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Ten years later, a look back on 9/11

Bailey Zaputil

October 6, 2011

A decade has passed since the violent terrorist attacks orchestrated by the Islamic extremist group, Al-Queda. Today, now grown up from kindergarden and elementary years, Kennedy students reflect on how 9/11 changed America and their lives. Jason Blum, soph., lived on Long Island when the attacks...

Best Buddies

Torch Coverage

October 6, 2011

Anyone can be involved with Best Buddies, an organization where students get to be involved with people of special needs and get to meet new friends. People join Best Buddies for an opportunity to meet new people in school who they wouldn’t usually meet. “It’s a good way to get involved,”...

Kennedy student studies in Japan

Tara Mittelberg

October 4, 2011

Over the summer, Hannah James, jr., spent six weeks studying abroad inJapan. James became interested in the Japanese language and culture after playing video games influenced byJapan. Her Japanese teacher, Daniel Carolin, introduced Youth For Understanding, the foreign exchange program James traveled...

Concert world tour

Concert world tour

Isabel Neff

October 4, 2011

While most students were swimming in the pool and relaxing at home, Kennedy’s Robert Burton, jr., spent the summer touring Europe with the Blue Lake International Youth Symphony Orchestra. “I’ve never been to Europe outside of this group, so it definitely changed my life,” Burton said. The...

Kennedy’s fall musical

Isabel Neff

September 21, 2011

  Kennedy’s fall musical, the Suessical, had its first preview at the Farmer’s Market last Saturday. If you missed the preview, don’t worry; there will be a school preview on October 5. There is also a video that will be online at a later date. The show is on Oct 6, 7 and 8 at 7 p.m. ...

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