CSF Food Drive

By David Thatcher, Clarion Staff Reporter The recent Canned Food Drive held by California Scholarship Foundation (CSF) atKennedy brought in almost 4,000 cans of food, which makes this one of their most successful food drives yet. These cans are able to help people in need especially due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Senior Jillian Yee, CSF president, said, “I just want to say thank you to … Continue reading CSF Food Drive

Follow-up: Formula One Championship Results

By David Thatcher, Clarion Staff Reporter You can read Thatcher’s preview of the Formula One race here. The final Grand Prix of the Formula One season concluded Sunday, December, 12 and I have to say it certainly was a phenomenal race to conclude the season. Throughout the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, everybody was convinced that Lewis Hamilton was going to win his eighth world championship … Continue reading Follow-up: Formula One Championship Results

New TikTok Challenge/Trend — Going Too Far?

By Giovanni Camacho, Clarion Staff Writer and Lucas Zhou, Clarion Opinion Editor Bathroom sinks dismantled; school projectors stolen; hand sanitizer & soap dispensers torn off; students across the country contributed to the Devious Licks challenge on TikTok last September. Tik Tok user jugg4elias started the trend when he created a video showing a box of disposable masks he stole from his school along with the … Continue reading New TikTok Challenge/Trend — Going Too Far?

Formula One Championship Battle Between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton

By David Thatcher, Clarion Staff Writer It’s the time of the year where Formula One is ready to wrap up the season with it’s final Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. In this race a winner will be crowned the Formula One Champion. Max Verstappen had the possibility to win his first championship Sunday, December 5th, but controversial events and penalties prevented Verstappen … Continue reading Formula One Championship Battle Between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton

Shortage of substitute teachers in districts all over the state

By David Thatcher, Clarion Staff Reporter Since the start of the school year, and in years prior, students, and districts all over California have experienced a shortage of substitute teachers and the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated this problem. According to Calmatters the situation has not improved over the past couple of school years the amount of substitute teaching permits that have been issued has decreased significantly. … Continue reading Shortage of substitute teachers in districts all over the state

Greenhaven Plaza fights: Are they still happening?

By Gerardo Lopez, Clarion Staff Reporter On September 27, John F. Kennedy parents and staff received an email and robocall about ongoing fights after school in the Greenhaven Plaza on Florin Road.  Some John F. Kennedy students have been involved in many altercations  such as fights between students and drug use by students. In the email, Kennedy Principal David Van Natten recommended Kennedy students do … Continue reading Greenhaven Plaza fights: Are they still happening?