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The Hate U Give; by far the realist book written

The Hate U Give; by far the realist book written

Sierra Shaw, Reporter

April 19, 2018

The Hate U Give is a book written by  black author Angie Thomas. The book takes place in the poor black neighborhood and the school she attends, which is a suburban prep school outside of her neighborhood. After the main character  witnesses her childhood best friend get shot by a white cop, everythi...

Students aren’t motivated in School; here’s why

Sierra Shaw, Reporter

April 19, 2018

Of course when you ask a student  between the ages of 12 and 18 if they like school, majority of them will jump on the bandwagon of, "oh my gosh I hate school; I hate having to get up early 5 days a week to go to a place I don't even want to go to." Six hours a day, five days a week, for 13 whole...

Are Schools Teaching Students Effectively?

Sierra Shaw, Reporter

April 19, 2018

I've been in public schools for 11 years, majority of that time spent here at Kohala High School. For every year, 5 days a week, 6 hours a day, I was told to sit at a desk and listen to someone talk about something that goes in one ear and comes out the other. Of course in Kindergarten-5th grade it was...

No School This Friday; Do Not Show Up!

Sierra Shaw, Reporter

February 20, 2018

On Friday February 23rd 2018, there will be no school for the students so do not show up to campus! Friday is Teacher PD Day, which means the only people that must make an appearance on friday is the teachers! Wohoo for three day weekends!

Whats in store for this new year; upcoming events!

Sierra Shaw, Reporter

January 23, 2018

As the new year of 2018 gets kicked off heres what to expect this year, the super blue moon eclipse, the Winter Olympics, and mars closest approach to the earth since 2003. The Super Blue Moon Eclipse is the second full moon in one month, on January 31 2018 the moon will create a mix of a lunar eclipse,...

After missile scare on Saturday, what is Hawaii doing to prepare for the next alarm that won’t be sent by accident?

Sierra Shaw, Reporter

January 18, 2018

Saturday, January 13, 2018 at approximately 8:07 in the morning a  ballistic missile warning was sent to  almost every phone in the state of Hawaii that read "BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER THIS IS NOT A DRILL." The fact that the notification said "THIS IS NOT A...

Are High School Classes Benefiting Students’ Futures?

Sierra Shaw, Reporter

December 12, 2017

I am going to graduate in less than 2 years and I have never been taught how to apply for college,  how to mortgage a house, or even how to take out a loan. Those are the things that schools should be teaching us. There is a finance class at Kohala High school but it is an elective, aka NOT REQUIRED...

Winter week is almost here!

Sierra Shaw, Reporter

November 7, 2017

Winter week is a week in December where the school participates in winter like activities. Over this week there will be a tree decorating contest (fake trees) and a winter lip-sync, with more activities will coming into play the closer we get to the week. Dates for the week have not been set yet but...

Makeups for picture taking is right around the corner

Sierra Shaw, Reporter

October 17, 2017

If you didn't like you're recent school picture, makeups for picture taking will be on October 20 Friday in the library. Forms are available in the office. Seniors come to room 34 (Mrs.Hoy) to make your appointment time that morning for when underclassmen are complete.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month; what you can do to contribute to the awareness

Sierra Shaw, Reporter

October 3, 2017

October is breast cancer awareness month. About 1 in every 8 women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. To show your support to those who have fought against and are currently fighting against breast cancer, wear pink to school every Wednesday this...

Proposed Dress-Code Policy; What they think VS. what we think

October 2, 2017

Recently the teachers and some of the staff of the school gathered for a meeting to discuss a new dress code policy, this was the outcome. (See photo below) The new dress code made very clear that anything you wear must cover certain body parts AT ALL TIMES which include: buttocks, breasts, nipples,...

War between Trump and Kim Jong-Un leaves innocent people caught in crossfire

Sierra Shaw, Reporter

September 28, 2017

Recently a war of words broke out between the President of the United States and the Chairman of the Workers Party of North Korea. This "war" clearly hasn't begun to be lethal but we are not far from a physical war breaking out. Anyone with a clear state of mind can confirm that this conflict is between...

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