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More than 40 Things So You’re Not Bored

50 Things to do during the Summer   With less than two weeks of school left, many students have mixed feelings about summer. Many are excited for vacations and warm weather, and eager to leave Kennedy behind and ...

May 17, 2017

Mrs. Hollander Impact

Elliott Clements and Nandini Kapoor

Mrs. Hollander has showed science can be fun, and that learning not only comes from the teacher, but from fellow students. Her encouragement of collaboration and laughing has given her students an opportunity to grow with eac...

May 17, 2017

State Mathcounts Champions, Once Again

For the third year in a row, the Kennedy Mathcounts Team won both the Chapter competition and the State competition without any doubt. This year’s 4-person team consisted Geoffrey Wu, Holden Mui, Colin Yao, and Alicia Chen...

May 17, 2017

A Panther’s Dictionary

Ellen Yandel, Managing Editor

These are some quotes collected around the Pod; 63 quotes for 63 Panthers. “Basically, the lightning shoop will kill you.”       “I’m deleting fools left and right.”     “Have you ever acc...

May 17, 2017

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SciOly!

Chris Zhou, Managing Editor

Students from KJHS’ Science Olympiad Varsity Team recently attended their state contest on April 29. The competition was held at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, as it was last year, and started at 7:00 ...

May 18, 2017No Comments

Feeder School Tour

Siddharth Ravuri, Features Editor

On Thursday the 16th of March, honor music students of Kennedy Junior High took a trip to three elementary schools to demonstrate their music to younger students. This tour, along with the BandFest mixed concert at Kenne...

May 18, 2017No Comments

Band Concert

Nell Lorimer, Photo/Graphics Editor

On the night of May 26, 4 feeder schools to Kennedy Junior High came to 216 Greentrails Dr. to put on an unforgettable performance. The 8th grade band played that night, as well, showing off the skills they gained througho...

May 17, 2017No Comments

Last Orchestra Concert

Aastha Chouhan, Copy Editor

On Wednesday, May 9, the Kennedy 7th and 8th grade orchestras played in their final concert. The performance was held at Madison Junior High School and was a conjoined concert for all of the District 203 middle schools. Al...

May 17, 2017No Comments

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Batman

Eron Ristich, Columnist

Dark Knight. Caped Crusader. Matches Malone. Demon of the night. He's been known by many names, perhaps the most famous of all being Batman. A character of mystery and a history of darkness. Batman ...

May 17, 2017No Comments

PARCC: An Alien Conspiracy

Rachel Ziegler, Opinion Editer

Ah, spring. What’s not to like about it? Spring break, sunny days, and standardized testing.  Wonderful, isn’t it? Well, I’m quite sorry to rain on your parade (it’s probably raining anyway), but P...

May 17, 2017No Comments

Odyssey Dress Shopping

Kristin Cho, Columnist

The school year is coming to a close, but that doesn’t mean the excitement stops now.  Especially for the eighth graders, who are enjoying their last year in middle school.  The last three days of school...

May 17, 2017No Comments

Do the Academy Awards Actually Accomplish Anything?

March 19, 2017

Pirate Kidnappings and Sheep Herding: A Memoir of St. Patrick

March 19, 2017

Should Spring Break Be Longer?

March 19, 2017

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