Lahainaluna High School is making preparations for the new school year with payment of fees, pickup of class schedules and preparation of photo IDs, which will take place in Hale Pa'ina (the new cafeteria) on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Tuesday's event is for freshmen, from 9 to 11 a.m., and sophomores, from 1 to 3 p.m. Juniors will be expected between 9 and 11 a.m. Wednesday, while seniors are scheduled between 1 and 3 p.m. that day.
The mandatory fee for grades 9, 10 and 11 is $25, which includes student government and class dues and a postage fee for handling of quarterly mailings. For seniors, the fee is $30, which includes a $5 graduation fee. Cap, gown and graduation accessories will be paid for when orders are placed in November.
Optional fees for all grades include $25 for an MIL Athletic Pass (mandatory for all athletes and boarders); $50 for a 2015 "Ka Lama" yearbook; and $5 for a year's subscription to the school newspaper, Ka Leo Luna.
Application forms for student parking and lockers will be available both days. Applications for bus passes also will be accepted.
Appropriate attire must be worn for school ID photos, which will be issued after current fees are paid.
Representatives from the Parent Teacher Student Association will be on hand to accept annual dues, which are paid separately from school dues. They also will share information about the Project Graduation post-commencement event for the Class of 2015.
All payments must be made by cash, certified bank check or money orders. Personal checks are not accepted.
The school also has scheduled orientations for new students. The two-day freshman orientation will be held from 8 a.m. to 2:55 p.m. Aug. 4 and 5 starting in Hale Pa'ina. Orientation for transfer students in grades 10-12 will be from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 5 in the old cafeteria.
The first full day of classes for all students will be Aug. 6. Students should report to their assigned advisory groups by 7:55 a.m.
Dismissal will be at 2:55 p.m. The school will follow the new bell schedule with different ending times; copies of the bell schedule will be distributed in student planners.
Seniors who haven't scheduled their yearbook photo appointments should call Nagamine Photo Studio at 244-3636. All photos need to be completed by the end of July.
Incoming transfer students must make an appointment with school registrar Barbie Otomo for school enrollment. A copy of the previous school's transcript is required from all transfers. Students transferring from another Hawaii school should also bring a release packet when enrolling. Students from a school outside of Hawaii must present a TB clearance and physical exam report taken within the last 12 months, immunization shot records, a birth certificate and a transcript or year-end report from their previous school.
Call Otomo at 662-3979, ext. 244, to schedule an appointment. The registrar will not be available for appointments on Tuesday and Wednesday, however.
For more information, call the school's main office at 662-4000.