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The Pinion

Tiger Tally#2

November 6, 2015


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Giving back vs. forced labor

Giving back vs. forced labor

Sarah Kim, Josephine Muniz, and Katie Jones

October 26, 2015


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When a teacher announces to his or her class that they have lunch duty, how do the students react? Is cafeteria duty necessary for our school? According to the State of Hawaii's Board of Education, cafeteria duty is required for all Hawaiian public schools to provide students with nutritional meals,...

Survey: Should McKinley High School change its name?

Survey: Should McKinley High School change its name?

Alika Valdez, guest writer

September 20, 2015


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Struggles between sleep and school

Sarah Kim, editor

September 17, 2015


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According to sleepfoundation.org, teenagers need to have at least 8 to 10 hours of sleep each night to function properly, yet a study showed that only 14.4 percent of high schools started at 8:30 a.m. or later. Among the states that did not have one school that began at 8:30 a.m. or later was Hawaii. ...

Assistant Secretary of the Army visits McKinley JROTC program

Assistant Secretary of the Army visits McKinley JROTC program

Max Higa, guest writer

September 17, 2015


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On Thursday August 24th the Assistant Secretary of the Army, The Honorable Ms. Debra Wada, came to visit McKinley High School and our “Tiger” Battalion. Her job description reads like an encyclopedia so we asked her to tell us in simple terms what her job is. She said “I am responsible for all...

Student perspective changes on Siri

Student perspective changes on Siri

Josephine Muniz, reporter

September 9, 2015


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 5,000 pounds of metal collapsed on him while fixing his car, leaving eighteen year old Sam Ray almost helpless. While fixing his car, a jack fell loose, causing Ray to be crushed by the heavyweight metal. It could've been the end, but he heard a voice. No, not a human voice. A voice that turned out ...

Okamura relates to student

Okamura relates to student

Josephine Muniz, Reporter

September 9, 2015


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         Have you ever stepped on the oval  and felt guilty about it? Ever wanted to achieve a huge goal in life ? Have a strong love for pizza? Principal Ron Okamura answered  all these questions and many more,  in an interview with The Pinion staff.      St...

Principal shows true character

Principal shows true character

James Deguinon, reporter

September 4, 2015


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As McKinley High School’s 150th celebration continues, there is one staff in this school that is just as human as the students. He’s been here for eight years and he’s been guiding his students at least everyday to help them make sure they all graduate on time and get their dream career as th...

150 years of McKinley Pride

150 years of McKinley Pride

Josephine Muniz, reporter

August 20, 2015


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Balloons. Joyous people. Energetic Cheerleaders. Colors waving. Smiling teachers. Pure pride. All this, and much more was represented at McKinley High School’s 150th welcome back assembly. Everyone, from students to staff got up on their feet dancing to the newest hottest songs. Big, black and g...

Spirit Roars 150

Spirit Roars 150

James Deguinon, reporter

August 18, 2015


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Roar!!! Crash!!! Boom!!! Bang!!!  A McKinley Tiger here. A Mckinley Tiger there.  This year McKinley High School celebrates their 150th year. It was August 7, 2015.  In the beginning, the student council introduced themselves to the freshmen and everyone else who didn’t knew who they were. ...

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