Kapaa High School PTSA | Kapaa High School 4695 Mailihuna Rd. Kapaa, HI 96746 | kapaahighptsa@gmail.com

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

SAT Prep course offered

Mr. Mireles is offering an SAT prep course.
Saturdays from September 8th until October 27th
2:00 pm until 5:30pm.

The cost is
$275 for registration,
$12.00 for the Official SAT study guide
$10.00 for the Princeton Review SAT Vocabulary Flashcards.

Students will also need a 1 inch 3 -ring binder, college-ruled paper, #2 pencils, eraser, and a scientific or graphing calculator. 

The registration and payment deadline is this Friday, August 31st! Please see Mr. Mireles OR your counselor for registration forms ASAP! Thanks!

FYI: Picture Taking

In case you also didn't know...

Just a friendly reminder that picture taking for all underclassmen, faculty and staff will be Wed. Aug. 29 – Fri. Aug. 31 in the library. Students have been scheduled through their English classes. Please remind students to bring another top as they take pictures twice – once for the Yearbook with their school wear, and then another time for their picture package. Changing rooms are available in the library.

Monday, August 27, 2012

KHS Annual Back 2 School BBQ Culinary Preps

If you are able and willing to assist with the preps for the annual Back to School BBQ- the annaulcommunity shared meal, please show up on September 12th at 5:00pm at the KHS cafeteria kitchen. Park near the cafeteria. Spread the aloha, Mahalo!

All Welcome: Back to School BBQ

Please join us for the annual Back to School BBQ.
In addition to this annual PTSA hosted event, the Kapaa High SCC will also be offering an informational session.
Details:
When: Thursday  September 13. 2012
Where: Kapaa High School Cafeteria
Timeline:
  • 5:00-6:00  Dinner
  • 6:00-6:30  KHS School Community Council (SCC) informational meeting
  • 630-7:00   Breakout parent meetings
If you are able and willing to assist with the preps for this community shared meal, please show up on September 12th at 5:00pm at the KHS cafeteria kitchen. Mahalo!

Monday, August 20, 2012

1st PTSA Meeting Monday August 20th 6:30pm

New and returning members encouraged to join us!
Monday August 20th, 2011
Student Activity Center, Kapaa High School-Upper Campus
6:30pm

It's a Perfect Time to Join or Renew Membership

If you have not already joined or renewed your PTSA membership for this school year, now is a great time to do so. Click here for the membership form. For assistance, please contact any board member or join us at the regular monthly meeting.
Kapaa High School PTSA takes pride in being a powerful voice for children, a relevant resource for parents, and a strong advocate for public education and parent involvement. Our central mission is the benefit & welfare children, and specifically,the young men & women of Kapaa High.

Our advocacy takes many forms. Your membership supports many sponsorships including:
  • Senior Projects
  • General Learner Outcome (GLO) Incentives
  • Mid-Summer School Orientation Days
  • Freshman, Sophomore, and Junior Parent Orientation Nights
  • Teacher Appreciation Events
  • Warrior Athletics, Homecoming
  • Kapaa High Health Occupation Services of America Activity
  • Warrior PRIDE Award and Warrior Path Certificate of Recognition
  • Kapaa High Tradewind Newspaper (Language Arts Newswriting) (Out of print :( )
  • Science Dept.-Physics: University of Hawaii Imiloa Astronomy Center/KHS Partnership.
  • Kapaa High Vex Robotics Club and Garden Island Robotics Team
  • Significant Adult Program, and Anti-Drug Assemblies
  • Campus Improvement Initiatives
  • Project Grad, Parent Skills Training
  • Economic & Food Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) Workshops
Your membership also automatically makes you a member of the Hawaii State & National PTSA.

Monday, May 21, 2012

May 21st Meeting Cancelled

Mahalo and Aloha.
Rescheduling of this meeting is TBA.
Please check back soon.
Mahalo!

Sunday, March 18, 2012

March 19th Meeting Cancelled

Please check back for updated information on the March meeting!
Mahalo!

Monday, February 27, 2012

Nominations and Inquiries Welcome for PTSA Officers for SY201212

It's nomination time! Open positions on the PTSA school board for SY201213 now up for renewal.
If you are interested in being more active in the PTSA, please speak up!
Join us at our next PTSA monthly meeting, or contact us via email or contact any of the PTSA current board members.                                       Mahalo!

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Real Ethics in a Virtual World Evening Talk: Thursday March 1

Please see the article in the Garden Island for the full information about this evening presentation:
Ethics in the Digital Age:

Thursday, February 23, 2012

SCC Nominations for SY2012-13

Nominations are invited at this time for open seats on SCC's- district and state wide. Of particular interest potentially for Kapaa HS are community and parent representatives. Self-nominations welcome.
Please see the Kapaa High SCC blog for more info http://kapaahighscc.blogspot.com/ or,
the State of Hawaii SCC Portal https://iportal.k12.hi.us/SCC/homescc.aspx?home=true or, alternately...contact the current chairperson, Kapaa High PCNC Nancy Borilez http://kapaahighblog.blogspot.com/p/kwn.html or any SCC member.

Foodland Shop for Education Kapaa HS Code 7545

FYI - It's Shop for Higher Education time again...so shop Foodland and designate Kapaa High!
Please see the Kapaa HS AM news post for more information:
http://khsamnews.blogspot.com/2012/02/daily-announcements-thursday-feburary.html
Or the Foodland sponsor website: http://www.foodland.com/our-community/shop-higher-education

Evening Parent Presentation on Ethics in the Digital World

Kapaa High is hosting an evening presentation for parents on Ethics in the Digital age on Thursday March 1st. Time and location information is TBA.
See also the original mention of this event in the AM announcements:
http://khsamnews.blogspot.com/2012/02/daily-announcements-thursday-feburary.html
Check also the online calendar for possible details.

Sunday, February 12, 2012

SAT Prep Course Offered

Course Description
This course is twenty-four hours of concentrated study in the Writing, Reading Comprehension, and Mathematics sections of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). Two instructors will guide you though the different sections of the test, assist with problem solving, and provide helpful test taking hints to save time and improve your overall score.

Class Dates: March 10, 24, 31 and April 7, 14, 21, 28.     
Time: 8:30am – 12pm          
Location:  Kapaa High School, room P-188
Cost $275.00 (minimum ten participants), paid in advance; “no show, no refunds”;
Tuition/materials scholarships may be available for students on free or reduced lunch program
Payment Deadline: February 24, 2012
 
Registration Forms available from Mr. Mireles, room P-188

Required Materials
  •  The Official SAT Study Guide (2nd Ed.)
  •  Available at collegeboard.org or amazon.com-$25                                  
  •  3-Ring Binder (1”); college-ruled paper; #2 pencils; eraser;  calculator (scientific or graphing calculator, except TI-92)

Suggested Materials
Barron’s Picture This SAT Vocabulary Flashcards 



****  SAT test dates are May 5 and June 2, 2012  ****

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Kapaa HS PTSA February Mtg Monday 27th, 6:30pm

6:30 in the Student Center on Kapaa High Campus.

See listing on the Kapaa High Online Calendar: Kapaa High PTSA February Meeting