Teaching Art Takes on Different Many Forms for Hanzlik

By Christopher Wong, Chief Editor After her 22 years of teaching in Sacramento, Kennedy art teacher Mrs. Mary Lou Hanzlik has made the decision to retire. Mrs. Hanzlik knew she wanted a career in art from the age of 6. “I was what you would call a late bloomer. When I first entered school, I didn’t do well, but from a young age I realized … Continue reading Teaching Art Takes on Different Many Forms for Hanzlik

Clarion Staff Collect Multiple Awards at Annual Journalism Event

By Adrianna Iorio, Clarion Staff On May 9th, nine members of the Clarion staff attended the 7th Annual Journalism Awards Dinner hosted by the Sacramento High School Journalism Network at (SCOE) Sacramento County Office of Education Conference Center. At the event, John F. Kennedy students received a total of ten individual awards, two more than last year and more than any other high school. The … Continue reading Clarion Staff Collect Multiple Awards at Annual Journalism Event

In this Issue (March 31 & April 1)

By Topher Rong, Italian Noodle Expert This issue, The Kennedy Clarion is proud to announce its new sponsorship, Claritin. With this, the newspaper will be rebranded as The Kennedy Claritin, which is fitting because a notable portion of the student body already confuses “Clarion” and “Claritin.” The newspaper will also feature a new slogan, “Loud and Claritin Clear.” We hope you read the April 1st edition and … Continue reading In this Issue (March 31 & April 1)

Kennedy Clarion Distributed on Campus Oct 21

The first issue for the 2016-2017 school year was distributed on campus on October 21. Breanna Thomas, Clarion Staff, photographed an unidentified Kennedy student taking a newspaper out of one of the Clarion’s two news boxes on campus. Pick up the current issue at news boxes (in front of Auditorium and Counseling Office) and also on news racks located in the Kennedy Library, Administrative Office and Room B12. Continue reading Kennedy Clarion Distributed on Campus Oct 21

The Clarion Wayback Machine: 40 years ago

Published in the Kennedy Clarion, November 7, 1975 Band-Aids planned (actual headline) Kennedy student government approved two fundraising events for the Kennedy Marching Band and Color Guard. Besides performing before school and sections of the band performing during the day on the Quad where they sold buttons, patches and hats; the band also held a one-time event called “Carna-Gram Day” where students sent carnations with … Continue reading The Clarion Wayback Machine: 40 years ago

The Clarion Rises from the Ashes

By Christopher Wong Chief Editor Kennedy has a newspaper? Yes, the rumors are true. When I got the newspaper club started last year, I didn’t have much to work with. The club got started late into the year with no money; consisted of a ragtag group of fifteen members; and our advisor, Mr. Smith, fell gravely ill. Without much guidance or much time to work, … Continue reading The Clarion Rises from the Ashes