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November 29, 2018

Early Release

posted Nov 29, 2018, 8:57 AM by Jamie Koehler   [ updated Nov 29, 2018, 9:02 AM ]

Friday, November 30th @ 11:50 a.m.

On Friday, November 30th 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 Form to indicate your student’s after-school plans for this day. We ask that you complete the form ASAP so staff can properly plan dismissal for that day. If your family does not complete the form, your student will be sent home following his/her usual after-school plans.


Student Council Toy Drive

posted Nov 29, 2018, 8:53 AM by Jamie Koehler   [ updated Nov 29, 2018, 8:53 AM ]

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Kennedy's Student Council TOY DRIVE is going on NOW until Thursday, December 13th!
Kapco Metal Stamping, in conjunction with Newsradio 620 WTMJ will be having their annual Kids 2 Kids Toy Campaign.  Kids 2 Kids provides toys to the Salvation Army and other local children's charities during the holiday season.
The homeroom class with the largest number of donated toys will earn a festive ice cream sundae treat!!  Please label the toy with your child's name/homeroom.

These are a few of our favorite things....

posted Nov 29, 2018, 8:48 AM by Jamie Koehler   [ updated Nov 29, 2018, 9:05 AM ]

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In the past, families have asked to know our staff member's favorite things.  FSO has put a list together for easy shopping this holiday season.  Favorites list.

KES Drop-Off + Pick-Up Reminders (Helpful Resource)

posted Nov 29, 2018, 8:37 AM by Jamie Koehler   [ updated Nov 29, 2018, 8:39 AM ]

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This helpful resource includes some reminders to promote efficiency and safety and may serve as a helpful document as we head into winter.    Resource link
Also, please take the opportunity to share this document with other people who may help out with pick-ups and drop-offs as well, such as grandparents and family friends.

Kennedy Winter Concert

posted Nov 29, 2018, 8:25 AM by Jamie Koehler   [ updated Nov 29, 2018, 8:26 AM ]

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Kennedy Winter Concert
January 16th at 1:30 pm at Grafton High School

Mallet Madness

posted Nov 29, 2018, 8:19 AM by Jamie Koehler   [ updated Nov 29, 2018, 9:06 AM ]

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Mrs. Dillahunt needs your help!  She is in urgent need of of new mallets for the music room.  With the school growing so did the opportunity for all to use the xylophones in whole group ensembles. This holiday season, gift a set of mallets to the music department for just $17.

Sign up HERE to be 1 of the 25 givers.  Here's a sample video to watch from Mrs. Dillahunt's class.
Thank you for supporting the students at Kennedy!

Grafton Ski/Snowboard Club

posted Nov 29, 2018, 7:44 AM by Jamie Koehler   [ updated Nov 29, 2018, 7:55 AM ]

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Informational meeting for 3-5th grade on Thursday, November 29 at 5:00 pm at Woodview Elementary Library.  
Learn more HERE.

Kennedy Wishlist

posted Nov 29, 2018, 7:36 AM by Jamie Koehler

These are items that our staff is in need of in their classrooms, Library, health room and throughout the school.  We will be updating it frequently.  If you are able to donate any of the items below, please bring them to our school office or mark "wishlist" and send along to school with your child! Thank you for helping make Kennedy School a great place to learn!

    * Average-Adult Sized Wheelchair for our KES Health Room
    * Girl's Shoes - Sizes 3-5

Eagle Way

posted Nov 28, 2018, 9:26 AM by Jamie Koehler   [ updated Nov 29, 2018, 9:14 AM ]

Yesterday at our assembly, our students met our new Kenny the Eagle mascot and learned our Eagle Way Chant!!

The Eagle Way, we live it every day!   This is how we do it, and this is what we say! (REPEAT)

Be Safe (echo)

Be Responsible (echo)

        Be Respectful (echo)

and Ready to Learn (no echo)

The Eagle Way, we live it every day! (echo)

            Group makes an Eagle Call sound…..

Restaurant Fundraisers

posted Nov 28, 2018, 8:42 AM by Jamie Koehler   [ updated Nov 28, 2018, 8:43 AM ]

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Wednesday, December 12th from 4:00 - 7:00 pm at Firehouse Subs
Tuesday, January 22nd from 5:00 - 9:00 pm at QDOBA
Wednesday, February 20th from 4:00 - 8:00 pm at Downtown Pizza

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