Kapalama High School


Summary Daily Bulletin for Friday, September 19, 2014

As a reminder to student drivers, students are NOT allowed to park in the Athletic parking structure during the school day. Violators face a 20-day driving revocation.

Students must be in school for the entire day on the day of OR day before (if the event is on the weekend) a special event such as prom, dances, competitions, co and extra-curricular activities. This includes unscheduled periods.

The annual Welcome Back Dance put on by the ASKS Board is here once again! Join us at Ka’ahumanu Parking Lot on Friday, September 26 at 6:30 pm for “A Red Carpet Affair.” There will be pizza, sushi, a DJ, game buses, and photo booths. The entry fee for the dance is $5. For students without their I.D.’s it is 2 hours of school detention or an additional $5. This will be a dance you won’t want to miss! Students are highly encouraged to dress to impress. You are permitted to wear crew neck t-shirts or blouses, pants, jeans, capris, Bermuda shorts, or board shorts, and slippers to the dance providing they adhere to the following guidelines: 1) T-Shirts and collared shirts: All tops must be unaltered and have sleeves. Necklines must be modest and appropriate, and should not fall below the armpits. Tank tops and spaghetti straps of any kind are NOT to be worn even under sweaters or jackets. 2) All clothing items must be in good taste. Clothing should not have rips, stains, alterations of any sort, obscene pictures, or promotions of alcohol or drugs. 3) Scanty attire, pajamas, athletic shorts, sweat pants, and leggings/tights, even if worn under skirts, shorts, or dresses are not permitted. Please be sure that all shorts, skirts, and dresses are knee length. 4) Boys may wear board shorts, denim shorts, and dress shorts provided they fit properly and fall below the knee. Students must have their current ID, or will be subject to two hours detention or $5 payment. Administrators supervising the dance have final discretion on determining appropriate attire. Any infraction of the dress code guidelines will result in the students not being allowed into the dance. If you will be arriving to the dance after 8:00pm because you are participating in an athletic event, you will need to get a late pass from the ‘Akahi Student Center before Friday, 9/26.

Boston University will be hosting a reception in Honolulu for high school juniors and seniors and their families. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about BU and the college application process. The reception will be held on Thursday, October 9 at the Kahala Hotel & Resort. Students and families interested in attending should RSVP at: http://www.bu.edu/admissions/visit-us/bu-in-your-area/rsvp-off-campus-event/?event=19394&date=2014-10-09%2000%3A00%3A00

Registration is now open for the 2014 Engineering Day, which will be held on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 8:30 to 12:30 at UH Manoa. This event is geared towards high school juniors and seniors interested in Engineering and who are considering UH Manoa as their school of choice. Deadline to Register is Monday, September 22nd. Students may register at: https://apply.eng.hawaii.edu/events

On Thursday, October 2nd six Colleges That Change Lives member institutions will be hosting their annual Honolulu College Night. The schools are – Beloit College, The Evergreen State College, Goucher College, McDaniel College, Reed College and Whitman College. The College Night will begin promptly at 6:00 pm in the special events room at the Pineapple Room (Macy’s, Ala Moana – 3rd Floor). There will be a short 20-30 minute presentation followed by a college fair. Students do not need to register or RSVP to attend the event, everyone is welcome! For more information about Colleges That Change Lives visit: http://ctcl.org/

Students who are interested in becoming a Song Contest speaker should come to a MANDATORY informational meeting on September 25, 2014 at 3:10pm at 'Akahi Student Center. We will be reviewing important information regarding the speaker process. Applications will also be available at the meeting. Please call Ext 28531 if you have any questions!

The University of Puget Sound invites prospective students and their families to their fall reception. In addition to learning more about academic and co-curricular life at Puget Sound, fall receptions present an opportunity to connect with the admission counselor and Puget Sound alumni. The event will be held at the Ala Moana Hotel on Tuesday, September 23rd at 6:30pm. To RSVP visit: http://www.pugetsound.edu/admission/visit/events-2/#FR

On Sunday, September 28, Mid-Pacific Institute welcomes students to an information session and college fair on the University of California system. Representatives from eight UC campuses will be on hand. In addition to an information session and college fair, there will be two workshops available. University of California Application Workshop (RSVP Required) or Writing Your University of California Personal Statement (RSVP Required). The application and personal statement workshops are for seniors only. All grade levels are welcome to attend the information session and college fair. To RSVP for the application or personal statement workshops, please email: dkang@midpac.edu For directions to Mid-Pacific visit: http://www.midpac.edu/driving_directions_map.php

Adventure awaits! This Spring Break, you could be walking along the industrial River Thames or the lavish Champs-Élysées. Your journey could take you on a gondola ride through Venetian canals or through the ruins of a gladiator’s arena. Join Mr. Metzger and Mr. Ernst as they embark on the Spring Break Europe Trip 2015! This year’s cities -- London, Paris, Venice, and Rome. The meeting for the tour is in Bishop 200 on Thursday, Sep. 25th at 6:00 PM. The meeting and trip are open to students, parents, friends, and family. Check out the tour at http://www.bit.ly/europe2015ks. You can also email Mr. Metzger (dometzge@ksbe.edu) and Mr. Ernst (niernst@ksbe.edu) for brochures and payment information. Bon voyage!