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Southside Band Festival by Emma Garlough

Emma Garlough, News Editor

December 1, 2017

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Southside Band Festival By Emma Garlough Students across the district performed in concerts recently, and Kennedy’s 8th grade band was no exception. Along with 8th grade bands from Madison and Lincoln junior high schools, KJH...

Performance Music Concerts in November by Bibiane Kan

December 1, 2017

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The month of November has been packed with music-related activities, and there have been numerous rehearsals in order to prepare for the concerts. On November 1st, the sixth graders had their first Junior High School Band concert...

Marching Huskies Step-Up Night by Emma Garlough

November 1, 2017

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Though it’s only the beginning of the year, many 8th grade students are already thinking about high school -- including extracurriculars like marching band. All seventh and eighth grade  band students at Kennedy, Washington...

The Magazine Drive by Nicolas Liu

October 31, 2017

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BAMM! The magazine dude was back on September 20th with bigger and better prizes than ever. The selling opportunities had never been easier with a completely online system. The magazine drive is an annual event that occurs to raise money...

Get-To-Know Mrs. Piekarz by Bibiane Kan

October 31, 2017

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Mrs. Piekarz joined the Panther team this year as the new science teacher. Although the students have had a couple of months to get to know her as both a teacher and mentor, here’s a deeper look into her life prior to teaching...

Parent Teacher Conferences by Jacob Cao

October 31, 2017

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Parent Teacher Conferences By Jacob Cao On October 5th and 6th, Kennedy Junior High’s students attended their first parent-teacher conference of the year. For many students, it was just another “waste” of time. But for ...

Southside Orchestra Workshop by Zayna Quraishi

October 31, 2017

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On October 19 at about 8:15 in the morning, the entire eighth grade Kennedy Junior High School Orchestra and their instruments piled onto a bus that took them to the nearby Naperville Central High School. The reason - a workshop...

A note from the Editor in Chief…

October 30, 2017

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Welcome to the first edition of The Panther Press, 2017-2018.  In the words of Nancy Gibbs, a former editor-in-chief of Time Magazine, "Every paragraph must earn its sentences, every sentence its words."  Well, at least for one day, the ...

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