Clarion Staff Receives Area Journalism Awards

By Aaron Soliz, Clarion Staff On May 8th, a group of the Clarion writers and photographers attended the 6th Annual Student Journalist Awards Dinner, an event funded by the California Scholastic Journalism Initiative that recognizes superb work composed by student journalists from ten local high schools.  Honored guest Matt Perry, Assistant Superintendent delivered the keynote speech. The evening began with writing coach Sharon Ito addressed the … Continue reading Clarion Staff Receives Area Journalism Awards

Student Journalists Visit Capital Public Radio

The monthly Sacramento Student Journalism Network meeting was held February 9 in the Capital Public Radio building near Sacramento State University. Students from the Kennedy Clarion journalism class attend these regular meetings held mostly at The Sacramento Bee.   This gathering was unlike the others because it was held in a broadcasting site and Joe Barr, Chief Content Officer of Capital Public Radio was the host.   … Continue reading Student Journalists Visit Capital Public Radio

Women’s Event: Journalism in the Trump Era

By Katelyn Yang & Cynthia Dominguez, Clarion Staff Note:  photos from the event shown below On December 14th, members of the Clarion staff attended a She Shares event at the California Museum in Sacramento.  She Shares is a conversation series lead by professional women and provides opportunities for networking and education for the next generation of women leaders. Dewey Square Group’s Karen Breslau, a veteran … Continue reading Women’s Event: Journalism in the Trump Era

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: 25 Years Ago

Published in the Kennedy Clarion April 26, 1991 Vandalism Costs at JFK “… as a result of all the vandalism done, bathrooms have been locked up and, next year, lockers will not be available to any of the students. Mr. Lee said, ‘The lockers are going to be taken out of the wall and thrown away.” Wasting our Time “Everyone has at least pondered why … Continue reading The Clarion Wayback Machine: 25 Years Ago

The Clarion: Loud and Clear Returning Year

By Christopher Wong, Editor in chief clarion (adj.)- loud and clear It’s hard to believe this has been the first year we finally have the school newspaper. The revival was by no means easy and looking back on this year shows just how far the program has come. I have already discussed how the school newspaper came to be in a previous issue, but as … Continue reading The Clarion: Loud and Clear Returning Year

The Clarion’s Website Opens!

  Welcome to the Kennedy Clarion’s website! It’s hard to believe the school newspaper already has its own website! This is a huge milestone for the paper, and we hope that you continue to be a part of the revival of the school’s main media outlet. Check back to the website often for the latest news, reviews, and other happenings. We’ll have polls, updates on … Continue reading The Clarion’s Website Opens!