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STUDENT ID’S REQUIRED FOR LUNCH
Due to an increase in fraudulent use of Student Meal Accounts, all students are now required to have their ID when getting breakfast and lunch in the cafeteria. If a Student needs a replacement ID, they are available for purchase in the front office for $5.
ELECTRONIC DEVICES REMINDER
This is a reminder that per school policy, electronic devices are considered prohibited items. Unless authorized by a teacher for instruction, electronic devices should not be visible or audible during class or at any time when visiting the administration building or counseling center. If electronic devices are lost, stolen or damaged it is not the school's responsibility to conduct an investigation, nor will the school be held liable for its loss, theft or damage. Electronic devices include, but are not limited to: Cell phones, gaming devices, MP3/iPod/audio players, radios/televisions, computers, laptops, tablets, iPads, wireless speakers/headphones, etc.
GIRLS WATER POLO HEADS TO JAPAN
Members of the girls water polo team will be travelling to Japan to play 3 games in Osaka and 1 game in Tokyo. What a great experience for the team to play competitively in international play and represent Kaiser High as an IB World School. Gambatte Kudasai!
FRIENDS OF PTSA SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS
Congratulations to Monica Guirguis and Ryan Chaffee who are the 2018 recipients of the Friends of Kaiser PTSA scholarship worth $1,000 each! They were chosen from all applicants based upon academics, leadership, good character and short essay.
SENIORS – CLEAR YOUR FINANCIAL OBLIGATIONS
Seniors need to clear all financial obligations before they graduate, including their library oblications. They will not be allowed to participate in the graduation ceremony unless their financial obligations have been cleared.
Please return all items you borrowed from the library because there only two weeks of school left. You should not be holding onto books over the summer. If you have lost a library book, whether it be from this school or another school, please pay for it at the library. The obligation will remain on your record until you clear it.
ALOHA ASSEMBLY MONTAGE
Kaiser’s Aloha Assembly held last Friday was a time of great celebration, recounting the events of the year and bidding a fond aloha to our ‘Exemplary (As Principal Mew named them) Class of 2018. Here is a short montage of the assembly. Aloha Assembly. This can also be found on the website, scroll down under the events and bulletin board. Enjoy!
CLASS OF 2019 CLASS RING ORDERS
A representative from Jostens will be on campus Wednesday, May 16th during lunch behind the library to take Class Ring orders and size students for rings. Students have received packets with Class Ring information and order forms in KAP on May 9th. Please come to C204 if you need another packet. Payments can be made via cash, check (payable to Jostens) or via credit card. Class rings can be designed online at www.jostens.com.
KHS BAND TRIP TO JAPAN
Over the Spring Break, Band Director, Mr. Bataluna took members of our Cougar Band and Orchestra to Japan for a joint concert performance with Nagaoka High School, our sister Japan school. Our band was treated to warm hospitality, a fun-filled experience and Cherry Blossoms! See and read more here: KHS Band
PROJECT GRADUATION SEEKS ADULT VOLUNTEERS FOR CHECK-IN
Project Graduation needs your assistance to check-in the graduates for their evening. Also needed are 3-4 HPD officers for the Project Grad venue and check-in. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you can assist.
AVID PINNING CEREMONY – FRIDAY, MAY 18TH
The annual AVID Pinning Ceremony is in the Library on Friday, May 18th from 6:00 – 8:00pm. All AVID students are required to attend. Seniors are expected to arrive between 5:00 – 5:15pm. Please connect with your student’s AVID teacher should there be a scheduling conflict and your child is unable to attend Come and join us for refreshments starting at 5:30p. Program will start at 6:00pm.
IMPORTANT READ - GRADUATION IS FRIDAY, MAY 25TH
With our fabulous new field, comes responsibility. Please read the attached News item to understand what is permitted and not permitted on the field, so we can take care of it for years to come. Please pass this on to family and friends who may be attending graduation. Also included here is pertinent graduation information. Mahalo! Click here: Graduation Information
This is also posted on the website under Recent News.
PROJECT GRADUATION CLASS OF 2019
Project Grad 2019 is ready to go!
The Project Grad 2019 Committee is ready for the Class of 2019's senior year!
Please support our efforts!
- Our first fundraiser will be at the Kaiser Graduation on May 25th. We will be selling Beef Stew and Rice mini plates and Mini Karaage chicken/Hot Dog Bentos all made by the amazing Kakaʻako Kitchen! Pre-order from us now and relax knowing that you will have something to eat. Click here to order: http://kaiserptsa.com/project-graduation. Each bento will be only $7.
- Parents... please email email@example.com you would like to join the committee and to stay informed.
- Start saving your funds and be ready for early PG2019 Registration in August 2018. The lowest registration fee of $175 will only be available for one month. After that, it will jump to $225 through December 21, 2018. From December 22, 2018 through graduation, the Registration fee will be full price at $300.
CLASS OF 2019 – SENIOR PORTRAIT DATES
Senior Portraits will be taken by Portraits of Hawaiʻi during the following dates by appointment only:
At Kaiser High School – June 16- 23, 2018
At their Studio – June 26 – July 31, 2018 they are located at 46-005 Kawa St. #202, Kaneohe.
You MUST call them to make an appointment – 236-0063. Go to www.portraitsofhawaii.com if youʻre curious to see their work.
IF YOU ARE NOT GRADUATING AND NOT RETURNING TO KAISER NEXT SCHOOL YEAR
For students other than our graduating Class of 2018, if you are not returning to Kaiser next year, please go to the Registrarʻs office to fill out a release form. Mahalo!
SUMMER INTERSESSION PROGRAM FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Kaiser High School will be offering a Summer Intersession Program for English language learners. This program is free of charge for students in the EL program registered at Kaiser, and upcoming 9th grade EL students who will be attending Kaiser next school year. Personal and group instruction in reading, writing, listening and speaking will be held from 9:00am – 12:00noon Monday through Friday, July 3 – July 20. Except July 4th which is a holiday. Registration forms are available in the front office. Please see letter for details: Summer EL
SUMMER WORK OPPORTUNITES
Check out our Employment Opportunities page, under College and Career, for summer opportunities and beyond.
KAISER WEIGHT ROOM IS CLOSED
Due to the heavy rains the previous week, the weight room was flooded and will be closed until further notice.
CLASS OF 2018 REQUEST FOR LUNCH REFUND
Seniors, if you have a credit in your lunch account and have not already done so, please fill out the attached form and bring it into the office: Lunch Refund Form.
Per customary practices, we will be ʻflip-floppingʻ the bell schedules for the last two days of school. Please note, May 31st will be a WEDNESDAY BELL SCHEDULE and May 30th will be a regular bell schedule. The last KAP of the school year will be held on May 31st.
KAISER HS ATHLETICS
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CLICK HERE FOR PARENT ATHLETE HANDBOOK
KAISER AIR RIFLERY
Kaiser Air Riflery is setting aim for another outstanding season! Are you ready to be a part of it? Summer practices will begin the first week of July. We highly encourage new team members to come out during this time. Make sure you have your physical completed before then. Physical Exam
If you are interested in joining us, please email Coach Ann or, Coach James Olson at firstname.lastname@example.org, so we can add you to our mailing list and keep you informed of upcoming practices. If you have any questions, feel free to email us as well. Mahalo!
Kaiser Cheer Squad tryouts will be held during the last week of school! Mark your calendars!
Mandatory Tryout Cheer Clinic will be in the Kaiser Cafe Tuesday, May 29th, promptly at 3:00 – 5:00pm. Tryouts will be Thursday, May 31st starting at 3:00pm.
Incoming and New Student Tryouts and Clinic will be Friday, June 1st at 9:00am – 12noon. For questions, please contact Coach Brandon at 808-763-1529.
MAY 22ND IS ATHLETIC AWARDS NIGHT – 6:00PM IN THE CAFETERIA
Come and celebrate the best, the most inspirational and what comprises the spirit of athletic competition at the Cougar Awards Night. Food and refreshments will be served.
KAISER COMPLEX COMMUNITY NEWS:
THE WRECK: FAREWELL CONCERT
The Wreck, an alternative-pop band comprised of all Kaiser students will be having their final show Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at Crossroads at Hawaiian Brian’s. It is FREE and open to ALL AGES. This is a farewell show to the members of The Wreck before they leave the island to pursue careers in music off island, as well as, higher education.
Come join us! Doors open at 7pm and music start at 8pm, we got some amazing guest artists, all of which are graduating seniors from Kaiser. Kahea (Kahea Subiono) will be performing a reggae set, Keola (Wyatt Kaneshiro) and Gio Martin will be performing a rap/hip-hop set and HKC (Hi’ialo Copp) and JIF (John Issac Fuchigami) will also be backing on guitar and tenor sax. Come on down and bring everyone you know to have a great time and enjoy a great and more importantly free concert! See poster here: The Wreck
The Wreck – where are they going?
-Gino Romano (LA to pursue music)
-Josh Kay (Berkley College of Music)
-Dylan Wacksman (Frost School of Music)
-Nicolas Marabella (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
-Ian Wacksman (Junior at KHS)
Kahea Subiono (Azusa Pacific University)
-Will be singing one reggae set
Hi’ialo Copp (Pacific University Oregon)
-Will be backing on blues guitar
Giovanni Martin (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
-Will be performing a rap set
Wyatt Kaneshiro (Honolulu to pursue music)
-Will be performing a rap set
John Issac Fuchigami (Gap Year)
-Will be backing on tenor sax
HŌKŪLEʻA WORLDWIDE VOYAGING CREW TALK STORY AT KHS
Come to Kaiser High School Cafeteria and Talk Story with members of the PVS Hōkūleʻa Worldwide Voyage. They will be here: Monday, May 21st from 5:30 – 7:30pm and Wednesday, May 23rd from 5:30 – 7:30pm. Bring your questions and curiosity! For flyer click here: Hōkūleʻa Talk Story
BIG BROTHER BIG SISTER BIN
Kaiser High School is partnering with Big Brothers Big Sisters Foundation to help support our community. A BBBS Foundation donation container is located on the bottom tier of our school parking lot and is open to accept donations on Monday, Tuesday and Thursdays from 8:00am – 4:00pm and Sunday from 9:00am – 2:00pm. Please drop off your donations only during these hours. Increased hours of operation are coming soon. For more information please call 524-6111. Please see attached items that are accepted: Big Brothers Big Sisters.
IMPORTANT UPCOMING DATES (Click here for link to KHS CALENDAR)
May 18 AVID Pinning Ceremony in Library, 5:30 – 8:30pm
May 19 Kaiser High School Athletic Foundation Luʻau at Sea Life Park, 6:00pm
May 22 Athletic Awards Night, 6:30 – 8:30pm
May 23 Seniors Last Day
May 25 Graduation Ceremony at Kaiser High School Field, 6:30pm
May 31 Last Day of School – Have a Great Summer!
June 7 Friends of Kaiser PTSA, 6:000pm
July 30 New Parent Orientation in Cafeteria, 6:30pm
Aug 6 New Student Orientation and Schedule Pick Up, 8am
Aug 7 All Students Return to School
Parent Community Network Coordinator (PCNC)
Kaiser High School
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Phone: (808) 394-1200 ext. 2241