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Marching band gets new exposure after a canceled parade

Marching band gets new exposure after a canceled parade

Shelby Mattos, News Editor, Reporter

December 18, 2017


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Every year, members of the Sacred Hearts Academy marching band spend months preparing for three major parades on Oahu. This year, however, students only had the opportunity to march in two. Due to bad weather in November, the 71st Veterans Day parade in Wahiawa was canceled. Members of the band ...

A spooky night at the Academy

A spooky night at the Academy

Grace Kim, Reporter

November 9, 2017


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Every year, Sacred Hearts Academy celebrates Halloween with Fright Night. Sponsored by the Sacred Hearts Academy Room Parent (SHARP) Board, the event offered many eateries, such as shave ice and ice cream. Attendees also enjoyed costume contests, games and a photo booth using picture frames designed by s...

Academy robotics teams up with local high schools to claim victory

Academy robotics teams up with local high schools to claim victory

Rebecca Meyer and Lucinda Hu

November 8, 2017


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Sacred Hearts Academy’s high school robotics team won first place at the 2017 North Shore VEX Tournament in September. The Academy partnered with Waialua High School and Pearl City High School. The tournament was located at Waialua High School, where teams competed for the top spot in order to get a s...

Journalism students go abroad

Journalism students go abroad

Shelby Mattos, News Editor, Reporter

November 7, 2017


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During Fall Break, a group of Sacred Hearts Academy students experienced a cultural exchange with women attending Hwa Nan Women’s College in the Fujian province of China. The seven students, alongside the Academy’s high school librarian Alyssa Okimoto, were tasked with documenting the trip throug...

Young ‘biologists’ work with garlic and coffee

Young ‘biologists’ work with garlic and coffee

Rebecca Meyer and Lucinda Hu

November 2, 2017


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Last week, Sacred Hearts Academy’s Advanced Placement Biology students began two experiments exploring the topics of, “Does rooting hormone increase mitosis in garlic root tips?" and “Does coffee really stunt growth?” In the first experiment, students split into small groups with three or four ...

Three Lanes and Seven Alleys

Three Lanes and Seven Alleys

Noe Nekotani, Opinions Editor, Reporter

November 1, 2017


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Set in the center of the urban city of Fuzhou, the capital of the Fujian province, is the ancient streets of Sanfang-Qixiang, which translates to “three lanes and seven alleys.” The buildings date back to the Tang (618-907) and Song (960-1279) Dynasties. Ka Leo reporters, along with their Chinese ...

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