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Tent or Treat?

Tent or Treat?

Antonia Martinez, Staff Writer October 27, 2023

As time approaches closer and closer to Halloween, the Teaching Academy and Kennedy United decided to host John F. Kenned’s first ever Tent or Treat this past Friday the 13th. Head of Teaching Academy...

Toxicity of Star Wars

Toxicity of Star Wars

Matthew Soto, Staff Writer October 27, 2023

Fan is the shortened term for the word fanatic. A fanatic is defined as “a person filled with excessive and single-minded zeal, especially for an extreme religious or political cause.” If you love...

Suspense over College Applications

Suspense over College Applications

Isabella Beltran, Staff Writer October 27, 2023

Anticipation for college applications is rising for all seniors since applications are just around the corner from October 1-November 30, and it can get very overwhelming and stressful, especially not...

West Coast Customs

West Coast Customs

Victoria Jimenez, Editor in Chief October 27, 2023

Cars being wheeled out, the sound of happy customers. The sound of saws cutting through metal and drills. That’s a typical morning of workers at the popular body shop West Coast Customs, run by Ryan...

Students, Get the Help You Need

Students, Get the Help You Need

Melissa Caballero-Martinez, Staff Writer October 27, 2023

Students in need of academic support can attend tutoring sessions offered through, Kennedy and Arc tutoring, and the UCLA AP Readiness Program. These programs are free of charge and each offer...

The football field after school during practice.

0 v. 6 Sport Periods

Christine Chung, Digital Editor/Business Manager October 27, 2023

Students attending most high schools have the option of taking sports during zero or sixth period depending on the type and the availability of that sport, which may result in a difference of waking up,...

A maze held by Kennedy leadership students to instate fear in the students.

Kennedy Getting Scared

Jasmine Salas, Staff Writer October 18, 2023

 Horror is a genre that reflects thrilling twisting events and evolving terror. It can range from films, books, plays, or the holiday that takes place on October 31st, Halloween. This can be a perfect...

Students in the reflection room

School Punishments are Getting Ridiculous

Enzo Mendoza, Layout Editor October 16, 2023

School rules are always broken and when they are, someone ends up getting punished, but school punishments are becoming useless if punishments keep focusing on less important violations. Attendance...

A construction site on campus of Kennedy High School.

Rebuilding Kennedy High School

Lucinda Pineda , Staff Writer October 13, 2023

Kennedy campus is in year two of getting a new look, as the reconstruction of the campus will eliminate portable classrooms and become a more modernized, cost-effective, and environment-friendly infrastructure...

A piece of artwork.

A Reason for Art

Noah Guerrero, Staff Writer October 13, 2023

Art is more than an image, rather it's a story.  While it may not look as such, art is surprising in that sense.  Every stroke, every blemish, and every idea thought brings meaning and purpose to the...

Mosquito bite being scratched by bite victim.

Local Pests Welcome a New Family Member

Melissa Caballero-Martinez, Staff Writer October 13, 2023

Mosquito species Aedes Aegypti is the latest mosquito to be introduced locally and they are completely unwelcome. They, along with their California-native friends the Culex mosquitoes, have overextended...

JFK Hallway during the maze.

Halloween at Kennedy

Christine Chung, Digital Editor/Business Manager October 13, 2023

     In honor of Halloween, Kennedy High School’s leadership students are pulling together different activities during and after school to spike students’ interest and spirit in the holiday.        On...

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