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Mon May 21 KMS Talent Show (student audience only)
Mon May 21 School Community Council (SCC) meeting 5:00 pm
in the KMS library
Tu May 22 6th Grade Class Day
Wed May 23 Advanced and Chamber Orchestra Concert, KMS
Auditorium (student audience only)
Th May 24 7th Grade Class Day
Fri May 25 KMS Student Exchange Trip to Uwajima, Japan
Mon May 28 Memorial Day holiday – No school
Tu May 29 BRAT free-dress day (please note this change in date)
Tu May 29 Rehearsal for 8th grade Promotion Ceremony
Wed May 30 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony and Banquet (an
informational letter will be sent home with students
Th May 31 End of 4th Quarter – last day of school!
SCHOOL COMMUNITY COUNCIL (SCC) MEETING
The SCC meeting will be held on Monday, May 21, from 5:00 pm in
the school library. Please see attached agenda.
IT’S A SWEEP…AND MORE!
Congratulations to our 8th graders who swept the State PTSA Reflections
Awards in the Literature category and took a 3rd place award in Photography!
1st Place – Emily Phanphongsa
2nd Place – Rachel Huang
3rd Place – Matthew Fujioka
3rd Place – Izabel Bornios
Thank you to English teachers, Ms. Lulla, Mr. Fahy and Ms. Shibuya, and
multi-media teacher, Ms. Yanity, who provided the students with support
and guidance. Great job everyone!
KMS QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER was distributed to students this week in
their AA class. Please ask your child to share it with you. Additional copies
are available in the school main office (Bldg A, 2nd floor).
IMPORTANT CLASS DAY REMINDERS – Don’t be left behind!
6th Grade Class Day at Ice Palace – Tuesday, May 22
7th Grade Class Day at Ice Palace – Thursday, May 24
Students must be dressed in their RED uniform t-shirt – No loaner uniforms
will be issued on the day of the field trip.
Students must has their school ID. If a students has lost his/her ID, a new
card must be purchased at least one day prior to the field trip.
Students without an ID or red uniform t-shirt will not be allowed to join the
field trip and will remain on campus with an assigned teacher.
LAST CHANCE – ONLY 30 YEARBOOKS LEFT
Order your yearbooknow (if you haven’t done so already) – there are only 30
books left! The KMS main office is still accepting orders with a payment of
$35 in cash only.
MAHALO MESSAGE FROM THE KMS PTSA PRESIDENT
Please open the attachment to read an important message from Michelle Hashimoto,
KMS PTSA President (SY 2017-18)
End of Year Mahalo – KMS PTSA President
CYBER CAMP– FREE! Apply Now!
Applications for Summer CyberCamp are still being accepted. Students
will learn about proper computer usage and cyber defense including protecting
computers and computer networks from hacking.
Students from last year’s class participated in the statewide competition of
CyberPatriot teams and earned 2nd place state honors!
Tentative schedule for the camp:
Tuesday, June 12 – Friday June 15
8:00 am – 1:30 pm Tues – Thursday
8:00 am – 12:00noon Friday
Monday, June 25 – Friday June 29
8:00 am – 12:00 noon
CyberCamp is FREE, and open only to KMS Students. Students are expected
to attend all sessions . Students who are also be enrolled in KMS Summer
School Enrichment programs will be excused from their enrichment classes
during CyberCamp days.
Please see Mr. Hankins in K302 or Mrs. Miyata in K301 during non-class
time for more information and application forms.
REFLECTION on Perseverance
“I have failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is
why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan, retired NBA player
Please let us know if you prefer not to receive our weekly KMS UPDATE.
If you would like the KMS UPDATE to be sent to an additional or
alternate email address, please advise us.
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