Back-to-school information

This important video is from Superintendent Noreen Bush. Please take a few minutes to absorb the heartfelt back-to-school message.




Monday, September 21st

Today is an A Day (Odd Periods) 


Any Tech Questions please refer to the link below -

CRCSD Parent Student Technology Resources



Last day to add or drop a class is this coming Friday, September 25th. Please fill out the online form to request a change.



If you still need to pick up your ChromeBook, Deb Baber will be at Kennedy High School in the North Lot Monday 21st - Wednesday 23rd-Friday 25th from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM. This is also her Tech Time so if you are having any issues with your ChromeBook she can assist you then. 



The city bus is currently free for all riders, not just students.  This will be for the foreseeable future.  Students riding will need some form of documentation School ID or Electric and/or Paper Schedule to demonstrate they are enrolled in the district. Students are also required to wear a mask when riding the bus.



Cougar Corner Food Pantry Fall 2020

Due to Derecho, Kennedy High School is closed until January 2021. The Cougar Corner Food Pantry will be doing weekly deliveries to families. More info on how to sign up for those deliveries soon. Until then please follow us on Facebook at Cougar Corner Food Pantry. We plan to have a few mobile food pantries this fall and we will post those on Facebook. You can click here for our Facebook page. (Opens in a new window) We also post HACAP’s mobile food pantry schedule as well as any other food resources we hear about.

If you have any questions please contact Jenny McAtee at (Opens in a new window).


Kirkwood Covid-19 Protocol-

All Kirkwood students must report symptoms and/or potential exposure to the Kirkwood Community College at this link: Covid Exposure Form and should not return to a Kirkwood location until cleared for return to class by a Kirkwood official. Students may also call 319-784-1650 to report illness/exposure.

The most updated information is available at


Attention all students: The Academic Decathlon Team will once again be competing…

 Now is your chance to join the fun! This year’s topic is the Cold War. The Team will study Art, Economics, Language and Literature, Math, Music, Science, and Social Science, both in general and relating to the Cold War. In addition, there will be a Speech, Interview, Essay, and Jeopardy-style Super Quiz. The time commitment is only a couple hours a week of independent study between now and the Regional Competition in early spring. Optional study meetings via video chat will be held. If you are interested in joining or want to learn more, contact Abigail Pape at by Tuesday, October 13th. Thank you and happy studying!”



Janel McGovern is President of PTA. Her Contact information is 

Phone: 319-929-6198



Facebook: Iowa PTA

Twitter: @iowapta

Here is the link to Kennedy PTA- 



Monday, September 21, 2020 

2:00pm Golf: Boys Freshman Meet vs. Multiple Schools @ Hunters Ridge Golf Course


2:50pm Golf: Boys JV Meet vs. Multiple Schools @ Gardner Golf Course 

(Rescheduled from 09-09-20)


3:15pm Golf: Boys Varsity Meet vs. Multiple Schools @ Ellis Golf Course

(Date, Time & Location Changed to 09-24-20)


5:00pm Volleyball: Freshmen Match vs. Iowa City High @ Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School Gym Main




5:00pm Volleyball: Freshman Match vs. Iowa City High @ Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School Gym Main


5:00 PM -- City Red vs. Kennedy Gold

5:00 PM -- City White vs. Kennedy Green

6:00 PM -- City Red vs. Kennedy Green

6:00 PM -- City White vs. Kennedy Gold




 Emanuel Ntanyungu

Isaiah Morgan

Charles Kunstorf

Tiernan Sullivan

Anika Goldensoph

Tony Hoeger

Patricia Robinson 




September & October menus have been published and are available for public view/printing on Nutrislice. 


To access menus: 

Go to the district website. Click on Menu Lookup (top right corner) the Organization is Cedar Rapids Community School  


For additional information related to menus or Nutrislice please visit the Food & Nutrition


Virtual Meals


11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Mon - Fri


Pick Up Locations

Grant Wood











Available September 2nd to 18th

Kennedy High School

2020 Best Schools in America Rankings and Grades ranks Kennedy High School #1 in Best Public High Schools in Linn County.

Kennedy is simply one of the best schools in America!