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Category: FEATURES

Highlights on clubs, students, and staff that help make Kennedy an amazing place.

Speaking of Success: Grant Bell

By Eddie Rodrigues, Clarion Staff The JFK student body, being exceedingly diverse, is home to a menagerie of gifted, unique individuals, many of who exceeds expectations and stand out from […]

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 […]

Flags and Rifles and Sabres, Oh My!

By Desiree Leong, Clarion Staff Bright colors flashing through the air and graceful dancers crossing the football field along with the upbeat and constant tempo of the band: this is […]

Club Highlight: MESA is Not Plain

By Eddie Rodrigues, Clarion Staff Have you ever wondered who makes and designs those amazing robots and structures displayed at school events and around campus? The Kennedy club MESA, Mathematics […]

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 […]

The Life of Haleigh: Nothing Holds Her Back

By Ariyah Armstrong and Natassia Aleman-Teweles, Clarion Staff Everyone must overcome obstacles in life. Life’s unexpected hurdles can completely change the course of one’s future. However, one special education student […]

Let’s Interact!

By Leticia Esparza, Clarion Staff Interact club does not only find its home on the Kennedy campus, but on campuses around the world, such as in China, India, and South […]

School of Rock

By Cynthia Dominguez, Clarion Staff John F. Kennedy is home to all types of talent, ranging from athletics to art, creating a diverse and capable student body. Despite the amount […]

CSF Breaks New Membership Record

By Valentina Duong, Creative Director With 120 first-time members, Kennedy’s California Scholarship Federation (CSF) club broke their all-time record of applicants this spring semester, bringing their total membership to 251 […]

Mattress Fundraiser Nets More than $4k

Mattress Fundraiser By Marsiana Pound, Clarion Staff On May 13th, the John F. Kennedy Marching Band and Color Guard held a mattress sale fundraiser to raise money for affording new […]

Plagiarizing Shakespeare

By Adrianna Iorio, Clarion Staff Plagiarizing Shakespeare is a humorous and energetic play, constructed by the drama coordinator Mr. Lee, and students across the Kennedy campus willing to participate.  A […]