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Senior gives scholarship finalists a run for the money

Senior gives scholarship finalists a run for the money

Shajaira Fiesta, Reporter

September 28, 2015


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Senior Phoebe Kirk, previously a finalist for the Positive Coaching Alliance Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship, has won the scholarship. Kirk has been a notable runner in cross country and track since middle school. Kirk wrote that her essay displayed excellence in Personal Mastery: Making oneself ...

First retreat of the year encourages friendships

Janelle Medrano, Reporter

September 25, 2015


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Sixth graders experienced their first class retreat at St. Anthony Retreat Center in Kalihi organized by the Living in Faith Experience (LIFE) team on Sept. 18. “A Pizza Friendship” was the theme of the retreat where students had a series of sessions and activities to unite them and deepen their...

Robotics team takes on trash challenge

Robotics team takes on trash challenge

Ashley Marie Lardizabal, Reporter

September 24, 2015


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The Academy’s lower school robotics team is on a mission to tackle the 2015 FLL Challenge, “Trash Trek.” “Trash Trek” asks students to research and investigate which type of trash is most commonly found in their communities. After doing so, the team will brainstorm several ways of disposing or re...

Administration changes dismissal time for high school

Administration changes dismissal time for high school

Frances Nicole Tabios, Reporter

September 21, 2015


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Because of traffic problems on Wednesdays, the administration has changed the dismissal time for high school students. The day has been extended by 15 minutes to allow fourth to sixth graders easier access to leaving campus at 1 p.m. and alleviate congestion in the lot. Head of School Betty Wh...

Academy commemorates 106th birthday

Academy commemorates 106th birthday

Janelle Medrano, Reporter

September 21, 2015


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Sacred Hearts Academy celebrated its 106th birthday with activities throughout the week culminating in a fun-filled assembly involving the the entire school. On Wednesday, the student council presented teachers with a variety of snacks as a way of thanking them for their hard work. During lunch...

Lower school students excel in summer reading challenge

Kelcie Ching, Reporter

September 17, 2015


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During the summer, 51 students from grades junior kindergarten to sixth grade participated in the Summer Reading Bingo Challenge. Students participated as a part of the Lower School library’s Read to Succeed program. The program gave students various challenges to complete over the summer t...

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