50 Years of BSU at Kennedy: Inside Black Student Union

By Parker Scarpa, Clarion Staff The Black Student Union (BSU) is an on-campus organization dedicated to providing a safe place for students to express their ideas and opinions on controversial topics, as well as to learn about challenges facing African Americans in daily life. According to Kennedy records, BSU has existed on campus nearly since the school was founded in the 60’s. The earliest record … Continue reading 50 Years of BSU at Kennedy: Inside Black Student Union

One of Kennedy’s Newest Clubs: Bob the Builder Got Nothing on Jenga Club

By Hana Ruiz, Clarion Staff A tower of blocks, shaking hands, one small mistake and everything comes tumbling down.   That’s how most of the members of the new JENGA Club at Kennedy spend their lunch time weekly. Jenga is a game made up of wooden blocks that can be played with a multitude of players; each player has to take out one block at a … Continue reading One of Kennedy’s Newest Clubs: Bob the Builder Got Nothing on Jenga Club

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

Club H.E.R.O. Uses Superheroes to Explore Important Topics

By Enia Chanthapaseuth, Clarion Staff Club H.E.R.O president Sage Bermudez says the Kennedy club is a judgment free zone in which people can come to a meeting and speak their minds and opinions on different topics.   Club H.E.R.O. (Helping Everyone Reach Out) is an acronym that seems to describe the club effectively though Bermudez hopes the club can move in a direction where they … Continue reading Club H.E.R.O. Uses Superheroes to Explore Important Topics