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Aloha 2018 – 2019 School Year!

Have a Safe, Fabulous and Refreshing Summer!

 

 

BELL SCHEDULE CHANGE

As you may know by now, the Wednesday & Friday bell schedule switched. Therefore, students will be released at 1:45pm tomorrow!

 

PARENTS/ GUARDIANS WE WOULD LIKE YOUR OPINION

This was the first year that Kaiser High School implemented a Final Exam schedule for the ending of Semesters 1 & 2. It was that period where only two classes were held and the afternoon was open to any additional tutoring or study sessions, similar to how College Exams are scheduled. We would like to hear your feedback as a parent/guardian and community member. Please click link to answer a short, but important survey: Final Exam Survey

Thank you very much for time.

 

SUMMER RECOMMENDED AND REQUIRED READING LISTS

Ah, summer is upon us. Long days and nights, a perfect time to pick up a book and prepare for the next school year. Our English department has worked hard on finding books to recommend or require for your summer reading. By reading, your teen’s score will increase, it will help to prepare them for new grade levels, provide an opportunity for conversations among teens and parents and so much more. Please click here for complete list: Summer Reading A link has also been added on the main website page, under News and Articles.

 

LETTER FOR THE AVID CLASS OF 2020

Aloha Class of 2020 AVID Parents and Guardians, please read the attached letter from Mrs. Ayati. Thank you! Click here for letter: AVID Summer Letter

 

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SUMMER INTERNSHIP WITH LUNALILO HOME

Lunalilo Home has opened a new position and is seeking a Summer Intern to assist with posting photos and blurbs to Social Media and help to grow the awareness of Lunalilo Home and all the wonderful things they do. They would like to also start a blog eventually. If this sounds like a good opportunity and fit for you, please contact Jeannine Johnson at 395-1000 x 226, or email her at: Jeannine@lunalilo.org. Hours are flexible.

 

STEM CAPSTONE 2020 STUDENTS

If you already have or are considering registering for the STEM Capstone class for next year, please attend an informational meeting on Thursday, May 30th at 12:40pm in A303. Information about the STEM project and the STEM Honors will be presented.

 

PARENTS/GUARDIANS, NOW IS THE TIME TO GET INVOLVED

What: Friends of Kaiser PTSA meeting

When: Wednesday, June 5th at 6:00pm

Where: Admin Conference Room

Why: To continue the tradition of being a support to Kaiser High School and its many clubs, academic programs and organizations.

 

CLASS OF 2019 GRADUATION STATISTICS

It was so exciting to watch the 277 proud alumni who graduated last Friday. Principal/Head of School Justin Mew had given the attributes, Compassion, Challenging and Community oriented, when describing the class of 2019. You will be missed!

We want to share with you, with pride, the Class of 2019’s, By the Numbers: A breakdown of how many students achieved certain awards and certificates: 2019 By the Numbers

Also, which Post Secondary Schools the class of 2019 has committed to: 2019 College Commitments

 

LOOKING FOR A SUMMER JOB?

Check this out here: Employment Opportunities

 

QUEENS AND KCC COLLEGE TO CAREER PROGRAM

Seniors, Class of 2019, those interested in the medical assistant field, please take advantage of the KCC/QMC College to Career program. You will receive FULL paid tuition and a minimum of 16 hours a week of PAID employment at Queen’s. The top 26 individuals will be selected from the completed applications received. Hurry, deadline is June 10th.

Click here for more information: KCC/QMC

Click here to: APPLY NOW

 

CLASS OF 2020 – SENIOR PORTRAIT INFORMATION

Senior portraits are being done by Portraits of Hawaii. You must call them to schedule an appointment at 236-0063.

Senior Portraits will be taken at Kaiser High School – June 15 – 22, 2019

Senior Portraits will be taken at the Studio in Kaneohe – June 24 – July 31

Packages, not including tax:

Economy - $28, 10 – 12 poses in your own outfit. For an additional clothing change, $10.00

Mini 4 Poses - $14.50

Safari Day - $36, 24 poses, formal or casual outdoor session

Deluxe - $50.00, 18-20 poses studio setting, 3 clothing changes, studio and outdoor shots, and bring any props you want – surfboard, guitar, hats, dogs, cats, horses J. Deluxe is offered at the Studio only!

Portraits of Hawaii is located at 46-005 Kawa Street #202, Kaneohe. Please call ahead for appointment! 236-0063. Please click here for flyer: Senior Portraits

 

LUNCH REFUND REQUESTS

If your teen is Graduating, Transferring to a non-DOE school or Moving out of state, please complete a lunch refund request and turn it into the office. Click here for form: Lunch Refund

 

SUMMER 2019 COLLEGE KICK START WORKSHOPS FOR THE CLASS OF 2020

There will be 4 workshops for only 8 students each:

June 11-13, June 18-20, July 16-18, and July 23-25.

Sessions will be in H101. Forms will be available only in H101. They are available now. Sign up quickly, these workshops fill up very fast. Students will learn how to write their essay, get the ‘gold’ form, start their college application process and so much more!

 

KAISER’S OWN KAMAKA CAMARILLO IS NOMINATED FOR VARIOUS AWARDS! PLEASE VOTE!

Please keep voting for Kamaka Camarillo! He is also nominated for several catagories in the Island Music Awards. Music Video of the Year, Breakout Artist of the Year and Collaboration of the Year. Please vote for Kamaka here: Island Music Vote Winners will be announced at the award ceremony, June 8th at the Blaisdell Arena.

Note: You will have to vote for all 8 categories to get to all of Kamaka’s nominated categories.

Click here for IMA photo: Kamaka Camarillo. Good luck, Kamaka!

 

ENGLISH LEARNER’S SUMMER INTERSESSION INFORMATION

For registered Kaiser students, including upcoming Freshmen, the English Learner’s department will be holding Summer Intersession from June 10 – 26, 2019. The sessions will run from 9:00am to 12:00pm and is FREE! Please click here for more information: 2019 EL Summer and Registration Form

 

 

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COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS: 

 

HONOLULU COMMUNITY COLLEGE SUMMER ENGEERING ACADEMY (6/10 – 7/19)

Open to all High school students. Don’t miss out on your opportunity to learn about the fields of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Programming and Architecture. Disregard application deadline date, they are still accepting applications. Please go to HCC Summer to apply.

 

HAMILTON COLLEGE DIVERSITY OVERNIGHT PROGRAM

September 15 – 17 or October 27 – 29, 2019

All Expenses Paid!

Register to receive notification when application opens on July 1, 2019.

Click here for more info: Hamilton College

 

KCC HEALTH CAREERS INFORMATION SESSIONS

  • Information sessions are designed to introduce you to the health career of your choosing. 
  • You’ll meet the program director, learn more about your career pathway, admission requirements and program curriculum, application requirements (prerequisite and support courses), selection criteria, preadmission exams (if any), program costs, financial aid, and counselor contacts. 
  • Attendance at an information session within one year of your application submission is mandatory.  Please be sure to sign in at the information session to record your attendance. You are responsible to remember when you attend an information session. Information session attendance is valid for one calendar year from the date of attendance. 

Click here for flyer: KCC Health Careers

For general questions, please contact the Health Careers Counseling Center Phone: (808) 734-9224 / Email: hlthsci@hawaii.edu

 

JABSOM MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT, July 8 – 12

This week long summer program will give your basic clinical skills such as measuring vital signs and listening to the heart and lungs with stethoscopes; and how to interview and counsel patients. You will also learn how to describe epidemiology, signs and symptoms, pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of illnesses common in Hawaii. For more information and application form, click here: JABSOM

Deadline to register is June 1st. Scholarships are available. 

 

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KAISER ATHLETICS ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

CLICK HERE FOR PARTICIPATION/PARENT CONSENT FORM:

CLICK HERE FOR PHYSICAL EXAM/CONCULSSION RISK ACK FORM

CLICK HERE FOR PARENT ATHLETE HANDBOOK

CLICK HERE FOR KAISER ATHLETICS WEBSITE

 

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GIRLS JV AND VARSITY BASKETBALL SUMMER TRAINING

Coach Noah and Kaiser Girls Basketball will be holding summer training every Thursday at 4:00pm starting June 12th. Please be sure to have your Physical completed and Participation Form signed. For more information, please contact Coach Noah Keolanui at: keolanuit@yahoo.com.

 

KAISER AIR RIFLERY TO START TRAINING JUNE 18TH

For all new members and returnees, Air Riflery will start training on Tuesday, June 18th. Please email Coach Olson at: kaiserriflery@gmail.com. Please ensure your physical is updated and/or completed prior to your first practice. Mahalo!

 

KAISER HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS VOLLEYBALL 

For all upcoming 9th grade Lady Cougars who are interested in playing volleyball at Kaiser High School. Come out for summer practice at Kaiser High School's gym!  Tentative schedule:  July 9-18 (T, W, Th) 5-7pm; July 22-Aug 7 (M-F) 5-7pm.   
Follow us on Facebook @kaiservolleyball & Twitter @kaisergvb 

Please be sure to have your Physical Form and Student Participation Form completed. 

 

LADY COUGARS SUMMER SOCCER LEAGUE

Summer League Season –June 12 – July 27, incoming Freshman are welcome!

Games only (no practices): Wednesdayʻs and Saturdayʻs

Contact Coach Noe at Ladycougars808@gmail.com to sign up!

The deadline to register is in May, so sign up early!

 

 

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COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

PARENT PROJECT WILL BE HELD AT NIU VALLEY THIS SUMMER

A workshop geared for parents of teens. Parent project will help you learn techniques to influence and motivate your teen to make better choices, change unwanted behaviors, create a discipline structure that works and prepare your teen for a succesful middle or high school experience. Sessions are every Wednesday start June 5th – July 25 (except July 17 and 25 (Thursday). Cost is only $35 for the workbook which is paid at the start of class.

Please see attached flyer or contact Joanne Imada at: Joanne_Imada@notes.k12.hi.us for more information. Click here for flyer: Parent Project

 

REQUEST FOR ONE-DAY HOSPITALITY HOSTS
The International Hospitality Center is looking for individuals interested in hosting 14-15 yr old students from Japan on June 22 from 11-4pm.  Please see flyer for more info: One Day Hosts

 

2019 ACAPELLA ACADEMY

June 8th – 9th at the University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa Music Dept.

Taught by choral educators Mark Conching and Katie Gillis, young high school students will rehearse choral music and then perform at The Hawaiʻi Theatre! Participants will receive sheet music and audio learning tracks prior to the festival. Cost per student is $30. Tshirts will be provided. Enroll online today: Acapella Academy

 

GIRLS TALK BACK – A SUMMER LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

June 10 – July 19, 2019 Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9:00am – 1:00pm

The partneship of Ceeds of Peach, Women’s fund of Hawaiʻi and the American Asso. Of University Women Honolulu Brnace is launching a FREE summer girls leadership program for girls ages 14 -18. You will have the opportunity and guidance to launch and lead action plans to address community issues YOU care about. Support and  guidance from community mentors and partnership staff will be available to you beyond the course of the program. A healthy lunch will be provided. For more information, please contact: scott.nishimoto@ceedsofpeace.org. Click here for more info and applicationL Girls Talk Back

  

KAISER HIGH SCHOOL FARMER'S MARKET

Farmer’s every Tuesday, from 4:00 until sunset. Come on out for tasty treats at the Farmer’s Market held in the Kaiser High School parking lot.

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IMPORTANT UPCOMING DATES (Click here for link to: KHS CALENDAR

May 31  Last Day for Students – Aloha have a Fantastic Summer!

Jun  05  Friends of Kaiser PTSA, 6:00pm in the Admin Conference Room

 

 

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