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Varisty Volleyball Against Dubuque Senior

Varisty Volleyball Against Dubuque Senior

Lizzy Dennis, Photographer

September 7, 2017

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Graduation Party Happenings

Graduation Party Happenings

Hannah Ratzer, Writer

June 5, 2017

Graduation Season arrived, and with it graduation parties. Seniors commemorated their time in high school with pictures, food, and fun.  I decided to take pictures of these various graduation aspects in an attempt to show what a true grad party looked like. Each of the parties had excellent fo...

Grand march and prom photos

Grand march and prom photos

Leeanne Mehring, Madylin Kircher, and Kayla Jacobson

May 18, 2017

Senior Class of 2017 just attended their last prom, May 13. The Grand March was held in the auditorium, followed by a dance at the Czech Museum in downtown Cedar Rapids. After the dance, students then went to post prom held at the Rockwell Collins Recreation Center until 3:30 a.m., an event which...

Best buddies club ready for a day at Camp Courageous

Best buddies club ready for a day at Camp Courageous

Anafer Millsap, Writer

May 9, 2017

Best Buddies club headed out for the day on Monday, May 8, for an exciting day at Camp Courageous. Students and buddies did many activities such as zip lining, rock climbing, soccer, bowling, petting zoo, and train rides. They arrived back at Kennedy at 2:15 p.m.

More photos from Nov. 17 Protest

More photos from Nov. 17 Protest

November 17, 2016

Anafernanda Millsap is a photographer for Torch. In her words: "About a minute into passing time they [students] just started coming out from the front doors, from the foyer, and they started walking toward the sidewalk, the street. [Principal] Kline and some other administrators started giving o...

Kennedy Walkout Photo Gallary

Kennedy Walkout Photo Gallary

Jake Corkery, Sports Editor

November 17, 2016

Kennedy High School students congregated outside of the main office after third hour. They organized a walkout and spread their message "Love not hate," as they walked to the 42nd Street and Edgewood intersection. All protests were peaceful and the students returned to their afternoon classes. There...

Downtown prepares for impending flood

Downtown prepares for impending flood

Nathan Sheeley, Editor-in-Chief

September 24, 2016

As the City of Cedar Rapids prepares for the second-highest predicted flood crest in history, residents work to sandbag downtown areas while dealing with evacuations, road closings, and the fear of an apparition of 2008. All bridges downtown closed downtown on Saturday afternoon. Authorities and public...

Storms strike Corridor

Storms strike Corridor

Nathan Sheeley, Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2016

As flash flooding hits the Cedar Rapids area, the City of Cedar Rapids City Council has began to mobilize authorities to close down roads throughout town. The predicted crest patterns are expected to reach up to 24 feet high, which is the height at which water begins to touch the bottom of the bridges...

Women’s Swimming and Diving Falls to Pleasant Valley

Women’s Swimming and Diving Falls to Pleasant Valley

Nathan Sheeley, Editor-in-Chief

September 9, 2016

Juniors Take Fall Pep Assembly

Juniors Take Fall Pep Assembly

Nathan Sheeley, Editor-in-Chief

September 8, 2016

 

Prom 2016

Prom 2016

Caitlyn Fisher, Photographer

May 17, 2016

Kennedy vs. Washington Men’s Tennis Meet: Photo Story

Kennedy vs. Washington Men’s Tennis Meet: Photo Story

Jayden Bisson, Profile Editor

April 13, 2016

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