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‘Tis with Hearts Full of Pride

Jasmine Oguma, Editor

May 2, 2017


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Upon returning to school after spring break, some may have noticed the new attraction. Along the ramp wall in front of the patio, is a new mural. ‘Tis with hearts full of pride is the main theme of the piece and is also accompanied by activities done at Roosevelt: band, JROTC, mathematics, and footb...

Senior Field Trip at Wet’n’Wild

April 23, 2017


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Senior Field Trip is at Wet’n’Wild Hawaii on Mon, May 15. Tickets to attend are $40 each, and ticket sales are from Thurs, April 27 to Fri, April 28 during lunch in front of A118. On the day of, check-in is at Roosevelt at 9:00 a.m., and the bus will depart promptly at 9:30 a.m. Lunch is ...

Parade of Bands

Lakota Nguyen

April 6, 2017


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On Thursday, April 6, Parade of Bands will take place in Roosevelt High School’s auditorium from 4:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. This annual event is not actually a parade, but a showcase and a festival-like event for high school band programs around the island. It is also not a competition; the bands are sc...

Science Olympiad Brief

Kayla Gonzalez, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017


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Congratulations to seniors Roshani Jha and Willy Chang for winning the gold medal in the state finals Disease Detective event at the Hawai’i State Science Olympiad during March 4th and 5th, 2017. The Roosevelt team consisted of seniors: Roshani Jha, Willy Chang, Bryan Kitsu, Chun Ho (Ben) Wong, Shaw...

Spirit Week

Kayla Gonzalez, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


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Schedule for Spirit Week Monday (3/6): Monster’s University - Wear any apparel with a (real) college/university name on it Tuesday (3/7): Sleeping Beauties - Pajama wear; dress code appropriate only Wednesday (3/8): Disney Day - Wear any Disney apparel Thursday (3/9): Class Colors Day - Wear yo...

What seniors are doing on ACT Day

Meilin Quinn

February 27, 2017


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On Tuesday, February 28, while underclassmen are taking the ACT Explore and ACT exams, seniors are in the auditorium. Seniors will watch Moana (2017) and a second movie. The second movie will be voted on, and the options include Up (2009), Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), and Alice Through the L...

Teacher Rally for Higher Wages

Imari Olipani, Editor

February 16, 2017


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While students were relaxing during the holiday on Monday, thousands of Hawaii teachers were busy marching to the state capitol. The teachers began the march at Blaisdell Center, and peacefully made their way to the capitol where a rally was held on higher wages and more funding. The rally was the biggest ever organized by HSTA. ...

Cancelled Courses

Lahela Delaney, Editor

February 13, 2017


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Administration recently released the courses that will be cancelled in the 2017-2018 school year. Next year’s cancelled courses include: Film as Art A/B, News Writing, Theater Craft, and Japanese 5. The official announcement can be found on the door to the registrar’s office. If you need additional ...

American Apparel Closing

American Apparel Closing

Meilin Quinn

January 13, 2017


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American Apparel, famous for its provocative advertisements and overpriced poly/cotton blends, has just been bought at an auction for $88 million by Canada’s Gildan Activewear. Gildan plans to close the brand’s Los Angeles factories—laying off over 3,500 workers—and its 110 remaining U.S. stor...

Project Grad

Lexus Sagisi, Staff Writer

December 15, 2016


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Project grad is an overnight party for seniors that is 100% drug and alcohol free, and Roosevelt was the first public school in the state to organize one. Each senior class goes to different locations and with that the expectations for class of 2016 were set high.   “I kind of knew bef...

Ward Warehouse closing

Meilin Quinn

December 13, 2016


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  After 41 years of running, Ward Warehouse will be torn down this summer to make way for the erection of a luxury high-rise building. Nearly 45 stores and restaurants will be affected and could be asked to move out as early as July 1, 2017. Developer Howard Hughes Corp. will be moving forward with its plan...

Magical Beasts Take Over New York City

Jasmine Oguma, Editor

December 6, 2016


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Harry Potter fans celebrated as J.K. Rowling’s “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” hit the big screen. The movie was a hit, bringing back her wizarding world. David Yates, who directed the last four Harry Potter films, brought the magical book guide to life with a dark plot circling our ...

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