Kaiser HS eNotes
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CONGRATULATIONS COUGAR VOD RUNNER UPS
Yesterday, Principal Mew congratulated the runner ups for the Voice of Democracy contest hell earlier. Congratulations to Carson Oakley, 2nd Place and Brennan Tamashiro, 3rd Place runner up for the region. It was a 1, 2, 3 Kaiser sweep!
Also, keep track of what AFJROTC cadets have been doing since blended learning has returned in January! To view highlights: AFJROTC Activities
ADMIN & FACULTY SEND A FUN MESSAGE TO STAY FOCUSED IN QUARTER 4
Cougar Admin & Faculty pieced together a short inspirational and fun message to keep it going for the 4thQuarter! To view: KHS 4th Quarter Video. Enjoy!
ANXIETY & DEPRESSION PRESENTATION
Monday, April 19th @ 6:30pm
Please join us for this special presentation.
- How to attend - Use this link to join the WebEx event: https://bit.ly/31VthCs
- Who should attend - Any students or families interested in learning about anxiety & depression (facts, coping strategies, etc.)
- Presenter - Dr. Apostolis Amaxopoulos (Dr. Tolly), Clinical Psychologist, Roosevelt Complex
Hosted by: Kaiser High School Counseling Department. Link will be on the website home page on the day of the event for your convenience.
QUARTER 3 PRINCIPAL’S LIST IS POSTED!
Congratulations to all of our Cougars who achieved a 4.0 or higher for Quarter 3. Please visit: Principal’s List
NEED: CTE PARENTS FOR UH FOCUS GROUP
The University of Hawaiʻi @ Mānoa Curriculum & Development College of Education is seeking parents of students who are enrolled in any of our CTE programs to do a focus group on what they think is working well and what may need improvement.
The tentative focus group dates will be next Thursday, Friday or Saturday at 2:00pm, April 15th – 17th. If you can participate and help to make our CTE programs here and Mānoa better, or if you have any questions regarding the focus group, please email Nanette Miles, MSCP at: email@example.com . Mahalo!
CTE SENIORS & JUNIORS HIDOE HAS SUMMER PAID OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOU
Internship period – June 1 – July 16, 2021 – 20 hours per week
Applications are due April 22, 2021
Please visit 2021 CTE Summer Internship, for more information and to apply!
Find everything you need to know for graduation, including replay meeting information, parking and questions & answers here: 2021 Graduation Information
CLASS OF 2022 LEADERSHIP BAKE SALE & DONATION DRIVE
Come visit the Class of 2022 every Tuesday during the month of April at the Kaiser Farmers Market from 4-6pm!
All donations and funds will go to Kama'aina Kids. We are also accepting children's books, coloring books, and school supplies. See you there!
CLASS OF 2022 – COLLEGE KICK START SUMMER WORKSHOPS
Three Sessions all 9:00am – 12:00noon: June 16th – 18th; June 23rd – 25; July 21st – 23rd
Space is limited and will be held virtually or in person in room H101. Please download information and registration form here: College Kick Start Workshop. Should you have any questions please feel free to contact Ms. Nii at: firstname.lastname@example.org or Mr. Teraoka at: email@example.com
SBA AND EOC TESTING FOR 2021
All 11th grade students will take the Smarter Balanced Assessments in English Language Arts and Literacy and Mathematics. All students enrolled in Biology will take the End of Course Exam Biology. Each department is determining how these tests will be administered. Students will be informed of the testing arrangements through their respective English, Math or Biology teachers.
Please contact the school’s test coordinator, Marilynn Yano at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
The English department has decided to test students on Wednesdays in April. Students will be notified through their English teachers as to when they are assigned for testing. Students should check their school email for additional information as well.
Students should report to their testing site at their scheduled times. They should bring their own pencils and headphones/earbuds that will work with the Chromebook computers. Due to COVID-19 concerns, these items may not be borrowed from the school. The school will provide the computers for students to use. Once students are finished with their test, they may leave campus.
KAISER CULINARY CLASS FUNDRAISER!
Now through May
In conjunction with Honolulu Coffee, Support Hawaiʻi High School Culinary Programs created a fundraiser in which $5 of the special Haumana blend coffee will be donated to Kaiser High School’s culinary program. Go to
REPORTING AN ABSENCE
Please call the school at 394-1200 and make sure you speak with the office staff. To do so, please:
Choose prompt #3 for the Office Staff – do not choose #2 for attendance.
Then press # 1 for Front Office.
The #2 Attendance is not a monitored line and you will be directed to a mailbox.
Make sure your teen also informs the teacher of their absence via Google Classroom.
COMING ON CAMPUS?
Make sure you check the Daily Wellness Check before coming to campus. If you answer yes to any of the questions, please stay home.
RETURN TO LEARN
Centralized web page to all the information you need regarding Semester 2 and More! Head on over to Return to Learn
CURBSIDE GRAB AND GO MEALS ON PAKALA STREET
Breakfast – 7:30am – 8:00am, only $1.10
Lunch – 12:10pm – 12:45pm, only $2.75
Friday, April 9
Cinnamon Raisin Bagel w/Cream Cheese, Pineapple, Fruit Juice
Pepperoni Pizza, House Salad w/Edamame, 100% Fruit Juice
Monday, April 12
Cereal & Toast, Peaches, Fruit Juice
Chicken Patty w/Gravy, Steamed Rice, Hot Vegetables, Peaches
Tuesday, April 13
Ham Links & Steamed Rice, Pineapple, Apple Sauce
Incredible Burger, Potatp Wedges, Crudite & Dip, Fruit Slushy
COLLEGE AND CAREER
TEACHING IS MY JAM! UH COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
Saturday, April 10, 2021 @ 9:00am – 2:30pm
Cougars are you considering a career in teaching? Join Teacher Academy high school students and their advisors as they come together for a day of learning at the 2nd UH Mānoa Teacher Academy Camp on Saturday, April 10 from 9:00-2:30. This year, the camp will be virtual with sessions such as Social-Emotional Learning, Escape Room, Your 1st Week of Teaching, and Arts Integration, to name a few. Space is still available.
UH COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING SUMMER OPPORTUNITY
For all students grades 9 – 12
Starts June 7th for 4 weeks M – Th 1:00 – 5:00pm
This program is funded via the National Transportation Institute grant initiative from the Federal Highways Admin. Explore various modes of transportation (land, sea, air and transit) through a virtual learning environment. This program will be conducted via Zoom. Please click here for more information and to register: 2021 Summer Transportation Ed
GET CASH FOR COLLEGE COMPLETE THE FAFSA!
Sign up for Financial Aid Information Nights to help you learn how to get access to over $150 billion in grants, loans and work-study funds to help pay for college.
Presented by Gear Up Hawaiʻi and Hawaiʻi P-20. For questions email FAFSA@hawaii.edu. Choose one of the dates below.
Wednesday, April 21
COLLEGE & CAREER VIRTUAL OFFICE HOURS FOR C/O 2021
Please visit Events and Announcements for this week’s Virtual hours!
Visit Events and Announcements for individual Class reminders, College Essay assistance, College search help, internship opportunity with Brian Schatz, Hawaii Congressional Applications to US Service Academies, ACT and SAT announcements and so much more.
Visit Scholarships for all of the latest scholarship opportunities! Apply today, don’t delay.
Visit College Visits to register for online virtual visits. Open to all classes. Meet a representative of each college and ask your questions!
4/10 – Native Hawaiian Science & Engineering Mentorship Program Deadline
4/11 – Northern Arizona U Senior Next Steps Info Session , 2:00pm
4/12 – CSUN Northridge, Sonoma State; Learn about the WUE for Hawaii students, 3:00pm
4/14 – Honolulu Community College Auto Academy, 10:00am
ADVENTURES IN PEER MEDITATION,
April 7th – 29th
Sponsored by the Matsunaga Peace Institute, The Peer Mediation Conference has been bringing together youth peer mediators (ages 8 to 18 years old) for over thirty years. This is the first year the conference has gone virtual to connect peer mediators around Hawai’i and others aspiring to develop their own peer mediation program. The events are free and open to everyone who wants to learn more about peer mediation. We encourage youth and adults that work with youth to attend.
Join in on Skill Workshops such as; Assertive Communicaiton Training, How to be a Good Friend, What is your Conflict Style, Itʻs a Vibe: Non verbal Communication, We all feel these things and so much more.
For more information and to sign up please go to: Adventures in Peer Meditation
HOʻOHANA PLASTIC RECYCLING ART COMPETITION
Deadline April 11, 2021
1st Place - $100
2nd Place - $75
3rd Place - $50
Raise awareness of plastic pollution by creating art from plastic. Send your submissions to Instagram account @ho.ohonamurals.
THE ATHERTON YMCA HAS MADE THESE VIRTUAL OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE FOR OUR TEENS!
From Teen Game Nights, E-Sports and Beyond High School Workshops. The Atherton YMCA has it all for you. Please visit: Atherton YMCA for information about each of these opportunities.
4/12 – Golf @ Waikele Country Club
4/17 – Varsity Tennis vs. Kailua @ Kaiser, 2:00pm
4/17 – Track & Field @ Kaiser, 3:00pm
4/19 – Golf @ Oahu Country Club, 7:30am
4/21 – Boys Volleyball vs. Moanalua @ Kaiser, 5:00pm
KAISER COMPLEX AND COMMUNITY NEWS
PTSA FARMER’S MARKET HELP US MONITOR
If you are a PTSA member, please consider joining us and volunteering for a shift on Tuesday from 3:30 – 6:00pm. We need people to help monitor the market to keep it safe. Plus you get a chance to go shopping, meet the community and have fun. If you’re interested, please sign up here: Farmer’s Market Sign Up.
HAWAII KAI LION’S CLUB IN NEED OF USED EYEGLASSES
The Hawaii Kai Lion’s Club has brought their eyeglasses drive to Kaiser High! Please drop off your used, but still in good condition eyeglass at the front office. There is a box there at the entrance. Mahalo for your donation! Lion’s Clubs bring the spectacles to needed countries around the world. So, the whole world can see a little better.
PTSA FARMER'S MARKET IS OPEN!
Every Tuesday 4:00pm – 6:00pm.
Apr. 19 – Anxiety & Depression Presentation, 6:30pm
Apr. 21 – Wear Purple! Celebrate Military Child Month
Apr. 22 – SCC Meeting, 5:00pm
Apr. 29 – Mandatory Graduation Meeting for Class of 2021, 6:30pm
May 05 – Friends of Kaiser PTSA, 6:00pm
Parent Community Network Coordinator (PCNC)
Henry J. Kaiser Highschool
An International Baccalaureate World School,
AVID Certified, Advanced Placement and Dual Credit School
511 Lunalilo Home Road
Honolulu, HI 96825
Phone: (808) 394-1200 ext. 2241
Continuous Notice of Non-Discrimination
The Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) and its schools do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, and religion in its programs and activities. Please direct inquiries regarding HIDOE nondiscrimination policies as follows:
Beth Schimmelfennig, Director
Rhonda Wong, Compliance
Aaron Oandasan, Title VI
Toby Yamashiro, Title VII
Nicole Isa-Iijima, Title IX
Krysti Sukita, ADA/504
Civil Rights Compliance Branch
Hawaii State Department of Education
P.O. Box 2360
Honolulu, Hawaii 96804 (808) 586-3322 or relay
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