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Javier sings her way to the top

Javier sings her way to the top

Mercedes Anacleto, Social Media and Sports Editor

December 5, 2019

As Sacred Hearts Academy senior Rachel Faith Javier stepped out to what would be one of the biggest auditions of her life, she kept her late brother in her mind and in her heart. The 17-year-old auditioned for the popular singing competition television series “American Idol” last month. She lost her brother Roland Javier to a tragic accident but says even t...

HIFF HIFF HURRAY!

HIFF HIFF HURRAY!

Noe Nekotani, Opinions Editor, Webmaster, Reporter

December 3, 2019

“I noticed that (the film showed) different camera techniques that Mrs. (Alyssa) Myers taught us,” said Sacred Hearts Academy journalism student and senior Kirsten Aoyagi, referring to a film she viewed with her class, as part of the Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF). “It was really int...

Going mad for Fright Night

Going mad for Fright Night

Brianne Ishihara, Reporter

December 3, 2019

Attendees fell down a rabbit hole at this year’s fun-filled Fright Night, which took place at Sacred Hearts Academy on Oct. 25. This year’s theme was Through the Looking Glass, inspired by fantasy novel and Disney favorite “Alice in Wonderland.” During the event, attendees hopped through the ha...

Classroom comes alive with Día De Los Muertos celebration

Classroom comes alive with Día De Los Muertos celebration

Brianne Ishihara, Reporter

November 19, 2019

The Mexican holiday, Día de los Muertos, celebrates the life of those that have passed. On October 29, the Spanish IV/V class showcased the different elements of the holiday. Students from other spanish classes and members of the spanish club learned why Día de los Muertos is of grave importance. (All ph...

Students prep for college-entry exams

Students prep for college-entry exams

Noe Nekotani, Opinions Editor, Webmaster, Reporter

November 7, 2019

During this time of year, notifications flood students’ cell phones, reminding them about upcoming college application and scholarship deadlines.  For some, these notifications add even more pressure, particularly on those who have yet to tackle their SAT and ACT tests. Sacred Hearts Academy senior Camille Arnaiz ...

How to improve sleep

How to improve sleep

Martha Nicholas, Media Editor, Reporter

April 24, 2019

With final exams around the corner, students’ may begin to notice their sleep schedules becoming irregular. And while sips of water or a good book might remedy restless nights, others are turning to sleeping noise instead. This method uses a variety of background noises to improve one’s sleep. Hypn...

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