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JFK Student named Poetry Finalist
March 3, 2020March 16, 2020
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JFK Student named Poetry Finalist

Trey Rivera, 2019 Poetry FinalistRiver of Words International Poetry and Arts Contest“Youth Art and Poetry Inspired by the Natural World” Diana Ajjan, 7th grade English teacher here at JFK Middle School, inspired her students by combining a study of Greek Mythology with a ROW field trip to the Mill River. She submitted a batch of wonderfully...

A Message from the Superintendent
January 14, 2020January 14, 2020
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A Message from the Superintendent

Dear Caregivers, We enter this budget season without knowing the outcome of the Proposition 2 1/2 override vote. As always, we will advocate for the high priority needs of our schools. Obviously, we would be able to address those needs more effectively with additional funding from the override. We will plan for either outcome by preparing multiple budget scenarios...

Bottle Cap Mural comes to Fruition
May 6, 2019May 6, 2019
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Bottle Cap Mural comes to Fruition

Students in Art teacher Michelle Mallory’s and STEM teacher Jack Dembkowski’s forum used their time this spring to brighten up the lobby here at JFK.  After winter planning sessions with lots of ideas from students and staff, they decided to create a new mural for the front lobby depicting the fours seasons. But a simple...

Conferencing with a Ghana Chief!
April 24, 2019April 24, 2019
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Conferencing with a Ghana Chief!

Students on the Grade 6 Recyclones team have had an extra special week in their studies of Africa. Their math teacher, Phil Cote, is currently in Ghana participating in a medical and educational humanitarian mission. Throughout his time in Ghana, Phil has sent images and video of life in Ghana, sharing as much as he...

JFK 2019 After School Program Session 3 Sign-ups
March 12, 2019March 12, 2019
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JFK 2019 After School Program Session 3 Sign-ups

Hi all: The JFK Middle School After School Program is ready to start the thrid and final session of the current school year. The program sessions will offer activities on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The session will fun a total of seven weeks. The session will begin on Tuesday, March 19, and the last day...

The Power of Poetry at JFK
March 8, 2019March 8, 2019
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The Power of Poetry at JFK

Please join the JFK community in congratulating 8th grader Trey Rivera, whose poem “The Mill River”, was selected as a 2019 Poetry Finalist in the River of Words contest!  Trey’s poem will be published in this year’s digital 2019 River of Words Anthology as well as next year’s 2019-20 printed anthology. The River of Words...

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