Announcements: Monday, October 24th, 2016
Congratulations Kennedy Women’s Swimming & Diving Team. 2nd place champions in the Mississippi Valley Conference (MVC) Sophomore SuperMeet Saturday And Congratulations to Coach Rick Forrester who was recognized and celebrated at the MVC Sophomore Meet. Coach Rick is retiring after giving 30 years to coaching swimming. Jayden Lovell is ranked 4th in the State for Diving! Jessica Williams is ranked 5th in the State for 100Y Backstroke! Our JFK Team is ranked 10th in the State!
Reminder: Iowa Secretary of State and Kennedy Alum Paul Pate will be here today SMART Lunch A in the Aud to speak about the upcoming election and voting in Iowa! This is a great opportunity to learn from a person on the front line of the voting process.
Debate practice for today will be done by 3:45. We will be discussing November travel.
There is a mandatory wrestling meeting at 6pm on Tuesday night in Hynek’s room for wrestlers and parents. Can’t wait to get everything rolling
Wednesday, October 26th is the last day to drop a course and receive a grade of “W” if failing the course. After the 26th, if you drop when failing, a grade of “F” will be posted to your transcript. You may drop a course up until the last full week prior to final exams. See your counselor if you need to discuss dropping a course or if you have questions.
Student Government is sponsoring our annual canned food drive. Please bring in your canned goods to your third hour teacher. We are offering prizes for the most cans and best canned good sculpture. You may turn them in to your third hour teacher or bring them to room 164. Thanks for helping those in need.
Greta from Herff Jones will be at school today (Monday) in the foyer to take cap/gown orders over lunch (11:19 – 12:24). This is the only way to place the orders at this time. After today there will be an on-line option for placing orders.
Are you interested in presenting your culture’s food, holidays, dances, or traditions in the International Fair, or are interested in helping plan it? Then, come to the meeting during A tutorial today, Monday, in room 120 for more information, as well as signing up for what you would like to present. Everyone is welcome to come.
The Key Club is sponsoring a bake sale on Wednesday and Thursday. The sale is to support the Kenney Mini Dance Marathon. All proceeds go to the U of I Dance Marathon to support children with cancer. Please bring some money and purchase some yummy treats!
Seniors! Don’t forget! Today, Monday, through Wednesday is College Application Week! All seniors are encouraged to join the counselors in Computer Lab 220 during SMART Lunch or during study hall/release time (Monday 5th-7th hour, Tuesday 1st-4th hour) to work on college applications. If you don’t already know of where you’d like to apply, start thinking! If you’ve already applied to college, stop by to ask more questions about the next steps in the process. All students who participate will be eligible for daily prizes!
Le Cercle Français will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 25 during Tutorial A in room 73A. We will enjoy some crêpes as we vote on officers and a tee-shirt design. Please sign up to bring either batter, a topping, or paper ware to share.
University of Iowa will be presenting Art of India-Hindu Icons during A and B tutorials in room 301 on Wednesday, October 26th. Mark Twain once wrote while traveling through India, “In religion, all other countries are paupers. India is the only millionaire.” Come see and hear about the great multiplicity of this beautiful country through their art.
Are you interested becoming a nurse? If so, you may want to consider visiting the University of Dubuque on Friday, October 28th (no school day) during Nursing Preview Day. The University of Dubuque Nursing program has high standards, and enjoys great results. The class that graduated in May 2016 achieved 100% first time pass on the NCLEX RN exam. This is the best first time pass rate in the state of Iowa! Our graduates enjoy 100% placement, and starting salaries are the best in history. It is a great time to become a nurse! Your students can register to attend the Nursing Preview Day online at http://www.dbq.edu/Admission/ScheduleAVisit/PreviewDay/ or call 563.589.3174.
The Kennedy Band Parents Association is looking for donation items to be dropped off in the band hallway the week of November 1st. Donations should arrive by 5:00pm November 4th. The garage sale will be held November 5th, 7:00am - 3:00pm.
Juniors and Seniors interested in participating in a 45 or 90 hour internship through Workplace Learning Connection need to have all portions of the application completed by Tuesday, Nov. 1st. See Mr. Goodlove if you have questions.
If you are interested in becoming an airline pilot, flying helicopters, or building and flying drones, you may want to consider attending Aviation Preview Day at the University of Dubuque on Friday, October 28th. The University of Dubuque is a well-known, and nationally recognized aviation school. Our graduates enjoy 100% placement in the aviation industry, and starting salaries are the best in history. It is a great time to become a pilot! Your students can register to attend the Aviation Preview Day online at http://www.dbq.edu/Admission/ScheduleAVisit/PreviewDay/ or call 563.589.3174.
Monday, Oct 24, 2016
3:30pm- 7:00pm Parent-Teacher Conferences
BIRTHDAYS: Samuel Carlson, Gillian Grochala, Alexis Harre, Maxwell Hiatt, Ramirez Millan, Matthew Murphy, Garret Newman, Riley Patton, Wilson Turner
Station 1: Burger Basket w/fries
Station 2: Burger Basket w/fries
Station 3: Salads, Subs & Parfaits
Station 4: Hotdogs & Breaded Chicken
Station 5: Pasta Bar w/breadstick
Station 6: BBQ Rib on Bun w/baked beans. Alternate: Cheese Pizza