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Academy brightens spirits for holidays

Academy brightens spirits for holidays

Zoierae Hill, News Editor

November 25, 2015


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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

Band students to play before nationwide audience

Zoierae Hill, News Editor

November 25, 2015


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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


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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...

Lower school readers raise funds for library

Lower school readers raise funds for library

Celine Isabelle Arnobit, Reporter

November 20, 2015


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Lower School students eagerly shopped for new books during the Scholastic Book Fair this past week. The fair, themed “Reading is So Fun It’ll Give You Goosebumps,” aimed at promoting enthusiasm and enjoyment of reading. It took place in the lower school library over several days with all d...

Student musicians chosen for prestigious orchestra programs

Student musicians chosen for prestigious orchestra programs

Shajaira Fiesta, Reporter

November 19, 2015


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Hawaii Youth Symphony (HYS) is the only statewide orchestra program for youth. Each year HYS serves students ages 7-18 from nearly 100 schools on the different islands at all skill levels. During the academic year, HYS operates three full symphonic orchestras and four string orchestras, instructin...

S club volunteers add color to annual 5k run

S club volunteers add color to annual 5k run

Janelle Medrano, Editor

November 19, 2015


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Soroptimist Club members volunteered at the annual Color Run, also known as “The Happiest 5k on the Planet,” a 5-kilometer race focusing less on speed and more on fun with family and friends. Thousands of participants were doused in different colors of corn starch at each kilometer. S clu...

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