December 30, 2002
Dear Members, Parents, and Friends:
1. REGISTRATION! REGISTRATION!! REGISTRATION!!!
Registration of new members starts next month, with classes starting in February. Please let your friends, neighbors, relatives, and classmates know about this sign-up period. New members may register at any of our branches during regular class times.
Classes are scheduled to begin on Saturday, February 1 (Manoa), and Monday, February 3 (Kaneohe, Kaimuki, and Aiea). At this time, all present beginners will "graduate" to the general class, which trains an hour later (unless otherwise notified!).
SPREAD THE WORD!! BRING IN THOSE NEW MEMBERS!!!
2. 20th ANNIVERSARY CALENDARS
Get them while they�re HOT!!! Our classy 20th anniversary calendars are on the way! Normally priced from between $30 to $40 each, members and their families can get theirs at the incredibly low price of only $10! At this price, be sure to get several, as this calendar will surely be a collectors� item in the future!
Many thanks to Senpais Clifford Lau, Randall Monaghan, Mel Choy, and Ray Ikeda for their expertise and dedication towards the completion of this outstanding project!
3. ICE PALACE, HERE WE COME!
To help kick off our 20th anniversary, HSK is planning an exciting ice skating excursion on Sunday, January 26 at Ice Palace. This fun outing is for all members, families, and friends. We will be meeting at Ice Palace at 10:45 am, and will enter at exactly 11 am. Skating will be from 11 am to 2 pm. All children must be accompanied by an adult. More information and sign-ups coming soon. Keep your eyes and ears open! What better way to welcome winter?
4. YELLOW/BLUE BELT EXAM
HSK�s next scheduled exam for all white, yellow, and first blue belts is Saturday, January 18, from 10 am to 12 pm. Reminder: Senpai signature is necessary to take all exams, and school reports may be required. Train hard and prepare yourselves!
5. WANTED: HSK SCHOLARS
As a reminder to those students in grades 7 through 12, HSK will be recognizing all members who earn a 3.5 or better GPA for the first semester. If you qualify, turn in your report card to Sensei by the end of February. (You will get them back!)
As a reminder to ALL school-aged members, satisfactory school reports are a prerequisite for all exams. School reports will be issued prior to each exam. Do well in school -- it's your ticket to success!! Keep your eyes and ears open for more information.
REMEMBER -- AT HSK IT PAYS TO DO WELL IN SCHOOL!!!
6. MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
a) Green intent forms due Saturday, January 11
b) Purple intent forms due Saturday, January 25
c) ICE PALACE on Sunday, January 26