Konawaena Middle School

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Registration Information

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

 

Boundary:  All students who live in the following area should attend Konawaena Middle School:
 

  • Northern Boundary:  Imaginary line south of Lunapule Road (Yama’s Fishing Supply, excluding Kona Hillcrest Subdivision) and both sides of Hualalai Road (from Queen Ka’ahumanu Highway to Mamalahoa Highway). 
  • Southern Boundary:  Mac Farms.

 

Students living outside of this area who wish to attend Konawaena Middle may request an exception from January 1st to March 1st each year by filling out a “Request for Geographic Exception” (“GE”) form. Due to limited capacity at KMS, the number of students living outside of our geographic boundaries may be restricted. Transportation to and from school for “GE” students is the responsibility of the parents, unless approved by the district transportation officer.

 

Registration Process:  Registration of all new students to Konawaena Middle is facilitated by our Registrar Colleen Masukawa in room F3. The following documents are required at the time of registration:
 
 

  •       TB Clearance
  •       Birth certificate (state certified)
  •       Proof of Residence
  •       Guardianship
  •     Certificate of Release from previous school including mailing address
  •       Withdrawal grades
  •       Current report card
  •       Standardized test scores
  •       Health Requirements Record
  •       Visa and/or passport if entering from a foreign country
  •       Current IEP for special needs student(s)

 

Guardianship:  A notarized power of attorney or court document must accompany the registration form for students living with anyone other than legal parent. According to State of Hawaii policy, power of attorney documents relating to education are valid only one year.

 

Withdrawal Process:  If your child is relocating to another island/state, will be attending a private school, or attending another school on this island, etc. please call the Registrar or stop by F3 to complete exit forms. A minimum of two (2) days notice is required to complete release documents. Five (5) days notice is preferred. All obligations must be cleared and all textbooks and books must be returned.

 

Promotion Policy:All students must pass English, Math, Science, and Social Studies every year. For promotion to grade 9, students must earn an additional 3 credits in non-core courses for a total of 15 or more credits. A minimum of 5 credits is required each year. Be prepared to study hard from the beginning of the school year so you won’t jeopardize your opportunity to move to the next grade.

 

Student fees are collected to help provide for the many activities that are conducted at KMS. These fees are required and students may be excluded from extracurricular activities for nonpayment. Fees are payable during registration and are as follows:

 

                        KMS Student Government Dues                 $ 5.00

                        Class Dues                                                   $ 5.00

                        Yearbook (Optional)                                    $25.00