Daily Announcements

November 20, 2017

F Day

Middle School Conferences will be held December 5 from 1:00-3:00 and 5:00-7:00 pm. Conference forms were sent home on Thursday, November 16. Students will be dismissed from school at 12:45 pm on this day.

Picture retake day is for students that were absent on the original photo day or forgot their payment envelope. Please bring the pre-printed payment envelope with payment to school on the retake day, November 21st. Checks are payable to A&R School Portraits.

GRADE 8 PARENT ORIENTATION: "High School Basics 101": Comprehensive overview of SHS Ninth Grade Academy on Nov 20, 2017 - 6:30pm in the SHS Auditorium.

Please click here for information on the 2017-2018 Ski/snowboard Club.

Students interested in trying out for JFK Cheerleading, please make sure you are registered in Family ID. You will not be able to try out if you are not registered. Date and time of tryouts to be determined.

The next Minecraft Club meeting will be held today, Monday, November 20th in the media center.

Our next Builder's Club meeting will be on December 7th after school until 3:30 in the Media Center. We will working on our Candy Gram project to raise money for Southington Community Services.

All members of the HIVE must be in attendance next Wednesday, November 29th. Students, please meet in the cafeteria next week and plan to be picked up by 3:45. If you have any questions, please see either Mrs. McHenry, Mr. Gaultieri or Ms. Sievel.

Lego League will be meeting on Tuesday, November 21st until 4:30 in room 28.

The Southington Middle School Athletic Association is sponsoring a Hoops Battle. On December 8th at Derynoski Elementary School, various middle school teams from JFK and JAD will compete against one another from 6-9:00 pm. Admission is $2.00 per person. Additional information can be found on the JFK activity table.

JFK wants to help. We are trying to raise enough money to send a crate of water to Puerto Rico. Students will be collecting money throughout the lunch waves today and Friday. If we all give a little, it will add up to a lot!

The Hive Club will be selling fresh holiday wreaths. The cost is $15.00. All orders are due by November 21. They will be ready for pickup on November 30th.

The Ping Pong Club schedule arrangement is a change from last year. This year Ping-Pong will run for five consecutive weeks for grade six students only. After the December holiday break grades seven and eight will be scheduled for five consecutive weeks. We will play on Wednesdays after school until 3:30. There is a sign up sheet located outside of the office on the table. All skill levels are invited to play. Any questions, please see Mrs. DeSimone in room 205.

For all sports: Please remember to register with Family ID, which can be found under the athletics tab. Students will not be allowed to tryout without registering first.

Scrip Fundraiser has begun! Purchase Gift Cards for over 250 local and national grocery stores, restaurants, and other retailers, and the PTO will receive a % of the sales. The first order is due on Thursday, 10/6. Informational flyer & Order form attached.

Coupon Book Fundraiser-Kindly submit your payment of $25.00 per coupon book to the JFK PTO by Monday, 11/20. Or, if not interested in purchasing a coupon book, please return the book by Monday, 11/20.

Holiday Craft Fair-Saturday, 11/18 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at JFK. Over 50 vendors, drawing prizes, lunch, homemade apple crisp. $1.00 admission. Please click here for the flyer.

Spirit Wear-Spirit wear sales have begun. Order deadline is Tuesday, 11/28 with delivery during the week of 12/18. See attached order form.

JFK Ornaments will be on sale at the Craft Fair and can be ordered any time before 1/215. $10.00 each in green or white with the JFK Eagle logo. Please click here for an order form.

Kennedy Cares - Volunteer/Donation flyers have been sent home. Your generosity & support is appreciated to share your resources with those families within our school in need.

Box Tops for Education -The school-wide competition begins! Clipping Box Tops is an easy way to help JFK earn cash. The home room with the most tops in a collection period will win a prize! Earn 5 Bonus Box Tops by subscribing to the Box Tops email newsletter @BTFE.com. Our school ID # is 571238. Become a Box Tops member - sign up atwww.BTFE.com to stay updated on our school's earnings and find a full list of hundreds of participating products. Members also receive exclusive coupon offers and recipe

Just a reminder the next Box Tops Challenge ends on Friday, December 15th. Please make sure they are not expired and are labeled with the homeroom.

JFK PTO Membership: For more information about membership, to download a membership form or to purchase membership online, please go to www.southingtonschools.org , select Kennedy and click on the PTO page. Or, make a payment directly via www.kennedypto.com

Today's Lunch: Chicken pattie or spicy chicken pattie on a roll, sweet potato puffs, chick pea salad, fresh apple.

Tuesday's Lunch: Uno Cheese pizza or Uno Buffalo Chicken Pizza or Uno Chicken Bacon Ranch, Veggie Choice and pears.

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