The Trip to Fame: Kennedy Marching Band Set To Go To D.C.

by Saeri Plagmann,  Features Editor The marching band at John F Kennedy High School has been nominated by Congresswoman Doris Matsui’s Office to play in the National Memorial Day Parade on May 28, 2018, in Washington D.C., where they will have the honor to represent the State of California. Kennedy is currently one of the few schools in the area to have a marching band … Continue reading The Trip to Fame: Kennedy Marching Band Set To Go To D.C.

Every 15 Minutes Crashes Kennedy Campus for Two Days In April

By Saeri Plagmann, Clarion Staff On the morning of April 15th, Kennedy students Danke Stroup, Billy T. Hernandez, Jared Mah, Avery Runner, and Kennedy Cole were involved in a car crash that killed three on impact and paralyzed one from the waist down. According to the Sacramento police, Runner- who was arrested shortly after the accident with no injuries- was still intoxicated from a party … Continue reading Every 15 Minutes Crashes Kennedy Campus for Two Days In April

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

Hurricane Matthew Ravages the Caribbean and Atlantic Coast

By Dominic J Larsen, Clarion Staff Hurricane Matthew is one of the fiercest cyclones to hit the Caribbean and United States in nearly a decade. On September 28, the small tropical storm was categorized as a Category 3 storm (111-130mph) and entered Greater Antilles. Once there, Hurricane Matthew pounded the island nations of Cuba, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and many other smaller populated islands. The … Continue reading Hurricane Matthew Ravages the Caribbean and Atlantic Coast