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Upholding traditions

Upholding traditions

Aidan Sakaio, reporter

February 14, 2017


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Zootopia, place for predator and prey

Aidan Sakaio, reporter

January 18, 2017


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Zootopia is a movie about a rural rabbit, named Judy Hopps, who hopes to make a living as a cop in the big city of Zootopia. Since she was young, Judy Hopps aspired to live and work in the great city of Zootopia, where both predators and prey have put aside their differences and live in peace and harmony. ...

Disney’s Polynesian Princess, Moana, scores big

Disney’s Polynesian Princess, Moana, scores big

Kirt Choi, reporter

December 14, 2016


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I went to Windward Mall  to watch the long-anticipated Disney movie “Moana” on Nov. 25.  The ticket line stretched down the walkway into the mall. Everyone in the theater was making noise because they were eager for the movie to start. Once the movie started, everyone became quiet. Nobody move...

MHS due for an upgrade

Kirt Choi and Jaycee Paat, reporters

December 14, 2016


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McKinley High School needs to make a few adjustments. Starting with the duration of recess and lunch. Our recess lasts about fifteen minutes and lunch recess lasts around thirty minutes. It is not long enough. As stu- dents, we have a lot of energy so we can’t always wait until the end...

Tiger Time should be eliminated for students

Tiger Time should be eliminated for students

September 27, 2016


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Tiger Time is a mandatory study hall for students. The purpose was for everyone to finish work, retake tests, raise grades or maintain them. Tiger Time was created because graduation rates were low. It should be gotten rid of completely. Some students don’t take it seriously enough. Instead, they a...

Teachers should be graded by students

Teachers should be graded by students

Alexandria Buchanan, reporter

September 27, 2016


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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, 2016


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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, 2016


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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, 2016


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