Holiday of the Week: With April Showers Come May Flowers (and Trees)

By Dominic J Larsen, News Editor “Each generation takes the Earth as a trustee. We ought to bequeath to posterity as many forests and orchards, as we have exhausted and consumed.” – J. Sterling Morton. Today, Friday, April 28, 2017, is Arbor Day, a day dedicated to the importance of trees and planting new ones. Arbor Day can trace its “fruitful” history to Nebraska City, … Continue reading Holiday of the Week: With April Showers Come May Flowers (and Trees)

Going Green with Solar Energy

By Valentina Duong, Creative Director It would be difficult to notice the difference between LEDs and fluorescent light bulbs without seeing the results of Green Catalyst’s, JFK’s environmental club, energy conservation campaign from last year. As shown in the school’s annual utility bill, their efforts have helped to reduce Kennedy’s electricity use and cost by half from October 2015 to January 2016. Green Catalyst is … Continue reading Going Green with Solar Energy

Kennedy Goes Green, Catalyst

By Valentina Duong, Clarion Contributor Green Catalyst is a club dedicated to raising awareness and driving action to a green John F. Kennedy High School, and hopefully the world. The club’s purpose is to solve environmental problems we face. By taking actions through eco-focused volunteering within our community, conserving our resources, and advocating for the cause in our school, we strive to create a greener … Continue reading Kennedy Goes Green, Catalyst