Student Announcements

Overview

Student Announcements

Announcements are read every Tuesday & Thursday at the beginning of 2nd period.

Announcement

April 20, 2017

  • Attention all student government applicants! Applications are due TOMORROW by 3:30 to Mr. O’Flaherty’s box. Late applications will not be accepted!
  • The director of the Transfer Center at Sac City College will be in the Little Theater on Monday, 4/24 during lunch. Come learn more about the transfer process!
  • Looking for a paid summer internship?! Lunch at the Library is looking for teens who want to help coordinate and serve healthy lunches to kids during the summer.
Announcement

April 18, 2017

  • College Talk (Class of 2018/Juniors) Date:   Thursday, April 20th     Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm   Location:  Auditorium  Current Juniors and parents are invited to our annual  post-secondary/college discussion with JFK counselors regarding preparations for post-high school educational plans.  This will include a presentation and question answer opportunities involving community college, University of California, State University and private college/university admissions, financial aid and timelines.
Announcement

April 6, 2017

  • With the weather warming up and the 3rd quarter coming to a close, we will be moving back to our no beanie policy after we return from Spring Break.

 In addition, please remember to follow the school’s dress code.
-No hats, unless they are Kennedy hats.
-No solid red or blue tops or bottoms.  Articles of clothes that are predominantly red or blue cannot be paired with another article of clothing that is predominantly of the same color.   
-No revealing clothes are allowed, including…

Announcement

April 4, 2017

  • Student government applications are currently available in the counseling office, casey’s corner, and on the school website! Applications are due Friday April 21st by 3:30!
  • Students who previously took the ASVAB Career Exploration Assessment on March 7 are invited to attend the results review session on April 5th at 1:00pm in room B10.  See Mr. Drotts for questions. 
  • Attention Interact members.  There is an Interact meeting at lunch in room C-217 this Thursday.  See you all there!
  • Attention seniors!
Announcement

March 30, 2017

  • Students who previously took the ASVAB Career Exploration Assessment on March 7 are invited to attend the results review session on April 5th at 1:00pm in room B10.  See Mr.
Announcement

March 28, 2017

  • Any senior with more than 6 periods of unverified absences will not be allowed to participate in senior activates at the end of the year, including graduation ceremonies.  You must attend Saturday School in order to get these absences cleared.  Please go to the counseling or discipline office for a list of the available Saturday Schools left in the year.
  • Students who previously took the ASVAB Career Exploration Assessment on March 7 are invited to attend the results review session on April 5th at 1:00pm in room B10.  See Mr.
Announcement

March 23, 2017

  • Emphysema sucks! Come play games with us on March 28 in the quad at lunch to win prizes. Hosted by Friday Night Live to spread awareness of the dangers that comes from smoking cigarettes. 
  • Attention Interact members. There is an Interact meeting today at lunch in room C-217.  See you all there!
  • Come see the biggest dance show of the year right here at the JFK auditorium this Saturday at 2pm and 6:30pm.
Announcement

March 21, 2017

  • Are you interested in joining student government at JFK next year? Applications will be coming out Monday March 27th! They will be available in the counseling office, casey’s corner, and on the school website!
  • Hey guys! Do you guys get hungry after school?
Announcement

March 16, 2017

  • It’s time! Registration forms for Summer of Service at Kennedy are now live online. This includes S.o.S. Ambassador applications! See Ms.
Announcement

March 14, 2017

  • Attention Interact members.  There is an Interact meeting on Thursday at lunch in room C-217.  See you all there!
  • Ladies if you’re interested in playing flag football, join Lady’s Territory!
Announcement

March 9, 2017

  • A University of Nevada Reno representative will be on campus   today at 1:30pm to meet with interested students.  See Mr.Drotts in the counseling office if you are interested.
  • Attention Cougars! Next week is spring sports spirit week! The theme is March Madness! Check the flyers and posters around campus to participate!
  • All Kennedy Students are welcome to attend, the 17th Annual Cesar Chavez Youth Leadership Conference and Celebration this Saturday, March 11th at UC Davis. We have a bus for Kennedy students to attend.
Announcement

March 5, 2017

  • Attention Class of 2017 – Listen carefully to this announcement regarding graduation:  Any student who exceeds 5 period of unexcused absences during the second semester will not participate in the commencement ceremony, so be sure to clear those absences through the attendance office OR by attending voluntary Saturday school.

    Likewise, any student who is suspended for any number of days during second semester will not walk the stage.

    Be wise now, or struggle with regret and remorse the remainder of your life. 

Announcement

March 2, 2017

  • Dress Code – As the weather starts to warm up and we head into Spring, please be mindful of the school dress code. No sagging, no excessively short bottoms or revealing tops and mid-sections must be completely covered. With respect to colors. No solid red or blue tops or bottoms and no multiple articles of clothing that are red or blue despite having print on them.
  • Attention Students!
Announcement

February 28, 2017

  • Black History Month Important Figures-Movers and Shakers

Boston Massacre figure Crispus Attucks
Underground Railroad leader Harriet Tubman
Orator Frederick Douglass
Massachusetts shipping magnate Paul Cuffe
Black History pioneer Carter Godwin Woodson
Freed slave Denmark Vesey
Antislavery activist Sojourner Truth
‘Back to Africa’ leader Marcus Garvey
Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad
Legal figure Homer Plessy
NAACP founder W. E. B. Du Bois

Announcement

February 23, 2017

  • Black History Month began as “Negro History Week,” which was created in 1926 by Carter G. Woodson, a noted African American historian, scholar, educator, and publisher. It became a month-long celebration in 1976. The month of February was chosen to coincide with the birthdays of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln.
  • Junior Prom is coming up March 4th and there are only a few more days to buy tickets. Come to Casey’s Corner Tuesdays or Thursdays at lunch OR Friday March 3rd at lunch.
Announcement

February 21, 2017

  • Junior Prom is coming up March 4th and there are only a few more days to buy tickets. Come to Casey’s Corner Tuesdays or Thursdays at lunch OR Friday March 3rd at lunch. No tickets at the door will be sold!
  • Royalty nominations will be TODAY AND TOMORROW ONLY on stage at lunch, so be sure to nominate!
  • Rally autions will be TODAY in casey’s corner at lunch for national anthem, MCs, and any performances. Come try out!
  • Hey Cougars. Our spring blood drive is happening on February 28th! Sign ups will start Friday the 17th on the stage at lunch!
Announcement

February 16, 2017

  • Have you been waiting for Poly Club and Bloom Leadership to return to Kennedy?  Well, they are here! Meet in C307 tomorrow (Friday) after school to join! See Ms. Cooper in B8 for more information.
  • Hello all Pokémon fans, there is a Pokémon Club meeting tomorrow Friday, during lunch in Room C-217. Come join us as we begin the first round of the Battle Tournament. All are welcome. See you all there, trainers!
  • If you were in my shoes, what would you share? Club H.E.R.O.
Announcement

February 14, 2017

  • Today the first John F. Kennedy Chess Tournament officially begins! Everyone who sign up for the tournament please report to the library today lunch. Remember great prizes will be rewarded to the 6 champions. Let the Game of Chess begin!
  • Hello all Pokémon fans, there is a Pokémon Club meeting THIS Friday, during lunch in Room C-217. Come join us as we begin the first round of the Battle Tournament. All are welcome.
Announcement

February 9, 2017

  • Casey’s Corner will be open today and tomorrow for Snowcoming tickets! $5 with ASB, $10 without, and $15 for a guest pass! Tickets will be $20 at the door for ALL STUDENTS! Please bring your JFK ID!
  • ATTN SENIORS. Grad Night tickets will be sold after school in the front office on Wednesday Feb. 15.  This is the last day to purchase tickets at the Early Bird price of $35.  If you cannot make the Feb.
Announcement

February 7, 2017

  • Attention Interact members.  There is an Interact meeting on Thursday at lunch in room C-217.  Also, on Wednesday is our club picture.  Make sure you bring your pass with you and wear your Interact t-shirt.
  • Wow wow wow! Yet again the Kennedy Speech and Debate dominated at last weeks tournament! Billy T Hernandez, Tatiana Weltman, Tyler Reynen, Kaitlyn Kui, Cody Mak, Lucy Salazar and Tim Trumbly all made finals!

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