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Junior Charlotte Thephravong performing for Happiness Inc.

Cocoa and Carols Groups Perform December 9

Onnika Hallam, Writer December 8, 2023

The annual Cocoa and Carols concert is this Saturday, Dec. 9 at 1 and 4 p.m. Each performance will host different middle schools and elementary schools with Taft, Hiawatha and Franklin performing at the...

Drumline leads the Kennedy Marching Band, following closely behind the drum majors.

Kennedy Sends 22 Musicians to Perform at the All-State Music Festival on November 18

Haile Miller, Writer November 17, 2023

After the conclusion of auditions for the annual All-State Music Festival on Oct. 21, the Kennedy Music Department will send 20 accepted musicians as well as 2 alternates to perform on Nov. 18.  The...

Loan begins their solo in a bar.

Kennedy’s Anxiety Project Performs at the Iowa Thespian Festival 

Onnika Hallam, Writer November 3, 2023

Iowa’s Thespian Festival started in the mid-1970s and has been hosted at the University of Northern Iowa for 13 years. The festival hosts over 30 schools from around Iowa.  The festival hosts three...

Drakes album For All the Dogs is Drakes 13th Billboard No. 1 album.

Drake’s New Album Tops Charts and Sets Records

Samuella Kasha, Writer November 1, 2023

At the beginning of the summer, Drake began his “It’s All a Blur Tour” (IAAB) with 21 Savage. Towards the beginning of his tour run, Drake announced that his eighth studio album, “For All the Dogs,”...

Lion King Cast Announced and Set to Perform on November 30

Lion King Cast Announced and Set to Perform on November 30

Onnika Hallam, Writer October 20, 2023

The Kennedy Theatre Department has decided to perform Disney's story of The Lion King as this year's winter musical. The official cast list was released October 19th. The first cast list listed only...

Avery, played by senior Cael Cummins, begins their podcast.

Photos: The Anxiety Project Debuts on the Kennedy Stage

River Borgerding, Photographer October 19, 2023

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Elizabeth, played by Onnika Hallam, and her daughter Rachel, played by Lily Marchbanks, embrace.

A Review of The Anxiety Project: Groundbreaking or Insensitive?

Emma Beachner, Writer October 13, 2023

Kennedy Drama began this year with something new for their fall show. Not only was it a musical, differing from the typical fall play, but the show itself was unique, interesting and unlike anything you...

Rachel Deans The Anxiety Project debuts in Iowa as the alum returns to her hometown.

Introducing the Anxiety Project

Joshua Barker, Writer September 29, 2023

Debuting in 2016, The Anxiety Project is a musical theater performance. The show depicts situations surrounding human suffering and mental health through the eyes of Avery, a psychology student attempting...

Kennedy Dance Team performs together during the pep rally.

Photos: Juniors Rock the Boat at the First Pep Assembly of the Year

Kiera Zwack, Photo Editor September 6, 2023

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