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Embracing one’s culture is essential and valuable

Embracing one’s culture is essential and valuable

Celine Isabelle Arnobit, Reporter

May 14, 2015

Culture should be embraced, not repressed. Culture connects people to their ethnic or national roots. By treasuring their culture, people gain knowledge about family history. People can also make connections with others who share the same culture even if they are strangers. Freshman Jocelyn Chen...

Senior wins judo state championship

Senior wins judo state championship

Madison Kwok, Reporter

May 14, 2015

Senior Kaela Fiesta took 1st place in the 172 pound division of the state judo championships on May 9. Fiesta has participated in judo for the past nine years. “While I was waiting in the chute, I learned that my fellow senior lightweight Pac-5 teammate won her championship match. I had mixed feelings...

Academy sponsors fundraiser for Bontog family

Frances Nicole Tabios, Reporter

May 13, 2015

The Bontog family home was severely damaged by fire and family members were hospitalized for a time. Sacred Hearts Academy is holding a dress-down day for senior Dominique and eighth grader Tatyanna on May 18. For a small monetary donation, students, faculty and staff can wear a Sacred Hearts Academy...

First graders honor mothers

First graders honor mothers

Celine Isabelle Arnobit, Reporter

May 13, 2015

First graders held their annual Mother’s Day celebration on May 6 when students enjoyed refreshments with their mothers. Students recited poems and read thank you letters to their mothers during the heartfelt gathering. First grade teacher Wanda Pila said, “The moms were treated to a light breakfast...

Leo club helps school and community

Leo club helps school and community

Aina Katsikas, Reporter

May 13, 2015

Academy Leos were busy helping the Young Athletes Program (YAP) and beautification events at Kalani High School. YAP is a bi-monthly event sponsored by Special Olympics Hawaii. The program aims to provide activities for children with disabilities. This event was held at Kaiser High School. “They...

Students take top places in Hawaii SMS

Students take top places in Hawaii SMS

Kristen Kate Tumacder, Reporter

May 12, 2015

Academy AP Economics classes participated in the Hawaii Stock Market Simulation (SMS) from Feb. 16 to Apr. 24. The ten-week simulation is sponsored by the Hawaii Council on Economic Education. The classes invested a fictional $100,00 in stocks and bonds, learning how to balance their portfolios as...

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