February 12, 2019

  • Hey there Cougars, it’s your EQ Ambassadors here. We want to congratulate on making it to the 3rd quarter of the year. It has been quite the journey, starting with our first campaign of GETTING INVESTED, which followed we had the BE THOUGHTFUL Campaign. But the fun doesn’t stop there. This quarter we have Seek Understanding Campaign. We strongly urge everybody to go meet new people. Find something you have in common and make a ever lasting friendship.Hope you all have an amazing day and remember you got a friend in us. – Love Your EQ Ambassadors
  • Come nominate yourself or friends for royalty at our Winter Vibes dance on the stage at lunch this week! All grades are eligible!
  • The 2019 blood drive is approaching on the 27th! Come sign up on stage today!
  • Good news, Cougars! The SAYS poetry slam is coming back to Kennedy!  Have 2 original pieces ready to perform and come to C304 at 3 pm on February 28th to compete.  Questions? Stop by the ASSETs office in B8 to find out more about SAYS.  
  • On Saturday night, volunteers from the Marine Corps Junior ROTC program worked in support of the National Hemophilia Foundation, raising money for research and awareness. Kennedy’s Junior ROTC Cadets continue to represent Kennedy in our community, with great pride & character!
  • AP Physics, AP Physics, AP Physics! Do you have questions about it?Stop by Ms. Chen’s room in B-24 during lunch on Thursday for a question & answer session.  Current AP physics students will be there to share their wisdom!
  • Join GOALS, Girls’ Outdoor Adventure in Leadership and Science, for a FREE summer science program to learn science hands-on while backpacking through Sequoia National Park. GOALS is an opportunity for people who have felt underrepresented in science or the outdoors and is open to current sophomores. Applications are due March 29th. Come learn more during a lunchtime information session on Tuesday, February 19th at lunch in room B29!
  • Are you a current sophomore or junior interested in the study of life or a career in the medical field? If so, come to B-28 on Tuesday, February 12 and Tuesday, February 26 during lunch to learn more about taking Advanced Placement Biology next year! Current AP Bio students and Ms. Fugina will be there to answer any questions you may have about the course. Come see if AP Bio is right for you! 
  • Calling all runners, Link Crew, Student Government, and student volunteers.  The JFK Unified Track and Field team for Special Olympics needs athletes that want to join us in a mile run, help set up, break down, and run skills.  Event is May 3rd, JFK is hosting 4 schools for this event.  Swing by D1 or D3 for more information.  
  • JFK Track and Field Team practice begins Monday February 4th @ 3:45 PM in the stadium.   We will practice every school day. If you wish to join or need more information about our Metro League Champion track team please come out to any practice. Winter sports athletes are welcome to join after their seasons end.
  • Varsity boys basketball made it to playoffs and play Wednesday at Oak Ridge at 7. Come out and cheer them on!