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Teachers should be graded by students

Teachers should be graded by students

Alexandria Buchanan, reporter
September 27
Filed under Editorials

Until  graduation, we students are graded daily on the work we do, our attitudes, attendance and responsibility. The tables should be turned. Students should be able to grade their teachers. I’m sure everyone has had a teacher they couldn’t help but think, “How did you become a teacher?” When...

School should start later in the day

School should start later in the day

Eileen Wang, reporter
September 27
Filed under Editorials

McKinley High School starts at 8:10 a.m and ends around 3:00 p.m every school day. This time schedule is similar to what most public high schools have in Hawaii. The start time is too early; school should start later in the morning. Lack of sleep is bad for your health. If students have to wake up ear...

MHS should have student led classes

MHS should have student led classes

Aidan Sakaio, Reporter
September 16
Filed under Editorials

Students should be given the choice of having an elective class that is both run and managed by them and their fellow classmates. The subject that students study in that particular class should be left to the students to decide and agree on. Such a class is necessary for our students because it ca...

Tiger Tally: School

Tiger Tally: School

May 19
Filed under Editorials, Showcase

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Thank you from The Pinion staff

Thank you from The Pinion staff

May 13
Filed under Editorials

From being a part of The Pinion, I’ve learned the value of time and being a part of a team. Whenever the staff put together a paper, it was stressful and time was super limited because we would have to bring the paper to the printing press the next day. Working as team, however, made every stressful...

Are schools making robots?

Are schools making robots?

Karl Selga, section editor
April 18
Filed under Editorials

The school system can be compared to “factory farming”. I see schools as places where we the students are the livestock and we are drained of our creativity, individuality and free thinking ability. School is a place where all students can express their feelings toward certain topics as long as they...

Musically made for creative minds, but are some teens too creative?

Josephine Muniz, Section Editor
April 12
Filed under Editorials

  Musical.ly is a lip-syncing app for all ages that has been spreading around Instagram, Facebook and other social media apps. This app could be dangerous. . Users can choose any song to lip sync and dance to.  Many people choose popular songs. There are also dance trends that go viral. Users...

Future planning course: impactful or useless?

Future planning course: impactful or useless?

Sarah Kim, editor-in-chief
April 11
Filed under Editorials

According to the U.S. Department of Education, college graduates with a bachelor’s degree usually earn 66 percent more than those with only a high school diploma. The individuals with a bachelor’s degree are more likely to earn a career. Yet, are high schools preparing students enough for their future...

Donald Trump Poll

April 8
Filed under Editorials, Showcase

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Sports are dangerous

Sports are dangerous

Katie Jones, reporter
February 25
Filed under Editorials, Sports

From a young age, children are urged to play sports but some sports have a high risk rate for injuries. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 1.6 - 3.8 million sports related concussions occur in the United States each year. Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy is a disease that kills neuron...

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