Kahuku High and Intermediate School

Seniors interested in May Day Auditions please come to an informational meeting in P8 ... Please check the 'Daily Bulletin' for latest news, it's located in the "About" drop down menu....   Elections Committee begins this week....

Calendar

FAFSA Application Available http://www.fafsa.gov
Date: 2/2/2015
Foodland Scholarship Contest Begins 2/4-3/17
Date: 2/3/2015, 2 PM 3 PM
FREE-FAFSA Workshop
Date: 2/4/2015, 6 PM 8 PM
Location: Local High Schools: Kapolei, Leilihua, Moanalua, Roosevelt
Kamehameha Schools Scholarship Night @ KHIS
Date: 2/5/2015, 5 PM 7 PM
Location: KHIS Computer Lab Room W304
FREE-UH Hilo Open House
Date: 2/7/2015
Location: The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo ʻohana would like to invite students and their families to an Open House on Saturday, February 7, 2015. This is a great opportunity for to tour our campus, see student life at UH Hilo, as well as see the updates to campus facilities. Please RSVP online at: http://hilo.hawaii.edu/rsvp.

Kahuku News

KHIS is accepting applications for head coaches for Track&Field, Baseball (JV/Varsity)
Previous coaching experience and NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching
certification preferred.

Only Email resumes to:
gillian_yamagata@notes.k12.hi.us
Deadline: Feb 2, 2015
Kamehameha Schools Scholarship Night @ KHIS 2/5
Thursday, February 5, 2015 @ 5-7pm in the computer lab W304
What to Bring:
1. Original Birth Certificate to verify Hawaiian Ancestry
2. Signed 2014 Federal Tax Documents, W2s, 1099 forms, and all tax schedules
3. Current State/Federal Financial Assistance (AFDC or TANF), if applicable
4. College Verification Documents, if available

For more information call (808) 534-8080 or (808) 293-8577
FREE-Help with FAFSA
FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. This means any senior who is going to a trade school, community college, or 4-year college and needs money to pay for education, should apply for financial aid by filling out a FAFSA online. The FAFSA is available online from January 1-March 1 at www.fafsa.gov and is free to apply for and submit. A parent/legal guardian must also fill this out with the student. There are FREE workshops offered all over the island to help, including at KHIS.

See the website and flyers for details. http://collegegoal808.org/

Sunday, January 25 1 pm @ Castle, Farrington, McKinley, Mililani, Waipahu High School
Wednesday, February 4 6pm @ Kapolei, Leilehua, Moanalua, Roosevelt High School
Tuesday, February 10 6-8pm @ Kahuku High & Intermediate School

What to Bring:
-Student's AND parent's social security number
-Parent's date of birth
-Student's AND parent's PIN for FAFSA (https://pin.ed.gov)
-Student's AND parent's 2014 income information including
---copy of 2014 or 2013 Federal Tax Forms
---last pay stubs for each job held in 2014
---interest income
---back account balances
---net value of assets (excluding retirement plans, life insurance, and items of personal nature)


Contact www.collegegoal808.org or Frank Green at (808) 591-2708 and the College & Career Center Q3 for more details.
College For Every Student--Apply by March 1
Students and Parents:

College For Every Student (CFES) has received funding to support five low-income schools for Closing the Gap awards, a three-year program that will help under-served students become college and career ready.

CFES will select five schools for Closing the Gap awards as part of their commitment to help one million more low-income students attain college degrees by 2025. Apply by March 1, 2015.

College For Every Student is a non-profit organization committed to helping underserved students get to and through college, ready to enter the 21st century workforce. CFES currently supports more than 20,000 students in 200 rural and urban K-12 schools in 27 states and Ireland by providing a framework that allows schools to customize the implementation of three core practices (mentoring, leadership through service and pathways to college) proven to help students develop essential skills for college and career success.

Please contact:
Andrea McDonald
College Ambassador
CFES: College For Every Student

P.O. Box 247
2303 Main Street
Essex, NY 12936-0247
Office:(518) 963-4500
Fax: (518) 963-4553
www.collegefes.org
FREE Community College Fall 2015 Applications Available
Fall 2015 application for all UH System Community Colleges, Hawaii, Honolulu, Kauai, Kapiolani, Leeward, Maui, Windward, is available on-line at http://apply.hawaii.edu. Students are ecouraged to apply as soon as possible. Even if you're not sure which campus you want to attend, pick one as the "home" school and the application can be used for all campuses.
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Here some items to get done NOW without waiting for a formal acceptance letter:
1. Submit MMR shot records (scan and email to desired CC campus)
2. Submit a RECENT TB shot record - can't be over a year old (also scan and email to desired CC campus)
3. Take the Compass Placement Test. Take the Test NOW before receiving an acceptance letter. Go to http://www2.hawaii.edu/~kcctest/compass.html for more information.
KUPU Gateway Program Summer 2015 Positions Available
KUPU's summer Gateway Program provides participants with a 7-week long experience in hands-on environmental education and teaches them valuable teamwork, cultural and life skills. Participants have the chance to work in some of the most remote and beautiful landscapes across Hawaiʻi (including Kahoʻolawe), while earning money to support their future endeavors and higher education. KUPU is looking for applicants who are passionate about protecting Hawaiʻi's natural and cultural resources, and who enjoy the rugged outdoors.
FREE-UH Hilo Open House Sat 2/7
The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo ʻohana would like to invite students and their families to an Open House on Saturday, February 7, 2015.

This is a great opportunity for to tour our campus, see student life at UH Hilo, as well as see the updates to campus facilities.

Please RSVP online at: http://hilo.hawaii.edu/rsvp.
ACT Prep Class for Juniors @ KHIS 2/24 & 2/26
Juniors will be taking a free ACT on March 3 and this prep class is the perfect way to get ready! Please call Ray Karelitz (808) 261-6666 to register or visit www.test-prephi.com for more details. Visit the College & Career Center Q3 for a flyer.
2015-16 AVID Application Form
Foodland Shoppers--Say "Kahuku High" 2/4-3/17
Participate in Foodland’s Shop for Higher Education 2015 scholarship program from February 4-March 17, 2015.

Shop for Higher Education will award (100) $2,000 college scholarships to deserving high school seniors across the state. Customers will be asked to support the school of their choice to help it earn scholarships. Once the program begins, customers will be asked to designate their points earned with their Maika'i card to support their favorite high school. The more points earned, the more scholarships a school will receive. We are committed to continuing our support of Hawaii's schools and students. Through this effort, we hope to make a positive impact on the lives of 100 college bound students in Hawaii.
Mahalo--College & Career Center Q3
College & Career Center Q3 NEW Website!!!
Check out the NEW and IMPROVED College & Career Center Website. Click on the "Academics" tab and then "College & Career Center." Everything a student and/or parent needs to know is all there! You will information about financial aid, college, scholarships, tests, career, and more!! Please click on all links and websites. Contact Lisa Kellert, College & Career Counselor for more information. Mahalo!
KHIS has a new bell schedule starting January 13, 2015
Please help KHIS through this matching Sony Open fundraiser
Deadline January 18, 2015
KHIS' School Based Health Center will be open beginning 1/13/15
Scholarship Application for Athletes is available
Please click on downloadable file to view.
UH Manoa Second Chance (College Opportunities Program) NOW DUE 12/19!
The College Opportunities Program (COP) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (UHM) provides an alternative pathway for students who want to attend the UHM but who lack the minimum requirements for admission. Click link for deadlines, dates, and details! Paper applications and flyers in the College & Career Center Q3.
FREE HPU Preview Day: Loa Campus (Windward)
Register online for this campus preview day on January 10, 2015 from 8:30am- 12pm
Learn more about: Academic programs, career services, scholarships, financial aid, transfer sercies, music programs, athletics, housing, student life, and parent session.
http://www.hpu.edu/previewday
Winter Ball- Fire and Ice
Winter Ball

Reminder to all interested students and COMMUNITY members: Winter Ball will be held on Friday, December 19, 2014 at the Waimea Falls Park. Bid cost will be $15.00 per person. High School Students and community members. will be allowed to attend the WINTER BALL. This dance is for grades 9-12 and older.

Each participant/attendee will need to submit a completed Permission slip.

Please make sure you are in dress code when you buy your bid.
You must have a valid picture I.D.
You may not reserve seats/tables. Only those who paid may sign up for a seat/table.
Once you have chosen a seat/table, there will be no changing of seats/tables unless the Winter Ball committee needs to condense tables.
Scholarships Means FREE $ MONEY $ for college!
Scholarships are one type of financial aid that students can use to pay for college. Students must research and apply for scholarships, most are available online. Come to the College & Career Center Q3 to check out the "Scholarship Binder" to see local, institutional, and national scholarships. Also, search online via the school website! Applications for in-house KHIS scholarships are now posted.
Letters of Recommendation
Some colleges and scholarships require 1 or more letters of recommendation. Please follow these steps when asking for a letter of recommendation:
1. Ask in person
2. Ask early, give the writer 2-3 weeks
3. Provide all details, websites, or pre-paid envelopes (if snail mailing)
4. Follow up with writers by letting them know if you got accepted to college or received the scholarship
5. Hand-write a "thank you" note to your writers a sign of appreciation for the work they did for you!
Come to the College & Career Center for more information, mahalo!
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