Kennedy Torch

Kennedy Torch

Sports vs. Music: Is one favored more than the other?

Claire Fluent, Writer

March 12, 2017

Kennedy High School has a wide variety of activities that you can be involved in. Some people believe that certain groups of activities are favored more than others. The question is, sports activities vs. music activities, do...

Staff Editorial Issue 5

Torch Editorial Board

March 5, 2017

As the year stats to come to a close and seniors look back on their memories at Kennedy, we, as editors, would like to give a thank you to some teachers that we have had that made high school enjoyable by going the extra mile. Thank...

Kennedy, we can do better

Jason Kline, Writer

March 2, 2017

Attention to all readers, Principal Jason Kline has submitted an editorial to the editors in Torch and we would like to share it with you:   Kennedy, we can do better. I am not blaming anyone, especially students,...

American Boy Doll

American Boy Doll

February 28, 2017

Staff Editorial Issue 4

Torch Editorial Board

February 10, 2017

Kennedy High School is, and always has been, a place that values excellence in academics, athletics, activities, and behavior. At Kennedy, students have always valued the acceptance of each other, celebrated each other’s differences,...

Kirkwood academy classes

Kirkwood academy classes

Madeline Jamrok, Photo Editor

January 27, 2017

Awareness for Syria

Elizabeth Barrett

January 19, 2017

It's a 21st century genocide. Your children will read about it in their history textbooks. But it’s more than a mere remnant of the past. It's happening, and it’s happening now. Hundreds of thousands of people have died, ...

Staff Editorial Issue 3

Torch Editorial Board

December 19, 2016

Two and a half years ago our school got an announcement. The following school year we would comply with the peculiar idea of SMART lunch. SMART lunch enabled us 80 minutes to do anything from getting help from teachers to going...

Political Ignorance

Jenna Anderson, Opinion Editor

December 12, 2016

Our society today has willingly become ignorant and uneducated when faced with politics. It has come to the point where uninformed people chose to not even vote at all. This is a problem. We need each and every person's vote and...

Too crowded for comfort?

Bailey Schlacke, Writer

November 25, 2016

When snows hits, ask yourself, what are you going to do? During lunch, the cafeteria is little too crowded. Making the lunch room bigger would increase space and allow more tables for students to sit down. Once snow hits t...

Staf Editorial Issue 2

Torch Editorial Board

November 4, 2016

The path to the 2016 Presidential Election has been one highlighted by insults, outsider campaigns that promise to shake up the establishment that so many Americans feel betrayed by, and a biased media dedicated to borderline...