Tuesday, April 11, 2017

April 10, 2017 3:00 PM


Portuguese Sausage
School Lunch: Kalua Pork and Cabbage
Plate Lunch: Pepperoni and Cheese Flatbread Pizza

Corned Beef
School Lunch: Turkey and Cheese Sandwich
Plate Lunch: Garlic Chicken

Special Schedules

Middle School Trial Schedule - Through Thursday, April 13. Please refer to the Trial Schedule to view the schedule or read Dr. Priester's blog for more details.

Middle and High School schedule for this week:

  • Tuesday, April 11 - Wednesday schedule
  • Wednesday, April 12 - Thursday schedule
  • Thursday, April 13 - Friday Early Release schedule
    High School - please see the HS Early Release Schedule
    Middle School - please refer to the Trial Schedule
  • Friday, April 14 - Good Friday Holiday - No School


Brown Bags to Stardom is looking for contestants. This is a state-wide talent contest that will be held at the Blaisdell Center on May 13 and 14. There will be high school, middle school and elementary school divisions, with cash prizes going to the winners of each division. For more information and registration forms, go to www.brownbagstostardom.com.

Modified School Store hours for Thursday, April 13th: open 8:00am to 4:00pm

Want candy?*
The Easter Bunny visited us early this year and hid some books on the wrong shelves! Come to the library, pick up a clue, and retrieve the book from the shelf for a treat. (*Candy is NOT to be eaten in the library!)

Middle School

YouFood Club:
We will have our meeting during lunch on Thursday, April 13 in the DaVinci Studio. Please be prompt.

College Counseling

JUNIORS! Khan Academy application and payment to the school store is due today, 4/11.
The 1st session starts today, 4/11 from 2:45-3:45pm in Bakken. Visit the myPueo College Counseling page for online application, updates, and locations of the sessions. If you have any questions, please email Ms. Nakahara (College Counseling Assistant) at jnakahara@midpac.edu.

BYU-Hawaii Holomua
is a 6-day college preparation program that helps high school students prepare to succeed at Brigham Young University-Hawaii. Through Holomua, students are introduced to the knowledge, skills, and resources that will assist them in their educational journey at BYU-Hawaii. Apply online at: https://admissions.byuh.edu/holomua.

Landmark College Summer Programs for rising Juniors and Seniors and a Summer Transition to College Program for college-bound seniors. These programs are designed to keep students who learn differently engaged, inspired and on track for the fall. Also, providing students with key study skills and strategies so they can start the new school year with confidence - and an understanding of their learning strengths and needs. For more information and to apply, visit landmark.edu/summer.

The New England Center for Investigative Reporting necir.org, based at Boston University's College of Communication, is again offering the Investigative Journalism Workshop http://studentprograms.necir.org/high-school-summer-investigative-reporting-workshop/faculty/. The three two-week workshops begin on June 26 and run through August 4. During each session, students participate in seminars and work alongside veteran journalism teachers and award-winning local and national reporters on investigative stories that challenge students' critical thinking and research skills. For more information and to apply, visit http://studentprograms.necir.org/high-school-summer-investigative-reporting-workshop/.

The Robinson & Henry Family Law Scholarship is available for students planning on entering the field of Family Law and who are the children of divorced parents. See the website for the application and more information: https://www.robinsonandhenry.com/denver-divorce-lawyer#scholarship. The deadline is May 31, 2017.

The Aloha Section PGA Foundation Scholarship Program for Hawaii's Youth: Deadline is April 21, 2017. Selection is based upon academic performance, financial need, participation in Golf and other extra-curricular activities, and personal references. Applications are available at ASPGA.com.

The Vietnamese Professionals of Hawaii Scholarship: Deadline is May 31, 2017. Eligible students must have a 3.5 cumulative gpa, have performed over 30 hours of community service in the past 2 years, demonstrate financial need, and preference will be given to students of Vietnamese descent, but all are welcome to apply. Applications are available in the College Center.

Hampshire College - Citizens United
(July 17-28) will explore fundamental questions about how free speech and civic participation work according to current campaign finance laws. Using improvisation, role-play, and creative writing, we'll ask: What are the limits and possibilities to defining money as speech? Does the equal right of a person, human or corporate, to participate in public discourse lead to unequal influence in public opinion? What is meaningful speech?

April 14: Priority Deadline to receive a 10% tuition discount. For more information, visit https://www.hampshire.edu/summer-programs/citizens-united.

Tufts University offers a variety of courses and free college-prep workshops for rising high school juniors & seniors. Courses are taught by Tufts faculty in small classes to ensure they get the most out of their academic experience. For more information and to apply, visit http://ase.tufts.edu/summer/study-about.asp.

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. For a complete list of events, please visit the Athletics page. Go Owls!

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