No. 6 | December 15, 2020
My Voice • My Choice • My Future
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This week's content includes:
  • December Spirit Week Themes
  • Winter Break Info
  • GEAR UP Parent Night #3 on December 15, 2020
  • Congratulations, Ohana of Excellence Academy!
  • Hawaii Keiki Information Resource COVID-19 Risk Chart
December Spirit Week Themes:

Monday, Dec. 14
Merry Monday - post something to be merry about
Tuesday, Dec. 15
Once Upon a Christmas - post a throwback picture from past Christmas
Wednesday, Dec. 16
Winter Wonderland - wear Christmas colors/Dress as your favorite Christmas movie character
Thursday, Dec. 17
Snooze Day Thursday - post a picture wearing pajamas! (sweats, socks, Christmas pants...)
Friday, Dec. 18
Festive Friday - go all out with tacky sweaters, reindeer antlers, Santa hats, festive hats, cozy socks!

Make sure to tag @studentgovernment_whs on Instagram!
Winter Break - Dates & Counseling Contact
Monday, December 21: Start of Winter Break
Tuesday, January 5: Beginning of 2nd Semester

Our first semester is nearing it's end, if you need to get in contact with your child's counselor, you may find their information on the link below.
GEAR UP Parent Night Number 3: Mental Health & Self-Care
Join our GEAR UP Coordinators as they host the third parent night of the year! This evening, they will be focusing on the subject of mental health and self-care.

This parent meeting is open to students and families of all grade-levels.

Event starts at 6:00 PM on Zoom
Congratulations, Ohana of Excellence Academy!
This December, Ohana of Excellence Academy attained the 2020 National Model Academy Status by the National Career Academy Coalition!

They will be joining the National Model Academies of Waipahu High School:
  • Academy of Arts & Communication
  • Academy of Health & Sciences
  • Academy of Industrial & Engineering Technology
  • Ohana of Excellence Academy
  • Academy of Natural Resources
  • Academy of Professional & Public Services as National Model Academies.
Hawaii Keiki:
COVID-19 Risk Infographic
Our Hawaii Keiki APRN, Michelle Chapman, is sharing an infographic from Texas Medical Association. The infographic details which activities have the highest risks of spreading coronavirus. For more resources from the Texas Medical Association, you can visit their website by clicking the button below.
Continuous Notice of Nondiscrimination

The Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, and religion. Please direct inquiries regarding HIDOE nondiscrimination policies as follows: Beth Schimmelfennig, Director; Rhonda Wong, Compliance; Aaron Oandasan, Title VI; Toby Yamashiro, Title VII; Nicole Isa-Iijima, Title IX; Krysti Sukita, ADA/504. Civil Rights Compliance Branch; Hawaii State Department of Education: P.O. Box 2360 Honolulu, Hawaii 96804; (808) 586-3322 or relay
94-1211 Farrington Highway, Waipahu, HI 96797
(808) 307-9555