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DRIVERS EDUCATION OCTOBER 4 – 13TH

Driver’s Education will be having classes during the Fall Break. Applications will be handed out on a first-come, first-served basis on Monday, September 23rd. Office will open at 7:15am. Learner’s must already possess their drivers permit. For more information, please click here: Driver’s Ed

 

BUS AVAILABLE FOR ROOSEVELT VS. KAISER FOOTBALL GAME 9/27

Kaiser Students: A bus will be provided for free to and from our varsity football game at Roosevelt High School on Saturday, September 27. Permission forms are available from Mrs. Fernandes in the KSG Room (H102). The bus will leave from our main office at 6:30 pm. Help cheer our undefeated football team to victory against the undefeated Rough Riders! 

Go Cougars!

 

NEW – DRILL/DANCE TEAM TRYOUTS

Under the direction of our new dance teacher, Smile Garcia, Kaiser High School will have a Drill/Dance team! I honestly don’t know if we ever had one before and when. So, call ALL Level dancers, team tryouts are this month – September 20th and 24th. Please meet in the gym from 2:30pm – 3:30pm. Audition date will be Thursday, September 26th from 2:30 – 4:00pm. See flyer for details: Drill/Dance team

 

COUGAR PRIDE & STRIDE – BRING YOUR DONATION FORM AND MONIES TO THE EVENT

Saturday, September 21, 2019  9:00am - 11:00am

Warm-up with Norine Shimizu – 8:45am

Entertainment by Michael Norfleet, Kamaka Camarillo, Miss Teen Hawaii, Zumba with Norine Shimizu, Music by Happy Hour, performances by Cougar Band and Colorguard, Jimmy the Geek and more!

 

Vendors: Junior Class leadership will be selling their famous lemonade. Senior Class leadership will be selling beverages and Krispy Kreme doughnuts. PG2020 will have bentos and cookies and PTSA will be selling their Cougar Wear. 

 

Remember, every $50 donation dollars = 1 raffle ticket. Grand prize is a $200 Amazon gift card.

Drawing will be held at 10:50am, you must be present to win!

Watch the video here:  COUGAR PRIDE & STRIDE PSA 

 

Mahalo to many sponsors for Cougar Pride and Stride: Avalon Group, Lions Club, Case, Lombardi & Pettit, Island Urgent Care, Scientific Consultants, HMSA, MidPacific Country Club, PF Changs, First Hawaiian Bank, Jamba Juice, the Islander Group and more! Click here: Cougar Pride & Stride News.

 

So far we have collected $14,750 for the gym audio system. We are half way there! Bring your friends and families. Let’s go Cougars! United we are Ignited!

 

 

OPEN HOUSE SURVEY

Mahalo to many parents who came out yesterday to our Open House! It was wonderful seeing familiar faces and meeting new ones! We would like your feedback on your experience. Please click here to take a short survey, as we are always looking for ways to make our school better: Open House survey

 

*TOMORROW* CLASS OF 2020 PANDA EXPRESS FUNDRAISER – FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20th
The Kaiser High School Class of 2020 invites you to Panda Express Hawaii Kai on Friday, September 20, anytime between 11:00am and 9:00pm. Show the attached flyer or an image of it, and 20% f your total purchase will be donated to help fund Graduation. Mahalo for your support! Click here for flyer: CO 2020 Panda Express

 

SUPPORT KAISER CHEER – CPK FUNDRAISER, WED., OCTOBER 9TH

Dine at California Pizza Kitchen at Kahala Mall on Wednesday, October 9th and Kaiser Cheer will receive 20% of your total bill. Eat in or take out, either way please bring a hard copy of the flyer, or show it on your mobile device and make sure your server hits the ‘Fundraiser 1’ button! Mahalo for support Kaiser Cheer! Click here for flyer: Cheer CPK

 

SHOP AND SCORE AT TIMES SUPERMARKET – KAISER’S CODE – 326

If you already shop at Times Supermarket, please mention Kaiser High School’s code #326 and your purchase will tally into points for our Athletic Department. The more you purchase approved items, the more KHS Athletics will get their share of $250,000! The needed extra monies will be used for uniforms and equipment. Program opens September 4th and ends October 15th. Please see flyer for more details and approved grocery items: Shop and Score

 

DROPPING OFF AND PICKING UP STUDENTS ON PAKALA STREET – CURB SIDE ONLY!

If you drop off, or pick up your teen on Pakala Street, the street that runs behind the school, it is curb side drop off only. Do not enter, or worse block the parking areas behind the cafeteria and F building. The parking areas are for Faculty, Staff, Deliveries and Buses only. By dropping off your teen(s) in the parking lots, unnecessary congested conditions are created. Your kokua is appreciated.

 

COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID NIGHT

Tuesday, September 24, 2019   6:30 PM to 8:00 PM  in the Cafeteria

It’s never too early to start your college financial planning. Join us on Tuesday, September 24th to learn the ins and outs of financial aid and more. To help you, a speaker from the Pacific Financial Aid Association will talk about the FAFSA, scholarships and other important information related to financial aid. This session is open to all students and their families! 

 

FOODLAND GIVE ALOHA MATCHING GIFTS PROGRAM

Kaiser High School – Code#77602  Month of September

Each year during the month of September, to honor Foodland’s founder, Maurice J. “Sully” Sullivan and continue his legacy of giving back to the community, Foodland will match donations up to $300,000 in total donations. Kaiser High School will be participating in this program. This is a great time to donate and provide KHS up to double your donation! To donate, please stop in at any Foodland. By using your own Makaʻi Card you may donate up to $249 to Kaiser High School. Our school code is ʻ77602ʻ. Mahalo for supporting Kaiser High School!

 

AP STUDENTS - PAYMENTS AND FORM DEADLINE IS OCTOBER 1ST

Payment and forms deadline for AP exams is October 1, 2019, 3:00pm in H-101.

Cash or check (payable to Kaiser High School)

Payments made after this date will incur a $40.00 late fee.

Taking the AP Exam Only

Students not currently enrolled in an AP class and want to take just the AP exam:

1) Come to H-101 and see Ms. Nii

2) If approved, return payment and form by October 1, 2019, 3:00pm in H-101.

Payments made after this date will incur a $40.00 late fee.

 

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CONTESTS

 

FRIENDS OF KAISER PTSA – REFLECTIONS CONTEST “LOOK WITHIN”

Entries are due to the Library by November 1, 2019  

Cougars, it’s time to think about this year’s Reflections Contest. The theme is, “Look Within”. You may express this in one, or more of the following categories:

Literature

Visual Arts

Photography

Music Composition

Dance Choreography

And Film Production.

Prizes for the winners are 1st Place - $200; 2nd Place - $100 and 3rd Place - $50 for each category.

Last year, we had a National Honorable Mention in Photography from Gearld Canady IV. The sky is the limit! Click here for entry form and rules: 2019 Reflections Contest

 

2020 NIU VALLEY MUSIC OLYMPIC INVITATIONAL REGISTRATION

Registration is open from September 1 – 30, 2019

Call all band and orchestra musicians: Mr. Zachary Morita (who recently won the Farmers Insurance Dream Big contest) is opening registration for the first Music Olympiad. Please click here for registration and information: 2020 Niu Valley Music Olympics

 

MISS HAWAII’S OUTSTANDING TEEN 2020

The Miss Hawaii Outstanding Teen Organization is excited and looking forward to our Miss Hawaii's Outstanding Teen Competition in 2020, so we want to share our important dates with you:

  • Sunday, October 13, 2019- Information Meeting (come find out all about us!), and
  • Sunday, May 3, 2010- Miss Hawaii's Outstanding Teen 2020 Competition at the Hawaii Convention Center.

Teens between the ages of 13 - 17 (need to be no older than 17 years as of July 31, 2020); she can be a high school graduate, and 18-year old non-graduates are also eligible to compete.  They are a statewide program, so will welcome teens from all over the state of Hawaii!

 

For our prospective contestants - it's going to be an exciting year for us, so we hope you will join us and become part of the legacy of this premiere program that provides such great opportunities for you.  And, get a friend to partner with you on this journey!  If you want to know all about us, come to our information meeting, or contact us and we'll be able to answer your questions.

 

Many times the first reaction that we get is, oh, but I'm, or, oh, sooo busy... but, you know what?  These are the very teens we are looking for young ladies who successfully manage their academics  and extra curricular activities in and out of school and who are the role models in their communities for all that we represent - Scholarship, Service, Style & Success.

 

If you want to learn more about us - just go to our website misshawaiisoutstandingteen.org.  You'll be able to meet the amazing Makaila Natividad, Miss Hawaii's Outstanding Teen 2019; read her resume; and, follow her on instagram @maoteenhi.  Or come and talk with her at the Cougar Pride & Stride this Satuday! Click here for flyer: Miss Hawaii Outstanding Teen

 

 

2020 HAWAII REGIONAL SCHOLASTIC ART AWARDS

Deadline Thursday, December 12, 2019

Calling all students in grades 7 -12 to enter the 2020 Hawaii Regional Scholastic Art Awards. There are 18 Art catergories you can enter, from Achitecture & Design to Film & Animation. And 11 Writing Categories ranging from Humor, Dramatic Script to Poetry. Please see complete list here: SA&WA Categories and How to Enter   Last year, Cougar Alumni Shannon Takahashi,  won the Gold Key award for her film.

 

TORI RICHARDS ART CONTEST “ALOHA SPIRIT”

Deadline, November 20, 2019

Open to all DOE students grade 9 – 12. Create an artwork no bigger than 18” x 24” that depicts what “Aloha Spirit” means to you using traditional drawing and painting materials. The top two winners and their schools will receive a prize! Please click here for flyer: Tori Richards Art Contest and Entry Form. More details to follow.

 

10th ANNUAL INSPIRED IN HAWAIʻI CONTEST

Deadline, November 8, 2019

The Clarence T. C. Ching Foundation is pleased to announce its 10th ANNUAL “INSPIRED IN HAWAIʻI” ESSAY, POSTER, DIGITAL MEDIA POSTER, AND VIDEO CONTEST FOR 2019!

We are awarding over $20,000 in cash prizes to winning students and their teachers.  In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the contest, an additional $10,000 will be awarded in a prize drawing to the winning schools.

Please visit our website at www.clarencetcchingfoundation.org to view and download this year’s contest rules, contest entry and release forms, to see last year’s winners, and to learn more about the Foundation and our benefactor, Clarence T. C. Ching. Please click here for flyer: Inspired in Hawaiʻi

 

STAR ADVERTISER SEARCHING FOR STUDENT EDITORIALS 

Center for Tomorrow's Leaders has a partnership with the Star Advertiser to run a student op-ed once a month in the Sunday paper. They are currently seeking student writers for this school year, and have generously opened this opportunity up to PAAC teachers and students.

 

Editorial criteria:

  • Must be 500-600 words
  • Address local, national, or global issues
  • Feature student’s own arguments
  • No op-ed piece shall endorse a specific product or event, contain profane language nor personal attacks
  • Opinions represent the author(s) alone and do not reflect the views of the organization or school
  • One author per piece is preferred
  • 2-3 authors are acceptable.  At least one should be a D.O.E. or public high school student.

 

Please see the attached flyer for more information.: Student Editorials. If you have any further questions or want to pursue this opportunity for your students, please contact Sheena Choy (schoy@ctlhawaii.org).

 

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COLLEGE & CAREER

 

NACAC COLLEGE FAIR & MANOA CAMPUS TOUR FIELD TRIP

Deadline to register – October 4, 2019  - Hurry usually fills up before the deadline

Trip date: October 22, 2019

Forms are available only in H101. Cost is $8.25, cash only.

 

COLLEGE APPLICATION WORKSHOPS FOR SENIORS ONLY!

After school in H-101, 2:30 -3:30pm

September 17, 19       Common Application

September 26, 27       College Essay

 

UH MĀNOA COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING DAY

Saturday, September 28, 2019 8:30am- 12:30pm

The College of Engineering is opening their doors to all prospective high school juniors and seniors, and their parents/guardians to learn more about what the College of Engineering at UHM has to offer! To register, please click this link: Engineering Day 2019

Click here for the flyer: UHM COE DAY

 

JOHN A BURNS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE (JABSOM)  C.A.N.O.E ACADEMY

JABSOM would like student’s who are interested in pursuing a career in medicine to apply to their CANOE Academy (Create and Navigate Opportunities in Education.)This is a FREE year long program that offers once a month sessions including health career exploration, guest speakers, intensive mentoring, medical workshops, personal empowerment, college application preparation & support, standardized test prep, healthy living and more! Please click flyer for more information: CANOE Academy

To apply click here: https://www.ahec.hawaii.edu/academy

 

Colleges offering expense paid overnight visits

Union College

FAST at Harvey Mudd College (future Achievers in Science & Technology)

Brandeis University

Johns Hopkins University

Please click here to learn more about these programs: Overnight Visits

 

COLLEGE VISITS please sign up on Naviance

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

 

9/19 B Day

Warner Pacific University, 10:00 – 1:47pm

Grinnell college, 1:30 – 2:12pm

 

9/20 A Day

University of San Francisco, 11:30 – 12:10pm

University of La Verne, 1:30 – 2:12pm

Oregon State University, 1:30 – 2:12pm

 

9/23 A Day

University of Southern California – USC, 8:30 – 9:16am

 

9/24 B Day

Willamette University, 1:30 – 2:12pm

Illinois Institute of Technology, 1:30 0 2:12pm

 

 

 

KAISER COUGAR ATHLETICS

 

CLICK HERE FOR: PHYSICAL FORM

CLICK HERE FOR: STUDENT PARTICIPATION FORM

 

 

GIRLS SOCCER PRESEASON WORKOUTS NOW IN PROGRESS

Sunday’s 9a-11a : Indoor Soccer 

Monday and Wednesday’s 4p-6p : weight room and track 

Mandatory Parent Meeting : October 2nd, 6:30p in the Library

Tryouts : November 4-8, 4p-6p

Players must have their current physicals to participate. See above for forms. Contact Coach Noe with any questions: ladycougars808@gmail.com

 

BOYS SOCCER STRENGTH & CONDITIONING WORKOUTS

Every Monday, 5:00pm – 6:30pm @ Kaiser Stadium & Weight Room

Please bring running shoes & water. 

Workouts will run until Nov. 4.

To participate:

Please complete or update all required forms: Both Forms can be found above, or at the main office.

JV & Varsity Boys Soccer Tryouts will be November 11,12 & 13. 6:00pm – 8:00pm @ Kaiser Stadium.

 

KAISER SWIM TEAM INFORMATIONAL MEETING

Monday, September 23, 2019 at 12:20pm during lunch in H202

If you’re interested in joining the Kaiser Swim and Diving teams, Boys and Girls, JV and Varsity; please meet during lunch on Monday, Sept. 23rd in Mr. Lai-Hipp’s room H202.

 

 

JV GIRLS SOFTBALL UPDATE

Vs. Kalani – Won 15 -9!

 

UPCOMING ATHLETIC EVENTS

 

Thur., 9/19

Bowling @ KBay, 5:00pm

Girls Volleyball vs McKinley @ Kaiser, 5:00pm

 

Sat., 9/21

Cross Country Qualifying Meet @ Kalani, 8:30an

Soft Tennis OIA Team Playoffs @ McKinley, 9:00am

JV Football vs. Radford @ Kaiser, 4:00pm

Varsity Football vs. Wailua @ Kaiser, 6:00pm

 

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KAISER COMPLEX AND COMMUNITY NEWS

 

AINA HAINA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PTA CRAFT FAIR

Saturday, November 2, 219

We are seeking vendors for our annual Craft Fair. $50 fee until September 30th! Please contact: ahscraftfair@gmail.com

Click here for flyer: AHS Craft Fair  and application

 

FARMER’S MARKET SEEKING VENDORS EVERY TUESDAY!

Please spread the word! If you would like a booth at our Tuesday Farmer’s Market, please contact David Clyne at 779-4117. They are seeking new vendors! Mahalo.

Reminder, plant exchange is every 2nd Tuesday at Farmer’s Market.

Farmer’s Market every Tuesday from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. See you there!

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Sep 19   SCC Meeting, 5:00pm in Admin Conference Room

Sep 20   Class of 2020 Panda Express Fundraiser, 11:00am – 9:00pm

Sep 21   Cougar Pride & Stride, 9:00am – 11:00am, Kaiser Stadium

Sep 24   College Financial Aid Night, 6:30pm in the Cafeteria

 

 

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

aolson@kaiserhs.k12.hi.us

www.kaiserhighschoolhawaii.org

Twitter: @KaiserHigh

Instagram: kaiserhighschool_hi

 

Continuous Notice of Nondiscrimination 

 

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

crco@notes.k12.hi.us

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

crco@notes.k12.hi.us