465 John F. Kennedy High School Seniors to Walk into Their Future on June 13

By Desiree Leong, Clarion Staff After making it through the hectic 2017-2018 school year, the 465 graduating seniors will finally be walking the stage at the Sacramento Memorial Auditorium at 3 p.m. on June 13. Two of Kennedy’s graduating seniors, Malissia Bordeaux and Zainab Khan, will be speaking at the ceremony, along with Sacramento City Unified School District Board member Darrell Woo. Singing the National … Continue reading 465 John F. Kennedy High School Seniors to Walk into Their Future on June 13

In Their New Play, Drama is Proving to Be “A Little Shop of Promise”

By Joe Temblador, Clarion Staff The curtains open, lights flicker, and in the foreground of the stage, a hobo played by junior Yandry Ortiz sprawls along the cold, wood flooring of the Little Theatre with a bottle of spirits and her wits. Around the audience trash litters the floor, haphazard signs line the walls, and the viewer is transported into New York City’s fictitious “Skid … Continue reading In Their New Play, Drama is Proving to Be “A Little Shop of Promise”

Track Team Dominates Metro League

By Dominic J Larsen, News Editor Going completely undefeated this season by dominating Metro League Championships. Advancing to Sectionals, the Kennedy Track and Field gave their competitors a run for their money. With over one hundred athletes on the team, the relationships and cooperation fostered have propelled the team forward, with some claiming it as the main reason for their success this season. Speaking to … Continue reading Track Team Dominates Metro League

Last Will & Testament from Class of 2018

I, Katelyn Yang, will my younger brother, Alex, and younger sister, Natalyn, to continue to pursue your dream despite what the adults may say and to be always kind and compassionate to everyone you meet. I, Ivy Wang, will my blood, bruises, scrapes, and tears to my hurdle babies. May all this pain bring forth new PRs and even more growth. Most importantly, I will … Continue reading Last Will & Testament from Class of 2018

JFK’s Traffic is Utter “Car”mageddon

By Brandan Wong, Clarion Staff Every school day, Gloria Drive is congested with the hundreds of parent and student drivers. But we have some serious problems with the etiquette many of these “liscenced” drivers have. This issue has risen to be mainly an issue for the student driving community at JFK. The following flaws regarding school traffic are complaints given by various students.   No … Continue reading JFK’s Traffic is Utter “Car”mageddon

Clarion Poetry: Pieces of You

By Makayla Smith, Clarion Staff Every part of you is like a puzzle You always find out missing pieces as you grow The older you get, the more you learn That those pieces you’ve found in you took time You may make mistakes Mistakes that you wish you could take back You realize everything happens for a reason And those missing pieces are yet to … Continue reading Clarion Poetry: Pieces of You

Post Game Wrap Up

By Eddie Rodrigues, Sports Editor Kennedy’s varsity baseball team has had many ups and downs throughout this year’s season. They finished the well-fought season with a .500 record at 13 and 13, having a great league record at 11-3, but struggled out of the league. They defeated teams like Burbank with both wins against them towards the end of the schedule not surrendering a run. … Continue reading Post Game Wrap Up

Kennedy Speech and Debate Talk Their Way into Championships

By Dominic J Larsen, News Editor Reminiscent of the 1960 presidential election, those with the Kennedy name have outperformed their opponents, employing their talents in public speaking and debate. Finishing their season strong, the JFK Speech and Debate team has accomplished a number of group and individual goals, racking up personal records and awards. Performing at the top of their game, Kennedy students placed in … Continue reading Kennedy Speech and Debate Talk Their Way into Championships