Waiakea High School

Daily Bulletin

 

          

 Bulletin# 117

Thursday  February 26,  2009

SY 2008-2009

 

                                               

GENERAL

2009 YEARBOOK ORDERS

From Wednesday, February 25, 2009- Friday, February 27, 2009, you can place an order for a 2009 WHS Yearbook.  This will be your last chance to order a standard yearbook.  Yearbooks are $50.00 and you can pay with either a check written to WHS or cash.  Yearbooks are being sold during lunch recess only in D-201.  If you are unsure of whether or not you purchased a yearbook, come by D-201during recess time only and check if your name is listed on the door.   - K. Castillo

HAWAII-OKINAWA STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM:

Interested in traveling to Okinawa?  A maximum of 25 students STATEWIDE will be selected to participate in home-stay in Okinawa scheduled for June 12-27, 2009.  Students are responsible for their airfare of approximately $1,300, plus cost of a U.S. passport, three meetings on Oahu, and any personal incidentals.  All accommodations, meals, and ground transportation in Okinawa will be provided by the Okinawan government and/or host family.  If interested see Mrs. Tanabe in E-103 for an application.  Questions may also be directed to sophomore Eric Hatada who participated in this program last year.    Deadline:  March 6, 2009. - D. Tanabe

AFTERSCHOOL CONCESSION

"I'm lovin' it!"  Get your hamburgers, double cheeseburgers, or McChicken sandwiches today at the afterschool concession in E-103.  There's also other snacks and drinks available.  Tomorrow's special is chili from Don's Grill and it is also the last day for the Class of 2012's concession.   Thank you for your support of our fundraising efforts!   - K. Uyeda

YOKOSO JAPAN TRIP!

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

ALOHA FRIDAY

Wear aloha attire this Friday, February 27 and come to C102 during morning recess to receive a treat.  You will also be entered into a prize drawing for a PKP gift card.  Mahalo. - K. Kaleohano

JUNIOR COUNTRY FAIR

The class of 2010 will be hosting the Junior Country Fair on Sat., March 7, 2009 from 9 am- 1-pm at the Waiakea High School Cafeteria.  Blane's bentos for $6 will also be sold.  If interested in purchasing one, pleasee see Ms. Yanagisawa in P4. - P. Yanagisawa

SENIOR CLASS BLOOD DRIVE:

Our annual blood drive will be held on Friday, March 20th in our library.  Please get permission forms from Mrs. Poai in U202 or from any Blood Drive Committee Member. Please give the gift of life! - Y. Bright-Poai

SGA & CLASS CANDIDATES:

There will be a MANDATORY meeting for all SGA & class candidates during morning recess this Friday in E-103.  All candidate packets are due at this time.   - D. Tanabe

UH MANOA - ACCEPTED STUDENTS PRESENTATION

Attention to all seniors who have been admitted to the University of Hawaii at Manoa, there will be a presentation on Monday, March 2, 2009 at 9:45am in the Library. If you have been admitted into UHManoa, come to GRAC for a pass. The presentation will enclude information on the enrollment process, the New Student Orientation program, Housing, Placement Exams, and important dates to remember.  Any questions, come to GRAC. - N. Okinaka

WHS SUMMER SCHOOL 2009

Summer School Course Catalog and application packet  is  available at Ku Haaheo, main office, registrar's office and the counselors.  Deadline to sign up for courses is April 17.  Don't wait till the last minute. - J. Nekoba

SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP

EAST HAWAII HIROSHIMA KENJIN KAI  - is offering two $1,000 scholarships. The applicant must be a child or grandchild of a member of the Hiroshima Kenjin Kai.  Above average record in scholastic standing.  Deadline :  April 18, 2009. - N. Okinaka

SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP

2009 STUDENT - VIEW SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM  -   Student Insights is sponsoring a scholarship contest for high school seniors. The program is offering $7,000 worth of scholarships. (1 - $4,000, 1 - $1,000,  4 - $500) No minimum SAT/ACT score or GPA, no essay, or application fees. Simply log on to www.student-view.com . and complete a 15 - 20 min. survey about colleges in your

area. Scholarship will be awarded via a random drawing. Deadline April 22, 2009. For more information about the company, log on to wwwstudentinsights.com. or call at 724-612-3685 or contact@studentinsights.com. Any questions, come GRAC. - N. Okinaka

INTERESTED IN WORKING PART-TIME?

To All 2009-2010 Business Academy students interested in working part-time in a medical office or financial institution position, please see Mrs. Kojima by March 6 (Friday).    Get a head start on your job search!   - S. Kojima

 

SPORTS

 

 

MEETINGS

CLASS OF 2011:

There will be a council meeting today, lunch recess in E-103. - D. Tanabe

 

FACULTY & STAFF

 

Editor:  Melissa Respicio                                Last Edited By:  Melissa Respicio     

Date:  02/25/2009                                          Edit Date:  02/25/2009