Waiakea High School Daily Bulletin

Bulletin# 76

Tuesday  November 25,  2003

SY 2003-2004


 

                                               

GENERAL

SATURDAY SCHOOL

The 4th of 5 Saturday Schools this semester will be on Wednesday, 11/26 at the Cafeteria from 2:00-6:00 p.m.  Absolutely no late entry. Dress standards apply, bring work to do.  Must have valid picture ID to enter.    - M. Yamashita

SATURDAY SCHOOL

Check with each of your teachers regarding your absences. The 4th of 5 Saturday Schools this semester will be on Wednesday, 11/26 at the Cafeteria from 2:00-6:00 p.m.  Absolutely no late entry. Dress standards apply, bring work to do.  Must have a valid picture ID to enter.    - M. Yamashita

SENIOR SCHOLARSHIPS

UH-MANOA REGENTS SCHOLARSHIPS:  for entering first year UH-Manoa students with a minimum GPA of 3.5 in grades 9-11 & SAT combined score of 1300 or ACT of 29.  Recipient will receive a $1000 stipend plus a full tuition waiver.  Application deadline is the first Monday in February.  Come to GRAC for more information.

FUN FACTORY/UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII SCHOLARSHIP:  for first year students seeking a degree in any course of study at any campus of the University of Hawaii.  Applicants need a minimum GPA of 3.5; SAT or ACT scores and class rank will be considered.  Recipient will receive a $1000 stipend plus a full tuition waiver.  Come to GRAC for more information.

UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII SCHOLARSHIPS:  The Office of Student Equity and Diversity (SEED) administers over 70 scholarship programs.  Application forms are available at www.hawaii.edu/diversity under "Scholarships" & "Application Package for Entering First-Year Student SEED Scholarships". 

MAMORU & AIKO TAKITANI FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS:  for graduating senior who is a US citizen and Hawaii resident.  Applicant must have a strong record of scholastic achievement (GPA/SAT/ACT scores), actively participate in co-curricular & extra-curricular activities as well as community service activities.  Applicant must also demonstrate a need for financial assistance.  Each high school may select one candidate to receive a $1000 scholarship; candidates may then qualify for additional scholarships of up to $10,000.  Application packets should be turned in to Mrs. Kawada by FEB. 13, 2004.  Come to GRAC for more information.

DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION GOOD CITIZENS PROGRAM:  for students who demonstrate dependability, leadership and patriotism.  Come to GRAC for application information.  One applicant will be selected to represent WHS.  Forms due to Mrs. Kawada by December 3rd. 

AXA ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP:  for well-rounded students, committed to making a difference & having demonstrated achievement at a job, sport or extra-curricular activity.  One $10,000 scholarship available per state.  Check www.axa-achievement.com for application information.  Deadline to apply is December 15.      - T. Kawada

UH-MANOA COLLEGE OPPORTUNITIES PROGRAM

REMINDER:  Seniors who would like to enroll at UH-Manoa but may not meet the eligibility requirements, deadline to apply to COP is 12/3/03.  Check out www.hawaii.edu/cop for more information.   - T. Kawada

NORTH PARK UNIVERSITY

A representative from North Park University will be in GRAC on Tuesday, November 25th at 12:45 p.m.  North Park University is a small, private 4 year university and liberal arts college, located in Chicago, Illinois.  Interested Juniors & Seniors should come to GRAC for a pass.   - T. Kawada

COLLEGE ATHLETIC NIGHT

Tuesday, December 2nd at 7:00 p.m. in the WHS Library.  Jim DeMello from the University of Hawaii at Hilo & a couple of UHH coaches will be discussing NCAA & Athletic eligibility at the post secondary/University level.  Interested students and parents are invited to attend.    - T. Kawada

JUNIOR CLASS "TRUE LIFE OF A JAGUAR" TV SHOW

Hey Juniors!  Tune into our class show "True Life of  Jaguar" on channel 54 featuring "Fearless", a show about your fellow juniors getting spooked at the old Hilo Hospital or Baby's cry.  Showtimes are 11/29@11:00 a.m., 12/3@5:30 p.m., and 12/11@4:00 p.m.   - M. Akiona

CHRISTMAS WEEK (12/8-12/03) IS ALMOST HERE!

1.  Candy Grams sales will start today and continue through Dec. 2nd.  Come by E-103 during morning and lunch recess and buy a $1.00 candy gram for your friends.  Candy grams will be distributed on December 9 during 1st period.

2.  Teachers and students, please come by E-103 and sign up for an exciting obstacle course that will be held during lunch recess in the quad on Tuesday, Dec. 9.  Deadline:   Dec. 2.

3.  Sign up in E-103 for our annual Christmas Carol-oke Contest on Weds., Dec. 10, lunch recess.  Deadline:  Dec. 2.  Christmas tunes only!

4.  Chilly Willy Day is on Friday, Dec. 12.  Dress up a teacher or staff member as a penguin and compete in a penguin race. 

5.  Door Decorating Contest:  Student teams are encouraged to decorate a classroom door by Weds., Dec. 10.   Winning teams will be announced at the Christmas Rally. 

   - D. Tanabe

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR MATH LEAGUE TEAMS!

Our Blue Team won 1st Place and our White Team won 3rd Place at the Math League Meet on Saturday.  The following students had perfect scores:  Maika Saguid, Collin Takasaki, Christine Okuna, Jacob Lapinta, Louis Ridley, Isaiah Nakano, Kristen Bautista, Curtis Ogi, and Jonathan Paranada   - C. Mizuno

JUNIOR CHRISTMAS PROGRAM

All juniors who signed up to participate in the Christmas Program, please attend an informational meeting in room Q-102 during morning recess today. Thank you.   - S. Roberts

REGISTRAR'S OFFICE

will be close on Friday, Nov. 28th.   - M. Masaki

 

 

SPORTS

CROSS COUNTRY GIRLS

Final Reminder: return your jersey to Room C201 by Wednesday, November 26, to avoid obligation filed with library.

Thank you and Happy Thanksgiving.     - P. Richardson

 

 

MEETINGS

INTERACT CLUB

General meeting today in H105 during 1st recess. We need people for Thursday, Feed the Homeless

at Aunt Sally's, 10:30am - 2:00pm. Also for Lokahi Tree 3:00pm - 6:00pm Friday 11/28 @PKP. Please Sign up.

Club T-shirt should be ready by Wednesday 11/26.   - N. Sumida

SOPHOMORE CHRISTMAS PROGRAM

Meeting for all choreographers and costumers on Tuesday, Nov. 25 during lunch recess in R101.  Mandatory general meeting for all participants on Weds, Nov. 26, lunch recess in R101.  See you all then!   - P. Yanagisawa

 

 

FACULTY & STAFF

ATTENDANCE

Only 2 more Satuday Schools left this semester - 11/26 & 12/13.  Please be sure to notify students of their absences on a weekly basis.  Mahalo!   - M. Yamashita

FIELD TRIPS

We have a cell phone available for teachers to use on field trips.  Please make arrangements and sign it out at the office.  Thank you.   - J. Urasaki

ARCHFILE

HFAA - Hawaii Families As Allies "Helping parents help themselves" 2004 Calendar of Workshops

DISMISSAL OF VARSITY SOFTBALL TEAM TO KAUAI

Please excuse the following members of the VARSITY softball team on Wednesday (12/26). They will be going to Kauai for a tournament.  Elise DuPonte, Brittney Enanoria, Krystelle Garcia, Kehau Gonsalves, Kasey Hirayama, Sasha Hose, Paige Kurosawa, Margaret Patterson, Harley Parks, Nikki Riviera, Laine Shikuma, Leigh Springer, Jamie Suka, and Dayna Wong.   - K. Yamase

 

 

Editor:  Kori Medeiros                                     Last Edited By:  Kori Medeiros     

 Date:  11/24/2003                                         Edit Date:  11/24/2003