Flu bug avoids Kennedy

Hannah Bruns

January 28, 2013

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Every winter, from December to March, the flu bug sweeps across the nation. Students all over miss school, while still passing it from friend to friend. It seems Kennedy has missed the punch. Thousands of students miss school...

Teacher Talents: Kris Hellweg

Tara Mittelberg

January 25, 2013

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When science teacher Kris Hellweg was a child, her parents made she and her three siblings take piano lessons for one year. Although none of her brothers or sisters continued with the hobby, Hellweg has been playing since she...

The passing problem

The passing problem

December 18, 2012

December weather changes

Hannah Bruns

December 4, 2012

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This past week’s dropping numbers have left Cedar Rapids feeling the heat.  Entering December in the low 60’s, students were buzzing about the abnormal temperatures. Although this “winter weather” seemed quite strange...

Paying the price

Torch Coverage

October 6, 2011

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Gage Cooper found out the hard way how the Kennedy High School disciplinary procedure works. Last year Cooper, then a junior with every expectation of graduating from Kennedy, was caught with marijuana in his car and arrested...

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