• Should language arts be a requirement no matter what?

    Should language arts be a requirement no matter what?

    Joey Riley, Writer

    March 20, 2015

    Why is language arts always required for all students? If a student is taking journalism, torch, or yearbook, he or she should not have to take a regular language arts class at that same time. There are other school districts that have journalism count as a language arts class. The overall point of... READ MORE »»

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

  • Kennedy announces new extended schedule

    Kennedy announces new extended schedule

    Gabby Olejniczak, Writer

    March 20, 2015

    Students and staff at Kennedy have recently been made aware of an extension to the school day after spring break. Beginning March 30, schools in the Cedar Rapids Community School District will be adding 20 minutes onto each school day. The reason behind this school day extension plan is in an effort... READ MORE »»

  • Problems with potholes

    Problems with potholes

    Ron Lund

    March 19, 2015

    During the end of winter and beginning of spring, drivers began to see and feel a change in the way they drive. Road conditions worsen as the cracks and potholes caused by winter conditions are exposed, revealing a car’s suspensions worse nightmare. “Potholes come to life,” Cedar Rapids public... READ MORE »»

  • Brad Buck named new superintendent

    Brad Buck named new superintendent

    Abby Donovan, Web Editor

    March 18, 2015

    Tonight the Cedar Rapids Community School District welcomed Dr. Brad Buck as the new Superintendent. He was approved by the Board of Education on March 18 during a special meeting at the district’s administrative building. Buck is currently the Director of the Iowa Department of Education. He begins... READ MORE »»

    Dr. Brad Buck at a National Honor Society meeting with students at Jefferson High School on Oct. 16, 2014.

    Alyanna Subayno, courtesy Jefferson High School

  • Honoring academics

    Honoring academics

    Elianna Novitch & Photos by Xander Riley

    March 17, 2015

    Entertainment, honor, and awards made up Kennedy's annual academic assembly that took place today. The assembly is a chance for students and staff to celebrate the achievements of the many academic teams and organizations that Kennedy has to offer. The teams and organizations recognized at the assembly... READ MORE »»

Kennedy announces new extended schedule

Gabby Olejniczak, Writer

Students and staff at Kennedy have recently been made aware of an extension to the school day after spring break. Beginning March 30, schools in the Cedar Rapids Community School...  Read More »

March 20, 2015 • 0 comments

Kennedy men’s basketball ends season

Kennedy men’s basketball ends season

Macy Anderson, Photos by Naomi Hofferber

The Cougar men's basketball team ended their season Wednesday night with a loss to Pleasant Valley in the first round of the state tournament. The final score of the game was 58-51. The Kennedy men's basketball team beat...  Read More »

March 12, 2015 • 0 comments

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