• Cougars back to winning ways

    Cougars back to winning ways

    Nathan Sheeley, Editor-in-Chief

    September 24, 2016

    After an undefeated regular season in 2015 that saw several school records shattered, a playoff appearance at the UNI-Dome for the first time in 20 years, and a 2nd place finish in the state tournament, Kennedy's football team dropped their first two games of the 2016, falling to Muscatine and cross-town... READ MORE »»

    Photo by Nathan Sheeley.

  • Downtown prepares for impending flood

    Downtown prepares for impending flood

    Nathan Sheeley, Editor-in-Chief

    September 24, 2016

    As the City of Cedar Rapids prepares for the second-highest predicted flood crest in history, residents work to sandbag downtown areas while dealing with evacuations, road closings, and the fear of an apparition of 2008. All bridges downtown closed downtown on Saturday afternoon. Authorities and public... READ MORE »»

    Photo by Nathan Sheeley.

  • Storms strike Corridor

    Storms strike Corridor

    Nathan Sheeley, Editor-in-Chief

    September 22, 2016

    As flash flooding hits the Cedar Rapids area, the City of Cedar Rapids City Council has began to mobilize authorities to close down roads throughout town. The predicted crest patterns are expected to reach up to 24 feet high, which is the height at which water begins to touch the bottom of the bridges... READ MORE »»

    Photo by Nathan Sheeley.

  • Service dog makes things easier for sophomore

    Service dog makes things easier for sophomore

    Darby Herridge, Writer

    September 19, 2016

    You may have seen Joey walking through the halls of Kennedy with his service dog. “My dog helps me with my anxiety," said Joey Damisch, so. "I get nervous so I have Sparky with me so I don’t get really nervous." Sparky is a nine month old Golden Retriever. He was trained to be a service dog ... READ MORE »»

    Sparky and Joey

  • A Unique Dining Experience

    A Unique Dining Experience

    Brooke McNeal, News editor

    September 16, 2016

    If you’re looking for a unique place to eat and knowing you’re eating local products, The Pig and the Porter is the place for you! The atmosphere of this restaurant is so welcoming. Right when I walked in the door, I was greeted immediately and waited on. There is the option for outdoor seating,... READ MORE »»

    Photo provided by Brooke McNeal

Downtown prepares for impending flood

Nathan Sheeley, Editor-in-Chief

As the City of Cedar Rapids prepares for the second-highest predicted flood crest in history, residents work to sandbag downtown areas while dealing with evacuations, road closings,...  Read More »

September 24, 2016 • 0 comments

Storms strike Corridor

September 22, 2016

A Unique Dining Experience

September 16, 2016

Kinder Kennedy

September 15, 2016

Pep Assembly Upset

September 14, 2016

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Cougars back to winning ways

Nathan Sheeley, Editor-in-Chief

After an undefeated regular season in 2015 that saw several school records shattered, a playoff appearance at the UNI-Dome for the first time in 20 years, and a 2nd place finish in the state tournament, Kennedy's football...  Read More »

September 24, 2016 • 0 comments

  • Women’s Swimming and Diving Falls to Pleasant Valley September 9, 2016
  • Fall sports kickoff September 6, 2016
  • Coats for kids rivalry August 31, 2016
  • Kennedy Girls Softball 2k16 May 24, 2016

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Polls

How will you spend your summer?

  • Work (or find a job) (47%, 7 Votes)
  • Friends/Hang out (47%, 7 Votes)
  • Travel IA/U.S. (40%, 6 Votes)
  • Catch up on sleep (27%, 4 Votes)
  • Sports or music practice (7%, 1 Votes)
  • Summer school (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 15

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