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Does Size Matter?

September 24, 2018


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Does the size of a school make a difference? How does the size of the school affect learning environments? Some people like our schools big and some people like our schools small. In my opinion i would rather have a bigger school because they are more people to socialize with. But other people...

How do you feel about the new bell schedule?

Arwen Hasegawa, Reporter

September 24, 2018


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In the beginning of the year, we had a different bell schedule. Not a lot of people like it and it was also confusing at first. This is how our bell schedule is. The first week, on Monday it's odd periods. ( 1,3,5,7 ). Then Tuesday is odd, Wednesday is even, Thursday is odd, then Friday is even. Then...

Cheerleading, Sport or Not?

Donna Botelho, Reporter

September 24, 2018


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Surprisingly enough, this has been a debate between students at Kohala High School for the longest time. If cheerleading constitutes as a sport or not. Cheerleading normally consists of a team of girls cheering on a sports team with chants and physical activity to preform stunts. This is what cheerleaders...

New alternating Monday schedule

Kailee Paro, Reporter

September 20, 2018


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The new alternating Monday schedule seems to be confusing some students sometimes, especially when we don't have school on Mondays.  In my opinion, I think the new schedule is way more of a relief than having all 7 classes the first day back to school. When we had an ordinary Monday, students got...

Should teachers be more lenient or strict?

Kailee Paro, Reporter

September 20, 2018


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There are a lot of good factors and bad factors to both a lenient or strict teacher.  Some students consider a more lenient teacher, some students consider a more strict teacher. Having a lenient teacher can create a more calm and easy environment, helping kids focus and have a balanced mentality....

Should class times be shortened?

Kailee Paro, Reporter

September 13, 2018


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There are some students in Kohala High School that feel like class time is way too long.  They believe sitting in a classroom for an hour and 20 minutes gives them a difficult time focusing in class because there is very few movement for them. Students love to move around, but teachers do not like...

Improve The School: Teacher Edition

Donna Botelho, Reporter

September 13, 2018


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Teachers at Kohala High School have different opinions about how we could improve the quality of life at the school for the students. Teachers who have been here longer might have differing opinions than teachers that are new about the different methods of how we could improve the school. Some teachers...

How Do Veteran Players Feel About New Players?

Donna Botelho, Reporter

September 7, 2018


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Football, Volleyball, Cross Country and Cheerleading, all sports that are going to start within the following weeks and months and new players are bound to be joining each of the teams, hoping to help their team "Rise to the Challenge!" However, how do our "Veteran" players, so to speak, feel about the...

Why All the Bad News?

Gillian Ward, Reporter

September 4, 2018


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As I sat in my "Arts and Communication" class on the third day of school I began to dread having the class. One thing I detest most is the news, and now I am expected to report it. Personally, I do not like the news because the majority of what we see on the news is negative, and with many channels...

Why are schools open in the Puna district?

Damian Maria, Reporter

May 29, 2018


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I know you’ve all heard about the lava flow in the Puna area, but did you know that the schools in the Puna district are still open? Indeed they are; I have relatives that go to Pahoa High and I think it is ridiculous that they kept the schools open. When knowing that having the school open puts the...

What a disaster! Oahu and Kaua’i hit hard by rains.

Damian Maria, Reporter

April 23, 2018


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As you all know, Oahu has been getting hit hard from the past rainy days. From the news, “Two days after torrential rain flooded the area, the clean up continues in many in the hardest hit areas of East Oahu,” many houses where lost or damaged and others were flooded. A man named Jamie Ramirez an...

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

Sierra Shaw, Reporter

April 19, 2018


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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...

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