• 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

Addressing the Dress Code

Gianni Healey, Reporter

June 21, 2016


Filed under Opinion

“I use my own judgement of what should and should not be worn, and if I think that it is inappropriate, I air on the side of caution,” said social studies teacher, Mr. King. In Montgomery County Schools, there is a Code of Conduct with regard to dress code policies. If you were to actually re...

Lack of School Spirit Affects Athletics

Hisan Iskandar, Reporter

June 21, 2016


Filed under Opinion

“They don’t care but they should,” Jessica Littleton, a sophomore and athlete for Kennedy’s soccer and lacrosse teams, said. “Even while we [Kennedy’s sports teams] get better and are getting closer to better statistics, people still say we suck,” she said. Littleton is one amongst ma...

The Contested Convention

Andrew Kerari, Reporter

April 18, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Currently in our elections, Donald Trump, and Hillary Clinton are both the frontrunners for their respective parties. This however, may not mean much. In the last few weeks, everyone has been talking about a possible contested convention for the Republican Party due to the fact that people are sta...

They Want You to Learn About Islam

They Want You to Learn About Islam

Khairatun Iskandar, Reporter

January 8, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Student Life, Top Stories

“In public I do get stares and I feel, not necessarily discriminated against, but I feel judged and… it’s that eerie feeling that’s always with you when you wear a hijab out in public and everyone knows you’re a Muslim,” Kimberly Syuardi, a student in Arnold, MD said. Kimberly, along with o...

Kennedy Students Attend Young Professionals Conference

Kennedy Students Attend Young Professionals Conference

Asmara Holmes, Reporter

March 23, 2013


Filed under Opinion, Student Life, Top Stories

On a windy Wednesday morning, 300 Montgomery County students filled the Multipurpose Room at The Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville, MD for the 2013 Young Professionals Conference. These students had the opportunity to learn about 11 different programs that are specialized at the various MCPS high...

Whose Job is It? Students talk about Corporate Responsibility and Cheap Tee-shirts

December 21, 2012


Filed under Opinion

Studies show that people will give more to fundraising campaigns if you focus on one person's problem. For example, people can empathize with a few people but when it is too many they feel like there is nothing one can do about it. But what about worker deaths half way around the world? What is ...

Skins: Worth More Than Its Hype for Controversy

Lucy Murray

March 12, 2012


Filed under A & E, Opinion

The UK drama-comedy, Skins, has become a pop culture sensation since its premiere in 2007. In recent years, Skins has gained a massive following—from UK and North American teens alike. The series is untraditional on several accounts, most notably: its insistence on hiring primarily amateur actors and...

What Kennedy looks like to the new student

Lucy Murray, Reporter

February 25, 2012


Filed under Opinion

Possibly, the worst moment of anticipation is when the bell rings and being a new student, it takes me another glance at the green paper of my schedule, to realize that it’s lunch. In that moment, no longer is there the security blanket of a particular designated seat or classroom. The worrisome issue...

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