Kennedy School News

February 8th - February 12th

NO SCHOOL: MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15TH

School will be closed on Monday, February 15th in honor of Presidents' Day. School will resume on Tuesday, February 16th.

Jump Rope For Heart

Final Reminder: The last day donations can be made is February 18th. If you have any questions, you can contact Mr. Kennedy.

Talent Show Auditions

Auditions for the annual Talent Show will be during the school day on Tuesday, February 16th. If your child is auditioning, they should bring their music or any items needed on Tuesday.

Save The Date: Dr. Seuss Night

Wednesday, March 2nd from 6:00pm-7:30pm.


Come celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss! Guest readers will share their favorite books in English, Spanish, Polish & Bulgarian. Come sing Happy Birthday to Dr. Seuss & enjoy free cake with The Cat in the Hat, Thing 1 & Thing 2!

Six Flags Read to Succeed

The Six Flags Read to Succeed program has started! If you would like your child to participate, they will need to fill out the Student Reading Log that went home with your children & record 6 hours (360 minutes) of reading by Friday, February 19th. These forms need to be turned in to your child's classroom teacher upon completion. Each child who returns their reading log will receive a ticket to Six Flags Great America! Happy Reading! Remember, reading on MyOn counts as time reading, too!

Upcoming Dates: Mark Your Calendars

February 15: NO SCHOOL (Presidents' Day)

February 17: Board Meeting @ 7pm (LMS)

February 23: 1/2 Day of School (Parent/Teacher Conferences)

March 2: Dr. Seuss Night 6:00pm-7:30pm

Cell Phones

Please remember all cell phone use (for texting or calling purposes) is prohibited while in a school zone as per Illinois State Law. This laws works to ensure the safety of everyone on the school grounds, most importantly, our students. Please do not endanger our students. Use hand-free options only, and understand that our staff may respectfully ask you to follow the law if you are disregarding it. Thank you for your cooperation.