Kaiser HS eNotes

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COUGARS, IT’S TIME TO GET FANCY!
Yearbook has a special request, “Although we weren’t able to have any dances this year, we still want to see you in your formal wear. Send a picture of you and your friends all decked-out to yearbook@kaiserhs.k12.hi.usby Tuesday, March 2nd. This is your last chance to be featured in the yearbook!” Have fun.



GENE LAB FOR HIGH SCHOOLS (GL4HS)
Virtual Internship June 21 – July 16, 2021. Deadline to apply March 1st 5:00PM PT.
A 4-week intensive training program for rising high school juniors and seniors hosted by NASA Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley. GL4HS provides an opportunity for students to immerse themselves in space life sciences with a specific focus on omics-based bioinformatics research, the science of collecting and analyzing complex biological data such as genetic codes and computational biology.

Please visit GL4HS for  more information and eligibility requirements.



DATE CHANGE! PRINCIPAL’S COFFEE & DECAF COFFEE HOUR
Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 8:30am or 6:30PM
Due to the number of inquiries we have regarding Graduation, we decided to delay our Principal’s coffee hour until next Thursday when we will have more information to share about Graduation this year.
Our topics will include Graduation, Sports, Student mental health, Blended learning and anything else on your mind. Your feedback and comments are very important to us.
Please join Principal Mew and me for an informal talk session. Click here to sign up:
March Principal’s Coffee Hour



C/O 2021 CAP & GOWN PICKUP FOR THIS WEEK,
Thursday and Friday, 2/24 – 26 2:30 – 4:00PM in room K207
For those still needing to pick up their Cap and Gown package or those needing to exchange the Cap or Gown for a different size, please visit K207 at the times listed above.



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

 

 

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CURBSIDE GRAB AND GO MEALS ON PAKALA STREET
Breakfast – 7:30am – 8:00am, only $1.10
Lunch – 12:10pm – 12:45pm, only $2.75

 

Breakfast

Lunch

Friday, Feb 26

Cinnamon Raisin Bagel w/Cream Cheese, Pineapple, 100% Fruit Juice

Pepperoni Pizza, House Salad w/Edamame, 100% Fruit Juice

Monday, Mar 01

Pepperoni Pizza Stick, Fruit Juice Craisins

Chicken Patty w/Gravy, Steamed Rice, Hot Vegetables, Pineapple

Tuesday, Mar 02

Ham Links, Steamed Rice, Pineapple, Applesauce

Incredible Burger, Potato Wedges, Crudite & Dip, Fruit Slushy

 

 

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COLLEGE AND CAREER

 

COLLEGE & CAREER CLASS VISIT RECORDINGS
Mahalo to all who attended the class visits with College & Career. For those who missed it, here are the links to the replay of the events:

Freshmen & Sophomore Class Visit Replay  Password:  iSNiYUp4

Junior Class Spring Visit Replay  Password: Kaiser2021



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, March 3
Wednesday, March 24
Wednesday, April 21

Register here



C/O 2021 NIAAA STUDENT ATHLETE SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY
Deadline to apply, February 28, 2021
Please visit NIAAA Student Athlete Scholarship for more information and to apply.


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, dont delay.

Explore UH System Scholarships – deadline 3/01
TIM Scholarship UH Mānoa – deadline 3/15
Executive Women International Scholarship Program – deadline 3/12
Elks CA – HI Scholarships – deadline 3/15
and more!

 

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

 


02/25 – UH Mānoa for Seniors only, 6:30pm
03/02 – Cal Poly San Luis Obispo for Seniors, Juniors and Sophomores, 2:30pm
03/03 – UH Hilo for Seniors, Juniors and Sophomores, 1:00pm
03/05 – Honolulu Community College Transportation, 2:00pm   
03/09 – Temple University Japan, 2:30pm
03/09 – KCC Next Steps Application Workshop for Seniors, 6:30pm
03/11 – KCC Next Steps Application Workshop for Seniors, 2:30pm
03/11 – KCC/LCC School of Ocean & Earth Science & Technology, 3:00pm

 

 

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OPPORTUNITES

 

JUST FUTURES SUMMIT FOR YOUTH
Saturday, March 6, 2021 3:00 – 5:00PM
High school youth are invited to join the Civic Education Council's Just Futures Summit. The Summit will bring youth leaders together who are working on many different issues and community concerns. Teens who are interested in exploring courageous and controversial topics that matter to our communities and creating spaces for true exchange and listening across different viewpoints, please complete the form linked below for an invitation to the summit. This organization does not endorse any particular political candidate or legislation.

Just Futures Summit for Youth



KUPU HAWAI’I YOUTH CONSERVATION CORPS SUMMER PROGRAM
Deadline to apply, February 26, 2021

Applications are now open for students who will be 17 years old by the first day of training in June. For more information on how you can gain restoration experience and spend the summer months serving outdoors please visit: KUPU HYCC Summer for more information and to apply.  

 

 

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KAISER ATHLETICS

 

CLICK HERE FOR: PHYSICAL FORM 

CLICK HERE FOR: 
STUDENT PARTICIPATION FORM 

 

 

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KAISER COMPLEX AND COMMUNITY NEWS


PURPOSITY APP– A WAY TO HELP OUR STUDENTS IN NEED
Ever wonder how we can help students in need from around the state? The HiDOE Homeless Concerns Department posts student needs on an app called Purposity. Download the app and follow Hawaii Public Schools. Our DOE community homeless liaisons  manage the app and will make sure the student receives the item you donated. Mahalo!



EDUCATION INCUBATOR – HOME AS PĀNĀNĀ
March 16th & 18th
Education Incubator is an organization rooted in the Foundations of Aloha and focuses on how to rEInvent Learning at home. They are offering a two day course, Home as Pānānā – Pā: Place, Nānā: to observe, notice, pay attention. Participants will be encouraged and provided resources to designate a peaceful/safe space in their home or yard. Then they will be encouraged and provided resources to designate an observation space in their home or yard.

Visit their website here, or register for the event at bit.ly/eipanana.



PTSA FARMER'S MARKET

To ensure we can keep the market going, it is important to adhere to safety guidelines and some rules: 

  • Please do not enter the market prior to 3:45PM. Vendors need time to safely set up and get ready for you. 
  • Wear a Mask. No Mask - No Entry.
  • Practice 6' Social Distancing 
  • No Pets Allowed, sorry. 

To find out which vendors will be at the market this week, please visit Kaiser Farmer's Market website today! 

 

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UPCOMING EVENTS


Mar. 03 – Friends of Kaiser PTSA, 6:00pm
Mar. 04
– Principalʻs Coffee Hour, 8:30am or 6:30pm
Mar. 12 – End of Quarter 3
Mar. 15 – 19 – Spring Break

Mar. 25 – SCC Meeting

 

                                                                 

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
aolson@kaiserhs.k12.hi.us
www.kaiserhighschoolhawaii.org

Twitter: @KaiserHigh
Instagram: kaiserhighschool_hi

 

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

 CRCB@k12.hi.us