Waiakea High School

Daily Bulletin

 

          

 Bulletin# 103

Tuesday  February 3,  2009

SY 2008-2009

 

GENERAL

STUDENT REMINDER

The office bathrooms are available ONLY for students who have a class in the office or the library.  Students are responsible for their belongings at all times.  Please be reminded that custodians will NOT open any classroom afterschool to assist in retrieving items.  Lastly, the office is not a shortcut to the library, all students must enter and exit through the main library door.  Thank you. - M. Respicio

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR SENIORS

Hawaii Community Foundation Scholarships are available on-line at www.hawaiicommunityfoundation.org.  Application deadline is March 2, 2009.    - T. Kawada

JOURNEY THROUGH THE UNIVERSE

This year's Journey Through the Universe Week will be February 9-13.  There will be activities for children and adults at Borders on Monday, Feb 9 from 5 PM - 7 PM (no ticket required).  Also, a limited number of free tickets are available for Family Science Day (Sunday, Feb 8  from 9 AM - 9 PM) and Family Science Night (Wednesday, Feb 11 from 4 PM - 8 PM).  Please see Mrs. Martin in E-201during non-class time if you are interested in tickets for these events. - L. Martin

OXFORD ADVANCED STUDIES PROGRAM

Are you interested in spending your 2009 summer at Brasenose College in Oxford?  Interested students who have completed 10th grade and have reached the age of 16 by the beginning of the course may apply.  Come to GRAC for more information. - T. Kawada

DISCOVER THE MAGIC OF SPAIN

Spend your summer at Suffolk University Madrid Campus learning more about Spain and its culture.  For more information visit www.suffolk.es/summermadrid. - T. Kawada

SENIOR PROM

Our 2009 Senior Prom entitled SIMPLY FOREVER will be held on Friday, April 10 at the UH-Hilo Sodexho Dining Room.  Permission forms will be available on February 11, 12 & 13 during lunch recess in front of  E-103.  Permission forms are 25 cents each.  Bids will be sold from Wednesday, February 18 through Friday, February 27th during lunch recess in front of E-103.  Bids are $25 for seniors and $30 for guests.  Both cafeteria and library obligations MUST be cleared in order to purchase a bid.  See Cindy, Lindsey M. or Kyla for more information. - T. Kawada

PAAC AFTERSCHOOL GLOBAL STUDIES CLASS

All students that signed up for the Global Studies afterschool class (and those interested) should come to an important planning meeting on Tuesday, 2/3/09, during Lunch recess in C-201. Please come to be a part of the decisions made for meeting days/hours as well as expectations for 1/2 credit towards Social Studies requirements for graduation. - L. Kamalani

CALLING ALL HUNGRY WARRIORS!

The afterschool concession has moved to E-103 beginning today thru the month of February.  Satisfy your hunger and thirst with yummy treats and drinks.  Daily specials include burgers, soft tacos, hot dogs, chili bowls, saimin, chips, cookies, dunkaroos, candy, and drinks.  Please help the Class of 2012 with their fundraising efforts.  Thank you! - K. Uyeda

FRESHMAN-SOPHOMORE BANQUET:

Bids are now being sold outside of E-103 during lunch recess for the 2009 Freshman-Sophomore Banquet, "Under the Sea".  Cost for freshmen and sophomores is $25, high school guests is $27.  One guest per freshman/sophomore.  All WHS attendees must have paid their dues and cleared all obligations before purchasing a bid.  Last day for bid sales is this Thursday, Feb. 5.  No exceptions!  Forms are available in E-103.   - D. Tanabe

CANCER AWARENESS DAYS:

Thank you to everyone who supported our Cancer Awareness Days activities.  It's not too late to purchase ACS "suns" for 25 cents to be hung on the bottom of E bldg. Our mini Relay for Life netted over $500.  Mrs. Ballo collected $208.13, followed by Mrs. Sakai-Kawada at $142.95 and Mrs. Uyeda at $104.09.  Thank you to everyone who participated and to those who donated to this worthy cause.   - D. Tanabe

VALENTINE COOKIE SALE

The WHS Cooking Club is selling Valentine Cookies for $2.00. Pre-Sale begins Monday, 2/2 to Thursday, 2/5 fronting E-103 during recess. - P. Gutzeit

WEDNESDAY SOUND CREW MEETING

There will be a quick Sound Crew meeting Wednesday, February 4 during lunch in R-102.  Current Sound Crew members: Please bring a recruit. - A. Roberts

 

CLASS RINGS

Would you like to wear a Waiakea High School class ring?  Sophomores will have their first chance to order a class ring for delivery in May next Wednesday, February 11, during lunch recess.  Ring committee members will be visiting sophomore English classes next Monday and Tuesday.   Ring catalogs are also available from the library.  To order, you will need a $60.00 deposit fee in cash or via a check made out to the Balfour Company.  Because gold rings may be ordered, the prices range from $199 to $555.  Juniors and Seniors may also order class rings. - G. Kobayashi

SENIOR RING ORDERS

Senior rings will be distributed on WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11th during morning recess in GRAC.  Seniors who ordered rings should bring the balance due on that day.  Questions?  See Mrs. Sakai-Kawada in GRAC. - T. Kawada

SWEETHEARTS IN LITERATURE

Check out the library bulletin board and see how many sweethearts you know!  There's a lot of Romance novels in the book troughs as well as new Hawaiiana.  Come, browse and borrow.  And, by the way, overdue notices will be sent out by the end of the week.  Anything that was due by January 31, 2009 is now overdue.  Please return or renew materials. - G. Kobayashi

YOKOSO (WELCOME) JAPAN!

The A&C academy announces its most exciting trip: 10 days in Japan!  Venues include: Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Hakone-Mt. Fujii, and Tokyo.  Trips dates are from March 9-18, 2010.  Only 30 positions on this tour!  Students have priority, but adults may join if there are unfilled positions.  NETC has an easy-payment plan!  See Mrs. Naungayan in R205 for price worksheet and more info. parent meeting on February 18th from 6-8 p.m. in the library. - S. Naungayan

MANDATORY JUNIOR VARIETY SHOW PRACTICE ON FRIDAY!

ATTENTION JUNIOR CLASS ACT VARIETY SHOW PARTICIPANTS:  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6TH, MANDATORY PRACTICE IN R205 FROM 10 TO 3.  MAKE SURE YOU ARE ON TIME.  ATTENDANCE WILL BE BY SIGN-IN WITH TIME ARRIVED. - S. Naungayan

 

SPORTS

 

 

MEETINGS

KEY CLUB

General Membership meeting today at lunch in Q-201.  If you cannot attend submit a written note to your grade level board director. - K. Sato

JAPANESE-AMERICAN FRIENDSHIP SOCIETY

We will have a meeting to debreif regarding our visitors from Japan and how we could improve activities with them if they return in two years.  Also if we want to try to go to Japan to visit them, when would be a good time of the year.?  Come with suggestions, ideas and any other thoughts.  We will start at  lunch recess on Feb. 4.  Please be prompt.   - L. Otsubo

KIWINS

Kiwins meeting on Tuesday, Feb 3 during lunch recess in Mrs. Martin's class (E-201). - L. Martin

 

FACULTY & STAFF

ARCHFILE

Resource for Employee Assistance & Counseling Help (REACH) Program.  The REACH program provides confidential, Short-term professional counseling services to employees who may be experiencing personal problems affecting their job performance.  All State government employees (except student hires) of the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial branches on all islands are eligible for REACH services

Job sharing program 2009 - 2010 school year's deadline for job sharing program application is March 15, 2009. - M. Respicio

 

Editor:  Melissa Respicio                                Last Edited By:  Melissa Respicio     

Date:  02/02/2009                                          Edit Date:  02/02/2009