Waiakea High School

Daily Bulletin



 Bulletin# 114

Monday  February 23,  2009

SY 2008-2009





All interested  9th - 12th grade boys & girls !!  The Fire Explorer Program will allow you to experience what it takes to fill the boots of a Hawaii Fire Fighter/EMT.  If you would like to learn team work, leadership and independence, while having fun and earning a CPR/First Aid certification, then don't miss this informational presentation. When :  March 11, 2009  Where: GRAC (port.12), Time:  10:30 - 11:30am. If interested or for more information, come to GRAC for a pass.  - N. Okinaka


MARSHALL ISLANDS SCHOLARSHIP  -  Applicant must be a legal RMI citizen. TOEFL score of 500.  GPA - 3.0.  Applicant applying for scholarship must obtain admission to a college, university or technical institute designated as acceptable to the MISGLB. Deadline: May 1, 2009. Come to GRAC for an application if interested. - N. Okinaka


There is a correction to the Sr. Prom permission form.  All guests must be 20 years or younger, not 21 yrs. as printed on the front page of the form.  All guests to Waiakea High School's Senior Prom and Junior Ball must be 20 years or younger.  Only one guest per person.  The committee and advisors will be checking the copies of the guest ids when purchasing bids. - D. Tanabe


PUERTO RICAN HERITAGE SOCIETY OF HAWAII  -  Amt. - $500. GPA of 3.5 or higher. Financial need. Personal interview may be required of finalists. Deadline: April 1, 2009.

HI ISLAND UNITED HONGWANJI BUDDHIST WOMEN'S ASSOC.  -   Amt. - $750. Any accredited college, university, or commercial college is acceptable. Applicant must be involved in Dharma School, Jr. YBA,& other Hongwanji related organizations.  Deadline: April 15, 2009.

HILO BUDDHIST FRIENDSHIP SOCIETY  -   Amt. $750. Applicant and/or parent/guardian must be a member of good standing of the Honpa Hongwanji . Applicant must have participated in church-related activities. Deadline:  April 17, 2009.  For more infor./application on any of these applications, come to GRAC. - N. Okinaka


Today's special is hamburger, double cheeseburger, and McChicken sandwiches.  Tomorrow's special is soft taco and double stuffed burritos.  Stop by E-103 afterschool for yummy snacks and drinks.  We also have Bradda pops available!    - K. Uyeda


Scholarships are for undergraduate & graduate degree-seeking, full time students. The scholarships are merit or need-based, preference to applicants of Hawaiian ancestry. Apply on-line now thru April 1st. All documents must be postmarked by April 1st.  Students can go to  www.pauahi.org/scholarships. for various scholarships online. - N. Okinaka


Jr. Ball bids will be sold Feb. 23- March 4 (except 2/27) outside of E-103 during lunch recess. Cost for juniors is $32 and guests is $35. All obligations must be cleared in order to purchase bids. - Z. Igawa


I have 7 students who still need to placed with a teacher to "work" for them during Pd. 4  on 6 students on Monday and one student on Tuesday.  The student would be helping you in your classroom by doing things such as correct papers, clean certain areas, file papers, or any other clerical , housekeeping, and production type jobs you may have for them to do.  There are 5 girls and 2 boys.  If you need help please help me out and "hire "one of them for your classroom.  Please contact me through lotus notes or call and leave a message on my phone.  Hope to hear from someone soon. Thanks. - L. Otsubo


I cannot guarantee you cherry blossoms in the spring, but I can guarantee that you will have a wonderful time in Japan!  Students, if you are interested in the history and culture of  Japan, pick up a brochure and a cost worksheet from Mrs. Naungayan in R205.  We have decided to open 30 positions for this March 2010 trip, but we may extend the number to 36 (no more!) if there is a need.  Teachers and other Adults:  If you are interested, please see me or send me a Lotus message.  Students will have 2 weeks to sign up.  If positions are open, adults may sign up for the remaining positions.  Trip venues include:  Tokyo (Meiji Shrine, Imperial Palace Plaza, National Museum, Cooking lesson); Hakone (Mt. Fuji, cruise on Lake Ashi, Onshi Hakone Park); Kyoto (Golden Pavilion of Kinkakuji, Nijo Castle, Heian Shrine).  Awesome travel opportunity! All accommodations are 3 and 4 star hotels.   - S. Naungayan




We are in fourteenth place statewide in the the Shop for Higher Education campaign.  When you shop at Foodland or Sack N Save, designate your points to Waiakea High School.  The more points we get, the more scholarships we receive. - D. Tanabe







Meeting on Wednesday, Feb 25th in U-302 during morning recess.  We will discuss fundraising and Spanish Week.   - S. Kiriu





Editor:  Melissa Respicio                                Last Edited By:  Melissa Respicio     

Date:  02/20/2009                                          Edit Date:  02/20/2009