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IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER
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 email@example.com or go
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
NATIVE HAWAIIAN SUMMER SCHOOL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (NHSSAP)
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 https://www.alulike.org/nhssap/
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.
SMARTER BALANCED ASSESSMENT (SBA) TESTING begins on Monday,
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