The Phoenix Fire

2nd Chorus Concert

Easton Ours, Opinion writer for "Behind-the-Scenes"

March 12, 2019

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The Kennedy Junior High Chorus, a group with members from 6th to 8th grade, had their second concert of the year at Kennedy on the night of Tuesday, February 12th. Thirteen songs were sung in total, with 6th, 7th, and 8th grade ea...

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Review

Mohammad Khan, Opinion Editor

March 11, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Rating: ★★★★☆ Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is an unexpected take on a movie featuring Marvel’s classic hero, Spider-Man. Animated, unlike any major Marvel movie in the past, ...

The Troubling Environmental Impacts of a Christmas Tree

Kathryn Hu, Opinion Writer

December 10, 2018

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Christmas trees, the embodiment of a holly jolly Christmas. Each family has one, whether it be fake or real, decorated with lights and ornaments. But it’s about time we wondered, are these trees really necessary? Christmas ...

Crimes of Grindelwald review by Mohammad Khan

December 3, 2018

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Rating: ★★☆☆☆ The long-awaited second installment of the Fantastic Beast series hit theaters a little more than two weeks ago. In all honesty, the movie just goes to show that there is no magic left in the world of H...

November – Behind the Scenes: Student Council

November 5, 2018

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by Easton Ours The Kennedy Student Council is a group of outstanding sixth through eighth graders who volunteer their time to the school to plan events such as school dances. The Student Council is critical to the state of the...

November – Rohints of Advice

November 5, 2018

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by Rohin Gopalka Q: I procrastinate too much. Do you have any ways to help me? -Practiced Procrastinator SA: Who cares? Middle school grades don’t matter. LA: Well, just don’t put it for the last day. Set a “...

Mr. Bones — Room 201 Mascot

Easton Ours, Opinion writer, writes Behind-The-Scenes

October 3, 2018

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As Halloween rapidly approaches, some teachers at Kennedy Junior High School in Lisle, Illinois are fully embracing the spirit of Halloween. Mrs. Kulik, Kennedy’s 8th grade advanced English and Social Studies teacher, is one ...

Rohints of Advice (October)

Rohin Gopalka, Opinion writer, writes the advice column

October 3, 2018

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Q: Dear Request Rohin, I’m doing XC this year, but I’ve discovered that I’m slower than my friends relative to where I was last year. I was faster them last year, but now I’m slower than them. What should I do? -Tyler...

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