Friday, January 13, 2017

January 13, 2017 2:11 PM

Menus

Friday
Breakfast:
Fried Rice
School Lunch: Fried Saimin
Plate Lunch: Steak

Tuesday
Breakfast:
Portuguese Sausage
School Lunch: Hamburger Steak with Gravy
Plate Lunch: Chicken Bruschetta Sandwich


Special Schedules

Monday, January 16 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday - No School


General

Summer School Early Registration
Early registration for current students begins on, Wednesday, January 18. Specific dates and times are as follows:

  • Rising Juniors and Seniors - January 18 at 3:30pm
  • Middle School and Elementary School - January 18 at 6:00pm
  • Rising Sophomores - January 19 at 3:30pm
  • Rising Freshmen - January 19 at 4:30pm

Use your student login on NetClassroom to register at the appointed time. Please review the Early Registration Tutorial ahead of time to prepare for registration. For course information, view the Summer School catalog at http://www.midpac.edu/summerschool/.

Become a Summer School TA
Applications are now being accepted for Summer School TA positions. Most positions are volunteer and will provide community service hours that you can add to your resume. Paid positions are limited and preference will be given to graduates and seniors. To apply, please complete the form at https://goo.gl/forms/QvuQofLoXLtJskJI3. Please email summerschool@midpac.edu with any questions.


High School

The Japanese Media Club (formerly known as the Anime Club) will be meeting TODAY, Friday, January 13, 2017 at 3:00 PM in K303. All are welcome! Arigato gosaimasu!

We got SPIRIT! Yes we do! We got SPIRIT! How 'bout you?!
The Spirit Club will be helping with this year's Homecoming festivities. Our first work session will be held TODAY, FRIDAY (1/13), between 11:25 a.m.-12:55 p.m. in the SGA Room. Freshmen and Juniors, please join us during your lunch period. Sophomores and Seniors, please stop by during long homeroom and/or lunch. New members are more than welcome to join us!!

High School Spanish Students - there are a FEW DAYS left to REGISTER for the National Spanish Exam. Payments must be received by TODAY, Friday, January 13, 2017. Our goal is 100% PARTICIPATION. Registration is simple. Please make your $8 payment directly at the School Store under your name. Exams will take place upon returning from Spring Break but you must register now! Email Señora Wysard if you have any questions or concerns at: nwysard@midpac.edu. For more details about the Exam go to: https://www.nationalspanishexam.org/index.php/about-us/what-is-nse.

2017 National Poster Contest for Spanish Students
Due to your Spanish Teacher by February 20. This year's theme is "Creating Links Between the Classroom and Career" but remember: only write Spanish and Portuguese in the poster. The 2 Categories and 3 groups are: 8th grade-HAND DRAWN , 9-12 HAND DRAWN and 9-12 E-POSTER. We will send the top 3 for each category and group to the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese Poster Contest.
This year's theme must be visible in the poster in both Spanish and Portuguese:
Creando vínculos entre el aula y la carrera
Criando vínculos entre a aula e a carreira
For rules and requirements email nwysard@midpac.edu and/or see your Spanish teacher today!


Middle School

Welcome to 2017! Book Club meeting at lunch TODAY, Friday, January 13th. We will meet at Mrs. Ibara's room at A307. We will be discussing "And Then There Were None" by Agatha Christie. Be sure to bring your book!

The Middle School has a special guest speaker on Tuesday, January 17 at 7:30am in Bakken Auditorium. Mrs. Maya Soetoro-Ng, President Obama's sister, will be here to reflect upon her experiences as her brother prepares to leave the Oval Office.

Seeking Daily DJ's for our upcoming Spirit Week from January 23-27. Create & play your playlists for our lunch hour entertainment. Limited spots - see Mrs. Kondo in A305 if interested.

Art Club Meeting
Tuesday, January 17 in room P1 during lunch (bring home lunch). Please notify Mrs. Ikeda or Mrs. Kaneko of your attendance. We will be purchasing supplies to make Edible Arrangements.

Middle School Anime Club - first meeting of the new year is Wednesday, January 18, at lunch in room B5.


Athletics

Please come out to support Senior Aloha Night for Girls Varsity Soccer TODAY, Friday, January 13 against Damien. Game starts at 4:00pm but come early to get tickets for Honolulu Kitchen's hotdog manapua or Shaka Shaka milk tea. Redeemable at halftime. Go, Owls. Go, Seniors!


College Counseling

Rutgers University's Pre-Engineering Summer Academy is an intensive one-week certificate program (July 9-15, 2017) that will introduce participants to aerospace, biochemical, biomedical, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, environmental, forensic, industrial, material science, mechanical and systems engineering through an integrated program of lectures, demonstrations, hands-on projects, tours, and field trips. For rising juniors and seniors age 16-18 who have taken precalculus and physics classes. For more information, sign up for an online information session at http://summer.rutgers.edu/precollege-academies/attend-online-info-session or visit http://summer.rutgers.edu/precollege-academies/preengineering.

The University of Arizona is hosting an information session on Thursday, February 9, 2017 from 7:00pm-8:30pm at the Japanese Cultural Center, Manoa Grand Ballroom. Learn about their academics and research, the town of Tuscon, school spirit and student life. Current students from Hawaii will be there to share their experiences on campus. RSVP to Ruben Fierros at rfierros@email.arizona.edu or visit bit.ly/wdhawaii17 or https://slate.admissions.arizona.edu/portal/wildcatdays?id=4b3bcfd4-8a9a-4ab5-9122-fa7fced79f04.

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) Early College Program Summer Institute (ECPSI) is for high school students 15 years and older looking to challenge themselves and explore new ways of seeing, thinking, and making in the studio. Students may select two and four week residency sessions. Merit scholarship deadline is 3/24/17. For more information and to register, visit http://www.saic.edu/cs/high_school/summerinstituteresidencyprogram/.

Smith College Summer Precollege Programs for High School Girls offers intellectually stimulating and unique opportunities for high school girls (entering grades 9 - 12 in Fall 2017) who wish to pursue their academic interests in the classroom and beyond. Here, young women are taken seriously and inspired to excel -as scholars, scientists, writers, researchers and leaders. Students must have a strong record of academic achievement, a high level of motivation and a willingness to explore. For more information and to register, visit https://www.smith.edu/summer/.


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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