05/18/2023 KVIKS News Bulletin



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On todays’ bulletin Senior Farewell Lot, Le o Club, Athletic Awards , and Seal of Biliteracy. Coming up next! 


HOST: Aloha Vikings! This is your K-V-I-K-S News Bulletin. I’m Taylynn and today’s date is Thursday, May 18, 2023.The periods are 1-3-5-7

LOT Reminder-

Aloha Vikings! This is a reminder that we will have a modified schedule for today's Senior Farewell Lot. Seniors, don’t forget to bring a towel, extra pair of clothes, food, and water. Let’s all gather one last time, to give a memorable send-off to the Class of 2023. See you there!

Leo Club

Attention all Leo Club Members! Voting for the 2023-2024 school year officers is now open on Google Classroom. Don't forget to fill out the form for the upcoming project opportunity as well. Thank you!

Also, congratulations to our 19 graduating seniors!We wish you the best on your future endeavors and will be supporting you all along the way! 


Attention all Football Players returning and new - Spring Conditioning will begin on Monday May 15, 2023 till May 26, 2023 from 4pm-6pm at the Hilo High School Track and Field. Please report to the field by 3:45pm to check-in and be sure to check on your physicals.  Bring tennis shoes, cleats, and water to stay hydrated.  We are excited to see you all there and please help spread the word. Mahalo!

Athletic Awards

Aloha Vikings, If you haven't already done so, please come to A-16 Mrs. Masuhara's room to pick up your Athletic Certificates. You can also sign to receive your letter "H" and sports pins if you did not get one from any previous year.  You can stop by before or after school, or also morning recess today, Thursday May 18, 2023. Mahalo for an awesome year of athletics.

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Seal of Biliteracy

Aloha, my name is Braysha Nobriga-Namihira. I am a graduating Senior from Hilo High School and one of the recipients of the Seal of Biliteracy award.

The Seal of Biliteracy is an award given by the Hawai‘i State Department of Education which recognizes students who have demonstrated a high level of proficiency in either of the State’s two official languages and at least one additional language.

This school year, 19 Seniors from Hilo High School received this award. 

  • MM Kapura - Chuukese & English
  • Julia Laurich - German & English
  • Xiah Kanae - ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi & English
  • Kayla Beiner, Kai Chun, Joyce Heaster, Eunchong Kim, Marianne Martinez, and Braysha Nobriga-Namihira - Japanese & English
  • Eunchong Kim - Korean & English
  • Kasreen Naich - Pohnpeian & English
  • Khrysseth Caluya, Zandra Abalos, Lei Gapusan, King James Mangoba, Qairah Real, Dheryl Guerrero-Sy, and Ram Daniel Redoble - Tagalog & English
  • Unyamanee Suwanasan - Thai & English
  • Peter Nguyen - Vietnamese & English

Congratulations to all 19 seniors who have proven to be academically proficient in more than one language. 

This is an accomplishment to be proud of!

We would like to thank our teachers, families, and friends for guiding us all these years. 

Thank you and please continue to support our students as they strive for excellence and beyond.

HOST: Here is today's - menu. 

For Wiki: Pizza Bagel, Mixed Fruit, and Fruit Juice

For Lunch: Chicken Sandwich, Emoticon Potatoes, Lettuce or Tomatoes, Edamame or Fresh Fruit, and Diced Pears

Thank you for watching. Find more announcements and watch the bulletin again at hilohigh.org or download the mobile app. Follow @hilohighschool on Instagram and Facebook. This concludes today’s announcements. Have a wonderful day vikings!

Other Announcements

LEO Club

Attention all LEO Club members! Officer nominations for next year's committee have been posted on Google Classroom and are to be completed and turned in by this Friday, May 12th. Voting will take place next week Wednesday so please submit your nominations by the end of this school week. Remember, even if you are graduating this year, you may still make nominations. Hope to see you all at next week's meeting, thank you!

Hilo High Student Credit Union

Are you looking for a fun and rewarding way to earn some extra cash while gaining val-u-ble skills and boosting your resume? Look no further than the Hilo High Student Credit Union! We're thrilled to announce that we're currently hiring a new student teller to join our team.

Meet Kayla Kepa, one of our Student Credit Union tellers, who will share her experience with us.


Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to build your skills and earn some cash at the same time. You can pick up an application at our Student Credit Union located at room A16, or apply online at hicommfcu.com. Submit your application by May 19, 2023. Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union is an equal opportunity employer, so everyone is encouraged to apply. 

So what are you waiting for? Apply now and start your journey to becoming a successful student teller! Mahalo! 

In Case You Missed it Vikings!

KVIKS followed Zachary Masuyama around for a day to learn more about the Life of a Battalion Commander. To read the article, go to hilohigh.org, and select News and scroll down to find and access the article.