Announcements: Friday, September 13, 2019


Effective Monday, September 16, 2019, Glass Road NE will be fully closed between Wenig Road and Redbud Road for pavement restoration. Work is expected to take approximately two (2) weeks, weather permitting.  Detour routes include Interstate 380, 42nd Street NE, and Edgewood Road NE.

Great news! Four Kennedy seniors made the cut (top 1% of all high school graduates nationwide) to be recognized as National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists!  Congratulations to Matthew Hand, Nathaniel Eades, Katie Wolf, and Cameron’s Rezabek!  They now wait to find out if they make the cut as a Finalist where they can earn thousands of dollars in college scholarships!  Great job!—

Homecoming apparel is out now! Go to tryinkshop.com/kennedyhomecoming

to get your t-shirt, long-sleeve shirt and hoodie!  Go Cougars!

We are starting a Black Student Union Chapter, right here at Kennedy! Are you interested in being apart of the Black Student Union? Stop by the BSU booth during the club fair, on Monday September 16th, or stop by Ms Thomas's room in room 56 for more information! And remember, stay Black!

Teens Against Human Trafficking is an active club at Kennedy that strives to make positive changes within the school. If you are interested in joining this impactful program stop by Marzen’s room 172 or find us at the club fair.

Hey cougars, do you love wasting money? No!? Then what are you waiting for!? Buy your yearbook today to receive a discounted price! Order online at Jostens.com or bring a check to Ms. Becker in room 65 and purchase your book for $57. Hurry before this deal ends!

Any male student wanting to participate in intramural tennis should sign up on Coach Bova's door (Room 66) by Friday, September 13th.

Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors:  The portal is open for Job Shadow registrations.  Make a wise investment in your future career today by exploring career options through Workplace Learning Connection's student Job Shadow experiences.  Log in at 

www.workplace-learning.org   Deadline is September 19.  See Mr. Goodlove if you have questions.


CAMPUS VISITS in the cafeteria during lunches:

Tuesday Sept 17th- U.S. Marines

Thursday Sept 19th- U.S. Airforce



Friday, September 13, 2019

1:30pm Early Dismissal-Professional Learning

5:00pm Football: Sophomore Game vs. West Des Moines Valley  @ Kingston Stadium

7:15pm Football: Varsity Game vs. West Des Moines Valley  @ Kingston Stadium


Saturday, September 14, 2019


9:00am Volleyball: Freshman Invitational Benton Community, Holmes JH, Iowa City West, Kennedy Gold, Kennedy Green, Lisbon, Marion, Peet JH, Vinton-Shellsburg, Xavier Navy, Xavier Silver vs. Washington  @ Cedar Rapids Washington High School

9:00am Volleyball: Sophomore Tournament vs. Cedar Falls, Center Point-Urbana, Dubuque Wahlert Catholic High School, Prairie High School, Solon, Waterloo East, Williamsburg  @ Prairie High School Auditorium

9:00am Volleyball: Varsity Invitational vs. Assumption Davenport, Center Point-Urbana, Dubuque Hempstead, Fairfield, Fort Madison, Linn-Mar, Marion, Pleasant Valley, Solon, Sumner-Fredericksburg, Tipton  @ Linn-Mar High School


BIRTHDAYS: Friday-Aidan A Veit, Madelyn Z Zaputil, Saturday- Zeid Aboushaar, Trevor Malik Jones, Elizabeth Janusz, Caden James Reece, Sunday- Grace Lauren Barr, Tyler K Barz, Jesse Micheal Hempstead



Station 1: Walking Tacos

Station 2: Walking Tacos

Station 3: Hot Dog/ Fish/ Salad/ Sub/ Parf

Station 4: Pepperoni or Cheese Pizza

Station 5: Nachos w/ Tortilla Chips Salsa

                   Veg: Refried Beans






Video made by: Grant Borchert

Kennedy High School

2020 Best Schools in America Rankings and Grades ranks Kennedy High School #1 in Best Public High Schools in Linn County.

Kennedy is simply one of the best schools in America!


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