Tag Archives: John F. Kennedy High School

Teens Create Dreams: Talent show benefiting the Crisis Home Nursery set for Sunday at Kennedy

By Kelsie Wong Special to the Pocket News According to American columnist Ben Carson, “Happiness doesn’t result from what we get, but from what we give.” When we help others, it makes us feel good inside knowing that we are

Back in the game: Joe Marty’s set to reopen in December with help from your neighbors

Three years ago, Land Park residents Devon Atlee and Jack Morris sat around their friend Tom Walcott’s house, watching the San Francisco Giants. Half way through the game they started talking about Joe Marty’s and what a shame it was

City-owned Chicory Bend beach often a trash-out area

It’s a beach where soft, white sand gets underneath the toes, dogs run free and boaters venture inland to enjoy. To some, it feels like a hidden secret – a beach that not many people know about; and some have

Kennedy senior awarded PG&E Bright Minds Scholarship

John F. Kennedy High School senior Wenyu Ma is one of 10 California students to win the PG&E Bright Minds Scholarship. The scholarship covers up to $100,000 in college tuition and expenses. Ma was surprised during class by the arrival

Cougar football gears up for annual rib dinner in the new stadium

As the new Cougar stadium at John F. Kennedy High School symbolizes a sense of pride among athletes, the football program itself has seen great changes, including the hiring of some great coaches like Alex Gomes, an all-time leading receiver

“Every Fifteen Minutes” at John F. Kennedy High School

March 2nd and 3rd at John F. Kennedy high school were quite busy, emotional, and fearful. Every other year JFK holds an event called “Every Fifteen Minutes” and is held by a few students for their senior project. EFM is

Faces and Places: Neighborhood smoke detector installation

Thanks to efforts by the Sacramento Fire Department, John F. Kennedy High School’s Interact Club and the Rotary Club of Pocket/Greenhaven, happy were residents to receive new batteries for their smoke detectors on Saturday, March 7. The Sacramento Fire Department

Vic’s IGA Market closes after 18-year run

Vic’s IGA Market in the South Hills Shopping Center in South Land Park has permanently closed. The 40,000-square-foot market, which operated at 5820 South Land Park Drive, had opened its doors to the public in 1996. And those doors were

JFK celebrated Chinese New Year with festivities and delicious lunches

On Feb. 19-20, John F. Kennedy High School celebrated the Chinese New Year with festive campus decorations, a school-wide Chinese New Year tea party during lunch, and exciting Chinese cultural performances in the quad the day after. John F. Kennedy

10th Street Japanese area established more than a half-century ago

Editor’s Note: This is part 12 in a series regarding historic Asian districts of Sacramento. Japanese history in Sacramento includes a Japanese section that was established in the vicinity of 10th Street, between T and W streets, during the late