Entries by Jacob Bergmeier

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Beyond the White House: by Ava Gallo ’18

Jackie Onassis and John F. Kennedy met at a dinner party when Kennedy was a congressman in 1952. In November of that year, Kennedy was elected United States Senator of Massachusetts. In 1953, the two were married and they later had four children, two of which died in infancy. As First Lady, Jackie Kennedy Onassis […]

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Kennedy Introduces “Friday Night Lights” at 2017 Homecoming: by Annie Burns ’18

Homecoming− a pivotal event to every high school’s football team and overall community. This night provides an opportunity for families, teachers, and, of course, students to display unity as they root for their boys and cheerleaders in an exhilarating game. In Kennedy’s past, the homecoming game has traditionally been held on a Saturday afternoon. While […]

Giving Back: By Sophia Brennan ’17

Giving back is a Kennedy Catholic tradition; it is central to who we are and an essential aspect of the Kennedy experience. It is no surprise that charitable drives take place frequently throughout the school year and are strongly supported by the students. This past year alone many drives were held such as the blood […]

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Interview of Meenu Johnkutty: by Catherine Brennan

Meenu Johnkutty, a senior at Kennedy, won this year’s Maryknoll student essay prompted “Caring for our Common Home” and received the $1,000 Bishop Patrick J. Byrne Award. Meenu is very passionate about climate change and in her essay, she wrote about ways we can respond to Pope Francis’s call for us to take care of […]

Meenu Johnkutty Awared Top Prize in Maryknoll Essay Contest

Maryknoll chose the theme for their annual middle and high school essay contest to be “Caring for Our Common Home” based on the teachings of Pope Francis and his 2015 encyclical, Laudato Si. Pope Francis states that Saint Francis of Assisi was a great influence on his faith and ultimately his direction as the pope because of […]

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Junior Ring Night: By Megan Cleary ’18

Every year Kennedy Catholic celebrates the junior class by having a mass and school ring ceremony. This year’s ceremony was held on Friday, January 20th from 7-8:30 pm. On this day, the students belonging to the class of 2018 put on their dress attire and celebrated being part of the Kennedy Catholic community. Juniors were […]