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Spending a day with the dead

Seniors in the Dying and Rising class completed the annual cleaning of the King Street Catholic Cemetery.

Shajaira Fiesta, Reporter

December 9, 2015

The Dying and Rising class of seniors served the community by cleaning the King Street Catholic Cemetery for its fall service project. Religious fathers, brothers and sisters who died in the islands from 1850-1928 are buried in the cemetery, including Bishop Libert Boeynaems and Mother Judith Bras...

JROTC cadets test academic and leadership skills

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Academy students competed in the annual national JROTC Academic and Leadership Bowls (JLAB) with St. Louis cadets.

Kailanianna Ablog, Reporter

December 9, 2015

St. Louis JROTC cadets put their leadership skills to the test in the annual JROTC Academic and Leadership Bowls (JLAB). The competition is sponsored by the College Options Foundation, whose mission is to enrich “the academic development of high school students.” In teams of four primary a...

Taste Tea sweetens life for ‘Wounded Warriors’

An unusual fundraiser was held to support the Friends of Windward Wounded Warrior 

Foundation, a program of the Honolulu Council of the Navy League. Taste Tea came on campus 

for students to purchase drinks with 20 percent of the profits given to the organization.. Lines 

were long and students were happy!

Photo credit: Aileen Jornacion

Mariko Galton, Reporter

November 25, 2015

Sacred Hearts Academy supported the Friends of Windward Wounded Warrior Foundation, a program of the Honolulu Council of the Navy League through drinks sold by Taste Tea. The fundraiser on Nov. 19 and 23 featured drinks from Taste Tea after school from 1 to 5 p.m. with 20 percent of sales going to th...

Academy brightens spirits for holidays

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Performing Arts classes prepared for winter productions, including

Zoierae Hill, News Editor

November 25, 2015

With the arrival of the winter season, the Academy Performing Arts Department is putting on its annual holiday performances. The Academy choirs begin the season with their fall concert on Nov. 24 with performances by the beginning, intermediate, concert and select choirs. The program begins at 6 p.m. ...

Band students to play before nationwide audience

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Band members will prepare for their appearance in the 2016 Macy's Thanksgiving Parade in New York City.

Zoierae Hill, News Editor

November 25, 2015

Sixteen students from the Academy have been chosen to appear in the Macy’s Day Thanksgiving Day Parade in 2016. Representing Hawaii, students from schools throughout the Hawaiian Islands form the band. The committee for the All-State Band asked band director Keith Higaki to nominate a number of students,...

Robotics propels team to state competition

Kelcie Ching, Reporter

November 25, 2015

The Academy’s lower school robotics team competed in the Hawaii FIRST Lego League (FLL) Kalani District tournament against 21 other teams on Nov. 11. Members of the team include sixth graders Chloe Kwok, Kylee Kamauoha-Phillips, Prudence Eddy and Nanami Mehring, fifth grader Hyatt Yoshioka, fourth graders Addiso...

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