Kennedy Torch

College Advice from College Students

Manwaring Center of BYU-Idaho. Practice and meeting rooms are available to students and employees at this location.

Claire Beaman, Writer

February 13, 2019

Graduating high school is a stepping stone in life, but what comes after? For many, college is the next big step, and a daunting one at that. There are hundreds of colleges across the nation, so how would one decide which to attend? What should be anticipated in the college life? Jose Guadalupe Juarez...

The Power Movement

The Power Movement

Anafer Millsap, Photo Editor

April 20, 2018

April 20, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. Kennedy students gathered outside by the flagpole for their fight in gun control. For more pictures click here.  ...

Co-ed Dance team takes the floor

Co-ed Dance team takes the floor

Tate Weaver, Writer

March 29, 2018

The co-ed dance team performed during the spring pep assembly March 29. The students' co-ed performance has become a tradition at Kennedy High School.

Rolling Hills to The Rocky Mountains

The first stop my parents and I made in the Banff area was Lake Louise. This flag was on top of an ice castle built on the lake in front of the Fairmont Chateau.

Jamison Prull, Photo Editor

March 28, 2018

I have lived in Iowa my entire life and had never seen mountains, until my parents and I went to Alberta, Canada for spring break this year.  

MVC Men’s Indoor Track Meet 3/12/18

Logan levendusky fr., jumping over the beam for his high jump height.

Tate Weaver, Writer

March 19, 2018

  Cedar Rapids Kennedy Men's Track and Field Team went to Cedar Falls' UNI Dome to compete in the MVC Men's Indoor Track Meet on March 12. There were no team points taken, so the runners were competing for their best times and distances for the beginning of their track season. Kennedy wa...

Sub-state Men’s Basketball Versus Iowa City West

Jackson Foley, sr.

Jamison Prull, Photo Editor

March 5, 2018

  The Kennedy men's basketball team played the Iowa City West Trojans on Tues., March 27 for a chance to compete at state. After a long, hard-fought game, the Cougars fell to the Trojans 49-40. Finalizing the Cougar's season with a record of 11 wins and 13 loses. ...

Men’s Basketball 2/15

Caleb Schlaak fr.

Anafer Millsap, Photo-Editor

February 17, 2018

The Cougars came on top with a 63-57 win against the Little Hawks. For more pictures click here.

Bowling State Qualifier 2018 Photos

Kennedy Men's Bowling state qualifier team.

Tate Weaver, Writer

February 15, 2018

The state qualifying tournament for bowling occurred on Feb. 13, 2018 at the Cedar Rapids Bowling Center. It started at 2 p.m. in the afternoon. The Mens Kennedy team has Max Hiatt, who will be going to state for bowling tournament after he got first in individual bowling at qualifiers. He obtained ...

Performing Arts Showcase for the District Middle Schoolers

Sophomore Rose Svatek.

Jamison Prull, Photo Editor

February 9, 2018

  On Tuesday, Feb. 6 Kennedy invited future Cougars to come and see activities they could be a part of in the future. The class of 2022 saw performances by the marching band, the jazz band, the wind symphony, and Protégé show choir....

Kennedy Swimming: Districts 2018

Weston Turner, so. 100-yard Fly

Tate Weaver, Writer

February 5, 2018

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