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Month: April 2018

Memeology

By Karissa Jones, Clarion Staff Many people know and love memes, but through the years they have evolved into something bigger and better. The word meme came from Richard Dawkins […]

Band, Project Move Banned from Rallies

Tou Geytoh, Chief Cynicist Performing members from the John F. Kennedy drumline, color guard, brass band, and Vibe in Promo were denied by student government rally planners after all four […]

Families Can Opt Out of Standardized Testing

By Christopher Wong, Chief Editor Kennedy will administer standardized tests throughout the entire month of April, with different tests each week. While many students welcome some time out of class, […]

Mayor Steinberg Stands With Us

By Saeri Plagmann, Features Editor Shortly after Kennedy’s evacuation from a bomb threat on Friday, March 16, 2018, Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg held a press conference at City Hall with […]

Kennedy Youth Art Month

By Jianna Beasley, Creative Director During the entire month of March, the art department at John F. Kennedy celebrated Youth Art Month (YAM), a nationwide awareness month for artists in […]

Laura Brings Athletes Back to Their Feet

By Karissa Jones, Clarion Staff Kennedy’s new athletic trainer, Laura Jassowski, has been adjusting well after her first quarter dealing with a plethora of sports injuries like sprains, concussions, and […]

Major League Thoughts: Giants Comeback 2018

By Eddie Rodrigues, Clarion Staff Our own Clarion sports writer and Kennedy sports enthusiast Eddie Rodrigues (9) shares his thoughts about what makes the San Francisco Giants his favorite and […]

Movie Review: Wakanda Forever

By Miya Murata and Aryanna Zavala, Clarion Staff When Black Panther was announced, movie goers got excited because it was going to emphasize the beautiful culture of Africa. Due to […]

Prom Prices Vary Across the Region

By Adrianna Iorio, Clarion Staff Prom is known to be quite pricey. With dresses, corsages, and shoes everything accumulates to a pretty high number. However, John F. Kennedy’s price seemed […]

Students Get Active In Response to Evac

By Sophia O’Neal, Clarion Staff The recent evacuation on Friday, March 16 raised a lot of questions for many students, parents and faculty about Kennedy’s emergency plans and procedures. There […]

The Gem Among Us

By Saeri Plagmann, Feature Editor If people were to consider all the things they take for granted in life, how many would start appreciating them? It is useless to simply […]

Way Back Machine – 1 Year Ago

Vol. 46 No. 3: April 1, 2017 By Clarion Staff McClatchy Quiets the Lion by ‘Soft-Petaling’ a New Mascot “…the 80-year-old school shocked the school’s alumni by abruptly changing their […]