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Writers Guild of America on Strike
Writers Guild of America on Strike
Film writers distraught over inadequate compensation
Anna Bass, Staff Reporter • May 24, 2023
Crazy for Camp
Crazy for Camp
Serenity Mead, Staff Reporter • May 24, 2023

This summer the Elite Dance and Cheer camps will be taking place at Bishop Kenny in the Karla Harris Center. They take place June 13th-15th,...

The red tide can affect the ocean. (Photo courtesy of National Geographic)
Ruined by Red
Gloria Gjuraj, Staff Reporter • April 19, 2023

As summer approaches it is important that we choose a vacation destination. Unfortunately these options may be limited due to the red tide that...

Logo for the Kilwins run (Photo courtesy of
Ice Cream Fun Run
Rheece Singletary, Staff Reporter • March 23, 2023

“Kilwins Jacksonville Ice Cream Run” is happening this Saturday on Mar. 25, 2023 at 7:30 am at the St. John’s Town Center.  The ice...

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Gabrielle Johnson (left) and Ka’Myya Haywood (right) stand on the podium after their wins (photo courtesy Loren James).
Champion Crusaders
Emily Wheldon, Staff Reporter

On May 18, the Bishop Kenny track team went to the FSHAA 2A State Championships. Multiple athletes competed in races, with a majority of them placing in the top eight. Senior...

Ka’Myya Haywood wins her Districts’ 400 and 800 meter run (photo curtesy of Lauren James)
From Crusaders to Vols
Parker Fluhr , Staff reporter • May 24, 2023

Recently, senior Ka’myya Haywood fully committed to further her athletic and academic career at the University of Tennessee on a running scholarship. Haywood...

Boys lined up with their parents on senior night.
Boys Baseball Senior Night
Grace Hayag, Staff Relations Manager • May 13, 2023

Volkanovski is set to fight Yair Rodriguez
For the Title
Jared Carrillo, Staff Reporter • May 10, 2023

Dana White, President of the UFC, announced on an Instagram Live that Alexander Volkanovski and Yair Rodriguez will officially headline the main...

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Former cadets pose for a staff photo
50 Years of ROTC
Bishop Kenny NJROTC celebrates 50 years of service
Giovanna Feitoza, Staff Reporter • May 10, 2023
The band performs their rendition of Baba Yetu from Civilization IV.
Spring Concert
Audrey Moody, Web Copy Editor • May 4, 2023
The Bishop Kenny choir and band performed in their annual Spring Concert on Apr. 27 led by Michael Jenkins.

The choir went up on stage first,
Giovanna Feitoza wins Miss Bishop Kenny for the 2023-2024 school year.
Dazzling the Night Away
Madison Bolen, Staff Reporter • May 4, 2023

The light shines down on her hand-beaded royal red dress. People continue to cheer

The previous Miss BK senior Anabel Macchi, crowns junior Giovanna Feitoza as Miss BK along with junior Aleah Grayce Gibbs and junior Mary Smith
Crowning Moment
Claudia Laos, Staff Reporter • April 28, 2023
The thirty-first annual Miss Bishop Kenny Pageant was held in the Carla Harris Performing Arts Center from 7-9 pm last Friday, April 21.

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Each AI has its own unique look. (Courtesy of Creative Commons)
Alarming AI

If you have Snapchat, then you most likely have seen the My AI icon pop up within the last couple of days. This is Snapchat’s latest experiment...

Jack and Rose on the Titanic (Photo courtesy of USA
Celebrating “Titanic” Anniversary
Rheece Singletary, Staff Reporter • March 1, 2023

Mar. 1, 2023, Titanic celebrates the anniversary of being the first film to gross one billion dollars.  “Titanic” directed by James...

Rihanna shows off red outfit on stage. (Photo courtesy of People)
Rihanna is Back
Rheece Singletary, Staff Reporter • February 16, 2023

For Super Bowl LVII, Rihanna came out of the shadows and performed for the first time in the last couple of years. She is a fantastic artist...

Elvis Presley (played by Austin Butler) makes his performing debut (Photo courtesy of The Movie Database)
Top 3 Movies of 2022
Jared Carrillo, Staff Reporter • January 13, 2023

Last year's variety of films has been nothing short of...overwhelming. From low-budget productions to box office smashing blockbusters, 2022...

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Artificial Intelligence is created to act as an alternative to the human mind. (Photo courtesy of Creative Commons)
Artificial Future
Negative effects of artificial intelligence on the future
Lorelei Carlton, Staff Reporter • May 17, 2023
Flowers on top of a gift box for a Mother’s Day gift
Happy Mother's Day
Rheece Singletary, Staff Reporter • May 10, 2023

Mother's Day is this weekend on Sunday, May 14. As it is approaching quickly, don’t forget to get your mom a gift for the holiday. Here...

Seniors have only three months until graduation. (Photo courtesy of Cappex)
Perspective of a Senior
Stella Shaw, Social Media Manager • March 15, 2023

As senior year comes to a close, I have found myself prioritizing the friendships and relationships with my family and friends much more than...

The Willow Project has caused many protests to happen around the country. (Photo courtesy of Inside Climate News)
On Thin Ice
Anna Bass, Staff Reporter • March 15, 2023

For decades, ConocoPhillips, Alaska’s largest crude oil producer, has been pushing for a gargantuan oil drilling project in the National Petroleum...

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