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Month: November 2015

The Pros and Cons of Student Testing

By Crystal Chan, Clarion Staff Finals, tests, quizzes, and exams. When many students hear any of these words, they probably start groaning from the stress caused by them. Why is it […]

Artist Spotlight: Lauren Akabori

By Natassia Aleman-Teweles, Clarion Contributor Lauren Akabori, a senior here at Kennedy, has been chosen November’s Artist Spotlight of the Month.   She started doing art at a young age; her […]

New B-MAD Club

By Makayla Smith and Myiah Murray Clarion Contributors Are you African- American with something to say? B-MAD, which stands for Blacks Making A Difference, is a club that simply doesn’t […]

Should the SCUSD Move Our Calendars Back?

By Christopher Wong, Chief Editor Recently, we all set our clocks back an hour, but a new district decision could cause our entire school district to move our schedule’s back […]

Trick or Treat: Too old or never old enough?

By Savannah Perry and Maya Vargas, Clarion Staff As high-schoolers, we have reached that awkward age where we want to go out and receive the candy we have been provided since childhood […]

Movie Review: The Martian Red Fever

By Brandon Sayareh and David Yu, Clarion Contributors The Martian mixes wit, science, ingenuity, and disco to create an enthralling movie set on the red planet of Mars. Matt Damon […]

A Night to Remember

By Dominic Larsen, Assistant Editor A large turnout of over 600 students attended JFK’s Homecoming Dance Oct 24. Homecoming is always a big deal in a high school, especially at […]

The Clarion Wayback Machine: 40 years ago

Published in the Kennedy Clarion, November 7, 1975 Band-Aids planned (actual headline) Kennedy student government approved two fundraising events for the Kennedy Marching Band and Color Guard. Besides performing before […]

Year-round v. Traditional Schools

By Timothy Curry, Clarion Contributor There are several advantages and disadvantages to both traditional schools as well as to year round schools. According to Huffington post “Students in both systems have […]

The Clarion Rises from the Ashes

By Christopher Wong Chief Editor Kennedy has a newspaper? Yes, the rumors are true. When I got the newspaper club started last year, I didn’t have much to work with. […]