Waiakea High School

Daily Bulletin

 

          

 Bulletin# 051

 

 

Friday  October 26,  2007

SY 2007-2008

 

GENERAL

COLLEGE PRESENTATIONS

OCCIDENTAL COLLEGE - A representative from Occidental College in Los Angeles California will be doing a presentation

in GRAC on Thursday, November 1, 2007 at 8:30am. Occidental College is located 5 mi. from downtown LA. Private 4 yr. college.

HAVERFORD COLLEGE - A representative will be in GRAC on Tuesday, November 6, 2007 at 12:45pm.  Located in Haverford, Pennsylvania. Private 4 yr liberal arts college. Some of the majors include: Architecture, Biology, Physical Science,Visual/performing arts.

PUGET SOUND -  Located in Everett, Washington. 15 mi. from Seattle. Will be here on Friday, November 9, 2007 at 9:45am. in

GRAC.

MAUI COMMUNITY COLLEGE - A representative form Maui Comm. College will be doing a presentation in GRAC on Wednesday, November 14, at 12:30pm. MCC offers a broad range of Liberal Arts courses that lead to BAdegree programs.

 - N. Okinaka

ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP  

Senior Scholarship opportunity - The Elks National Foundation of the Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks of the USA is offering the 2008 "Most Valuable Student" scholarship nationwide to high school seniors who are pursuing a 4 year degree on a full-time basis in a college/university in the USA.  Winners will receive 4 year awards ranging from $4,000 - $60,000.  Applicants must be citizens of the US and will be judged on financial need, leadership and scholarship.  Completed applications must be received at the Hilo Elks Lodge on or before January 11, 2008.  They can be mailed or dropped off at 150 Kinoole Street, Hilo, HI.  Applications will then advance through local, district and state competitions to reach the national competition.  For the application, go to www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm or go to GRAC. - H. Tagawa

BURGER KING SCHOLARS PROGRAM

Senior scholarship opportunity!  The 2008 Burger King Scholars Program is offering a $1,000 scholarship.  Applicants must be high school seniors who: maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, work part-time an average of 15 hrs per week, 40 weeks per year, actively involved in community service activities, demonstrate financial need and plan to enroll in an accredited 2 or 4 year college, university or vocational/technical school by the Fall of the application year.  Log on today at www.bk.com/scholars to apply.  Last day to submit applications is by postmark deadline, February 15, 2008. - H. Tagawa

MENSA EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

Senior scholarship opportunity!  Awards are made on the basis of an essay of no more than 550 words that describe the applicant's career, vocation, or academic goals.  It is not necessary that the applicant be a member of Mensa.  The only eligibility requirement are that the applicant be enrolled, for the academic year following the award, in a degree program in an accredited US institution of post-secondary education and that the applicant be currently residing in the area of a participating local group of American Mensa.  Go to www.mensafoundation.org/scholarships to print the official entry forms.  All entries must be postmarked on or before January 15, 2008. - H. Tagawa

PUERTO RICAN HERITAGE SOCIETY OF HAWAII SCHOLARSHIP

Senior scholarship opportunity!  This Society offers up to two annual scholarships of $500 each to outstanding students who will be enrolled full-time at an accredited 4 year university in Hawaii for the 2008 - 2009 academic year.  All applicants must be Hawaii residents and must be a graduating senior with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.  The principal bases for consideration for this award are:  academic achievement and scholastic ability, character and motivation and financial need.  For more information or for the scholarship application, go to GRAC.  Deadline is February 1, 2008. - H. Tagawa

RUNNING START

The deadline for applying to Running Start is December 1.  Students need to see their counselor about taking the COMPASS test before it's too late.  The spring schedule for Hawaii Community College should posted online within the next 2 weeks. - M. Akiona

CAREER & COLLEGE FAIR

Attention all Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors !!

The 2007 College & Career Fair is coming !!  It will be held at the Hilo Betsuin Sangha Hall on Thursday, November 15, 2007.

Come and sign up in GRAC (Port. 12) Bus fare is $2.50 and we will be leaving promptly at 9:45am and returning to campus

at 11:30am. The first 100 students get to go !!( Please bring exact change.) Hurry !  Hurry !!  Hurry !!!  - N. Okinaka

CSS/FINANCIAL AID PROFILE STUDENT GUIDES

Seniors!  The College board has sent the 2008-2009 CSS/Financial Aid Profile Student Guides.  The pricing has changed and the cost of the initial application, including the first school report is $25.  The fee for subsequent school reports is $16.  Some Colleges/Universities and scholarship programs request students to complete this application.  For more information or to pick up this Student Guide, go to GRAC.  Thank you! - H. Tagawa

HOMECOMING T-SHIRTS:

Get your Homecoming t-shirt in E-103 during morning and lunch recesses and wear it this Friday.  Cost is $10 for YL - XL, and $12 for XXL and XXXL.   - D. Tanabe

FRESHMAN CLASS T-SHIRTS:

Class of 2011 t-shirts are still available in E-103.  Cost is $11 for medium - XL.  We'll be using it again, so get yours now! - D. Tanabe

JUNIOR SHARKS

C'mon Juniors Rev It Up and cheer on the JUNIOR SHARK male cheerleaders at today's rally.  Show your shark spirit and pride by cheering for the other classes as well.  GO SHARKS!!! - T. Kawada

HOMECOMING PARADE:

The parade is TODAY beginning at 3:30 p.m. at the Kawamoto Swim Stadium.  Join the fun, march in the parade and stay for the Homecoming games against the Hilo Vikings.  Jayvee starts at 5:00 p.m., varsity to follow.  Go Warriors! - D. Tanabe

SENIORS WITH NOVEMBER 1ST ADMISSION DEADLINES!

Seniors!  Keep in mind that November 1st is next week Thursday.  If you have not submitted your Secondary School Report form to Mrs. Tagawa, IT IS VERY LATE!!  Mrs. Tagawa will not accept requests to complete these forms or write letters of recommendation next week.   - H. Tagawa

ASVAB TESTING

Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors ! There will be another ASVAB test coming up on November 8th, 2007 in the

WHS Library starting at 8:15am - 12:00pm. (Pds. 1, 2 &4) All those seniors that missed the 1st test in October, can sign up again

in GRAC (Port. 12). This ASVAB Test will be testing the JUNIORS with the last names  beginning from  A - K . The

remaining alpha's will be tested in January. For more information, come to GRAC. - N. Okinaka

FREE COLLEGE PLANNING WORKSHOP

First Hawaiian Bank's college planning workshop will be held on Tuesday, November 13 from 6:00-7:30 pm at WHS Cafeteria.  It is recommended for all students in grades 9-12 and their parents. - P. Yanagisawa

JUNIORS, C/0 OF 2009 HOMECOMING PARADE PARTICIPANTS

Hey, we have a BIG 22 marchers so far!  Last day to submit permission forms is today, Friday, Oct 26. No permission form with authorized signature, no participation in the parade this afternoon.  Let's go, Sharks! - C. Ray

INTERNATIONAL PROJECT

Interact Club member are raising monies for "Mission for Justice" in conjuction with freeing of

modern day slavery. Our cups are yellow and students are to have them covered. Members of Interact are

collecting "loose change".   - N. Sumida

DECA "DARE TO DRINK MILK" TUG OF WAR COMPETITION

Homecoming competition is in the air, but can you handle one more?  Which class truly dominates this school?  Will it be the current champs, the class of 2008?  Or will it be the freshman, sophomores or juniors?  Well, sign up and find out at this year's DECA " Dare to Drink Milk" Tug of War Competition!!  Sign up with your head advisors by NOVEMBER 6, 2007. Thanks and let's keep the competition and stong bones going!! - S. Kojima

DEBATE TEAMS FORMING

All those interested in debating interesting issues, including those who signed up and those who haven't, there will be an organizational meeting on Tuesday Oct. 30 during lunch to discuss possible topics and meeting times.  Again, interested debaters meet in Miss Ellsworth's room, that's Room C-204, Tuesday at lunch. - M. Ellsworth

 

MEETINGS

FUTURE EDUCATORS

No meeting this week.  Meeting next Friday, November 2 in the Library! - K. Williamson

WAIAKEA WRITERS GROUP

No meeting this week.  Halloween assignment and business meeting on October 31 and reading meeting on November 1.  See you there! - K. Williamson

CLASS OF 2010 WINTER PROGRAM

Sophomores interested in participating in this year's program, please come to an informational meeting on Mon., 10/29 during lunch recess in P4. - P. Yanagisawa

FFA     FFA     FFA     FFA    FFA     FFA

FFA Meeting today, lunch recess at 12:20 to discuss our upcoming fundraiser - T. Moniz

 

Editor:  Mapu Abraham                                Last Edited By:  Mapu Abraham     

Date:  10/25/2007                                          Edit Date:  10/25/2007