Sad or SAD?

Uneasy feelings of sorrow during winter months may be more than just one being sad, it may be symptoms of seasonal affective disorder By: Kaitlyn Germann (staff writer) With the upcoming time change comes shorter hours of sunlight, and that can trigger  people to develop seasonal affective disorder (SAD) during winter time, leading to feelings of depression and hopelessness, though the disorder and its effects aren’t well known.   A Kennedy parent remarked that for…

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Football Contributing to Community

Being united through a sports game By: Bryan Lemus (Sports Editor and Social Media Manager) Like many other sports, football finds a way to bring communities together even if it’s just for two or three hours. In the US, football has ingrained itself into the national culture and has become part of people’s lives. People will have Sunday night football parties, little league games, and even watch football games during holidays. Something similar is beginning…

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Music to Your Ears, Music to Your Grades

Music in class might be more distracting than people think By: Evelina Zubrinskaya (staff writer) Music, though a simple and commonplace aspect of life, can have its own controversy in the context of John F. Kennedy High School and its “no earbuds” rules. Despite the guidelines that can be clearly seen posted throughout the school, music is still present in classes with students slyly slipping their earbuds in during class, or the less deviant approach of…

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The Necessity of Being Independent

The importance of Home Economics By: Luis Caldera (staff writer) In a society where real life skills like home management are needed, home economics is a necessary and important class for high school students to take. Home economics at Kennedy High School is still offered but only as an elective. One reason why home economics should be a required class instead of an elective is because of the simple fact that many students don’t have some…

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Voter Representation Advocacy Event

Registration event at Kennedy By: Teresa Mercado (staff writer) The Our Girls Build Kennedy team recently held an event encouraging their peers to register or pre-register to vote and learn about the items on the ballot. The event held so many helpful information as well as they were so many helpful students. All of the social studies teachers were invited to participate to allow their students to be informed about different propositions and candidates who…

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