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The Student Safety Line

November 13, 2013

Day of Silence honored at Kennedy

Bailey Zaputil

April 20, 2012

For a single day, a line of compassion will form in the tangential meeting of closed lips: for a single day, people across the nation will have a brief glimpse of what it's like to be unable to speak out for themselves. This day...

A passion for music

Bailey Zaputil

February 8, 2012

It’s an on and off relationship between him and music. Some days, there’s total inspiration. Some days he just wants to hear his song, some days it’ll just be flowing out of his brain and spewing out all these new rhythms...

Book review: Scorpia Rising

Bailey Zaputil

January 13, 2012

Scorpia Rising by Anthony Horowitz (2.5 out of 5) The final book of the Alex Rider series, Scorpia Rising takes places on British fifteen year old Alex Rider’s final mission as a secret agent for M16. In this last mission,...

Book review: P.S. Your Cat is Dead

Bailey Zaputil

January 13, 2012

P.S Your Cat is Dead by James Kirkwood (5 out of 5) Even though it’s reaching its fortieth anniversary this year, "P.S Your Cat is Dead" by the co-author of the Broadway musical, "A Chorus Line", is still a novelty in toda...

Student wins yearlong supply of Cheez-Its

Bailey Zaputil

January 4, 2012

  Say Cheez. Jessica Darland, so., won a yearlong supply of Cheez-Its snacks from a contest on Facebook. Photo by Bailey ZaputilThis year, re-gifting has never been so easy - and delicious - for Jessica Darland, so., winner ...

The golden rule

Bailey Zaputil

December 8, 2011

There’s a quote that’s stuck with me through out the years: being nice to people you don’t like isn’t being two-faced, it’s being grown-up. Everyday, this has become more and more relevant in my life. Especially now that ...

Missouri ban on Facebook

Missouri ban on Facebook

Bailey Zaputil

October 19, 2011

Ten years later, a look back on 9/11

Bailey Zaputil

October 6, 2011

A decade has passed since the violent terrorist attacks orchestrated by the Islamic extremist group, Al-Queda. Today, now grown up from kindergarden and elementary years, Kennedy students reflect on how 9/11 changed America and...

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