Back to School Bash The Kaua‘i District Health Office, HHSC and Wilcox Medical Center have partnered to offer a pop up COVID vaccine clinic at Kukui Grove’s Back to School Bash on Saturday, July 24. All three vaccines will be available from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., which includes Pfizer (12+), Moderna (18+) and J&J (18+ one shot). For the Pfizer vaccine, we are asking people to make an appointment by going to WilcoxHealth.org/Vaccine, but walk-ins will be taken for all vaccines. Register for the Back to School Bash at kukuigrovecenter.com.
Fee Payment for SY 2021-2022 Aloha Parents! You can learn all about fee payments by downloading the fee payment form here. Payments will be accepted all through May and then again in July. Return it to the school with your payment for the upcoming school year and get it out of the way!
Free WiFi at Kauai County Neighborhood Centers County officials are pleased to announce the availability of a new public access WiFi service now located at all County of Kaua‘i neighborhood centers.
The new “County WiFi” will be accessible daily from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., and is generally reachable from any location within each neighborhood center or in the public areas around the building, including the parking lots.
To access WiFi at the neighborhood centers, search for “County WiFi” which will show among the list of networks available if you are in the immediate vicinity of a neighborhood center. No password or other authentication is needed.
Free Adult Computer Literacy Classes The people at Kaua'i Community College's OCET can offer a FREE 3-hour digital literacy training for those folks that either have no computer skills or need hand-holding when it comes to computers, and they are going to offer this class several times within May and June. Currently, they have all of their times scheduled to meet at Kaua'i Community College, however, soon they may be able to take the classes out to our public libraries in our communities! Feel free to have your family, friends, neighbors, and co-workers, call them to reserve a seat in one of our classes at 808-245-8318. This class is open to all adults at NO CHARGE!!!!! If you can help them register, the google form for registration is: https://forms.gle/XXvd9CnXtLRQhCYS9
Migrant Education Program- Do you qualify? This is a federally funded program to support families who travel across district lines for "migratory" work. Students who qualify under MEP are provided in school-tutoring, school supplies, school transportation, and school meals, all free of charge. To see if you qualify, complete this short survey. All responses are reviewed by an island MEP Coordinator and anyone qualifying will be contacted. Hawaii MEP Parent Work Survey
School Uniforms For SY2021-2022 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.
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.
Ohana Help Desk 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. 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. Ohanahelpdesk.org
Infinite Campus Want to know exactly how your child is doing? Please download Infinite Campus to your mobile device. This is the official grading platform and the place where teachers are updating grades on the assignments that your child submits. You can easily access your child's grades to ensure he or she is completing all the work being posted in Google Classroom. It's available for iOS or Android in their respective app stores.