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Kennedy Mission  Statement

In order to prepare our students for meeting the challenges of the twenty-first century, the Kennedy learning community is dedicated and committed to ensuring our students become lifelong learners.  Students will make responsible choices, access various sources of information, and work independently, collaboratively and creatively.  They will also learn to make healthy choices and to value and respect their own and others' needs and differences within a safe, nurturing environment. 

Kennedy Eagles SOAR!

Be Safe

Be RespOnsible

         And

                 Be Respectful

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6th Grade News

Science Camp May 7th - 11th 2018

 

 


The new session will begin.  Sign up forms attached

YR Information

YR Signup

 

 

Attendance


To report your students absence please call the main school line at 510-818-3400 ( 24 hour voice mail). Leave your students full name, teacher name and reason for absence. Parents/Guardians will ...more

WHEN YOU VISIT

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All Visitors on campus must come to the office and sign in during the school day this also includes all classroom volunteers and school helpers.

Please wear the appropriate sticker badge that are provide for you in the school office, while you are on campus. This is for the safety of all the children and staff at Kennedy Elementary. In case of an emergency situation every person on campus must be accounted for.

                       If you need to get something to your child, please stop at the school office first and the office staff will be happy to help you.  Please do not go directly to the classroom and disturb the teacher while they are in session.  Thank you in advance for your understanding.

Bell Schedule

Kindergarten - 6th grade

Monday- Thursday

8:10 a.m. - 2:32 p.m.

Friday

8:10 a.m. - 1:05 p.m.

Lunch

4th - 6th grade

11:30 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.

Kindergarten - 3rd grade 

12:10 p.m. - 12:55 p.m.

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California SB 277 Law effective January 2016 Immunization Requirements

ALL Students entering 7th grade in August 2017 need to have the Dtap immunization!
Now in effect SB277 the new immunization law which eliminates personal and religious belief exemptions to required California immunizations.  

Students that currently have an exemption on file and will be entering 7th grade in August 2017 will need to immunized before entrance to 7th grade. 

for more information go to:

http://www.shotsforschool.org/laws/sb277faq/

 

Girls and Boys Basketball Tryouts Friday, March 2nd

This program is open to all 4th, 5th, & 6th grades students.  It is supported by the City of Newark's Recreation Department and Newark Physical Education Teachers.  More information and permission slip attached. 

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JOHN F. KENNEDY ELEMENTARY HOME of the KENNEDY EAGLES


35430 Blackburn Dr. Newark, CA 94560  ph. 510-818-3400 fax 510-713-9016 Child Care 510-818-3441

 

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MONEY FOR KENNEDY SCHOOL WHILE YOU SHOP!

SO EASY!!

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Amazon donates .5% of the purchase to Kennedy Elementary PTA.  Bookmark the link 

http://smile.amazon.com/ch/94-6184127

and support Kennedy School every time you shop!
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Order Scrip cards online or come by the office and see what we have on hand.  This is an easy way to raise money for our school.  Just like retail stores (Safeway, Luckys, Target, WalMart) we have gift cards on hand for easy purchase.  Starbuck, Safeway, Shell, Panera, Target just to name a few that are always available.  Kennedy School receives a percentage for every card sold.  For more information and ordering click on the link below

http://www.shopwithscrip.com

Please use online enrollment code: #3FA9B93624998

Thank You!


Kennedy School would like to say a GREAT BIG THANK YOU to the Dino's Grill in Newark for the generous support to J.F. Kennedy Elementary School.  

 

Kennedy School Staff "Wish List"

FUNDRAISERS/ SPIRIT DAYS

 

 

 

RECYCLING FUNDRAISER

Please bring your clear, empty plastic bottles, and empty cans (no glass or milk jugs) This supports the ongoing 6th grade Outdoor Education

The "official" collection dates are:

Friday's

Feb. 23

March 2

March 9

March 16

 

Thank you in advance for your support!

Outdoor Courtyard/ Event Area

Help J.F. Kennedy Elementary raise funds for our Outdoor Courtyard. 


We would like to say "Thank you" to the Newark Rotary Club!  Kennedy Elementary School applies for a grant and we received $500 to help purchase tables, planters and plants for our courtyard!

 

 

Coffee with the Principal


Come by and have a chat with Miss Hughes and learn about the great things going on at Kennedy School. The first Wednesday of every month in Room 15 at 8:15

Next meeting Wednesday, March 7

 

Child Nutrition

NUSD is pleased to announce the availability of applying for Free and Reduced Price Meals ONLINE  

 for more information go to:

http://www.newarkunified.org

 

Child Nutrition page


When signing up for School Bucks contact the school office (510-818-3400) for your students ID#

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For more information go the the Child Nutrition page on the NUSD website.  

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