The Student News Site and Newsletter of John F. Kennedy Memorial High School

The Torch

The Student News Site and Newsletter of John F. Kennedy Memorial High School

The Torch

The Student News Site and Newsletter of John F. Kennedy Memorial High School

The Torch

Fired up! Wildcats dance and sing the night away in JFKMHS production of High School Musical.
JFK Theater Department 'Soarin’ High' with this years play: 'High School Musical'
Zaima Mazumder and Musfira Mohamed April 22, 2024

The movie "High School Musical", with its catchy tunes and relatable characters, became a staple in the lives of many, especially those who grew up in...

Senior Daniella Pajak brings along her Stanley cup to her second block class on Wednesday, March 27.
What The Cup?
Ihaab Kashmiri, Contributor • April 14, 2024

During winter break, a tumbler went viral on the internet and has not been forgotten since. Stanleys are in schools, in stores and definitely all over...

Junior 215 starter for The Mustangs Emmanuel Perez Quijano after match winning pin on senior night
Back-to-Back: The Mustangs Win it Again
Dylan Driz, Jeremy Fishman, and Gabriel Rodriguez April 10, 2024

Despite losing five key seniors who totaled up to a combined 134 wins in the 2022-23 season, the Mustangs still persevered and overcame any challenges...

Tickets are $10 if bought in school and $15 at the door.
JFK’s production of High School Musical opens March 7
Smirti Bhandari, Lelani Cox, Daniyar Turdaliyev, Leah Hernandez, and Maximus Bergstrom March 5, 2024

The students and faculty of JFKMHS are hosting its annual spring musical on March 7, 2024.  Students and staff put have been preparing for the production...

Mr. Slaughter is ready for Mondays spirit theme.
BSU Hosts Spirit Week
February 9, 2024
Mental health left these five athletes without their lives in the past two years
The Spike in Mental Health Issues Among Young Athletes
Lorelei Lorentzen, Contributor • June 15, 2023

The covid pandemic severely damaged mental health among the high school student population, and this was no exception for athletes putting pressure on...

According to The Bureau of Labor Statistics, In July 2022, there were 21.0 million employed 16- to 24-year-olds.
The Best Jobs For Minors Revealed
Kelsey France December 8, 2022

Grocery Stores Shoprite hires at the age of 16 and pays about $9 - $16 per hour Kroger hires permit-possessing 14-year-olds and pays about $14-$18...

Picture of the finished LEGO Concorde
LEGO Concorde Takes Flight
Lipi Gajjar October 23, 2023

On Sept. 4, 2023, LEGO released the Concorde. The Concorde is an 18+ set with 2,083 pieces and the retail price sits at $199.99. This set is...

Products used for the McGraths Glass Skin Look.
Pat McGrath's 'Glass Skin' Tutorial
Esther Dorielan and Soraya Cuevas March 25, 2024
Creed 3 movie poster featuring Michael B. Jordan.
Photo via MGM under Creative Commons license.
Review of Creed 3
May 3, 2023
Fit of the Week: Sofia Xu
Sopfia's inspiration for her outfit was a mix of Pinterest and Instagram.
A variety of Asian Snacks can be found at your local Asian grocery store.
Celebrate AAPI month by trying these Asian snacks!
Chloe Tu May 22, 2023

May is Asian American Pacific Islander month, a time dedicated to not only celebrating AAPI successes and contributions, but also appreciating...

Gaia Saravan is on her way to Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York!
Senior Spotlight: Gaia Saravan
Siri Sajja June 15, 2023

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