Kaiser HS eNotes
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KAISER RECEIVES 2022 OUTSTANDING SCHOOL AWARD BY CLIMBHI
ClimbHI is an orgaziation which enhances workforce development opportunities by building connectons between communities, businesses, organizations, and schools. Part of their program includes the LEI program (Leadership, Exploration and Inspiration), as well as Service Excellence and bringing together businesses and educators together. ClimbHI is here to inspire and prepare students for the future by providing exposure to careers, industries and educational pathways.
We are proud to to have been named an Outstanding School by ClimbHI!
SENIOR CLASS FAMILIES MEETING RECAP
For those who may of missed the meeting on Tuesday, please go to Graduation Information for all updates.
COURSE SELECTIONS FOR NEXT YEAR (2023-2024)
Students currently in grades 9, 10, and 11 (Class of 2024, 2025, 2026) are deciding which courses they'd like to request for next school year. Students should have received the Registration Information sent to their Kaiser email on Wed., Nov. 16. Any student who did not receive that email should inform the registrar, [email protected] . The email contains the Google Form LINK to submit course selections. The Google Form is ONLY accessible if logged in through a student's Kaiser email. Parents/Guardians should discuss course selections with their student(s). The Course Guide 2023-2024 is available on the Kaiser website, kaiserhighschoolhawaii.org > Academics.
The deadline for course selections is Friday, Dec. 2nd. Submissions after Dec. 2nd will be considered late and may affect students' overall schedule.
National Honors Society will be organizing a blood drive with the Blood Bank of Hawaii on January 27, 2023 in the library from 7 AM to 2:30 PM. Only 2% of Hawaii's population donates blood while 60% of residents will need blood in their lifetime, so your donation would have a huge impact in saving lives!
To schedule your appointment, please fill out the google form below by December 16th, 2022. Donors under 18 will need a signed parent consent form, accessible through the Google form or the library.
Note that students will be excused from their classes to donate blood, but are still responsible for missing work. Also, prior to scheduling an appointment, please make sure you meet health requirements to donate blood by visiting . For more information, please contact Mr. Bogard at . Thank you!
PLEASE HELP SUPPORT THE KAISER GRAPHICS CLUB!
Order by December 5th
We will be selling customized wooden ornaments and gift tags for the upcoming holiday season. Prices range from $1 to $5 each. To view samples and order, please complete the google form attached here: https://forms.gle/ANkobXpFxUS2WfBr9 by December 5, 2021.
Pickup will be on December 14 at the Farmer’s Market from 4pm to 6pm or in F101 during non-instructional school hours from December 15-17. Payment can be made either in cash or checks made payable to “Kaiser High School”
GOLF INFORMATIONAL MEETING, FRIDAY DECEMBER 9TH DURING LUNCH
If you are interested in trying out for the Kaiser Golf Team, there is a mandatory meeting on Friday, December 9, during lunch in A-101. All requirements for eligibility will be discussed at the meeting. If you cannot attend the meeting, please see Mr. Nakamura in A-101 as soon as possible.
TRACK & FIELD PRE-SEASON PRACTICES
Track & Field is now having pre-season practices every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:15-4:15pm at the track. All students are welcome! No experience necessary! For any questions, please contact Coach Bill Thomas at (808) 954-5482.
SEMESTER 1/ QUARTER 2 ASSESSMENT SCHEDULE
Please visit Bell Schedule and Calendars to view the Quarter 1 Assessment schedule.
GRADUATION FLORAL DISPLAY ARTISTS AND FOLIAGE
The senior class is seeking talented florists to help put together the floral decorations for the stage for graduation. They will also be needing flowers and foliage during that time. If interested, please email Ms. Mathew at [email protected].
CLASS OF 2025 IB DP and IB CP EXTENDED APPLICATION DEADLINE – Now - DEC 2nd.
Due to continued interest, current sophomores who would like to enter the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme or Career-related Programme next school year can still submit an application by the extended deadline, December 2. If you want to find out more about these prestigious programs that are ideal preparation for college and much more, then visit the following websites or contact the coordinators.
International Baccalaureate Organization: www.ibo.org
Following are direct links to the applications:
TOYS FOR TOTS BOX IN OFFICE
AVID is collecting toys for the Marine Corps Toys for Tots program from 11/21-12/9. If you're interested in donating a new, unwrapped toy please drop it off at the front office, H101, or C304.
PROJECT GRADUATION INFORMATION
ATTENTION 2023 SENIORS AND PARENTS/GUARDIANS:
Project Grad 2023 is an overnight event open to all Seniors to celebrate their graduation from Kaiser High School. The festivities will start right after the graduation ceremony and finish the following morning. We will provide a fun, safe, alcohol and drug-free environment to celebrate the achievement of the Class of 2023!
Register your Senior here.
Register early to save money! Payment Options and Schedule:
$200 until December 16, 2022
$250 until January 31, 2023
$300 after January 31, 2023
We need your help to make PG 23 a super event for your child!
Sign up here: Class of 2023 Project Graduation Volunteer Form
To learn more about PG23 click here: https://kaiserptsa.com/project-grad-2023
Mahalo for your support!
CAREER AND COLLEGE
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.
FALL 2022 STATEWIDE VIRTUAL FAFSA COMPLETION EVENTS
Visit Scholarships for all of the latest scholarship opportunities! Apply today, don’t delay.
Sign up through Naviance, print view details to receive your ticket. All visits will be in H101 and are specifically for Kaiser students:
Visit College Visits to register for online virtual visits. Open to all classes. Meet a representative of each college and ask your questions!
YOUTH SUMMIT ON CLIMATE CHANGE OPPORTUNITY
Saturday, December 3rd 8:30am – 3:30pm @Hawaiʻi State Capitol
Bringing together youth ages 14 – 16, policymakers, and eduators.
This project is dedicated to engaging youth(14 years to 26) in our democracy by
- Building relations between lawmakers and youth
- Conveying information about the legislative process and building skills to interact with it.
- Empowering youth to amplify their voices
Go to climatefuturehawaii.org to register
UPCOMING GAMES – GO COUGARS!
12/03 – JV Girls Tennis vs. Castle @ Kaiser, 9:00am
12/03 – Lady Cougar Soccer @ Kailua, 5:30pm
12/03 – Cougar Soccer Vs. Kailus @ Kaiser, 5:30pm
12/03 – Cougar Wresting Week 2
12/03 – Cougar Swim Qualifying Meet @ Kalani, 2:00pm
12/07 – JV Baseball vs. Roosevelt @ Kaiser, 3:00pm
12/07 – Cougar Soccer @ Kaiser, 5:30pm
12/07 – Lady Cougar Soccer vs. Kalani @ Kaiser, 5:30pm
Girls who haven't played JV softball this Fall, or Varsity softball last Spring, and would like information on trying out this Spring, should call or text
Coach Mitch 306-3610
Go to Kaiser Athletics for updated sports information
KAISER COMPLEX AND COMMUNITY NEWS
Farmerʻs Market now closes at 6:00pm due to winter hours
12/07 – Friends of Kaiserr PTSA, 6:00pm in Library
12/15 – SCC meeting, 5:00pm in Admin Conference Room
12/16 – Winter Fantasy @ Japanese Cultural Center, 5:30pm
Parent Community Network Coordinator (PCNC)
Henry J. Kaiser High School
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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