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How to improve SAT scores

Khan Academy is one of the many sources students use to help prep for the SAT exam. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Martha Nicholas, Media Editor, Reporter

April 5, 2018

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

On March 24, students from across the nation came together to protest gun violence and the lack of gun control in the United States of America. In Hawaii, students stopped for a photo in front of the Department of Education main office. Photos by Taylor McKenzie.

Taylor McKenzie, Webmaster, Reporter

April 4, 2018

“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

San Diego day city view. Photo courtesy of Flickr

Lucinda Hu, Reporter

April 4, 2018

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

Momentos placed near the campus of Stoneman Douglas High School.

Noe Nekotani, Opinions Editor, Reporter

March 22, 2018

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

Sacred Hearts Academy senior Mahealani Sims-Tulba wrote a book titled, “It’s Okay to Be Different” and was awarded one of the top youth volunteers of the year. Photo by Rochell Ann Agapay.

Rebecca Meyer, Features Editor, Reporter

March 8, 2018

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...

Celebrating the start of a brand new year

Some popular dishes in a Chinese New Year dinner include rice cakes, turnip cakes, dumplings and various seafood dishes. Photo courtesy of Weijiang.

Rebecca Meyer and Lucinda Hu

March 8, 2018

The Lunar New Year is a traditional Chinese holiday not only celebrated in China but around the world. Every year, the celebration begins around early February and is intended to bring good fortune into the new year. New year celebrations include various activities, traditions and food. Here in Hawaii, a...

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