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Summer science program seeks high school applicants

Summer science program seeks high school applicants

Celine Isabelle Arnobit, Reporter

January 29, 2016


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Windward Community College (WCC), in partnership with the Pacific Center for Environmental Studies (PaCES) and Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB), is offering a Summer Environmental Science Program, open to high school students in Hawaii. The 6-week curriculum will give students an education ...

Senior chosen second runner-up in Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Program

Senior chosen second runner-up in Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Program

Janelle Medrano, Editor

January 29, 2016


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Senior Shannon Domingsil represented Sacred Hearts Academy in this year’s Distinguished Young Women (DYW) Scholarship Program, a national program for high school girls that promotes and rewards scholarship, leadership and talent. A panel of judges evaluated and reviewed participants’ high sc...

Catholic school students can recognize teachers via selfies

Catholic school students can recognize teachers via selfies

Ashley Marie Lardizabal, Reporter

January 28, 2016


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The Hawaii Catholic Schools Office wants students to get excited for the upcoming annual Catholic Schools Week by holding a “Take A Selfie With Your Teacher Contest.” The office is asking students in Catholic schools to caption a selfie with their favorite teacher for a chance to win two $100 Vi...

Language students begin new year with Japanese tradition

Language students begin new year with Japanese tradition

Janelle Medrano, Editor

January 22, 2016


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Japanese language classes began the New Year with writing calligraphy, a popular tradition for many students in Japanese elementary schools. In ancient Japan, Jan. 2 was called “Kotohajime,” which means to begin the New Year activities. On this day the Japanese did “Kakizome,” the first wri...

Lancer Robotics seizes ‘Stronghold’ in latest competition

Lancer Robotics seizes ‘Stronghold’ in latest competition

Ashley Marie Lardizabal, Reporter

January 22, 2016


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The high school robotics team is ready to vie in the 2016 First Robotics Competition (FRC) challenge, Stronghold. The game puts high school teams through different defense maneuvers in a land-mined field. At the same time, students must score goals by rolling and throwing “boulders” into their opp...

Leos get their daily dose of iron

Leos get their daily dose of iron

Shajaira Fiesta, Reporter

January 21, 2016


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Six members of the Academy Leo club, with La Pietra Leos, worked at the Sony Open golf tournament as official PGA marshals at the Waialae Country Club on Jan. 16-17. The Leos were responsible for crowd control to help golfers concentrate on their game as well as keep the crowds away from balls before the pl...

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