KMS Update 03/29/19




Mon   Apr 1-25      SBA (Smarter Balanced Assessment) English and math testing

Wed  Apr 3            3rd  Qtr Report Cards – will be distributed in AA class

Fri     Apr 5            PTSA – KMS Fest ’19  and

KMS Student Dance – Auditorium Back Stage Theatre 3:30 – 6:30 pm (see info below)

Fri    Apr 5             KMS Track Team – 6th grade meet @ Farrington HS 9:00 am

Sat    Apr 6            KMS Advanced Chamber Orchestra competes at the 30th Annual Parade of Orchestras at

3:45 pm at the Pearl City Cultural Center.  $3 general admission.

Tue Apr 9 – 10      Hawaii State Science and Engineering Fair – Hawaii Convention Center

Apr 9 – Judging 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Apr 10 – Open to the public/Awards Ceremony  9:00 am to 12:30 pm

Wed Apr 10          Punchbowl Bands Festival – KMS Beginning Band

Thu  Apr 11           Punchbowl Bands Festival – KMS Advanced Band

Both performance days, 6:30 pm at the Hawaiʻi Theatre

Thu Apr 18           KMS Track Team – 7th and 8th grade meet @ McKinley HS 9:00 am

Fri Apr 19             No school – Good Friday holiday

Fri Apr 26            Summer Programs Fair – Library (more info to follow)
Fri Apr 26            Title 1 STEAM Showcase – Cafeteria (more info to follow)

Mon Apr 29-30  Gr 8 HSA (Hawaii State Assessment) science testing

Tue Apr 30          BRAT-Free Dress Day

Sat May 4            KMS Orchestra – 35th Annual Aloha Concert – 2:00 pm KMS Auditorium

Sun May 5           KMS Orchestra Annual Awards Banquet – Ala Moana Hotel 10:00 am

Sat May 11           KMS Band – Aloha Concert (more info to follow)

Thu May 23        KMS Band Banquet (more info to follow)

Sat May 25          PTSA Campus Beautification

Mon May 27       No school – Memorial Day holiday

Thu May 30        KMS Grade 8 Promotion Ceremony and Class Banquet

Fri May 31           BRAT-Free Dress Day

Fri May 31           Last day of school for students


PTSA  KMS FEST 2019 Coming to KMS Campus April 5th – Save the date!

Join in on the fun, food and fantastic buys at this upcoming PTSA fundraiser

and celebration of our KMS family.  See the  flyer below and read about some of the

exciting food and fashion vendors who will be there.



PTSA is in need of volunteers and there are a variety of ways to help, so if you

are available, please contact Takemi at or go

online to

If you have medical credentials and are interested in assisting in the First Aid

booth, please  let PTSA know.  If you are an active duty police officer, please

consider helping with the event security. We look forward to hearing from you.

MORE FEST ’19  –  KMS students  will top off  Fest ’19 night with a student

dance in the KMS Auditorium Backstage Theatre from 3:30 to 6:30.

Tickets will be $3 in advance – see Mr. Flatt (H202) or Mr. Yamagata (K103)

or $5 at the door. Only students with a KMS ID card will be allowed into the



The NHSSAP is a collaboration between Alu Like, Inc. and Kamehameha

Schools, that provides summer school funding assistance to qualified

students currently in grades K-12.  Scholarships are available for students

attending DOE public summer school sessions.  For more information and

applicaton forms, please go online to

Please also note that on Monday, April 1, Roosevelt High School will be

sponsoring a special workshop to assist families in completing and

submitting the summer school scholarship application forms. Please see

the attached flyer for more information about this important meeting.


April 1 through 25. This testing in Math and English Language Arts is

aligned with the Hawaii Common Core Standards and designed to measure

whether students are “on track” as they prepare for college and careers.

Please help us ensure that your child(ren) does well on the tests by

encouraging them to be well rested, well nourished and on time for


KMS SUMMER SCHOOL information will be coming soon!


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Ka naʻuao 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

(808) 307-0300

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