Announcements: Monday, February 8, 2016
There will be a freshmen boys’ basketball meeting during B tutorial on Tuesday in the team room.
The Magic the Gathering Club will meet today during A lunch in Room 125.
Students interested in participating in Mock Trial with Jefferson High School, sign up in the main office. Practices are various days in February at Jefferson at 3:15.
Auditions for the spring musical will be held today and Tuesday after school. For more information see Mr. Hayes in room 262, check the bulletin board outside Mr. Tolly’s room, or follow Kennedy Theatre on twitter.
Students who might be interested in traveling to Des Moines to speak to Iowa legislators about the impact of state funding for schools should sign up in the main office by the end of the day.
Students interested in starting a chapter of Teens Against Human Trafficking, please sign up in the main office by the end of the day.
Kennedy PTA Valentine’s Candy-grams: The PTA will be pre-selling them on Tuesday, February 9th and Thursday, February 11th in the Foyer. The Candy-Grams will be delivered on Friday, February 12th. Cost is $2. The Candy-grams will also be available for purchase on Friday.
The senior class will be selling carnations as a fundraiser for prom. They will be delivered to the person of your choice Friday. Cost will be $2 or three for $5. Please see a senior class officer or Miss Melone in room 107.
Freddy’s will be holding a ONE night on Wednesday, February 10th. 15% of sales when you bring in a flier will go to the ONE campaign. Eat at Freddy’s and help fight hunger worldwide.
Best Buddies club will be meeting after school on Thursday, Feb 11th in Room 51C to make pet treats!
There will be a mandatory men’s tennis meeting on Monday, February 15, in Room 66 during Smart Lunch “A”.
Freshmen council members will hold a meeting in Room 221 on Monday, February 15th during tutorial A. Please bring your fundraising ideas!
Attention Students: the bookkeeper will NOT make change.
Order your Yearbook today! Visit www.jostens.com and then follow steps for purchase. Price is $52.00
Seniors: send in your pictures! Go to www.images.jostens.com enter code: 403883587 Pictures due by February 12th.`
AP students: It’s exam registration time! You should have received a mailing at home containing all the exam registration information. If you didn’t, stop in and see Mrs. Richey in 120A. Online registration is open and you can turn in your paper copies to Mrs. Cory in the bookkeeper’s office. Exams are $92 each, but we can assist students financially if needed. Don’t let money be the reason you don’t take exams. Also, if you like free money, turn your forms in early to register for a chance to get all of your exams paid for! We will pick one name on March 4th, if we get 1100 exams or more, we will select a second name. Registration is due by Friday, March 4th at 3 pm. If you have any questions, see Mrs. Richey in 120A.
The Kennedy girls' basketball team knocked off city rival CR Washington on Friday night @ the Den. The Cougs placed 4 players in double figures for points led by Lela Sellers with 20, Sydney Hayden added 13, Hailey Dolphin chipped in 12, & Ashley Hamilton contributed 11. Sellers had another double double as she pulled in 14 rebounds. Sydney Hayden led the team in assists with 4. Up next for the Cougs is another city rivalry game on Tuesday @ CR Jeff. A big shout out to the boisterous student section!
Congratulations to the Cougar Swim Team on their 3rd place finish at the District Swim Meet on Saturday. It was a day full of fantastic time drops and record-breaking performances.
The following made it to the awards podium:
200 Medley Relay: Stefan Kitsos, Reece Linder, Cade Schoenauer and Brady Gibson placed 2nd, set a new school record and qualified for State.
200 Freestyle: Clark Montover, placed 4th , Spencer Davis, placed 6th
50 Freestyle: Stefan Kitsos, placed 2nd and is a State Qualifier swimming the 5th fastest time in Kennedy history. Cade Schoenauer, placed 4th and is a State Qualifier swimming the 6th fastest time in Kennedy history.
100 Butterfly: Cade Schoenauer, placed 2nd and is a State Qualifier swimming the 3rd fastest time in Kennedy history.
100 Freestyle: Brady Gibson, placed 4th and is a State Qualifier swimming the 6th fastest time in Kennedy History.
500 Freestyle: Clark Montover, placed 5th , Drew Waters, placed 6th
200 Freestyle Relay: Stefan Kitsos, Dawson Gibbons, Brady Gibson and Reece Linder placed 4th and qualified for State swimming the 9th fastest time in Kennedy History.
100 Backstroke: Spencer Davis, placed 6th.
100 Breaststroke: Stefan Kitsos, placed 2nd, set a new school record and qualified for State. Reece Linder placed 6th swimming the 4th fastest time in Kennedy history.
400 Freestyle Relay: Brady Gibson, Cade Schoenauer, Clark Montover and Reece Linder placed 3rd and qualified for State swimming the 9th fastest time in Kennedy history.
Monday, Feb 8, 2016
Moonlight Express State Jazz Choir Contest
6:00pm Basketball:Girls JV/Sophomore M/W Doubleheader vs. Thomas Jefferson @ Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School Gym Main
7:30pm Basketball:Boys Sophomore M/W Doubleheader vs. Thomas Jefferson @ Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School Gym Main
Katherine Collins, Ryan Daywitt, Samantha Eltze, Hannah Kruse, Nicholas McSpadden, Ashley Vis, Alyssa Wiedemeier, Kennedy Wilson
STAFF BIRTHDAY: none
Station 1: Burger Basket w/fries
Station 2: Soft Shell Taco. Alternate: Yogurt & bagel w/cream cheese
Station 3: Salads, Subs, Parfaits, Grab & Go
Station 4: Hotdogs & Breaded Chicken
Station 5: Pasta Bowl w/breadstick
Station 6: Cheese Pizza