Way Back Machine – 1 Year Ago

Vol. 46 No. 3: April 1, 2017 By Clarion Staff McClatchy Quiets the Lion by ‘Soft-Petaling’ a New Mascot “…the 80-year-old school shocked the school’s alumni by abruptly changing their mascot to the dandelion…” “Many children blow on [the dandelion], hoping that their dreams will come true. Perhaps McClatchy students can now wish that their school will one day be as wonderful as John F. … Continue reading Way Back Machine – 1 Year Ago

Kennedy Students Unite to Recite Poetry

By Jianna Beasley, Clarion Staff   John F. Kennedy High School’s annual Poetry Out Loud competition for 2017-2018 between all grade levels took place in the auditorium during the morning classes on Wednesday, December 20, 2017. There, students’ English classes were invited to enjoy the performance of poetry by fellow students and cheer them on as they competed for a chance to represent the school. … Continue reading Kennedy Students Unite to Recite Poetry

Top Music of 2017: It’s the Final Countdown…

By Cynthia Dominguez, Entertainment & Opinions Editor Music continuously plays a role in the representation in shifts in popular culture. Taking into account the tumultuous nature of 2017, the music of the year encompassed the conflict from natural disasters to political disasters, and brought about countless pivotal albums. Ranked at #5 on Billboard’s Top Albums of the Year, Drake’s More Life was released on March … Continue reading Top Music of 2017: It’s the Final Countdown…

2017 is No Time for Sexist Comments

By Samantha Johnson, Clarion Staff “The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it. ” – Roseanne Barr Since the beginning of civilization, women and men have always been treated differently, this remains an issue today. Men were always perceived as the strong and independent ones, and women were helpless without a man around. The 2016 Olympics displayed … Continue reading 2017 is No Time for Sexist Comments