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Af t erDCOn,wehad 2 GRI P Soup ki t chens, A boxi ng eventatRPAL,El i mi nat eweek/ f undr ai ser( $110. 00 r ai sed) ,and t heRi chmond Ki wani sf ami l ysaf et yawar d( $122. 50 r ai sed)

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Af t erDCON,weh Bl oom Fundr ai ser event ,El i mi nat e $105,Capei tUp and t heJ amba J u happeni ng.

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JADE BEEN?

Eversi ncedcon t hi ngshavebeen r unni ng pr et t ysmoot hl y.I twaski nd ofdi f f i cul t t o sett hef oundat i on wi t ht henew execut i veand appoi nt ed boar d,however wegott hehang ofi tnow,and we' r e r eadyt o begi nt henew t er m!Wehad t wo f undr ai ser s:“ Hel p a Pali n Nepal , ”whi ch ear ned $80 and “ ELI MI NATE Week” ,wher e ourcl ub ear ned $101. 48.

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aboutdcon? Af t erDCON, I bec amer eal l ymot i v a t edt oi mpr ov emyc l ub' sa war enes s . My ex per i enc ei nKI WI N' Sc hangedmyvi ewonpeopl eandi thadmeamor eac t i v e per s on. Suppor tt hi snewc ul tmadeby Sar i naVang#s ar i nai s s ues -J us t i nSi u( Her c ul esHi ghSc hool )

DCONhasbeens uc hal i f ec hangi ngev entf orme! Thi swasmy r s tt i mea tDCON andI di dnotr egr etas i ngl emoment ! I wasabl et oc el ebr a t emys c hool c l ub' s ac hi ev ement sands t r engt henbondswi t hmydi vi s i on. I nev ert houghtI woul d l ov eKI WI N' Sasmuc hi fi twas n' tf orDCON. I thasmot i v a t edmet oac c ompl i s h gr ea t ert hi ngsf ormys c hool c l ubanddi vi s i on. -Ka t i eHi n( Oakl andHi ghSc hool )

DCONwasanamaz i ngex per i enc e! I enj oy edmeet i ngnewpeopl ef r om al l di vi s i ons . Ev er y onei nDCONwasv er yf r i endl y , whi c hmadei teas i ert os t ar t newf r i ends hi ps . Myf a v or i t epar tofDCONwast hec heerba t t l esf ort heSpi r i t St i c k. I enj oy edc heer i ngmyhear toutal ongwi t hmydi vi s i onand nal l ywi nni ng t ha tSpi r i tSt i c k ! -Ant oni oGonz al es Romer o( Ri c hmondHi ghSc hool )

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jade presi dents ki r s te n kho he r cul e s Heyt her emybel ovedKi wi nner s! Mynamei sKayKayKhoandIam t he20152016Her cul esKI WI N' S Pr esi dent ! Iam acur r entf r eshman.Bei ngt hati ti smyf i r styeari nhi ghschool ,i tmay soundcr azyt hatIr anf orsuchahugeposi t i oni nt hi sor gani zat i on.However , t hr oughoutt hi sent i r eyear ,Ihavebeenundert hewi ngofNi col et t eCr uz, I PHer cul esKI WI N' S Pr esi dentandcur r entL TG ofJ adeDi vi si on.She i nt r oducedmet ot heeyeopeni ngwor l dofKeyCl ub,andf r om t henon,i thas changedmyent i r el i f e.Bei ngi nt hi scl ubsof arhasmademef eelmor el i ke aci t i zen.I thast aughtmel eader shi p,r esponsi bi l i t y,i ncl usi veness,andmostof al l ,t obemysel fi nf r ontofal lmypeer s.Ther ef or eI ' m sot hankf ult obeapar t oft hi shugecommuni t y,t hatsavescommuni t i es!Iam aver ysoci alper son. Ial wayst r ymybestt obeposi t i ve,andIwi l luseal lmyqual i t i est oi mpr ove t hecl ub,communi t y,andal lt hest uf fi nbet ween.Myul t i mat egoali st ogr ow asal eader ,whi l el eadi ngever yonei ngr owt haswel l .Toaddon,I ' m SO EXCI TED t owor kwi t hal lofyou.Whoknowswhatt hi syearwi l ldof orus! J adewi l lst andt al landbet hebestdi vi si ont her ei s.Ibel i eveyoual l !Shout outt ot woofmyver ygoodf r i endsWi l ber tandJ ust i nf oral wayssuppor t i ng meandbei ngsuchagr eati nspi r at i on! Al oha,Ohana! Love,KayKayKho

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thuyanne pham oakl and HeyKI WI NNERS!Mynamei sThuyAnnePham andI ' m Oakl andHi gh' s 201516pr esi dent .Iam cur r ent l yaj uni oratOA,OAK,OAKL AND becauseoft hi samazi ngcl ub.KI WI N' S hasbeenmygot opl acesi nce f r eshmenyear .Thi samazi ngor gani zat i onpr ovi dedmewi t hawesome f r i ends,gavemeoppor t uni t i est obecomeal eader ,andal l owedmet o gi vebackt omycommuni t y.I t ' sbeenonl yamont hsi ncemyt er m st ar t ed andI ' m exci t edt oseewhatwecandonextschoolyear .Ican' twai tt oend myl astyearwi t hKI WI N' S wi t habang.

mali e chow ri chmond Hi !MynamesMal i eChow andI ’ mf r om J adeDi vi si on.I ’ m anupcomi ng j uni orandf r om Ri chmondHi ghSchool ,andcur r ent l yRi chmondHi gh’ s KI WI N’ S pr esi dentf or20152016.Whydi dIj oi nKi wi n' s?Wel l ,Ial ways hear daboutki wi n' sandIknew somepeopl et hatj oi nedandsai dhow i t wasr eal l yf unwhi l edoi ngsomet hi nggood,soIdeci dedt ogi vei tat r y. Ij oi nedmysophomor eyearandhonest l yIwasver yner vousandscar ed, butever yonewassowel comi ngandspi r i t edt hatmyner vousnessj ust di sappear ed.J oi ni ngki wi n' sr eal l yi mpact edmebyr eachi ngoutt o di f f er entpeopl eandhel pi ngoutmycommuni t y.Fr om goi ngt oDCMs, event s,andat t endi ngser vi cesIknew t hi swassomet hi ngIr eal l ywant ed t odoandenj oyed.Ki wi nsr eal l ymadeahugei mpactonme,Idi dt hi ngs Inevert houghtIwoul ddoandIwant edt odomor ei nt hef ut ur e,soIr an f orpr esi dentwi t hmanyt hi ngsi nst or ed.Event houghIcoul dn' tmakei t t oDCON (Iwasoutoft hecount r y,sadl y)ir eal l ywant edt omeet ever yone.Hopef ul l ywi l lgett omeetal lofyouver ysoon! #KI WI NSI SL YFE: )

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recentevents

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upcomi ng events datesandti mesofeventstbd

seni orni ght Getready,getl oud! AllofJadeDi vi si on wi llbe comi ng togetherto recogni zeallourgraduati ng Jaguars.

jadebanquet Herewewi llbei nstalli ng the new boardandreti ri ng the oldboard.Aswellascelebrati ng thewonderfulterm wehad .Watchoutforthi s!

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together,jadedi vi si on rai sed$341 . 03 forprojecteli mi nate! thankyouto ever yone who p arti ci p atedi n eli mi nateweek! projecteli mi nate wi llbeconti nui ng throughjanuar y.

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ri chmondhi ghschool “ Aysai sadevot edmemberwho’ sal wayst her enomat t er what .Eveni fshecan’ tmakei tt osomeevent s,she cont r i but esandhel psKI WI N’ St hebestofherabi l i t y. Shei ssol oyalandat t ent i veevent houghourmeet i ngs canbeshor tandnotcr owdedl i kenor mal ” -Dant eAngelT .Mi guel( RHS VP)

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herculeshi ghschool “ J ust i nSi u,cur r entHer cul esVi cePr esi dent ,wassucha goodof f i cert hi smont h.Hi st er mj ustst ar t edandhe’ s al r eadyshowi ngsuchgoodl eader shi pandr esponsi bi l i t y f orhi scl ub.Ist r ongl ybel i evet hathedeser vesmuch r ecogni t i on. ”-Ki r st enRoseL.Kho( HHS Pr esi dent )

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Kat i eHi nf r om Oakl andHi ghwasr ecogni zedbyour Li eut enantGover norf ort hemont hofApr i l .Sheser ves ast heAdmi ni st r at i onVi cePr esi dentofOakl andHi ghand deser vest her ecogni t i onf orherout st andi ng communi cat i onandor gani zat i onski l l s. “ Ican’ tt hankKat i eenoughf orbei ngsoef f i ci entdur i ng herf i r stf ew weeksi nt er m.Sheal wayskeepsme updat edonever yt hi ngt hati sgoi ngar oundatOakl and KI WI N’ S andr eal l ymakesmyj obasl i eut enantgover nor easi er .Wi t ht hepaceshe’ sat ,Iknow t hatshe’ scapabl e ofl eadi ngOakl andKI WI N’ St ogr eat erl evel sal ongsi de heral r eadyamazi ngt eam.Keepupt hegoodwor k! ” Ni col et t eCr uz( J adeL TG)

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fl ashbackto 201 3

x i a od i l i 201 2201 3jadel tg WAAAAAATTTTUPJ ADEJ AGUARS! YourL TG,Ni cuhhhgl et t e,askedme t owr i t el i t t l ei nt r oduct i onaboutmysel ff ort hi snewsl et t er .Soher egoes not hi ng.Youpr obabl yseeme“ l i ke”orpostont heJ adeDi vi si onf acebook gr oupher eandt her e.HiI ’ m Xi aodi .I ’ m ol d.I ’ mi r r el evant .I ’ m anobody .Idon’ tevengoher e….anymor e.Tobeser i ous,Iam goi ngi nt omy3r d yearofcol l egeatt heUni ver si t yoft hePaci f i ci nSt ockt on,CA.Iam maj or i ngi nbusi nessadmi ni st r at i onwi t haconcent r at i oni nmar ket i ng. Iat t endedOakl andHi ghf r om 20092013.YAAAAAS Cl assof2013! Iwasi nKI WI N’ S dur i ngal l4year sofmyhi ghschoolcar eer !Iwasnot act i veatal li nKI WI N’ S unt i lt hesecondsemest erofmyf r eshmanyear whenJ ennyYu,t hecl ubhi st or i anatOakl andHi ghatt hatt i me,askedme t of i xupt hei rcl ubwebsi t ef orDCON.If el li nl ovewi t hKI WI N’ St hemor e Iwor kedont hewebsi t e.That ’ ski ndasi l l yr i ght ?I ’ m gl adt hathappened, becauseIendedupser vi ngast heCl ubHi st or i andur i ngmysophomor e yearandt henVi cePr esi dentdur i ngmyj uni oryear .Dur i ngmyseni or year ,Ihadt hegr eat estoppor t uni t yevert oser veast heJ adeLi eut enant Gover nor !I twassuchagr eatexper i enceandIwoul ddoi tagai ni fIcoul d! Ihonest l ymetsomeoft hegr eat est ,mostpassi onat eandgenui nepeopl e t hr oughKI WI N’ S.I t ’ sbeenabout2year ssi nceIl ef thi ghschoolandIst i l l l oveKI WI N’ S becausei thassuchagr eati mpactonmyl i f e.Ther easonwhy Ist i l lkeepi nt ouchwi t hKI WI N’ S peopl eandf ol l ow upwi t hhow t hedi vi si on i sdoi ngi sbecauseyoual li nspi r emet odomor e!If eell i keyoual lar emy chi l dr enandi tmakesmeki ndat earupt oseehow muchyoual lar egr owi ng! Keepupwi t ht hegr eatwor k,j aguar s! ! !Youal lar eamazi ng!Seni or s,I hi ghl yencour ageyoual lt ocont i nuei nt heKi wani sFami l yandcheckout Ci r cl eK I nt er nat i onalatyouruni ver si t yi nt hef al l ! ! !I fyouneedhel pget t i ng i ncont actwi t ht heCi r cl eK atyourcol l ege,hi tmeup! ! ! Byeeeeee

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contacts JadeLi eutenantGovernorNi coletteCruz ki wi ns. jadel tg@gmai l. com ( 925) 5509280 JadeRegi onalAdvi sorL arr yLewi s ki wi nsjadera@gmai l. com ( 51 0) 6851 894 JadeAssi stantRegi onalAdvi sorP andora Turner pturner@rp al. org ( 51 0) 81 63604 HerculesPresi dent-ki rsten kho ki wi ns. herculespresi dent@gmai l. com 1 ( 51 0)7309401 HerculesVi cePresi dentJusti n Si u ki wi ns. herculesvp@gmai l. com ( 51 0)332627 8 Oakl andPresi dentThuyAnnePham ki wi ns. oakl andpresi dent@gmai l. com ( 51 0) 387 3247 Oakl andVPofAdmi ni strati onKati eHi n ki wi ns. oakl andvp adm@gmai l. com ( 51 0)5902849 Oakl andVPofSer vi ceNancyVuong ki wi ns. oakl andvpser vi ce@gmai l. com ( 51 0) 37591 72 Ri chmondPresi dentMali eChow chowmali e@gmai l. com ( 51 0)97 87598 Ri chmondVP-DanteMi guel dante. angel. mi guel@gmai l. com ( 51 0)71 001 60

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