Our Mission
The staff, students, and parents or guardians of John F. Kennedy are committed to a safe and caring environment, one that promotes excellence and pride in self, school, and community.


We respect individual and cultural diversity as it promotes understanding of the humanity of all people. We expect all students to achieve their highest potential and encourage them to become responsible and productive members of society.

Kennedy students strive to Have a Purpose in all that they do, Be Thoughtful about how they treat others, Seek Understanding when making judgements, and strive to Get Invested in their education, their community, and the future.


Class of 2021 Graduation Speech Auditions


If you are a Senior at Kennedy and you would like to audition to be one of the two speakers at the 2021 Commencement ceremony, please sign up for an audition appointment below. 

You will need to prepare a speech approximately 2-3 minutes long.  Auditions will take place on campus.  Please check in to the front office 15 minutes before your appointment time.  We will also send a reminder email out at least one day before.  

You may write a speech about a topic of your choice, but here are some topic ideas for consideration:  overcoming challenges; impactful events; important lessons; finding inspiration; letting go of the past.  

**If there are no slots remaining, please email Teresa Anderson (teresa-anderson@scusd.edu) to schedule an appointment.  

Here is the link:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0C4FA8AD2CA6FE3-2021

John F. Kennedy Bulletin


April 26, 2021

Dear John F. Kennedy Families:

Last Thursday, we welcomed Cohort ‘B’ as in-person instruction resumed. It was fantastic to see our students back on campus again! Tomorrow, we will greet Cohort ‘A.’ Families, thank you for your support, patience, and understanding. A few important items follow.

Free COVID Testing

John F. Kennedy Bulletin


April 21, 2021

Dear John F. Kennedy Families:

As we get ready for tomorrow, let’s make sure we are ready! A recap of last week’s bulletin follows along with a couple of new items posted at the end.

Arrival for In-Person Instruction


New Job? Need a Work Permit?


To obtain a minor work permit, students/minors should download the application form, gather the necessary information and approvals from their new employer, and from their parents or legal guardian. Once these forms are filled out completely and signed, submit the completed form to MarcWr@scusd.edu Requests will be processed within 48 hours.

If you need additional assistance please e-mail: MarcWr@scusd.edu