Ideas for Getting Through Finals

Ideas for Getting Through Finals

Trinity Wiley, Writer

The most dreaded time of the year is approaching...finals. The testing begins Thursday for Kennedy students. How do you even study? Brooklynn Studt, fr., says she struggles with, “getting to the...

May 30, 2017No Comments

Cuts to area mental health programs affects access for students

Cuts to area mental health programs affects access for students

Andrew Shea, Writer

Tanager Place, a mental health and trauma support facility, has helped more than 2,000 area children and families through their services, though recently they’ve run into trouble providing care. Abou...

May 26, 2017No Comments

Recent News Stories

(Issue 7) May 24, 2017 – Torch newsmagazine

(Issue 7) May 24, 2017 – Torch newsmagazine

May 24, 2017

You can pick up your May, 24 2017 Kennedy Torch newsmagazine in the front foyer, IMC, and outside Room 70. The newsmagazine has additional stories, photos, and school coverage, all produced and created by...

Finals schedule set for end of the school year

May 23, 2017

Sumner is quickly approaching for the students in the Cedar Rapids Community School District. The last day of classes is Friday, June 2. Before the last day, students have to take finals. Finals will...

Practice for Kennedy graduation

Practice for Kennedy graduation

May 22, 2017

Attention graduating seniors! Graduation is coming up pretty quickly! On Friday, May 26 there will be a practice graduation at 9:45-11:00 a.m. at the U.S. Cellular Center where seniors' actual event ...

Moving On: Pat Grady

Moving On: Pat Grady

May 22, 2017

After 17 years at Kennedy, Econ teacher Pat Grady will be retiring. "We are losing a great one," history teacher, Brian White said. "He is without a doubt the best AP Econ teacher in Iowa. He is a...

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Being an Exchange Student at Kennedy High School

Being an Exchange Student at Kennedy High School

Joyline Goeb, Writer

Being an exchange student is so much fun, especially being one at Kennedy High School. It’s my first year at a high school -- where I come from, we don’t have h...

June 1, 2017

Senior Editorial: Brooke McNeal

Senior Editorial: Brooke McNeal

Brooke McNeal, News Editor

I am stuck on how to fit all of my memories of four great years into a half page. I have way more memories that will last a lifetime and that take up more than the space I’m...

May 22, 2017

Recent Opinion Stories

  • Senior Editorial: Madeline Jamrok May 22, 2017
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