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  • Thor: Ragnarok Review
  • Stop Asking Me Questions About College, Please!
  • What Time is it, Kennedy High School?
  • Awarded for Academic Achievements
  • From Swiss Life to CR Life
    Profile

    From Swiss Life to CR Life

    Jenna Anderson, Co Editor-in-Chief

    November 16, 2017

    Needing a break from her "Swiss life," Justine Carrel decided to sign up for an adventure in October of 2016. "I prepared myself for ten months, I was so ready to leave everything," Carrel said. Carrel is a foreign exchange student from a small village in Switzerland called Prez-vers-Noréaz,...

  • Thor: Ragnarok Review
    Opinion

    Thor: Ragnarok Review

    Anafer Millsap, Photo Editor

    November 15, 2017

    SPOILER ALERT After waiting in a long line for what felt like eternity, then finally walking into a packed theater anxiously trying to find a spot, I finally took my seat to watch Thor: Ragnarok. You are hooked from beginning to end. The movie started off unlike any other movie I have seen th...

    Thor: Ragnarok was released on November 3, 2017.

  • Stop Asking Me Questions About College, Please!
    Opinion

    Stop Asking Me Questions About College, Please!

    Hannah Ratzer, Writer

    November 10, 2017

    College is such a large part of a young person’s life, it’s hard not to be defined by it. Sitting on my living room floor sorting through the countless mailers I received from colleges, I couldn’t help but sigh. Colleges ranging from the West Coast to the East Coast have all reached out, enticing...

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  • What Time is it, Kennedy High School?
    News

    What Time is it, Kennedy High School?

    Jamison Prull, Writer

    November 9, 2017

    A few weeks ago, all of the clocks in Kennedy High School went haywire and still no one knows what time it is. “For some reason a circuit board in the master clock shorted out, meaning something caused it to ‘fry,’” Associate Principal Jim Muench said. The clocks are in the process of being...

    The crazy clocks at Kennedy High School.

    Jamison Prull

  • Awarded for Academic Achievements
    News

    Awarded for Academic Achievements

    Mary Shaine Devaras, Writer

    November 3, 2017

    The class of 2019 and 2020 received awards for the Iowa Assessments test scores and the Honor Roll. The class of 2019 received their awards on Thursday, Oct. 26 and the class of 2020 received their awards on Tuesday, Oct. 31. Students were proud of their accomplishments of getting good grades and...

    The class of 2019 gathers for a group picture with their awards.

What Time is it, Kennedy High School?

What Time is it, Kennedy High School?

Jamison Prull, Writer

November 9, 2017No Comments

A few weeks ago, all of the clocks in Kennedy High School went haywire and still no one knows what time it is. “For some reason a circuit board in the master clock shorted out, meaning something caused...

Awarded for Academic Achievements

Awarded for Academic Achievements

Mary Shaine Devaras, Writer

November 3, 2017No Comments

The class of 2019 and 2020 received awards for the Iowa Assessments test scores and the Honor Roll. The class of 2019 received their awards on Thursday, Oct. 26 and the class of 2020 received their awards...

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Kiddos Come to Psych Class

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The annual “Piaget Day”, named after psychologist Jean Piaget, was held in Dana Melone's AP Psychology class at Kennedy. Kids ages 3-8 are brought in voluntarily by students in the class. Six different...

IHSPA Fall Conference

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Dana Melone, AP Psychology, AP World, and AP Research teacher, decided to hold a Study Skills talk in the black box on Oct. 23, 2017 during SMART Time. She decided to give this talk to anyone who c...

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Thor: Ragnarok Review

Thor: Ragnarok Review

Anafer Millsap, Photo Editor

November 15, 2017

SPOILER ALERT After waiting in a long line for what felt like eternity, then finally walking into a packed theater anxiously trying to find a spot, I finally took my seat...

Stop Asking Me Questions About College, Please!

Stop Asking Me Questions About College, Please!

Hannah Ratzer, Writer

November 10, 2017

College is such a large part of a young person’s life, it’s hard not to be defined by it. Sitting on my living room floor sorting through the countless mailers I received...

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Women’s Swim Season Recap with Ivan Sanchez

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Rebecca Greene, Writer

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After his first year coaching the women's swim team here at Kennedy, Ivan Sanchez gives an inside look on what it's like to work with the girls. "The girls were amazing, what I found most unique about this team is how close they are and how they support...

Photos: Girls Swimming and Diving Team

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