526 Seniors Set to Graduate June 15

A senior class of 526 students is preparing for graduation this June. This culminating event marks the end of high school, but the beginning of life to come as an adult. Of course, there is no shortage of events to celebrate. The Sadie Hawkins dance, where girls ask guys out, will be held on June 2. This is also the Senior Goodbye Dance. The event … Continue reading 526 Seniors Set to Graduate June 15

Kennedy Squads All Win Metro Titles

By Irene Lai & Zoe Le, Clarion Staff This has been a great season for JFK Track and Field team topped off last Friday when all three of our teams (Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls and Frosh/Soph Boys) won Metro league Team Championships at the Metro Finals held at Kennedy.   The Girl’s Varsity team won their fourth consecutive Metro League title. “This may be the first … Continue reading Kennedy Squads All Win Metro Titles

JFK Robotics Builds Way to Finals, Student Awarded High Honors

By David Yu, Clarion Staff Kennedy’s very own Robotics Team experienced a successful season this year. The team competed in three tournaments during the season. Their first tournament was the Sacramento Regional, which took place at UC Davis. Their second tournament was the Arizona Regional, which took place at Northern Arizona University, in Flagstaff. Their third and final tournament was in Idaho, at Boise State … Continue reading JFK Robotics Builds Way to Finals, Student Awarded High Honors

Art of The Graphic Novel Brings out Artist in Lee

By Aaron Soliz, Clarion Staff Freshman student Aphrodite Lee is one of Kennedy’s young, talented artists, and The Clarion is lucky enough to be able to feature some of her artwork in this issue.  Lee participates in many activities within John F. Kennedy, including JFK Band, Colorguard, and the PACE program. In addition, Lee is currently taking a 7th period class known as Art of … Continue reading Art of The Graphic Novel Brings out Artist in Lee

Kennedy Class of 2016 Senior Wills

Collected by Aryanna Zavala and Lisseth Aguilar, clarion staff As the seniors of John F. Kennedy graduate next month, some chose to leave behind their last will and testament. I, Irisa Zhang, will Sui Shan Chengs my dad’s chicken chow mein, Sharon Wong my IG stalking skills, Allan Lee my love (of Shibas), Riley Seid our “APUSH studying” Skype calls, Acqueline Liang my cheap mechanical … Continue reading Kennedy Class of 2016 Senior Wills

The Clarion Wayback Machine: 25 Years Ago

Published in the Kennedy Clarion April 26, 1991 Vandalism Costs at JFK “… as a result of all the vandalism done, bathrooms have been locked up and, next year, lockers will not be available to any of the students. Mr. Lee said, ‘The lockers are going to be taken out of the wall and thrown away.” Wasting our Time “Everyone has at least pondered why … Continue reading The Clarion Wayback Machine: 25 Years Ago

Vientos Restaurant

Restaurant Review By Camilla Huey & Mariela Medrano, Clarion Staff At first we thought that Vientos Mexican Cocina located near Greenhaven and Pocket Road was going to be a very Americanized Mexican restaurant, but we were totally wrong. Vientos is located in the Riverlake Village Shopping Center at 7600 Greenhaven Drive at the very south of the Pocket-Greenhaven area. From the moment we walked in … Continue reading Vientos Restaurant

Senior Project Promotes Free Access to Literature

  By Zoe Le, Clarion Staff With the rush around and hustle of life, it can be difficult to find easy ways to take a break and relax. One of the most common relaxing pastimes is sitting down with a good book for a few hours.   Modern technology allows people to easily look up and read just about any book they want to at … Continue reading Senior Project Promotes Free Access to Literature