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  • Patcho Wins Radford’s Teacher of the Year Award

    Patcho Wins Radford’s Teacher of the Year Award

    The RamPage, Staff

    March 17, 2017

    With only five years of teaching experience, Career Technical Education teacher Kapuni Patcho has demonstrated the qualities and earned the award for Radford’s 2017 Teacher of the Year. The award goes to individuals that are nominated by their peers and are seen as positive influences to their studen...

    Career Technical Education teacher Kapuni Patcho works alongside his Papa La’au students on a designated Malama Aina day where his students are required to clean up the land. Together, they removed weeds, cut and trimmed grass, and cleared out dead leaves on a designated area on campus. Patcho was nominated and voted by his colleagues for this year’s Radford Teacher of the Year award. “I believe we have some incredible teachers and we all deserve this award,” he said. Photo by Gabriel Rodriguez

  • Rams Prepare for WASC Visit

    Rams Prepare for WASC Visit

    The RamPage, Staff

    February 3, 2017

    By The RamPage Radford High School hosts a multitude of guests throughout the year, but eyes will focus on a special group’s visit on Feb. 6 - Feb. 9.  Members representing Western Association of Schools and Colleges will be on campus to examine the school’s self-study process to provide quality...

    Physics students Arianna Gaskins (12), Kriztofer Caraang (12), Angela Peralta (12), and Mitchell Gawlik (12) investigate the concept of roller coasters to learn about mechanical energy and conservation of energy. Through a self-study process, teachers are involved in making sure that students are engaged and learning. “Physics is a fun, hands on class where we can do a lot of formative assessment to ensure our students are understanding the concepts,” science teacher Teresa Williams said.

  • Swim Team Pushes Selves to Improve

    Swim Team Pushes Selves to Improve

    Kate Seed, Reporter

    February 2, 2017

    Members on Radford’s swim team require not only skills, but dedication. Luckily, the team has motivated players who work hard and prepare for success by practicing for up to three hours a day, six days a week and compete in meets in between. “Coach Kevin [Arakaki] is throwing out some hard practices to...

    Nathaniel Gartner (11) puts in up to three hours a day, six days a week of swimming practices. Gartner began swimming competitively in seventh grade and continues to push himself to “drop some more time.”

  • Rams Find Forever Friendships

    Rams Find Forever Friendships

    Alexia Gardner, Reporter

    February 2, 2017

    Enduring friendships at Radford are usually short-lived because a third of the student body moves away each year, yet that doesn’t stop individuals from meeting and keeping their forever best friends. Sophomores Madeline Kellett and Anna Fuller have been friends for over a year after working together...

    eniors Madison McHenry joins her best friend Jada Moody for a birthday celebration. McHenry and Moody have been best friends since 7th grade. Moody said that the duo are opposites, but “we complement each other,” McHenry said.

  • Statewide Transition Centers Address Transient Population

    Statewide Transition Centers Address Transient Population

    Adaliah Collins and Alexa Conrad, Editors

    February 2, 2017

    Radford High School’s campus boasts a global community of ethnicities and nationalities, but more than that, a diversity of cultures, opinions, lifestyles, and experiences are found among the 1200-plus student body. New students enroll from around the nation, Europe and Asia, and most of them are chi...

    Transition Center student facilitator Fallon Villarreal (12) lead a session on improving the center at a recent MYAC meeting.

Elaina Bolanos, Reporter

October 1, 2017

Navy Junior ROTC instructor Commander Harrison DePondiccello is new to teaching, with two months in and counting.  He is originally from Long Island, New York and graduated at the...

Komeiji Joins Redford

October 1, 2017

Mahina Komeiji, who has been teaching for 10 years, taught a...

Kawasaki Sees Potential in Students

October 1, 2017

Meet Chanel Kawasaki, a Mililani High School graduate, who has experience working in both elementary and high schools. It may be ...

Komeiji Brings Experience to Classroom

September 28, 2017

Mahina Komeiji, who has been teaching for 10 years,...

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Alexa Conrad, Editor

March 17, 2017

Our society is constantly transitioning to accept a higher quality of life through new technologies, yet some of us are left to wonder how this affects our generation. How...

Rams Find Love on Campus

March 17, 2017

It is a common sight at Radford to see the halls rampant with couples showing their affection, indiscreetly and discretely, with...

Social Media Users Urged to Block Bullies

February 2, 2017

Many believe cyber-bullying is a personal problem with a quick solution: block the bully. However, cyber-bullying is rampant when...

Yoks Relaxes After 32 Years

Yoks Relaxes After 32 Years

February 2, 2017

Career Technical Education teacher Lane Yokoyama spent over three decades in the classroom. Over the years, he taught Agr...

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Is depression a devastating disorder?

Alexia Gardner, Editor

November 22, 2017

I am someone who was diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) after being admitted into a hospital for Suicidal Ideation. As a result of my recent experience, it is clear that my mental illness should be taken more seriously by teenagers and adults, alike. Depression is a serious mental illness and should be taken as such. It really is more than just ‘being sad....

Climate Change affects ocean’s rise

Kate Seed, Editor

November 22, 2017

In 2016, a record of 8.9 million visitors used their leisure time to enjoy and explore the dream vacation spot of Hawaii. Visitors can explore dozens of attractions with  its famous beaches, hikes, and the ever so iconic luaus. In fact, visitors spend around $11.4 billion each year, making tourism the state’s largest employer. Hawaii’s isolated zone has not been greatl...

Planned Parenthood Protects Women

Alexia Gardner, Kate Seed

November 22, 2017

President Donald Trump often spoke of defunding Planned Parenthood during his campaign and Vice President Mike Pence repeatedly introduced legislation that would ban abortion-providing entities during his time in Congress, but the terror of the war on women truly struck when America elected these men to run our country. It is unfortunate that our President, as well as many conservati...

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