check the bulletin boards outside the Haleakala Counseling Center and Konia 108-109 for your assigned dates and locations. Mrs. Bagayas' students will meet in Midkiff Learning Center - Kona (Mr. Arroyo & Mr. Kaonohi) area and Mr. Marr's students will meet in the Midkiff Learning Center-Mauka area (Mr. Morales & Mrs. Baum). ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY - FAILURE TO ATTEND WILL RESULT IN DETENTION. NO SWITCHING OF PERIODS IS ALLOWED UNLESS CLEARED BY YOUR COLLEGE COUNSELOR PRIOR TO YOUR ASSIGNED GUIDANCE PERIOD! PLEASE BRING YOUR FULLY CHARGED LAPTOP AND STUDENT ID FOR ATTENDANCE!

The talented students of the Kamehameha Schools—Kapālama High School Performing Arts Department is delighted to invite you and your ‘ohana to its annual Christmas Concert, Nū ‘Oli, Nū ‘Oli, He Nū Kamaha‘o! Join us at the Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall as our haumāna present a colorful medley of traditional and contemporary music, song and dance. Concert date and times are: Saturday, December 1 at 4:00 pm and 7:30 pm Two tickets per family will be available on a first-come first-served basis, at the following locations: High School – Smith Office (11/12)- Mrs. Shannon Cadell High School – Pākī Office (9/10) - Mrs. U‘i Cameron Tickets are complimentary but necessary for admission. Performing students will receive tickets from their directors. Come and enjoy as our haumāna ring in this cheerful holiday season for all to enjoy. Mele Kalikimaka iā kākou!

Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum is committed to supporting individuals who dream of a future in aviation. The Museum’s Scholarship Funds perpetuate their mission and vision, enabling recipients to pursue training and education to accomplish their goals. For more information and to access the scholarships visit: https://www.pearlharboraviationmuseum.org/education/scholarships/ The scholarship application deadline is January 21, 2020

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

Can you pat your head and rub your ‘ōpū? Or how about pull a rabbit out of a hat? Or maybe you can rock a guitar like nobody's business. Well, whatever your talent is, we wanna see it! Sign-ups for Warriors Got Talent 2020 is now open to haumāna and kumu! To sign up, go to the link below! You will need to submit a short clip or description of your performance to the email provided on the Google Form after completing the form. There will be a mandatory meeting held on January 10, 2020, in Midkiff during the I&E period for all participants that have submitted an entry. The event will be held at Kekūhaupiʻo Gym on Friday, January 24, 2020, which will be a PM schedule. Hope to see you all there! Good luck! sign up link: https://forms.gle/Sd9mxAgbTLkdFWb8A

Let's hear those sleigh bells jingle!!! It's time to dust off the creativity and bring those costumes out of storage. It's Christmas Spirit Week on the hill!!! Please see the guidelines below for appropriate attire. Activities will be taking place throughout the week, dress up days will take place on 12/10, 11 & 12 ONLY. PowderPuff Football will also be happening on Konia Field during the I & E periods on 12/9, 10 & 12 with a possible make up game on the 13 if need be. HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENING FOR THE WEEK: Monday 12/9: Christmas Karaoke during the lunch blocks. The best way to spread Christmas cheer, is to sing loud so all can hear. No Dress Up Day, regular school uniform. Sorry. Tuesday 12/10: Ugly Sweater Day. Ugly sweaters may be worn over MODEST/APPROPRIATE/TASTEFUL/NON-DISTRACTING t-shirt, blouse, or uniform shirt. BOTTOMS MUST BE UNIFORM. SHOES MUST BE WORN. Wednesday 12/11: Warrior Wednesday. Follow Warrior Wednesday guidelines. But feel free to spruce up your Warrior wear with Christmas hats, pins, etc. Thursday 12/12: It's Christmas!! Dress up as your favorite classic Christmas Character (e.g. Santa, or a reindeer, or Frosty, or an angel) or from one of the 12 days of Christmas (e.g. a minah bird or 7 swans a swimming, or 5 beeeg fat peeegs). See Thursday's guidelines below. Friday 12/13: Cookie Decorating contest in ‘Akahi during both lunches. No Dress Up Day, regular school uniform. Sorry. GUIDELINES FOR THURSDAY: a. No masks (painted faces are acceptable.) b. Temporary colored hair is also acceptable c. No scanty attire. Be modest. Be appropriate. Be tasteful. d. Upper and lower body must be fully clothed. e. Costumes need to be appropriate and in good taste. f. Necklines should fall no lower than the armpits and tops should be long enough to tuck in (no bare midriffs). g. All shorts, skirts, and dresses MUST fall at the knee. h. No pajama bottoms, pajama attire, sweats, or short/skimpy athletic shorts allowed. Board shorts are okay as long as they fit properly. i. Spaghetti straps, tank tops, and t-shirts are NOT allowed. Strapless tops are not allowed. Not even under sweaters or jackets. j. Leggings/Jeggings/LulaRoe/Spanks, etc. are allowed as long as it is an appropriate part of your costume and is covered by shorts or skirts of the appropriate length. k. Please refrain from using profane and/or inappropriate images, slogans, or costume pieces. No obscene pictures, wording, inappropriate images, or promotion of alcohol, drugs, weapons, or gangs. l. Any mess created by your costume (paint, debris, etc.) should be cleaned up by that student. m. No props depicting alcohol, drugs, or weapons. n. Crocs, sandals and Slippers are allowed.

Interested in becoming a paramedic? Want to know what it's like to save lives? KS Lifesavers club will be hosting a Paramedic from EMS on December 10th in Midkiff Mauka during the I&E period. Please sign up for the presentation at https://forms.gle/qAWq1fWL77wFNhNn9 This is a first come first serve event. 22 seats remaining.

Curious how the world works? Wonder how things move and interact with one another? Ever want to do really weird and crazy experiments that you'd never typically do in your regular science class? Well then Hui Akeakamai is the club for you! (oh and also there may be extra credit)... We recently had our first club meeting where we witnessed the "Board of Occasional Barf", didn't expect that huh? Our next club meeting will be on Monday, December 9 at Konia 212 during the I&E Period to discuss our plans for the upcoming semester. The experiments and events only get better from here, so if you're interested, please fill out the Google Form below: https://forms.gle/o7pErHjgJwgsszPx6 You don't need to be a genius, or even taking Physics, to be a part of this club -- all you need is a pinch of curiosity. Come, check it out, and prepare to be amazed :)

Kīna‘u Hale Dormitory will be selling Teddy Bear and Christmas Sock Santagrams for $5 on Monday, December 9th, Wednesday, December 11th & Thursday, December 12th at Pākī Breezeway and Ewa side of the Auditorium from 11a - 12p.