Waiakea High SchoolDaily Bulletin

Bulletin# 105

Friday  January 30,  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

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

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 Idue - Song Leader Chair, Mrs. Saijo or Ms. Kruse for more information.  Mahalo. - J. Kruse

MATH LEAGUE

Practice for Meet #3 will be held today afterschool in Room U203.  Meet #3 will be tomorrow, January 31, at the HCC Cafeteria.  All members, please be there at 8:30 a.m. - C. Mizuno

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. KawadaNEW 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

 

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

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

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR SENIORS

HAWAII ROTARY YOUTH FOUNDATION:  for seniors applying as a full-time student to an accredited 4-yr. college; must be a US citizen & resident of Hawaii.  Scholastic achievement, involvement in community & campus activities & financial need considered.  Value:  $1,000 - $3,500.  Applications available in GRAC.  Deadline:  February 11th.

HILO WOMAN'S CLUB:  for female seniors with financial need, minimum GPA of 2.5, enrolling at UH-Hilo or Hawaii Community College.  Two letters of recommendation, two academic recommendations, FAFSA & personal statement required.  Applications available in GRAC.  Value:  2 - $1,000. Deadline:  receipt by April 15th.

NISSAN HAWAII HIGH SCHOOL HALL OF HONOR:  for athletes who are participating in any sports approved by the Hawaii High School Athletic Association.  Other considerations include: character, behavior, sportsmanship, involvement in community.  Applications available in GRAC.  Value:  12 - $2,000 scholarships.  Deadline:  receipt by April 28th. - T. Kawada

TRAFFIC

Due to traffic concerns, students leaving the student parking lot must exit through the upper driveway.  Drivers are not allowed to drive past the ramp.  Thank you. - J. Urasaki

SENIORS

Buy your senior class shirt for $12.00 at E103 during recess and lunch until this Friday.  You will need one for senior service retreat at the end of the year. - L. Botelho

JUNIORS

First come, first served for picture taking times and seating for Junior Ball outside E103 during morning and lunch recess. - M. Akiona

LOST AND FOUND

Any lost and found items will be kept for 45 days.  To recover lost items, please see me at GRAC.  Some lost items are bags, backpacks, and watches. - S. Ozaki

LEO CLUB MEMBERS

Chuckwagon tickets and monies due to B-102 by Mon, Feb 2, 04. - J. Hosaka

SHAKESPEARE COMPETITION

The last day to sign up with English teachers (or Mr. Barnes) is on Monday, February 02, 2004. - D. Barnes

ACS AWARENESS WEEK

Today is the last day for the American Cancer Society Awareness Week.  Please help by donating a little bit more to help us surpass last year's donation of $545.00.  Drop off money in your respective class's wishing well that is placed in E-103.  Let us help in finding a cure of cancer. - D- Tanabe

MAHALO

to everyone who donated to the teachers during the "Striding for a Cure" activity.  In just 25 minutes, $399.64 was raised.  The money will be donated to the American Cancer Society. - D. Tanabe

INTERESTED SOPHOMORES:

who would like to learn the legislative process, come to E-103 and sign up for the Legislative Leadership Program.  Teacher recommendation required.  Deadline:  February 3, 2004. - D. Tanabe

ACS AWARENESS WEEK LUCKY NUMBER DRAWING:

The lucky number winners are:  520366, 520225, 520296, 520227, 520219, 520237, 520370, 520367, 520346, 520317.  Grand prize winner of a $20.00 gift certificate from Shiigi Drug is 520299.  Bring your lucky number to E-103 and claim your prize.  Deadline to claim prize is Monday, Feb. 2. - D. Tanabe

 

 

SPORTS

 

 

MEETINGS

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

SOPHOMORES

Hey Sophomores, for all of you who have signed up to participate in Variety Show please come to a meeting today, January 30, during lunch recess in F104 (Mrs. Borges).  We will be finalizing the practice schedule.  If you cannot make the meeting, please inform either Crystal Motomura or Allison Sakoda.  Thank you. - P. Borges

SR. PROM COMMITTEE

Meeting today, 1/30 during morning recess in H-105 - K. Kelly

 

 

FACULTY & STAFF

INTERNET USAGE

Please monitor your students while they're on your computer.  Many students are getting into websites that they shouldn't. - J. Urasaki

STUDENT LOCATER UPDATES:

Chalmers, Jay-pd 4 (B102); Koli, Lepeka-pd 3 (C204), pd 6 (P12). - M. Masaki

OVERDUE NOTICES

Overdue notices for library books, textbooks, uniforms, club obligations, etc. have been placed in Pd. 1 teachers' boxes.  There may be errors due to semester changes.  Please return notices to G. Kobayashi's box.  Also, if a student returns a textbook or pays you for any obligation, please let me know so we can clear them from our database.  Thank you for your cooperation. - G. Kobayashi

STUDENT UPDATE

Kawika Brown- pending 4140 w/drawal - M. Masaki

 

 

Editor:  Brandee Okinaga                                     Last Edited By:  Brandee Okinaga     

 Date:  01/29/2004                                         Edit Date:  01/29/2004