Daily Announcements



Today is December 9, Monday

E Day


Due to parent/teacher conferences, Tuesday, December 10th will be a shortened day with dismissal at 12:45 pm.


Please click here for information on the December JFK concert dates.

Please click here for the Winter Orchestra Concert schedule.

Picture retake day is Tuesday, December 10th. For those students who missed the first picture day, envelopes are available in the main office.

KidStuff Coupon Book Sale: The KidStuff Coupon Book fundraiser begins December 6! This year books will only be going home with grade 6 students on Monday, December 9th. The students in grades 7 and 8 will receive a flyer letting parents/guardians know how to view a virtual coupon book and how to purchase one.

There will be a Newspaper Club meeting after school today, Monday, December 9th.

The next Minecraft Club meeting will be after school on December 12th until 3:45 pm in the media center.

Ping pong will meet after school today on Wednesday in the cafeteria until 3:45 pm. This will be the last meeting for 6th grade.

Hive Club will meet after school on Wednesday in room 203 until 3:30. In the event of inclement weather, Hive will meet Thursday after school.

Attention all Builders Club Members: The December 12th Builder's Club meeting has been cancelled. In lieu of meeting, ALL 6th, 7th, and 8th grade Builders Club members who are interested in Bell Ringing for the Salvation Army on December 12th at 3 p.m. at Walmart should sign up in the Counseling Office. Details will follow once you sign up. Thank you!

Attention all 8th grade parents and guardians!

  • If you missed the High School Basics Presentation please see the powerpoint presentation on the SHS website under the SHS Ninth Grade Academy link.
  • The SHS Course Fair will be at SHS on January 8th at 6:45 p.m. Don't miss this informative event!!
  • The Ag Science applications are due to the Counseling Office by December 1st.
  • Wilcox applications are due to the Counseling Office by December 12th.
  • Project Lead the Way applications are due to the Counseling Office by January 17th.
  • If you child is applying to Goodwin, the application process is online through their website.
  • Course selection for SHS will begin in February 2020.

If you have any questions, please call or email Ms. Dickson the 8th Grade School Counselor, edickson@southingtonschools.org.

Monday's lunch: Wild Mike's Cheese Bites with marinara sauce, steamed broccoli, baby carrots, fruit

Tuesday's lunch: Tacos w/seasoned meat cheese, lettuce, salsa and diced tomato, rice and kidney beans, fruit.

Choral Announcement: There will be a combined chorus rehearsal for all 6th grade chorus members during period 1 today. There will also be a combined rehearsal for 7th grade chorus members during period 4. Today's SSR rehearsals are open for Noteworthy and 7th and 8th grade chorus members.

Band Announcements: The SSR band room is open today for grade 8 band and 7th grade band only. Band concerts start today. Combined 6th grade band and stage band will perform during period 7 today. You will be called to the band room in the middle of period 6. Please wait to be called. Stage Band will not rehearse after school this week.


PTO NEWS

JFK PTO Membership can be purchased at any time during the year! Please consider joining our PTO. For more information about membership, and to purchase membership online, please go to www.southingtonschools.org, select Kennedy, and click the PTO link!



BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION PROGRAM

The second challenge for Box Tops has begun! Make sure to label your box tops. Turn in your box tops by Friday, December 13th.


Very soon the Box Tops program will become digital only! No more clipping! The new and improved Box Tops mobile app uses state of the art technology to scan your store receipt within 14 days of purchase, find participating products and instantly add earnings to our school's earnings online. Participating brands are starting to change their packaging to a new Box Tops label. Mobile app information can be found on https://www.boxtops4education.com/ along with participating products, Bonus Box Tops and Sweepstakes opportunities. Any questions, please email Kelly Flood at kelly7017@hotmail.com


NEWS FROM THE Y-



Reminders:

  • -Dec 20th Dress Up Night = Holiday Sweaters! Best sweater wins a prize!
  • -NO TWYLIGHT on DEC 27th