10/27/2021 KVIKS NEWS Bulletin




Aloha Vikings! This is K-V-I-K-S signing on for your morning news. My name is Anthony, and here are your announcements for Wednesday, October 27th, 2021. Today’s periods are 2, 4, and 6.

Here’s What's Happening Today,

Filipino American History Month

Mabuhay vikings! October is Filipino American history month. It commemorates the first arrivals of Filipinos in America on October 18, 1587. Filipino-American History month is created to promote the deep history and contribution of Filipinos in America. In celebration of the Filipino-American history month, on Wednesday, October 27 during lunch at the auditorium, we will have a tinikling dance performance and a special treat for you to enjoy. See you there! Salamat! 

Senior Mob Shot 

Aloha Seniors! It is time to make your poster and get ready for mob shots, your group photo in the yearbook. Since we are still wearing masks, we will take individual photos in the LRC, Wednesday the 27th, right after school from 1:15-3pm. Please adhere to the dress code and make a poster no bigger than 2 feet by 3 feet. No contraband or bad language will be allowed. Questions? Ask Mrs. Mant in L-3. Show your Viking pride class of 2022 Dragons!

PTP Workshops

Seniors, do you need help finishing your PTP? Please come to the LRC TODAY during Lunch and join the PTP Workshop. The PTP is a half credit required for graduation. There is no need to sign up, just have your school ID with you and come in! If we work on it together, you can get it done

Here's What’s New Vikings!


Senior Song Nominations

Attention all seniors! Each year, the graduating class chooses a class song to sing at the commencement ceremony. The lyrics for this song are meaningful and represents each class's journey. Please check your Viking emails for the Google Form. The link will also be available on our Instagram, @hilohigh2022. There, you will be able to nominate a song that you feel would best represent our class. You need to choose an appropriate song and must check the lyrics. Anything inappropriate will be dismissed. We will be accepting nominations until Friday, October 29th. Thank you!

Homecoming Viking Swagbags For Sale

Hey Vikings! As Homecoming approaches, we will be selling Viking Swagbags for twenty-five dollars. The swag bags will contain a Homecoming T-shirt, Pom Poms, the Football Roster,  Stickers, a Water bottle, Hand Sanitizer, and a Lanyard. If you would like to order, please email our Hilo High School Student Association at hhs.studentassociation@gmail.com, indicating your T-shirt size as quantities are limited. There will be a drive through pick-up on Monday, November 1st from three o’clock to five o’clock p.m. Payments will be collected on pick-up day. Cash Only. As a reminder, our Homecoming Week begins on November second, and ends on November sixth. Thank you! 

LEO Club Meeting 

Attention ALL Leos. There will be a LEO Club Meeting in A-18 this Thursday, October 28th, at lunch. We will be discussing our upcoming Beach Clean up, district meeting, and a bunch of other fun projects that we have planned. Please bring your membership application form and club dues of $11 to Thursday's meeting. Also, free bentos will be given to the first 20 members who have paid and attend our meeting on Thursday. We will be having a guest speaker from Grand Canyon University so please be sure to attend! We look forward to seeing you there.


Here is today's - menu.

For Wiki: Cereal & Toast, Sliced Peaches, and Fruit Juice

For Lunch: Creole Mac, Coleslaw/Fresh fruit, Steamed Corn, Edamame, Mixed Fruit, and WG Roll.

Thank you for watching, this concludes today’s announcements. Have a great day Vikings!



Other Announcements

In case you missed it Vikings…


AP Exam fees will be collected this week, starting this week through Friday in B33 during lunch recess. AP fees are $96 per test.  As of now there is no free/reduced waiver through CollegeBoard. 


Attention Vikings! The Learning Resource Center (LRC) also known as the library is open for students.The LRC is open during morning, first recess and lunch.  ID’s will be required for entry. In addition, the Hilo High School Student Credit Union will open on Tuesdays and Fridays during lunch at the LRC. And beginning next week, it will be open everyday during LUNCH at the LRC.  So come visit us and open an account with our Hilo High School Student Credit Union, where you could do your banking on campus.

LRC Upcoming College/Career Visitations:

Olivet Nazarene University

Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021 at 8:30am during (Pd. 2)

Washington State University

Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 10:05am during (Pd. 3)

If you are interested in any of these presentations, see Ms. Lawrence or Mrs. Frias in the LRC to sign up.

LRC Upcoming College/Career Visitations

Northern Arizona University (NAU)

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 8:30am during (Pd. 1) Speaker Tyler C.

Grand Canyon University

Friday, November 5, 2021 at 10:00am (Pd. 3) Speaker John Marc

If you are interested in any of these presentations, see Ms. Lawrence or Mrs. Frias in the LRC to sign up.

LRC Committee Designs

As you may have noticed this year, we are working toward transforming our traditional Library into a Learning Resource Center, and we are ready for your input!  This space should be something that EVERY VIKING is comfortable to use, and should offer the space and resources that help you to be successful in school.

If you are interested in submitting a design of what the LRC could look like and how it is used, pick up a blank floor plan from Mrs. Frias or Ms. Lawrence in the LRC.  Designs are due back to the LRC by Friday, October 29th at Lunch.  All submissions received by the deadline will be considered by the LRC Committee.

KauKau Cards

The Class of 2022 is still selling KauKau Cards for $20. With your KauKau Card, you will be able to receive all kinds of discounts and free goodies from local businesses. You can purchase a KauKau card in Mrs. Araki's room (C-209) every Monday and Friday during the lunch periods. If you cannot make it, please email Mikailee at s355-mikailee.palmerston@k12.hi.us. Make sure to tell all of your family and friends and support our seniors !

HCC Visitation

SENIORS!  Are you interested in applying to our local Hawaii Community College, or the University of Hawaii at Hilo?  If so, please see Mrs. Frias in the LRC to sign up for a free application session.  Let's get our applications in early!

ASVAB Sign-ups 

All 10th-12th graders, the next ASVAB administration is coming up on Tuesday, November 9th, 2021. The test will be administered in the Learning Resource Center and will start promptly at 8:10 AM. If you are planning on joining the military post high school, you will need to take the ASVAB. Email Mr. Nakasato at Ryan.Nakasato@k12.hi.us to reserve your spot. Due to COVID-19 the number of test takers per session have been reduced to 30. Also the LRC will be closed all morning on November 9th to accommodate the test and reopen during lunch recess.

Christian Club

Calling ALL Chrisitan Club Members! There will be a meeting during lunch THIS Friday, Oct. 29th in M-108.  We will be meeting to discuss next steps for future club meetings. New members are always welcomed to join.  Come check it out!  If you would like Mr. Masuyama to pick up a school lunch for you, please email Mr. Masuyama by Wednesday!

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