The Double Dribble of Music and Basketball

By Saeri Plagmann, Features Editor Making his way into John F Kennedy High School’s auditorium, the Sacramento Kings basketball player, Vince Carter, was welcomed by the Kennedy Marching Band on […]

A Continued Spike to Success

By Saeri Plagmann, Features Editor Despite losing several senior players from last year, the Kennedy Volleyball team completed the Metropolitan Conference season with a record of 11-3, coming in second […]

Girls Water Polo Learning, Adjusting

By Saeri Plagmann, Clarion Staff The Kennedy Girls Water Polo Team has managed to finish the season with an overall score of 4-14 and a score of 2-10 in the […]

Link Crew Brings Students Back Together at JFK

By Saeri Plagmann, Features Editor During her freshman year, Sariyah Williams, current senior at John F. Kennedy High School, experienced what people call the “Freshmen Blues.” “I had no idea […]

Teens oblivious to effects of social media

By Saeri Plagmann, Clarion Staff In our ever-evolving society things are always changing, sometimes for the better, sometimes for the worst. Social media is by far the most influential and […]

Social Media Is Actually Bad

By Saeri Plagmann, Clarion Staff John F. Kennedy High School is home to over 2,000 students who go about their daily lives, influenced by social media in some shape or […]

Drug Testing for Students in School

by Saeri Plagmann, Clarion Staff According to the SSDP (Students for Sensible Drug Policy) 5% of high schools in the U.S. perform random drug tests on students. The federal government […]

Bloody October

By Saeri Plagmann, Clarion Staff Every so often, Kennedy gets the opportunity to take part in the blood drive, where anyone age 16 or older and weighs at least 110 […]

Common Core Standards: Success or Failure

by Saeri Plagmann, Clarion Staff Schools all over America currently face new math and English standards that were implemented by a group of educators representing many states. These standards, known […]