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Ballistic missile threat sends Hawaii into a state of fear

Ballistic missile threat sends Hawaii into a state of fear

Shelby Mattos, News Editor, Reporter

January 13, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On Saturday, many Hawaii residents woke to a ballistic missile threat alert, which was sent to their mobile devices by Hawaii's Emergency Management Agency. About 30 minutes later, another alert was issued, stating that the threat alert was an error and that there was no danger to the state. Gov....

Winter ball embraces sisterhood with policy change

Winter ball embraces sisterhood with policy change

Shelby Mattos, News Editor, Reporter

January 4, 2018


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This year, all-girls school Sacred Hearts Academy parted from a longstanding tradition by allowing students to bring female guests to Winter Ball. The policy change was created to promote a stronger bond of sisterhood, administrators say, but few took advantage of the change. Out of the more than...

A win for the Iconic Alert Squad

A win for the Iconic Alert Squad

Grace Kim, Reporter

December 26, 2017


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Sacred Hearts Academy’s lower school robotics team is best in the state. The Iconic Alert Squad, otherwise known as the Lower School First Lego League (FLL) robotics team, placed first at the Kalani District Tournament in November. They will be the only school to represent Hawaii at the 2018 FLL W...

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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...

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