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Kennedy Torch

  • A Check-In with the Cougars
  • 2018 Crowning of Kennedy Homecoming King and Queen
  • Tech for 2000 (Students)?
  • The Best and the Worst: Homecoming Dinner
  • Get Involved: Kennedy Club Fair
  • A Check-In with the Cougars
    Photos, Sports

    A Check-In with the Cougars

    Olivia Haefner, Co Editor-in-Chief

    September 21, 2018

    Cougars are 2-2 so far this season. The football team plays Davenport West on Friday, Sept. 21 at Kingston Stadium. The sophomore game is at 5:30 p.m. and varsity starts at 7. "I believe we'll win, we've been working hard on and off the field and are ready to get back on the right track. We have to...

    Student Section does wobble during one of the cheers.

  • 2018 Crowning of Kennedy Homecoming King and Queen
    Feature, Photos

    2018 Crowning of Kennedy Homecoming King and Queen

    Anafer Millsap

    September 17, 2018

    Congrats to the 2018 Kennedy homecoming Queen and King Jaianna Green and Jackson Hoeger. The crowning took place at Kingston Stadium Sept. 13 before the varsity football game against Prairie. All photos taken by Anafer Millsap. Cougars fell to the Hawks 14-30.  

    2018 Homecoming Queen and King Jackson Hoeger and Jaianna Green.

    Anafer Millsap

  • Tech for 2000 (Students)?
    Feature, News, Uncategorized

    Tech for 2000 (Students)?

    Alyssa Friedley, Writer

    September 17, 2018

    “We recognize that there’s a tremendous value on being able to access things online,” Kennedy High School principal Jason Kline said. “One-to-one is one computer, tablet, or laptop for each student.” Kennedy is planning to do a one-to-one launch along with the other high schools in the district...

    Jordyn Cory and Elizabeth Frost using technology in the classroom.

  • The Best and the Worst: Homecoming Dinner
    Feature

    The Best and the Worst: Homecoming Dinner

    September 13, 2018

    As homecoming draws near, many students face the same question every year; “Where do you want to eat?” In Cedar Rapids, there are a variety of places to dine at, and picking the perfect place to eat can be very difficult. This compilation of mini-reviews may help clear the air in deciding where is...

    A meal option at Gumption in Cedar Rapids.

  • Get Involved: Kennedy Club Fair
    Photos

    Get Involved: Kennedy Club Fair

    Mathew WorthingtonBarnes, Writer

    September 13, 2018

    The Craft Club

Tech for 2000 (Students)?

Jordyn Cory and Elizabeth Frost using technology in the classroom.

Recent News Stories

Pulling Job Shadows into the Light

September 13, 2018

It’s that time of the year when all the sophomores, juniors, and seniors are trying to decide which job shadow to do.  All applications for job shadows are due Sept. 20. Additional information regarding...

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Homecoming Happenings Next Week

September 9, 2018

Kennedy High School’s homecoming dance is next week and important information is now available to students attending.   The dance is on Friday, Sept. 14 from 7:30 to 11 p.m. and pictures are in the...

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Rain, Rain, Go Away

September 7, 2018

The city of Cedar Rapids is beginning to prepare for the potential 17.5 foot crest of the Cedar River, expected to happen on Sunday. Many CR residents are feeling deja vu back to the flood of 2016. Senior...

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A Check-In with the Cougars

Student Section does wobble during one of the cheers.

Recent Sports Stories

Dig Pink Volleyball Match vs. Jeff

Dig Pink Volleyball Match vs. Jeff

The varsity volleyball team took on Jefferson on Aug. 28 in the Kennedy main gym, and Jefferson won the match 3-0. Katie Jensen led the cougars with four kills, and Jefferson's Sydney Kloubec led the J-hawks...

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Run Hide Fight?
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