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Prom Under the Stars

Prom Under the Stars

Haylee Brewer, Writer

May 10, 2019

A Community Comes Together

A Community Comes Together

Anafer Millsap, Writer

December 1, 2018

Kennedy families got the tragic news Nov. 24 that teacher Rick Nees and his daughter, Nicole Nees, passed away in an accident in Ft. Collins, Colorado. The school held an open mic event Dec. 1, inviting all friends and families, to come celebrate Mr. Nees's life. The Kennedy auditorium filled with students,...

2018 Chicago Journalism Conference

2018 Chicago Journalism Conference

Anafer Millsap, Writer

November 13, 2018

Torch media and Profile Yearbook students headed off to Chicago for a three-day national journalism conference and to take in some of the sights of the big city. More than 6,000 high school journalists and their advisers, from programs across U.S., attended the conference sponsored by the Journalism...

Volleyball and Swimming: Senior Night

Volleyball and Swimming: Senior Night

Anafer Millsap, Photographer

October 11, 2018

Senior Night for both girls swimming and volleyball was on Oct. 3. The seniors were recognized for their participation and escorted by family members.

Swimming into First

Swimming into First
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Mackenzie Joseph, Writer

October 5, 2018

 

You’ll Be Hooked!

You’ll Be Hooked!

Jami Martin-Trainor, Writer

September 25, 2018

This year, the Kennedy drama department chose Peter and the Starcatcher for their annual fall play. The school wide preview for the show is on  Wednesday, Sept. 26, and the actual showing of the play is on Sept. 27, 28, and 29. Peter and the Starcatcher is related to the popular children’s...

A Check-In with the Cougars

A Check-In with the Cougars

Olivia Haefner, Co Editor-in-Chief

September 21, 2018

Cougars are 2-2 so far this season. The football team plays Davenport West on Friday, Sept. 21 at Kingston Stadium. The sophomore game is at 5:30 p.m. and varsity starts at 7. "I believe we'll win, we've been working hard on and off the field and are ready to get back on the right track. We have to...

2018 Crowning of Kennedy Homecoming King and Queen

2018 Crowning of Kennedy Homecoming King and Queen

Anafer Millsap

September 17, 2018

Congrats to the 2018 Kennedy homecoming Queen and King Jaianna Green and Jackson Hoeger. The crowning took place at Kingston Stadium Sept. 13 before the varsity football game against Prairie. All photos taken by Anafer Millsap. Cougars fell to the Hawks 14-30.  

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