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What’s Next Seniors?

Jonard Asencion, reporter

April 18, 2019

There comes a point in every high school senior's life, when reality starts to hit and they remember everything they've done up until now.  As they walk down those halls, go in and out of those classrooms and hangout at their favorite spots one last time. Even when remembering the good times, they constantly...

Kohala High School’s “expose” account causes harm

Kailee Paro, Reporter

April 18, 2019

Just a couple of days ago, an issue occurred about an "expose" Instagram account for people to spread rumors and make false accusations about certain students here at our school.  What made it more disturbing is the fact that teachers were brought into these assumptions, and students here like the feeling...

Winning Through Popular Vote Alone

Jonard Asencion, Reporter

April 15, 2019

U.S. Senator Brian Schatz, along with several other Democrats, has recently introduced a new constitutional amendment that would rid the Electoral College system, allowing presidents to be elected through popular vote alone (HNN 1). Senator Schatz states that, "No one's vote should count for more based...

Stress growing for high school students

Kailee Paro, Reporter

March 25, 2019

From freshman to senior year in high school, stress for every student is not getting easier.  The reason for stress to develop so quick is because every high school student in Kohala has to worry about PTP, their senior project, which is already a handful of work, and also managing their time keeping...

Should age groups be separated on the school bus?

Gillian Ward, Reporter

March 14, 2019

I am a senior in high school, and when I see kids anywhere, I love to witness their wonderful innocence. Children and their wellbeing and minds are very important to me, no matter whose they are. So when I ride the bus, and I see high school students sitting with elementary students, it makes me uneasy. The...

Senior Project in a Nutshell

March 14, 2019

As a senior of Kohala High School, we are given the assignment of working on Senior Project. Our Senior Project must revolve around giving back to the community according to my own understanding. However, over the course of the years, many past seniors can agree how difficult this project was. Although...

Don’t Give Your Kids Phones

Gillian Ward

March 11, 2019

Children's innocence and LIVES stolen by electronics.

Is struggle essential to happiness?

Kailee Paro, Reporter

February 21, 2019

When life brings you struggles, it also brings you lessons, as in to learn what you're most strong at and what you're most weak at.  In reality, there will be many times when you feel that some situations are too difficult, but I think of it as a lesson that life wouldn't give me if it knew I couldn't...

Attendance became a big problem in school

Kailee Paro, Reporter

February 11, 2019

There have been a lot of students who don't come to school this year, or just come to school late thinking that it won't affect them in any way.  There is a solution that can possibly decrease the number of students that miss school and don't come on time. Ive heard some students complain that we...

Do students still cheat on tests?

Kailee Paro, Reporter

February 11, 2019

Does cheating on tests really benefit students? There is students in specific classes that still try to cheat on their test, making a cheat sheet when the teacher didn't allow it, or copying off of someone you know will probably get a good score. Cheating will not help, and I am guilty for doing that...

Students should have a say in what they feel

Kailee Paro, Reporter

February 5, 2019

Students should have a right to say what feels right and wrong for them.  For example, I respect the school guidelines when it comes to electronics, I understand what certain teachers expect once I walk into their classroom.  One day, I had my phone during recess, the bell rang so I walked to my class....

Why is school not healthy for us?

Zaline Perez, Reporter

January 25, 2019

School isn't healthy for us because 1.the school puts us in a place where we feel uncomfortable 2. schools puts us in a place where we have no one to talk to about of personal life because the adults at our school only listens to us and says "ok" then goes around to all the teachers and starts talking...

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