Club Highlight: Fellowship in Serving Him

By Enia Chanthapaseuth, Clarion Staff Club 1:16, Kennedy’s Christian club, is a place where students of the Christian community are welcomed to discuss topics from the Bible, play games, and hangout with fellow students. “It’s hard to walk into school when there are so many people with different beliefs,” says senior Danielle Rosillo. Club 1:16, Kennedy’s Christian club, is a place where students of the … Continue reading Club Highlight: Fellowship in Serving Him

“Abrakadabra, Magic Club Gone?”

By DeeDee Lou Shanelle, Campus Visionary At Kennedy, students with an interest in fooling an audience with optical illusions, sleight of hand, and clever card tricks, the Kennedy Magic Club was the place to be. The club, which offered an environment for students to practice fooling an audience and the art of deception, however, has recently vanished without a trace. In the past, the club … Continue reading “Abrakadabra, Magic Club Gone?”

BSU Steps Up

By Sophia O’Neal, Clarion Staff The Black Student Union club at Kennedy has made a comeback this year and has held an Awards Ceremony in the Little Theater on February 23. The purpose of the event was to acknowledge students of African descent, “a group of people who historically have gone unnoticed,” said Maurice Conner, advisor of the club. Over 50 Kennedy teachers nominated students … Continue reading BSU Steps Up

Food Fair Events Become Table Scraps After District Policy

By Brandan Wong, Clarion Staff Food fairs have been among one of the most sought after events on the Kennedy campus. Taking place once every quarter and during middle school visitation days, food fairs are a lunch event where JFK clubs and organizations peddle food as a means to fundraise. The event has always brought a great sum of revenue for clubs and organizations that … Continue reading Food Fair Events Become Table Scraps After District Policy

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 Engineering Science Achievement is responsible for it all.  The club is led by Ms. Henry, the advisor and a science instructor and also by the club president, Francis Feng (11). MESA gives students an amazing … Continue reading Club Highlight: MESA is Not Plain

Kennedy Chess Players Turn Out for Valentine’s Day Tournament

The JFK Chess Club held their first publicized Chess tournament during lunch on February 14 in the school library.   Twenty students competed in the advanced category and 10 students went head-to-head in the beginners category for prizes (gift cards). The four advanced competition finalists were Masonori Monsuchi, Brian Xu, Jamal Latif, and Simon Collins.  The final outcome of this bracket will be decided this … Continue reading Kennedy Chess Players Turn Out for Valentine’s Day Tournament