Holiday of the Week: With April Showers Come May Flowers (and Trees)

By Dominic J Larsen, News Editor “Each generation takes the Earth as a trustee. We ought to bequeath to posterity as many forests and orchards, as we have exhausted and consumed.” – J. Sterling Morton. Today, Friday, April 28, 2017, is Arbor Day, a day dedicated to the importance of trees and planting new ones. Arbor Day can trace its “fruitful” history to Nebraska City, … Continue reading Holiday of the Week: With April Showers Come May Flowers (and Trees)

Month-Long Student Art Celebration Culminates in Art Assembly

By Natassia Aleman-Teweles, Clarion Business Manager March 2017 was a month of promoting art and art education in the United States; over a thousand schools participated including Kennedy. To top off the month-long promotions John F. Kennedy High School held an art assembly for all the art students on March 24. The event began when students were welcomed into the auditorium by a brief performance … Continue reading Month-Long Student Art Celebration Culminates in Art Assembly

Spaghetti Strap-Clad Students Claim Second Amendment “Right to Bare Arms”

By Topher Rong, Italian Noodle Expert Thursday, March 30th, students protested the district’s ban on spaghetti straps, claiming that the Second Amendment guarantees the “right to bare arms.” In the past, students have felt frustrated with this clause of the dress code, arguing that the ban is overreaching and unnecessary. “If I wanna show off my new $80 Victoria’s Secret bra, I really should be … Continue reading Spaghetti Strap-Clad Students Claim Second Amendment “Right to Bare Arms”

Kennedy Girls Unite In Power

By Leticia Esparza, Clarion Staff One of the newest clubs on the campus is Girls United Club.   The mission of the club is to inform and educate Kennedy students as well as raising awareness on women’s issues in modern society through various activities. Girls United was started by a group of students who formed a cabinet and mission before they found an advisor aptly suited for … Continue reading Kennedy Girls Unite In Power