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Banned Books

Banned Books

Kennedy O’Gilvie Joplin, McClatchy High School February 3, 2024

Brave New World, Animal Farm, Beloved, and Catcher in the Rye are all famous books known for being banned by states, schools or parents for the messages they convey.  Currently some states, including...

Students in FemCo gather, discuss, learn and solve problems related to todays feminism

Students in FemCo gather, discuss, learn and solve problems related to today’s feminism

Kennedy O’Gilvie Joplin, C. K. McClatchy High School January 3, 2024

During lunch every Wednesday in Room 202 at C.K McClatchy High School, members of the C.K McClatchy’s Feminist Coalition (FemCo) gather around to discuss, learn and solve the problems they see today...

African American students from C. K. McClatchy attended the HBCU fair at Burbank High on Sept. 19

Sac City Unified students attend Historic Black College and University Fair at Burbank High

Kennedy O’Gilvie Joplin, C. K. McClatchy High School October 17, 2023

Sacramento City Unified School District high school students, especially students of color, were invited on Sept. 19 to Luther Burbank High School for the annual UCAN/HBCU (United College Action Network/Historical...

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Expanded college enrollment policy mired in controversy

Juliana Castro, C.K McClatchy High School June 16, 2023

The Sacramento City Unified School District’s expanded college enrollment policy has created a controversy for students who wish to take college classes during their senior year.  Officials sent...

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If I had the power to change the curriculum . . .

Kennedy O’Gilvie Joplin, C. K. McClatchy High School June 9, 2023

If I had the power to change the curriculum at C. K. McClatchy High School, I would use it to focus on ethnic studies classes. In my time at McClatchy I have had a total of three ethnic studies courses:...

Student leadership needs to step up to clean up

Kennedy O’Gilvie Joplin, C. K. McClatchy High School June 9, 2023

We all remember them, though we try to forget. The place where you had a good cry, where you skipped the third period, where the most small talk happened.  They weren’t nice places to be. The smell...

All students deserve the opportunities and growth field trips bring

All students deserve the opportunities and growth field trips bring

Juliana Castro, C. K. McClatchy High School June 9, 2023

Is it right that not all C.K. McClatchy High School students have experienced a field trip?  The lack of funding and effort into planning school field trips for students who are not taking advanced...

McClatchy High School music students gathered for a group photo during their tour of Spain and Portugal in April. Photo by Kennedy OGilvie Joplin.

McClatchy student musicians tour Portugal, Spain while performing during spring break

Kennedy O’Gilvie Joplin, C. K. McClatchy High School June 1, 2023

The McClatchy High School Music Program recently traveled abroad to Spain and Portugal where they shared their music, toured cities, tried new food and experienced some European culture.  “I learned...

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Racist incidents persistent on C. K. McClatchy campus

Juliana Castro, C. K. McClatchy High School May 26, 2023

Over the past couple of years, C.K. McClatchy High School has become no stranger to racist incidents during Black History Month.   On Feb. 3 of this year, a student posted a video on their Instagram...

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Student behavior at drama performances questioned

Kennedy O’Gilvie Joplin, C. K. McClatchy High School April 20, 2023

The C. K. McClatchy Lion Pride Players recently put on a production of the musical “All Shook Up.” The play was shown May 8-12, and even though everything went smoothly, the performers said they had...

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C. K. McClatchy ecology movement driven by Eco Club efforts

Kennedy O’Gilvie Joplin, C. K. McClatchy High School March 28, 2023

The C.K. McClatchy High School Eco Club is on a mission to battle climate change. The club has been fighting the environmental crisis in their own community by picking up trash around the school and...

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California schools fare well in fiscal 2023-24 budget despite state revenue shortfall

Ethan Machado, McClatchy High School March 20, 2023

Schools fare relatively well in Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed state budget for the 2023-24 fiscal year, but a projected revenue shortfall topping $20 billion looms as a wild card in shaping the final...

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