Category: JFK Middle School

JFK’s Scrabble Club makes the News
May 13, 2019May 13, 2019
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JFK’s Scrabble Club makes the News

Students at Northampton join community members at the Lily Library for Scrabble games–this time, Connecting Point featured an article about them. Evan, mentioned in the news clip, and JFK teammates, Gordon and Robbie just competed in the two-day North American School Scrabble Championship in Philadelphia at the end of April.  Teacher, Ben Greenwood, was asked...

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...

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...

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