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Archived News

February 2022 Black History Month

Aloha….February is Black History Month. This is the time to honor and celebrate the contributions of African Americans and African Descent in the world.

Free Weekly COVID-19 Testing

Hilo High School is offering voluntary free weekly COVID-19 testing to help keep our students, staff and community safe.

Daily Wellness Check Guidance

HIDOE employees, contracted service providers, visitors and students must complete a wellness check each morning before going to school or work if fully vaccinated or not. Please report any illness or COVID-19 exposure to the school or supervisor. Click on the article to read the guidance on performing a wellness check, and whether or not you have to isolate.

Hilo Blood Drive (January 18, 19 & 20, 2022)

Blood Bank of Hawaii is visiting Hilo for a Blood Drive on January 18, 19, & 20, 2022. Volunteers are needed to donate blood. Students over age of 16, teachers, and staff are welcome to participate.

PALC Spring 2022 Registration

The Performing Arts Learning Center will be opening registration for the Second Semester very shortly! Stay tuned for more information. Auditions will be coming up soon!

1/10/2022 Letter to Parents

Dear Parents and Guardians, please read the following letter from Principal Urasaki regarding an alleged threat to our campus.

SY 21-22 Quarter 2 Report Cards

Second Quarter Report Cards will be distributed in students' STARS classes on Monday, January 10th, 2022.  Students without STARS can see Mrs. Lawrence at the LRC to pick up their report cards.  Distance learners can make arrangements to pick up report cards or check the Infinite Campus portal for final grades.

12/21/2021 Athletics Cancellations and Reschedules

Due to the weather and safety of our players, todays JV boys basketball game at Pahoa has been cancelled.

The girls varsity basketball game at Pahoa has been rescheduled until next week Wednesday December 29th at 3:30pm at Hilo High School Gym.

Incoming 9th Grade Class ZOOM Meeting

Mrs.Tillery, an HHS counselor, will be holding this meeting for incoming 9th-grade parents. During this meeting, we will go over registration guidelines and provide assistance for filling out the paperwork.

Spectators Welcome! HHSAA play-in game Girls VB - 12/6/2021

UPDATE: (12/6/21, 1:11pm) Girls Volleyball Game at Hilo vs. Waianae High is on as scheduled - 3:30pm.

If you would like to support our GVB team during their HHSAA play-in game vs Waianae today, December 6, 2021 at 3:30pm, here is the link to purchase tickets. All ticket purchases MUST be made online. Spectators must be fully vaccinated for COVID 19 and present Vaccination Card, or present a negative antigen or PCR COVID 19 test taken through a certified CLIA certified laboratory within 48 hours. MASKS MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES

PALC Presents Agatha Rex

Streaming live TONIGHT @ 7:30 PM. Hilo High School's Performing Art's Learning Center presents, Agatha Rex!

11/28 - Lā Kūʻokoʻa | Hawaiian Independence Day

The Hawaiian Kingdom became an independent Nation state on November 28th 1843, with the leadership of Mōʻī Kamehameha the third- Kauikeaouli.  With the help of Timoteo Haʻalilo, William Richards, and Sir George Simpson who travelled to France, Europe and the United States,  Hawaiʻi became one of the the first non-European Nations recognized as an independent state in the world. This day became known as Lā Kūʻokoʻa or Hawaiian Independence Day.

HHS Credit Union Membership Drive

Come and open an account at the Hilo High School Student Credit Union! Continue reading this article for more information.

Transgender Awareness Week

This is an animated film titled "Kapaemahu." This story is based on the long-hidden history of four healing stones on Waikiki Beach placed there as a tribute to four legendary mahu who first brought the healing arts to Hawai'i.

HHS Viking Store Availability

Hey Vikings! The Viking Store will be close on Wednesday, November 24, 2021. It will be open next week Wednesday!

Tardy Notifications

Effective November 16, 2021, a Tardy Notification will be sent to parents or guardians for students late to class.

2021 Hilo High Homecoming Recap

Recapping our amazing 2021 homecoming- Vikings Blast to the Past | Celebrating 115 Years! Thank you for your participation in this weeklong event, we hope you made great memories!

Volunteer Wrestling Strength Training

All those in Wrestling may go every Tuesday & Thursday at 3:30 - 7:30 PM to train your Strength/Wrestling Techniques and Drills at the Old Gym. You will need to show proof of full vaccination, and /or exemption along with negative COVID test results within 72 hours of every practice. Please contact Coach Ryan at (808) 313-5678 or [email protected] to come forward.

LTP: Panorama Survey

In November, your child will be asked to complete the 2021-2022 Panorama Student Perception Survey. Your child's perspective is highly valued. Their responses to the survey represent her/his voice in enhancing teacher practice and the whole school climate.

Attention Student Drivers

This is a reminder that entering and/or parking in the Hilo Intermediate School Parking lot is not allowed. Students have been waiting in their parking lot until 8am in order to quickly park on Waianuenue Avenue after the one-way traffic pattern. This causes their faculty and staff parking stalls to be overloaded. Student drivers who wish to park on the Hilo High School campus are invited to complete a First Come First Serve Student Parking Application with the main office.

Senior Night Games This Week

The last home game for Viking athletes marks a special occasion for seniors as they are recognized and celebrated for their athletic achievements within the team. Tomorrow, the girls volleyball team will be playing their last home game of the season against Waiakea High School and our Football boys will be played against Kealakehe on Friday.

Tune in to our KVIKS Media live stream on Thursday Morning at 10 AM to watch the JV Girls Volleyball game, with varsity soon to follow, and tune in on Friday, November 12, 2021 at 6 PM for the Boys Varsity Football match.

At the end of the game, don’t go away! Stay and watch the senior night festivities! To watch the live stream, go to hilohigh.org/livesports.

November 9, 2021 Swimming Tryouts Meeting

Any HHS student interested in trying out for the 2021-22 HHS Varsity Swim & Dive team is invited to the informational meeting today Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 12:25p at the swimming pool (Section C). Hope to see you there!

Wednesday, October 20th, 2021 is Unity Day

Unity day is a day to promote kindness, acceptance and aloha. We encourage everyone to wear Orange in support of Unity Day and earn 10 HERO points. Create a poster sign with a positive message and let’s wave it during Wednesday morning from 7:20 to 7:50 am to show our solidarity. Please come to Mrs. Masuhara’s room A-16 to get poster supplies. Let's be united for kindness, acceptance and aloha!

Homecoming Modified Schedules

Wednesday is a 2-STARS-4-6 Schedule with school ending at 1:45 PM. Friday is 1-3-5-7-STARS and will end at 2:15 PM

Mahalo Principal Urasaki! #ThankaPrincipal

In celebration of National Principals Month, we thank Principal Urasaki for her leadership and dedication. Principal Urasaki has demonstrated leadership in creating a stable learning environment and ensuring the safety of the entire school community as we navigate through a critical period in our educational system.

October is LGBTQ+ History Month!

🌈It's a perfect time to just be brave and be yourself. Make new friends and positive vibes! The Hilo High Pride Empowerment Club invites EVERYONE to come to club meetings. Straight friends and allies are welcome too! Meetings are held every Thursday at lunch recess in Ms. Crowl's room, R-21. 🌈

Tennis Conditioning/Hitting Practice (Fall 2021)

For those interested in participating in tennis & are not currently in a Fall sport, you are welcome to come out to conditioning/hitting practice at Hilo Intermediate Tennis Courts which starts this week, October 18, 2021.

C/O 2022 Senior PTP Workshops

Hey, Seniors! Are you still working on your PTP? The LRC will be open to SENIORS WORKING ON PTP ONLY for the following Mondays and Wednesdays during lunch: October 20, 25, 27, 2021.

No need to sign up - just have your school ID with you and come on in! If we work on it together, you can get it done!

Tik Tok Challenges

Tik Toc challenges for vandalism, violence or inappropriate behavior will not be tolerated and may be subject to prosecution.

Early Childhood Education

Hawai‘i Community College is offering a new opportunity for high school students to pursue college credentials and careers in the field of Early Childhood Education.

LifeSmart 2021

Do you think you have LifeSmarts? If so, register a team today for this year's competition.

Aloha Interim Superintendent Keith Hayashi!

HIDOE Interim Superintendent Keith T. Hayashi and his Chief of Staff visited Hilo High School on Friday, September 17, 2021. Here is a special message from him to the Hilo High School community.

Mid-Quarter 1 Progress Reports

Mid-Quarter 1 Progress Reports were given out in period 1 on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 and are also loaded onto the Infinite Campus portal.

School Bus Driver Shortages

Due to a shortage of school bus drivers, children eligible for student transportation services may need to find alternative transportation to and from school.

Learning Resource Center Closed Monday, September 13, 2021

LRC will be closed all day for ASVAB Testing on Monday, September 13, 2021 and will reopen on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. The Hilo High School Student Credit Union (located in the LRC) will also be closed and will be open for regular business on Tuesday.

2020-2021 Yearbook Distribution

Did you miss last year's yearbook distribution? No worries!
Please come by Mrs. Mant's room L-5 on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 during lunch to pick up your book. Please bring your receipt and your school I.D.

Senior Reminders

Aloha Viking seniors! Have you taken your portrait for the yearbook yet? Have you submitted your quote? Do you have a baby picture to put in as well? Make sure you get all of these things turned into Mrs. Mant by September 1, 2021

School Supply Drive

Do you have extra school supplies and would like to share some with your classmates?
Student Association is having a basic school supply drive. Continue reading this article to see what and how to donate!

Meet Ms. Williamson

KVIKS TV interviews new Performing Arts Teacher Ms. Sarah Williamson.

Back to School FAQs

Continue reading this article to hear the questions and answers of some frequently asked questions for back to school!

LIVE Q&A Stream with Administrators on August 2nd, 2021

Aloha Viking Ohana! For our first Inside Scoops broadcast, we will be having a round table style information session with our Hilo High School administrators on August 2, 2021 at 6-7pm. As we transition back to in person learning, we will go over everything you need to know about the upcoming school year. Watch us live on YouTube, Facebook, or through the Hilo High School Website!

KVIKS TV Application for SY 21-22

Help our school communicate with the Hilo High Viking Community through video production, graphic design, website/app writing and broadcasting! Now seeking student members to join our program.
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