• Cougar Nation gets fired up for first football game

    Cougar Nation gets fired up for first football game

    John Nolan, Staff Writer

    August 27, 2015

    With the start of the new school year comes the start of the football season, and Kennedy high school is excited. The season opener is against Iowa City West and it has a lot of people fired up, especially the Cougar Nation. The Kennedy Cougars will face the Iowa City West Trojans at Kingston Stadium on... READ MORE »»

  • School Board Voting

    School Board Voting

    Xander Riley, Editor-in-Chief

    August 25, 2015

    Early voting is underway for the Cedar Rapids School Board of Education elections, according to a press release from the Cedar Rapids Community School District. The official election will be Tuesday, Sept. 8, with four positions up for grabs: the District 1 Director, District 4 Director, and two seats... READ MORE »»

  • New Bo Music Festival Review

    New Bo Music Festival Review

    Naomi Hofferber

    August 9, 2015

    The first annual New Bo Music Festival took place this Saturday on Aug. 8, downtown in the New Bohemia district. The festival, hosted by radio station 94.1 KRNA, celebrated seven different alternative bands, each bringing their own unique style, with Young the Giant headlining. Shapes and Col... READ MORE »»

  • Honoring Herk

    Honoring Herk

    Gabby Olejniczak

    July 25, 2015

    The name Herkelman cannot be spoken at Kennedy without heads being turned or stories being shared about how Coach Herkelman has impacted someone's life during his time with them at Kennedy; whether it was within the walls of the school or out on the baseball diamond. The legendary former Kennedy head... READ MORE »»

  • Equality earned for all

    Equality earned for all

    Gabby Olejniczak

    July 5, 2015

    Last Friday started the same as any other day for many people. Everybody went about their normal routines. No one could have ever imagined that this day would go down in history for transforming the way that the United States defines marriage. On June 26, in a five to four ruling, the Supreme Court... READ MORE »»

School Board Voting

Xander Riley, Editor-in-Chief

Early voting is underway for the Cedar Rapids School Board of Education elections, according to a press release from the Cedar Rapids Community School District. The official election...  Read More »

August 25, 2015 • 0 comments

Cougars’ first swim meet ends in victory

Xander Riley, Editor-in-Chief

A 144-41 victory was the result of the Kennedy Women's Swim Team's first meet Tuesday night against Iowa City High. According to John Ross, the head coach, a lot of work went into that win. "We did swim well Tuesday night," Ross...  Read More »

August 27, 2015 • 0 comments

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