Friday, November 25, 2022

Tanksgiven at TRiO SSS 2022

 

Way too much good food for the 40+ people that stopped by for lunch. For the main course, we had imu turkey, regular turkey, spicy red curry turkey, chicken wings, garlic chicken, pork butt from the imu, and brisket. For starches, we had rice, mashed potato, stuffing, and sweet hawaiian rolls. For sides, we had cold green bean salad, hot green bean casserole, tossed salad, macaroni salad, jellied cranberry, homemade cranberry sauce as well as store bought, gravy for the turkey and a different gravy for the brisket. For desserts, we had home made pumpkin crunch, homemade pumpkin pie, homemade kulolo, and banana cream pie. And to drink, we had plantation ice tea.

Mahalos to Jodi for the imu turkey and pork butt and garlic chicken, Dan and Kaahu for the regular turkey, Tanti for the spicy red curry turkey (for those who like spicy, it was a winner), John for the brisket, Kim for the chicken wings, Rachelle for the pumpkin crunch, Teri for the pumpkin pies, and Ardis for the kulolo.

Mahalos to Love, John, and Kristel who helped prep in the morning and the same crew plus Jonah for helping to clean up after.

Mahalos to all who came and helped as was it another successful TRiO SSS event.

roy

ps.
24/7 Finals Week coming and will run from 9am, Sunday, Dec 11 until 7pm, Thursday, Dec 15. Dinner menu is looking good...hahahahahahahahahah...









Saturday, November 19, 2022

Wat Doing for Tanksgiven?...

 

Behind every successful man, there is a woman and behind every unsuccessful man, there are two. – Mark Twain
 
A bad attitude is like a flat tire. If you don’t change it, you’ll never go anywhere. – Jarrow Class

 

Aloha TRiO SSS and Paipai,

 

TRiO SSS will be serving up Tanksgiven Lunch from 11am to 2pm on Thursday, November 24, 2022. We’ll have regular turkey, imu turkey, red spicy curry turkey, ham, pork butt, and brisket. As well as mac and/or potato salad, tossed salad, gravy, cranberry, stuffing, mashed potatoes, white rice, brown rice, pumpkin pies, pumpkin crunch, and more---all of it healthy, non-clothes shrinking, and non-fattening…hahahahahaahahahah. 

 

If you (and your significant other or kids) would like to come eat, please email how many adults and kids so we can get a count of how much clothes we gonna shrink.

 

If you'd like to bring your onolicious speciality whether it be sides, dessert, or main dish,  no problem, just let us know.

 

For you Bills, Lions, Giants or Cowboy fans, have we got a jumbo screen for you for look. Sorry but we off da lights by the time the Patriots/Vikings start. 

Just in case you wondering...out of consideration for our young, older, and old old kids, it's a no can alcohol event.

roy

 

Friday, October 21, 2022

FREE Money Fridays

 

Free Money Fridays will begin next week Friday (10/28) so we can help you complete your scholarship applications and/or help you with your personal statement so  join us for FREE MONEY FRIDAYS every Friday from 9:00am to 11:00am in person at TRiO SSS in Hale Kako‘o 116 or via zoom.
Passcode: FMF
Come get assistance with completing your scholarship applications:
  • UH Common Scholarship
  • Hawai‘i Community Foundation Scholarships
  • Kamehameha Schools Scholarships
  • Pauahi Foundation Scholarships
What should you bring to FMF?
  1. Signed copies of your and your parent’s 2021 federal income tax return, W2s, schedules and forms 
  2. Proof of state or federal financial assistance (ADFC/TANF) if applicable 
  3. College verification documents if applicable (acceptance letter, official transcript)

roy

ps.
VIP Registration Starts Nov. 1 and Be Sure to VOTE in the General Election!
Our Hours for the Fall Semester:
Monday to Thursday 7am to 7pm
Friday 7am to 5pm
Saturday/Sunday 8am to 3pm
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Wednesday, October 19, 2022

FREE Pizza, FREE Money and Emotional Wellness Month

 Aloha TRiO SSS and Paipai,


Come get FREE pizza at the Library Breezeway from 11:30am to 1pm and information about Free Money Fridays, FREE money (some students currently at WCC receive $23,846 in FREE money that they never ever have to pay back), and Scholarship ʻAha that's tonight beginning at 5:30pm.

Also, October is Emotional Wellness Month. In honor of Emotional Wellness Month, hereʻs a new way of looking at things from author Kurt Vonnegut:

“When I was 15, I spent a month working on an archeological dig. I was talking to one of the archeologists one day during our lunch break and he asked those kinds of “getting to know you” questions you ask young people: Do you play sports? What’s your favorite subject? And I told him, no I don’t play any sports. I do theater, I’m in choir, I play the violin and piano, I used to take art classes.

And he went WOW. That’s amazing! And I said, “Oh no, but I’m not any good at ANY of them.”

And he said something then that I will never forget and which absolutely blew my mind because no one had ever said anything like it to me before: “I don’t think being good at things is the point of doing them. I think you’ve got all these wonderful experiences with different skills, and that all teaches you things and makes you an interesting person, no matter how well you do them.”

And that honestly changed my life. Because I went from a failure, someone who hadn’t been talented enough at anything to excel, to someone who did things because I enjoyed them. I had been raised in such an achievement-oriented environment, so inundated with the myth of Talent, that I thought it was only worth doing things if you could “Win” at them.”

- Kurt Vonnegut

roy

ps.

Our Hours for the Fall Semester:
Monday to Thursday 7am to 7pm
Friday 7am to 5pm
Saturday/Sunday 8am to 3pm

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

FAFSA, UH System Common Scholarship, Nursing at UHM, and Talk-Story Session...

 

Did you complete your 2023-2024 FAFSA application? If not, you need to complete it as soon as possible so that you can get a WCC Opportunity Grant as it's given to the first 250 or so WCC students who turn in the FAFSA application. It's worth $$$ just for being one of the first to complete the application. Click here <https://studentaid.gov> to go to the FAFSA website. If you completed your FAFSA for this year (2022-23), it's even easier to submit a renewal FAFSA for 2023-24!  All you need to do is update your (and your parent's) tax information. Make sure you have your FSA ID/password (and your parent's too if you're 24 or younger) and have your 2021 tax information ready.  

The University of Hawaiʻi System Common Scholarship Application is now available online for the 2023-24 academic year. Be sure to apply by the 4:00 p.m. (HST) March 1, 2023 deadline. Information and application can be found at www.hawaii.edu/scholarships

Interested in majoring in nursing at UHM? Sign up for their Transfer Workshop on Thursday from 12:30pm-1:30pm. You may register for the workshop at this link: http://go.hawaii.edu/2gt. After you register, you’ll receive the Zoom link for the workshop.

Lastly, zoom in to learn about how dance is being used to foster cultural identity and resilience (see flyer below).

 


 

Sunday, October 2, 2022

2023-2024 FAFSA is Now OPEN

 

Click on Federal Student Aid Application (FAFSA) for this upcoming Academic Year 2023-2024 as it opened 9/30/22 at 8:00pm.  You have to submit your FAFSA each academic year and we highly recommend you submit it as soon as you can. Get it done this week and you should be fine for the WCC opportunity grant monies. If you completed your FAFSA for this year (2022-23), it's even easier to submit a renewal FAFSA for 2023-24!  All you need to do is update your (and your parent's) tax information.  

 

Make sure you have your FSA ID/password (and your parent's too if you're 24 or younger) and have your 2021 tax information ready.