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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...

Principal Madden’s Weekly Update—Week of May 6
May 5, 2019May 5, 2019
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Principal Madden’s Weekly Update—Week of May 6

Photos Photos this week show lots of walking! We began our Walking Wednesdays from two different neighborhoods, and we had a great turnout of walkers! One of the walkers was amazed at the beautiful Azalea we saw on our route! Also our Walking Club at recess continues to be a big hit this month (when...

Leeds Elementary Literacy & Technology Night
April 30, 2019April 30, 2019
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Leeds Elementary Literacy & Technology Night

At Leeds Elementary, the first annual “One Book, One School” program, was launched.  Thanks to generous funding from the Leeds PTO, this initiative provided every school community member, (from students, teachers, office staff, custodians, cafeteria staff, to bus drivers) a copy of the same book, in an effort to foster literacy, throughout our community.  The...

New High School Performance
April 29, 2019April 29, 2019
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New High School Performance

High school students at NHS are putting on a new show! Coming to the NHS theater on May 9th community members can see students in all four grades perform the show Snow Angel Thurs. May 9th, 10th and 11th at 7PM with an afternoon show at 2PM on May 11th as well. “When the quiet...

Principal Madden’s Weekly Update—Week of April 29
April 28, 2019April 29, 2019
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Principal Madden’s Weekly Update—Week of April 29

Photos Photos this week show our Earth Day activities of planting flowers and picking up trash. We had some great workers! Also, it was an exciting week because our magnolia tree in the courtyard was in full and beautiful bloom. We could smell it all over the school. The kindergarten students were loving the outdoor...

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...

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