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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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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: https://www.flag-intl.org/hostapplication.html.
Contact Valorie Snyder at: vsnyder@flag-intl.org



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girls volleyball tryouts

Date: August 10th and 11th
Time: 5pm - 7pm for 9th and 10th graders, 7:30pm - 9pm for 11th and 12th graders.
Where: Kennedy High School gym (located in the back of the school).

All students are welcome to try out. Please wear gym shoes and bring water. Email Ms. Guitar at lisa.guitar@taylorschools.net if you have any questions or concerns.

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: http://www.explorica.com/Metz-2910 or contact Ms. Metz at: rebecca.metz@taylorschools.net


Three Years in a row World Report U.S. News has announced Kennedy High School as one of the BEST High Schools in the nation. Click on the medal to view the information.