E ke poʻokumu, nā kākoʻo, nā kumu a me nā haumāna… aloha pumehana iā kākou
‘O ka lā ʻumikūmāhiku kēia o Kepakemapa
He Pōʻakolu kēia
He lā ʻekolu
Today is Wednesday, September 17, a Day 3
Lunch today: Filet O Fish w/ Bun – Lā Hānau Celebration
ʻOi Kelakela Challenge Updates:
Congratulations to the 7th grade* for taking the lead in this trimester’s challenge and to the following individual advisories for leading their grade levels:
*Grade 7 will have free seating at lunch today!
Please enjoy your snack outside. No food is allowed in the common areas of our buildings.
Attention Papa ‘Ewalu!
Have you participated in Ka Waimea Makahiki the past two years? Are you interested in traveling to Moloka’I? Do you want to experience an AMAZING cultural activity and meet new friends from around the state? Then this may be for you! KA MOLOKA’I MAKAHIKI informational meeting on TUESDAY 9/23 with Kumu Alexander at the locker room tables during recess @10:50 am. See you there!
E HULA KĀKOU…After-school Hula Enrichment will begin on Tuesday, September 16, 2014. Hula will begin at 3:15pm and finish at 5:00pm. Students are to wait at the bus ramp and Kumu Kimo will come and pick you up. If your interested and havenʻt signed up yet, please see Kumu Kimo for more information.
Picture Retakes: those of you that were absent or want to retake your school pictures, retakes will be on Thursday, Oct. 2. Please see Mrs. Ah Chong for a new packet.
3rd Annual Keiki Triathlon on 10/18 in Kona:
If you are interested in participating, please see Mrs. Thompson for information and registration forms.
Middle School Sports:
– Cross Country: practice on Mondays and Thursdays from 3:30-5:30
– Girls Volleyball:
There will be a parent meeting on Thursday, September 18 at 5 pm in Laamea gym. Details about the middle school volleyball program and league play will be shared. Practice will end early on that day. If there are any questions or concerns, please see or contact Mr. Kaaa
First practice for boys volleyball will be on Monday, September 22 in Laʻamea gym from 3:30 to 5:30 pm. Please meet at the bus ramp after school and wait for a coach to come to take you to the gym at 3:15. All athletic forms must be turned in to practice. See Mr. Kaaa during recess this week if you need any forms.
All students wanting to participate in soccer, basketball, wrestling, and/or volleyball, need to take a baseline concussion test.
For students that have not already taken a test for this school year, the next test is scheduled for Wednesday, September 17 at Keku`iapoiwa (the high school learning center). Check-in for middle school students is at 2:30pm. Tests will be conducted in groups of 20. The test is first come, first served. The last group will begin no later than 6:00pm. If you miss this opportunity, the next test will be Tuesday, November 4. The final test for the school year will be offered at the end of January 2015.
Students needing to take the test are sixth graders, seventh graders, students new to a high risk sport, and those who suffered a head injury since their last baseline test. Please contact an athletic trainer to verify if you need to take the test this year (982-0632).
High School Sports:
– JV/Varsity Football vs. Waiakea on Friday, 9/19 at our Paiʻea Stadium starting at 5:00 p.m. – Homecoming!
- Grade 7 Keʻei Huakaʻi – Sept. 22-26
- Grade 6 Hilo/Volcano Huakaʻi – Oct. 1-2
I lā maikaʻi!