Summer Trips with Kennedy

Overview of Kelly’s educational summer tour By: Gaby Quintero (Online Editor) John F. Kennedy chemistry teacher Kari Kelly has the opportunity to take Kennedy students on a two and a half week trip to Europe this incoming summer. The program will run from June 21 to July 7, 2019.  Anyone associated with Kennedy is able to go on this trip, including students and their relatives. The trip costs $4955, which includes flights, transportation within Europe,…

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The Effects of the Government Shutdown

Digging into the Trump Administration By: Carina Rodriguez   The longest government shutdown in U.S. history just concluded, and all so President Trump can get his border wall. For 35 days, government employees were out of a job due to the tug of war between the President and Congress. On January 15, it was agreed upon to enact a temporary continuing resolution as a solution to reopen government agencies. There is still no agreement concerning…

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What Ninth Graders Need to Know

The importance of A-G requirements By: Carlos Aguilar (staff writer) Transitioning from middle school to high school is a big step in life, because you are one step closer to adulthood. In high school more things are expected of you, and one of these things is the A-G requirements. Kids are conditioned to get participation trophies, but in high school that stops. In middle school there is a policy of social promotion, which means that…

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Mighty Mouth Closing

The sad closing of a long-time haven for Kennedy students By: Jennalyn Reyes (staff writer) The burger restaurant, Mighty Mouth, located in the plaza next to John F. Kennedy High School is going out of business in order to make room for the construction of new apartments and businesses. This could take a toll on Kennedy students because many people went here to hang out and eat.  Although there are rumors of it opening back…

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Seniors Preparation for Graduation

All requirements seniors need to know By: Natalie Fuentes (staff writer) Seniors are graduating in June of next year. In order for them to graduate they have to go through a series of contracts and many requirements.These requirements decide whether the students are eligible to graduate on stage. Seniors need to complete a number of things such as:senior portfolio, resume, community service hours, the A-G requirements, and must have 210 credits. The A-G requirement is…

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