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IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER
Sat Jan 12 KMS Speech Team @Punahou Speech Tournament 8:00 am – 11:30 am; Awards ceremony to follow
Mon Jan 14 No school – Teachers’ Planning/Collaboration day
Tue Jan 15 Sign ups for Coed Soccer in Mr. Flatt’s room H202 (see below)
Wed Jan 16 2nd Qtr Report Cards distributed to students in AA class
Fri Jan 18 Last day to turn in applications for next school year 7th and 8th grade AVID elective classes (see below)
Mon Jan 21 No school – Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday
Thu Jan 31 BRAT-Free Dress Day
Mon Feb 11 No school – Teachers’ Institute day
Mon Feb 18 No school – Presidents’ Day holiday
Thu Mar 14 End of 3rd Quarter
Fri Mar 15 No school – Teachers’ Planning/Collaboration day
Mar 18 through 22 Spring Break!
Tue Mar 26 No school – Prince Kuhio Day holiday
Fri Apr 19 No school – Good Friday holiday
Mon May 27 No school – Memorial Day holiday
Thu May 30 KMS Grade 8 Promotion Ceremony and Banquet
Fri May 31 Last day of school for students
DOE PARENT SCHOOL QUALITY SURVEY (SQS) forms were distributed to students
today, Friday, 01/11 in AA class (in a white, window envelope). Please complete and
mail back as soon as possible.
As part of our on-going school improvement process, we greatly appreciate your input
and feedback about our school’s progress in addressing your child’s learning.
Please complete the survey and drop it in the mail using the postage-paid envelope.
Your child will also receive an orange ticket that can be returned with your child’s name
and AA#, and your signature indicating your completion and submittal of the survey.
Please have your child return the orange ticket to the school office. This will qualify
your child for a small appreciation prize. Thank you very much for your participation.
KMS SPEECH TEAM COMPETES at the Punahou Speech Tournament this Saturday,
January 12, from 8:00 am to 11:30 am with an awards ceremony to follow.
Please join Ms. Turbeville and her 15 KMS student speakers as they give their
final competitive performances for this school year. Go Ali’i Warriors!
COED SOCCER sign ups begin on Tuesday, January 15 in H202, Mr. Flatt’s room.
No experience is needed – just come out and have fun! First team practice will be on
Thursday, January 24. Please see Mr. Flatt for required permission forms and more
AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) APPLICATIONS ARE DUE
If your child is interested in enrolling in next school year’s AVID program, please
have them turn in an application form (available from Mr. Flatt, H202 or the main
office) by Friday, January 18.
REFLECTION – “Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you
help them become what they are capable of becoming.”
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German writer and statesman
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Ka na`auao me ke aloha – Knowledge and wisdom with compassion