Waiakea High SchoolDaily Bulletin

Bulletin# 102

Tuesday  January 27,  2004

SY 2003-2004


 

                                               

GENERAL

JUNIOR JAGUAR SHOW

Find that perfect Valentine's day gift for someone special.  Stay tuned to Channel 54 as Kirk Usui and Stacie Akiona search for the perfect Valentine's day gift on the Junior Jaguar Show.  Showtimes are February 3@7:00 p.m. and February 14@12:30 p.m.  DON'T MISS IT! - M. Akiona

WAIAKEA SFF STUDENT CREDIT UNION OPENING!

The Waiakea SFF Student Credit Union has officially opened and we are open during lunch recess, so stop by, pick up an application form, OR drop off your completed form with parent signature, parent/student photocopy of ID (if you don't have a driver's license or state ID, birth certificate and social security card must be photocopied) and OPEN AN ACCOUNT TODAY!  If you open an account anytime from the 20th to the 30th, you will be eligible for our GRAND PRIZE DRAWING for 2 Round Trip Interisland Tickets and 6 $25 Prince Kuhio Gift Certificates.  Grand prize winners will be announced on Friday, January 30th, on the OFFICIAL GRAND OPENING of our credit union.  Must be present to win.  - S. Kojima

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

SCIENCE IN ACTION CLASS

Want a "SCIENCE IN ACTION" class next year? Sign up for either Bio-Agriscience or Aquascience - 1 credit/year class.

It's a smart choice. - G. Victorine

DISNEYLAND GRAD NITE

Seniors who are planning to attend GRAD NITE at DISNEYLAND, remainder of payment is due on MARCH 1st. - T. Kawada

SENIOR SCHOLARSHIPS

HARRIET BOUSLOG LABOR SCHOLARSHIP (ILWU): for seniors who will be attending UH-Manoa or UH-Hilo who are children or grandchildren of ILWU members or retirees.  Essays required.  Applications available in GRAC.  Value:  $1,000 per semester, renewable for up to 8 semesters.  Deadline:  April 1st.

RONALD REAGAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND: for seniors enrolled in one of the ten public high schools in Hawaii County.  1000 word essay required.  Application & more information available in GRAC.  Value:  3 - $500 scholarships.  Deadline:  April 15th. - T. Kawada

DO YOU LIKE TO BE IN THE GREAT OUTDOORS?

If you desire to someday work in the Outdoors as a career option, then consider signing up next year for the Natural Resources Career Pathway Core (1 credit/year) to check out what it is like work in the Natural Resources(Nature). Any questions, see me at K-101. - G. Victorine

MORE SENIOR SCHOLARSHIPS

ASSOCIATED CHINESE UNIVERSITY WOMEN: for seniors of Chinese or part-Chinese ancestry with a minimum GPA of 3.5. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents & demonstrate high scholastic achievement, character, school and/or community service and financial need.  Application packets available in GRAC.  Value: $1,500 granted in two installments to five students.  Deadline:  February 28th.

EDWIN M. KUNIYUKI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: offered by Hawaii Schools Federal Credit Union. Applicants must be a member of Hawaii Schools Federal Credit Union, have graduated in 2004, be entering his/her freshman year in an accredited college or university, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and have a scholastic record of intellectual promise.  Essay & two recommendation forms required.  Applications available in GRAC.  Value: $1,000.  Deadline:  March 5th.   - T. Kawada

PSAT SCORE REPORTS

Reminder to students who took the PSAT/NMSQT in October:  Your score reports may be picked up in GRAC during morning and lunch recess. - T. Kawada

SR. PROM

*  This year's Senior Prom will be held on Sunday, March 21st.  Permission forms are available at H-105 & E-103 during recesses.  Bid sales begin Jan. 26th and end Feb. 6th at H-105.  Bid sales the week of Jan. 26 -Jan 30 will take place during lunch recess ONLY, the week of Feb. 2 - Feb 6 during morning and lunch recesses.  Be sure to clear all obligations.  See Ms. K. Kelly in H-105 for any questions

*  CORRECTION TO SR. PROM PERMISSION FORM: Doors open at 5:30pm and close at 6:00pm, not open 6:00pm and close at 6:30pm. - K. Kelly

PRIZES FOR READERS OF MOST TITLES

Congratulations and thank you to the following for reading the most books during our Reading Challenge:

Kuuipo Brown, 34 books; Whitney Nekoba, 21 books; Lucianne Pukahi, 16 books; Mrs. Paula DeMorales, 11; Ms. Patricia Richardson, 10; Nicholas Lum, 9; Robyn Patterson, 8; Nicholas Figueira, 7; Mrs. Elaine Oba, 7; Kathie Lee, 6 ; Mrs. Colleen Ray, 5; Angela Beck, 5; Shaelie Nakaishi, 5; Valerie Kitamori, 5; Colin Jones, 4; David Doll, 4; Mrs. Leslie Fox, 4; and Shayla Kahele, 3 video booktalks.

The most popular book entry is WHALE RIDER by Witi Ihimaera, with 32 entries; followed by A CHILD CALLED IT, David Pelzer's autobiography, then the HARRY POTTER series, LORD OF THE RING series and NIGHT by Elie Wiesel.  Also popular are A WALK TO REMEMBER by Nicholas Sparks; THE FIVE PEOPLE YOU MEET IN HEAVEN by Mitch Albom, THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA by Ernest Hemingway; and A SEPARATE PEACE by John Knowles.  Please continue to READ TO SUCCEED! - G. Kobayashi

NEW SENIOR SCHOLARSHIPS

ROBERT C. BYRD HONORS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: for high school seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.3 & combined SAT score of 1270 &/or ACT score of 29.  School activities, leadership positions, community involvement, work experience, recognitions & awards also considered.  Personal essay required.  Value: $1,500  Applications available in GRAC. Deadline: March 19th.

HAWAII SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS:  for seniors with a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher who have demonstrated leadership and participation in extracurricular & community service activities.  Two recommendation letters needed.   Applications available in GRAC.  Value:  Minimum $500.  Deadline:  March 15, 2004.

BIG ISLAND FEDERAL CREDIT UNION:  students must demonstrate academic excellence, scholarly activities, service & extra-curricular activities.  Statement of career & academic goals & two letters of recommendations required.  Applications available in GRAC.  Value:  2 - $500 awards for 2-yr. post secondary & 4 - $1,000 awards for 4-yr. post-secondary.  Deadline:  March 19th.

HAWAII EMERGENCY PHYSICIANS ASSOCIATED (HEPA):  for graduating seniors with compelling financial need from East Hawaii. Two letters of recommendation and FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) required. Applications available in GRAC.  Value: 4 - $1,000 scholarships.  Deadline:  Receipt by:  March 31st.   - T. Kawada

JUNIORS AND SENIOR - CLASS RINGS

Mr. Keenan Goo, our Balfour Company representative in charge of class rings will be at the library on Thursday, January 29, during morning recess, for juniors and seniors who wish to place a class ring order or have previously ordered and need to pick up their rings.  Don't forget...Thursday, 1/29 morning recess.  Mahalo. - J. Kruse

YEARBOOK PICTURE TAKING

Yearbook picture taking for the following clubs on Thursday, Jan. 29, at the times indicated:  Hawaiian - 9:55; Spanish - 10:00; Sierra - 10:05; Robotics - 10:10.  Meet at the Rock Garden. - P. King

 

 

SPORTS

 

 

MEETINGS

SENIOR BLOOD DRIVE

Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 27th during lunch recess in GRAC.  Seniors who would like to help, please attend. - T. Kawada

COMMENCEMENT COMMITTEE

Remember, committee members, our meeting this week is on Thursday, January 29, lunch recess in B-203, NOT on Tuesday.  Be prepared to report to the rest of the committee what progress you are making as a sub-chair on your given responsibilities.  If you are not able to attend Thursday's meeting, please see Ms. Kruse prior to the meeting.  Mahalo. - J. Kruse

ATTENTION ALL SOPHOMORES

There will be a Variety Show meeting today, in F104 (Ms. Borges' room) during lunch recess.  All interested in either dancing of being on the committee should attend.  We will be discussing practice schedules and much more.  See you there! - P. Borges

VARIETY SHOW PARTICIPANTS

Meeting during lunch in GRAC conference room.  Please bring music that you would like to dance to. - J. Lyman-Mandaloniz

 

 

FACULTY & STAFF

GENERAL FACULTY MEETING/STATUS/SCHOOL YEAR AHEAD/FOL ORGANIZATION

January 28, Wednesday - P. Nekoba

WAIAKEA SFF STUDENT CREDIT  UNION OPENING!

The Waiakea SFF Student Credit Union has officially opened and we are open during lunch recess, so stop by, pick up an application form, OR drop off your completed form with parent signature, parent/student photocopy of ID (if you don't have a driver's license or state ID, birth certificate and social security card must be photocopied) and OPEN AN ACCOUNT TODAY!  If you open an account anytime from the 20th to the 30th, you will be eligible for our GRAND PRIZE DRAWING for 2 Round Trip Interisland Tickets and 6 $25 Prince Kuhio Gift Certificates.  Grand prize winners will be announced on Friday, January 30th, on the OFFICIAL GRAND OPENING of our credit union.  Must be present to win.  - S. Kojima

 

 

Editor:  Kori Medeiros                                     Last Edited By:  Kori Medeiros     

 Date:  01/26/2004                                         Edit Date:  01/26/2004