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Community Resources

Child Nutrition

National School Lunch Application Information:

If your family was approved for free or reduced lunch during the 2016-2017 school year, your children’s status will be the same ONLY for the first 30 days of the new school year.  


Please either go ONLINE after 8/1/2017 atwww.heartlandapps.com to fill out an application OR you may fill out a paper application being sent home during the summer and return it in August directly to the Child Nutrition office or the office at any school site.


List all children and their schools on one (1) application.  To avoid any delays in processing, please remember the following:

  • Only ONE application per residence.  You may apply ONLINE OR with a paper application.

  • List ALL children living in the household (in school or not).

  • List ALL adults living in the home and their GROSS monthly income per individual. Income shown must be from August, 2016 or later.

  • If you qualify based on any assistance you receive you MUST provide the CASE #.  (Simply writing, “YES” will delay processing.)

If you have any questions, please contact the Child Nutrition Department at (510) 818-4281.


 Did you know that we  serve breakfast on a daily basis? The cafeteria is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 8:00 am. Our kitchen serves a nutritional breakfast that is available to all students.  Breakfast is $1.50 and free for those students who receive free or reduced child nutrition.


School Supply Donation Lists

Wondering what your students need to have for school supplies. Attached are the the lists for specific grade level donations. Individual teachers may request additional items once school has begun.  Remember P.E. could always new supplies and equipment as well as our Science Lab, Art Room, Library and Child Care.  

Thank you in advance for your donations!!





Parent Information

Coffee With the Principal

Join Miss Hughes the first Wednesday of every month in Room 15 for coffee and pastries.  Learn about things going on at Kennedy, ways you can be involved and engage in conversation the principal and other parents.  Please sign in at the office before attending.


English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC)


Wednesday, October 18th 

5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

District Office Training Room

5715 Musick Ave.

Agenda- DELAC.pdf


The purpose of the ELAC is to advise the principal and staff on bilingual programs and services to ELL students

The ELAC goals are:

  • Develop and ensure full implementation of effective programs for English Learners
  • Ensure that all English Learners make annual progress to access and master the English language
  • Decrease the risk of failure, retention, and drop-outs
  • Strengthen parent involvement and engagement in their children's education
  • Increase EL participation in advanced academic programs and enrichment opportunities
  • Engage English Learners in meaningful cultural, social, and academic activities.

September Agenda:




Registration Guidelines 2017-2018 School Year


If you have a child turning 5 years old on or before September 1, 2017, he/she is eligible for Kindergarten for the 2017-2018 school year.  If your child turns 5 between September 2 and December 1, 2017 they are eligible for the Transitional Kindergarten (TK) Program at Musick School. Information for this program below.


Registration packets are available in the school office.

  • Proof of residency-  NUSD requests any two of the following; current mortgage statement,rental/lease agreement, tax papers/W2, PG&E or water bill, property tax statement, pay stub, correspondence from a government agency.  Checks and drivers license will not be accepted.
  • Original Birth Certificate or Passport (certificate of live birth from the county of birth not a hospital certificate.)
  • Immunization records that include (no exemptions, unless medical and certified physician documentation is provided, see SB277 law     

* Polio - 4 doses

* DTaP/DPT- 5 doses (last dose after the age of 4)

* Measles,Mumps,Rubella/MMR- 2 doses (one dose after the age of 1)

* Hepatitis B-3 doses

* Varicella/Chicken Pox - 1 dose

* Test for TB - Tuberculin Skin Test, need to have- 

                      * the date the test was given

                      * the date the test was read

                      * the result of the TB test

If the Doctor deems the TB not necessary, we must have a signed statement from Doctor stating that a screening was done and that the child has "No Risk Factors"

* TK & Kindergarten students, a physical examination from a physician performed after March 1, 2017.  This must include a complete health history, complete physical exam that may include blood and urine test.

*  Oral Health Assessment per Ed. Code Section 49452.8, which requires TK, Kindergarten and 1st grade students submit proof of an oral health assessment performed by a licensed dentist.  This exam must be done after March 1, 2017.

Registration packet - district and federal forms filled out and returned


After all registration requirements are met your child be enrolled in NUSD/John. F. Kennedy Elementary School. 

For any further questions please feel free to call the school office at 510-818-3400.


More registration information attached

Registration Paperwork 17-18 SY.pdf

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School Site Council - (SSC)


School Council Meetings are held Wednesday's in the library at 3:00: 


September 20th

October 18th


 The purpose of the School Site Council is to advise the principal:

  • Help Establish instructional priorities, and establish and monitor budgets related to the school plan;
  • Help staff understand the community needs and priorities;
  • Provide a communication link;
  • Collaborate with staff to assess and evaluate program strengths and weakness;
  • Develop, refine and carry out certain activities in the school plan

School Site Council Agenda & Minutes

Minutes will be posted the month following a meeting once approved



School Site Council By-Laws

Bylaws Revised, 2016.doc


School Site Plan -SPSA

Kennedy SPSA.pdf



Childcare Information

We have different options for parents to enroll their children; from Kindergarten to 6th grade, which start from prepaid drop off (twice monthly maximum) or choose one of our four weekly options of 6,12,20 and 30 hours.  We also have alternative payment program referral contact information from Child Care Links, 4 C's and Child, Family, and Community Services Inc.

We have safe classrooms offering your children the opportunity to do their homework, play, socialize with friends, eat healthy snacks, and be relaxed after a long day of school.

We have two wonderful Child Care Supervisor Mrs. Luz Chamberlain

We are providing morning care Monday - Friday 7:00 to 8:00 am & afternoon care Monday to Thursday 2:30 to 6:00 pm Friday's 1:05 to 6:00 pm

For more info please call the Child Care Office (510) 818-4138 

or stop by our office located at 5715 Musick Ave. on the Musick School campus - Portable #24.

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Attendance Information

Parents/Guardians will have 3 school days or 72 hours to clear an absence.  If proper verification is not provided within that

time your child's absence will be marked unexcused.  If your child is late coming to school due to a doctor

or dentist appointment please bring a receipt or medical note from the medical/dental office to excuse the tardy. 


10 absences in the school year -  if your child has had ten (10) absences in a school year for illness, any further absences in the school year must be verified through your child's physician.