Freshmen & Senior Spill the Tea

By Adrianna Iorio, Section Editor On Kennedy’s campus, it is evident that nobody is technically the same. Whether it be a students general interests or the way they dress, the different characteristics each student obtains makes them unique and distinct from one and other. Gianna Sison, a freshman, and Bernadette Tropel, a senior, were asked to answer questions regarding their hobbies, life goals, and various … Continue reading Freshmen & Senior Spill the Tea

Student of the Week Basking in the Spotlight

By Brandan Wong, Clarion Staff For the students in Mr. McCarthy’s class, every Friday marks a special day. The classwork, reading, or discussion is brought to an abrupt halt for all eyes to put their attention to the front, so McCarthy can announce who in the class receives the award for his notable “Student of the Week.” Starting his tradition around the beginning of his … Continue reading Student of the Week Basking in the Spotlight

Kennedy Cougars Sweep McClatchy in Men’s Basketball Contest

By Eddie Rodrigues, Clarion Staff On Wednesday, January 10th, 2018, the Kennedy Cougars’ men’s basketball teams, (varsity, jv, and freshman) accomplished a complete sweep in three home games against their rivals, the McClatchy Lions. The men’s varsity team toppled McClatchy’s men’s varsity squad 81-72, JV team won by a score of 53-43, and freshmen won 52-42. The varsity squad was one point away from making … Continue reading Kennedy Cougars Sweep McClatchy in Men’s Basketball Contest

Link Crew Brings Students Back Together at JFK

By Saeri Plagmann, Features Editor During her freshman year, Sariyah Williams, current senior at John F. Kennedy High School, experienced what people call the “Freshmen Blues.” “I had no idea what I was doing. And I felt really weird and uncomfortable cause I had no one to talk to.” Now, as a Link Crew leader, she’s become the person she wishes she had as a … Continue reading Link Crew Brings Students Back Together at JFK