• Once Upon a Time Fairy Tale Breakfast
  • 50 Stories for 50 Years: Soap wasn’t around in the 1970 locker room
  • Game photos: Varsity Football 10/13
  • Canned Food Drive Underway
  • The Senior Class Chooses “Cougar Corners”

Blairs Ferry Construction

Alaina Beaman, Writer

A section of Blairs Ferry Road NE was closed last Monday and will reopen on Friday 20th. The roads will be closed at the train tracks where the Canadian National Railroad will be fixing and replacing the...

October 18, 2017No Comments

Canned Food Drive Underway

Canned Food Drive Underway

Jenna Anderson, Co Editor in Chief

Student government will be holding their annual canned food drive next week from Monday, Oct. 16, through Monday, Oct. 23. Each class will compete for the prize for collecting the most canned goods. A...

October 15, 2017No Comments

Recent News Stories

The Senior Class Chooses “Cougar Corners”

The Senior Class Chooses “Cougar Corners”

October 11, 2017

Senior Grace Herring lives in Palo and this summer she went to into the Cedar Rapids Public Library to get a library card and was told she wasn't allowed to receive a card from any of the Cedar Rapids...

Preparing for the ACT

Preparing for the ACT

October 9, 2017

Kennedy sophomores took the Pre- ACT on Wednesday, Oct. 4 from 8-11:50 a.m. They were given English, Math, Reading and Science portions. The Pre- ACT is taken by students to give them an idea of what...

Surprise, sadness, at Las Vegas shooting

October 5, 2017

Tragic events unfolded in Las Vegas this weekend as a shooter killed 59 and injured 500+ people on Sunday night at a musical festival. That is the biggest mass shooting in modern U.S history. Ei Konno ...

Operation Hurricane Donation

Operation Hurricane Donation

October 3, 2017

A $1,000 check was discovered in one of the donation buckets from the homecoming football game. On Sept. 28, Kennedy hosted its annual game at Kingston Stadium against Linn Mar. During the second quarter,...

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Fuzzy Tacos?

Fuzzy Tacos?

Sophia Jasper, Writer

On Sept. 13 the taco-loving people of Cedar Rapids received a new place to get some Mexican food. A month later, I decided to check out Fuzzy’s Taco Shop myself. As a pick...

October 19, 2017

Preparing for the ACT

Preparing for the ACT

Olivia Bowden, Writer

Kennedy sophomores took the Pre- ACT on Wednesday, Oct. 4 from 8-11:50 a.m. They were given English, Math, Reading and Science portions. The Pre- ACT is taken by students...

October 9, 2017

Recent Opinion Stories

  • Life-Changing College Experiences September 28, 2017
  • Is Our School Day Schedule Working? September 27, 2017
  • My Name Is a Hurricane September 24, 2017

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Game photos: Varsity Football 10/13

Game photos: Varsity Football 10/13

Anafer Millsap, Photo Editor

Kennedy beat Ottumwa 48-0 on Friday, Oct. 13, at Kingston Stadium. For more pictures from the game, head to Flickr.

October 17, 2017

Kennedy Athletes Speak Out About Kneeling

Kennedy Athletes Speak Out About Kneeling

Irma Dizdarevic, Writer

To stand or to kneel during the national anthem is a debatable topic. Many say that kneeling is a peaceful form of protest, while others claim it is disrespectful to the American flag and the ones who died for that flag. “They have the right to d...

October 12, 2017

Recent Sports Stories

Operation Hurricane Donation

Operation Hurricane Donation

October 3, 2017

Coming Together After Tragedy

Coming Together After Tragedy

September 30, 2017

Plot Twist: The Coach gets the Concussion

Plot Twist: The Coach gets the Concussion

September 20, 2017

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