Seniors Make Their Mark at Kennedy

By Emma Shoemaker, Clarion Staff The current Senior Class has worked hard the past four years of high school with schoolwork balanced with sports, extracurricular activities, and spending time with family and friends. In the midst of the Class of 2019’s busy lives they still make time for what they enjoy to do. As the Senior Class enters their last days of high school, they … Continue reading Seniors Make Their Mark at Kennedy

ELECTION WATCH: Pajama Politics

By Joseph Temblador, Editor-in-Chief In the coming weeks, many Kennedy students, particularly those more involved in the finer points of state and national politics might notice their email spam seemingly overflowing with messages of varying political discourse, for this serves as a reminder that the Midterms are upon us. The 2018 House and Senate races are poised to spell a decisive year for Democrats and … Continue reading ELECTION WATCH: Pajama Politics

The Sun Also Rises

By Joseph Temblador, Clarion Editor-in-Chief Kennedy’s annual Senior Sunrise is a time for comradery and contemplation, a bastion of things to come, and a reminder that moments are fleeting.  Senior Sunrise can be a pleasant or stark reminder that Kennedy Seniors will soon move onto greater things outside the confines of JFK, and for some of us, Sacramento altogether. Many of us will go on … Continue reading The Sun Also Rises

465 John F. Kennedy High School Seniors to Walk into Their Future on June 13

By Desiree Leong, Clarion Staff After making it through the hectic 2017-2018 school year, the 465 graduating seniors will finally be walking the stage at the Sacramento Memorial Auditorium at 3 p.m. on June 13. Two of Kennedy’s graduating seniors, Malissia Bordeaux and Zainab Khan, will be speaking at the ceremony, along with Sacramento City Unified School District Board member Darrell Woo. Singing the National … Continue reading 465 John F. Kennedy High School Seniors to Walk into Their Future on June 13

Last Will & Testament from Class of 2018

I, Katelyn Yang, will my younger brother, Alex, and younger sister, Natalyn, to continue to pursue your dream despite what the adults may say and to be always kind and compassionate to everyone you meet. I, Ivy Wang, will my blood, bruises, scrapes, and tears to my hurdle babies. May all this pain bring forth new PRs and even more growth. Most importantly, I will … Continue reading Last Will & Testament from Class of 2018

Clarion Editors 2018 Reflections

Christopher Wong, Chief Editor Two years, nine months, and seven days ago, I finished preparations in the dark of night for recruitment for a new club. At orientation, I waited out in front of the G wing quad behind a table with a sign urging people to join the school newspaper, the Kennedy Clarion. A few weeks later, still mostly in the dark on how … Continue reading Clarion Editors 2018 Reflections

Student Spotlight: The Dreams That Live On

By Saeri Plagmann, Features Editor What happened to the big dreams and admirable professions that people once aspired to? Most would blame it on age, saying that with experience comes a reality check that forces one to see how impractical dreams can be. Some goals seem out of reach because of a variety of circumstances, but in no way does that mean they are completely … Continue reading Student Spotlight: The Dreams That Live On