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The student news site of John F. Kennedy High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Kennedy Torch

The student news site of John F. Kennedy High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Kennedy Torch

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Pledge Of Allegiance at Kennedy
Emma Alcorn October 13, 2021

As the announcements started on the first day of school, a portion of the class stood for the Pledge of Allegiance while others did not. That was how the 2021 school year...

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Senior Simeon Jauhiainen prepares himself.
Kennedy Boys Varsity Golf Reflects on the Season So Far
Jersey Bilyeu, Writer • October 12, 2021

Over the summer, the boys on the Kennedy Varsity Golf team trained long hours and competed in various tournaments over the summer, and it has been effective in their 2021...

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Kennedy prepares to put on Rudolph
Playtime Poppy is Holding Auditions for 'Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer'
Molly Martin October 12, 2021

PlayTime Poppy returns to Kennedy. This year Kennedy will put on ‘Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer’. Auditions will be held after school on Tuesday, Oct. 12 and Thursday,...

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Reynolds is Fighting the Wrong Battle
Teens’ Voices Get Heard

Teens’ Voices Get Heard

August 13, 2021

The Class of Compromise

The Class of Compromise

June 11, 2021

Students’ Mental Health Matters

Students’ Mental Health Matters

June 4, 2021

Undefeated Kennedy Cougars To Face the Johnston Dragons
Kennedy Boys Varsity Golf Reflects on the Season So Far

Kennedy Boys Varsity Golf Reflects on the Season So Far

October 12, 2021

Lilly Adams: Swimming Her Way to the Top

Lilly Adams: Swimming Her Way to the Top

October 8, 2021

Kennedy Athlete Up for KCRG Athlete of the Week

Kennedy Athlete Up for KCRG Athlete of the Week

September 29, 2021

Headlights in Deer
Headlights in Deer
Natalie Ruggeri May 21, 2021
Im Not Exactly Sad
I'm Not Exactly Sad
May 19, 2021
One for Sorrow
One for Sorrow
May 19, 2021
Junior Jacey Powell, weak side hitter, attacks the ball.
Kennedy Varsity Volleyball Competes At Xavier
Lizzy Hawkes, Photographer • October 14, 2021