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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Becoming a Cosmetologist

Finding the right cosmetology school By: Brisa Jeronimo Many local makeup studios offer classes, seminars or certifications as a makeup artist or eyelash tech. Some of these makeup studios prices are economical or a little too expensive; it all depends on what studio you go to and who the instructor is. According to many reviews on Yelp, people seem to be more interested in three main local makeup studios in the San Fernando Valley. One…

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Football Contributing to Community

Staying united through a sports game By: Bryan Lemus (Sports Editor) 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 to happen at Kennedy…

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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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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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