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Teachers Adapting to Online
Teachers Adapting to Online
Claire Beaman, Writer • January 5, 2021

Cedar Rapids High schools have been forced into remote learning since the beginning of the school year. Due to a rise in COVID-19 cases, middle schools and elementary schools...

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Plans Change Again Due to COVID Numbers
Plans Change Again Due to COVID Numbers
Elise Hrabik, Photo Editor • December 9, 2020

All classes in the Cedar Rapids Community School District have shifted to required remote learning as of Nov. 12. All extra-curricular activities have been paused. The Cedar...

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Derecho winds caused the roof to fall in around the school.
Derecho Uncovers More Problems
Jordyn Cory and Samuel Miranda November 20, 2020

Repair crews at Kennedy High School found asbestos in room 251 on Oct. 5, halting all arrangements for students and staff to re-enter the building. The repair teams found...

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Spread Cheer, Not Germs
A View of the Alphabet

A View of the Alphabet

December 14, 2020

Are Holidays Cancelled?

Are Holidays Cancelled?

December 11, 2020

A Generation With Open Arms

A Generation With Open Arms

May 27, 2020

Kennedy Student Achieves an Albatross
Kennedy Cross Country Prepares for State Qualifiers

Kennedy Cross Country Prepares for State Qualifiers

October 21, 2020

Cross Country at Western Dubuque

Cross Country at Western Dubuque

October 5, 2020

Battle on 42nd Street: Kennedy Girls Varsity Against Xavier

Battle on 42nd Street: Kennedy Girls Varsity Against Xavier

February 17, 2020

Old Class, New Medium
Old Class, New Medium
Anabel Bradley, Writer • January 13, 2021

In an art classroom with long flat tables, students envision great sculptures in their heads. Nothing holds them back. The classroom has plenty...

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