Students Get Active In Response to Evac

By Sophia O’Neal, Clarion Staff The recent evacuation on Friday, March 16 raised a lot of questions for many students, parents and faculty about Kennedy’s emergency plans and procedures. There is no set protocol for events, but there absolutely should be. Due to the recent shooting and bomb threats, the Kennedy student body has been really shaken up and demand answers and a sounder plan … Continue reading Students Get Active In Response to Evac

An Analysis on Internet Memes: Kermit the Frog

By Qu T. Pi, Thoughtful Meme Enthusiast and Resident Frog Catcher According to the “Analysis on Internet Memes Using Semiotics”, an analytical research paper on Internet memes conducted from the English Department at Binus University, Abdul Aziz Turhan Kariko observed that memes — cultural ideas or styles spread among people — became a popular, alternative form of communication in early 2012, providing users with a … Continue reading An Analysis on Internet Memes: Kermit the Frog

Social Media Is Actually Bad

By Saeri Plagmann, Clarion Staff John F. Kennedy High School is home to over 2,000 students who go about their daily lives, influenced by social media in some shape or form. Because of the technological age we live it, it is not unusual to witness teenagers on their phones during class, while doing homework, walking, and sometimes even while driving. Social media is useful, but … Continue reading Social Media Is Actually Bad