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The student news site of John F. Kennedy High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Kennedy Torch

The student news site of John F. Kennedy High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Kennedy Torch

Varsity Football in Iowa City

Varsity Football in Iowa City

Molly Martin, Photographer September 2, 2021

Photos: Kennedy Softball Headed to State (Substate Semifinal and Final)

Photos: Kennedy Softball Headed to State (Substate Semifinal and Final)

Merideth Langton, Photographer July 14, 2021

This week, Kennedy's varsity softball team participated in the IGHSAU Substate tournament, competing for a spot in the State tournament in Fort Dodge. On July 10, Kennedy played in the semifinal game...

Kennedy Theater on Stage

Kennedy Theater on Stage

Jordyn Cory, Photographer May 15, 2021

Girls Golf Hosts Divisional at Twin Pines

Girls Golf Hosts Divisional at Twin Pines

Merideth Langton and Jordyn Cory May 14, 2021

On May 10, the Kennedy girls golf team hosted the MVC Valley Divisional #1 Meet at Twin Pines Golf Course. The girls played against other local teams in their conference. The Cougars were led in scoring...

Photos: Teachers Recognized at Boys Soccer Game

Photos: Teachers Recognized at Boys Soccer Game

Merideth Langton, Photographer May 13, 2021

On May 4, Kennedy teachers were recognized prior to the varsity Boy's Soccer game for Teacher Appreciation Week. Each player invited a teacher to attend the game, and the teachers and players received...

Jared Wacker directs the Wind Symphony.

Music Prevails

Elise Hrabik, Writer May 7, 2021

“We kept the music going,” Lesley Fleer, director of the Kennedy band said. The band concert began at 5 p.m. on May 4, in the Kennedy High School auditorium. With help from Justin Schaeffer,...

Molly Joyner, jr., jumps the hurdles during one of her events.

Photos: Kennedy Track Competes at Xavier

Merideth Langton, Photographer May 1, 2021

On April 27, the Kennedy Boys and Girls Track and Field teams competed at Xavier High School for the Xavier Invitational.

Lwings Kabula, so., keeps the ball away from a Washington defender.

Photos: Girls and Boys Soccer Sweep Washington

Merideth Langton, Photographer April 23, 2021

    On April 13, the boys and girls Kennedy soccer teams went head-to-head with Cedar Rapids Washington at Kingston Stadium. The Varsity Girls team shut out the Warriors 3-0. The...

A Happiness performer embraces her relative after the show.

Photos: Going Out Concert

Merideth Langton, Photographer April 9, 2021

The Kennedy show choirs held their final performance of the year on March 26th. Moonlight Express, Chanteurs, Protege and Happiness Inc all participated in the Going Out concert. Along with their...

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