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Okano Focuses on Helping Students, Teachers

Hanh Pham, Editor

October 3, 2014

Meri Okano is one of three curriculum coordinators at the school. Okano’s career is centered around helping students, and although she misses “teaching students directly,” she is still “helping them indirectly as I work wi...

Former Musician Discovers Passion in Teaching

Duncan Rodda, Sam Kinnard, Reporters

October 3, 2014

Allison Baine was a Naval Musician playing the French Horn when she realized her true passion. Baine said that she always knew she was going to be a teacher. “I just assumed I would be a music teacher. While I was in the...

Cavallaro Joins Navy JROTC

Staff, Reporters

October 3, 2014

Paul Cavallaro recently retired from the US Navy, after 24 and a half years as a nuclear trained  supervisor and mechanical operator, and joins the school’s Navy JROTC program. Cavallaro has a son who graduated from Radford...

Former Marine Fights Substance Abuse at School

Staff, Reporters

September 23, 2014

Steve Prince assists students with their substance abuse problems though the school’s Teen CARE program. He said that he has “always had a passion for helping people,” which is why he was “drawn to the substance abuse...

Chong Finds Purpose in Teaching

Staff, Reporters

September 23, 2014

While he may be new to Radford High School, Charles Chong's teaching career began almost two decades ago at Aliamanu Middle School.  Since then, his resume includes schools in Oregon and Arizona, and now, he's returned to Hawaii...

Matsumoto Joins Faculty

Staff, Reporters

September 19, 2014

Julie Matsumoto is the school’s newest library assistant. Prior to coming to Radford, Matsumoto worked at a Leeward district school library and taught for nine years at Aliamanu Elementary. Outside of work, her hobbies...

Hanna Brings Perspective to Military Population

Erika Purseglove, Reporter

September 16, 2014

Along with the new school year came several new teachers, such as Radford’s newest Spanish I and II teacher, Jennifer Hanna. While this is Hanna’s first year teaching in a school, she has seven years of experience in the...

Finley Values Rams’ Diversity

Algeo Rosario, Editor

September 16, 2014

English inclusion and resource teacher Jennifer Finley gets in her daily exercise when she travels to and from four separate classrooms on campus. Finley said that she enjoys teaching in the short time she’s been at the school. “I...

Trainer Leaves Field for Classroom

Sam Kinnard, Reporter

September 9, 2014

A former athletic trainer swapped his climate-controlled training room to begin his first year in a sweltering high school classroom. Science teacher Garvin Tsuji worked as the school’s athletic trainer for the past 17 years....

Nakata Encourages Rams to Chase Dreams

Alexa Conrad, Reporter

September 3, 2014

Students are not the only new faces to campus. Take Edward Nakata, who is new to the school’s math department. Before joining the school, Nakata taught math for two years at Castle High School, after working as a full time...

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