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Jefferson High School and several other buildings within the CRCSD sustained  heavy damage causing students to move their learning online for this 2020 school year
Jefferson and Washington High School Reopening November 16
Joel Dillman, Writer • November 9, 2020

Jefferson and Washington High School will reopen for in-person classes Nov. 16, 2020. This will be the first in-person school day in over seven months for high school students...

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Zoey Olson, sr., at show choir dance practice.
Show Choir Under the Lights of COVID-19
Grace Niemuth and Jasmine Hite October 30, 2020

Group choir is one of the most dangerous activities to do during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an article from the Los Angeles Times. The Cedar Rapids Community School...

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Kennedy High School facilities damaged by the Derecho Aug. 10. The gymnasium was hit especially hard.
What's Going on with Homecoming?
Claire Beaman, Writer • October 28, 2020

This year the dance will not be held in October. Is there still a possibility of a homecoming dance this school year? Jason Kline, principal of Kennedy High School, said...

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A Generation With Open Arms
Life Built Around 360

Life Built Around 360

April 7, 2020

Should Cancel Culture Be Canceled

Should Cancel Culture Be Canceled

February 4, 2020

Hate Speech: Using Words as Weapons

Hate Speech: Using Words as Weapons

January 30, 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

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