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Sacred Hearts Academy  |   Honolulu, Hawaii

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Sacred Hearts Academy  |   Honolulu, Hawaii

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Academy junior Carlee Marcello playing Minecraft. She found time to pick up streaming as a hobby during the pandemic. Photos courtesy of Carlee Marcello.

More streamers ‘go live’ during pandemic

Jaime Tumbaga, Staff Reporter
December 16, 2021

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, more people tune into streaming content online, from watching video game matches to esports tournaments. For Sacred...

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(From left to right) Juniors Maya Chizer, Isabella Savea, Mari Oyer and Selah Lipman practice social distancing during one of their breaks. They wear face shields as they eat. Photo by Moriah Gilmore.

Campus vs. Online: The pros and cons for Academy students

Moriah Gilmore
January 12, 2021

When Sacred Hearts Academy’s campus re-opened in September, families had two choices: to continue their daughters with distance learning or to send them...

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New teachers share insight on teaching during a pandemic

New teachers share insight on teaching during a pandemic

Isabella Savea
January 8, 2021

New teachers at Sacred Hearts Academy have been transitioning smoothly amid changes brought on by the global COVID-19 pandemic. Teachers say focusing on...

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Sacred Hearts Academy students and teachers helped plant 10,000 trees at Gunstock Ranch in Kahuku. The initiative is part of the Carbon Neutrality Challenge, which aims to make Hawaii the first carbon-neutral state. Photo courtesy of Camilo Mora.

Taking steps toward a zero carbon footprint

Noe Nekotani, Opinions Editor, Webmaster, Reporter
February 25, 2020

For Sacred Hearts Academy sophomore Ella blu Pakele to offset her own carbon emissions, she’d need to plant 12 trees. And that’s exactly what she did...

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Guests enjoy live music and dishes prepared by Chef Marc Anthony Frieiberg of Landmarc Catering. All photos by Ella Pakele and Brianne Ishihara.

Masses raise glasses to pay for students’ classes

Ella blu Pakele and Brianne Ishihara
October 15, 2019

Laughter surrounded the Sacred Hearts Academy campus a few weeks ago, as the smell of food and wine wafted through the air. The third annual Academy Uncorked...

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Academy students take a trip to the State Capitol

Academy students take a trip to the State Capitol

Rebecca Meyer, Features and Sports Editor, Reporter
May 9, 2019

The Sacred Hearts Academy cheer team and Girls Got Grit program (GGG) visited the Hawaii State Capitol this weekend to be recognized by and meet Gov....

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Dr. Scott Schroeder made his official public appearance to Sacred Hearts Academy as the new Head of School following current Head of School, Betty White’s retirement in a special morning assembly on Feb. 28 2019. Photo by Rebecca Meyer.

Academy welcomes new Head of School

Rebecca Meyer , Features and Sports Editor, Reporter
March 1, 2019

Sacred Hearts Academy students gathered yesterday for a special morning assembly announcing new Head of School Dr. Scott Schroeder. He replaces Betty White,...

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(Left to right) Academy students Dilbul Floyd, Agnes Brown and Jessica Medrano advocated against flavored tobacco products with colorful signage and art at the Hawaii State Capitol. They are part of the Coalition for a Tobacco Free Hawaii (CTFH)’s youth council, which helped introduce bills proposing a ban on such products. Photo courtesy of Agnes Brown.

Youth push for statewide ban on flavored tobacco products

Shelby Mattos and Noe Nekotani
February 28, 2019

In an effort to end the sale of flavored tobacco products in Hawaii, Sacred Hearts Academy students helped decorate the Hawaii State Capitol lawn with...

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Students show off their talent at SHA’s Got Talent

Students show off their talent at SHA’s Got Talent

Kirsten Aoyagi, Reporter
February 20, 2019

Sacred Hearts Academy held its first-ever talent show recently in an effort to add variety to the usual school assemblies. Instead of student and faculty...

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Seniors taking part in advisory and listening to their peers share their ideas on how they want their division to be remembered as. Photo courtesy of Ragelle Lumapas.

Academy students start the school year with the implementation of advisory

Ragelle Lumapas, Reporter
October 23, 2018

Sacred Hearts Academy recently implemented a new advisory program in place of homeroom for grades seven through 12. Advisory occurs on Tuesdays, Wednesdays...

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Students buy food at the Academy’s Student Center, where several menu items have been added this year. Photo by Rebecca Meyer.

Student Center makes new menu changes for a new school year

Rebecca Meyer, Features and Sports Editor, Reporter
October 4, 2018

Poke bowls and loco mocos are new additions to Sacred Hearts Academy’s lunch menu. “We began to make changes at last year’s second semester, (but)...

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Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was recently chosen to be the face for the Nike “Just Do it” campaign. Photo courtesy of Flickr.

Nike campaign sparks debate among social media users

Rebecca Meyer , Features and Sports Editor, Reporter
September 26, 2018

Popular shoe brand Nike is under fire for its latest advertisement debut featuring former San Francisco 49er’s quarterback Colin Kaepernick. As a part...

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Sacred Hearts Academy is home to 22 PWH scholarship recipients, who attended the annual PWH retreat led by Program Counselor Cleo Eubanks and was joined by Head of School Betty White. Photo courtesy of Cleo Eubanks.

Academy PWH scholarship recipients celebrate annual retreat

Rebecca Meyer , Features and Sports Editor, Reporter
September 12, 2018

On Aug. 16, while many students were spending their four-day weekend at the beach or at home with family, Sacred Hearts Academy’s Perseverance-Hope-Wisdom...

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Sacred Hearts Academy and other schools around the state close due to category 4 Hurricane Lane. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows the track of the hurricane set to hit Oahu this weekend. Photo courtesy of NOAA.

BREAKING NEWS: Academy to close due to Hurricane Lane

Shelby Mattos, News Editor and Reporter
August 22, 2018

Sacred Hearts Academy will be closed tomorrow and Friday due to approaching category 4 Hurricane Lane, expected to hit the state tomorrow. Head of School...

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On Wednesday, seniors wore ABC Store themed clothing and enjoyed shave ice from Kona Ice.

Seniors enjoy a blast from the past

Lucinda Hu and Shelby Mattos
April 25, 2018

Seniors had a blast from the past for their senior week. Each day of the week had a different theme but the same purpose, which was to reward students...

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