• Prize Tickets for Tutorial Attendance

    Prize Tickets for Tutorial Attendance

    Joey Riley

    April 14, 2015

    Is SMART lunch a waste of time or is it a productive use of time? As you may have already noticed, teachers have started giving students prize tickets for attending tutorials. The top prize that students can win in a drawing is a Kindle. Principal Jason Kline said this prize box program got started... READ MORE »»

  • Kennedy Torch Podcast 2014-15 Episode 3

    Kennedy Torch Podcast 2014-15 Episode 3

    April 12, 2015

    Check out clips from the Mr. Cougar contest in Torch's podcast episode 3. Plus, find out more about next year's gym requirements.

  • Spring Break Photos

    Spring Break Photos

    Emily Sass

    April 10, 2015

    Issue five was just released today. Check out some more spring break photos that didn't make it into the issue. Photos were submitted to torch from students. Look for more chances to submit your photos in issues to come.  

    Morgan Petsche, jr., and Alex Paustian, jr., enjoy the pool in Florida over spring break.

  • Bracket Buster

    Bracket Buster

    Luke Martin, Writer

    April 4, 2015

    With March Madness well under way now, it is very evident that the craziness has again occurred in this 2015 season. Just when you have expected the big dogs of the tournament to win their game, they are stopped in their tracks by the lower seeded underdogs. Lower seeded... READ MORE »»

    Photo from Flickr creative commons. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

  • Getting to know the new guy in charge

    Getting to know the new guy in charge

    Xander Riley, Abby Donovan, Elianna Novitch, and Naomi Hofferber

    April 3, 2015

    Brad Buck is returning to his hometown to become the superintendent of the school district he graduated from in 1987. He graduated from Jefferson High School, and has since moved away from Cedar Rapids to take on other things -- most recently as the Director of the Iowa Department of Education. Now... READ MORE »»

    Dr. Brad Buck talks with Torch reporters April 3 at the superintendent's office at the Cedar Rapids Educational Service Learning Center.

    Naomi Hofferber

Prize Tickets for Tutorial Attendance

Joey Riley

Is SMART lunch a waste of time or is it a productive use of time? As you may have already noticed, teachers have started giving students prize tickets for attending tutorials....  Read More »

April 14, 2015 • 0 comments

Kennedy women’s soccer beats Iowa City High

Kennedy women’s soccer beats Iowa City High

Macy Anderson, Web Editor

  The Kennedy girls’ varsity soccer team took on Iowa City High last night at 4:15 in Iowa City. Kennedy won 2-1. Both the Cougars and the Little Hawks have a record of 2-1. Alyssa Drewelow, sr., and Sydney...  Read More »

April 15, 2015 • 0 comments

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