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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.
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!
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. KHIS FAFSA night is Tuesday, February 10 from 6-8pm. Contact the College & Career Center Q3 for more details.
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!
Foodland Shoppers--Say "Kahuku High"
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
Romeo and Juliet Play. Dec 3, 4, 5, 6 at 7pm in Caf
FREE- Native Hawaiian Scholarship Aha @ WCC Dec 3 6pm
Windward Community College is hosting a Native Hawaiian Scholarship Aha on Wednesday, December 3rd at 6pm. All eligible and interested students and family members are invited to attend this FREE event and get information about these scholarships. For more information, visit the College & Career Center Q3 or contact WCC Outreach Specialist Gus Cobb-Adams at 235-7385 gusca@hawaii.edu.
SAT Prep Class @ KHIS Dec 1, 2, 3
Seniors--are you ready for the SAT on Saturday, December 6th? Get some extra test tips, skills, and help by signing up for the SAT Prep class that is offered at KHIS 6:30-8:30 pm in room P37. The class is $50 per student for all three nights and includes books and materials to keep. Register online at www.edu-1st.org or call (808) 391-2054 for more details. See flyer and websites attached or come to the College & Career Center Q3.
We Vote Hawaii 2014 Election Results
Congratulations to the vball girls that made OIA east all star team
1st team- Rachel Blake
2nd team- Brittany Waite, Jasmin Niutupuivaha , Thea Leiataua
Honorable mention- Laken Teo, Carey Williams, ShaRae Niu and Phoebe Grace.

Brittnay Waite also played in the all star game and her team took the tournament!
Salanoa-Alo Wily received the Herman Wedemeyer-2014 Iron Man of the Year Award
Congrats! KHIS has advanced to the next round of the Best Football Program contest. The regional round begins today (11/20) at noon ET.
Make sure you rally support for KHIS and vote!

Congratulations Coach Leslie and OIA Red All Stars!
Our Kahuku Football team is in the running in the USA TODAY High School Sports Best Football Program Contest!
Use this link to vote for Kahuku:

You can vote multiple times.
Follow this link to go directly to the Kahuku Football voting link:


Deadline is Nov 18!

In order to win this contest, each person will need to vote hundreds of times.
FREE-UH Hilo "Meet the Deans" Reception 11/22 9:30a-12p
The University of Hawai'i at Hilo will be hosting its annual "Meet the Deans" reception for prospective students on O'ahu in November.  This event is an excellent opportunity for students who are considering enrolling at UH Hilo for the Fall 2015.  At "Meet the Deans" students will have the opportunity to meet with important members of our campus community in-person, as well as learn about academic program options via short presentations.  Our deans will share highlights about the colleges of: (1) Agriculture, Forestry, & Natural Resource Management, (2) Arts & Sciences, (3) Business & Economics, (4) Ka Haka 'Ula O Ke'elikolani/Hawaiian Language, (5) Pharmacy.  Several Pharmacy students, who are completing their final year of rotations on O'ahu, will be present to answer questions as well.  

Meet the UH Hilo Deans
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Student Lounge (CC), Leeward Community College, Pearl City
9:30am:              Check-in
                          Meet & Greet
10:00-12:00pm:   Presentations

Parking is free and refreshments will be served.

Interested students can RSVP online at http://hilo.hawaii.edu/rsvp or by contacting Maile Sing msing@hawaii.edu directly.
Congratulations to Bradina Anae, a KHIS student, for setting a world record in weight-lifting!
DonEliezer Baize, a KHIS 8th grader, was honored as one of the brightest middle school students in the world

DonEliezer Baize, a KHIS 8th grader, was honored as one of the brightest middle school students in the world The John Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY) honored DonEliezer for his exceptional performance as a middle school student on the college SAT, ACT, or similar test as part of the 2013-2014 CTY Talent Search, CTY uses above-average tests (such as the college SAT for middle school students) because they provide a clear picture of advanced students' academic abilities.

This year there were more than 33,470 participants in the CTY Talent Search, which identifies and recognizes the academic abilities of advanced students around the world. Students from 50 states and 67 countries participated in the 2013-2014 Talent Search.
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