February 27, 2017


For all interested girl’s basketball players: Off-season strength and agility training will take place Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:30pm to 6pm. Pls. meet outside of the Weight Rm. located behind the school gym. It is required that you must bring a jacket, towel, shoes and water.

Juniors: Pls. pay your $15 for your class shirt to Ms. Tanaka, Jashel or Cheyenne ASAP!! All shirt purchases were approved by each buyer prior to sale. Pls. honor your word!!

Attention Seniors: The Manuel Family Scholarship Fund is awarding several scholarships in the amount of $500 – $1,000 to graduating high school seniors of Kohala High School. Recipient(s) are chosen by a selection panel. All graduating high school seniors planning to enroll full time in any two (2) or four (4) year institution of higher learning are eligible. The scholarship can be used for educational expenses such as tuition, books, fees, supplies, room and board. The Scholarship Application Form can be obtained from Mr. Bizuneh. The deadline is April 1, 2017.

 Attention Seniors: Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union will be awarding eight $2,500 scholarships to Big Island graduating seniors with plans to attend 2 or 4 year post secondary school. Post secondary schools include: universities, vocational schools, technical schools, community college all with a minimum two year curriculum. Please go see the college and career counselor, Mr. Bizuneh for more information. The application deadline is Monday, April 3rd.

 Attention Seniors: Are you interested in a career in accounting? If so the Hawaii Association of Public Accountants Scholarship may be for you. Please go see the college and career counselor, Mr. Bizuneh for more information. The application deadline is Friday, March 31st.


ACT/Aspire Summative Test day is TOMORROW! By now, you should know what classroom you need to report to. If you don’t know, LOOK at postings around campus! Pls. join us for breakfast in the cafeteria at 7:30am. Students who are TARDY WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO TEST and will need to do a makeup test in March. So, PLEASE BE ON TIME. Be ready to turn off your cell phones for the day and get a good night’s rest……….GOOD LUCK!

Spring into a healthier you!  Come out for our very special Blue Zones First Friday THIS Friday from 4:00pm-7:00pm in front of the library.  We’ll have our regular, amazing food and craft vendors, music, free games with prizes, free blood pressure screenings, free cooking demo with samples and recipes, free haircuts for boys and men, and KARES will have some dogs available for adoption here!  There will be henna tattoos, a smoothie bike and a very special egg hunt for children ages 1 through Grade 6.  Some lucky egg “hunters” will find gift certificates to local restaurants as well as food and gifts from local stores. We hope to see you there!!

Students who were in Ms. Withrow’s (Room 29) classes on Friday, 2/17. Are you missing something? Did you leave something in the room? If so, please come to the office to claim it. You will need to identify it.


Baseball hosts Honokaa today @ Kamehameha Park. Game @ 3pm. Please excuse players @ 1:15pm.