Do Students Need Lockers?

By Leilani Jeanpierre, Clarion News Editor and Robert Donaldson, Clarion Staff Reporter In the past Kennedy has used  lockers every year. During my freshman year, my locker was super useful. During lunch I had put all my books ,P.E clothes, and snacks that I didn’t want to carry around in my locker. Most students at Kennedy have also found lockers useful. Before the school shut … Continue reading Do Students Need Lockers?

Senior Ball Recap

By Andres Luevano, Clarion Sports Editor Senior Ball was held Friday, May 20, at the Kimpton Sawyer hotel. This was the first Senior Ball for Kennedy Seniors since 2019.  The original start time was 6pm, but due to AP testing, the student body decided to change the start time an hour later. Students got the announcement through the jfk.updates Instagram and the bulletin announcements in … Continue reading Senior Ball Recap

Human trafficking in Sacramento

By Lily Rusk, Clarion Editor in Chief and Nikole Farina, Clarion Staff Reporter Human trafficking is not an otherworldly term to us teenagers, yet teens aged 11-14 are at a higher risk to be sexually exploited and are not educated nearly enough. From a young age, we are taught about the dangers of the outside world.  We are told about “stranger danger”, and to be … Continue reading Human trafficking in Sacramento

Wellness Fair: Prioritizing students’ mental health

By Emma Bailey, Clarion Staff Writer The Wellness Fair, hosted by Kennedy’s EQ Ambassadors, supported students, provided resources, and increased mental health awareness by bringing in a variety of organizations. The organizations at the event were Be Bothered, Birth and Beyond, LGBT Community Center, Meadowview Community center, NAMI, OMNI Youth, Pacific Clinics, PRO Youth, Rage Project, Robbie Waters Pocket Greenhaven Library, Rose Family, the Village … Continue reading Wellness Fair: Prioritizing students’ mental health

Restrictions on websites in SCUSD

By Gerardo Lopez, Clarion Staff Reporter The Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD) and other districts around the nation have programs such as GoGuardian, Cisco Umbrella and Lightspeed Relay Systems to keep students safe from harmful websites. You can see all of these programs on your extensions at the top right of your browser window. These programs are meant to prevent things like phishing, malware … Continue reading Restrictions on websites in SCUSD

Our first “normal” rally of the year

By Maddis Gregson, Clarion Staff Reporter  Kennedy spring spirit days and rally took place the week following spring break, with a theme of Alice in Wonderland.  Throughout the week, the Student Body would come to second period classes to count everyone who dressed up for spirit days. Seniors came in first place with the most spirit points. The Spring rally was held Friday at Kennedy … Continue reading Our first “normal” rally of the year