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AFJROTC TRIENNIAL INSPECTION and AWARDS

 

Our AFJROTC cadets were inspected yesterday by the Regional Manager of the Air Force Headquarters, Mr. Ben Young. Throughout the day, Mr. Young visited with the cadets and their classes. During a gym assembly where the cadets all gathered and he provided some words of wisdom, “AFJROTC is about you,” he told the cadets, “itʻs about you as an individual and being a part of something larger than yourself.” He stressed that it was important to recognize important people in their lives and how they are there to help support them and achieve their successes. At the end, Mr. Young presented two Top Performer Awards. This award is given to only 2% of all AFJROTC cadets. Congratulations to Jaden Keith and Shelby Boyd for being Kaiserʻs Top Performers. Outstanding!

KHS COUGARS ADVANCE IN THE AFJROTC ACADEMIC BOWL

Over 438 JROTC teams across the nation, and Belgium and Japan, participated in the AFJROTC Academic Bowl – Level 1. The Cougar cadets advanced with 123 other schools to Level 2 in their division. Next round for our cadets will be held in February. The top 8 teams will the travel to the Washington DC, to participate in the Championship which will be held in June. Congratulations to the following cadets: Rosscer Tucker, Marisa Van Duyne, Raine McAngus, Emerson Erb, Shelby Boyd and Ingus Stegis.AFJROTC Academic Bowl team members

 

Congratulations to Brooke Lin (11) and Aisley Waldrop (9) for winning the Extreme7D Mural Contest! 
 
Two out of three mural winners hailed from Kaiser High School. The contest asked artists to design a 'photo wall' which would encourage people to want to take a photo in front of. The art needed to be digital and brand specific. 
 
The reveal of the 5' x 7' murals will take place at Extreme7D Ala Moana location on December 23rd, and at the Kapolei location on December 22nd. Brooke and Aisley will win 10 free 7D rides, publicity and other prizes. 
 
To follow more of their artwork, check out their Instagram pages: 
Brooke Lin - @blue.winter.queen
Ailsey Waldrop - @hallows_basil.art 
 
Hoʻomaikaʻi Brooke and Aisley! #cougarnationproud 
Kaiser Wins 4th Annual Chinese Diction Contest! 
 
Created by the Confucius Institute at the University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa to promote enthusiasm for Chinese characters and increase the understanding the culture behind them, the Chinese Diction Contest took place this past Sunday, October 28th
 
Four students represented Kaiser High, the only public school participant; Nicolas Okazaki, Hanna Chen, Deborah Yuan and Carlyn Kagamida. Using a white board, teams had only 25 seconds to write  their dictated character. If it was incorrect, they were immediately eliminated. 
 
What adds interest to this contest, the rules state that; 1) Chinese citizens are not eligible, and 2) Students who have completed their primary education in schools using Chinese as one of the languages of instruction are not eligible.  
 
At the end of round, Kaiser and Punahou tied for 1st place. Congratulations Cougars! 
Nā Hoahānao Mele Aloha, meaning Cousins Together in Music, concert was held on Saturday, August 16, 2018 at Central Union Church. 
 
Kaiser High School Band along with the Nagaoka Boys and Girls Choir performed side-by-side to promote the harmony of two nations coming together. Most recently, Kaiser High School Band traveled to Nagaoka to play in a joint concert over the Spring Break. 
 
 
 
Eagle Scout Adam Tong organizes beautification project at Kaiser High School. 
 
Freshman AdamTong from Boy Scout - Troop 4 organized and implemented the cleaning and painting of the back parking lot, by the cafeteria, at Kaiser High School. He had 14 volunteers on Thursday night, and 20 volunteers on Friday morning. And the result is amazing!  Mahalo Adan and the volunteers for keeping Kaiser looking great!