Tuesday, January 10, 2017

January 10, 2017 2:10 PM


Portuguese Sausage
School Lunch: Chili Dog
Plate Lunch: Bistro Turkey Burger

Corned Beef
School Lunch: Soft Taco
Plate Lunch: Korean Chicken


Interviews on Wednesday
Please note that we will be holding admissions interviews on Wednesday, January 11 and we ask that the Bakken Auditorium area be kept clear and quiet from 3:30pm to 5:30 pm for our guests. Parents and students should make alternate arrangements if this is your designated pick-up spot. Thank you for cooperation!

Island Air Explorers Program Class of 2017
is designed for students between the ages of 14 and 20 who have an interest in aviation. Learn about various airline-related occupations: pilots, flight attendants, customer service, ramp operations, mechanics ad aircraft maintenance, dispatch and crew scheduling. Applications are due in person at orientation night on January 18, 2017. An interview date will be assigned and a letter of recommendation from a teacher, counselor, employer, coach or employee of Island Air must be brought with you to this interview. For more detailed information and to apply, visit https://www.islandair.com/explorers-program.

Summer School
The 2017 Summer School catalog is now available at http://www.midpac.edu/summerschool/. 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. Please review the Early Registration Tutorial ahead of time to prepare for registration.

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

Sustainable Sciences Internship Opportunity for High School students: This program runs from 1/11/17 - 4/12/17 (Wednesdays from 3pm-7:30pm in Manoa) at the cost of $55. Run by the Family Education Training Center of Hawaii (FETCH), this internship is a chance for young people to connect with college mentors, build their resume, learn new, hands-on skills, and develop their knowledge of both scientific and small business practices. Participants will work in teams with University of Hawaii student mentors to build a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program that will feed several local families. They will put together and maintain the gardens that grow the fresh produce, market the CSA to the community, prepare the boxes each week, and keep the books for their team. In the process, they will study plant-, soil-, and environmental sciences, as well as nutrition. For more information and to register, visit https://efetch.org/programs/teen-internship/.

Spanish Students

ONE WEEK left to REGISTER for the National Spanish Exam. Payments must be received by Friday, January 13, 2017. We are encouraging 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! Contact Señora Wysard if you have any questions or concerns at: nwysard@midpac.edu.

Middle School

The first student council meeting of 2017 will be held on Wednesday, January 11 in A306 at 2:50pm. See Mrs. Kondo if you cannot make it.

All 8th graders heading to Washington DC during Spring Break
must attend the meeting on Thursday, January 12 at 2:45pm in A306. See Mrs. Stern or Mrs. Kondo if you have any questions.

Pirates of Penzance, Jr. Cast Reunion Party this week:

Thursday, January 12, 3:00-4:30pm in the Greenroom. If you are unable to attend, your memory board will be left in the Middle School office for you to bring home on Friday. If you have any questions, see Ms. Wiel.

College Counseling

California College of the Arts' Pre-College Summer 2017 Program is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for rising high school juniors and seniors to study art, architecture, design, or creative writing in an art-school setting while earning 3 college credits. For more information and to apply, visit http://cca.edu/precollege.

University of Miami Summer Scholars Program for current high school sophomores and juniors.
An opportunity to explore your academic passions and experience what it's like to be a college student. This unique academic program allows students to earn college credit, interact with world class professors, make lasting friendships, and grow as independent thinkers. Choose from programs in Architecture, Business, Forensic Investigation, Engineering, Filmmaking, Health & Medicine, Law, Tropical Marine Biology, Sports Administration, and other stimulating academic subjects. For more information and to register, visit http://miami.edu/dcie/index.php/ssp.

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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