There are some very important events happening this week:
KINDERGARTEN MOVING UP CEREMONY: Wednesday May 25, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. at the cafeteria
SIXTH GRADE GRADUATION: Wednesday May 25, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. at the cafeteria
PRESCHOOL GRADUATION: Wednesday May 25, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. at the Preschool
WEDNESDAY MAY 25TH & THURSDAY MAY 26TH GRADES 1-5 DISMISSAL AT 12 NOON (lunch will be served)
FRIDAY MAY 27TH GRADES 1-5 AWARDS CELEBRATION WITH DISMISSAL AT 10:00 a.m.
FRIDAY MAY 27 2016 BACCALAUREATE MASS AT 4 P.M. WITH GRADUATION TO FOLLOW AT 5 P.M. AT ST. JOSEPH’S CHURCH
As our last week of school approaches, please be advised that our Jr./Sr. high school students will have a modified schedule. The schedule below only pertains to our Jr./Sr. students (with the exception of Friday, 5/27), due to final exams.
Monday 2/23–B day schedule, release at 2:30
Tuesday 2/24–Exam for pd 1 8:00 to 9:30, recess, Exam for pd 2 10:00 to 11:30–release at 11:30 (work study students obligated to fulfill their after school duties)
Wednesday 2/25–Exam for pd 3 8:00 to 9:30, recess, Exam for pd 4 10:00 to 11:30–release at 11:30 (work study students obligated to fulfill their after school duties)
Thursday 2/26–Exam for pd 5 8:00 to 9:30, recess, Exam for pd 6 10:00 to 11:30–release at 11:30 (work study students obligated to fulfill their after school duties)
Friday 2/27–Locker clean out 8:00 to 8:30. Exam for pd 7 8:30 to 10:00–release at 10:00 (work study students obligated to fulfill their after school duties).
BACCALAUREATE MASS will begin at 4:00 at St. Joseph Church (seniors to arrive no later than 1:45; Parents of seniors to arrive no later than 3:15)…..Graduation immediately following mass
PLEASE NOTE: IF THE STUDENT DOES NOT HAVE AN EXAM, THEY SHOULD NOT ATTEND SCHOOL UNLESS/UNTIL WORK STUDY. IF THE STUDENT DOES NOT HAVE A 1ST BLOCK EXAM BUT A 2ND BLOCK EXAM, THE STUDENT SHOULD SIGN IN AT THE FRONT OFFICE UPON ARRIVAL. IF LEAVING AFTER THE 1ST BLOCK EXAM, SIGN OUT IN THE FRONT OFFICE BEFORE LEAVING CAMPUS.
2016 Ho’olaulea Court and SJS Hawaiian Club Kahiko Performance
Court Dances to “Lei Lihilihi Lehua, composed by Kuana Torres Kahele / Queen, Maaya Inoda, dances to E Ho Mai, by Waipuna
7th Gr.: Kiera Howell-Campbell & Rodolfo Castro / 8th Gr.: Shilie Yurong & Fisher McKinney / 9th Gr.: Kyra Andrade & Sora Torao
10th Gr.: Yukino Moriyama & Kosuke Nomaru / 11th Gr.: Rio Hamaya & Christopher Correa / 11th Gr.: Hina Wakebe & Manato Fukuda
12th Gr.: Brianne Schlegelmilch & John Lindenau / 12th Gr.: Hinako Nomura & Jonathan Uhlmann / Queen Maaya Inoda & King Kaena Nahoopii
SJS Hawaiian Club Kahiko, “Hanau Ke Ali’i,” led by Kumu Summye Young
Student body join hands to sing, “Hawai’i Aloha”
Performances include SJS Hawaiian Club Auana / “Ka Wai Lele O Nu’uanau,” by The Brothers Cazimero, Faculty dance to “He Mele No Lilo,”
/ Alumnus Jade Thomas dances to Polai’ilo’i,” by Ale’a
Cultural Workshops: Konani / Hawaii Bookmark / Family Unit (Bottle Holders)
Cultural Workshops: Hawaiian Gardening and Plants
Cultural Workshops: Lei Making / Navigation
Cultural Workshops: Taropi / Pounding Taro
Student Fun: Canoe Building/Races
7th Grade declared as Most Creative / 8th Grade declared as Most Durable!
The Alumni and Friends of Saint Joseph School invite all of you to join us as we honor the SJS Class of 1966 at their 50th reunion and raise money to assist with tuition waivers for students attending Saint Joseph School and benefit other school programs.
The event will begin with a tour of the school at 4:00 p.m., socializing at 5:00 p.m. at the high school gym, program at 5:30 and dinner at 6:00 followed by a raffle and live auction.
Food will be catered by Charlotte Mahi and music provided by Hawaiian Pure and Simple with Carl Soares and Alan Parker.
Tickets are $35 and available for purchase at SJS School Business Office.
On April 13th, St. Joseph students John Lindenau, Johnathan Uhlmann, and Brianne Schlegelmilch participated in It’s Academic Hawaii, a statewide televised quiz competition hosted by K5 and Fisher Office Products. Our students received the invitation a week and a half before filming and did an admirable job of studying a wide variety of subjects as well as buzzer technique.
On the day of filming, our students were pitted against Aiea High School and Joseph Campbell High School of Ewa Beach. It was an up and down competition with St. Joseph taking the lead on several occasions, but ultimately losing when Aiea High School correctly answered the last two buzzer questions of the competition.
“I had a lot of fun, I definitely wish I could come back next year,” said senior John Lindenau. The episode of It’s Academic will air during their regular Fall season.
St. Joseph Jr./Sr. High School students participated in Speech Fest, where 7th – 12th grade students worked very hard for weeks to memorize, practice, and finally perform their speeches. The finalist were tasked with presenting their speeches in front of guest judges, and the winners were announced at a special Speech Festival Assembly; the first place winners performed their winning speech. Congratulations to all of our students for their hard work and teachers for giving them the opportunity to learn the skill of public speaking. Mahalo to everyone that help put this together, and to our guest judges for their time.
March 16, 2016 Speech Festival Winners
SPEECH winners 2016 (1)
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