Sacred Hearts Academy  |   Honolulu, Hawaii

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Sacred Hearts Academy  |   Honolulu, Hawaii

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Sacred Hearts Academy  |   Honolulu, Hawaii

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Logan Motas

Logan Motas, Reporter

Senior Logan Motas helps in producing videos for the school's newspaper as well as for the Lancer morning news. She enjoys hiking, going to the beach and writing. Logan hopes to go to San Francisco State University to study film and cinema.

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Muscle Milk may not be as healthy as portrayed

Muscle Milk may not be as healthy as portrayed

May 13, 2013

At $4.19 for 14 ounces, Muscle Milk appeals to those trying to lose weight and gain muscle because it’s meant to sustain energy and control appetite...

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Home-made cleansers cheaper and healthier

Home-made cleansers cheaper and healthier

May 9, 2013

According to the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, one in three people suffers from allergies, asthma, sinusitis or bronchitis. One possible...

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Hapa haole music allowed popularization of Hawaiian music

Hapa haole music allowed popularization of Hawaiian music

May 9, 2013

Hawaiian songs were written solely in Hawaiian until a Broadway musical featuring Hawaiian musicians became a hit in 1912. Then, Hawaiian music slowly...

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Ceramic students make bowls for Empty Bowl Project

Ceramic students make bowls for Empty Bowl Project

April 8, 2013

Empty Bowl Project is an international effort to fight hunger that was started in Michigan in the 1990s. Local artists make bowls which are later filled...

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Advanced Placement classes worth challenge

Advanced Placement classes worth challenge

March 25, 2013

Advanced Placement (AP) courses are college-level classes available to high school students. Sacred Hearts Academy has eight different AP courses. AP...

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All-star junior athlete proves her mettle

All-star junior athlete proves her mettle

March 20, 2013

Participating in sports in high school can build character and help students learn time management, responsibility, how to prioritize work, good sportsmanship...

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Speech team wins at Maryknoll speech festival

Speech team wins at Maryknoll speech festival

February 28, 2013

Maryknoll School hosted the Maryknoll Middle School Speech Festival on Feb. 2, in which 20 Academy students competed. Other schools that participated were...

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Pope Benedict XVI steps down in unprecedented move

Pope Benedict XVI steps down in unprecedented move

February 28, 2013

Pope Benedict XVI, spiritual leader of 1.2 billion Roman Catholics, has stepped down today due to his age. This is the first time a Pope has retired in...

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Sacred Hearts Academy band spends spring break in Australia

Sacred Hearts Academy band spends spring break in Australia

February 22, 2013

The Sacred Hearts Academy band will spend spring break, Mar. 8-16, attending a clinic at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music at the University of Sydney,...

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Netflix wants to replace cable in households

Netflix wants to replace cable in households

February 15, 2013

Netflix, an online site which streams television and movies, has gained in popularity over the past four years. Netflix’s goal is to “disrupt the cable...

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Community service impacts students and those they help

Community service impacts students and those they help

February 15, 2013

Community service, a curricular requirement for Sacred Hearts Academy students, has proven to have positive impacts on those who do it. The purpose...

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Spanish classes listen to bilingual guest speakers

February 11, 2013

Juan Barrera, a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (ICU) licensed practical nurse for the United States Army, spoke to Spanish students on Jan. 28 about his...

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Junior Kindergarten goes on annual Foster Botanical Garden excursion

January 30, 2013

The Junior Kindergarten (JK) classes are set to attend a field trip to Foster Botanical Garden on Jan. 31. Students have been learning about living...

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Job interviews important part of hiring process

January 30, 2013

Job interviews are a way for employers to evaluate job applicants’ suitability, compatibility and appearance. Through this process, employers get a chance...

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Sophomore takes part in Pro Bowl pregame dance

Sophomore takes part in Pro Bowl pregame dance

January 24, 2013

Academy sophomore Sara Martell has won a spot in the pregame show for the Pro Bowl with her dance team, HiDef. The Pro Bowl is an all-star game hosted...

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Annual Alumnae Forum includes underclassmen

Annual Alumnae Forum includes underclassmen

January 18, 2013

Twenty-five recent graduates of Sacred Hearts Academy returned to speak to current students about college, tips on how to survive college and how to make...

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Sacred Hearts Academy band takes part in Waikiki Holiday Parade

Sacred Hearts Academy band takes part in Waikiki Holiday Parade

December 4, 2012

The Sacred Hearts Academy band participated in the Waikiki Holiday Parade, a parade that has been a tradition since 1998, on Nov. 23. The Waikiki Holiday...

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Aloha United Way fundraisers

Aloha United Way fundraisers

October 9, 2012

On Oct. 8-9 students will be able to wear any type of athletic shoes, including colored shoelaces, for $2.00. There will be contests for the most colorful...

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Sacred Hearts Academy places second in Aloha Festivals Floral Parade

Sacred Hearts Academy places second in Aloha Festivals Floral Parade

September 27, 2012

Sacred Hearts Academy’s band participated in the 66th Annual Aloha Festivals Floral Parade on Sept. 22, marching from Ala Moana Park to Kapiolani Park. The...

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Over 50 percent of computer users experience decline in eye ability

September 4, 2012

Over the past 50 years, more people have transferred to the quick, eco-friendly and easy-to-use computer. With many school textbooks going online and...

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