Road to Success: Softball Team on Their Way to Championship

By Eddie Rodrigues, Sports Editor Kennedy’s 2018 softball season was an adventure for everyone on the team. Coach Caitlyn Seymour led the team to a 15-9 record and 12-2 in their league. They won their last conference game against Metro League rival Burbank by a crushing score of 21-1. After a very successful season where they beat rival McClatchy by 7-2 and Elk Grove’s Laguna … Continue reading Road to Success: Softball Team on Their Way to Championship

Spiking Their Way to the End

By Adrianna Iorio, Clarion Staff Kennedy’s varsity men’s volleyball team displayed teamwork and perseverance this season. Through hard competitors and a small roster, they placed first in the Metro League standings, scoring a record of 13-1. In comparison to the 2016 season, the team members showed significant improvements where they placed second with a league score of 11-2 under their toughest competition, Burbank. Seniors Sam … Continue reading Spiking Their Way to the End

Tennis Team Improves in 2018

By Liana James, Clarion Staff The Kennedy boy’s tennis team finished their spring season above .500 with a final record of 6-4 in Metro League and 8-6 in overall matches played. Their Metro record landed them in third place and afforded the team their second post-season berth. The season started with a loss River City on February 28, but the team went on to win … Continue reading Tennis Team Improves in 2018

Movie Review: Avengers 3: To Infinity and Beyond

By Aryanna Zavala, Copy Editor A roller coaster is the perfect way to describe a viewer’s feelings when watching the newest installment of the Avengers Franchise, Infinity War. The film was released in the United States on April 27, 2018, a week before its initial release, May 4th. It was predicted to make $245 million in its opening weekend, but it exceeded expectations, making $257,698,183. … Continue reading Movie Review: Avengers 3: To Infinity and Beyond

Movie Review: Everyone’s Favorite Mutant Regenerated for Sequel

By Miya Murata and Aryanna Zavala The regenerative superhuman Wade Wilson, also known as “Deadpool” returns for a sequel and once again beats any enemy that comes his way. Deadpool’s funny and silly personality also repeats in Deadpool 2 and makes the audience remember why they love him so much. The film was released on May 10, which was only three weeks after Avengers: Infinity … Continue reading Movie Review: Everyone’s Favorite Mutant Regenerated for Sequel

Student Spotlight: Mia Santos Uses Talents to Better Community

By Liana James and Saeri Plagmann, Clarion Staff Coming from Arizona in 2016, Kennedy senior Mia Santos was quick to make a name for herself in just the short time she has been here by exceeding in academics and athletics. Her achievements have caught the attention of the community far and wide, earning her titles such as All-American by Under Armor and All-West Coast by … Continue reading Student Spotlight: Mia Santos Uses Talents to Better Community

Student Spotlight: The Dreams That Live On

By Saeri Plagmann, Features Editor What happened to the big dreams and admirable professions that people once aspired to? Most would blame it on age, saying that with experience comes a reality check that forces one to see how impractical dreams can be. Some goals seem out of reach because of a variety of circumstances, but in no way does that mean they are completely … Continue reading Student Spotlight: The Dreams That Live On

Conspiracy Theories: Is Everything We Know A Lie?

By Adrianna Iorio and Aryanna Zavala, Clarion Staff According to Dictionary.com, conspiracy theories are the idea that many important political events or economic and social trends are the products of secret plots that are largely unknown to the general public. These theories have impacted society’s view of the world because it is a way for the public to cope with a catastrophic event or something … Continue reading Conspiracy Theories: Is Everything We Know A Lie?

The Future Starts with MESA

By Saeri Plagmann, Features Editor Reaching an all-time high of 49 members this year, the Kennedy MESA program basked in their glory after five students placed at the MESA Day preliminaries held at UC Davis in March, making it to the regional competition on April 28 at California State University, East Bay. Of the five Kennedy students, junior pair Leeann Lee and Victoria Chen earned … Continue reading The Future Starts with MESA

Club Highlight: Stitching The Community Quilt

By Desiree Leong, Clarion Staff The LiLu club, named after Mira Loma High School founders Libby and Lucy in 2000, has been around for seventeen years now. Since then, the club leadership has passed through various schools in the Sacramento area. Throughout the year, the group meets to sew bags. Since 2001, the club has held yearly auctions to sell those bags they made and … Continue reading Club Highlight: Stitching The Community Quilt