Waiakea High School

Daily Bulletin

 

          

 Bulletin# 050

Tuesday  October 21,  2008

SY 2008-2009

 

                                               

GENERAL

WIN THE ULTIMATE PROM

To all students:  Do you want to help the Senior Class get $25,000?  Go online to wintheultimateprom.com & register as a voter.  Vote for Waiakea High School from today through November 15.  You can vote once a day.  Voters must be 13 & older, so get parents and friends to register & vote.  UNDERCLASSMEN:  WE NEED YOUR HELP!!!  If we win, prizes will be given to the classes who voted.  Waiakea High is up against all other High School's in the nation so VOTE EVERY DAY so we can win $25,000. -T. Kawada

GATES MILLENNIUM SCHOLARS

This scholarship is available to Seniors who are African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American with a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or better.  Other criteria include enrolling at an accredited college or university full-time beginning in the fall of 2009.  Applicants must demonstrate leadership via participation in community service, extracurricular or other activities.  Apply on-line at www.gmsp.org or come to GRAC for more information.  Paper applications must be postmarked by January 12, 2009.   - T. Kawada

CLASS OF 2010 AFTER-SCHOOL CONCESSION

Support the class of 2010 at the after-school concession in E103 for the month of October!  Daily specials include:  McDonald's, Domino's, and Taco Bell. - P. Yanagisawa

KÜ HA'AHEO ATTENDANCE MAKE UP

After-school Attendance Makeup  Sessions begin in C 102 on Monday, October 13 and continue until  Thursday, November 20, 2008.  Sessions are from 2:30-3:30pm on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, and from 2-3pm on Wednesday.  There are no attendance makeup sessions on Fridays.  There are only 30 seats available daily, so don't wait until the last days.  Even if you don't have 5 absences, you may want to attend Attendance Makeup sessions as insurance against unexpected absences.   The three Saturday School sessions are on  Saturdays, November 22 and December 13 from 8am to 12:20pm, and on Wednesday, December 3 from 2-6:20pm.  There is no reason/excuse for any student to get a U on their report card because of excessive absences.  See the atttendance coordinator, Mrs Kiyonaga in Rm P-4. - P. De Morales

CLASS OF 2009 CAP AND GOWN ORDER PACKETS

ATTENTION ALL SENIORS!!! It's time to order your cap and gown for Commencement in June!  Pick-up your order packets from Mrs. Sakai-Kawada's room in GRAC on Tuesday, October 21 and Wednesday, October 22 during morning recesses ONLY.  You must pick-up your own packet and sign for it - you may not pick-up for someone else or have anyone else pick-up for you!  If you do not pick up a packet, you won't be able to order a cap or gown.  Remember:  if you do not have a cap and gown, you CANNOT walk the line at Commencement! - K. Sato

UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA - COLLEGE OPPORTUNITIES PROGRAM (COP)

College Opportunities Progam (COP) provides an alternative pathway for seniors who want to attend UH Manoa, but do not meet the minimum requirements for admission.  Participants attend an intensive, 5 week summer academic and residential program focused on preparing individuals for a successful freshman year at UH Manoa.  There is no cost to participate in the 5 week summer program as room, board, books and instructional expenses are covered by COP.  Participants who successfully complete the summer program requirements are admitted to UH Manoa and advance to COP's First-Year Academic Program in the Fall.  There are eligibility and application requirements for COP, such as being economically disadvantaged.   Application deadline is December 5, 2008 (Priority), January 27, 2009 (final).  If you are interested, please see Mrs. Sakai-Kawada (GRAC) or Mrs. Tagawa (P5) for more information and the application.  Thank you!     - H. Tagawa

 

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

NHS SENIOR MEMBERS

There will be a meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 22 during lunch recess in Room R-204.  Meeting will start promptly at 12:00 - J. Nekoba

CLASS OF 2011 PANDAS:

There will be a class council meeting this Thursday, lunch recess in U-101.  All chairpersons and English class reps, please attend. - D. Tanabe

LEO CLUB

There will be a general membership meeting today, lunch recesss in B-102. - J. Hosaka

FUTURE EDUCATORS ASSOCIATION:

Important meeting on Wednesday to discuss and plan for A+ activities, U202, lunch recess. - Y. Bright-Poai

SENIORS INTERESTED IN THIS YEARS CHRISTMAS PROGRAM

All senior interested in participating in this years Christmas program, please come to an informational meeting on Wednesday, October 22 in Q204 during lunch recess.  If you are interested but unable to attend please see Nyssa Aoki or Mrs. Higa. - L. Higa

 

FACULTY & STAFF

ARCHFILE

Learning Opportunities for Professional Development - Driver Education Teacher Continuing Education Courses - M. Respicio

PP/CLERICAL INSTITUTE DAY - OCT 16:

MAHALO many times over to the Custodians, Close-Up, Interact, and Key Clubs, Admin, Security, Sherlette Shiigi's Art Class, Terry Shigemi, Art Roberts, Athletic Dept, Patty Gutzeit (Home Econ Rooms), Lea Geraci, Lynn Okuna, Karen Irie, Kori Medeiros,  June Wung, Gerod Victorine, Peggy Kealoha, Jamie Nekoba, for your help and support and to all the teachers who allowed us to use their rooms. Every thing went smoothly and the institute day was a success (about 250-300) EAs, clerical, custodial, security, and other participants. If I forgot anyone, my sincerest apologies, and I THANK YOU, TOO.   MAHALO NUI LOA!! from my heart, YOU'RE THE BEST!! - M. Masaki

KIDS VOTE: 

ALL SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHERS ARE SCHEDULED TO TAKE THEIR CLASSES TO EITHER THE COMPUTER LAB OR LIBRARY STARTING OCTOBER 21-30.  SCHEDULES HAVE BEEN DISTRIBUTED.  STUDENT PASSWORDS WILL BE DELIVERED THE DAY BEFORE YOU ARE SCHEDULED TO VOTE.  THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR HELP! - Y. Bright-Poai

 

Editor:  Melissa Respicio                                Last Edited By:  Melissa Respicio     

Date:  10/20/2008                                          Edit Date:  10/20/2008