Thursday, October 13, 2016

October 13, 2016 9:55 AM

Menus

Thursday
Breakfast:
Portuguese Sausage
School Lunch: Spaghetti
Plate Lunch: Catch of the Day

Friday
Breakfast:
Fried Rice
School Lunch: Bacon Mushroom Burger
Plate Lunch: Steak


Special Schedules

October 11-14 - Middle School Trial Schedule

Monday, October 17
is a Tuesday Schedule for High School only.

Tuesday, October 18 is a Wednesday Schedule for High School only.

Wednesday, October 19 - Special High School Schedule for PSAT Testing


General

NEW Mid-Pacific Abridged Middle and High School Family Handbook is now available in Japanese, Chinese (simplified), and Korean on the Mid-Pacific Parent Portal site under "Middle and High School Documents and Downloads" (http://www.midpac.edu/mypueo/downloads.php). This abridged version does not replace the original Family Handbook, and only includes select information translated for communication purposes.

Lost and Found
Found items can be claimed during lunch periods. Unclaimed items will only be held for 14 days from date found. Afterwards, the items will be donated. Please check with security during the lunch periods to claim your item(s).


High School

Student picture orders will be distributed during long homeroom on Friday, October 14.

PSAT - Important Information for ALL Sophomores and Juniors
PRE-ADMINSTRATION (pre-bubble) will be on Friday, October 14 during homeroom. Students will be filling out their personal information (legal name, home/host family address, phone number, email - student's or parent's email). Students will need to fill in their information correctly. Your homeroom teacher will have a sample copy for you to refer to. Please bring: TWO #2 pencils (NO MECHANICAL PENCILS). If you have any questions regarding the PSAT test, please contact Ms. Nakahara (Family Liaison/PSAT Supervisor) at jnakahara@midpac.edu or 973-5042.

Business Club Meeting on Friday, October 14 in room A203 at 3:00pm.

Free Movie:
Mid-Pacific students in grades 9-12 are invited to a special free screening of the movie "Tokyo Godfathers," as part of the Honolulu Museum of Art Japanese Film Festival. Please join us on October 23, 4:00pm at the Honolulu Museum of Art Doris Duke Theatre. Doors open at 3:30PM. Transportation must be provided on own. Space is limited. RSVP here by October 18: https://goo.gl/forms/Z8PynYIwEEFozn3L2.


Middle School

The Middle School Creative Writing Club and the Middle School Book Club will be having their first meeting on Friday, October 14th. We will meet during lunch in Atherton A307 (Mrs. Ibara's classroom) during lunch. Please quickly grab your lunch and join us as soon as possible. Please email or see Ms. Stern or Mrs. Ibara if you have questions.

Middle School Math Club meeting Friday, October 14 in A-208 from 2:05-3:00pm.

Art Club members: Glaze pumpkins in room P1 on Friday, October 14 at 2:05-3:00pm.

7th grade Art Club members - Glaze pumpkins on Tuesday, October 18, in room P1 during lunch (home lunch suggested).


Athletics

Cheerleading - Winter Season
Student-athletes in grades 9-12, who are interested in joining the cheerleading team, must come to an informational meeting TODAY, October 13 from 7:35 am to 8:00 am in AGR-3 (Mrs. Boncales classroom). Please contact Mrs.Boncales at jaboncales@midpac.edu if there are any questions regarding the meeting.

Boys Canoe Paddling
Student-athletes in grades 9-12, who are interested in participating in the upcoming boys canoe paddling season should come to a sign-up meeting on Friday, October 14 at 3:15 pm in the Weinberg Seminar Room. We will go over the schedule, coaching expectations, and answer any questions you have about the upcoming season. If you cannot make it to the meeting, please e-mail head coaches Sara McKay-Hines & Mark Hines at smhines@midpac.edu and mhines@midpac.edu. Please notify us so we can check all of your preliminary information in advance. The first official day of practice is Monday, October 31.

Girls Junior Varsity Basketball
The Girls JV Basketball team is looking for three more student-athletes (gr. 9-11) to tryout for their girls junior varsity basketball team this week. Minimal experience in playing basketball is necessary. Please contact Sean Aoyagi, Athletic Department Office Manager, at saoyagi@midpac.edu, if you are interested in trying out for the team.

Girls Intermediate Tennis
The 2016 girls intermediate tennis team is looking for a few more student-athletes (gr. 7-8) to participate with their tennis team starting on Monday, October 24, 2016. Please register with Sean Aoyagi (saoyagi@midpac.edu), Athletic Department Office Manager and Sports Coordinator as soon as possible. No experience necessary to tryout with the tennis team. If there are any specific tennis questions, please e-mail Program Head Chanon Alcon at calcon@midpac.edu.


College Counseling

Hawai`i National College Fair will be on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 5:00pm at the Hawai`i Convention Center. Over 175 colleges from across the country and overseas will participate in the college fair. All high school students and their parents are encouraged to attend. Students should register in advance by going to https://www.gotomyncf.com/Registration/EventSelectForState?stateName=hawaii and print up the barcode. As you visit the college representatives, they will scan your barcode.

Honolulu Art Portfolio Day on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 10:00am at Wood Hall. Representatives from California College of Art, Laguna College of Art and Design, Otis College of Art and Design, Parsons - The New School for Design and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago will be on hand to review portfolios. Students should present their portfolios in a digital format on their iPads or laptops. Preference will be given to seniors applying in the fall. Sophomores and juniors are welcome to attend to learn more about the portfolio review process.

University of California Information Session and College Fair on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 1:30pm in Bakken Auditorium. Representatives from Davis, Los Angeles, Riverside, Santa Barbara and Santa Cruz will give a presentation on their campuses as well as how to best prepare the UC application, the holistic review process and tips for completing the new Personal Insight Questions. The program will follow with a college fair in the Bakken foyer.

University of Notre Dame will be hosting an Admission Information Session for high school students and their parents on Monday, October 24, 2016, from 6:30pm - 8:30pm at Saint Louis School, 3142 Waialae Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96816 in the "Tseu Presidential Suite" - Learning & Technological Center that is adjacent to Mamiya Theater on Larkin Terrace (2nd Road on campus). Meet the Director of Recruitment and Communication, Ms. Joyce Lantz, who will share the academic, community, and spiritual life at the University of Notre Dame, as well as insights into the admissions and financial aid processes. Please RSVP with the number of persons, and name of student & high school, to: ndhawaii@gmail.com; AND register with the University of Notre Dame at: https://enrollment.nd.edu/register/HonoluluInfoNight. More information about this event is available at "ND on the Road": https://enrollment.nd.edu/ndontheroad/.


College Visits

We encourage you to attend the visits. They are an excellent opportunity to learn more about what colleges have to offer. New college visits are added daily. You can find the most updated list of college visits on Naviance (Family Connection) connection.naviance.com/midpac (under "Colleges" tab and click on "view all upcoming college visits"). If you will be missing a class, you must first ask your teacher for permission AND sign up at least two days in advance on Naviance. You will be responsible for any work missed. Please check the Daily Bulletin and Family Connection for updates and new additions. All juniors and seniors are welcome to attend. If you have any questions, please stop by the College Counseling Office.

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Athletic Events

The bold italic events are #Pueo Pride events. Go Owls!

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