Waiakea High School

Daily Bulletin

          

 Bulletin# 093

Thursday  January 24,  2008

SY 2007-2008

 

GENERAL

FRESHMAN/SOPHOMORE BANQUET

"HEAVEN CAN WAIT" will be held on Sunday, March 16 at the Nani Mau Gardens.  Permission forms and bids will be sold from January 23-February 7, during lunch recess, in front of E-103 ***excluding Fridays***.  Bids are $22 for 9th and 10th graders, $25 for guests. - P. Yanagisawa

ARMY NATIONAL GUARDS

Sgt. Nguyen of the Army will be doing a presentation in GRAC on Tuesday, January 29th at 10:30am. Unsure of your plans after graduation ? Come and listen and see what the Army can offer you. - N. Okinaka

HERSHEY'S KISS ROSES FOR VALENTINE'S DAY  

Would you like to share something sweet with that “special” friend on Valentine’s Day?  Stop by the Future Educators Booth in front of E103 starting on January 28th during lunch to buy Hershey’s Kiss Roses for that special someone.  Each rose will be $1.00 or 3 for 2.50.  Roses will be delivered on February 14 during 1st period. -  K. Williamson

FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOP

The Financial Aid Workshop is scheduled for January 24th (Thursday) at 6 pm in the cafeteria.  Interested students and parents can come and hear Jeff Scoffield from UHH's Financial Aid Office talk about the Financial Aid process, Federal/State Aid Programs, State/Private Scholarships and the FAFSA.  Any questions, see Mrs. Tagawa in P5.  Don't forget!! - H. Tagawa - H. Tagawa

BLOOD DRIVE:   

Please wait for a pass before leaving for your scheduled appointment.  Only students with 8:00 and 8:15 appointments need to report to library directly.   Appointments may be delayed as the day progresses but we will inform you when it is time.   - Y. Bright-Poai

LIBRARY CLOSED:

The library will be closed all day on Thursday, January 24 due to the Blood Drive.  Please return all books to the office. - Y. Bright-Poai

MAMORU & AIKO TAKITANI FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Applications available in Mrs. Tagawa's office (P5).  Selected candidate will be awarded a $1000 scholarship and may qualify for additional scholarships of up to $10,000.  Applicants must have a strong record of academic achievement and potential, actively participate in co-curricular and extracurricular activities, participate in community service activities, demonstrate financial need, and be an active candidate for undergraduate acceptance into an accredited 2 or 4 year college, technical school or business school.  COMPLETED APPLICATIONS DUE BACK TO MRS. TAGAWA BY FEBRUARY 13TH.  Any questions, please see Mrs. Tagawa.  Thank you! - H. Tagawa

WIN A NINTENDO WII

Hey Waiakea students, Wiiiiiiiiii want you!  The WSFF SCU will be giving away a Nintendo Wii to one lucky  member.  You get an entry for a new membership or if you deposit $20.  So come to B-202 to become eligible to win a Wiiiii!  Promotion ends on February 13, 2008. - S. Kojima

COLLEGE MID-YEAR REPORTS

Seniors who have schools that are requesting Mid-Year reports (with first semester grades), please see Mrs. Tagawa.  You must request updated transcripts from the Registrar's Office after January 24th.  Give the updated transcript, Mid-Year forms and a stamped/addressed envelope to Mrs. Tagawa for completion by the end of the month.  Please make sure that your envelope has enough stamps.  Any questions, please see Mrs. Tagawa immediately.   Thank you! - H. Tagawa

UH MANOA REGENTS SCHOLARSHIP

Applications are now being accepted from Seniors interested in applying for the UHM Regents Scholarship.  These scholarships recognize academic distinction combined with co-curricluar and community service accomplishments.  Regent Scholars receive a full tuition scholarship plus a stipend of $2000 each semester for 8 consecutive semesters and a one-time travel grant of $2000.  Full details about eligibility requirements are available on the website (www.hawaii.edu/diversity), along with instructions and application materials.  Application deadline is February 1st. - H. Tagawa

MAKAHA SONS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is a awarded to a student who plans on attending full-time an accredited college/university or trade/vocational school who plans on majoring in one of the following areas of Hawaiian Studies:  Music, Dance, Language, Culture, History or Humanities.  Applications are available on-line at www.makahasonsfoundation.com or by requesting an application at:  Makaha Sons Foundation, Scholarship Program, P.O. Box 1246, Waianae, HI  96792.  If you have any questions, contact Myrna Young at myrna@makahasons.com or (808) 542-8289. - H. Tagawa

 

CFES FUNDRAISER

Hungry? Come to C-101 (Ku Ha'aheo) after school.  We will be selling candies, hot pockets, saimin, pizza and the list goes on.  Please stop by and support CFES!  Thank you. - J. Lyman-Mandaloniz

SENIOR SCHOLARSHIPS

DAVID KAWIKA KAPAHULEHUA SCHOLARSHIP  - Area of study in Polynesian culture, language, practices or customs or other traditional Polynesian study field that perpetuates culture. G.P.A. 2.8 or better. Applicants may go to      www.wearepolynesia.net & either fill out online or download form. Deadline :  February 29, 2008.

VOLCANO COMMUNITY FOUNDATION -   Applicants must maintain their primary residence in Volcano, as the area from Akatsuka Orchids (Kahaualea Rd.)  through the Volcano Golf Course subdivision.  Amt. - $500. Deadline: March 1, 2008.

HILO MEDICAL CENTER  - Must show compelling financial need. Four (4) $1,000 scholarships are offered. Deadline: March 31. 2008.

BIG ISLAND RETIRED MILITARY ASSOCIATION  (BIRMA) - The applicant must be a graduating senior whose parent(s) or guardian(s) is/are active duty, reserve, National Guard or retired from U.S. military service. This includes the U. S. Coast Guard. Students who have completed two years in a JROTC program are also eligible regardless of their parents military service status. G.P.A. 2.8.  Amt. $500. Deadline: March 31, 2008.

HAWAII COUNTY RONALD REAGAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND  -  Amt. -  $500 - $ 2,000.00. Applicant must write a printed, typed or word processor essay on the subject chosen for the year. These scholarships are paid on behalf of the winning students directly to the college or university of their choice in the United States, within or w/o the State of HI. Deadline: April 15, 2008.

BEST BUY SCHOLARSHIP -  Good grades !  Outstanding  community service ! Best Buy Scholarships reward students for all of their work; inside and outside of the classroom.  Apply at  www.bestbuy.com/scholarships  by  February 15, 2008.  For information/applications on any of these scholarships, come to GRAC (port. 12 ). - N. Okinaka

"BEEF STEW AND FRANK"

Waiakea High School and Waiakea Intermediate Band Boosters present an evening of music and a fun with performances by WHS and WIS bands and the one and only Frank Delima. The concert is happening this Sunday, January 27, 2008 at the WHS gym from 6:30pm-8:00pm. Tickets for the concert are $10 pre-sale for adults, $5 for 18 and under. ($15 and $10 at the door). Tickets are available from WHS & WIS Band musicians and Boosters or at Agasa Furniture in downtown Hilo. Dinner is not included but the concession will open at 5:30pm with ONO food. Please come and support our musicians. See you there! - L. Kiyonaga

BOARD OF EDUCATION NON-VOTING STUDENT MEMBER:

Any student in grades 11 or 12 during the 2008-2009 school year is eligible to apply for the Board of Education Non-Voting Student Member.  See Mrs. Tanabe in E-103 for specific requirements.   - D. Tanabe

SCHOOL SPIRIT STORE:

Feeling cold?  Lots of jackets, sweatshirts and long & short sleeve t-shirts are available in E-103.  There is a sweatshirt sale for $10, M - XL only.  Long-sleeve shirts - $12.  come and check them out! - D. Tanabe

SGA COMMITTEES PICTURE TAKING:

Picture taking for the following SGA committees will take place on Friday, morning recess in E-103:  Aloha, Publicity, Sound Crew, Election, Locker.  Please be prompt. - D. Tanabe

 

SPORTS

JV BASEBALL STATISTICIANS WANTED

Any Freshmen/Sophomore girl(s) interested in becoming a statistician for the JV baseball team please see Mr. Mau (E - 102) sometime this week. - G. Mau

VARSITY BASEBALL TRYOUTS

Reminder that tryouts for this year's Varsity Baseball team will begin on Monday, January 28, 2008 (rain or shine).  Please make sure that all forms are properly filled out, that you come to the field properly dressed in baseball attire, and that you have a current physical either in hand or on file with our Athletic Trainers.  Please make sure that you have baseball shoes as well as running shoes with you during the tryout period.  Bring your questions to E - 102. - G. Mau

VARSITY SOFTBALL TRYOUTS

Varsity Softball tryouts start Mon 1/28/08 at 4:00pm, on WHS Softball field.  Completed Physical and Parent Consent form required to participate.  Come dressed to participate. - T. Correa

BOYS AND GIRLS TRACK

Track tryouts start Monday 1/28/08 at 2:30pm.  All athletes interested in participating should attend. (Winter sport athletes should sign-up at that time to indicate an interest in trying out when your current sport ends.) Completed Physical and Parent Consent forms required for participation. Come dressed to participate. - T. Correa

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEETINGS

FRESHMAN VARIETY SHOW PARTICIPANTS:

Practice begins after school today in E-103 for all freshmen who signed up to participate in the Variety Show. - D. Tanabe

ART CLUB

There will be an Art Club meeting on Friday, January 25th, during the morning recess in room H101.  We will be discussing upcoming activities.  Please be prompt. - S. Shiigi

JUNIOR COUNTRY FAIR

Juniors who would like to help with the Junior Country Fair, there will be a meeting in R-202, during lunch recess on Friday, January 25th.  See Chad Matsui for more information. - T. Kawada

SIERRA STUDENT COALITION

Please meet at the Rock Garden at 12:15 for year book picture.  Please wear either green or white.  Also, meet after school for recycling at Mr. Williamson.  - K. Williamson

 

FACULTY & STAFF

BLOOD DRIVE:

Our annual blood drive will be held on Thursday, January 24 in our library.  Please do not send students to the library until a "runner" comes for them.  As the day progresses, appointments become delayed.  Appointments normally last for about an hour but with first-time donors, it may be up to 2 hours.  A list of donors with entry and exit times will be posted after the drive.  We so appreciate your help and patience! - Y. Bright-Poai

 

Editor:  Melissa Respicio                                Last Edited By:  Melissa Respicio     

Date:  01/23/2008                                          Edit Date:  01/23/2008