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Senior Spirit Success

Senior Spirit Success

Olivia Haefner and Jenna Anderson

September 10, 2018

Kennedy had its fall pep assembly on Aug. 30 and each class battled for the Spirit Stick. The class of 2019 seniors showed the most spirit and came out on top. The next pep assembly will be in December.

Is it Really Insatiable?

Is it Really Insatiable?

Jami Martin-Trainor, Writer

August 29, 2018

When Netflix posted the first trailer for their new show Insatiable, the Internet was mad. Teens and adults across the United States thought that the show would bring negative consequences regarding mental health and body image. The plot the trailer revealed was that the main character, Patty Bladell, go...

The Menagerie: Student End of the Year Art Show

The Menagerie: Student End of the Year Art Show

Anna Reinhart, Opinion Editor

May 24, 2018

As the school year comes to a close, students in the art programs at Kennedy had a chance to show off their work one last time. Photography, ceramics, paintings, drawings, videos, and sculptures were all displayed at The Menagerie. On Friday, May 18, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., artwork from dozens o...

Food Truck Wednesdays? Yes Please!

Food Truck Wednesdays? Yes Please!

Anna Reinhart, Opinion Editor

May 20, 2018

As summer approaches, it's common to wonder what you're going to do with your spare time all of a sudden. NewBo City Market has begun "Food Truck Wednesdays,", which is an event every Wednesday where food trucks from Eastern Iowa serve their unique cuisine outside. Through Sept. 5, you can stop by any...

All in Favor of Fortnite?

All in Favor of Fortnite?

Haylee Brewer, Shaun Pothepalli

May 17, 2018

Freshman Zoe Trumpold has had it with Fortnite. “My boyfriend stopped talking to me because he was too busy playing Fortnite,” Trumpold said. “It ends relationships, so hey I’m single.” Fortnite is a co-operational sandbox survival game, in which up to four players can play from their...

Hey Kennedy, Can We Go Thrift Shopping?

Hey Kennedy, Can We Go Thrift Shopping?

Jenna Anderson, Co Editor-in-Chief

May 8, 2018

As summer rolls around, high school students look for new hobbies to take on while school is out. A recent YouTube trend is shooting "Thrift with Me" videos, which take YouTuber's viewers with them while they shop at various thrift and consignment stores. Juniors Laura Nus and Savannah Miller are...

Isaac Toth: Pursuing Art School

Isaac Toth: Pursuing Art School

Josh Sheeley, Writer

May 4, 2018

  Senior Isaac Toth is an aspiring young artist who wished to get a college scholarship to do something that he loves, and his dream came true. Toth will be attending Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida. Toth has loved to draw ever since he was a kid, but never thought ...

The Wedding Singer: Seniors’ Last Musical

The Wedding Singer: Seniors’ Last Musical

Josh Sheeley, Writer

April 23, 2018

Kennedy High School put on a play that is called The Wedding Singer, a musical re-enactment of the original movie. With the play being the last of the school year, it will be the seniors' last play of their high school career. The musical opened on April 19 and continued until April 21. One senio...

‘The Wedding Singer’ Opens This Week

‘The Wedding Singer’ Opens This Week

Alyssa Friedley, Writer

April 18, 2018

Play previews were held today for Kennedy students and the public production will open this Thursday, April 19 for the musical comedy The Wedding Singer. This show is based on the 1998 movie about Robbie Hart, New Jersey’s favorite wedding singer. Robbie's fiancée leaves him at the altar and he i...

Rollipop is Poppin’

Rollipop is Poppin’

Jenna Anderson, Editor in-Chief

April 10, 2018

Seeking to fill my after-dinner chocolate cravings, my family and I decided to try out Iowa City's new rolled ice cream shop, Rollipop. At first glance the shop may not seem like anything special, but it is modern and clean, so I had no problem with it. Being Rollipop newbies, my family asked the...

Remembering 10 Years of Marvel Movies

Remembering 10 Years of Marvel Movies

Shaun Pothepalli, Writer

April 6, 2018

“The trailer for Avengers: Infinity War promises a movie with real stakes- and a story that will began to say goodbye to a generation of beloved superheroes,” according to theatlantic.com. To know what to expect from this movie however, we must remember the timeline of Marvel Cinematic Universe,...

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