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02/11/2020 KVIKS Morning Bulletin

Aloha Vikings

This is your K-V-I-K-S Morning Bulletin. 

My name is Tatsuya and here are your announcements for Tuesday, February 11th, 2020.

Here we have an exclusive from the Hilo High School Website:

There is a message to parents regarding precautions for Coronavirus. The message promotes healthy hygiene practices and provides guidance to schools on quarantine protocols.

New Hilo High School Principal Announced

Following the retirement of Robert Dircks in December 2019, A new educational leader for the Vikings has been named. Mrs. Jasmine Urasaki will take the high seat for the Vikings effective February 18, 2020. 


Our Viking Ohana extends our supreme appreciation to Ms. Erin Williams who has served as our interim principal since January.  She continues to lead us with excellence each day.


We are greatly excited to warmly welcome Mrs. Urasaki to Hilo High School!

Looking for Apple or Android Coders!

Are you interested in Coding? Perhaps you want to learn how to code? Hilo High School is looking for students who are interested in joining our School Design App Development Team. The app will be made using Android Studio and Apple XCODE. This app that is being developed has a potential to be used by many people, outside of Hilo High! Again, if you are a coder, and want to take up a challenge, or be a part of something greater, please see Mr. Jacob Shon in C-127 or any Tech in C-117. Anyone who wants to learn is available to join this project as well!


HERO Point Opportunity!

Do you want to earn more HERO points? You can earn FIVE! Yes, 5 HERO points for doing after-school HI 5 recycling here on campus! Go to Ms. Crowl's room to signup in advance to do an after-school recycling shift. ALL students can participate and you DON'T have to belong to any clubs! On-campus HI 5 recycling is a Global Action Project by the Hilo High Pacific and Asian Affairs Council.

Class of 2021 Lunchtime PTP Work Sessions

Hey, Juniors in the class of 2021!  In addition to working on your PTP during STARS, we will be starting to hold Lunchtime PTP work sessions every Monday and Wednesday for the rest of this quarter in A-1.  You do not need to sign up for a session - just borrow a chromebook from a nearby classroom and come in to work. There will be 7 lunch sessions between now and the end of the quarter, for the exact dates, please visit the Hilo High School website. Please remember that your PTP is due in May of this year.  You can do this, Juniors! Be the first class that is actually done with the PTP before Senior year!

Class of 2022 Lemonade Pre-order Extension

The class of 2022 will be extending Salti-Gear lemonade pre-orders for $7.  There are four flavors: Lilikoi lychee, Lihing Mui mango, strawberry vanilla and melona.  You can pre-order yours at the front of the auditorium during lunch from February 10 to 14. 

National Honor Society General Meeting

The next general meeting will be TODAY, February 11th during 1st recess at the Pool.  Remember to wear your club shirts and be on time! 

AVID Valentines Day Cards, Deadline Extended

The AVID class of 2022 has extended its time to make Valentine's Day cards.  Come to A-02B, Mrs. Blair's room at lunch from Feb.10-Feb.14 to customize your own card/letter for a Valentine.  Each card will only be $1 but come with a bonus. For every card you make, you get a free lollipop!! The last day to make cards will be at the end of Lunch on Friday, February 14, 2020.

KVIKS will be back after these messages.

PBS Hawaii HIKI NO Winter Challenge

Congratulations to Jodi Ortiz, Pressley Domingo, Jasmine Gardner and Nazyrias Brown for placing third in the state at the annual PBS Hawaii Hiki NO Winter Challenge. Two weeks ago, they had four days to come up with a story, film and edit a video, without the help of teachers or advisors. Their video was based off the prompt: The wisdom of elderly made new by the young. This is the first time Hilo High School participated in this video challenge, and placed amongst 20 other schools competing. Maui High School placed 1st in the high school division, Waimea High School on Kauai placed 2nd. Great job Vikings!

Boys Volleyball Tryouts

Official Boys Volleyball Tryouts (for those not participating in a winter sport)

February 10, 11, 12, 2020 from 6:30 - 8:30 PM @ HHS Gym

You must have a current physical and signed acknowledgement form to participate

New Scholarships available in A-1 for Seniors!

Hey Seniors, there are plenty of new scholarships available in A-1 such as

Star Advertiser Citizen Scholar Award - $1,000 and attend an award luncheon on Oahu - Due to Mrs. Frias by February 21, 2020

Kinoole Farmer's Market Scholarship for students pursuing a major in an Agriculture Field - $1,000 - due March 31, 2020

For a full list of new scholarships, go to the Hilo High School Website, hover over News, and select: College/Career

Here is today’s menu.

For Wiki:

Portuguese Sausage

Fried Rice or

Cereal & WG Toast


Apple Wedge

For Lunch:



Broccoli Cuts


Apple Wedge

As a reminder Vikings, there will be a spirit rally today, Thursday, and Friday on the dangers of Distracted Driving. Participate in our dress up days, and attend the rallies for HERO Points and awesome information. Don’t forget, there is no school Tomorrow, Wednesday February 12, for Teachers Institute Day!

This concludes today’s announcements, have a great day Vikings!

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