DIS DAT & DA KINE

Congratulations to freshmen Annabelle Stafford who was the only Damien runner to compete in the State Cross Country Championships on October 31 on Maui....and to the Intermediate Girls Cheerleading squad for placing second at the ILH championships, earning an exhibition spot at the State tournament....

Mahalo to all who participated in the Keoki’s Kalua Pig and Laulau, and, Pau Hana Lounge fundraisers last month....

If families of seniors missed the Senior Financial Aid Night on November 12 and have no clue how to apply for financial aid, have your senior speak to Mr. Fujishige as soon as possible, check your emails, and check out the following websites:  www.fafsa.ed.gov,  https://student.collegeboard.org/css-financial-aid-profile, and http://collegegoal808.org; and the websites of schools your student is interested in attending....

A big thank you goes out to Sgt. Kim Buffet from HPD Crimestoppers Division and Special Agents from the State’s Attorney General’s Office for enlightening students, faculty, and parents on the dangers of the internet and how to surf it securely and safely with their November 19 presentation; if you would like more information on the topic, visit the State of Hawaii Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force website at http://ag.hawaii.gov/hicac/overview-of-hicac/....

Congratulations to all the young men and their spiritual directors and advisers who participated in the Encounter Retreat a few weekends ago on the North Shore....

The always formidable Speech and Debate Team competed in a two-day Thanksgiving Tournament at Kamehameha Schools Kapalama on November 27-28 and fared well, qualifying for the State tournament...

Mahalo to all who supported and participated in Damien concert band’s Evening of the Arts on December 4 and to all who purchased fundraising tickets for the Stylistics Holiday Concert held on December 5 at the Blaisdell Concert Hal.l….

The blessing and dedication of the new Athletic Building on campus will be held for the student body, faculty, and invited guests on December 10, beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the gym for an assembly followed by the blessing and dedication at the site, ending with a light lunch and building tours....

Paddling practice has begun at Sand Island, and basketball season has already commenced for all teams with the exception of Boys Varsity which will begin soon…