Waiakea High SchoolDaily Bulletin

Bulletin# 103

Wednesday  January 28,  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

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

ATTENTION SENIORS!

We are looking for members of the class of '04 who may want to be involved in the Commencement Ceremony in one of the following positions:  song leader, piano accompanist, or vocal soloist for the Star Spangled Banner.  If interested,  please sign up with Ms. Kruse in B-203 or Mrs. Saijo in P-36 by Monday, February 2.  See Mari Ideue - Song Leader Chair, Mrs. Saijo or Ms. Kruse for more information.  Mahalo. - J. Kruse

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

 

 

 

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

SAY WHAT? HAVE FUN LEARNING!

WHS offers Drawing and Painting, General Art, Ceramics, and Photography!

Take an Art Course next year -- its good for the body, mind, and spirit. Sign up now at H Building! - A. Kelly

STRIDING FOR A CURE DAY:

Come to the quad today during lunch recess and make a personal donation to American Cancer Society.  All you do is drop your loose change or dollar bills into a teacher's cup as they walk around the quad.  Gumby from 95.9 will emcee this activity.  Let's show everyone that WHS students care in finding a cure for cancer. - D. Tanabe

START EATING HEALTHY DAY:

will be held tomorrow during lunch recess in the quad.  Apples, granola bars and other healthy items will be sold for reasonable prices.  Start living healthy! - D. Tanabe

 

 

SPORTS

 

 

MEETINGS

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

PIHANA NA MAMO

All Pihana Na Mamo students are invited to a SNACK party during first recess on Thursday, January 29 in P-18.  Admission is your FALL Semester report card.  Watch for invitation notes sent to your period 2 classes. - D. Kotaki

MATH LEAGUE

The Mandatory Test for Meet #3 will be given on Thursday, January 29, afterschool in room U203.  All members attending Meet #3 must be present.  Meet #3 will be held at HCC on Saturday, January 31. - C. Mizuno

KIWIN'S NEW AND OLD EXECUTIVE BOARD

There will be a mandatory meeting on Sunday at 10:00 in Mrs. Keller's room for the new and old executive board.  Thanks! - C. Keller

 

 

FACULTY & STAFF

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

January 28, Wednesday - P. Nekoba

TEACHERS:

Please participate in today's "Striding for a Cure Day."  Meet in front of E-103 during lunch recess and be prepared to walk around the quad and collect pledges from students.  you can even make your own personal donation by submitting a check to: American Cancer Society.  All participants will receive a discount coupon for Jamba Juice and will be eligible for great prizes.  All WHS faculty and staff are welcome! - D. Tanabe

ARCHFILE

Superintendent's Update for January 22, 2004

Hawaii Teacher Standards Board Committee Work Sessions and Business Meeting Agenda

 

Editor:  Kori Medeiros                                     Last Edited By:  Kori Medeiros     

 Date:  01/27/2004                                         Edit Date:  01/27/2004