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
December 11, 2018 Letter to Parents from Principal Suzuki
Campus Safety PLEASE READ
Konawaena High WINTER BALL
Saturday December 15, 2018 at King Kamehameha Hotel Ballroom
5:30 pm - Doors open
6:30 pm - Official start
6:45 pm - Doors will close, no one admitted after this time.
10:00 pm - Winter Ball over
Signed Permission Form required for both student and guest
December 24- January 7:
Help us restore the mural on the Gym
Konawaena High Gym Mural Restoration Project
Artist Martin Charlot has arrived
to start the project
Campaign to restore the mural on the Ellison Onizuka Gym
in preparation of our 100 anniversary!
Please take a moment to read about the project to restore the mural by the original artist Martin Charlot
Every donation is greatly appreciated!
Donations may also be sent directly to the Konawaena Foundation
81-1043 Konawaena School Rd. Kealakekua, Hawaii 96750
indicate mural restoration project in the memo of your check
West Hawaii Today Article 072918
Save the date for the next
Parent Learning Community Meeting
Wednesday January 9, 2019 at 6 pm in the Library
Class of 2021 fundraiser
Mahalo to all who supported the sophomore class.
College Opportunities Program (COP) 2019 Summer Program
University of Hawai'i at Manoa
If a student is interested in attending UH Manoa, but lacks the minimum requirements for admission, consider applying for this program
Changes to the Hawaii County Recycle Program starting Dec. 1, 2018
Link to memo
National Principals Month
Shout out to Shawn Suzuki,
Diane Spencer and Momi Kaehuaea.
Best Principal and Vice Principals on Hawai'i Island and in the State!
Mahalo for always being there for our students & parents
Congratulations Mr. Wild on your Ironman finish
Read the article about Mr. Wild in West Hawaii today
Quarter 2 Parent Learning Community Meeting
October 17, 2018
Mahalo to West Hawaii Community Health Center, the Konawaena High Counseling Department and the Leadership Class Student Representative for Speaking at our meeting last night
We had a great discussion re: bullying last evening
Quarter 1 Parent Learning Community Meeting
Mahalo to all the Parents and Faculty that attended the meeting
SAT TESTING DATES AT KONAWAENA HIGH
November 3rd (registration deadline is Oct. 5th)
March 9th (registration deadline is Feb. 8th)
June 1st (registration deadline is May 3rd)
More information and to register
ACT TESTING DATE AT KONAWAENA HIGH
Saturday, October 27 Registration deadline is September 28th
**Please see Mrs. White if you believe you qualify for a fee waiver
or if you have any additional questions
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!
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.
PLACE YEARBOOK ORDERS ON LINE
Konawaena High number is 16187
Memo Online Meal Plan Payments
May 10, 2018
Link to EZSchoolPay.com
Create an account with the student's last name & their student ID number
(ID number is loacted under their name on their report card)
You can download the EZSchoolPay app for your phone and get alerts when the balance is low
Payments will be credited to their account within 10 minutes
Questions? Contact the business office 313-6002
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
Mandatory Fees: Student Government Dues $10.00
Class Dues $8.00
Optional Fees: BIIF Student Pass $20.00
Locker Rental $2.00
Student Lot Parking Fee: $5.00
Bring Car Registration, Safety Check and Car Insurance along with parent/guardian form the VP office
Up Mauka brand sold at KTA Keauhou
Available for Purchase.
Please support our students
PC: Sandra Taosaka
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.
CFES Brilliant Pathways College & Career Readiness
Konawaena High is the first High School
in West Hawaii to be Blue Zones Approved
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.