Kennedy Clarion Distributed on Campus Oct 21

The first issue for the 2016-2017 school year was distributed on campus on October 21. Breanna Thomas, Clarion Staff, photographed an unidentified Kennedy student taking a newspaper out of one of the Clarion’s two news boxes on campus. Pick up the current issue at news boxes (in front of Auditorium and Counseling Office) and also on news racks located in the Kennedy Library, Administrative Office and Room B12. Continue reading Kennedy Clarion Distributed on Campus Oct 21

Three New Kennedy Staff Featured

by Valentina Duong, Clarion Staff Mrs. Emelina Emaas – Science Teacher Before she went into the teaching profession forty-two years ago, Mrs. Emelina Emaas was an independent, hardworking twenty-year old woman soldier connected to the Philippines Army. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree, she served two years in the Woman’s Auxiliary Training Corp (WATC) and then immigrated to the United States in 2002 by the … Continue reading Three New Kennedy Staff Featured

The World According to Sly

By Christopher Wong, Chief Editor The Clarion had the opportunity to talk to one of Kennedy’s longest-serving campus monitors, Sly Shelton to help answer often-asked questions from students on our campus about what we can and cannot do. What are the rules? How can we know when we’re about to break one of those rules? Earl E. Skidaddle, 12th grade: I heard all Sacramento City schools are closed … Continue reading The World According to Sly

Cougars Maul Warriors at Homecoming Game

  By Cameron Cowling, Clarion Staff Last Friday, JFK’s varsity Cougars won against Hiram Johnson with a final score of 44-0. Our senior quarterback, Earl Averette, got a passer rating of 141.1, a well above average performance. He also passed to Avery Runner 6 times, getting 112 yards and 2 touchdowns. Coach Costa believes their record of 5-2 in the league will “definitely get [the … Continue reading Cougars Maul Warriors at Homecoming Game

Women’s Volleyball Set for Win

By Adrianna Iorio, Clarion Staff As JFK Women’s Volleyball season draws to an exciting close, all players continue to display amazing performances on the court. Despite the hardships and tough competitors, our Varsity team perseveres through. The team has once again secured a spot in the Metro League, currently (at the time of writing) holding a 15-9 overall record, and a 10-0 in their division. … Continue reading Women’s Volleyball Set for Win

JFK Water Polo Returns to the Pool

By Aaron Soliz and Dominic J Larsen, Clarion Staff John F. Kennedy houses a pool and several aquatic sports teams. One of those teams is water polo. The coach, Mr. Derek Perkins, is in his second year of coaching Kennedy’s men’s and women’s teams. His athletes often praise him, swimmer Joseph Samosa states “Our coach is very good at his job and is always trying … Continue reading JFK Water Polo Returns to the Pool