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Kaimuki High School

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Kaimuki High

 

Location: 2705 Kaimuki Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96816

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Opportunities/Info:

  • Tutor students in various academic subjects (especially science, math, and English) during school.
  • The after-school program is designed to provide students with support through a computer-based learning program.Details for this program (and availability for volunteers) are pending.
  • Participating students are in 9th through 12th grade.
  • Many Kaimuki students are from disadvantaged backgrounds and/or from immigrant families, with many other languages spoken on campus/at home.
  • The FAFSA Assistance Project started here in Spring 2006, with Professor Richard Kido’s Accounting students helping families with college financial aid. Dr. Peggy Friedman’s class helped with marketing.

Coaching in various academic subjects

Please note: There is minimum commitment required for this site. You will be asked to pick a school period (80 minutes long) on Mondays & Wednesdays OR on Tuesdays & Thursdays. [Llimited slots also available from 3-5pm; pick 2 shifts per week, Mon-Thurs.] All S-L students should serve for 2 days a week, for 8 weeks.

In-class: Get paired with a student in a classroom that matches your Service-Learning course (esp. algebra, geometry and reading).

Other opportunities for service are available

There are a number of special programs relating to STEM. Your classes can come up with fun, engaging activities to do with the Kaimuki students on their campus or on ours. Contact Candice Sakuda if you're interested in developing these kinds of lessons.


Availability: year round; Mondays & Wednesdays OR Tuesdays and Thursdays, between 8am and 2pm. Limited slots also available 3-5pm, Mon-Thursdays


Training/Contact: As arranged with point of contact.

  1. Contact Lisa Shimokawa at Lisa_Shimokawa@notes.k12.hi.us ASAP with your name, institution, class/instructor and your interests/special skills.
  2. She will set up a time for you to do an interview at the school and match you with a position at the school.
  3. Orientation/training takes place individually or in groups.
  4. Requirements: brief interview and causal-professional dress code. Be sure you can make the 8-week commitment of serving 2 days per week.

Faculty note: Special projects could include early college awareness activities, helping with outreach to parents, assessment project