Wednesday, January 11, 2017

January 11, 2017 2:10 PM

Menus

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

Thursday
Breakfast:
Portuguese Sausage
School Lunch: Chicken Patty with Gravy
Plate Lunch: Texas Grilled Cheese


Special Schedules

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


General

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!

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

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


Middle School

The first student council meeting of 2017 will be held TODAY, 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.

Welcome to 2017! Book Club meeting at lunch on 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.


Athletics

Please come out to support Senior Aloha Night for Girls Varsity Soccer on 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

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.

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.


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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