KMS Update 10/12/18




Sat Oct 13     Cross Country @ Punahou School 8:00 am

Mon Oct 15   Welcome back to school – 2nd Quarter begins

Thu Oct 18    PTSA Thirsty Thursday 2:25 to 3:30 pm – see below

Fri Oct 19      6th Grade Career Day

Fri Oct 19     Cross Country @ King Intermediate 3:30 pm

Sat Oct 20    Last day to order your Christmas Tree – see PTSA below

Wed Oct 24  1st Quarter Report Cards will be distributed in AA class

Fri Oct 27     Math Team @ ‘Iolani School – Sullivan Center 1-4 pm

Wed Oct 31  BRAT free-dress day

Wed Oct 31  KSA organized activities – Fall Dance/Movie

NEW LEADERSHIP AT KMS – Welcome Principal Victor!
With the recent retirement of Principal Ann Sugibayashi, the Hawaii Department
of Education has begun a search for a new principal to lead Kawananakoa Middle
School. Let’s all welcome Principal Veronica Victor as she assumes the temporary
role of guiding our school until a permanent principal is selected.

PTSA CHRISTMAS TREE FUNDRAISER – Order your tickets NOW, until Oct. 20
KMS PTSA has partnered with Habilitat to provide the freshest trees available 
for your holidays and raise funds for PTSA.  A portion of the proceeds go 
to KMS PTSA and each tree sold will include a LED Slingshot Helicopter.

The deadline to order is Saturday, October 20, so share this information
with friends, family and co-workers now.

Purchase online at or turn in cash 
or check (payable to Kawananakoa Middle School PTSA) in an envelope, with 
student’s name and AA room number, to the school’s main office or AA room.

Any questions?  Please email Takemi at
Tickets to pick up the trees will be distributed in mid-November, and trees can 
be picked up from December 1,  at various locations on Oahu. Please 
see flyer below for more details.

PTSA 2018 Order Form
Flu Shot Clinic on Thursday, November 1.  Adult volunteers will help
with signing in and directing students to the clinic.  

Please sign up for either or both of two shifts:  7:45 am to 9:45 am
                                                                          9:00 am to 11:45 
Just send a reply to this email (name, phone number and email address) 
or leave a message for Ann Yasui (PCNC) at (808) 307-0300.  It’s an easy 
and quick way to get involved with our school.  Please join us!

PTSA THIRSTY THURSDAY! – A thirst-quenching fundraising event 
organized by KMS PTSA will be back again this Thursday, October 18.  
Teapresso will be on campus from 2:25 pm to 3:30 pm, next to the 
cafeteria, to sell cool and delicious milk tea, honeydew tea and more.
Keep cool and support PTSA!

IT’S NOT TOO LATE – Things to don on the last days of fall break!

  • Keep on clipping  Box Tops to turn in to your AA and help your class

          win a pizza party!               


  • Go to your neighborhood public library – borrow books, DVDs, CDs,

           e-Books, cassettes, and VHS tapes  for FREE! The library system also
           offers free Wi-Fi and use of computers.  

           to order your ticket NOW for a Christmas tree in support of KMS PTSA.
           This is the last week order – all orders are due next Saturday, Oct. 20.

  • Plan some family time together and enjoy the last days of Fall Break!

REFLECTION – “Your cell phone has already replaced your watch, alarm 
clock and calendar.  Don’t let it replace your family.”  – unknown

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
(808) 307-0300

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