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TEXTBOOK AND CHROMEBOOK RETURN

All textbooks and chromebooks must be returned to the Kaiser High School library on Thursday, May 28th (9am-12pm) or Friday, May 29th (9am-3pm).  Please contact distancelearning@kaiserhs.k12.hi.us if you have any questions.

 

YEARBOOK PICK UP
If purchased a 2020 Kaiser yearbook and missed yearbook pick up last week, please pick up your yearbook at Kaiser Library on Thursday, May 28 between 9:00am – 12:00pm, or Friday May 29th between 9:00am – 3:00pm.

If you are unable to pick up your yearbook by May 29th due to circumstances beyond your control, please email Mrs. Ellis, yearbook advisor at pamela.ellis@k12.hi.us with your concern before the May 29th deadline.

*Unclaimed yearbooks may be resold.

 

**CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF 2020!**

The virtual graduation was beyond amazing, well done and represented your class well. From the powerful Star Spangled Banner by Anna Lee and the beautiful Hawaiʻi Ponoʻi by Na Hoku Hanohano award winner Karlie Goya - to the heartfelt speeches by Class President Megan Oshiro and our top Valedictorian and US Presidential Scholar, Eui Jin Song. Of course, we canʻt forget the ʻadaptableʻ words of wisdom spoken by our Head of School/Prinicipal Mew, and all of this was held together by emcee Nanea Kay.

Mahalo to the production team: Bradley Bogard, Tanya Misi, Jay Smith and Kristie Yamamoto. Special thank you to our alumni: Gearald Canady IV (2019), Spencer Lee (2016) and Micah Mew (2017). And last, but not least – the Class of 2020 Students and ʻOhana. This could not have been done without you!

Also, Mahalo to our morning decoration crew for the Drive By Diploma Pick Up – Kristie Yamamoto, Nelson Chee, Moana Aiu, Lori Uetake and Project Graduation 2020.

 

LUNCH REFUND FOR SENIORS AND STUDENTS NOT RETURNING TO KAISER ONLY

For Class of 2020 and students who are not returning to Kaiser next year, please complete the lunch refund form. Then, mail it to the office with a self-addressed-stamped envelope and they will mail back your refund. Click here for form: Lunch Refund

 

CLASS OF 2021 – SENIOR PORTRAITS FOR YEARBOOK

The time has come for the Class of 2021 to take their Senior Portraits. In studio portraits can be scheduled from now to July 20, 2020. Please see attached flyer for all of the information you need from Portraits of Hawaii and schedule your session today at 236-0063.
Click here for flyer:
Senior Portraits

 

ACADEMIC AWARDS ADDITIONS
Congratulations to Aubrey Clair Smith for Design 1, and Amber Uyehara for Drawing and Painting 1 for their excellence in their respective class.

 

STUDENTS YOUR FEEDBACK IS NEEDED - HIDOE SURVEY – WIN A CHROMEBOOK!
Cougars please take a moment to respond to the Student Distance Learning Survey conducted by the Hawai
ʻi Department of Education to help future planning. All surveys are confidential and you could win a Chromebook, just for responding. Click here to access the suvey: HIDOE Student Survey. Thank you for your time.

 

PARENT/GUARDIAN SURVEY – SUMMER PROGRAMS/CHILD CARE

We want to hear from you! The Hawai‘i Afterschool Alliance and the Hawai‘i Children Action Network are working with community organizations to determine how to best serve students and families based on your needs this summer. Please share your thoughts and needs for summer programs and child care during this COVID-19 crisis. This will take about 5 minutes to complete.
Click here for survey: Parent/Guardian Child Care survey

 

ITEMS LEFT IN TEACHER'S ROOMS

Cougars, if you left any items in a teacher's room, please email that specific teacher to claim it. Teachers are not allowed on campus until the middle of May, so please be patient. If you need a teacher's email address, please let me know. 

 

AP ENGLISH LITERATURE AND AP LANGUAGE SUMMER HOMEWORK
For Juniors and Seniors taking either AP English Literature or AP Language next school year, here is a jump start to your Summer Reading assignments. Click approrpriate links below:

AP Literature Summer Assignments 2020-2021

AP English Language & Composition Summer Assignments 2020 - 2021

AP Rhetorical Devices List

 

 

LINKS

Distance Learning

Online Resources

 

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COLLEGE & CAREER

For a complete list of all events, please go to: C&C Events/Announcements

 

UH IS OFFERING A FREE SUMMER CLASS FOR CLASS OF 2020

We know that the high school graduating class of 2020 persevered in the face of adversity and that many of their plans are disrupted.  UH is offering graduating seniors a free summer class.  The University of Hawai‘i Community Colleges' Next Step: Career Exploration classes will help graduates to explore career options and to discover the education and training to reach their goals. 

The summer classes are online and free for students.  Some classes have a career focus such as health, sustainability, or business. Students will earn college credits and may become eligible for additional college scholarships.

There are four different start dates this summer. The first class begins on May 26. Encourage your graduates to reserve their spot by signing up at uhcc.hawaii.edu/nextstep.  

Learn more at uhcc.hawaii.edu/nextstep or send questions via email or text to nextstep@hawaii.edu.  

 

COLLEGE KICK START SUMMER PLANNING WORKSHOPS FOR THE CLASS OF 2021
Our famous College & Career Summer Workshops are back for the Class of 2021. Limited seats available! Classes will be held in H-101.

Please click here for dates and registration: Summer Workshops

 

THE COLLEGE SOLUTION
Here is a great resource for college planning during these unprecedented time: thecollegesolution

 

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CONTESTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

 

CONGRESSIONAL APP CHALLENGE 2020

Pre-register today! Actual registration starts June 1, 2020.
Members of the US House of Representatives host district-wide Congressional App Challenges for middle and high school students, encouraging them to learn to code and inpiring them to pursue careers in computer science. Winners will invited to a reception in Washington D.C. Click here for more information: Congressional App Challenge – Code at Home

 

BREAKTHROUGH JUNIOR VIDEO CHALLENGE
Deadline June 25, 2020 11:59pm Open to students 13 – 18 years old (by Oct. 1, 2020)

Cougars, make a 3 minute video explaining the big idea in Physics, Life Sciences, Mathematices or the Schience of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Winner will receive a $250,000 scholarship, a $50,000 prize for your teacher and a $100,000 Breakthrough Science Lab.

Please click here to apply and for all the information: Breakthrough Junior Challenge

 

KUPU CONSERVATION LEADERS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
APPLICATION NOW LIVE! Deadline June 15, 2020

Kupu, Hawai‘i’s leading conservation and education nonprofit, is looking for individuals to take part in the upcoming Conservation Leadership Development Program. This 11-month paid opportunity, helps develop individuals looking for an intensive entry-level experience in preparation for a career in conservation.

This year, Kupu has partnered with over 100 different sites throughout the State of Hawai‘i and the wider Pacific. The sites include environmentally-orientated local non-profit organizations and federal and state agencies. Participants are matched with a single host site for the duration of the program, during which they will serve alongside conservation professionals to preserve Hawai‘i’s unique natural environment to ensure that is maintained and enjoyed by future generations.
Click here for more information: KUPU Leaders

 

 

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KAISER COUGAR ATHLETICS

 

 

CLICK HERE FOR: PHYSICAL FORM 

CLICK HERE FOR: 
STUDENT PARTICIPATION FORM 

 

GIRLS BASKETBALL SUMMER WORKOUTS UPDATE

There has been some changes to the summer workout schedule. If you are a current player please check email. If you are new and are interested in playing basketball next year please contact coach Noah Keolanui at 398-4384 for the most updated information.

 

AIR RILFERY

For new members only. If you are interested in joining air riflery next season, please email Coach Ann at kaiserriflery@gmail.com to get on our mailing list.

 

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KAISER COMPLEX AND COMMUNITY NEWS

 

 

HAWAII FILM FESTIVAL FREE SHORT FILMS ON SUSTAINABILITY

Join HIFF for 17 nights of fascinating films that connect to the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDG), as well as a lively discussion about the future of sustainability in Hawai'i. More details below in attachments.

 

"Human Rights & HIFF at Home"

UN SDG Short Film Festival: Aloha+ Arts & Advocacy to Achieve 2030 Agenda in Hawai'i

Starts Friday, May 15 till Sunday, May 31

Each night at 8:00 PM HST

Register to receive email notifications of the events at https://bit.ly/uhwo-humanrights

 

Sponsors: Hawai'i International Film Festival (HIFF), Hawai'i Institute for Human Rights, UNA-USA Hawai'i, Amnesty International USA, Hawai'i Green Growth, Ceeds of Peace, and the Matsunaga Institute for Peace.

 

FARMER'S MARKET
Go their new website for the latest information, option to pre-order items available:
https://kaiserptsafarmersmarket.wordpress.com

Please continue to support our local vendors every Tuesday from 4:00pm. Practice social distancing please.

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

May 22 –Diploma Distribution and  Kaiser Virtual Graduation

 

 

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 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