Kahuku High and Intermediate School

Thank you to all who participated in SongFest---May Day is May 1st, 2015, from 9:30-11:30 PM at the Polynesian Cultural Center presale tickets are $3 for ages 5 and up...on the night they will be $5 per person---Please check the 'Daily Bulletin' for latest news, it's located in the "About" drop down menu....  

Kahuku News

Fifteen Kahuku High and Intermediate students received college athletic scholarships for the upcoming school year – 13 for football and two for soccer – one of the highest number of academic-sports scholarships in the school’s 118-year history.

Fifteen Kahuku High and Intermediate students received college athletic scholarships for the upcoming school year – 13 for football and two for soccer – one of the highest number of academic-sports scholarships in the school’s 118-year history. Among the 13 is one girl – soccer scholarship recipient Maila Aluli, who will attend Fort Lewis College in Colorado. Classmate Alohi Gilman is the only student in Hawaii who was offered a scholarship to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., Gilman’s father confirmed. No more than two students per state receive scholarships from each military academy yearly.
Valued at around $500,000, Gilman’s scholarship spares him and his family from all out-of-pocket college-related expenses, said his father, Asai Gilman. After graduating from Annapolis, Gilman will start his first-year job at no less than an $80,000 salary. In his second year, his pay jumps to at least $130,000 annually, Gilman said.

The 17-year-old All-Star defensive back received six other scholarship offers, including one from the Army’s West Point. Gilman was picked for his leadership ability, grades and test scores.

The military panel also judged the teen’s communications based on his social media presence, text messages, emails, phone calls and in-person speaking. “They liked his professionalism and the way he presented himself,” Gilman added.
Alohi Gilman

“I’m very pleased with the number of college opportunities that are offered to our student-athletes,” said KHIS Principal Pauline Masaniai. “Congratulations to our graduating seniors, who are making college and career connections.”

Gilman leaves Hawaii in July. He will major in engineering and also focus on cyber warfare.
Community Recycling this Sat, April 25 from 9 am to noon at Kahuku High and Intermediate School
Deadline for Fund 42 Scholarship is April 30 at 3pm.
FUND42 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION NOW AVAILABLE!
Attention All Seniors! The FUND42 Deedee Tafuna memorial scholarship fund is now accepting applications. Apps are available on our school website, from Mrs. Vendiola in the office or in Q3. All seniors planning to continue their education after high school (2 yr or 4 yr college) are eligible to apply for one of the 8 categories worth $500. Deadline is April 30th! Don't delay, apply today!!!
Colorado Universities Event in Honolulu Sat 4/18
Attention students interested in attending college in CO! Colorado Mesa University looks forward to sharing information about universities in Colorado on Saturday, April 18, 2015, 3:00-5:00PM at Dave & Buster’s in Honolulu. Open to all interested students and their families! RSVP at link below:
Rainbow School Scholarship (Due Friday 4/17)
Are you a college-bound senior who graduated from Rainbow Schools? Come to the College & Career Center Q3 for applications and more details. Also, see the College & Career Center webpage and click on "scholarships."
CIA Bright Future: A Symposium for Young Women in Hawaii Sun. 4/19
CIA Bright Future: A Symposium for Young Women in Hawaii
April 19, 2015 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Ala Moana Hotel - Garden Lanai Ballroom

As young women nearing high school graduation across Hawaii look towards their bright futures, they now have more educational and career choices than ever before. To help in the planning process, please join us for a very informative symposium. Hear about scholarships, internships, and career opportunities with the Central Intelligence Agency. In addition, participate in roundtable career discussions with local professionals in various fields. For more information, email us at naaaphawaii@gmail.com. This event is free but seating is limited, so RSVP via Eventbrite today!
WCC Scholarship (Due Mon. 4/27)
Any senior planning to attend WCC next year could be eligible to receive a scholarship from WCC, please come to the College & Career Center for more details. Applications are due Monday, April 27.
Scholarship for Students of PCC Employees (Due Wed. 4/29)
Each year the PCC offers two $500 scholarships to deserving high school seniors of PCC employees or to seniors who are working at the PCC. Below are the guidelines for seniors who are interested in applying for this scholarship. Applications and forms may be picked up at the Protocol Office located on the 2nd floor of the PCC Administration Building. The application deadline is Wednesday, April 29th and must be turned into to Bobby Akoi at PCC.

Polynesian Cultural Center High School Senior Scholarship

Qualifications:

1. High School senior must be a child of a current PCC employee
or is a current employee of the PCC

2. Must submit a copy of the acceptance letter to attend a
University or Community College

3. Must submit a typed sheet describing how you have diligently
worked to:
· Achieved a standard of excellence in school and
· Achieved a standard of excellence in school activities

4. Must submit a typed sheet describing how you have:
· Overcome or faced a difficult or extraordinary challenge
in life

5. Must submit a written recommendation from your PCC manager
(if employed by PCC) stating that you have been an exemplary
employee (or received a 3 or better rating on your PCC
evaluation)

DEADLINE: Applications must be given to Bobby Akoi by Wednesday, April 29th.
Sports Calendars
Newsletter 4th Quarter 2015
To view, click on PDF attachment
Off Season Football (8-11 grade)
Monday Weights 3-4 pm Conditioning 5-6:30 pm (Kahuku HS)

Tuesday Weights 2:30-3:30 pm Conditioning 5-6:30 pm (Kahuku HS)

Wednesday Weights 2:30-3:30 pm Conditioning 5-6:30 pm (Kahuku HS)

Thursday Weights 3-4 pm Conditioning 5-6:30 pm (Kahuku HS)

Friday No Weights Conditioning 5-6:30 pm (Laie Park)
IKE Summer Engineering Experience (Due Mon. 4/13)
UH Manoa is still accepting applications for this year's ʻIKE Summer Engineering Experience

This is for any graduating seniors who may be interested in STEM/ Engineering and who plan to attend a community college/ UH to apply. Application is due April 13, however as long as it is received online, the program representatives will work with interested students to obtain the supplement materials.

Find the online application at
http://www.hawaii.edu/ike/prospective_students/see1.html

Then, Click on the link "APPLY HERE TODAY!"

This 6-week program offers college math credit, tutoring and mentorship, hands-on project experience, and helps the students take one step closer into pursuing their goals. A great opportunity for all!!

Please contact:
Jessica Au, RN
'IKE Outreach Specialist
Indigenous Knowledge in Engineering
Pre-Engineering Education Collaborative
Hālau 'Ike o Pu'uloa
Leeward Community College, DA, 106A
Phone- (808) 455-0547
www.hawaii.edu/ike
Emory Rep on Island Sunday 4/12
Engage with Emory – Honolulu

Sunday, April 12, 2015

02:00 PM until 04:00 PM

Mid Pacific Institute

2445 Kaala St

Honolulu, HI 96822

Room: Weinberg Seminar Room

Parking: Please visit the campus map to locate the parking lot adjacent to the Weinberg Building (building 13 on the map)

Registration: https://admission.emory.edu/portal/ewewest
FREE UH Mānoa Experience Preview Day Saturday 4/11
Aloha from the UH Mānoa Office of Admissions! All interested students and parents are invited to the Mānoa Experience: University Preview Day on Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM! This FREE event brings thousands of prospective students and their families to the UH Mānoa campus. Over one hundred programs will be represented along with numerous tours, activities, and performances. Register today at: http://manoa.hawaii.edu/admissions/experience
Scholarship for Future Nurses (Due Tues. 6/30)
Nursing Schools Almanac has just launched its inaugural 2015 Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. The website will award a $1,000 scholarship to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates:
 
+ A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics
+ A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare
 
This scholarship competition is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight on June 30.
 
All interested students need to visit www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website's homepage. Here you'll find detailed scholarship information and the official application form.
 
If you have any questions, please contact Shawn Harrell, Outreach Manager Nursing Schools Almanac. www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com 
FREE--Fair for ROTC Scholarships & Academy Admissions Tues. 4/21
Military academy admissions and ROTC scholarship information fair will be on Tuesday, April 21 from 6-8pm in the Luke Auditorium, Wo International Center at Punahou School.

Learn more about how to apply to any of the military service academies or receive the latest information on Army and Air Force ROTC scholarship opportunities. Students and parents from all schools are welcome to attend.
Hannemann Leadership Awards(Samoan Scholars Due Thurs. 4/30)
A $500 award will be granted to one male and one female in honor of Gustav and Faiaso Soliai Hannemann. Download an application from www.mufi.hannemann.com

Criteria:
-senior graduating in May
-be of Samoan ancestry
-GPA of 2.5 or higher in all college prep classes
-participation in student government (preferably leadership positions) and in on-campus activities or community service
-selected for honors and awards
LCC Scholarship (Due Tues. 4/27)
The LCC High School Achievement Scholarship is available to three KHIS seniors who plan to attend LCC next year, have a 3.0 GPA or higher and have completed some type of volunteer service. If you meet the criteria, please come to the College & Career Center Q3 to get more details and help! Deadline Monday, April 27.
BYU-Holomua Summer Program for Juniors 6/15-20
Holomua is a six-day college preparation program that helps students prepare to succeed at Brigham Young University-Hawaii. Inspired by the cultural importance of the voyaging canoe, Iosepa, students are introduced to the knowledge, skills and resources that will assist them in their educational journey at BYU-Hawaii.

WHEN: June 15-20, 2015
WHERE: BYU–Hawaii
WHO: High school students graduating in 2016
COST: $185
HOW TO APPLY: Apply online directly by May 1
KHIS In-house Scholarships Available NOW
Two of the KHIS Scholarships are available now, please come to the College & Career Center Q3 for applications and check online to print out your own copies.

Foodland is due Friday, March 27 @ 2:30 pm
Johnson Ohana (all three) are due Friday, April 17 @ 2:30 pm

-Johnson Ohana-Environment, Music and/or Art (one student will be chosen for the three different categories)
-Foodland for Leadership/Service (five students will be chosen)

Listen for announcements, read the bulletin, check online, and visit the College & Career Center Q3 for details and news.
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