John F. Kennedy
Middle School

Attention Parents- Course Registration Information

The 2023-24 course registration portal for middle school students entering 6, 7, or 8th grade opens February 27th at 3pm and will be open until March 8th.

Directions for Registration

Attention Parents of 8th Grade Students

The course registration portal opens Thursday, February 16 through February 21, 2023. Please see the attached directions on how to register via the Parent PowerSchool account.  Parents and students are being asked to review level recommendations, select course electives, and submit requests via the portal. If you have any questions, please reach out to your child’s teacher and/or middle school counselor. It is best to submit during the portal window, and then changes can be made after the 21st with middle school counseling staff, if necessary. Level recommendation questions should be directed to the grade 8 teachers. Directions and registration forms have been attached in case you want to preview the courses offered for each grade level. SHS offers many courses in the various career pathways.*Students are not required to stay in a pathway and more information is included in the directions for registration.

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Program of Studies 2023-24

Click above to access the program of studies

Course Registration timeline

  • Jan 11 - Course Fair - 6pm at SHS
  • Feb 8-14 - High school students and parents complete online course selections and acceptance of level recommendations
  • Feb 16-21 - Middle school students and parents complete online course selections and acceptance of level recommendations
  • Feb 15-Mar 21 - High school counselors meet with current 9, 10, and 11 students to finalize recommendations and registrations
  • Feb 22-Mar 22 - Middle school counselors meet with current 8th grade students to finalize recommendations


    Special Education

    If you have a child transitioning from 5th to 6th grade in special education, take a look at the FAQs. Entering 6th Grade: special (education) edition video.

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    Susanne Vitcavage, Principal
    Jennifer Uccello, Secretary

    Marc DiDominzio, Asst. Principal
    Karen Longo, Secretary

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