Kapalama High School

 

Summary Daily Bulletin for Saturday, August 17, 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.

As a reminder to students, footwear is required in ‘Akahi Dining Hall.

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.

Your 2019-2020 I.D. card should have been issued to you in homeroom. Students who did not receive an I.D. card in homeroom should report to the ‘Akahi Student Center. PLEASE NOTE: THE 2018-2019 I.D. CARDS ARE NO LONGER VALID AND WILL NOT BE HONORED FOR ANY SCHOOL-RELATED FUNCTIONS. THE OLD I.D. CARD SHOULD BE TURNED IN TO YOUR HOMEROOM TEACHER. OLD I.D.'S WILL BE CONFISCATED FROM ANY STUDENT WHO ATTEMPTS TO USE THEM. STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO REFER TO THE STUDENT HANDBOOK REGARDING POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR REPLACEMENT I.D. CARDS. Lost or stolen I.D.'s will be replaced at the ‘Akahi Student Center at a cost of $10.00.

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.

Log on to http://connect.ksbe.edu/features/bulletin/requestannouncement.php. Announcements must be received by 9:00 a.m. the day before they are to appear in the bulletin. If you are unable to send an announcement online, please call Ext. 28531.

Prologue to Bates is a three-day program where qualified seniors from underrepresented groups are invited to come to Bates to explore the opportunities the College has to offer. The program offers participants opportunities to sit in on classes, attend presentations on such topics as life at Bates and studying in the liberal arts, and join faculty, students, and staff members in special dinners and other social events. Bates will host students from October 13-15. Application deadline: September 1, 2019. To access the application visit: http://www.bates.edu/admission/prologue/

HOME is an on-campus, overnight program connecting African American, Black, Latinx/Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander, and multiracial high school seniors to the clubs, organizations, and resources that unite Johns Hopkins’ multicultural community. This is an opportunity for students to get a first-hand look at what Hopkins is all about, from academics to life outside the classroom, spend time on campus and hear from current students. Students who are accepted to the HOME program will learn more about the university's commitment to underrepresented students. Space for HOME is limited and an application is required. The deadline to apply is September 1. For more information and to access an application visit: https://apply.jhu.edu/home-program/

CWRU, a top-ranked private research university in Ohio, is hosting Diversity Overnights designed for smart and curious high school seniors from diverse backgrounds. The program provides participants with an in-depth look at the opportunities available to Case Western Reserve University students. Students will also be able to engage with faculty during classes and discussions, and explore this beautiful campus located in the heart of Cleveland’s University Circle neighborhood. CWRU will cover the transportation costs of participants. The priority application deadline is Aug. 15, however, applications will be accepted through Sept. 1 for the October program and through Oct. 1 for the November program. For more information and to access an application visit:

The Grinnell Diversity Program offers you the chance to apply for a FREE trip to campus so you can discover your place at one the nation's top liberal arts colleges. The 2019 Diversity Preview Program will be held from September 29-30, 2019. Applications are due by September 4, 2019. For more information and to access an application visit:

The Have-A-Look (HAL) program is designed to help prospective students from diverse backgrounds become acquainted with the academic and social opportunities at Haverford. The program gives students the opportunity to interact with professors, visit classes, learn about multiculturalism on campus, hear current Haverfordians' perspectives, and immerse themselves in the Haverford experience. HAL offers need-based travel scholarships for students who require financial assistance. The priority deadline for the program is September 5; you must apply by this date if you are requesting a travel scholarship. The final deadline for applications is September 15. Program Dates: October 6-8, 2019 To access an application visit: https://www.haverford.edu/havealook

Oberlin’s Multicultural Visit Program (MVP) is a selective, all-expenses-paid visit program for high-achieving high school seniors interested primarily in the College of Arts and Sciences. The program invites students from diverse backgrounds such as Black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Hispanic/Latino/a/x, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander to apply. It is a highly selective program, seeking students serious about Oberlin and their education. All participants will stay in residence halls, tour the campus, visit classes, attend admissions and financial aid workshops, and most importantly, meet current students, professors, and admissions staff. For more information about the two (2) program dates and the application deadlines visit: https://www.oberlin.edu/admissions-and-aid/campus-visits/visit-programs/mvp

Lehigh University offers selected students interested in a culturally based overnight program the opportunity to immerse themselves in life at Lehigh for two days and one night through the Diversity Achievers Program (DAP). Participants will interact with current students from around the world, learn about support services, enjoy dinner and fun at one of their local attractions, and will be hosted by a current Lehigh student in a residence hall. Application materials are due by September 6, 2019. For more information and to apply visit: http://www1.lehigh.edu/admissions/undergrad/visit/dap

Davidson College in North Carolina would like to invite high school seniors for a two-night visit where they will be able to attend class and interact with current Davidson students, faculty, and staff. The priority deadline for application submission is Monday, August 26; the final deadline is Monday, September 16. To be considered for Access Davidson, please complete and submit the application found in the link below. Please note that answers cannot be saved and the application must be completed in one sitting. Program dates are Sunday, November 3rd to Tuesday, November 5th. For more information and to access an application visit: https://admission.davidson.edu/register/accessdavidson

Please submit all field trip requests for Quarter 1 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!

The CANOE Academy is a free college and health career success course directed by the Hawai’i Pacific Basin Area Health Education Center (AHEC). The Academy provides year-long support through once a month in-person sessions to students who may face academic or economic challenges but are still motivated to pursue higher secondary education and a health care related field. In addition to extensive exposure to health careers and community needs, students will receive personalized resume, scholarship, financial aid, and college application support. Participants will also receive free American Heart Association CPR, /AED/ First Aid, HIPAA, and OSHA certifications. The 2019-2020 applications for CANOE Academy are now open and the deadline is September 1, 2019. For more info and to access an application visit: https://www.ahec.hawaii.edu/academy/

Dialogue with Denison is a weekend program (November 2-4) where participating students will engage in an extensive diversity workshop program, learn more about the resources available to multicultural students, and discover all that Denison at large has to offer. It is a weekend that will leave students with a good sense of the Denison community. And the best part, Dialogue with Denison is a fully-funded opportunity to visit campus! Students selected to participate in Dialogue with Denison will receive round trip transportation to campus and will be hosted on campus by a current student for two nights. For more information about the program and to access an application visit: https://denison.edu/campus/admission/dialogue-with-denison Applications are due Tuesday, October 1,

Love to argue, persuade, act, TALK?! Come see what KSD is all about. General Team Meetings are held during the I&E period EVERY Thursday starting on 8/15 at Haleakala Annex 32! Also, save the date for SPEECH & DEBATE WEEK where you can meet the team and learn more about the different categories! 8/20 - Debate Workshop 8/21 - Public Speaking Workshop 8/22 - Interpretation Workshop 8/23 - SOCIAL If you have any questions contact Kumu Kapua Reeves, kareeves@ksbe.edu or team president Noah Blaisdell, noah.blaisdell@imua.ksbe.edu

Boston University will host a reception for high school juniors and seniors and their families on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at the Kahala Resort & Hotel. This is a wonderful opportunity for students to learn more about BU and the college application process. Please note that all students who plan to attend should RSVP at: http://www.bu.edu/admissions/visit-us/bu-in-your-area/ Families should arrive approximately 30 minutes before the event for check-in.

Students in Grades 7-12 who are interested in participating in Cross Country are invited to begin attending practices for the 2019 season. Boys will meet at Mawaena Field every practice day. Girls will meet in the Kekūhaupiʻo Dance Studio every practice day. Boys and girls in Grades 9-12 practice every weekday at 3:45 PM. Boys in Grades 7-8 practice every weekday. Wednesday practices will begin at 1:45 PM. All other days’ practices will start at the usual 3:45 PM practice time. Girls in Grades 7-8 practice every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday at 3:45 PM. There is no practice for middle school girls on Wednesdays. All interested students must have an up-to-date physical (not older than 13 months) on file, their athletic form must be completed in KS Connect, and they must fill out the online sign-up form: https://kamehameha-kapalamawarriors.org/main/otherad/contentID/47427543. Questions? Please contact contact Coach Steve Jenness (Boys Cross Country) at sjenness@hawaii.rr.comor Coach Dave Friedemann (Girls Cross Country) at chrsdann@gmail.com.

Please log in to your KS Connect and go to the link on the left that says graduation. Enter your name exactly how you would like it to appear on your diplomas (you will receive both Hawaiian and English). Be sure to check capitalization, ʻokina, kahakō, and hyphens very carefully. Once you are done with your diploma, click on the yearbook tab and enter in your name, and place as you would like it to appear below your picture in the yearbook. When you are finished, ask your parents to approve your name. This must be completed by October 15th. Mahalo for your attention to this kuleana.

Preview Weekend is an overnight program designed to give seniors in high school the opportunity to explore both the academic and social aspects of the Trinity community, focusing on the first-generation, international, and student-of-color experience. Students will have the opportunity to: Stay in a residence hall with a current Trinity student, attend a class of their choosing and meet with top-notch liberal arts professors, interact with student leaders, learn more about the community and cultural houses, interview with a member of the Admissions Office. Program dates: Sunday, November 3 through Monday, November 4, 2019. Financial assistance is available for transportation to and from Trinity College. Attendees will also receive a Common Application fee waiver. For more information and to access an application visit: https://www.trincoll.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/preview-weekend/

Using a model town, teens will consider potential vulnerabilities within roadways, public works, communications, networks, and ecosystems. Participants will discuss tradeoffs and uncertainties associated with potential strategies for addressing these threats, focusing on the priorities and needs of a diverse community. At the events, conclusion participants will be able to visually see the impact their decisions had on the town. TEEN CLIMATE RESILIENCY WORKSHOP: Sunday, August 18, 2019, at 09:00AM - 1:00PM FREE Workshop (pre-registration required) $50 STIPEND for attending the event $25 STIPEND for completing a survey and essay about the event Attendees are required to be between the ages of 16 and 18. Register here: https://tinyurl.com/y2fdxb4c If you have any questions please feel free to contact: Ms. Moya Donahue modonahu@ksbe.edu or (808) 842-8499.

The sophomore class is in charge of providing parent kōkua at this year’s Welcome Back Dance. The dance is open to ALL KS Kapālama High School students. If you are CLEARED to volunteer and are willing and able to kōkua, please complete the online form at: http://bit.ly/ASKSWelcomeDance2019. We need approximately 15-20 parent kōkua. Here are the details: *Event: ASKS Welcome Back Dance *Time: 6:00pm-10:00pm (the dance starts at 6:30pm) *Date: Friday, August 30 *Location: Kekūhaupiʻo Gym **If you are NOT cleared yet but would like to volunteer, please be sure to complete and submit your volunteer paperwork ASAP! KS has implemented a new process which can take up to TWO WEEKS to complete, so if you haven’t already submitted your application, please do so right away. Volunteer applications can be downloaded at: https://apps.ksbe.edu/par/volunteering/.

The sophomore class is in charge of providing parent kōkua at this year’s Welcome Back Dance. The dance is open to ALL KS Kapālama High School students. If you are CLEARED to volunteer and are willing and able to kōkua, please complete the online form at: http://bit.ly/ASKSWelcomeDance2019. We need approximately 15-20 parent kōkua. Here are the details: *Event: ASKS Welcome Back Dance *Time: 6:00pm-10:00pm (the dance starts at 6:30pm) *Date: Friday, August 30 *Location: Kekūhaupiʻo Gym **If you are NOT cleared yet but would like to volunteer, please be sure to complete and submit your volunteer paperwork ASAP! KS has implemented a new process which can take up to TWO WEEKS to complete, so if you haven’t already submitted your application, please do so right away. Volunteer applications can be downloaded at: https://apps.ksbe.edu/par/volunteering/.

Interested in giving back to the ʻāina, kai, and in our community? Join the Students Give Back Club (SGB Club). Our first club meeting will be Tuesday, August 20 at 2:30 p.m. in Midkiff 1st floor. Each month we volunteer to give back to the community such as loʻi cleaning (Kanewai and Kakoʻo ʻŌiwi, whale counting with NOAA, invasive algae removal at Paepae O Heʻeial, beach clean-ups with Sustainable Coastlines during Triple Crown Season, helping with AccesSurf, removing sand in auwai in Loko Ea Fishpond, caroling to Kupuna, raising money for Unicef, and many more. Club dues are $5. This year we will also be traveling to Yosemite National Park in California during spring break. If you have questions e-mail Kumu Lea Arce-Enoka at learce@ksbe.edu

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.

NWEA FALL 2019 MAP TESTING SCHEDULE: Test: MAP READING TEST Where: Assigned Study Hall Period When: Thursday August 22 - A DAY (Periods 1, 3, 5, and 7) or Friday August 23 - B DAY (Periods 2, 4, 6, and 8) Test: MAP MATH TEST Where: Assigned Study Hall Period When: Monday August 26 - A DAY (Periods 1, 3, 5, and 7) or Tuesday August 27 - B DAY (Periods 2, 4, 6, and 8) REMINDERS: • Please bring fully charged laptops to study hall on assigned test day • MAP testing is required of all freshman and will be taken again during the Spring semester • MAP tests are untimed so do not worry if additional time is needed • If students need additional time or are absent on test days, make-ups will be assigned during open period or study hall on August 29, 30, Sept 3, 5 or 6. Questions or Concerns? Please email Dr. Pua Higa at dahiga@ksbe.edu

Are you interested in helping and protecting animals while having fun? Then come to Konia 110 on MONDAY 08/19 during the I & E period, and attend our first meeting of the school year. If you have any questions, please contact Kumu Moya Donahue at modonahu@ksbe.edu

Do you have a dog or know of a dog that needs a bath? If so, then bring the dog to our annual Cat/Dog Hugger Club fundraiser on SUNDAY, 08/25 from 1:00P - 4:00P. This DOGWASH will be held in Kaimuki at the Animal Clinic of Honolulu 1048 Koko Head Avenue 96816 (right across the street from the Kaimuki Library). This DOGWASH event includes a SILENT AUCTION, FOOD TRUCKS, GAMES, and OTHER LOCAL VENDORS too. Tickets are currently being sold by Cat/Dog Hugger Club officers for $10.00. All proceeds of the ticket sales will go to our club. If you have any questions regarding purchasing a ticket, please contact Kumu Moya Donahue at modonahu@ksbe.edu

Practices will be held on the following days at the following bowling establishments. August 19, 20 at Shafter, 3:30 pm - 5pm; August 21, 23 at Hickam Lanes -- 3:30 pm - 5:30pm; August 27 at Shafter, 3:30pm - 5pm; August 28, 30 at Hickam Lanes, 3:30pm - 5:30pm--all the above subject to change. The mini bus will leave Konia circle approximately 3:10pm and Paki half circle approximately 3:20pm. If you have questions/concerns, call coach Mickie at 842-8324 (office) or 228-2334 (cell).

Practices will be held on the following days at the following bowling establishments. August 19, 20 at Hickam Lanes -- 3:30pm - 5:30pm; August 23 at Shafter--3:30pm - 5pm; August 26, 27 at Hickam lanes--3:30pm - 5:30pm; August 29 at Shafter--3:30pm-5pm--all the above subject to change. Pick ups will be at Konia circle and Paki half circle. If you have questions / concerns, call coach Mickie at 842-8324 (office) or 228-2334 (cell).

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

Come cheer on the Warriors as they take on perennial American Samoa powerhouse Fagaʻitua! This game is a BLUE-OUT, so wear navy blue to show your school pride! Date: Friday, August 23, 2019 Place: Kūnuiākea Stadium Gates Open: 5:00 PM Kickoff: 7:00 PM Admission will be charged for all entrants to the game. No passes or other methods of free or discounted admission will be accepted at the gate. Once admitted, NO REENTRY will be permitted once spectators exit the stadium. Admission Prices: General: $7.00 Students (K-12 with ID): $5.00 Seniors (65+ years): $5.00

He Welo Noʻeau - Evening Classes for the Kamehameha Community! High school students, parents, faculty, and staff are invited to register for He Welo Noʻeau evening classes at Kaʻiwakīloumoku Hawaiian Cultural Center. Weekly classes will be held from September 9 - November 7, 2019 on Mondays or Thursdays, 5:30pm - 7:30pm. Please visit the link below for more information and to register. Registration is now open and will close on Thursday, September 5 at 4:00pm. **Each participant must register individually on a first come, first serve basis Register Here If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Bowe Souza at 842-8029 or bosouza@ksbe.edu. Mahalo!

Planners are here! They are available to all students, faculty, and staff. No need to pre-order- just come by and pick one up at Smith 003!

Check the boards in front of Pākī Office, Study Hall or Kekūanāoʻa 206 to see our schedule. Attendance to your assigned guidance period is MANDATORY. Your CHARGED laptop is REQUIRED.