Waiakea High School

Daily Bulletin

 

          

 Bulletin# 129

Wednesday  April 2,  2008

SY 2007-2008

 

                                               

GENERAL

SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP

NESTOR DEL ROSARIO M.D. SCHOLARSHIP -  Amt. - $1,000.00. Essay, resume, SAT scores, letters of recommendation.

Deadline: March 25, 2008.  Come to GRAC for more information/appliation if interested.  - N. Okinaka

JUNIORS: MEMORIAL DAY LEIS

All those interested in helping with the Memorial Day leis, please meet in Q202 on Wednesday, April 2 during lunch recess.  Please be prompt - C. Ray

NA PUA NO'EAU SCHOLARSHIP

Seniors, if you are now participating in any Na Pua No'eau programs, or ifyou have been part of NPN in the past, you are eligible for the Hideo Noguchi Scholarship for the Advancement of Native Hawaiians.  Deadline is April 14, 2008.  Go to GRAC or to C101 for scholarship applications. - P. De Morales

JUNIORS:  COMMENCEMENT DECORATIONS

All juniors interested in helping with this year's commencement decorations, please sign up in R202 with Mrs. Sakai-Kawada.  There will be a planning/information meeting on Friday, April 4 during lunch recess in Q202.  Please be prompt.  For any questions, see Dustin Morita, chairperson. - C. Ray

SENIOR SCHOLARSHIPS

FILIPINO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE  -  High School seniors of Filipino ancestry are encouraged to apply. Amt. - $1,000.00. Minimum cumulative GPA 3.0.  Planning to major in area(s) related to business and /or commerce.Deadline: April 19, 2008.

JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT of  HAWAII, Inc. -  Applicant  must have completed a Junior Achievement High School Program, or taught a JA program as a classroom consultant.  Amt. - $500.00 - $1,000.00. Deadline : May 15, 2008.

BIG ISLAND ROAD RUNNERS SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION -  Will award an annual  scholarship to one male and one female student-athlete. Amt. - $1,000.00.  Requirements: A runner, preferably a distance runner. GPA - 2.5. Member of a running team, high academic achievements, volunteer activities and community service. Deadline:  April 21, 2008.

For more information/application to any of these scholarships, come to GRAC (Port. 12 ). - N. Okinaka

JUNIORS

All juniors interested in helping your class with Memorial Day ti leaf leis, work will begin today during lunch recess and after school until the lei deadline in May.  Please bring ti leaves and drop them off in Q202 if you cannot donate your time.  Work meetings will be in Q202. - C. Ray

KRISPY KREME FUNDRAISER

A big mahalo to all of you who supported the Class of 2008's fundraiser.  A total of 450 dozen doughnuts were sold.  Thanks again for making our fundraising effort a huge success.  Reminder to Seniors with outstanding obligations - Please pay your obligation ASAP.  Thank you! - K. Uyeda

APRIL DRIVER ED. SESSION MANDATORY PARENT/STUDENT MEETING

Students who have signed-up for the April Driver Ed. session are to attend a mandatory parent/student meeting held on Thursday, April 3rd, 6:30pm, at  the Waiakea High Library. Student and parent must attend this meeting in order to take the class. - W. Yamauchi

MT. VIEW LIBRARY STUDENT HELPER POSITION:

The Mt. View Public and School Library is now recruiting for two student helper positions with one position opening in May and the other in August.  The position description and application form are available in E-103 or at our school's library. - D. Tanabe

COMMENCEMENT NEWSLETTERS

Seniors who do not have a Senior English class this year, don't forget to pick up an important Commencement Newsletter from Mrs. Tagawa or Mrs. Lyman-Mandaloniz.  This newsletter includes important information on commencement, song practices and song practice tickets.   - H. Tagawa

WE NEED FRESHMEN!

Come to E-103 after school this Weds. to help make Memorial Day lei.  If you can't stay after school, drop off ti-leaves in the morning.  We need everyone's help!   - D. Tanabe

SENIOR LU'AU

Pick up your permission forms for the Senior Lu'au starting today, Tuesday April 1 in front of E102.  Bid sales begin Thursday, April 2 - Monday, April 11.  Cost is $15.00 per senior.  Reminder this is a seniors-only event! - Y. Bright-Poai

 

 

ALOHA FRIDAYS

Wear Aloha/Hawaiian attire on Friday, April 4 and come to C102 during morning recess to receive a treat as well as to enter the drawing for a gift certificate.  Dress up every Friday during the month of April, and be eligible to win a grand prize.  Mahalo - K. Kaleohano

COMMENCEMENT EMCEE AUDITIONS

Students interested in trying out for commencement emcee, please pick up a script and sign up for an audition time with Mrs. Tagawa in P5 this week, starting from Wednesday.  Auditions will take place on Friday, April 11th, afterschool starting from 2:15 pm.  Any questions - see Mrs. Lyman-Mandaloniz or Mrs. Tagawa.  Thank you! - H. Tagawa

HUIANA SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Will you be a Junior or Senior next year?  Interested in an exciting, hands-on career pathway work experience that will result in 1/2 or 1 elective credit that will count towards your graduation requirements?  Come and pick up an informational packet from Mrs. Yamanaka in U102.  Deadline to sign up is April 25th. - R. Yamanaka

JUNIORS:  MEMORIAL DAY LEIS

Memorial Day lei making has already begun in Q202 during lunch recess and after school.  If you give your time, please donate ti leaves!  Drop them off at Q202 anytime.  The more people we have, the more leis we can make.  See Tracie Sakane if you have questions. - C. Ray

SENIOR SCHOLARSHIPS

HAWAII CROP IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION -  Applicant must submit an essay on how biotechnological innovations benefit and will have future benefit to Hawaii.  Three, $500 scholarships. GPA & financial need are NOT  required.  Application & essay can be submitted via the internet at  www.hiciaonline.com.  Deadline: April 18, 2008.

EAST HAWAII HIROSHIMA KENJIN KAI  -  Applicant must be a child or grandchild of an East Hawaii Hiroshima Kenjin Kai.

Amt. $1,000.00. Deadline:  April 26, 2008.

KOHALA PUERTO RICAN SOCIAL CLUB SCHOLARSHIP  -  Applicant must be of Puerto Rican ancestry. Biological parent(s) must be a paid - up member of the Puerto Rican Social  Club.  Deadline :  April 30, 2008.

GUSTAV HANNEMANN & FAIASO SOLIAI HANNEMANN AWARD  -  Applicant must be of  Samoan ancestry.  Amt. - $500.

to one Male & one Female. GPA -  2.5 or higher. Participation in student gov., pref. in leadership positions, on-campus activities or community serv.  Deadline :  May 2, 2008.

FILIPINO BUSINESS WOMEN'S ASSOC. FOUNDATION  -  Open to all High School Seniors w/ cum. GPA - 3.5. Essay, resume. Describe any activities that benefited or promoted the Filipino community. FAFSA report. Deadline:  May 30, 2008.

For information/application to any of these scholarships - come to GRAC (port. 12 ). - N. Okinaka

ATTENTION SENIORS!

Song practices for commencement starts today, April 2nd, promptly at 2 pm in the gym (for senior girls only).  Song practice information and entry tickets were part of the commencement newsletter that were distributed through English classes.  If you did not receive a newsletter, please check with your teacher first.  Keep your entry tickets in a safe place!  If you lose or forget a ticket, you may purchase a replacement ticket for 25 cents at the ticket window at the gym before practice starts.  We ask that you cut out a ticket, write your name and date and hand it to the person at the door collecting tickets.  The ticket will be proof of your attendance at song practice.  You must stay for the duration of the practice in order to earn a ticket for graduation.  If you have a legitimate reason for missing practice (list of exempt reasons according to WHS Attendance Policy), please see Mrs. Lyman-Mandaloniz or Mrs. Tagawa to complete an excuse form.  If you need to make up absences at Ku Ha'aheo or Saturday school, please plan accordingly!  Missing song practice to make up absences will not be excused.  See Mrs. Lyman-Mandaloniz or Mrs. Tagawa if you have any questions.  Thank you! - H. Tagawa

KU HA'AHEO ATTENDANCE MAKE-UP SESSION (KHAMS)

AFTER SCHOOL ATTENDANCE MAKE-UP IN ROOM C102 HAS BEEN CANCELLED THIS WEEK (04/01-04/04).  KHAMS WILL RESUME ON APRIL 07 FROM 2:00P.M. - 3:00P.M. IN ROOM C102.  DUE TO THE LATER START DATE, KHAMS WILL END ON MAY 8TH INSTEAD OF MAY 1ST. - R. Agsalda

SENIORS  FOR MAYDAY!

Any seniors interested in representing our class for May Day please come to an informational meeting this Thursday, 4/3, during morning recess in R-201. This year's

theme focuses on all the polynesian islands and our class will be learning a Maori Haka. This should be fun! The more people, the better! mahalo - L. Kamalani

FOODLAND'S SHOP FOR HIGHER EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP:

Foodland's Shop for Higher Education Scholarship Program will be awarding three WHS seniors with $2,000 scholarships.  Students must have applied or plan to apply to an accredited four-year college for admission during the next academic year.   Application forms are available in GRAC or in E-103.  Deadline to submit the application is Tues., April 8, lunch recess to Mrs. Tagawa.  Awards committee will make the final decision.   - D. Tanabe

 

MEETINGS

HAWAIIAN CLUB

Meeting on Thursday, April 3 during morning recess in C102.  Please be prompt as we will be discussing the activities for the rest of the year. - K. Kaleohano

COMMENCEMENT MEETING

All committee members and class representatives should be attending all commencement meetings.  As stated earlier, these meetings are mandatory since we are only 43 days until commencement.  Come prepared to share an update.  Any questions, see Katie, Mrs. Tagawa or Mrs. Lyman-Mandaloniz.  Thank you! - H. Tagawa

SIERRA STUDENT COALITION

Meeting on Wednesday during the last 15 minutes of lunch to discuss recycling and projects. If you cannot make it, you need to see Mr. Williamson to voice what day is best for recycling for you.  We have lots of recycling to pick up!  - K. Williamson

 

FACULTY & STAFF

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Editor:  Melissa Respicio                                Last Edited By:  Melissa Respicio     

Date:  04/01/2008                                          Edit Date:  04/01/2008