Ka Leo

Taking on the channel

Taking on the channel

Rebecca Meyer, Features and Sports Editor, Reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Blog, Showcase

It was at 6 a.m. on a bright Friday morning when my alarm went off, and I couldn’t have been more excited. While my friends and fellow classmates were just about ready to make their morning commute to school, with a single bag in hand, I walked across an airplane runway to the tiny nine-seater plane b...

A week spent in San Francisco

A week spent in San Francisco

Ragelle Lumapas, Reporter

September 26, 2018


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At 3:30 a.m., I was awoken by the loud alarm of my iPhone, as it screamed at me to wake up. I slapped the stop option and groggily rolled out of the comfort of my bed to get ready to head for the airport. Our flight to San Francisco wasn’t until 8 a.m., but we woke up extra early so we would not mis...

How to plan your funeral

How to plan your funeral

Taylor McKenzie, Webmaster, Reporter

January 5, 2018


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Does “Here lies Taylor McKenzie” or “Endings are always bittersweet” sound better as a title for my eulogy? These were the thoughts distracting me from finishing my AP Spanish homework; conjugating “morir,” which means “to die,” in Spanish couldn’t be more fitting at the moment. ...

Going live: A discussion that changed my perspective of journalism

Going live: A discussion that changed my perspective of journalism

Rebecca Meyer, Features Editor, Reporter

December 19, 2017


Filed under Blog, Showcase

Beads of sweat collected on my forehead, as I stared at a thermostat reading 64 degrees. I could feel chills run through my body and a warmth slowly consume my face, as I awaited one of the most momentous occasions of my high school journalism career–participating in a live televised discussion alongside some o...

My last sip of coconut milk

My last sip of coconut milk

Shelby Mattos, News Editor, Reporter

November 7, 2017


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It happened. The last day of our stay in Hwa Nan Women’s College inevitably came. I woke up and knew that today was going to be filled with goodbyes to all of our big sisters. After eating a bowl of ramen for breakfast, I scrambled to pack my things. I had refused to believe that we would be...

A whole new world: the beginning of a cultural exchange in China

A whole new world: the beginning of a cultural exchange in China

Taylor McKenzie, Webmaster, Reporter

November 1, 2017


Filed under Blog, Showcase

A lost group of girls speaking garbled English bumbled around the Beijing Capital International Airport at 4:30 a.m. After spending 11 hours on a cramped airplane, we had finally made it: China! We, the seven journalism girls behind Sacred Hearts Academy’s online newspaper, Ka Leo, and our trusty librarian, traveled to Fuzhou, China over F...

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