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State flag causes controversies in Hawaii schools

State flag causes controversies in Hawaii schools

Rebecca Meyer, Features Editor, Reporter

April 5, 2018


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The Hawaii State flag stands today as a reminder to most of the days of the Hawaiian Kingdom and is flown in front of many buildings, businesses and schools across the state. Despite being unified with the United States in 1959, Hawaii residents have never been more divided since then. Recently, Hana ...

How to improve SAT scores

How to improve SAT scores

Martha Nicholas, Media Editor, Reporter

April 5, 2018


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As Junior year is coming to a close, incoming seniors begin preparing for their college applications. A major component is the SAT, Scholastic Aptitude Test. Many use the months prior to the exam as time to study. Some use online practice tests, classes, or private tutoring. In order to perform to my full ...

The importance of student activism

The importance of student activism

Taylor McKenzie, Webmaster, Reporter

April 4, 2018


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“Who’s got the power?” “We do!” These are some examples of chants that could be heard at the March 14 walkout at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Students left their classes at 10:00 a.m. to advocate for better gun control. Over 800 similiar walkouts occured in schools througho...

Spend the Summer in the West with the Academy

Spend the Summer in the West with the Academy

Lucinda Hu, Reporter

April 4, 2018


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Many students at the Academy are often bombarded with emails from College Counselor Randy Fong about upcoming college tours for the school year. Although school will not be in session, this summer is no exception. The first college tour of 2018 held from July 21 through July 26  is open to students i...

Academy students make a ‘Lei of Aloha’ for gun violence victims

Academy students make a ‘Lei of Aloha’ for gun violence victims

Noe Nekotani, Opinions Editor, Reporter

March 22, 2018


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As people worldwide pay their respects to the victims of the recent Florida school shooting, Sacred Hearts Academy has been taking part in a statewide campaign to make lei for the victims. On Feb. 14, a mass shooting occurred at Stoneman Douglas High School, Florida, where a gunman allegedly ki...

Academy senior named top youth volunteer of the year

Academy senior named top youth volunteer of the year

Rebecca Meyer, Features Editor, Reporter

March 8, 2018


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Sacred Hearts Academy senior Mahealani Sims-Tulba was recently named one of Hawaii’s top youth volunteer by the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Program. Sims-Tulba was recognized for the start-up of her nonprofit program aimed at preventing bullying. “It feels surreal that I was nominated for...

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