#BlackLivesMatter: Breaking Down Misconceptions and Policies

Feven Shonga, Staff Reporter

July 9, 2020

In 2012, a 17-year-old boy by the name of Treyvon Martin was killed by George Zimmerman while he was visiting his family in Florida. Wearing a hoodie, Martin was walking back home after buying Arizona tea and skittles from a conveni...

Porque Ahora: #LasVidasNegrasImportan

Adriana Quinonez Solano, Staff Reporter

June 9, 2020

"Is freedom to be conceived merely as an inherent, given characteristic of man, is it a freedom which is confined within the human mind, is freedom an internal experience? Or, on the other hand, is freedom only the liberty to...

Varsity Swimmers and Diver Make it to Metros for the First Time in Three Years

Olivia Miller, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2020

Ian Virga and Amelie House (left and middle) competed at Metros in the 100 yard backstroke, and Olivia Miller (right) competed in 1 meter diving. No, the swimming pool is not located on the third floor of Kennedy High School (...

Open Safety: the Future of Open Lunch at Kennedy

Liz Shanahan, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2020

Kennedy High School used to have open lunch, where students could leave campus for lunch, but that program has since ended. The reasoning behind this decision has not always been clear--oftentimes, all students hear is that not...

With All Rebirthing, it Takes Time: The Journey of Kennedy Football in 2018

Olivia Miller, Reporter

November 28, 2018

Kennedy’s football program is in the development stage of it’s rebirth. It’s not going to “happen overnight” - or in this case, even over a couple months. The team has doubled in size since last season, going from havin...

Boys Varsity Soccer’s First Playoff Win of 2018

Eilem Aguilar and Adriana Quinonez-Solano

November 20, 2018

Concluding with a winning season, the Varsity boys soccer team moved on to the first round of playoffs, facing one of John F. Kennedy’s biggest rivals, Wheaton High School. The county soccer playoffs began on Friday, where our boys...

Is Montgomery County doing enough to highlight the importance of mental health issues?

Andrea Anaya, Reporter

November 16, 2018

The Board of Education announced that this past October would be MCPS’ Mental Health and Wellness Awareness Month. Throughout the month, high schools across the county conducted activities during the school day to educate stude...