• Blood Drive is May 4

  • Cavalier Community Concert on Friday, May 12th from 5 – 7 pm in the bus loop

  • LTI Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, April 27 during 4th period

Halloween Costume Winners!

Halloween Costume Winners!

October 31, 2016
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We have two winners in the 2016 Halloween Costume Contest.  The judges were the fine sixth period students of television production. Proving that President Obama is still the man here at Kennedy High School, senior Nadia Negash had the most votes. The second winner is Suicide Squad character,...

“Once on this Island” comes to Kennedy

Andrea Deyto, Reporter
June 21, 2016
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“In the end the play really came together and the cast put their all into it,” said senior Rebecca Wesley. “I couldn’t have asked for a better last show.” The play Once on this Island, written by Lynn Ahrens with music by Stephen Flaherty, was performed in John F. Kennedy High School on M...

Kennedy and Glenallan Team up for Art Project

Amina N'Gambwa, Editor
June 21, 2016
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On March 11, Kennedy students taking Ms. Johnson’s ceramics class met with the second graders at Glenallan Elementary School to see the final result of a month long collaborative art effort between the schools. Ms. Lewis, the assistant principal at Kennedy, helped launch the collaboration by get...

Comedy Opens at Kennedy This Weekend

Comedy Opens at Kennedy This Weekend

Yesica Benitez, Editor
January 8, 2016
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"I'm really nervous! I've never performed or acted before and I might get stage fright," said Jonathan Portillo, ‘16, "but I've learned how to get out of my comfort zone and to take risks because that's what this is about."    After almost two months of rehearsals, the cast members in Kennedy’s upcom...

Miss Cavalier Fashion Show

Miss Cavalier Fashion Show

Kimberly Ubadiniru with Maya Bickel
December 20, 2015
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The Miss Cavalier Fashion Show, an annual tradition at Kennedy High School that ended three years ago, was brought back by a group of Leadership Training Institute students. The show was held in the John F. Kennedy auditorium on Thursday, Dec. 10.  Kennedy students walked down the stage in outfits which...

Student actors talk about the thespian experience as Pippin opens at KDY

Student actors talk about the thespian experience as Pippin opens at KDY

March 1, 2014
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Students feverishly cut fabric for togas, blocking was perfected, the orchestra checked their tempos with the cast and the madness begins. Phillip Utterback, drama adviser, is exhausted.  His mother is coming to town for the show and to beat the snow in Ohio. The students spoke about their experience...

Movie Review: Ride Along not impressive

Donethe Cyprien, Reporter
February 22, 2014
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Ride Along, starring Ice Cube and Kevin Hart, was disappointing.  Basically, it was a movie about a cop taking his future brother-in-law on a ride along to prove that he wasn’t ready to marry his sister. This could have been such a good movie. The problem is that The movie wasn’t bad, the movie...

Kennedy Keeps Watch, New Mural by Art Department

Kennedy Keeps Watch, New Mural by Art Department

Melany Lopez, Reporter
May 10, 2013
Filed under A & E, Student Life, Top Stories

With seniors leaving in no fewer two months, what can one do before the leave? What about art? “ I did it because I wanted to leave my mark on this school,” said Ruth Nina, a graduating senior. Mr. Kirk and his special helpers have been working on this mural for almost 4 weeks and it is halfway done. Raymond...

New Technology Enhances IB Theatre Experience

New Technology Enhances IB Theatre Experience

Lucy Murray, Editor-In-Chief
April 12, 2013
Filed under A & E, Student Life, Top Stories

Yesterday, IB Theatre spent the class acting in front a green screen. Room 108C was filled with young actors, waiting to utilize the skills they have been honing all year. It was different work than they are used to, as it was limited space without props or visible scenery. The project takes acting...

Successful Art Show and Open Mic Night Come Together

Successful Art Show and Open Mic Night Come Together

Jessica Condori, Reporter
March 24, 2013
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Kennedy's Art Department gathered their creative forces for a combined Spring Art Show and Open Mic on Thursday night. The art show had ceramics, paintings, photography, linoleum block printing, flip book videos and more. Evidence of Kennedy artists were everywhere, including the art hallway where...

The Timeless Question: Xbox 360 or PS3?

Jeffrey Garcia and Roderick Aniceto, Reporters
January 31, 2013
Filed under A & E, Top Stories

Every day, you hear people arguing, popping veins, and throwing their fists at each other. Not about politics, or religion, or scientific theories. Kennedy students fight over the subject matter that seems to have been going on forever. Which console system is better, the PlayStation 3, or the Xbox 36...

The Hunger Games Film is True to the Tale

Mary Guenther
April 11, 2012
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Fans flocked to the Regal Majestic theatre in Silver Spring at midnight March 21st, Friday for the premiere of The Hunger Games.  The movie is based on a book series with a huge fan following published by Suzanne Collins. Six theatres were open to accommodate the number of movie goers who flocked to...

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