Road to Success: Softball Team on Their Way to Championship

By Eddie Rodrigues, Sports Editor Kennedy’s 2018 softball season was an adventure for everyone on the team. Coach Caitlyn Seymour led the team to a 15-9 record and 12-2 in their league. They won their last conference game against Metro League rival Burbank by a crushing score of 21-1. After a very successful season where they beat rival McClatchy by 7-2 and Elk Grove’s Laguna … Continue reading Road to Success: Softball Team on Their Way to Championship

Student Spotlight: Mia Santos Uses Talents to Better Community

By Liana James and Saeri Plagmann, Clarion Staff Coming from Arizona in 2016, Kennedy senior Mia Santos was quick to make a name for herself in just the short time she has been here by exceeding in academics and athletics. Her achievements have caught the attention of the community far and wide, earning her titles such as All-American by Under Armor and All-West Coast by … Continue reading Student Spotlight: Mia Santos Uses Talents to Better Community

Kennedy Spring Sports

By Eddie Rodrigues, Clarion Staff Track & Field The track and field season is off and running at Kennedy with the largest team they’ve ever had with over 100 athletes. The talent runs across many events according to coach John Gallen. A few of those Kennedy competitors shared how the season has gone so far. “I look forward to going to the meets as a … Continue reading Kennedy Spring Sports

Way Back Machine – 50 Years Ago

February 16, 1968 Volume 1 No. 4 By Sophia O’Neal, Clarion Staff   Senator Kennedy Invited to Dedication The Kennedy student body and faculty came together to celebrate the one year anniversary of the school’s dedication, May 26th. The date came shortly before the birthday of late president and school namesake, John F. Kennedy. The Native Daughters of California organization headed the ceremonies, with Lt. … Continue reading Way Back Machine – 50 Years Ago

Girls Softball Completes Best Season Since 1982

By Marsiana Pound, Clarion Staff Our very own girls softball teams, varsity and junior varsity, hit many milestones this year in what some might say has been the best season in 35 years. The varsity team finished the season with a 13-1 win/loss record in Metro Conference games and were ranked in the top 20 in the area.  The overall season record for the team … Continue reading Girls Softball Completes Best Season Since 1982

Featured Athlete: Kiana Lee

By Alex Ng, Chief Photographer The John F. Kennedy student body is proud to hold an amazing sports program that features many talented student athletes, who not only perform on the field, but off the field as well. Most notably, The Clarion wishes to recognize a student that has shown exemplary talent in softball, Kiana Lee, who has not only been admitted to UC Davis, but … Continue reading Featured Athlete: Kiana Lee

JFK Softball Team Reaches Playoffs Again

By Clarion Staff After glancing at the softball team’s stats, I realized the team is looking to be a strong team with high batting averages, a couple of home runs, and a ton of stolen bases. Kennedy’s own Kimberly Evans (a freshman) and Aaliyah Shimosaka (a senior) hold the ranks of first and second highest number of stolen bases in the Metro Conference Kennedy is a part of. … Continue reading JFK Softball Team Reaches Playoffs Again