Principal's Update

 

Some Important News From JFK

Welcome to our new school nurse, Mrs. Lynne Forbotnick.  She joins Mrs. Pelletier in the health suite. --- The district has an abundance of Covid tests.  Please contact our school nurses, Mrs. Forbotnick (ext.14014) or Mrs. Pelletier (ext. 14013) or stop by the main office if you need any.     Please contact our school nurse if your child tests positive for Covid as well. --- Congratulations to the winners of the 2023 Geography Bee! Taking 1st place representing Team 8B, our Geography Bee champion, is Connor Pratt.  In 2nd place, representing Team 6A, is Julia Jarosz, and in 3rd place, representing Team 7C, is Lexi Formeister. Thank you to Mrs. Perry, Mrs. Colaccino and Mr. Ghidini for proctoring the Geography Bee. --- Thank you to all who donated soup cans for our Souper Bowl Contest. We collected 364 pounds of canned soups!  Since the advisory lesson is over, the soup cans will be donated to Southington Community Services to be distributed to those in need. --- Please support (7th grader) Emma Dellavecchia’s community service project and help her earn her black belt in karate.  She is gathering new and gently used items to donate to Army’s Legacy Animal Rescue and Sanctuary. Students can place the donations in the box outside the school counseling office through February 24th.   Items needed are: Cleaning Supplies - Dawn dish soap, Bounty paper towels, drawstring trash bags, puppy pads Cat Supplies - cat trees, litter boxes, cat litter, wet cat food, dry cat food, cat toys Dog Supplies - dog treats, dog leashes, dog collars, dog beds, dog bones, dog toys (hard, soft, Tug of War/rope), Frontline Tick and Flea Treatment, poop bags/dispensers, portable water bowls, Pro Plan dry dog food, dog harnesses, dog pens, interactive dog puzzles, doggy blankets -- Thank you to Blend Healthy Spot for bringing some refreshing beverage samples to JFK for our staff to enjoy on Wednesday!  We appreciate you! --- All families who may be eligible for free or reduced lunch should submit an application as soon as possible.  You can request a paper application from Ms. Uccello in the main office or apply online through this link: https://www.southingtonschools.org/parents-students/food-services-program A reminder that the cost for breakfast is $2.25 and lunch costs $3.50. --- Our Instagram feed (jfkms06479) can now be found on our webpage.  Now you will have easier access to check out the happenings at JFK. --- Sue Vitcavage