Announcements Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Any and all freshman interested in serving on the Freshman Council, please sign up in the main office. There are no elected class officers for the freshman class. Please sign up ASAP!
Attention all Homerooms: The Coats for Kids Campaign begins today. They are looking for new or gently used winter coats to give to kids who need them this season. Here is the deal: All coats are due by the end of September. Homeroom teachers, please collect coats and keep track of your numbers. You can drop your coats off as you receive them. The Homeroom with the most coats by the end of September will win a “Homeroom Party.” May the odds be ever in your favor.
The Robotics team will be having their first official meeting this Tuesday, September 1st after school in room 64E. Any students interested in joining. The robotics competition team this year are welcome to the meeting or can see Mrs. Vargas at room 272 for more information.
9th grade show choir auditions are Wednesday, September 2nd after school in the choir room. You can pick up an information packet from Mr. Muters in room 306 or in the activities office.
SMART Lunch release stickers for Juniors and Seniors will be distributed Wed and Thurs, Sept 2 and 3, during all lunches in the Cafeteria. Students must have a signed SL release form on file and no Ds or Fs from term 3 of last year.
Students who wish to participate in intramural sports can get a PE SMART Lunch sticker as well during this time. This is open to all students. Students must maintain no Ds or Fs to get one and have No Ds or Fs from last term. You must have a sticker to use the gym during SMART Lunch.
The Homecoming dance is September 12th from 7:30 to 11 in the West Gym. Tickets are 10.00 in advance and 15.00 at the door. IF you are bringing a guest from another school you must sign them up in advance. You may do this now through September 10th at 1:00. Sign them up in the main office, room 164 or when you purchase your tickets.
The Homecoming parade is September 9th. Parade entry forms are in Mr. Benedict’s room, room 164. You must fill out a form to be in the parade. Forms are due September 8th by noon.
Powderpuff football is Thursday September 10th starting at 5:30 or 5:45. (To be announced). Each grade level is allowed one team. We play flag football and each team needs to get a copy of the rules from Mr. B in room 164. If your team is designing a t-shirt it must be approved in advance by Mr. B or an administrator, no exceptions. Teams must sign up by September 8th at 2pm
U.S. Senate Youth Exam. Application materials due Oct. 2nd. Kennedy has been invited to nominate one student to take the U.S. Senate Youth Exam this fall. The exam covers student knowledge of the United States Government, and is administered at Grant Wood AEA. Winners are named at the state level and earn a trip to Washington, D.C. Application materials and further details can be found at https://www.educateiowa.gov/pk-12/advanced-learning-opportunities/us-senate-youth-program. Application materials are due to Grant Wood AEA by Friday, October 2. Sign up in the main office if you are interested.
Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015
03:15am Golf: Boys JV Meet vs. Iowa City High, Thomas Jefferson, Washington @ Ellis Golf Course
5:30pm Volleyball: Sophomore Match vs. Linn-Mar @ Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School - Gym Main
5:30pm Volleyball: JV Match vs. Linn-Mar @ Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School - Gym West
6:00pm Swimming & Diving: Girls Varsity Meet Thomas Jefferson @ Cedar Rapids Jefferson High School
7:00pm Volleyball: Varsity Match vs. Linn-Mar @ Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School - Gym Main
Wednesday, September 2nd, 11:45am – Iowa State University
BIRTHDAYS: Justo Fonseca, Todd Gusta, Keanna Knutson, Jessica Williams
STAFF BIRTHDAYS: Elizabeth Bloomfield, Tammy Miller
Station 1: Potato Bowl w/biscuit
Station 2: Spicy Chicken Wrap w/vegetable. Alternate: PB & Jelly Sandwich w/cheese stick
Station 3: Fruit Parfait or Chef Salad w/hot roll
Station 4: Hotdogs & Cheeseburgers
Station 5: Breaded Chicken Patty
Station 6: Supreme Pizza