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JROTC emphasizes values of citizenship, leadership and self-discipline

JROTC emphasizes values of citizenship, leadership and self-discipline

Mariko Galton, Reporter

August 27, 2015


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The Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps  (JROTC) emphasizes the values of citizenship, leadership, personal responsibility and genuine accomplishment while increasing self-esteem and self-discipline and creating a sense of teamwork. The JROTC program teaches young men and women cadets life skills while prepar...

Band introduces dinner concert fundraiser

Zoierae Hill, Reporter

August 27, 2015


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The band is introducing a dinner concert fundraiser to raise funds for larger instruments such as timpanis and sousaphones, and food for events such as Marching Band Camp and the Carb Dinner. The Intermediate Band, Concert Band I-IV and Wind Ensemble will each put on a short program in the Clarenc...

Marching band changes requirements

Marching band changes requirements

Zoierae Hill, Reporter

August 27, 2015


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Beginning this year, marching band is no longer a requirement for Academy band students. Near the end of the last school year, a survey asked students if they would join the marching band if it was optional. It also asked if students were  interested in having a pep band instead of the marching band. ...

Students gain college experience during summer

Janelle Medrano, Reporter

August 27, 2015


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Six Academy students earned college credits for their participation in the Summer Scholar Program at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Students attended classes daily from 10:30 - 11:45 a.m. during the six-week period. Seniors Janette Bow-Keola, Mabel Cheng, Risa Hayashida and Malia Libby enrolle...

Physician symposium offered to Academy’s upperclassmen

Janelle Medrano, Reporter

August 26, 2015


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High school juniors and seniors have been invited to attend the 11th Annual Hawaii Future Physicians Symposium, sponsored by Dr. John Olkowski, owner of EyeSight Hawaii Vision Institute. The workshop will feature several of Hawaii’s prominent physicians who will discuss their medical specialities. In a...

Science department chair earns presidential recognition

Science department chair earns presidential recognition

Celine Isabelle Arnobit, Reporter

August 24, 2015


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Science department chair Erin Flynn was honored as one of 108 recipients of the 2015 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). The National Science Foundation (NSF) administers the PAEMST on behalf of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. ...

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