By Aryanna Zavala, Clarion Staff On Monday, February 22, 2016, the Blood Drive was held in the small gym on our school campus. This drive was made possible by a group of seniors for their senior project. The point of this event was to have a way to provide the community with blood if it is ever needed in an emergency, Some people donate blood … Continue reading Blood Drive Brings Students Together
By Christopher Wong, Chief Editor Poetry has a special ability to captivate you and speak to the mind no matter how many times you hear it, just how Kaitlyn Kui has managed to deliver an astonishing performance again in the county-level Poetry Out Loud competition. The competition was held on February 4 at Rosemont High School. The stakes were even higher this time, as there were … Continue reading Kaitlyn Kui Mesmerizes Again
By Savannah Vang, Clarion Staff On February 13th, an art auction event titled Hearts for Humanity was hosted by Donald Joseph Inc., an architectural firm in the Land Park area of Sacramento. The numerous artworks presented at the auction were from students of John. F Kennedy High School that had competed in their art classes to be chosen for this event. As a result, students … Continue reading Art That Will Touch the Heart
By Savannah Vang, Clarion staff Over the President’s day weekend, students were able to enjoy themselves at the Winter Ball held February 13 at Library Galleria in Downtown Sacramento. Many students had a great time with their friends dancing, talking and having photos taken at the photo booth. Couples had a great time dancing, spending time with each other, and getting couple photos by the … Continue reading Winter Ball Steals the Night
By David Yu, Copy Editor The concept of teenage love is everywhere in today’s culture. From books and movies, such as John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars, to music, such as Justin Bieber’s Baby there really is no medium that hasn’t featured teenage love at least once. However, teenage love is overrated and often times outright irresponsible. The most famous example of this is … Continue reading Teen Trap: Young Love
By: Savannah Perry, Clarion staff It is a time honored practice, an expectation of sorts for teenagers as they reach their prime. Urged on by the engaging Nickolas Sparks films and the frilly love stories blanketing Barnes and Noble like a safety blanket, teenage love is a time honored tradition that has been supported by generations, each reminiscing over their epic summer romance or their … Continue reading Teenage Love: Fact or Fiction?
In last week’s February 4, 2016 edition of The Pocket News, Editor Monica Stark wrote a lengthy cover story about the re-emergence of The Clarion @ JFK this school year. Read the digital version of the printed piece here. Continue reading JFK Clarion Covered by Local Press