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Fri Mar 2 KMS Band performs – Punchbowl Ensemble Festival @ Stevenson Middle School
Fri Mar 9 8th Grade Career Shadow field trip (various locations)
Fri Mar 9 KMS Band Concert @ KMS *6:30 pm – 8:30 pm FREE (*Please note that an incorrect time of 7:00 was noted in a previous KMS Update.)
Fri Mar 16 SQS Parent Survey due – must be post marked no later than 03/16/18
Fri Mar 16 End of 3rd Quarter
Mon Mar 19 Spring Break – No school March 19 through 23
Mon Mar 26 Prince Kuhio Holiday – No school
Tue Mar 27 4th Quarter begins
Thu Mar 29 PTSA Cybersecurity Presentation and Students’ Movie Night – more info to follow
Fri Mar 30 Good Friday Holiday – No school
8TH GRADE CAREER SHADOW FIELD TRIP – Friday, March 9
All 8th graders who will be participating in the Career Shadow field trip next Friday, should remember to wear their red t-shirt uniform. Students who are not in uniform will be held back.
Students will not be able to bring bags/purses/back packs on the field trip. These bags should be left at home or stored in their lockers before they get on the field trip buses.
Please ensure that your child comes to school well rested, well nourished and on time so that they can fully enjoy this off-campus learning experience.
KMS CYBERPATRIOTS SCORE!
Congratulations to all 20 of our KMS CyberPatriot team members who participated in the recent National Youth Cyber Education program, CyberPatriot-X. This competition promotes awareness of cybersecurity by delivering a basic cybersecurity education in a competitive format.
Our KMS team celebrated the sub-team of Matthew Fujioka, Junjie Huang, Anson Liang and Tony Lu who took Second Place (out of of 30 middle school teams) in the State level competition. Read more about their experience in the upcoming KMS Newsletter.
WHAT’S COOKIN’ AT KMS? – View the March breakfast and lunch menus here.
KMS WRESTLERS HIT THE MAT again tomorrow at King Intermediate 9:00 to 11:00 am. Support Mr. Yamagata and his exciting team of grapplers!
MAHALO PARENTS – KMS Families show their support
Thank you to the aunt of Evan Yasutake, who donated much needed paper cups for Team 7B and to the family of Ryan Nguyen for the boxes of facial tissue for Team 7A. Our teachers not only appreciate the generous donations, but are also grateful for your continued show of support. Warmest mahalo!
TEACHERS’ WISH LIST – Help our teachers, help our students!
Ms. Teixeira (Counselor) requests new or slightly used board games and other quiet activities like Lego building blocks to promote positive social interaction in her classroom.
Ms. Turbeville’s award winning speech team would like to replace their small stash of cookies which was taken from their storage space. If you would like to help them, please donate packaged cookies (hint: they really like Oreos and chocolate chip!).
Ms. Lulla (English) requests boxes of facial tissue (Kleenex) for her classroom.
Ms. Guardino’s (English Language Learners )classes are also in need of facial tissue as well as new or gently used Dictionaries, English-to-Chinese/Chinese-to-English as well as English-to-Tagalog/Tagalog-to-English.
Mr. Lee (English) needs new or used chapter books of all reading levels for his classroom library.
Team 7A teachers (Ms. Bott, Ms. Sepulveda,and Ms. Togashi) are requesting boxes of facial tissue (Kleenex).
“I am on a curiosity voyage and I need my paddles to travel. These books –these books are my paddles. I need paddles!”
~ Dustin in “Stranger Things”
National Education Association celebrates Read Across America today, to promote reading motivation and awareness.
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Ka na`auao me ke aloha – Knowledge and wisdom with compassion
Enjoy the weekend!
Ann M. Yasui
Parent-Community Networking Center (PCNC) Facilitator
Kawananakoa Middle School
49 Funchal Street
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813