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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Sports in the City

A look at how sports affect a state’s economic situation By: Bryan Lemus (Sports Editor and Social Media Manager)- 10/5/18 California has one of the largest economies in the world, and it continues to trend upwards with California’s economy being credited as ¬†the fifth largest in the world, and a part of that is due to sports. The state has many cities with professional teams that bring in millions of dollars of tax revenue. In…

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Cultural Traditions

Different holiday celebrations by Brandon Almazan (Business Manager) – 12/14/17 Cultural traditions can be unique in their own ways, but not everyone is aware of the different celebrations. In Mexico, they have El Dia de Los Reyes Magos instead of Christmas. They are referred to as the three wise men who followed the star of Bethlehem. They arrived with their gifts of gold as they visited Baby Jesus after his birth. This holiday is celebrated…

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