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High-schoolers get UH head start

    Students Jazz Kalingasan, above left, Bria Blount, Karen Cayme and Tiana Clark listen to a lecture by history teacher Keith Knuuti, left, at Waipahu High School. As part of the Running Start program offered at the school, the students will receive high school credit and three college credits for passing the course. PHOTOS BY DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
    120823-9339 CTY SCHOOL Waipahu High School offers Running Start classes on its campus and hopes to grow the number of classes offered in the coming school year. The Running Start program offers students a way to earn college credit while still in high school. This is a history class taught by Keith Knuuti that has nine students (8 seniors, 1 junior). The students get 3 credits to apply to college and 1 high school course credit. Listening to the lecture is (l-r) Jazz Kalingasan, Bria Blount, Karen Cayme (front middle) and Tiana Clark. They are listening on how one might explain why mankind switched from hunter and gatherers to agricultural based society. PHOTO BY DENNIS ODA. AUG. 23, 2012.

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