Oct 9, 2020 - Principal Update Aloha CKMS Ohana, The latest update for our CKMS Ohana is linked here. Please review it to also see the upcoming 2nd qtr calendar and student schedule.
Thank you! Jean Morris, Principal
Share Your Photos With the Yearbook! With students studying from home, our yearbook class needs your help in sharing photos of our students working from home. Each week we'll have a new topic, however we will be accepting photos all year long for any past topic we've shared. Simply go to www.hjeshare.com and use ckms as our school code!
2020-2021 Panorama Student Survey In November, your child will be asked to complete the 2020-2021 Panorama Student 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. We are listening! For more information, please open the parent letter here.
Return to Learn Survey The Hawai‘i State Department of Education is currently seeking feedback from secondary students and families to learn more about first quarter experiences of the 2020-21 school year. This feedback is essential as we continue to assess system progress, identify areas where additional support is needed and coordinate resources. To access the links to both surveys, please visit http://bit.ly/HIDOE-R2L-Survey To view the flyer, click here.
Ohana Help Desk CKMS Families, if you are ever in need of some technology assistance at home while accessing online education technology programs, the HIDOE has got you covered! The Ohana Help Desk will provide technology support to public school students and families via a self-service portal, phone, and chat. Their team will be able to provide call-in support in several languages. They are currently working to provide support in the languages most commonly spoken in our family homes – English, Hawaiian, Ilokano, Tagalog, Chuukese, Marshallese. Hours of Operation Monday – Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sundays from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The Ohana Help Desk will be closed on state holidays. View the Ohana Help Desk flyer here.
School Uniforms For SY20-21 School uniforms for next school year are ready to be ordered from Kula Threads at www.kulathreads.com. Look for the middle/intermediate link at the top of the page. When you hover your mouse over it, Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School is the first school you’ll see. Click on our school name to take you to the ordering site. From here you can order your school uniform t-shirts in both cotton and dri-fit, shorts for PE, pullover hoodies, and even a windbreaker jacket. Kula Threads will ship your order directly to your home.
Kaua'i Complex Area Distance Learning Plan - Qtr 2 Kaua'i Complex Area Superintendent Paul Zina shared the Revised Kaua'i School Distance Learning Model plan for the upcoming second quarter. Please refer to his memo here for more information.
Special Parent Information Network A new website was created to provide resources, support & information for families with children with disabilities. Check it out at this URL web address.
The Counselors Corner Our CKMS Counselors have created a new website filled with useful information for students and parents. The link is here in this announcement but it will be placed at the bottom of our main page in the "Useful Links" section.
Upcoming Webinar Series on Youth Mental Health The Kaua'i Resilience Project, in partnership with Kaua'i Community College, has planned a series of webinars to support the emotional wellbeing of students. Click on this attached flier for more info. The next one is coming up on October 6th.