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Ka Leo

Sacred Hearts Academy  |   Honolulu, Hawaii

Ka Leo

Sacred Hearts Academy  |   Honolulu, Hawaii

Ka Leo

Victoria Chang

Victoria Chang, Reporter

Victoria Chang is a teacher’s assistant at Punahou Dance School, teaches dance at the Performing Arts Center of Kapolei and is a member of the National Honor Society. Victoria has attended Sacred Hearts Academy since Junior Kindergarten.
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Parent Organization sells Keiki Day newspaper

Parent Organization sells Keiki Day newspaper

May 13, 2013

The Honolulu Star Advertiser’s Keiki Day contest asked students to create art projects or write short essays that addressed this year’s theme of “Happy...

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Academy Ka Leo triumphs in competition

Academy Ka Leo triumphs in competition

April 30, 2013

Sacred Hearts Academy’s student newspaper, Ka Leo, recently won Best Web Site in the online division and third place Best-in-State in the online division...

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Student directors present A Night of Fairy Tales

Student directors present ‘A Night of Fairy Tales’

April 25, 2013

Kyle Kakuno, the director of Sacred Hearts’ recent play, “Little Mermaid,” conducted a student directors’ internship program for Academy students...

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Solitude benefits personal growth

Solitude benefits personal growth

April 12, 2013

Alone time is important. It  can be as simple as sitting in a room and listening to music, going on a run to clear the mind, or curling up on a couch...

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National Honor Society benefits members and community

April 3, 2013

Members of the National Honor Society (NHS) are required to perform community service for the Academy each school year. Events such as the Science Symposium,...

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Good work ethic proves vital to success

March 21, 2013

A good work ethic is important to reaching one’s highest potential. Whether it’s school or extracurricular activities, developing a good work ethic...

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Academys Parent Board sponsors family movie day

Academy’s Parent Board sponsors family movie day

February 6, 2013

The Academy's Parent Organization will sponsor an exclusive showing of Disney's newest movie, "Oz: The Great and Powerful" at Ward Theaters on Mar. 9 at...

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Simple substitutions prove attainable

January 28, 2013

With the new year recently begun, many have made new year's resolutions to be healthier and lose weight. Although this popular resolution fails more often...

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Economics students score in stock market competition

January 28, 2013

Sacred Hearts Academy’s Economic classes participated in this year’s Hawaii Council on Economic Education’s Hawaii Stock Market Simulation (SMS)....

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Solar panels new addition on Academy campus

Solar panels new addition on Academy campus

January 18, 2013

Sacred Hearts Academy students, faculty and staff assembled in the gym for a presentation by the Hawaiian Solar Energy Company on Dec. 10 for information...

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Distractions cause fatal consequences for teen drivers

Distractions cause fatal consequences for teen drivers

January 18, 2013

Driving is a major milestone in teenagers' lives, greeted with much excitement and anticipation. Once driver's education is finished and the driver's test...

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Les Miserables opens on Christmas Day

‘Les Miserables’ opens on Christmas Day

December 18, 2012

"To love another person is to see the face of God" is a line from the musical, 'Les Miserables." This well known story about the human condition sends...

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Diamond Head Theatres production of Annie features Academy students

Diamond Head Theatre’s production of ‘Annie’ features Academy students

December 14, 2012

Diamond Head Theatre's current production, "Annie," features Academy students as vivacious, comedic orphans. The titular character, Annie, is played...

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Low voter participation reflects apathy and lack of responsibility

Low voter participation reflects apathy and lack of responsibility

November 29, 2012

In the 2008 presidential election, 64 percent of eligible, registered Americans voted according to statisticbrain.com. This means that the other 36 percent...

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Sacred Hearts Academy honors Grandparents

Sacred Hearts Academy honors Grandparents

November 16, 2012

Grandparents' Days this year will be on Nov. 19 for the lower school and Nov. 20 for the high school. Both days will feature photos of grandparents with...

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Biennial Winter Ball takes place on winter solstice

October 31, 2012

The biennial Winter Ball will take place at the Japanese Cultural Center on Dec. 21, the winter solstice, which is the longest night of the year. "Our...

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Reasonable goals allow greater, attainable success

October 3, 2012

Although setting goals is important to achieving success in any endeavor, it is also important to set reasonable goals. Young women at the Academy are...

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YWCA teen board members register seniors to vote

YWCA teen board members register seniors to vote

September 28, 2012

The Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) is dedicated to "eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity...

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The Last Lecture provides inspirational messages for all

‘The Last Lecture’ provides inspirational messages for all

September 27, 2012

Carnegie Mellon University computer science professor, Randy Pausch, wrote a little lecture that turned out to be a grand and inspirational phenomenon....

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Good manners still prove to be relevant

Good manners still prove to be relevant

September 14, 2012

Parents constantly remind their children to be respectful and show good manners. As children mature, one would think that lessons taught them as children...

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Academy’s Annual Gala provides scholarships for students

September 5, 2012

The 17th Annual Scholarship Gala takes place on Sept. 28 at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel. Alumnae to be honored include Kathy Dolim Bow, '71; Irene Dung...

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Over scheduling can develop health issues and poor work habits

May 9, 2012

Students of all ages are busy with school, sports, extracurricular activities, community service and other responsibilities. Too often students want to...

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National Honor Society inducts new members in annual ceremony

National Honor Society inducts new members in annual ceremony

April 27, 2012

The National Honor Society (NHS) had its annual induction ceremony on Mar.16. Acceptance into NHS is no easy feat. Along with solid academics, leadership...

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Saint Louis School presents High School Musical featuring students from Sacred Hearts Academy.

‘High School Musical Jr.” featured Academy students

April 17, 2012

Saint Louis School mounted the production of "High School Musical Jr." that cast Saint Louis boys and girls from schools around the island. Several Sacred...

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Extra-curricular activities prove vital to being well-rounded

April 12, 2012

Preparation for college does not only entail good grades and test scores, but also having a life outside the classroom. Colleges pay attention to students'...

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Juniors transition into upperclassmen

Juniors transition into upperclassmen

April 10, 2012

The Junior Ring Ceremony was held on Mar. 22 in the chapel, commemorating the progression from underclassmen to upperclassmen. The evening began with...

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Intermediate speech team is victorious throughout the year

Intermediate speech team is victorious throughout the year

March 20, 2012

The Academy's Intermediate Speech team has been incredibly successful throughout the school year. Comprised of mostly fifth and sixth graders, the team...

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Water is essential to healthy life

Water is essential to healthy life

February 8, 2012

Water is a clean, simple way to hydrate. It is an essential part of a person’s diet and is vital to being healthy. Recently, flavored waters such...

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Reality television provides unrealistic, but melodramatic, escape from real life

Reality television provides unrealistic, but melodramatic, escape from real life

February 8, 2012

Reality television is a popular genre on television today. Although such shows air throughout the day, primetime is the most notable. Primetime shows...

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Holiday movie, New Years Eve sends hopeful message

Holiday movie, “New Year’s Eve” sends hopeful message

February 8, 2012

Lea Michele, Zac Efron, Ashton Kutcher, Abigail Breslin and Jake T. Austin, star in the movie "New Year's Eve," which successfully lifts viewers' spirits. "New...

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Good communication allows for a better learning environment

December 15, 2011

Good communication between students and teachers is essential to creating a healthy, stable learning environment. Students who have good relationships...

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Creative gifts provide thoughtful sentiments for Family and Friends

December 15, 2011

With the struggling economy, Christmas presents for friends and family are challenging. With creative ideas, however, gifts can be inexpensive, yet memorable. Most...

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Drive-ins in Hawaii still prove popular

Drive-ins in Hawaii still prove popular

November 28, 2011

The popular Food Network show, "Diners, Drive-Ins' and Dives," shines the spotlight on local favorites around local favorites around the country. The popularity...

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Sophomore Kaena Kekoa excels in performing arts

Sophomore Kaena Kekoa excels in performing arts

November 28, 2011

Sacred Hearts Academy has many students who share their extraordinary talents with the community. Sophomore Kaena Kekoa participates in Liturgical Corps...

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Student body president exemplifies determination

Student body president exemplifies determination

November 2, 2011

Sacred Hearts Academy's Student Body President, senior Jiaxin Lin, is an inspiration to all who meet and work with her. She exemplifies hard work, independence,...

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Preventing illness during flu season

November 1, 2011

Preventing the flu is essential to keeping healthy. Especially during the flu season, it is critical to take all the precautions. More than 36,000 people...

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Sacred Hearts Academy presents Disneys Mulan Jr.

Sacred Hearts Academy presents Disney’s ‘Mulan Jr.’

October 7, 2011

Sacred Hearts Academy's fall drama production will be Disney's "Mulan Jr." Many will recognize the story from the 1998 Disney film of the same name. Songs...

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Food Network influences American food culture

Food Network influences American food culture

October 6, 2011

The original Food Network was not what it is today. In 1993, the Food Network was founded by Reese Schonfeld. The TV Food Network was its original name,...

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