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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Victory Royales or Registering to Vote?

The younger generations involvement in politics By: Diane Mata (Features Editor)- 10/5/18 John McCain III died a little over a month ago and half of Kennedy’s student body didn’t even know who he was. The majority of the younger generation isn’t as into politics as they should be. Yes, there are some who get involved and educated in the topic but most don’t.John McCain was a military officer, Arizona State Senator, and the Republican nominee…

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Filtered Content

Looking into how public education is affected by internet filters By: Gaby Quintero (Online Editor)- 9/28/18    School internet filters are necessary to stop students from goofing off during class; however, they impact the resources students have available during school hours.    Congress passed the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) in 2000 to protect minors from coming into contact with harmful internet websites. This act requires schools and public libraries in the United States to…

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Kennedy’s Struggle with Academics

 A student’s perspective on Kennedy’s low academics by Mechelle Haro – 7/31/17 School is finally out and after four years at Kennedy High School, I can finally say that my time at Kennedy was a strange one. From teachers that seemed to care little for students to students that seemed to lose their manners as the years went by, Kennedy had its own array of problems to deal with. Don’t get me wrong, I loved Kennedy…

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Married at 18

Why we should not view young married couples as taboo By Karina Garcia (Editor in Chief) -05/3/17 My husband and I got married a month after I turned 18 in the spring semester of senior year. I met Michael Dovlatian in our 10th grade English class; we became good friends and eventually fell in love. At first I dreaded that people would find out because I thought they’d be judgmental and have negative comments. And…

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