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Amoreena Godoy

Amoreena Godoy

December 6, 2018


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Hey I'm Amoreena Godoy and I'm a senior at McKinley High. This is my first year as a Pinion reporter and I am excited to be a voice for McKinley Tigers. Aside from school, I enjoy going to the beach and performing. I have done four musicals at Kaimuki High School Performing Arts Center and have been...

Kevin Lee

Kevin Lee

December 6, 2018


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What is the accomplishment you are most proud or and why? I watched the NBA basketball game in the TV. Because I want them to win for their team. What is something that most of your teachers or classmates would be surprised to know? They will be surprised that I have a passion to watch wrestling. I...

Mari Faufata-Pedrina

Mari Faufata-Pedrina

November 8, 2018


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My name is Mari Faufata-Pedrina, and I am a senior this year. I am now 18 years old. I've been through many difficult things while growing up. I wanted to share the things that are important to me. I’ve had multiple surgeries since I was a baby. All the doctors that would stay overnight to watch a...

Ashanti Brown

Ashanti Brown

October 22, 2018


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Hi, my name is Ashanti Brown I'm a 9th grader my favorite accomplishment I did was riding the fireball at 50th state fair. I am proud that I did that because I'm afraid of heights and during that ride, you go up in the air and hang upside down for a couple of seconds. The three words that I think bes...

Hannah Rouillard

Hannah Rouillard

October 22, 2018


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I'm Hannah Rouillard.  I am a sophomore here in McKinley. When I am not in school or working for The Pinion, I like to go to the beach or spend time with friends. Some hobbies of mine are writing, drawing, playing guitar, working out, and eating food. I can speak more than one language. My first language...

Ryan Vanairsdale

Ryan Vanairsdale

October 22, 2018


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My name is Ryan Vanairsdale, and you should probably sound out my last name if you want to pronounce it. I am a head reporter for The Pinion. I am a freshman that is short and hyperactive. The games I play the most are CS:GO, and Geometry Dash. I look like what you would think of when you hear 'Minecraft'...

Trent Pham

Trent Pham

October 22, 2018


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Hi, my name is Trent Pham and I am a freshman at McKinley High School. I am a very lazy person and do homework sometimes but not always. My favorite excuse for not doing homework is "I forgot." If I were to ask people to describe me, the most common things that they would probably say are loud, which...

Thompson Wong

Thompson Wong

August 25, 2018


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My name is Thompson Wong and I am a senior at McKinley High School. This is my second and last year in newswriting, so I'm dedicated to helping The Pinion grow and be successful. You will be seeing new changes in the design towards the print issues, taking a more modern magazine approach. I enjoy reading...

Kelvin Ku

Kelvin Ku

August 25, 2018


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My name is Kelvin Ku and I am a Junior attending McKinley High School. My hobbies are reading and my favorite book is warlock of the magus world about a normal person from earth transported to another world. I joined newswriting because I liked reading and writing so I wanted to polish my writing skills....

Alexandria Buchanan

Alexandria Buchanan

August 25, 2018


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