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Wed Feb 6 Speech Team Open House – 2:05 to 3:30 in J Building
Sat Feb 9 KMS Math Team competes in MathCounts at Kamehameha
Schools 8:15 am to 2:00 pm
Mon Feb 11 No school – Teachers’ Institute day
Thu Feb 14 PTSA Thirsty Thursday – Jamba Juice sales after school
2:25 pm – 3:30 pm
Fri Feb 15 Box Tops competition – all coupons must be submitted
to room J205
Sat Feb 16 Honolulu District Science Fair – Farrington HS 7:00 am to 3:00 pm
Mon Feb 18 No school – Presidents’ Day holiday
Sat Feb 23 KMS Wrestling Team at King Intermediate 9:30 am
Fri Mar 1 Last study hall binder check for 3rd Qtr (see below)
Sat Mar 2 KMS Wrestling Team at King Intermediate 9:30 am
Sat Mar 9 KMS Wrestling Team at King Intermediate 9:30 am
Thu Mar 14 End of 3rd Quarter
Sat Mar 16 KMS Wrestling Team at King Intermediate 9:30 am
Fri Mar 15 No school – Teachers’ Planning/Collaboration day
Fri Mar 15 SQS parent survey due – must be postmarked no later
than March 15
Mon Mar 18 No school – Spring Break March 18 through 22
Mon Mar 25 First day of 4th Qtr
Tue Mar 26 No school – Prince Kuhio Day holiday
Fri Apr 19 No school – Good Friday holiday
Mon May 27 No school – Memorial Day holiday
Thu May 30 KMS Grade 8 Promotion Ceremony and Banquet
Fri May 31 Last day of school for students
PTSA THIRSTY THURSDAY – A thirst-quenching fundraising event
organized by KMS PTSA is scheduled for Thursday, February 14.
Jamba Juice will be on campus from 2:25 pm to 3:30 pm, next to
the cafeteria, with Valentine’s Day inspired drinks for sale ($5).
JOIN SPEECH TEAM – for the 2019-2020 season!
Throughout the month of February, the KMS Speech Team invites
6th and 7th grade students to join them every Wednesday in the
J Building Teachers’ Workroom from 2:05 to 3:30 pm to learn
more about the team in preparation for the 2019-2020 season.
Experience is not necessary. Events include: Storytelling, Duo
Interpretation (acting), Program Reading, Impromptu Speaking,
and Original Oratory.
“If you’re shy, we’ll teach you how to love speaking up! If you already
like public speaking, we’ll help increase your vocabulary and channel
your creative energy,” enthuses Ms. Turbeville, team coach.
KMS WRESTLING TEAM – Girls and boys interested in joining the
wrestling team, please see Mr. Yamagata, K103, for more information.
“Just come out and have fun,” urges coach Yamagata!
KEEP ON CLIPPING – Box Tops Competition Feb 11 thru 15
Check all your market purchases for BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION coupons.
During the week of Feb 11 – 15, the top three students who turn in the
most Box Tops (over 50) will win $10 Jamba Juice cards. Submit Box Tops
in an envelope or zip lock bag, with student’s first and last name, number of
Box Tops, and AA classroom clearly noted.
URGENT – SCHOOL QUALITY SURVEY (SQS) DUE – Please don’t delay!
Parent School Quality Survey (SQS) forms were distributed to all students.
As part of our on-going school improvement process, we need your input
and feedback about our school. Please complete the survey and submit it
in the postage-paid envelope and postmarked no later than March 15.
Your child also received an orange ticket that can be returned with your
child’s name, AA classroom#, and your signature indicating your completion
and mailing of the survey. Please have your child return the orange ticket
to the school office to qualify for a small appreciation prize.
If you need another SQS packet, please request one at our school main office.
Mahalo for your participation.
WHAT’S COOKIN’ AT KMS – February Breakfast and Lunch Menus
REFLECTION – “Winning is a habit. Watch your thoughts, they become your
beliefs. Watch your beliefs, they become your words. Watch your words, they
become your actions. Watch your actions, they become your habits. Watch
your habits, they become your character.”
– Vince T. Lombardi, legendary NFL championship coach
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Ka na`auao me ke aloha – Knowledge and wisdom with compassion