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Student Support Center accessible to struggling Cougars

By Kaleb Adams, Clarion Staff Writter For students in need of assistance throughout the school year, John F. Kennedy High School has implemented a Student Support Center that provides services like mental health support as well as supplies for students and parents in need. If teens need help with handling bullying or simply just need someone to talk to, the center is open during school … Continue reading Student Support Center accessible to struggling Cougars

Turning Your Frown Upside Down

By Wendy Xiong, Clarion Staff In 2017, a group of seniors (Cody Mak, Ivy Wang, and Katia Lomeli-Trejo) and juniors (Victoria Chen and Alfonso Navarro) founded Club Smile to provide a safe environment promoting happiness within students and local communities, as well as to discuss mental health and psychology. Club Smile is hosted in Mr. Gleason’s room every Thursday at lunch, each month exploring a … Continue reading Turning Your Frown Upside Down

Operation Ground Zero: Kennedy High is at the Forefront of the Gun Debate

By Dominic J Larsen, News Editor The number of school shootings has dramatically skyrocketed during the short lived twenty-first century, leading many on both sides of the aisle and folks from all walks of American life to look for solutions in order to prevent these senseless, perverted acts of violence. Following the horrific attack in Parkland, Florida on Valentine’s Day, in which 17 students were … Continue reading Operation Ground Zero: Kennedy High is at the Forefront of the Gun Debate

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