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David Ortiz during his time as a player for the Boston Red Sox.
Ortiz’s Call From The Hall
Grace Hayag, Staff reporter

Ortiz Famous MLB star David Ortiz, hit another crazy milestone in his baseball career. Recently, the National Baseball Hall of Fame selected the former Boston Red Sox designated...

Balkovec on the third baseline as a base coach (photo courtesy of NY Post).
Win for Women
Charli Esposito, web and social media manager • January 24, 2022

Earlier this week, the New York Yankees affiliation made history by hiring a female manager. The Tampa Tarpons threw a change up and hired Rachel...

Junior Barrett Baker looks for a pass inside.
Game On
Abby Milkes, Staff Reporter • January 19, 2022

On Jan. 14, the boys’ basketball team played the Bolles Bulldogs. The dress code for the game was a blackout, with the seniors’ theme being...

Georgia Ends 42 Year Drought with Another National Championship
Georgia Ends 42 Year Drought with Another National Championship
Noah Ferrizzi, Staff Reporter • January 14, 2022

The Georgia Bulldogs are this years CFP and national champions. The Bulldogs defeated their conference rival Alabama Crimson Tide 33-18 on Monday...

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Mrs. Durbin’s Journalism 1 Students get decked out for Wednesday White Out.
Winter Spirit Week ‘22
Haley Samaan, Staff Reporter • January 18, 2022
Last week students celebrated Winter Spirit Week in preparation for the biggest basketball game of the season, against Bolles. BK beat Bolles 55-53. Monday students dressed
But First, Coffee
But First, Coffee
Ava Liuzzo, Staff Reporter • December 3, 2021
Members of Bishop Kenny's Choir showcase their talents at the Empty Bowls Coffee House. 

Seniors Mackenna Gregory and Maddie Millar posing together before signing their letters of intent.
Signing Seniors
Jessica Golden, Design and Layout Editor • December 1, 2021
On November 17, two seniors signed their official letters of intent to play sports at the collegiate level. The two seniors were Maddie Millar
Seniors Avery Whitlow, Mark Pritchard and Alleana de Leon packing canned meats for the Thanksgiving food drive on the gym floor (Charli Esposito).
Driving Home Thanksgiving
Charli Esposito, Web and Social Media Manager • November 23, 2021


The Thanksgiving Food Drive was a record break setting year with an abundance of food to supply families with thanksgiving meals.

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The Super Bowl will take place at the SoFi stadium for the first time in 30 years.
Super Bowl Singers
Athletes from the hit docuseries ‘Cheer’ doing a liberty coed stunt (Photo Courtesy of Netflix).
Three Cheers for ‘Cheer’
Superior Spider
Superior Spider
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Crime unit vehicle sets up post outside the school following the shooting.
Horrible Circumstance
Emotional TikTok describes shooting at high school, raises awareness
Mikaela Georgi, Staff Reporter • January 26, 2022
Flurona Frenzy
Grace Jennings, Copy Editor • January 24, 2022

The U.S. has experienced recent spikes in cases of COVID-19 with the introduction of the highly transmissible omicron variant. Amongst the fervor...

A silent march for Fanta Bility was organized as a way to both honor Fantas like and for police accountability (Photo courtesy of The Independent).
Justice for Fanta Bility
Parker Harms, Staff Reporter • January 19, 2022

Three Pennsylvania police officers have been charged with manslaughter after the fatal shooting of 8-year-old Fanta Bility outside of a high...

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Disney Dominates
Disney Dominates
Ava Liuzzo, Staff Reporter • January 26, 2022

What makes an entertaining channel? Disney and Nickelodeon both have their share of iconic shows and nostalgic feels, but the best channel overall is definitely Disney.  Some...

Divisional Round Shockers
Divisional Round Shockers
Audrey Moody, Staff Reporter • January 21, 2022

The NFL Wild Card round has ended and we’re heading into the Divisional Round of the playoffs literally tomorrow (Jan. 21)! Who’s going to...

Gaming Excitement for 2022
Gaming Excitement for 2022
Audrey Moody, Staff Reporter • December 13, 2021

With 2021 about to be wrapped up (Christmas pun intended), gamers all around the world are looking forward to brand new releases in 2022. So,...

Hot coffee is a very popular beverage in winter, with dozens of flavors available at most chains. (Photo courtesy of Creative Commons)
Iced Coffee Calamity
Cate Dudley, Staff Reporter • December 6, 2021

Having a nice, cold, iced drink from Starbucks or Dunkin in spring or summer is just fine. Drinking one in fall may be pushing it, but it is...

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Meet the Staff

Jessica Durbin is the faculty adviser for The Shield. This is her 15th year as a teacher, and her 8th year at Bishop Kenny. Coaching young writers is one of her passions.

Haley Samaan
Haley Samaan
Staff Reporter

Haley Samaan is a Junior Staff Reporter for The Shield Newspaper. She is a part of Saint Vincent de Paul Society, Anchor Club, Spanish Honor Society, FCCLA, and Track. She loves to hang out with friends...

Cate Dudley
Cate Dudley
Staff Reporter

Cate Dudley is a Junior Staff Reporter for The Shield. She is a part of the Bishop Kenny varsity cheer team, track team, CrusaderVision, FCCLA, Anchor Club, and Spanish Club. When she is not writing, she...

Grace Jennings
Grace Jennings
Copy Editor

Grace Jennings is the Copy Editor of the Shield. She is a senior at BK and is a part of the National Honor Society, Quill and Scroll Honor Society, and English Honor Society. She is an Honors and AP student,...

Parker Harms
Parker Harms
Staff Reporter

Parker Harms is a Junior Staff Reporter for The Shield. When she is not working on The Shield, you can find them with friends, playing with their pets, or playing dnd. She in Thespian and German Honor...

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