The Phoenix Fire

Solo and Ensemble Festival

Rohan Bulusu, News Reporter

March 11, 2019

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Over the months of January and February, music students across District 203 prepared for the Solo and Ensemble Festival on February 23rd. Performing in front of a professional evaluator, they played with a small group of their pee...

Chicago Shakespeare Trip – Macbeth

Sruthi Kotlo, News Reporter

March 4, 2019

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“Double double toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble” is a well known quote that many know to be from Shakespeare’s Macbeth. The interesting play includes tragedy as well as witches and murder. As a Panther (and n...

Valentines Day Cookies

Cherlin Ng, News Reporter

March 4, 2019

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The Valentine’s Day cookies made by Kennedy Charity Caterers have been a school-wide tradition as long as anyone can remember. These heart-shaped cookies are the most popular of all of the Caterers’ fundraising treats throughout t...

Winter Band Concert

Elaina Malczewski, News Reporter

March 4, 2019

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The Kennedy Junior High School bands put on the winter band concert at KJHS on February 20th, 2019. Students’ competitiveness was high early on in the day and lasted throughout the performances. It was the only concert of the ...

Winter Orchestra Concert

Nathan Yuan, News Reporter

March 4, 2019

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The recent orchestra concert held on Thursday, February 21st, organized by Ms. Tyus, the orchestra director, marked the second concert this school year at Kennedy Junior High School. The February concert highlighted three veter...

FIRST and LEGO — STEM leads the way by Nathan Yuan

December 3, 2018

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They say that the roots of education are bitter, but for students participating in FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL), their exploration of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) ideas are as sweet as ever. FLL is an intern...

Phoenix Teacher Birthdays

Rohan Bulusu, News Reporter

October 11, 2018

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September 14th, Room 152. 7:00 am. The first students begin arriving, and begin their work. By 7:30, the group is a dozen strong and accompanied by Phoenix staff. At 7:47, the surprise is revealed, and Mrs. Piekarz enters her roo...

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