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Coming up. . .
19th Talent Show Rehearsal - non-singing acts only - from 2:40-3:40pm
21st 1st, 2nd and 3rd grades to Britt Festival in Jacksonville
Talent Show Rehearsals - singing acts only - from 2:40-3:40pm
22nd Spirit Day - Spring Flower and Creepy Crawler dress up - no live creepy crawlers!
Kgtn - 2nd grade at 8:05 am
3rd - 6th grade at 9:00 am
Dunn and Mace's classes will visit the NMHS Planetarium from 8:30-11
25th No School in honor of Memorial Day
26th School Family BBQ lunch - regular class lunch times
Talent Show Rehearsal for all acts - in the gym from 2:40 - 3:40pm
27th Talent Show Dress Rehearsal - All Acts in costume from 1:00 - 2:30pm
Scholastic Book Fair Begins - continues through June 3rd
28th 4th grade Field Trip to Handley Farms 8:15-1:15pm
Kennedy's Got Talent assembly in the gym at 1:00pm
Kennedy's Got Talent Performances in the gym at 6:30pm
2nd Field Day - all grades. Parent Volunteers needed, please contact the school if you are interested.
3rd Last Day for Scholastic Book Fair
End of year assemblies:
Kgtn - 2nd grade at 8:05am
3rd - 6th grade at 9:00am
4th 6th Grade End of Year Field Trip to Family Fun Center
AM Kindergarten Promotion in the gym at 9:30am
PM Kindergarten Promotion in the gym at 1:30pm
5th Last Day of School
6th Grade Promotion in the gym at 11:00
Have a great Summer!!
A Message from the Principal:
What makes Kennedy Elementary School unique?
The Medford School District is fairly large and very diverse. Each school community has its own character, and each school has its specialties. If you are considering living in the Kennedy School attendance area, what do we have to offer?
We are a caring and friendly staff.
Have you walked into some local business that offer strong customer service? Our most successful local businesses keenly focus on serving their customers in a friendly way. They provide support and flex to meet customer needs. That is our goal at Kennedy. There are many options for families, including private schools and charter schools. Public schools are no longer the “only game in town.” We go the extra mile to ensure that students, families and patrons feel welcome and have their needs exceeded.
We use high quality programs and strategies.
Over the last ten years, new resources have become available that are “Consumer Reports” for educators. These resources offer the highest level of scrutiny for programs and strategies. We study these resources, and implement the best quality strategies to ensure we are at the cutting edge.
We offer fun activities for students and their families.
We have a very active and positive Parent Teacher Organization (PTO). They offer a Fall Carnival, Holiday Store, free movie nights, and come along side our staff to improve your child’s school experience. This spring we will showcase all Kennedy students in a new event called “Kennedy's Got Talent.”
We implement innovative programs.
The Arts: We have a partnership with the Rogue Gallery, and offer quality art instruction to our fifth grade students. This year, we are hoping to include all students in more arts instruction, in order to round out your child's school experience.
History Comes Alive: Three of our staff are involved in a grant to improve history instruction, and have traveled to history sites on the east coast to directly experience US History.
Latest Technology: Two teachers are piloting the use of new technologies, to teach students how to fluently use Google laptops and iPads. Many teachers offer “virtual field trips” and use technology in other unique ways.
In summary: We offer a balanced approach.
In order for students to meet and exceed high academic standards, we have to use the best strategies and create a positive and engaging environment for our students and families. In order to live an enriched life, students need to have arts and technology instruction, as well.
We hope you will join us
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General School Information
Mission Statement: Kennedy School is a partnership of staff, parents, and community members dedicated to providing each child with the skills to become a safe, respectful and responsible lifelong learner.
Motto: TogetherEveryoneAchievesMore = T.E.A.M.
School Rules: Be Safe, Be Respectful, Be Responsible
Mascot: Kennedy Patriot
School Colors: Red, White and Blue
Grades:K-6Enrollment: 519 Staff: 46
Facility: Kennedy is a community school located in Northeast Medford on large acreage. The school underwent significant renovation in 2007. Our sprawling campus includes 2 playgrounds, a large gymnasium and stage, a school library, 2 computer labs, and 27 classrooms.
Student Transportation: Students who live one mile or more from school are bussed to and from school. Children who live less than one mile from school walk or are transported by car.
Middle School and High School Attendance Areas:After finishing sixth grade, Kennedy students attend Hedrick Middle School and then North Medford High School
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