The latest from Kaiser High School.
- Rising gas prices in the U.S.by Emma RainesSince the Russia- Ukraine war outbreak, gas prices have skyrocketed around the U.S. The average price nationally was $3.84 in the beginning of March; but within the first week, it went up approximately 27 cents.Continue reading “Rising gas prices in the U.S.”
- Hawaii COVID cases decreasingby petervahsenThroughout February and March, daily COVID-19 cases in Hawaii have been decreasing steadily. Whereas COVID cases were at several thousand per day in January, they are now down to around a hundred. This decrease inContinue reading “Hawaii COVID cases decreasing”
- Hawaii Loa Ridge murderby Madeleine SanOn April 8, a 23 year old man, Juan Tejedor Baron, has been arrested by Honolulu police on suspicion of second-degree murder, one count of first-degree theft, one count of first-degree theft of a vehicle,Continue reading “Hawaii Loa Ridge murder”
- Water contaminated at 350 times the safe level.by Hannah HanOn November 20, 2021, there was a jet fuel spill at a storage facility that contaminated the water making it 350 times above the safe drinking level. Around this time, the state health department firstContinue reading “Water contaminated at 350 times the safe level.”
- Omicron in schoolsby petervahsenOver the last month, the Omicron variant caused COVID-19 cases to surge. New daily cases in Hawaii have been in the thousands since the end of December. This affected all aspects of society, from travelContinue reading “Omicron in schools”
- The differences between COVID variantsby tyshibataThe Coronavirus pandemic has been going strong since 2020 and only last year have vaccines been made available. But recently there have been variants of COVID 19 popping up. The most prevalent are Omicron andContinue reading “The differences between COVID variants”
- Booster shot not being requiredby luke_benderGovernor Ige recently announced that a COVID-19 booster shot will not be required to be considered fully vaccinated. This regards his statement from January 24th in which Ige said a booster shot would have beenContinue reading “Booster shot not being required”
- Updated School Email Systemby luke_benderThe start of this new school year brought along many changes, one of the more mysterious regards being the school email addresses. The old emails, under the Kaiserhs domain, were replaced with a new batch,Continue reading “Updated School Email System”
- Student Body Leadership finishes origami crane mobileby Lienne TungOn April 14, the Kaiser Student Body Leadership (SB Leadership) completed the Origami Crane Mobile. This project marked Kaiser students’ and faculty members’ resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic. After about four months of planning, folding,Continue reading “Student Body Leadership finishes origami crane mobile”
- Over 50% students opted-outby Ingus StegisWhen Kaiser announced that students would be returning to school in person in the 3rd quarter, students were given the choice to recuse themselves from attending. Known as the “opt-out,” the option would allow studentsContinue reading “Over 50% students opted-out”
- The Kaiser community receives COVID-19 vaccinationsby Natalie ClayMore people in the Kaiser community have been receiving their COVID-19 vaccinations, including students, parents, and teachers. There is no clear number on how many teachers and students at Kaiser have gotten the vaccine, asContinue reading “The Kaiser community receives COVID-19 vaccinations”
- Prom 2021 is cancelledby skylrrayAs this difficult school year approaches its fourth quarter, students were disappointed to learn that prom has once again been canceled. Often one of the most anticipated occasions of high school, the decision has beenContinue reading “Prom 2021 is cancelled”
- First launch of two mass vaccination sites brings relief to Hawaiiby Lienne TungWith the recent launch of two mass vaccination sites – one at Pier 2 and the other at the Blaisdell Center – we can hope for the return to normalcy in our lives. On JanuaryContinue reading “First launch of two mass vaccination sites brings relief to Hawaii”
- Homecoming’s absence leaves heartbreakby Ingus StegisKaiser has officially canceled homecoming. Due to the continued COVID-19 pandemic, the Hawaii State Department of Education (DOE) announced in January the cancellation of all public school social events for the remainder of the year.Continue reading “Homecoming’s absence leaves heartbreak”
- Damage and graffiti at Kaiser High Schoolby Hannah HanOur school has been vandalized twice this school year. In November, an unidentified man skated onto school property at night and spray-painted profanities onto school buildings. On New Year’s Eve, a suspect fired half-a-dozen holesContinue reading “Damage and graffiti at Kaiser High School”
- Community contributes new thermometer against fight with COVID-19by Kera Ann NishimuraThe COVID pandemic has led to the creation of new rules and regulations, including temperature checks. If you’re coming onto campus, don’t forget to visit the office’s new heat sensor and sanitizing station. Installed byContinue reading “Community contributes new thermometer against fight with COVID-19”
- A safe Halloween for special education studentsby Kera Ann NishimuraThis past Halloween, the special education students found a way trick-or-treat safely: by gathering candy on campus. When the clock struck 11, the Cougars made their way to their first destination, awaiting a surprise atContinue reading “A safe Halloween for special education students”
- Cougar virtual talent show a roaring successby skylrrayThis year’s Talent Show was unlike any other. On December 4th, a video was posted to Youtube by user Kaiser Cougar titled “Kaiser High School Winter Assembly 2020.” In the video was Kaiser High School’sContinue reading “Cougar virtual talent show a roaring success”
- Surveying students’ plans for the holidaysby Mia KesslerIn total, 188 students were interviewed about their plans for the holidays. Graph 1 portrays the amount of student’s responses per grade level and the rest are based on their opinions and plans.
- Divided opinion on tourists’ returnby Lienne TungIn March, Governor David Ige had issued a statewide lockdown order in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Each and every person was required to stay at home, avoiding physical contact with friends and loved onesContinue reading “Divided opinion on tourists’ return”
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