Student Announcements


Student Announcements

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


December 8, 2016

  • Hey Cougars! Do you or someone you know need money to help fund a youth led project or senior project? The grant advisory board of youth is awarding a grant  up to $500 for community projects that have the goal of building a stronger generation.  Applications for the grant end this Friday, December 9th, so be sure to go to the Sacramento Region Community foundation website to submit your groups application.
  • Looking for a job?! The City of Sacramento is hiring Youth Aides to work weekends providing park maintenance.

December 6, 2016

  • Attention All Freshmen: In the first quarter of this year, 63 students earned a perfect 4.0 grade point average. To honor this achievement, a raffle was held for these super high achieving students. The following students won some cool JFK gear. Congratulations to Jasmine Chuk, Christopher Fong, Casandra Lee, Tristen Myers, Jessica Thao and Jasmyn Washington. Please come by the counseling office at lunch to pick up your prize.
  • Come see Elf tonight in the little theater! The movie starts at 4:30, and a donation of a NEW pack of socks or undies will get you in.

December 1, 2016

  • Just a reminder, there is an Animal Student Allegiance meeting at lunch in room C316.
  • Hello Cougars! French Club will be selling warm buttery croissants today for $2-3 after school near the front office! We have a limited supply so get them while they’re hot!
  • Attention Cougars! Next week is Winter Spirit Week: Home for the Holidays. Check the flyers around campus and participate in the spirit days! Seniors hold a small lead right now…everyone else needs to catch up!
  • Friday December 9th at 6 pm is Senior Showcase in the auditorium!

November 29, 2016

  • Please help us congratulate the John F. Kennedy Marching Band on their huge success in their final competition of the season.  The band took 1st place in division 5A, and 2nd overall out of 24 schools and color guard also took 1st Place.
  • Donuts, Coffee, and pancakes galore. Do you want to win a breakfast party for your 1st period? Donate as many new pack of socks and undies to your 1st period before December 12th and your lazy morning could turn into a super awesome one.

November 15, 2016

  • Hey cougars! Did you know you can use just one paper towel to dry your hands? It’s easy to conserve. Just shake the water off your hands, and fold the towel up before wiping off the water. Good things come in trees, so remember to use one or use none. Protect the planet, save the world.
  • Hello all Pokémon fans, there is a Pokémon Club meeting THIS Friday during lunch in Room C-217. Come join us as we celebrate the launch of the new games, Pokémon Sun and Moon. All are welcome. See you all there, trainers!
  • Hey Red Crossers!

November 10, 2016

  • Attention Geeks! Interested in coding? Want to join a Hacking club? See Mr. Fong, our campus tech guy in room F3A
  • Attention Interact members!  There is an Interact meeting today at lunch in room C-217.  We will be discussing upcoming fundraisers and events as well as continuing to make holiday cards for soldiers.  See you all there!
  • Seniors! It is not too late to sign up for senior trip! Come get the registration form in Casey’s Corner or Mr. O’s room V1!
  • Do you want to perform at Senior Showcase this year?

November 8, 2016

  • Attention Seniors: Jostens will be here tomorow, Nov. 9 at lunch time to take Cap n gown orders. Grad Nite tickets will also be sold tomorrow at lunch, outside of Casey’s Corner. Only $35!
  • The Can Food Drive was over Friday, BUT cans won’t be collected until Wednesday, Nov. 9th. you still have a chance to win a pizza party for your 4th per. class!
  • Currently, we have Mr. Lee’s class in 3rd,  Mr. Andrews in 2nd, and Mr. Lam in 1st.
  • Attention CSF members! We have a general meeting today after school in the auditorium.
  • Hey Ladies!

November 3, 2016

  • Practice. We talkin’ about practice. We’re the only club devoted to practice. Nobody’s perfect so try your best to be.  Come and join practice club today at lunch in room C-201
  • Seniors, please plan to attend the mandatory Senior Assembly Tomorrow during 4th period. Check into your 4th period class and head down the auditorium. Representatives from Jostens and Grad Nite will be there with important information about graduation. If you don’t attend you might as well drop out of school. That’s a joke.

November 1, 2016

  • Cougars:  Now is the time to pre-order your yearbook.  We will not be ordering extras this year.  Come by Room F2 on Friday, Nov. 4 (the minimum day) after school and buy yours now.  The current price is $75 and payment plans are available.  That’s Room F2, Friday after school.  See Mrs. Hanzlik for details.
  • There’s a Green Catalyst meeting today during lunch at room C-313 in Mr. Andrews’ room. All are welcome. See you all there.
  • Hey Red Crossers.

October 27, 2016

  • Given the recent events regarding the clowns, the school is asking that students refrain from dressing up as clowns on or around Halloween (including face paint) so as not to be confused with or contribute to the wide spread panic that is taking place at many schools across the country.  Any student dressed like a clown could potentially be perceived as a distraction as well as a threat to school safety.
  • Hey Cougars! Want to give your friends, teachers, or even yourself a spooky surprise this Halloween? Or wish a happy Halloween?

October 25, 2016

  • Hey Cougars! Want to give your friends, teachers, or even yourself a spooky surprise this Halloween? Or wish a happy Halloween? Buy a candy gram! Interact Club is selling Halloween candy grams for only $1 per candy bag TODAY after school near the counseling office until this Friday, October 28th. Candy grams will be delivered during 4th period next Monday, on Halloween, October 31st. All proceeds go towards quickening global polio eradication. Thank you! Come by today to purchase a candy gram.

October 20, 2016

  • It’s hot off the presses! Cougars, the first issue of the Clarion, your student newspaper, arrives on the campus Friday, October 21st. Look for it in the newsstands around the campus including the library, office and Clarion headquarters Room B12. Pick up your copy and find out what’s happening!
  • Hey Lady Cougars, Want to join a club that fits you? Helps you stay on top of you work, teaches you life skills, and you can make some cool friends?

October 18, 2016

  • Attention wrestlers!  There will be a mandatory wrestling meeting today at 3:30pm in Room C-212.  You will be getting important paperwork for the upcoming season.  
  • You’ve probably eaten something in the past, and that thing you ate was probably grown or ate something that was grown or ate something that ate something that was grown. Either way, you should give back by growing something yourself.

October 13, 2016

  • Let’s give a big congratulations to the JFK speech and debate team who did amazing last Saturday! Among the people who made it to finals were Alana Lee, Rohit Jhawar, Irene Lai, Bernadette Tropel, Bruce Tran, Taylor Bains, Darren Sha, Danke Stroup, Sareth Silvestre, Alison Newens and Tatyana Weltman!
  • Hello all Pokemon fans, there is a Pokemon Club meet tomorrow, Friday. Please join us in Room C-217 during lunch in Mr. Phanthai’s room tomorrow. All are welcome.

October 11, 2016

  • Future College Students- Attend the JFK College Night , Thursday Oct. 13 at 6:00pm in the auditorium. Admissions representatives from the U C, CSU, community college and private college will speak and answer questions. Get college busy! Get college informed!
  • College bound students- A UCLA representative will be in B-10 today for a short lunch time presentation.

October 6, 2016

  • Future College Students- Attend the JFK College Night , Thursday Oct. 13 at 6:00pm in the auditorium. Admissions representatives from the U C, CSU, community college and private college will speak and answer questions. Get college busy!

October 4, 2016

  • Are you interested in Math, Science, and Engineering? Join MESA where you can build and compete in awesome STEM competitions! Be sure to go to B23 on Wednesdays at lunch to participate.
  • Come to the garden in E-6 after school Tomorrow. Planting season is wrapping up as the planting boxes are filling up. Get some real work done in the garden in E-6 after school on Wednesday.
  • Attention Interact members, there is an Interact meeting TODAY during lunch in Room C-217. We’ll be preparing for an upcoming fundraiser.

September 29, 2016

  • All students wanting to join the green scream machine! There will be a mandatory informational meeting MONDAY in the little theater at lunch! See you there!
  • Interested in saving a life? Donate blood on October 12 at the small gym. You can sign up during lunch every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at the quad where the Red Cross Club will set up. Note: You must be 16 years old or older and weigh over 110lbs to donate. 1-3 lives can be saved through your donation, are you willing to give?
  • Do you sing or play an instrument?

September 27, 2016

  • If you paid for your ASB, you can pick up your card in the counseling office beginning today. Please bring your student ID during normal business hours.
  • Do you want to be in the homecoming rally? Auditions for MCs, performances, and national anthem are this Thursday and Friday after school and at lunch in Casey’s Corner. Come try out!
  • The homecoming dance is approaching on October 15th in the gym and tickets are on sale now on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Casey’s Corner.

September 22, 2016

  • Hey Cougars! Give it up for your Kennedy Speech and Debate Team! Last Saturday, Chris Lee got 3rd place and Bruce Tran got 14th place in Congressional Debate! Congratulations Chris and Bruce!
  • Attention all Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors! CSF Applications are out! They are available in Mr. Lam’s room (T5) and the front office. Freshmens will not be eligible to apply until the next semester. Application deadline is September 22nd, Mr. Lam’s room close at 3:45.
  • Do you want to join a JFK club? Friday’s Club Rush will be your chance!