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Happiness Inc. at Nationals

Happiness Inc. at Nationals

Abby Donovan, Editorial Editor

April 5, 2016

Happiness Inc., Kennedy’s top show choir traveled to Nashville Tennessee over the weekend to perform at nationals. The group left on a charter bus early Thursday morning. The group stayed the weekend at the Gaylord Opryland Resort. The competition included high school and middle school show choirs...

The Concussion crisis

The Concussion crisis

Gabby Olejniczak

March 29, 2016

When one decides to participate in a sport, particularly, a contact sport, they run the risk of injuring themselves in one way or another. Sports injuries are taken very seriously, today more than ever, with more and more young people partaking in athletic activities at ages younger than ever before. Some...

Taking a swing, from one season to the next

Abby Donovan, Opinion Editor

March 10, 2016

Head coach, Julie Buerman is ready for the start of golf season Monday March 21 when students return from spring break. "The girls have been working hard at improving their game through indoor winter lessons," Buerman said. "Once the courses open up, we are looking to work on our short game a lot...

Human trafficking becoming an organization at Kennedy

Human trafficking becoming an organization at Kennedy

Abby Donovan, Editorial Editor

February 21, 2016

According to the National Human Trafficking Resource Center the number of human trafficking cases increases each year. In 2015 the NHTRC responded to 21,947 calls and 5,544 human trafficking cases were reported. Human trafficking doesn't only refer to sex trafficking this can also include labor t...

The cost of college credit: AP exams

The cost of college credit: AP exams

Naomi Hofferber, Culture Editor

January 27, 2016

“Take AP.” The message ground into the school by former principal Mary Wilcynski, known throughout the school as Dr. W, remains strong in the culture of Kennedy High School. With 26 advanced placement classes offered at Kennedy and 731 students enrolled in AP classes in the 2015-2016 school...

The Cougar Crunch: Finals

The Cougar Crunch: Finals

Naomi Hofferber and Jayden Bisson

January 8, 2016

The air hangs thick with caffeine- fueled stress, an elephant in the room weighing heavy on each student. Hallways are littered with people, clinging to textbooks and projects, attempting to learn months of material in minutes. This is finals week, and this semester, finals may seem more challenging th...

Funding Finley

Funding Finley

Jayden Bisson, Staff Writer

December 8, 2015

The holidays are a time of giving, and there never seems to be a shortage of fundraisers and charitable events going on around this time. Whether you want to serve a Christmas dinner for your church, purchase baked goods for the Best Buddies Club, or donate money for the senior class project, the...

Photos: Kennedy Takes On Xavier at CRBC

Photos: Kennedy Takes On Xavier at CRBC

Jayden Bisson, Staff Writer

December 4, 2015

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Photos: Seniors Steal Their Sixth Spirit Stick

Photos: Seniors Steal Their Sixth Spirit Stick

Jayden Bisson & Naomi Hofferber, Staff Writer & Culture Editor

December 4, 2015

Junior Kourtney Holzer loudly cheers on her class as they take on the seniors for the coveted spirit stick. ...

Club Spotlight: Robotics Club

Club Spotlight: Robotics Club

Jayden Bisson, Staff Writer

November 17, 2015

“It just sounded cool. I saw the posters around the building that they had up that year, which said ‘keep calm and join robotics," -Daniel Lovig

Jobs of CR: Senior Edition

Jobs of CR: Senior Edition

Jayden Bisson, Staff Writer

November 11, 2015

As teenagers, we all seem to face the same, irrevocable problem. We need money. Whether you are saving up for a new pair of Roshes, scavenging for enough cash to order “B Dubs” during smart lunch, or simply trying to put enough gas in your car to get to school, there just never seems to be enough....

Cougars keep rolling

Cougars keep rolling

Abby Donovan, Opinion Editor

November 4, 2015

Victory has been the word all season for the Cougar football team. On Monday night the Kennedy football team took home yet another win against the North Scott Lancers making their record 11-0. The game ended with a final score of 49-7 at Kingston Stadium. The Cougars had already played the Lancers...

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