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High School Athletics vs College Athletics

Denae Rivera, Reporter

May 28, 2014

Chances are you played a youth sport as a kid; the odds are undeniably in favor of that. Many American kids will probably play an organized sport during their childhood and a small percentage of them will go on to play in high school. Those who played in high school will have an even smaller percentage...

PROCRASTINATION

Denae Rivera, Reporter

May 20, 2014

Procrastination: The act or habit of putting off or delaying something requiring immediate attention. Are you a procrastinator? Procrastinating because you have poor time management skills? Hmm, lets just face the fact that the truth is you don't want to think about thinking. Scrambling at the last ...

Softball State Championships 2014!

Softball State Championships 2014!

Denae Rivera, Reporter

May 15, 2014

Receiving third-place for the second year, and qualifying for the Hawaii High School Athletic Association tournament for the fifth year in a row, the Cowgirls softball team headed to Oahu to play in the state championships. A one week "stay-cation" was far from what the young softball team had. Flying...

Senior Ditch Day?

Denae Rivera, Reporter

May 4, 2014

Friday, May, 2, 2014 - With the weekend literally a day away students can feel the weekend coming on. They can't wait to get out of school, especially the Senior class of 2014!  No seniors were to be found in school today with the exception of a few. Inside information has been given that the class...

Cowgirls Softball Goes to STATES!

Cowgirls Softball Goes to STATES!

Denae Rivera, Reporter

April 24, 2014

April 23, 2014 - With the tension already building on the field between Kohala and Honoka'a, the game scene had already been set. Before the game started the crowd came and surrounded the fence of the softball field. On the left side Kohala fans sat ready to cheer on their team, along with the Cowgirls...

16 Year Old Wheels to Mau’i From San Jose!

Denae Rivera, Reporter

April 24, 2014

Sunday, April 20, 2014 - A 16-year-old hopped the fence at San Jose International Airport after an argument with his family and squeezed into the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines flight bound for Maui, where he awoke confused but unharmed about five hours later. The teen stowaway survived freezing...

Crazy Day for Cowgirls Softball!

Denae Rivera, Reporter

April 21, 2014

April, 19, 2014 - The softball team headed to Kamehameha Schools Kea'au campus to play a double-header playoff game. The hectic day started at 7:00 a.m. when the Cowgirls leaped on the bus and began their journey all the way to Kea'au. The first playoff game was scheduled for 11 a.m. and the second,...

Under Age Drinking

Denae Rivera, Reporter

April 15, 2014

Kids are experimenting with alcohol at earlier ages than ever before. Slightly more than half of young adults in the U.S. between the ages of 12 and 20 have consumed alcohol at least once. Teens are more vulnerable to addiction because their need for pleasure reaches adult proportions well before their...

Drugs, Drugs, Drugs

Denae Rivera, Reporter

April 15, 2014

The United States, including Hawai'i, is struggling with prescription drug abuse along with other life threatening drugs. This hasn't been a huge issue in the past...however, things are getting a little out of hand as we speak. The sad thing about this is more and more teens are becoming the targeted...

Jeter’s Last MLB Season

Denae Rivera, Reporter

April 4, 2014

The well-known Major League Baseball team, "New York Yankees" will be soon loosing 36 year old Hall of Famer Short-stop Derek Jeter. Jeter has chosen to resign from the team after this year's season is over. He believes it's "his time to live the other half of his life." (http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/mlb/2014/02/19/derek-jeter-to-retire-after-2014-season-addressed-media/5607175/) Jeter’s...

Yearbook Sales

Denae Rivera, Reporter

March 13, 2014

The annual yearbook sales have started! Get your yearbooks today! Better yet, before third quarter ends! Prices are at only $60 right as we speak! If you haven't purchased a Kohala High yearbook than get to it! Don't miss out on all the fun memories you've made in the 2013-2014 school year! You can...

Where Is The “Child” In Children?

Denae Rivera, Reporter

March 13, 2014

It's always been an issue with children wanting to grow up, but why so fast these days? "Tweens" aka children between the ages of eight and twelve are turning into teens way faster than usual. They are catching on to teen trends, attitudes, and behavior. Parents have been trying to keep their kids,...

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