DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Announcements: Friday, January 23rd

The Kennedy sophomore boys' basketball team raised their overall record to 11-2 with a hard fought 69-59 win on the road vs. CR Jefferson. The Cougs had 6 players contribute between 7 & 18 points, led by Jack Schissel's game high 18. The Cougs had four players, Jack Schissel, Mitchell Schares, Kade Boeckmann, and Jackson Bowman, that tied for the team lead in rebounding with a total of 4 apiece. Colby Dolphin led the team in assists as he posted 4 in that category. The team will be in action again as they travel to Linn Mar Tuesday to see if they can tame the Lions; please come out and cheer the team on.

Freshman class t-shirts are in. If you ordered a t-shirt, please pick them up THIS WEEK before or after school in Mrs. Langton's room 124.

REMINDER: The Class of 2020 Assembly is Tuesday, January 28th at 10:30am. The Class of 2022 Assembly is Wednesday, January 29th at 10:30am. The Class of 2021 Assembly is Thursday, January 30th at 10:30am. Photos will be available to view and purchase online within 24 hrs. To view your student’s photo, please go to www.partypics.com – use password KHS1920.

Cougar Advisory will be meeting in Room 126 next Wed., Jan. 29thth during A and C lunches and on Thurs., Jan. 30th during B and D lunches. Deadline for signing up: Mon., Jan. 27th. Sign-up in the main office. If you would like to fill out an application to be on the interview committee for a new Associate Principal come to this meeting.

Seniors! Did you forget to turn in your yearbook photo or quote? Lucky for you it’s not too late! The yearbook has extended the deadline to this Saturday, January 25th. Submit your photo to jostens.com using code 414563675. Submit quotes to tinyurl.com/khsquotes. Act now before it’s too late!

Key club is sponsoring a fundraiser for the Cedar Valley Humane Society. It takes $35,000 a month to run the shelter so help us make a difference by making a donation. Some things people can bring in are dry science diet dry dog and cat food, cat treats, cat litter, cat toys, kitten milk replacer, bathing supplies, pill pockets, martingale collars, leashes, two-handled leashes, Ziploc bags, scotch tape, two-pocket folders, baby wipes, little noses decongestant drops, and kitten bottles. There are also flyers around the school with lists. We are also taking cash donations. In the link to the announcements there is a link to the GoFundMe page. People can bring donations into room 103. This fundraiser will run until January 31st. If you have any questions you can contact Kaitlyn Goldsberry at 20kgoldsberry@crschools.us

CPR REMINDER: Tuesday, Feb 4th or Wednesday, Feb 5th in the main gym. Attend during study hall, PE or release time.

Who wants Pizza? The Kennedy Esports team will be hosting a Smash Ultimate party on Thursday, Feb. 6th right after school. It will be in room 64C and there will be PIZZA! The sign-up is right outside 64C.

ACTIVITIES:

Friday, January 24, 2020

Hall of Fame - Hall of Fame Induction Class of 2020

1:30pm Early Dismissal-Professional Learning

3:30pm Bowling: Girls JV Match vs. Waterloo West @ Cedar Rapids Bowling Center

3:30pm Bowling: Girls Varsity Match vs. Waterloo West @ Cedar Rapids Bowling Center

3:30pm Bowling: Boys JV Match vs. Waterloo West @ Cedar Rapids Bowling Center

3:30pm Bowling: Boys Varsity Match vs. Waterloo West @ Cedar Rapids Bowling Center

4:15pm Basketball: Girls 9/10 Game (Postponed) vs. Cedar Rapids Jefferson @ Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School Gym West

6:00pm Basketball: Girls Varsity M/W Doubleheader vs. Cedar Rapids Jefferson @ Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School Gym Main

7:30pm Basketball: Boys Varsity M/W Doubleheader vs. Cedar Rapids Jefferson @ Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School Gym Main

Saturday, January 25, 2020

Academic Decathlon @ Jefferson

Large Group Speech Competition

9:00am Basketball: Boys Freshman Invitational vs. Multiple Schools @ Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School Gym West 5th Quarter Games

9:00am Wrestling: JV Duals vs. Multiple Schools @ Cedar Rapids Jefferson High School Gym, East (Entire)

10:00am Wrestling: Varsity Tournament vs. Multiple Schools @ Louisa Muscatine High School

12:30pm Swimming: Boys Varsity Super Meet vs. Multiple Schools @ Dubuque Hempstead High School DCSD Aquatics Center

1:00pm Basketball: Girls JV Game vs. Marion @ Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School Gym Main

2:30pm Basketball: Girls Varsity Game vs. Marion @ Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School Gym Main

FRIDAY BIRTHDAYS: Jackson DePanfillis, Aidan McGrane, Aleigha Thompson, Brandon Velazquez SATURDAY BIRTHDAYS: Bilal Errachidi, Taylor McQuistion, Holly Mehaffy, Collin Palmer SUNDAY BIRTHDAYS: Jackson Sickelka, Austin Brannan, Shelby Michels, Raissa Jacobs

LUNCH MENU:

Station 1: Walking Tacos

Station 2: Walking Tacos

Station 3: Salads, Subs, Parfaits, Hotdogs & Fish Sandwich

Station 4: Pepperoni or Cheese Pizza

Station 5: Chicken PoBoy w/boom sauce & French fries

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