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February 8, 2018

Buddy Breakfast

posted Feb 8, 2018, 10:06 AM by Jamie Koehler

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Buddy Breakfast is on Friday, February 9, 2018, in the Kennedy cafeteria from 7:30am-8:15am and we can’t wait to see you!

Each Kennedy student is invited to bring a “Buddy” (parent, Grandparent, relative or adult friend) to visit our school. A continental breakfast will be provided by donations from Kennedy’s Family School Organization (FSO), teachers/staff, volunteer bakers, and local businesses.

When students are finished eating, they are welcome to head to their classrooms if they are supervised by an adult family member. Students who are not supervised will need to remain in the cafeteria until 8:05am and are not allowed to be in classrooms prior to this time due to safety/supervision reasons.

Thank you to all the families who volunteered to donate baked goods. Please drop off your breakfast items at Kennedy before the end of the school day on Thursday, February 8, 2018.

Early Release on Thursday

posted Feb 8, 2018, 9:44 AM by Jamie Koehler   [ updated Feb 8, 2018, 11:16 AM ]

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On Thursday, February 15th students in 5K-5th grade will be released early at 11:50 a.m. There is no 4K this day. Please click on the link below to complete and submit the Early Release Survey to indicate your student’s after-school plans for this day. We ask that you complete the survey no later than Tuesday, February 13th so staff can properly plan dismissal for that day. If your family does not complete the survey, your student will be sent home following his/her traditional after-school plans.


The Grafton Nutrition Services Department offers bag lunches for students on early release days, whether they are going to child care or heading home. Use this link to order a bag lunch: https://goo.gl/forms/7ZRFqvuidSRfUrnA3.

If you have any questions, please contact the Kennedy front office. 

Thank you for your cooperation!

Cool Stuff for Kids Opportunity Fair - Saturday, February 10

posted Feb 8, 2018, 9:32 AM by Jamie Koehler   [ updated Feb 8, 2018, 9:33 AM ]

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PAGE (Parents for the Advancement of Gifted Education) is hosting a Cool Stuff for Kids Opportunity Fair on Saturday, February 10 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Grafton High School. This FREE event is open to ALL kids and provides information on organizations that offer enrichment classes, programs, camps, and activities during the summer months and throughout the school year. Click HERE for more information and for a list of the organizations that will be represented!

There is still time for the Grafton Schools Art Show

posted Feb 8, 2018, 9:30 AM by Jamie Koehler   [ updated Feb 8, 2018, 10:43 AM ]

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Thank you to all who attended the Grafton District Elementary Art Show at the Arts Mill onTuesday night. It was a fantastic celebration. The support was incredible and very much appreciated! Every student from Grafton Elementary, Woodview, and Kennedy schools has a piece of artwork on display. Exhibit will remain up through Saturday Feb 17th Arts Mill hours 11-5 Tuesday-Saturday.
Please note the gallery space is used for yoga classes as well, check the schedule through this link before attending.    http://www.balancingartsstudio.com/

Student Council Winter Fest

posted Feb 8, 2018, 9:05 AM by Jamie Koehler   [ updated Feb 8, 2018, 9:05 AM ]

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Friday, February 23rd from 6:00-7:30 pm in the KES All Purpose Room
Games, Prizes, Crafts, Hot Cocoa & Cookie Decorating!  $4.00 per child.
Student Council members have created this family activity as a way for families to spend time together, while raising money to help make Kennedy a great place for all students!  Complete information.

Thank You Kennedy

posted Feb 8, 2018, 8:12 AM by Jamie Koehler

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We crushed our Kindness Challenge goal and raised $2477.51 for Harper and her mom.  
Thank you to all our wonderful Kennedy families!
"Sometimes in life, we are faced with unexpected challenges that are difficult to understand and even harder to overcome.  It is in those times of confusion where leaning on others is the only way to get through.  We just wanted to express our sincere gratitude to each and everyone of you.  Thank you for being a ray of hope in a dark and difficult time.  Your kindness means so very much and will never be forgotten."  Marie & Harper Nawrocki

Important Dates

posted Feb 8, 2018, 7:25 AM by Jamie Koehler   [ updated Feb 8, 2018, 11:17 AM ]

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February 9 - Buddy Breakfast at 7:30 am
February 15 - Early Release at 11:50 am
        NO SCHOOL for 4K
February 16 - NO SCHOOL
February 19 - FSO Meeting at 6:30 pm
February 23 - Popcorn Friday & Spirit Day
February 23 - Student Council Winter Fest at KES at 6:00-7:30 pm
March 7 - Middle School Orientation for 5th Graders, at John Long Middle School from 6:00-6:45 pm
March 23 - Kennedy Carnival at John Long Middle School

Lunch Menu

posted Feb 8, 2018, 7:25 AM by Jamie Koehler

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Lunch menu here: LUNCH MENU

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