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Keeping Busy Over Summer

Mathew WorthingtonBarnes

Eastern Iowa Veterinary Specialty Clinic where Jax Niemuth, sr., did their internship.

Recent News Stories

A Final Act of Kindness

May 24, 2019

On the morning of May 23, 2019 the Kennedy seniors donated their remaining class funds of $3500 to Miranda Neff, the daughter of Kennedy High School's librarian Lesa Neff. Miranda was recently diagnosed...

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Say Hello to the Adult World, Seniors

May 23, 2019

It's the time of year when the senior class begins a new journey in life. This Friday, May 24, seniors from Kennedy will graduate at the US Cellular Center in downtown Cedar Rapids. The ceremony will begin...

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Oh Rats…

May 15, 2019

Click. Click. Click. Good job. Click. Click. Click. Here’s a treat. That’s how class time is used in the AP Psychology classroom. Students are learning about learning with first-hand experimentation...

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Kamae Jacobus: The Sister on the Sidelines


Senior Kamae Jacobus smiles as she looks out at the football field.

Track Star From Deutschland

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Exchange student Kajsa Gerkens after her races at the Drake meet.

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Move to Express

Move to Express

Fifteen years is a long time to be committed to something. In 15 years, Lily Hartney has dedicated her mind, body, and soul to dance, and continues to push herself at dance practices and competitions. To...

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The World is Dying
Vol. 52, Issue 2: Letter from the Senior Editors
  • Fong’s: Pizza Paradise
  • Selective Service for All
  • Men’s Fashion: Let’s Pick it Up
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