Parent Resource Center
from 1:30 to 3:00
by appointment - contact Gloria (parent coordinator) to sign up
"Mondays have potential, and so do you..."
(Konawaena Teacher and Alumni)
Gloria Krier Matthews
Parent Involvement Coordinator
Direct Line: 808 313-6023
Follow us on Twitter @KonawaenaHSPrnt
Facebook - Konawaena High School Parent Page
A letter from Shawn Suzuki
Safety of our Students February 21, 2018
A letter from Art Souza
Complex Area Superintendent
Safety and Security of our Schools Feb. 21, 2018
LETTER from Dr. Kishimto OUR SUPERINTENDENT
re: School Safety -February 16, 2018
SPRING PARENT MEETING
Wednesday. May 2, 2018 ... 5pm in the cafeteria
Updates from Principal Suzuki
Updates from the Registrar
Break out to grade level meetings with Class Advisers and Officers
Flyer Flyer en español
Class of 2019 Community Craft Fair
May 19, 2018
A great way to support Konawaena High School is thru the
Konawaena Foundation's annual Golf Tournament
Saturday May 5, 2018 at Kona Country Club
Flyer with entry form
Request for Prize or Services Donation
The Foundation welcomes local business as sponsors, and would appreciate donations of prizes or services.
Click here to see how The Konawaena Foundation supports our school in many ways.
Konawaena High Teacher School Supply Drive
We are conducting our 3rd annual school supply drive the whole month of April, to give much needed supplies to our teachers on Teacher Appreciation Day in May
This will help defer the cost of basic supplies that the teachers often purchase themselves.
Our Teachers can use the following items:
blue, red and black pens, paper clips, post its, Dry Erase markers, cleaner and erasers, binder and graph paper, folders, pencils, hand sanitizer, sharpies, highlighters, boxes of tissue and any other item you may think useful. Goal is one item per student.
Please support this drive by purchasing one of the Items. The supplies can be dropped off at the Vice Principals office any time by May 1st. The supplies will be given to the teachers at their annual appreciation breakfast
Palamanui Distance Based Learning Program
Presentation April 25, 2018
We have seen a rapid increase in youth use of
Electronic Smoking Devices (ESDs) in Hawai`i County,
with 34.1% of our high school students and 23% of middle school.
These are the HIGHEST rates in the state!
Important information for you and your student.
Please share and discuss the dangers of vaping.
Reminder the penalty for vaping on campus is the same as smoking.
Message to Senior Parents from Class Advisers
We are down to the last quarter of your high school career! All PTP packets were due last semester and must be turned in to Kumu ASAP. PTP is a graduation requirement! You will NOT earn your diploma, if you do not complete it.
Cap and gown orders must be done online or mailed in BEFORE Wednesday, April 11th. It will cost about $95.
You cannot participate in the Graduation Ceremony without PURCHASING a cap & gown (NO using old cap & gown).
Commencement is Saturday May 26, 2018 at 9:00 am
Class Duties for Graduation Day
**Family members are welcome to assist with the following duties
Seniors - Assemble the stage, set up chairs decorations
Juniors - Take down the stage, put away the chairs
Sophomores - Trash Pick up
Freshmen - Concession Stand
PLACE YEARBOOK ORDERS ON LINE
Konawaena High number is 16187
There are four pages Friendship Pages available in the yearbook at the special price of $100 each
The pages must be designed and submitted by March 10th to
Ms. Alcain at email@example.com or brought to her in Room Ag-8
Up Mauka brand sold at KTA Keauhou
Available for Purchase.
Please support our students
PC: Sandra Taosaka
Congratulations CTE Department!
Outstanding job on the Student Showcase
at Keauhou Shopping Center March 2018
Nā Hopena A‘o (HĀ) BREATH
Nā Hopena A‘o (“HĀ”) is a framework of outcomes that reflects the Department of Education’s core values and beliefs in action throughout the public educational system of Hawaii. The Department of Education works together as a system that includes everyone in the broader community to develop the competencies that strengthen a sense of belonging, responsibility, excellence, aloha, total-wellbeing and Hawaii (“BREATH”) in ourselves, students and others.
Health Care during summer break
Community Health Care -Tropic Care 2018
Students needing assistance
in Math or English
Tutors are in the Library before school, during WIKI and Lunch and Wednesdays after school until 2:30.
THIS IS FOR ANY STUDENT!
Parent Learning Community
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @ 6pm
The Final Parent Learning Community Meeting for SY 17-18 was held on Tuesday march 27, 2018 at 6pm in the school Library. (The power Point is to the right)
Claudia Hartz from West Hawaii Community Health Center who discussed services offered at the Health Center and the dangers of Vaping.
It was suggested that we hold a longer meeting on vaping.
We also discussed setting goals for next year, time management and activities that students can do over the summer.
Parents who attended completed a survey.
Please save the date for our Spring Parent Meeting (Wednesday May 2, 2018 at 5pm in the cafeteria)
PARENT LEARNING COMMUNITY MEETING
Tuesday March 27, 2018 6pm
Quarter 3 Parent Learning Community Power Point
Quarter 4 Parent Learning Community Power Point
Quarter 2 Parent Learning Community Power Point
Quarter 1 Parent Learning Community Power Point
Responsible: Make Education a Priority
Committed: Continue working with student no matter how challenging
Positive: Give positive feedback and praise
Patient: Caring thru commitment and encouragement
Attentive: Stop child when there is bad behavior, give opportunity to make it right, discipline appropriate and consistent
Precise: Give clear & direct instructions
Mindful: Of mistakes, look over work and help make corrections
Result Oriented: Keep notes from teacher conferences, look at progress reports and Jupiter Grades, read report cards carefully, ask questions
Diligent: Work from beginning to end of the year with student and teacher, don’t give up
Innovative: Keep learning lively and dynamic
THERE: listen, give advise, encourage, speak positive about their life, support
GENERAL INFORMATION FOR PARENTS
Graduation Day Class Responsibilities
Seniors - Assemble the stage, set up the chairs, decorations
Juniors - Take down the stage and put away the chairs
Sophomores - Trash pickup
Freshman - Concession Stand
KONAWAENA TO RETIRE #28
Student Pick up at the end of the day
Bus parking lot
Please DO NOT park in the YELLOW STRIPED area of the parking lot
Student Lot All Students must have a permit signed by parent/guardian and show proof of insurance
Forms can be picked up in the VP Office
Student Government Fee $10.00
Class Dues $8.00
BIIF Student Pass $20.00
Locker Rental $2.00
Student Parking Fee $5.00
(w/ parent signed form)
Yearbook (subject to change) $50.00
Bus One Way/Qtr $36.00
Bus Two Ways/Qtr $72.00
Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union
Konawaena Student Credit Union Students may open a savings account on campus for $5.00. The account can be converted to an Adult account after they graduate.
Begining of the year reminders for Parents/Guardians
1. Fill out and return emergency card, you need to sign and date a new card each year, even if the information has not changed. (it is in the packet your student got on the first day of school)
2. Apply for free or reduced lunch (link to online application is below)
3. Pay student fees
4. Sign and return any forms sent home from individual teachers
5. If you are picking up a student in the bus parking area, please do not park in the yellow striped areas
6. If your student will be driving to school, you will need to sign the parking permit form available from the VP office. A permit is required to park in the student lot.
7. FOLLOW KonawaenaHS Info @KonawaenaHSPrnt on Twitter. We are retweeting Information that you could find helpful.
Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union
for sponsoring Scholarship Fair refreshments!
Two years running
for donating aquaponics lettuce to our
Open House in August 2017
and to the
Parent Function on
March 8, 2018
for donating breakfast sandwich coupons to reward Students who made Honor Roll in Semester 1 of SY 17-18
Semester 2 of SY 16-17
Queen Lili'uokalani Childrens Trust
for sponsoring the prizes for Konawaena Ohana Outdoor Movie Night Feb 2016.
They also provided $25 KTA gift certificates and cloth bags as prizes at our
Life Skills Workshop on March 8th 2016.