John F. Kennedy High School

The John F. Kennedy High School community is committed to working in Professional Learning Communities (PLC's) to promote and advance educational excellence, healthy lifestyles, social skills and compatibility, and life-long learning in a nurturing environment that is strategically and technologically advanced, safe, and where failure is not an option.



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Sep 1
JFK Link Crew Freshman Orientation
Kennedy Gymnasium
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Link Crew Freshman Orientation
(For First Time Freshmen Only)

September 1, 2016
8:00 - 12:00pm
JFK gymnasium

Snacks (provided), Schedules, Lockers distrubuted.

The purpose of this orientation is to make the transition from middle school to high school a positive one.  Serniors and juniors will be serving as Leaders and mentors to the freshmen.  Large and small group activities are designed to address students' needs and concerns in an enjoyable manner.

Wear comfortable clothes and shoes!
Leave your backpacks and purses at home!


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Sep 6
**School Starts - Kdg-12th 1/2 Day of School AM**
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Sep 12
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
School Board Regular Meeting
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Sep 14
JFK Senior Parent Meeting
Kennedy Cafeteria
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Senior parent meeting

September 14, 2016
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Kennedy Cafeteria
Graduation...Prom...Cap & Gown...Pictures

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Sep 19
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
School Board Meeting-Committee of the Whole
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Sep 26
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
School Board Regular Meeting
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The first day of school, Tuesday, 6-SEPT-16, will be a half day of school starting at 7:20am and ending at 10:30am. Because this day will serve as an orientation day, the following forms must be completed prior to the first day of school:

  • Emergency Cards (2)
  • Title I Parent/Student/Teacher/Principal Compact
  • Concussion Form

A packet, which will include these forms, will be mailed in August. You may also download the PDF.
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host an exchange student

Have you thought about traveling the world? What if the world could come to you? Learn about a new culture through hosting an exchange student! Hosting an exchange student is the sharing of cultures between an international youngster and your family - customs, friendships, personalities, even the food and the holiday traditions - it's a growth and learning experience that touches hearts for a lifetime! Apply to be a host family today at:
Contact Valorie Snyder at:



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2016 homecoming

Game: September 23, 2016
Game time 7:00pm
$5 admission $3 for Kennedy Students with ID
Dance: September 24, 2016
Ticket will be sold for $15 a person

18th Annual Homecoming Parade
Parade starts at New Hope Assembly of God Church, 14000 Racho Rd.
September 23, 2016 at 5:00pm.

Everyone is invited to watch the parade.


Take a trip to England in the summer of 2017!

This excursion is open to Advanced Placement English students and Accelerated students in the classes of 2016, 2017, and 2018. Parents are welcome.

  • Attend a Shakespearean play in Shakespeare's Globe Theater.
  • Visit the birthplace of Shakespeare.
  • Walk the streets of London.
  • Enjoy an English high tea.
  • Learn about architecture, art, and history.
  • Peruse paintings in London's National Gallery.
  • Visit Stonehenge.

This trip is planned by the Explorica company, and will take place June 26 - July 3, 2017.

The cost includes: all travel expenses (air, motor coaches, etc.), all admission fees for sites, two meals per day, tour guide (who stays with us from the time we arrive at the airport until we leave), other guides as needed, and tips.

For more information, visit the trip website at: or contact Ms. Metz at:


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