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What is Iowa BIG?

Iowa BIG

Brenna Hartse, right, works with another student at the Iowa BIG facility in downtown Cedar Rapids. Daily, Hartse works on projects to eventually present it to the community.

Recent News Stories

Women Pay All

February 5, 2019

The WPA (Women Pay All) dance will be Friday, March 1 in the West Gym. The dance will be from 8 to 11 p.m. "Tickets will be sold during lunch the week before WPA and at the door," Student Government...

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Equal Opportunity

February 4, 2019

 Years ago in the fall of 2014, a GEAR UP Grant was awarded to the Iowa college student aid commission, which totaled to $22 million. The Grant’s goal was to increase the number of students prepared...

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Too Cool For School

January 24, 2019

Due to the winter weather and extreme lows in temperatures, Kennedy High School has been experiencing several snow days, resulting in a shift in scheduled events such as the GHOSH Assembly, which...

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Making School History: MVC Champions

Camber Ostwinkle

Senior Will Stecker wrestling vs Dubuque Hempstead.

Comeback Kid

@crkennedywrest1 on Twitter.

Dylan Falck receiving first place at Fort Madison Invitational on Dec. 15, 2018.

Recent Sports Stories

New Season, New Perspective

New Season, New Perspective

Kennedy women’s basketball 2018-2019 season started out with a new coach and a new perspective. “Coach Courtney tells us what we do wrong. There’s more positive energy this year. Along with new...

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A Stranger in His Classroom
Vol. 52 Issue 1: Staff Editorial
  • Slavery in Modern-Day America
  • Anxiety the Bully
  • Lost and Never Found
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