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Economics classes take on community issues through innovative projects

Ashley Marie Lardizabal, Reporter

May 1, 2015

Throughout the month of April, social studies teacher Whitney Miyahira’s Economics classes were asked to think about problems their communities face and if they could find solutions for them. Students were first needed to define their community. Sophomore Jennifer Ung and her group focused on...

‘Isla and the Happily Ever After’ features drama and romance

‘Isla and the Happily Ever After’ features drama and romance

Kelcie Ching, Reporter

April 29, 2015

“Isla and the Happily Ever After” by Stephanie Perkins is about Isla, a boarding school student in Paris. During a school break, Isla travels to Manhattan where she meets Josh, a cartoon artist, who is also studying at the boarding school. Since Isla is taking vicodin after having removed her...

‘Paper Valentine’ combines mystery and murder

‘Paper Valentine’ combines mystery and murder

Kailanianna Ablog, Reporter

April 29, 2015

“Paper Valentine,” by Breyanna Yovanoff, tells the thrilling tale of Hannah Wagnor, who with the help of a dead friend, investigates the string of murders that plagues her community. Hannah’s summer has been anything but simple. With the intense July heat, a mysterious disease that is killing...

PWH scholars perform service for community

Celine Isabelle Arnobit, Reporter

April 26, 2015

Students from Sacred Hearts Academy, Damien Memorial School and Saint Francis School, recipients of PWH scholarships, volunteered at Next Step Shelter in Kakaako where   students worked on food prep and coordination of the event. At the shelter, students read to children and worked in painting booths. Children...

Academy support of Empty Bowl Project helps Meals on Wheels

Academy support of Empty Bowl Project helps Meals on Wheels

Kailanianna Ablog, Reporter

April 24, 2015

For another year, Academy students contributed to the 2015 Empty Bowl Project, an event hosted by the Hawaii Potters Guild and Hawaii Meals on Wheels. Established by The Empty Bowl Project in the 1990s, the function helps fight hunger in the community. This year’s event was held on Apr. 11 at Our...

Lower school takes on monthly reading challenges

Lower school takes on monthly reading challenges

Janelle Medrano, Reporter

April 24, 2015

The Academy’s lower school annually participates in Pizza Hut’s BOOK IT program which rewards students with coupons for personal pan pizzas once they complete reading goals. Librarian Laurel Oshiro said, “The goal of the monthly reading challenge is to motivate and excite the girls about reading....

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