Sacred Hearts Academy  |   Honolulu, Hawaii

Ka Leo

Sacred Hearts Academy  |   Honolulu, Hawaii

Ka Leo

Sacred Hearts Academy  |   Honolulu, Hawaii

Ka Leo

Rochell Ann Agapay

Rochell Ann Agapay, Reporter

Rochell Ann Agapay is a first-year Journalism student and currently a junior at Sacred Hearts Academy. In her free time, Rochell likes to take pictures of nearly everything--whether it is of food, of nature or of a breathtaking scenic view. Being a student journalist means being able to inform readers about current issues through various types of media. She looks forward to being apart of Ka Leo and finding ways for the student body to get more involved with its student newspaper.

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Finding affordable prom dresses

April 19, 2017

The night of prom is a date that high school students circle on their calendars. From hair and make-up to gown and accessories, it takes time to get that...

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Chen jumps 15 feet and four inches, placing third in the long jump event.

Lancers advance to states after invitational meet

April 10, 2017

A few of Sacred Hearts Academy’s track and field athletes participated in the Ruby Tuesday’s Hawaii Invitational Meet at Punahou School this weekend. A...

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Papahana Kualoa provides cultural service opportunity

Papahana Kualoa provides cultural service opportunity

March 28, 2017

Before spring break, Sacred Hearts Academy juniors gave back to the community by way of the land. As part of their annual community service day, the...

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The Academys Hawaiian Chant and Dance students after a long day at the Lei O Lanikuhonua Hula Festival.

Connecting through Hawaiian culture

March 15, 2017

Last month, hundreds of students from across the state celebrated Hawaiian culture and dance through the annual Lei O Lanikuhonua Hula Festival. The...

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The SAT is a national exam taken by high school students as a prerequisite for college. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Students prepare for standardized tests

March 15, 2017

When applying to a college, the Scholastic Aptitude Tests (SAT) and American College Tests (ACT) are huge factors in determining college acceptance.   Last...

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Academy freshman Alena Schenk keeps the ball away from the Waianae defender during the HHSAA Division II state tournament earlier this month.  Photos courtesy of Divino Pazcoguin.

Varsity soccer battles it out in state tourney

February 27, 2017

The Sacred Hearts Academy varsity soccer team recently participated in the Hawaii High School Athletic Association (HHSAA) Division II state tournament. “I...

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Literature of Food students enjoy a potluck, as a way for food to bring a sense of unity within each other.

Learning literature through food

February 16, 2017

This year, for the first time ever, students at Sacred Hearts Academy were able to learn about literature by way of their taste buds. Literature of...

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Tumacder helping senior Sydney Chock prepare for an upcoming cybersecurity competition.

Alumna tackles world of cybersecurity

January 24, 2017

Kristen Tumacder, a 2015 Sacred Hearts Academy graduate, has been prospering in the cybersecurity world. Tumacder was recently elected as a member...

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Academy brings Kalikimaka cheer

Academy brings Kalikimaka cheer

December 6, 2016

It’s that time of year again–when Hawaiian language and dance students bring holiday cheer to the Academy–through the annual Aloha Kalikimaka performance. The...

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Chance the Rapper will perform in Honolulu on Jan. 7 and 8. Photo Courtesy: Static Flickr

Big-name artists to perform in the islands

November 29, 2016

During the holiday season this year, Hawaii music lovers are being gifted with big-name music shows, which are already sold out. Artists Jhené Aiko,...

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High school students spent the day with their grandparents during the Academy’s annual Grandparents Day event.

Grandparents Day ‘never gets old’

November 22, 2016

High school students at Sacred Hearts Academy brought their grandparents to school earlier this month, for the annual celebration of Grandparents Day....

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Canned food drive inspires giving

Canned food drive inspires giving

November 8, 2016

Every year, in the spirit of giving, Sacred Hearts Academy hosts its annual canned food drive to give to those in need. This year’s drive goes from Nov....

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Bringing hula to Waikiki

November 8, 2016

Sacred Hearts Academy students are sharing the gift of hula with the community, as they perform in Waikiki throughout the month of October. Students...

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Juniors and seniors of AP U.S. History and AP Government classes participate in the Academy’s first-ever Constitution Camp.
Photos taken by Pamela Lino

Collaborating over the Constitution

October 14, 2016

Students at Sacred Hearts Academy participated in the school’s first-ever Constitution Camp earlier this month. The camp brought together both the...

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The Academy’s JV cheerleaders celebrate after getting first place in the first ILH cheer competition of the year earlier this month. Photo Courtesy- Augie T

JV cheer makes Lancer history

October 14, 2016

Sacred Hearts Academy’s junior varsity cheerleaders made school history after placing first in the Interscholastic League of Honolulu (ILH)’s annual...

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Juniors Rochell Agapay and Hi‘ialo Apo with their freshman “little sister,” Mickayla Baniaga, for Mini Monday.

Freshman Initiation: As Told by a Big Sister

September 29, 2016

Sacred Hearts Academy just wrapped up Freshman Initiation Week, when freshmen are officially welcomed to the high school. It’s an exciting time of year...

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[Video] Happy 107th Birthday, Sacred Hearts Academy!

September 15, 2016

Click on the video above and watch an audio slideshow put together from the 107th Sacred Hearts Academy Birthday Assembly. Check out this video recap...

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Junior Mahealani Sims-Tulba reads her book to second grader Leilani Freitas. Its Okay To Be Different depicts a story of how one bird overcomes bullying. Photo by Rochell Ann Agapay.

Student fights bullying with nonprofit

September 14, 2016

As a victim of bullying, Academy junior Mahealani Sims-Tulba looks to tell her own story and make an impact on Hawaii's youth. She’s doing this through...

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