Waiakea High SchoolDaily Bulletin

Bulletin# 98

Wednesday  January 21,  2004

SY 2003-2004


 

                                               

GENERAL

FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOP

A free Financial Aid Workshop for seniors and their parents will be held on Thursday, January 22nd at 6:30 p.m. at the Waiakea High School cafeteria.  Information will include how the Financial Aid process works, how to complete the FAFSA and information on State & Private Scholarships and Financial Aid Web Sites.  College bound seniors and their parents are encouraged to attend. - T. Kawada

LAST WEEK TO ORDER YEARBOOKS

Yearbook orders will be taken during the week of January 20-23 during lunch recess in Mrs. King's class (D 201).  This is your last chance to order a 2003-04 yearbook.  No extra books will be ordered, so make sure you purchase one now. - P. King

ATTENTION ALL SOPHOMORES!

Interested in dancing and showing some class spirit?  Well if you are then sign up in C-204 or F-104 for Variety Show. - P. Borges

SENIOR SCHOLARSHIPS

2004 SAN WALTON (WAL-MART) COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP:  Based on financial need, activities & academic merit. Applications available in GRAC or at www.walmartfoundation.org.  Deadline February 1, 2004. - T. Kawada

JUNIOR JAGUAR SHOW

Is there a special someone that you need to get an awesome Valentine gift for? Then watch our Valentine's show titled "What to buy that special someone" as Kirk Usui and Tracie Akiona search for that perfect Valentine's gift.  Showtimes on channel 54 are:

January 20@ 7:00 p.m., January 26@ 7:00 p.m.,  February 3@ 7:00 p.m., February 14@ 12:30 p.m, February 19@ 6:00 p.m., and February 28@ 12:30 p.m.  DON'T MISS IT!  Also your final chance to watch a previous show called "Fearless" will be shown in U101 on January 21 during lunch recess. - M. Akiona

SENIOR SCHOLARSHIPS

FUKUNAGA SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION:  students who want to pursue studies in business administration at an accredited 4 year college.  Scholarship value is $2,500 per year.  Applications avaialable at GRAC.  Deadline: February 15, 2004.

COMMITMENT TO AGRICULTURE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:  for 100 high school seniors who come from a farm family and plan to pursue a career in agriculture.  Applications available in GRAC or at www.Monsanto.com or www.NAFB.com.  Deadline:  February 15, 2004.  - T. Kawada

SENIOR SCHOLARSHIPS

ZONTA CLUB OF HILO: open to female seniors with evidence of leadership, community service and dedicated to the advancement of the status of women.  Requires several essays and two letters of recommendation.  Deadline:  February 20, 2004.  Come to GRAC for more information. - T. Kawada

DECA STORE IS NOW OPEN!

Thank you for your patience, our annual inventory process is over and we are NOW OFFICIALLY OPEN AGAIN!  Stop by and get some munchies to satisfy your hunger or drinks to satisfy your thirst.  Thank you for supporting the WHS DECA Warriors. - S. Kojima

SENIOR T-SHIRTS

Seniors, it's time to order your class t-shirt.  E-103 morning and lunch recess from Jan. 21-Jan. 30.  Cost is $12.00 S-XL and $13.00 XXL or larger.  For your name to be printed on the shirt, you must have paid your dues and filled out the publication consent form.  Check the list at E-103 to see if your name is on and if it is spelled correctly... we will NOT be responsible for any misspelled names. - J. Yamamoto

 

 

 

MORE SENIOR SCHOLARSHIPS

HAWAII PACIFIC UNIVERSITY SPIRIT SCHOLARSHIP: for students planning to attend HPU.  Requirements include minimum GPA of 2.5 and outstanding extracurricular involvement in high school.  Value:  50% Tuition waiver.  Application available in GRAC.  Deadline:  February 16th.

HAWAII PACIFIC UNIVERSITY PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP:  for students planning to attend HPU.  Requirements include minimum GPA of 3.5 and SAT combined score of 1100 or ACT score of 24.  Application available in GRAC.  Deadline:  February 16th.

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MILITARY COMPTROLLERS (ASMC-Aloha Chapter): for students entering a field of study directly related to financial/resource management.  Two letters of recommendation required.  Value: one $1,000 & two $500 scholarships. Applications available in GRAC.  Deadline: received by February 27th.

NATIVE HAWAIIAN LEADERSHIP PROJECT:  for Hawaiian students who intend to enroll in an accredited 2 or 4 year college. FAFSA and minimum GPA of 3.2 required.  Application forms available in GRAC.  Deadline:  March 1st.

HAHPERD-THE HAWAII ASSOCIATION FOR HEALTH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION, RECREATION & DANCE: for students interested in pursuing a career in teaching health education, physical education, dance or recreation leadership.  Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and two letters of recommendation.  Applications available in GRAC.  Deadline:  March 1st.

 - T. Kawada

APPLICATIONS FOR GIFTED AND TALENTED ENGLISH CLASSES

If you are interested in enrolling in a G/T English class next year, you must apply.  See Mrs. Naungayan in D204 for an application and to sign up for the test. - S. Naungayan

UNIVERSAL TECHNICAL INSTITUTE

A representative from Universal Technical Institute will be in Mr. Kiyan's Auto Shop on Thursday, January 22nd during pds. 2 & 4 and on Friday, January 23rd during pds. 1, 3 & 5.  Seniors interested in automotive technology, diesel & industrial technology, marine & motorcycle technology should drop by for more information. - T. Kawada

SENIOR CAP AND GOWN ORDERS

As of February 1st a late fee of $10 will be added to all cap & gown orders making the total fee $43.  If you have not yet ordered your cap and gown, but plan to participate in the graduation ceremony, please do so before Feb. 1st.  Order forms are available from Ms. Kruse in B-203.  Mahalo. - J. Kruse

WAIAKEA'S ANNUAL SHAKESPEARE COMPETITION

Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors!  Sign up to participate in the Shakespeare Competition with your English teacher or Mr. Barnes in M102 on Feb 4, 2004.   Prepare a memorized monologue from a Shakespearean play of about 15 lines.  The winner will go Honolulu on Feb. 28, 2004 to represent the school in the state-wide competition. - D. Barnes

INTERESTED MARKETING STUDENTS!

If you are signing up for Marketing, and are a current sophomore or junior, there is no prerequisite.  Taking the Business Career Pathway Core is highly recommended.  If you have any questions regarding the Business & Marketing Institute or DECA, please see Mrs. Kojima, B-201.  Thank you. - S. Kojima

INTERACT CLUB

We are collecting old used childrens books this week. Please bring it to school by Thursday, lunch recess if you have any at home. They will be donated to a school/charity.  - N. Sumida

KIWIN'S SIGN-UPS

We are still looking for a couple of volunteers to help out with Math League - Sat. Jan. 31 at HCC from 9:00 to 12:00 or so.  Also, please come in during morning and or lunch recesses this week to work on Cancer Awareness Ribbons.  Thumbs-Up, Thumbs Down Movie Review Training is Jan. 23 from 3:00---4:00.  Lastly, there will be a beach clean-up this Sunday from 12:00-2:00 at Richardson's Park.  Thanks!  - C. Keller

NEW CLASS THIS SEMESTER?

Take care of your textbooks by coming to E-103 for your FREE book covers.   - D. Tanabe

JUNIOR CLASS VARIETY SHOW PERFORMERS

Juniors-Last chance to sign-up for Variety Show is today in P-18, see Mr. Calina or Mrs. Kotaki.  Remember this is your last chance!! - D. Kotaki

PIHANA NA MAMO

Attention Pihana Na Mamo club students, your Media Release forms are due.  Please turn-in to Mr. Calina or Mr. Guerrero in P-18 by Friday, January 23.  Phone calls will begin on Saturday, 1/24. - D. Kotaki

 

ENGLISH GIFTED AND TALENTED SCREENING:           

If you are currently enrolled in a GT English class, you need not  reapply for the next year's GT class;  however, you must have your G/T teacher sign your Registration Form.  MANDATORY TESTING FOR ALL NEW G/T ENGLISH CANDIDATES WILL BE CONDUCTED ON JANUARY  27TH AT 3 P.M. IN D204.  See Mrs. Naungayan for a packet and to sign up for the test, if you wish to apply. - S. Naungayan

BE COMPETITIVE!

Juniors are leading the Reading Challenge with 425 points.  Seniors follow with 156 points, then the sophomores with 87 points and freshmen with only 20 points.  SENIORS!  Don't give up yet.  Come and do more video booktalks.  Or get your English teacher to give you points for booktalks.   - G. Kobayashi

KEY CLUB PENNY WAR

Thank you to everyone who made a contribution to our Penny War last month.  The final results were Seniors negative 1689 pts; Freshmen negative 689 pts; Juniors negative 168 pts; and the winners of a new camera for their class council - the Sophomores with positive 3815 pts.  We received a total of $169.09 that will be donated to the victims of the San Diego Wildfires last fall.  Unfortunately, some inconsiderate individuals actually took some money out of the bottles before the end of the Penny War - if you know anything about this see Mrs. Sato (Q201) or leave an anonymous note in her box. - K. Sato

CORRECTION TO READING CHALLENGE POINTS!

Juniors still leading, BUT  the SOPHOMORES are now in 2nd Place with 182 points.  Seniors have161 points. - G. Kobayashi

KEY CLUB CONVENTION DELEGATES

Reminders - 1)  Your plane fare deposit was due yesterday (1/20), if you have not paid yet, see Mrs. Sato immediately.  2)  Your form SA-1 is due on Friday with all odd period teachers signed.  3)  Pick up Car Wash coupons from Mrs. Sato starting today. - K. Sato

 

 

SPORTS

GIRL'S GOLF PARENT MEETING

All girls who signed up for the golf team and their parents are to attend a mandatory meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 21st in the library at 7:00pm.  Team forms and season information will be discussed. - K. Yamase

PRO BOWL CLINIC PERMISSION FORMS

Permission forms for students who signed up for the Pro Bowl Clinic are due in Mr. Yamase's mailbox in the office by Friday, Jan. 23rd.  Students who fail to return the forms will have their place taken by someone else. - K. Yamase

VARSITY BASEBALL TRYOUTS

VARSITY BASEBALL TRYOUTS START MON. 1/26/04 AT 2:45 PM  WAIAKEA HIGH BASEBALL FIELD.  COMPLETED PHYSICAL FORM AND PARENT PERMISION FORM REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE. ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS SEE MR. CORREA IN E-101. - T. Correa

 

 

MEETINGS

FRESHMEN CLASS COUNCIL MEETING

Meeting during lunch recess, Thurs., 1/22, in Q202 - J. Iokepa

SENIOR CLASS BLOOD DRIVE

Hey Seniors, wanna help save a life?  Wanna be a part of the Senior Class Blood Drive?  Attend a Blood Drive meeting on Thursday, January 22nd, during lunch recess in GRAC.  Committees will be assigned.  See Leslie or Lyndee for more information.  - T. Kawada

ALL SENIORS

The mandatory meeting for all seniors interested in participating in this years Variety Show has been changed Wed. 1/21 at lunch recess in Q204.  Please let Mallory DeMattos or Ms. Botelho know if you are unable to attend. - L. Botelho

LATIN CLUB

Meeting on Thursday, January 22 during morning recess in C201.  Discussion of Fair Wind trip and recycling project. - P. Richardson

 

 

MAY DAY COMMITTEE

Meeting on Friday, January 23, 2004 during lunch recess in room C102.  Please see Malama or Pua if you cannot attend.  This is a very important meeting so please be prompt.  Mahalo - K. Kaleohano

SCIENCE CLUB STARGAZING

Meeting, Friday1/23 at the beginning of first recess in B-103 to discuss a stargazing trip for Saturday, January 31.  If you want to go up Mauna Kea and see the stars (and maybe some snow) come to our meeting this Friday. - M. Cahill

FRESHMEN & SOPHOMORE BANQUET, DECORATIONS COMMITTEE

Short meeting today, 1/21, morning recess at D 201. - P. King

 

FACULTY & STAFF

DEPARTMENT MEETING:  PLAN MID YEAR ASSESSMENT SBCP--SCHOOLWIDE ACTION

January 21, Wednesday - P. Nekoba

FANS

Anyone have extra classroom fans?  P12 would appreciate any that you have available.  Thank you! - J. Urasaki

DISMISSAL OF VARSITY SOCCER TEAMS

Please excuse the boy's and girl's varsity soccer team members at 10:30 Wednesday (1/21) to travel to Kau for a league game. - K. Yamase

DISMISSAL OF G/B VARSITY SOCCER TEAMS (WEDNESDAY, 1/21)

Please dismiss the members of the varisty G/B soccer teams at 9:30 to catch a bus to Kau at 10:00 today.  This schedule change is at the request of Robert's Hawaii in order for them to complete their school route obligations. - K. Yamase

ARCHFILE

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Editor:  Kori Medeiros                                     Last Edited By:  Brandee Okinaga     

 Date:  01/20/2004                                         Edit Date:  01/20/2004