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GRADUATION WILL BE CLOSED TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC

Sorry, Graduation will be open to only ticket holders for the ceremony and lei giving.



**URGENT! If you picked up a yearbook on Friday, May 13th or Monday, May 16th 2022, from A202, please return them ASAP to A202. **

These yearbooks are damaged and need to be exchanged to Jostens upon confirmation of purchase. Thank you for supporting the yearbook staff. **



NEEDED: STAGE FLORA DECORATIONS FOR GRADUATION

If anyone has any of the plants or flowers listed below and would like to donate some trimmings for the graduation stage decoration it would be much appreciated. Please drop them off in front of the office on Thursday morning between 7:30-8:30am. Thank you!

Heliconia (preferably yellow)
Spath/peace lily
Yellow flowers
Monstera
Dracaena
Ti Leaf
Fern
Philodendron

 

CONGRATULATIONS NVMS PRINCIPAL LAURA AHN – PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR

Many of you have had Principal Ahn at Niu Valley, and we are so proud to announce that she has been selected as the Secondary Principal of the Year! We are so proud of our Kaiser Complex.

 

VARSITY TRACK HHSAA STATE CHAMPIONS

Congratulations to the following Track Cougars for placing at States!

Boys Long Jump – 2nd Kanoa Mahiko
Girls High Jump – 2nd Vanessa Steenhuis, 12th Elana Ingwers
Girls Pole Vault – 2nd Chloe Kinlaw, 15th Claudia Wagenvood
Girls 4x100M Relay – 8th Cammie Len, Mia Kanekoa, Kimberly McCoy, Kealia Kamalani
Girls 300M Hurdles – 3rd Chloe Kinlaw
Girls 800M Run – 7th Kimberly McCoy
Boys 200M Dash – 7th Kanoa Mahiko
Girls placed 7th overall and Boys placed 17th!

Hoʻomaikaʻi Cougars!


CONGRATULATIONS COUGAR WRESTLING

Most Valuable Team Member: Dianna-Ray Igawa-Ismael

OIA East Runner-up, 

7th place OIA Championship, HHSAA State Qualifier

 

Outstanding Male Wrestler; Steinar Tanaka

OIA East Runner-up, 

5th place OIA Championship, 

6th place HHSAA State Championship

 

Outstanding Female Wrestler; Waileia Vickery-Basug

7th Place OIA East Championship, HHSAA State Qualifier

 

Outstanding JV Wrestler; Owen Westpfal

6th place OIA JV Championship

 

Most Improved Wrestler; Maxwell Calandra

8th place OIA JV Championship,

OIA East Runner-up, 

8th Place OIA Championship, HHSAA State Qualifier

 

2022 Kaiser Wrestling's Hilina'i Award; Olena Hovey

Awarded for believing in the process and being a great teammate.

Congratulations on a great season!



REFLECTIONS STATE WINNERS 2022

Congratulations to the following Cougars who placed in the State Reflections Contest:

1st Place – Luke Bender, Literature
2nd Place – Ethan Yang, Literature
3rd Place – Moana Glassco, Literature
1st Place – Dylan Sukhabut, Music Composition
2nd Place – Trevor Hyun, Music Composition
1st Place – Jordyn Taguda, Photography
3rd Place – Evan Kawasaki, Photography

Congratulations!

 


AFJROTC SHOUT OUTS
Congratulations to Cadets Peter Asencios & Eden Redona for placing 2nd in the Hawaii State CyberPatriot Invitational Capture-the-Flag Competition!

Also, Congratulations to senior Cadet Andy Imaoka for receiving a $1000 scholarship from the Oahu Veterans Council!

Outstanding!


KAISER SWIM & DIVE TEAM SUMMER CONDITIONING

For all interested in joining Kaiser Swim or Girls Water Polo, summer conditioning will start May 31st  @ 4:00pm - 6:00pm. 

Beginners are welcome to join. Schedule is as follows: 

Kaiser Swim Team - Mondays and Wednesdays

Water Polo Team - Tuesdays and Thursdays 

For more information, please contact: 

Coach Skylar 
[email protected]
Coach Asa
– also contact Coach Asa if youʻre interested in diving.
[email protected]



KAISER AIR RIFLERY NEW MEMBERS ONLY

If you are interested in joining Air Riflery for their upcoming seaon, please email [email protected]



FOR THOSE WHO ARE INTERESTED IN JOINING COLOR GUARD NEXT YEAR:

The Kaiser Color Guard is starting up its season and is currently accepting new members! No prior experience is needed and equipment will be provided. Practice will be on Wednesdays from 3:30-7:00PM and Sundays from 1:00-6:00PM starting from June 22nd. There will be an informational meeting on Wednesday, May 25th from 6:30-7:00PM in the Band Room (G102) for the upcoming season. We also have a Google Form in the link below to collect basic information from those who are interested in joining the 2022 Color Guard team.  

https://forms.gle/sgaGtGk1miFtyS6U6 

For any questions, please contact Advisor Taryn Matsuda. 

[email protected]



SUPPORT THE CLASS OF 2024 AT FARMER’S MARKET THIS TODAY

They will be selling Ono Kine Treats: gummy bears, gushers, furikake party mix, macadamia and caramel popcorn will be available! Proceeds will go to the Class of 2024 for upcoming events.

 


ALOHA ASSEMBLY SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY, MAY 18TH

Period 1

8:00 – 8:57

Recess

8:57 – 9:12

Assembly (Grades 9th & 10)

KAP (Grades 11 & 12)

9:12 – 9:42

 

Assembly (Grades 11 & 12)

KAP (Grades 9 & 10)

9:50 – 10:20

Passing

10:20 – 10:27

Period 2

10:27 – 11:24

Passing

11:24 – 11:31

Period 3

11:31 – 12:28

Lunch/Passing

12:28 – 1:14

Period 4

1:14 – 2:11



**CORRECTION** Meeting this Wednesday** PROJECT GRADUATION 2023 COMMITTEE IS FORMING

Wednesday, May 18th @ 6:30pm via Zoom

Class of 2023 parents, donʻt miss this opportunity to be a part of the planning of your teen’s Project Graduation!

Join us here: 2023 Project Graduation
Meeting ID: 960 6841 9884

Passcode: cougars



KAISER HIGH SCHOOL COLORS COVID TESTING WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 18 from 7:30 am  to 8:30 am in front of the office.  Seniors, class of 2022 please be mindful and plan accordingly to get your test completed in a timely manner to attend class on time.  Please complete COLORS registration if you have not done so already. 

 

COLORS testing schedule for the remainder of the school year:

May 16, 18 & 23



PROJECT GRAD 2022 - FAQ: 
Project Grad sent out a FAQ (frequently asked questions) email last night.  If you didn't get it, you can access it
hereFAQ.  Also, if you did not get an email, please contact Project Grad at [email protected], as Project Grad either did not get your email, or may have mis-entered it while processing your forms. 

 

As further explained in the FAQ, Project Grad participants will need PCR testing prior to the event.  If you want to take advantage of the free testing at school, it will be on Wednesday, May 18th at Kaiser from 7:30 - 8:30 am.  See above.



COLOR COVID TESTING NEXT WEEK WILL BE MONDAY & WEDNESDAY

To accomodate our graduates for graduation and Project Graduation, Color COVID testing will be moved from Thursday to Wednesday. You must be registered before taking the test. If you have not registered, go to: Color COVID Testing. Parents must register their teens 17 years of age and younger.



PROJECT GRADUATION NEEDS PARENT VOLUNTEERS

Junior Parents:  Project Grad '22 is looking for a few volunteers to work for a couple hours at Kaiser on graduation night (May 20, approximately 5:30-8:30pm) to handle the check-in process for Project Grad.  This is a great way to learn the process to prepare for next year's event when your students are seniors, and is a wonderful gift to this year's committee of senior parents, so they can enjoy the graduation ceremony.  If you are interested, please email [email protected]



CLASS OF 2023 – DON’T FORGET TO BOOK YOUR SENIOR PHOTO’S

Juniors, you may now schedule your photo session with Expressions Hawaii. Call them at 808-951-7827 to schedule and mention that you’re with Kaiser High School. Click here for information: Expressions Flyer and see expressionshawaii.net to view their portfolio.



ASSESSMENT SCHEDULE SEMESTER 2

Here is the Final Assessment schedule. Please plan according. Note: lunch will be served each day.

 

Friday, May 13

Monday, May 16

Tuesday, May 17

8:00 – 9:30

Period 3 Assessment

Period 5 Assessment

Period 7 Assessment

9:30 – 9:55

Recess

Recess

Recess

9:55 – 10:00

Passing

Passing

Passing

10:00 – 11:30

Period 4 Assessment

Period 6 Assessment

Period 8 Assessment

11:30 – 12:15

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

12:15 – 1:45

 Tutorial/Make Ups

Tutorial/Make Ups

Make Ups

1:45 – 3:00

Assessment Grading

Assessment Grading

Assessment Grading

Wednesday, May 18 – Senior’s Last Day and Assembly



OUTSIDE FOOD DELIVERIES ARE NOT ALLOWED

Deliveries from food vendors, Door Dash, Uber Eats famiy and friends are strictly prohibited.



UPDATED GRADUATION INFORMATION

Just added: Q & A from the meeting and recording of the event. Please go to: Graduation Information for slides of the event, forms and more information.



CLASS 2022 LUNCH REFUNDS FOR THOSE NOT RETURNING TO KAISER NEXT YEAR

Seniors/Parents may start submitting the School Meal Account Refund Request form to the office.  This is to prepare for students who will be exiting Kaiser High School.  Since the lunch is free this school year, the senior can eat one lunch even when the account is $0.  The only time students will be charged is when selecting either only milk/juice or second milk/breakfast/lunch. If students are planning not to do this, they may request refund now.  Please download this form and bring it to the office: Lunch Refunds for those exiting Kaiser at the end of the school year.



CLASS OF 2024 IB DIPLOMA PROGRAMME AND IB CAREER-RELATED PROGRAMME

Due to continued interest in these two programs, Kaiser will accept applications from current sophomores for our IB DP and IB CP through the end of April.

IB DP APPLICATION

IB CP APPLICATION

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

IB Diploma Programme: Visit www.kaiseribdp.org and contact Brad Bogard, IB DP Coordinator, at [email protected] 

IB Career-related Programme: Visit www.kaiseribcp.org and contact Shareen Murayama, IB CP Coordinator, at [email protected]



DAILY WELLNESS CHECKS
As school resumes and everyone is excited to be back on campus, please make sure to have your teen follow the Daily Wellness Check before coming to school.

If any of these symptoms are present – STAY HOME!  

Fever higher than 100 degrees Fahrenheit

Chills

Cough

Shortness of breath

Fatigue

Muscle or Body Aches

Headache

New loss of taste or smell

Sore Throat

Congestion or runny nose

Nausea or vomiting

Diarrhea



MASKS MANDATE FOR HIDOE
Masks are mandatory while on in the classroom at Kaiser High School.



BREAKFAST AND LUNCH MENU
First Breakfast and Lunch are free.
2nd Breakfast cost is $2.40
2nd Lunch cost is $5.50
Additional entree, milk and juice costs will also be assessed.



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COLLEGE AND CAREER



COLLEGE VISITS

Sign up through Naviance, print view details to receive your ticket. All visits will be in H101 and are specifically for Kaiser students:

 

 

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, dont delay.

 

Visit College Visits to register for online virtual visits. Open to all classes. Meet a representative of each college and ask your questions!


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OPPORTUNITIES

LEARNING ENDEAVORS 1ST ANNUAL VOICES OF CHAMPIONS SHORT FILM COMPETITION FOR YOUNG WOMEN

Submit by May 20, 2022

Create a Two-Minute Video relating to Coastal Resilience in Hawaiʻi. Female individuals, teams, or female-led, mixed-gender geams are encouraged to participate.

Cash prizes up to $200 will be awarded. Please go to: Film Competition for more info.



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KAISER ATHLETICS

 

CLICK HERE FOR: PHYSICAL FORM 

CLICK HERE FOR: 
STUDENT PARTICIPATION FORM 

 

CLICK HERE FOR COVID -19 ASSUMPTION OF RISK FORM

 

 

COVID 19 ATHLETIC GUIDANCE HANDBOOK & EXEMPTION INFORMATION

All information you need about COVID19 and athletics can be found here: COVID 19 Athletic Guidance.

Guidelines, procedures, and forms for religious and medical exemptions are also included on this webpage.

 

 

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KAISER COMPLEX AND COMMUNITY NEWS 


HAWAII KAI LIONS CLUB FATHER’S DAY BREAKFAST IS BACK!

We are so proud of our partnership with the Hawaii Kai Lions Club. They support us in so many ways from landscaping, to refurbishing our counter tops and supporting Project Grad. Now itʻs our turn to  support the Lions by purchasing tickets to their annual Hawaii Kai Lions Club Father's Day Breakfast!

When: Sunday, June 19th - Kaiser High School
How: Drive Thru Pick Up Only - 6:30 am. to 10:00 am.
The Onoʻs: Fried Rice, scrambled eggs and pork sausage.  
Cost: Tickets $8.00

Pre order ticket(s) Hawaii Kai Lions Club - Father’s Day Breakfast Fundraiser

 

PTSA FARMER'S MARKET IS OPEN!
Every Tuesday 4:00pm – 6:00pm.  

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

May 18 – Aloha Assembly
 
May 18 – Last Day for Seniors
May 20 – Kaiser Graduation, 6:00pm   


                                                                 

Mahalo,                                                   
Ann Olson 
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
a[email protected]
www.kaiserhighschoolhawaii.org
Twitter: @KaiserHigh
Instagram: @kaiserhighschool_hi
Facebook: @kaiserhigh808

 

 

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

 [email protected]