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KMS Update 04/12/2019

 

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IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

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

Fri Apr 19         No school – Good Friday holiday

Sat Apr 20        KMS Band Boosters fund raiser – see below

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

Fri May 3          6th grade Authorization for Student Participation (6th grade class day) due

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)

TuMay 21         Grade 6 Class Day (Ice Palace)

Thu May 23     Grade 7 Class Day (Ice Palace)

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

KMS SUMMER SCHOOL information booklets and application forms for

Enrichment courses and Credit Recovery courses are available now in the

school main office (Bldg A, 2nd floor) or you may download and print

the forms below.

Summer Application form

Summer Credit Recovery

Completed and signed forms along with full tuition payment must be

received by Friday, May 3.  Please follow the registration procedure as

outlined in the information booklet.

The summer term begins on Wednesday, June 12 and ends on Wednesday,

July 10.

SAVE THE DATE!  Friday, April 26 – Summer Programs Fair and STEAM Showcase

2:15 to 3:30 pm – Summer Programs Fair in the KMS library will bring

together representatives from various summer programs in our community

to share their program information and application forms with our KMS ohana.

If you haven’t decided what your child will do this summer, please walk

through our fair and pick up information and forms from:  Kawananakoa

Middle School Summer School, Roosevelt High School, US Tennis Association,

KMS CyberCamp, Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii, State Library Summer Reading

Program, Nuʻuanu YMCA, Palama Settlement, Summer Fun-Booth, Lanakila and

Puunui Parks, Police Activities League (PAL sports teams), and more.

3:30 to 5:30 pm – STEAM Showcase   in the KMS cafeteria will celebrate excellence

in student work. Enjoy displays, demonstrations, interactive activities and a performance

by the KMS Advanced and Chamber Orchestra.

See you there!

 

AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM OUR REGISTRAR

Any student who:

  • will be attending a private school,
  • will be attending a public school outside of the Honolulu district,
  • will be moving to another island, the mainland or abroad, during the next school year (2019-20), should notify the KMS registrar immediately.

These students will receive a Request for Release form for his/her parent to

complete.  These students will receive a release packet which they will need to

submit to their next school.

If you have any questions or concerns about this matter, please contact the

KMS registrar, Mr. Oumi, at (808)307-0300 or email, aric_oumi@notes.k12.hi.us.

Thank you for your cooperation.

IMPORTANT REMINDER – Student Fees and Obligations

In order to participate in upcoming student events, student fees ($30) and

other financial obligations (lost/overdue library and text books, negative

meal account balances) must be paid in full and kept up to date.

Please come to the school main office to settle your account in cash, before

the day of the student event.

May 21 6th grade class day

May 23 7th grade class day

May 30 8th grade Promotion Ceremony and Banquet

Mahalo for your cooperation.

MAHALO FROM KMS PTSA!

Thank you to our many KMS parents, students, teachers and staff for

making PTSA KMS FEST 2019 a success!  It took many hands and much

collaboration to create this fantastic evening of food and fun for our

KMS families.  Thank you to all who participated – we look forward to

having everyone join in again next school year!

SMARTER BALANCED ASSESSMENT (SBA) TESTING continues through

April  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

school.

KMS BAND BOOSTERS FUNDRAISER – Kalua Pig and Ju-Mui Li-Hing Ice Pops

Saturday, April 20

KMS cafeteria

10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Imu cooked kalua pig (frozen) – $10 for 1 lb

Ju-Mui Ice Pops – $10 for pack of 4 (strawberry, vanilla, lychee, POG, green river, or pineapple)

Proceeds will be used to support KMS Band instrument repairs and purchases, band

clinics, transportation costs, camps, and more!

Mahalo for your support!

KMS Band Boosters

REFLECTION – Expectations

“Treat a child as though he already is the person he’s capable of becoming.”

– Haim Ginott, child psychologist and educator

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