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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...

Soroptimist Club gains behind-the-scenes view of television

Soroptimist Club gains behind-the-scenes view of television

Janelle Medrano, Editor

November 10, 2015


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Soroptimist Club members took a field trip to the Hawaii News Now television station in Honolulu where they learned about television programming and the three sister networks, KGMB, KHNL and KFVE. Students had an inside look at an actual newscast watching the 5 p.m. news with anchors Chris Tanaka and S...

Veterans day parade to feature Academy band

Veterans day parade to feature Academy band

Zoierae Hill, News Editor

November 10, 2015


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Sacred Hearts Academy’s band will perform in the Veterans Day parade on Wednesday, Nov. 11,  in Wahiawa. The Aloha Week parade organization now requires bands to pay for a ribbon for each participant, including parents marching with the band. Academy band director Keith Higaki believes the pay...

OUR club shares Halloween with housing residents

OUR club shares Halloween with housing residents

Janelle Medrano, Editor

November 5, 2015


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The Outreach, Unity and Renewal Club (OUR club) has hosted holiday parties for Loliana Hale, a transitional housing shelter for families, for more than 30 years. On Oct. 29 club members threw the annual Halloween party for the children living at Loliana Hale. The nine students did face paintin...

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 ...

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