Category: JFK Middle School

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...

Seventh Grade Science Putting the “T” in STEM
November 13, 2018November 19, 2018
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Seventh Grade Science Putting the “T” in STEM

Putting the T in STEM. Seventh grade science continues to excel in using technology to enhance instruction here at JFK. This slideshow contains pictures and video of the Elephant’s Toothpaste lab. From Mr. Masenior, “Once students completed their experiment we debriefed the lab as a class and turned their qualitative data (warm and bubbly) into...

Teachers Continue Learning about Systemic Racism
October 2, 2018October 2, 2018
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Teachers Continue Learning about Systemic Racism

Teachers took time this summer for a two and a half day workshop held at the The Montessori School of Northampton to explore and learn about Analyzing & Understanding Systemic Racism. Put on by the Crossroads Anti Racism group, participants came from schools all around the commonwealth. With 30-40 attendants, including schools from Boston as...

Science & Technology merge in the JFK Classroom
October 2, 2018October 2, 2018
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Science & Technology merge in the JFK Classroom

As JFK Middle School begins the first month with access to chromebooks, students can be seen importing science data into spreadsheets and graphing their scientific research while examining live reference samples of the macroninvertebrate concentrations found in local pond water. Students in grade 7 science classes were tasked with determining which of their pond water...

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