Daily Announcements

Friday, February 15, 2019

D Day

Reminder: Friday, February 15 is a shortened day for students at Kennedy Middle School. Dismissal is at 12:45. There is no school on February 18 for Presidents Day and February 19 for teacher professional development.

Today's lunch: Wild Mike's Pizza or white garlic pizza, garden salad with dressing and pears.

Attention 8th graders who applied for the Agricultural Science program at SHS: This interview is now scheduled for February 26 at 4:00 pm in the Ag Sci Building at SHS.

Hello JFK! The Buidler's Club will be holding a book drive from February 4-15 to support the Prudence Crandall Center in New Britain. There will be a box outside the counseling office to drop off your donations. So clean out your bookshelves and donate your old books to a good cause.

On February 14, 8th grade students will receive the 9th Grade Course Selection form and instructions for registering for SHS.Parents/students will need to complete course selections online on Powerschool between February 19 to February 26. Even if you are not attending SHS next year, you still need to complete the course selection.


Please click on the link below to order the JFK 2018-19 yearbook.


2019 Spring Registration for JFK Softball and Baseball will open in Family ID from Monday, January 21 through Friday, March 8. All students registering for a sport will need to have a current physical on file with the school nurse before tryouts.

A TASTE OF CULTURE at Kennedy will be held on Wednesday, February 20th. The event runs from after school until 3:45 pm in the JFK cafeteria. Please pick up the form from the JFK activity table if you are interested in attending and sharing a piece of your culture. We are looking for families and community members to contribute a "taste" of their culture by bringing a food item, music, dance, cultural dress or cultural items.

Band Announcements:

Choral Announcements:

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TwYlight theme for 2/15 = ZUMBA Class and Gladiator Dodgeball

  • -We have a Professional ZUMBA Instructor coming in to give a free class. We will be running one class from 7:45pm-8:15pm for only 30 participants. Contact the front desk to sign up early or reach out on the TwYlight Instagram page
  • -In the APR we will be running gladiator dodgeball and other small games

The pool will be closed on the following dates:
  • February 22nd
  • March 22nd

Signs ups for the 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament is starting soon. Start forming your teams!


PTO Meeting - Tues Feb 27 6:30pm in the media center. The guest speaker will be Mr. Timothy Connellan, Superintendent of Southington Public Schools. This is your opportunity to listen to the Board of Ed plans for the upcoming school year and ask any questions you may have about the budget or curriculum. Meetings typically last an hour.

Fundraiser Coordinator: The PTO is looking for someone to help coordinate fundraisers to support Cultural Arts programs, bus transportation to field trips, school supplies, and more. If you enjoy planning events and helping your school, please contact us at southingtonjfkpto@gmail.com. Also, we welcome new and creative fundraising ideas!

Be sure to turn in your box tops marked with your homeroom number to the box in the office. The next challenge ends on Friday, February 15th.

Store Rewards Cards-Help us help our school. JFK can earn educational items such as computers, art supplies, musical instruments and more just by registering various cards at your local stores. Please register your rewards cards or email southingtonjfkpto@gmail.com with the number and we will register it for you.

Price Chopper: https://www.pricechopper.com/tools-schools use 49852 school code

Shop Rite: http://www.shopriteforeducation.com/cards/ use 52133

Big Y: http://bigy.com Join Education Express. Select JFK Middle School.

Stop & Shop: http://stopandshop.com/aplus/register-card/ use 05771 school code

Receive reminders from the PTO about fundraiser deadlines, delivery dates, meetings, guest speakers and other PTO school related info. Text @f3a9e4 to the number 81010 to receive messages.