LEADERSHIP: IT'S NOT ABOUT REWARDS; IT'S DOING WHAT IS RIGHT EVEN IF NO ONE ELSE ACKNOWLEDGES YOU!

Photo by S. Pang

MOANALUA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT ACTIVITIES: "PUT OTHERS BEFORE YOURSELF!"

(L-R): Suzanne Tran, SA President; Kane Ruiz, SCC Representative 2; Chris Pham, SA Clerk; Brandon Mendoza, SA Treasurer; Miah Emerson, Junior Class President; Ryan Fielding, Senior Class President; Kayla Gurtiza, SA Recording Secretary; Vivian Hui, SA Corresponding Secretary; Dwight Joo, SA Vice President; Arista Arii, Sophomore Class President; Jack Schwab, HSSC Representative; Nathan Smith, Freshman Class President; and Kristen Yamate, SCC Representative 1.

The Moanalua High School Executive Council is made up of thirteen volunteers. VOLUNTEERS! While officers are elected, they choose to run knowing that if they win, there is no physical reward, no letter grade, no incentive other than the pure satisfaction of doing a good job and representing the student body. At times, we achieve great success while at other times, we achieve somewhat less, but it is always a learning process. While we can take away much satisfaction from doing a good job, we can also learn from mistakes and try to better ourselves the next time. And so, at the end of our terms, while we do not earn a credit, a letter grade or even a certificate of achievement proving our accomplishments, we can take away the self-satisfaction in knowing that we did our best for the students, school and community, and that positive experience is something we can really use as contributing adult members of society.

Saturday

2/1: WHAT'S YOUR INTEREST?

Following the PEP Assembly is our bi-annual Career Fair.  It is held every odd year so that each grade level sees it twice.  As always, the fair featured a multitude of professions and displays, hoping that students can find something they might like.  Of course, the usual popular professions filled up fast:  mortician (yes, really), pediatrician, nurse, veterinarian, and flight attendant.  Thank you counseling staff for this helpful and popular event!

Sooo, it's empty, right?

UH anyone?

Fitness guys are....FIT!

Chef, did you bring any samples?

Nursing....where are the boys?

Can anyone guess what THIS is?

EMT to the rescue!