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Annual FAST ‘sparks’ change in student attitudes

Annual FAST ‘sparks’ change in student attitudes

Ashley Marie Lardizabal, Reporter, Webmaster

October 30, 2015


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The annual FAST for a Better Tomorrow, sponsored by the Junior Class, was held on Oct. 23.This year’s theme was “Be the Spark That Lights The World.” More than 20 juniors assisted as group leaders with over 100 participants from grades nine to 11. The FAST garnered nearly $1,050, more than ...

Vice-principal shares birthday gift of reading

Vice-principal shares birthday gift of reading

Kailanianna Ablog, Reporter

October 30, 2015


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Celebrating someone’s birthday often includes presents given to the birthday boy or girl. Lower school Vice-principal Remee Tam turned the tables on this tradition by sharing her gift with Academy students. On Oct. 26, Tam read her birthday book, “I Wish You More” by Amy Krouse Rosenth...

Read to Succeed Program challenges students to read

Kelcie Ching, Reporter

October 30, 2015


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Students in junior kindergarten to sixth grade are taking on the challenge of the lower school library’s Read to Succeed Program which asks students to read 100 books during the school year. Students make a commitment to read at least 15 books with a minimum of 20 pages each month for seven mont...

October begins annual fundraising season

Celine Isabelle Arnobit, Reporter

October 21, 2015


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October usually means charitable activities at the Academy. Annually, several fundraisers are held to benefit Aloha United Way (AUW) coinciding with the Halloween season. From Oct. 1 to 30, lower school students contribute to Coins for a Cause, a fundraiser in which loose change is collected...

Come FAST!

Shajaira Fiesta, Reporter

October 21, 2015


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Every year, the FAST for a Better Tomorrow is sponsored by the Junior Class as a service activity for students in grades nine through 12. Participants are asked to donate canned goods and 10 dollars for the purchase of toiletries, which are bagged and given to Waikiki Youth Outreach(YO), an organiza...

New Feminist Club advocates gender equality

New Feminist Club advocates gender equality

Celine Isabelle Arnobit, Reporter

October 19, 2015


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Welcome to the Feminist Club! “Feminist Club was started to educate girls in the fundamentals of feminism. We wanted to create a safe place for girls to share and discuss ideas freely, and explore the spectrum of being a girl in today's world,” said President Ji-Won Ha. The club gained c...

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