In This Issue — June 2, 2017

By Christopher Wong, Chief Editor To give an extra large send-off to this year’s senior class, The Clarion wanted to deliver an extra large issue consisting of 16 pages to Kennedy’s classrooms, it ended up as 20 pages. The production of this issue was one of the most stressful weeks the staff has ever experienced. However, thanks to an amazing editorial staff (I’m not talking … Continue reading In This Issue — June 2, 2017

Clarion Staff Receives Area Journalism Awards

By Aaron Soliz, Clarion Staff On May 8th, a group of the Clarion writers and photographers attended the 6th Annual Student Journalist Awards Dinner, an event funded by the California Scholastic Journalism Initiative that recognizes superb work composed by student journalists from ten local high schools.  Honored guest Matt Perry, Assistant Superintendent delivered the keynote speech. The evening began with writing coach Sharon Ito addressed the … Continue reading Clarion Staff Receives Area Journalism Awards

Women’s Event: Journalism in the Trump Era

By Katelyn Yang & Cynthia Dominguez, Clarion Staff Note:  photos from the event shown below On December 14th, members of the Clarion staff attended a She Shares event at the California Museum in Sacramento.  She Shares is a conversation series lead by professional women and provides opportunities for networking and education for the next generation of women leaders. Dewey Square Group’s Karen Breslau, a veteran … Continue reading Women’s Event: Journalism in the Trump Era

Kennedy Clarion Distributed on Campus Oct 21

The first issue for the 2016-2017 school year was distributed on campus on October 21. Breanna Thomas, Clarion Staff, photographed an unidentified Kennedy student taking a newspaper out of one of the Clarion’s two news boxes on campus. Pick up the current issue at news boxes (in front of Auditorium and Counseling Office) and also on news racks located in the Kennedy Library, Administrative Office and Room B12. Continue reading Kennedy Clarion Distributed on Campus Oct 21

Clown Sightings no Laughing Matter at JFK

By Breanna Thomas, Clarion Staff The creepy clown sightings have gotten way out of hand. In fact, it has reached various locations across America. CBC News believes it is creepy because they aren’t in a circus or in their normal setting; some even believe they are only creepy if they are made to be creepy. The creepy clown phenomenon is no joke. CNN states that … Continue reading Clown Sightings no Laughing Matter at JFK

The Clarion Doesn’t Rest Over the Summer

Summer is well underway, but the staff of The Clarion has not just been sitting around doing nothing, or walking around in circles catching Pokemon. On July 8 and 9, The Clarion and the school yearbook staff have taken time out of their summers to host a summer boot camp to prepare the new students for the rigors of being a media student. Incoming and … Continue reading The Clarion Doesn’t Rest Over the Summer

The Clarion Wayback Machine: 25 Years Ago

Published in the Kennedy Clarion April 26, 1991 Vandalism Costs at JFK “… as a result of all the vandalism done, bathrooms have been locked up and, next year, lockers will not be available to any of the students. Mr. Lee said, ‘The lockers are going to be taken out of the wall and thrown away.” Wasting our Time “Everyone has at least pondered why … Continue reading The Clarion Wayback Machine: 25 Years Ago