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

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

Kennedy Torch

Jenna Anderson

Jenna Anderson, Co Editor-in-Chief

My name is Jenna Anderson, I am a senior and this is my fourth year in Torch. I have an older sister who goes to the University of Iowa, who encouraged me to be a part of journalism at Kennedy. I play both school and club volleyball, which keeps me busy year-round. Some of my other hobbies include cooking/baking, tennis, and piano. My favorite stories to write are profiles, opinion pieces, and news stories. I've had a great experience writing and designing pages for Torch, and I'm excited to see what the future holds for our publication. I started out as a writer, then became opinion editor my sophomore year, last year I was Co Editor-in-Chief and I am the Editor-in-Chief this year .

E-mail: [email protected]

Twitter: @KennedyTorch

All content by Jenna Anderson
The Varsity Tennis Team gather around a picnic table after their meet.

Tennis Turbulence

March 27, 2019
@CRSCHOOLS on Twitter post the photo above each time there is a delay or no-school day.

Weather Worries

February 8, 2019
Seniors Katelyn Schissel and Max Haefner pose after deciding to go to WPA together.

Women Pay All

February 5, 2019
Kennedy students struggle with anxiety on a daily basis. Photo by Jenna Anderson.

[Photo] Anxiety the Bully

December 20, 2018
Students signed this poster in the hallways to write their memories or condolences.

Remembering Mr. Nees

November 26, 2018
Information for the class of 2019 regarding cap and gowns.

It’s Time for Tassels

October 29, 2018
Band students help hype up the students at the fall pep assembly.

Senior Spirit Success

September 10, 2018
The view from Deckers loft building downtown.

Rain, Rain, Go Away

September 7, 2018
Main characters of the movie Forever My Girl, Josie Preston (Jessica Rothe) and Liam Page (Alex Roe), take a walk.

Forever My Movie

February 9, 2018
The orchestra performing at the 2016 Winter Showcase.

Winter Showcase 2017

December 19, 2017
Disabled veterans are welcomed to the 2017 National TEE Tournament.

Volunteering with Vets

September 18, 2017
Sophomores Hannah Wieland, Katie Jensen, Olivia Damico, Alexis McQuistion, and Rose Svatek pose for a photo at Greene Square Park.

The Moonlit Market

September 6, 2017

Political Ignorance

December 12, 2016
Photo provided by Jenna Anderson

What’s your sign?

October 17, 2016
Some of the clothespins students have made to pass onto others

Kinder Kennedy

September 15, 2016
Emily Waterhouse, fr., Kaylee Waterhouse, fr., and Alissa Waterhouse, sr., before practice.

Soccer Sisters

May 22, 2016

Dancing for Cancer

April 6, 2016
Rylee Fellmer with Jack Hoeger after asking him to WPA.

Hey- WPA?

March 7, 2016

Schedule switch-up

January 27, 2016
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