Yearly Archives: 2013

Midweek Cover Story Santa Shane

Shane Victorino eats, sleeps and dreams of baseball. So much so that, to this day, he has never surfed, which makes him an oddity of sorts among those he grew up with. No matter. Things have worked out. But after … Continue reading

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Hawaii 24/7 Intermediate Athletics pilot program launched

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie, Hawaii State Board of Education Member Keith Amemiya, Deputy Superintendent Ronn Nozoe, and community partners have announced a new Intermediate Athletics initiative aimed at increasing learning opportunities for seventh- and eighth-grade students. The program is … Continue reading

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Star Advertiser ‘Hardheaded kid’ softened with the help of 2 educators

Jowana Lobendahn and her two siblings were taken in by her maternal grandmother and aunt, who struggled unsuccessfully to keep the kids away from the area’s heavy gang influence. Read Original Post

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Star Advertiser Tia Stars in After-School Special

Actress Tia Carrere shares laughs while signing autographs for 6th thru 8th graders during a visit with students enrolled in the After-School All-Stars Hawaii program at Jarrett Middle School in Palolo. Read Original Post

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Midweek Bert’s All-Stars

A new program, After-School All-Stars, provides constructive and creative fun for middle-schoolers, and Bert Kobayashi is excited to help lead the way Standing in front of Dole Middle School in Kalihi brings back memories for Bert Kobayashi. He laughs as … Continue reading

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Hawaii Tribune Herald Isle after-school program celebrated

Some educators refer to it as “The Danger Zone.” It’s that period of time after middle school lets out, between 3 and 6 p.m., when kids with little or nothing to keep them occupied can fall through the cracks, said … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Steeler Will Allen to visit local, underprivileged students

      Dayton Daily News – January 29, 2013 DAYTON, OH – On Wednesday, January 30, students from two local schools will receive a special visit from Pittsburgh Steelers’ Safety, Will Allen. During his visit, The Wayne High School … Continue reading

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Will Allen, Ohio State football standout, to vist Dayton schools

    Dayton Business Journal – January 29, 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers’ Safety Will Allen plans to drop in on kids at two local schools on Wednesday. The Dayton native — who played football at Wayne High School and Ohio State University — will makes … Continue reading

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