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IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER
Sat May 12 34th Annual Aloha Concert – KMS Orchestra,
Ala Moana Hotel 1:00 pm
Sat May 12 Futsal tournament at King Intermediate 8:15 am
Mon May 14 8th Grade HSA Science testing through Thursday,
Mon May 14 All library books are due
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
Fri May 25 BRAT free-dress day
Mon May 28 Memorial Day holiday – No school
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!
KMS SCIENCE STUDENTS FEATURED ON THINK TECH HAWAII
View the YouTube video of two of KMS’ shining stars, Johnathan Le and
Anson Liang, as they discuss how they used Arduino (open-source electronics
platform) as the basis for their State Science and Engineering Fair projects.
Anson and Johnathan, who were featured guests on Think Tech Hawaii, did an
outstanding job of explaining, their passion for science and learning, their science
projects and their upcoming participation in the e-ICON competition.
Click here to view YouTube – Think Tech Hawaii.
Congratulations Anson and Johnathan and thank you for being such great
representatives of Kawananakoa Middle School!
KMS SOCCER TEAM – Go Ali’i Warriors!
Coming off of a win over Stevenson Middle School, our KMS Soccer Team
will compete in their last tournament of the season at the King Intermediate
Futsal tournament this Saturday, May 12, from 8:15 am to noon. Please join
coach, Channing-Marie Galutira, and her players at this fast paced and exciting
HAWAII STATE ASSESSMENT – 8TH Grade Science Testing (2nd Opportunity)
8th graders will continue HSA Science testing on Monday, May 14 through Thursday,
May 17. Please help us ensure that your child does well on the test by having them
get sufficient rest the night before, encouraging them to eat a nutritious breakfast
and making sure that they come to school on time. Mahalo
NEW STUDENT MEAL ACCOUNT SYSTEM – EZSchoolPay.com
Parents, please use the new meal account system EZSchoolPay.com to make
payments to your child’s meal account and monitorthe account balance.
Please see the attached letter for more information
(See attached file: EZSchoolPay Letter.pdf)
Register to use this new system by clicking here EZSchoolPay
If you are unable or prefer not to use this online system, direct payments
in cash only, may still be brought to our school main office (A bldg, 2nd floor).
Reminder: Students should bring a home lunch if their negative meal balance
cannot be cleared.
Thank you for your cooperation.
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, should notify the KMS registrar immediately.
These students will receive a Request for Release form for his/her parent to
complete. During the last week of school, these students will receive a release
packet which they will need to take to their next school.
If you have any questions or concerns about this matter, please contact the
registrar, Mr. Oumi, at (808)307-0300 or email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for your cooperation.
CYBER CAMP – FREE! Apply Now!
Applications for Summer CyberCamp are currently 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 second 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 – 12:00 noon 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.
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 accounts) must be paid in full and kept up to date. Please come in to
the school main officeto settle your account in cash before the day of the
May 22 6th grade class day
May 24 7th grade class day
May 30 8th grade Promotion Ceremony and Banquet
Mahalo for your cooperation.
MCKINLEY HS BOYS BASKETBALL OPEN HOUSE (for 2018-19 season)
Current KMS 8th grade boys who will be attending McKinley High School
next school year and who are interested in the basketball program,
you and your parents are invited to attend:
MHS Boys Basketball Open House
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Hirata Hall on the McKinley HS campus
Attendance required of BOTH student and parent(s)
REFLECTION – Our thoughts are with our local communities who were so
devastatingly affected by the recent floods and volcanic eruptions. Thank
you to the many volunteers and first responders who tirelessly work to
Happy Mother’s Day to the many mothers and grandmothers
of our Kawananakoa ohana. Have a wonderful weekend.
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