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🌟ALL OIA – EAST TEAMS 🌟

Congratulations to the following athletes who have been named ALL -OIA East Softball, Volleyball and Baseball teams!

Baseball
1st Team – Noah Sham, Caleb Hamasaki
2nd Team – Davin Oshiro, Brennen Higa
Honorable Mention – Zach Ho, Mana Shigehara-Pang, Bryson Toner

 

Softball
1st Team – Rylee Yamasaki, Elyse Yoshioka
2nd Team – Lia Hamamura, Sadie Tanabe
Honorable Mention – Paisley Kuba, Taina Luhia, Kiera Uegawachi

Volleyball
2nd Team – Will Reynolds
Honorable Mention – Cobe Kawakami, Ryan Larson, Luke Mokulehua



KAISER CALENDARS FOR 2024-2025

For your planning purposes, the Kaiser High School Calendar and the A/B Matrix have been updated. To view please go to: KHS Calendars



MAHALO TO OUR HAWAII KAI LION’S CLUB – SAVING LIVES

The Hawaiʻi Kai Lion’s Club Rescue Tube project has saved lives from dangerous, unexpected ocean conditions. The Rescue Tube was in action as a young man saved 2 adults at China Walls. See video here: Oʻahu Man saves 2 at China Walls

Our HK Lion’s do so much for our community.

 


24/7 CRISIS RESOURCES

Our 24/7 Crisis Resources page is here.

 


FREE VIRTUAL STEM OPPORTUNITY – MAPPING CLIMATE JUSTICE
Rising 11th & 12th Graders in Hawaiʻi only. Deadline to register June 17th
This summer, trubel&co will be offering their free, virtual STEM course, Mapping Justice, to rising 11th and 12th graders in Hawai'i. Students who complete the 6-week course will have the opportunity to earn transferable college credits for free.

We still have spots available for our 2024 program -- if you're interested, complete the registration form  by Monday, June 17th to reserve your spot!*
*If space permits, we will continue to accept registrations until June 30th.

*Here are a few additional details about the Mapping Justice Hawai'i course:

  • The program runs from July 1 - August 10 and is online, and free for students.
  • Classes take place three mornings per week for two hours each, and the weekly time commitment is about 12-15 hours total (this includes time spent in class, plus completing weekly assignments, and collaborating with classmates)
  • Students will complete a group capstone project at the end of the course. View last year's projects here.
  • Students learn marketable geospatial data science skills (GIS) while exploring social issues that they care about. 
  • Our alumni have used their final projects to get into college, secure internships, and explore the intersections of identity, STEM, service, and social justice.

Visit trubel.co/mj-hi to enroll!
If you have questions, please contact [email protected]
Interested in learning more? Check out this video about the 2023 Mapping Justice: Florida program to hear from alumni!



CLASS OF 2024 GRADUATION PHOTOS

Class of 2024 Graduates and ‘ohana, if you would like to order a photo of your graduate receiving their diploma on stage, please contact Expressions Hawaii directly to access the private gallery link. Call them at 808-951-7827. Thank you!

 


HOLO EXPRESS BUS PASS FOR SY 2024 – 2025

The HIDOE will continue the Holo Express program with modifications for eligibility requirements:

  • Student attending grades 9 – 12; and
  • Student must attend their home school; and
  • Student must reside 1.5 miles or more from school in their district.

Applications can be processed online at https://iportal.k12.hi.us/express/ between July 15, 2024 to May 18, 2025. Please see letter from Superintendent Hayashi for more details.



SUMMER MEALS – SEAMLESS SUMMER OPTION

Summer meals are being offered at 23 schools throughout the state for public school students 18 and younger. Meals must be consumed on site and is not a grab-and-go. For more information and where the meals are being offered, please go to: HIDOE Summer Meals



QUEENʻS MEDICAL ENTER – EXPLORATION DAY|
For Classes of 2025, 2026 & 2027 – Deadline to apply June 21, 2024
Interested in the medical field? Take advantage of this opportunity to apply for an "exploration" day at Queens Medical Center.

Exploration Day 2024 – Event Information:
Date: July 25th, 2024
Timeframe: 8 am – 12:30 pm
Number of Attendees: LIMITED SEATS AVAILABLE – not everyone who applies will get into this opportunity  
Grade Range: 10th – 12th graders
Dress Code: Business casual attire and surgical face masks required (more details will be sent to selected applicants)
Lunch & Parking: Lunch will be provided (vegetarian options will be available) and parking validation will be given to those who park on campus.  All participants will need to find their own transportation to the event.
Click here to
view Agenda

Application & Selection Process:
Students that are interested will need to submit an application and resume to Nathan Fong via email at [email protected] (the application is attached to this email – name: QHS Exploration Day Application). Once all applications are received by the deadline, a committee will review the applicants and make a selection of the selected students.

Student Application Deadline: 6/21/2024

Committee Selection: 6/24/2024

Those who are selected will receive an acceptance letter via email and those who are not selected will be receiving a denial letter via email.



COUGAR TENNIS SUMMER CONDITIONING!

The Kaiser Tennis Program will begin Summer Conditioning on Monday, June 17 at 3:00pm at the Kaiser Tennis Courts. All interested students are welcome. Please be sure to submit the following forms to Trainer Kim prior to attending:

Current Physical
Parent Consent Form 
Concussion Form
We will also have a freshman and newcomer Orientation/Informational meeting for players and parents Monday 6/17 @ 5:30 pm at the Tennis Courts. Hope to see you there!

Any questions, please contact Coach Holly at (808) 352-4646 or [email protected]



COUGAR CROSS COUNTRY SUMMER PRACTICES

Summer XC practice will begin on June 12th. We will practice MWF from 8:30am-10:00am on campus. Students need to have a completed physical and all required athletic forms. You can put my email as the contact for further information. For any questions, please email Coach Emily Kiaha at: [email protected]



WATER POLO SUMMER PRACTICES BEGIN

Summer Water Polo practices begin today! Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2:30pm. Please have your forms completed prior to participation.



FOOTBALL SUMMER PRACTICES HAVE BEGUN

All practices begin at 4:00pm  
Week of June 17th – Tuesday – Friday
Week of June 24th – Monday - Friday
Be sure to have your forms completed and turned into the trainer’s room prior to practice.



KAMA’AINA KIDS AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM FOR THE UPCOMING SCHOOL YEAR

Kama’aina Kids is seeking group leaders for the Koko Head Elementary A+ program, Monday – Friday 1:30pm – 5:30pm at $16/ hour. Possibly higher with college experience/ relevant experience/ High school students may apply as aides for $14/hour. This part-time job offers a great opportunity to work with kids with no night or weekend shifts required. If you’re interested please call Caitlin Constantino at 808-291-6672.



FOOTBALL PARENTS/GUARDIANS

The 2024-25 Football Season will be here soon!  We are asking that all current and/or potential parents of players voluntarily complete this parent/guardian contact info google form so information can be provided to you via email through summer and throughout the new season!  This will be used as a means of communication for upcoming events, Cougar Booster Gear, fundraising, schedules, and other football-related activities.

Sign up here: 2024-2025 Parent/Guardian Contact Form

 


CLASS OF 2025 SENIOR PORTRAIT TIME!

Hello Class of 2025! 

Senior Year is soon to be here and we are so excited for this amazing time if all of your lives! 

Please schedule your Senior Portrait for the Yearbook with Expressions Photography Studio as soon as possible! Go to Expressions Hawaii to book, or call (808) 951 - 7827 to schedule your Senior Portrait Session between June 1 to August 17, 2024!

*Please be sure to enter the Students Legal Registered name, no parent names or nicknames.

Be sure to sign up early and don't procrastinate as slots fill up fast! Without your senior portrait, the yearbook will not be able to include your senior quote, baby photo, and birthplace! See the attached Senior Portrait Information Flyer for more specific details and information!


ALUMNI SIGN UP
Soon to be graduates and future alumni of Kaiser High School and all alumni out there who have not joined our list. Please join our Alumni Database to keep in touch with Kaiser High School.



SUMMER WRESTLING INTEREST
For anyone interested in participating in Wrestling, please email Scott Kazarian at [email protected].

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DIPLOMA PICK UP - CLASS OF 2024 GRADUATES

Seniors can pick up their Diploma Packet (including diploma, honor certificates, report card, and health records) beginning June 10th in the Registrar’s office. Packets must be picked up by the end of August 2024. Copies of your diploma will not be kept or reprinted.

Registrar’s Office hours are Monday-Friday, excluding state holidays, 7:30 am – 3:30 pm.

 



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COLLEGE & CAREER

 

SCHOLARSHIPS!

Seniors and Juniors, a wealth of scholarships are awaiting for your application. Get a head start now so you don’t miss any deadlines! Click here: Scholarships

 

COLLEGE VISITS please sign up on Scoir

For more information, register for off campus visits, and to see a full list of visits, click here: College Visits


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OPPORTUNITIES AND CONTESTS

HAWAI’I OPERA THEATRE YOUNG VOICES PROGRAM
Apply by June 15, 2024. For singers grades 9 – 12.
HOT's Young Voices Studio provides the opportunity for high school singers to work with HOT staff, artists in the community, and guest clinicians working professionally in opera nationally and internationally. Those accepted into the program receive voice coaching, classes in dance, stage combat and more. Studio members are also invited to attend all of HOTʻs operas for free.

The program is offered for free.  Audition is by online application and video submittal

For more information, please go to HOT Young Voices Studio.

 

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KAISER COUGAR ATHLETICS

CLICK HERE FOR: PHYSICAL FORM 

CLICK HERE FOR: STUDENT PARTICIPATION FORM 



GO – FAN NEW ONLINE SPORTS TICKETING APP

OIA Student Activity passes are only good for regular games, not pre or post season games.

For future games and GO FAN ticket information, please visit: GO FAN ticketing instructions on the Kaiser website.

 


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KAISER COMPLEX AND COMMUNITY NEWS

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UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Mahalo,                                                                                       

Ann Olson 
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
www.kaiserhighschoolhawaii.org
Instagram: kaiserhighschool_hi
Facebook: @kaiserhigh808

 

 

Continuous Notice of Nondiscrimination 

Click here for full Annual Notice of Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassement Statement

 

The Hawaii State Department of Education (HSDOE) and its schools do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, national origin, religion or disability in its programs and activities and provides equal access to designated youth groups, including the Boy Scouts. Please direct further inquiries regarding HSDOE nondiscrimination polices to: 

 

ADA/Section 504 Inquires

Krysti Sukita, ADA/504 Specialist 
Civil Rights Compliance Office
Hawaii State Department of Education
P.O. BOX 2360
Honolulu, HI 96804
(808) 586-3322 or relay

[email protected]

 

Title VI, Title IX,  and other Inquiries
Anne Marie Puglisi, Director 
Civil Rights Compliance Office
Hawaii State Department of Education
P.O. BOX 2360
Honolulu, HI 96804
(808) 586-3322 or relay

[email protected]