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Emergencia Nacional

By Liliana López, Clarion Section Editor If you’ve been watching the news lately, you probably know that high school isn’t the only place with over-the-top drama: the White House itself […]

Tropel Recites Her Way to Victory

By Arooba Muqaddor, Clarion Staff Just before winter break in late 2018 in the school auditorium, Bernie Tropel (Class of 2019) won first place out of 60 contestants in Poetry […]

Big Bite Short Lunch

By Brandyn Matsumoto, Clarion Staff Lunch for high school students is an important aspect of a students day that keeps them focused for the remaining hours of school. Students need […]

New Beginnings for JFK Gym

By Ethan Vue, Clarion Staff When news regarding the repair of the John F. Kennedy gym was declared, school administrators were pleased and wanted to put on a celebration for […]

Sacramento Updates its Sales Tax Rates

By Sid Slesicki, Clarion Staff Whether on billboards or someone’s front lawn, the barrage of advertisements in favor of or against Measure U caught the attention of many Sacramento locals. […]

Reflecting on the Wildfire

By Adrianna Iorio, Editor-in-Chief On Nov. 9, a tragedy occurred that shook residents among Northern California. The “Campfire”, a catastrophic wildfire, had repercussions that impacted not only its’ origin in […]


By Desiree Leong & Kevin Chen, Clarion Staff Over the past months, many repairs and renovations have improved the interior and exterior of Kennedy’s campus, including the main gym, concrete […]

STATE OF THE CAMPUS: Bugs and Rodents, Oh My!

By Xavier Martinez, Clarion Staff Lately there have been sightings of bugs and rodents on the school campus and unsurprisingly, many students have been scared, disgusted, disturbed, and have run […]


By Liliana Lopez, Copy Editor Many students who walked onto the JFK campus at the beginning of this school year may have been angered, surprised, or perhaps confused after discovering […]

Free AP Tests for You! And You! And You!

By Ethan Vue, Clarion Staff Due to high prices, a number of students don’t take the Advanced Placement (AP) exams every May; this year, however, things have completely changed. The […]

Kennedy Drama Productions: Where’s The Money?

By Arooba Muqaddar, Clarion Staff Not long ago, flyers around JFK’s doors and windows announced auditions for the Stephen King themed Kennedy High School Drama Production. Sadly, however, the production […]

The Sun Also Rises

By Joseph Temblador, Clarion Editor-in-Chief Kennedy’s annual Senior Sunrise is a time for comradery and contemplation, a bastion of things to come, and a reminder that moments are fleeting.  Senior […]