Kennedy Elementary

End of School Year 2021-22 Newsletter

About Us

Attendance Line: 651-480-7220
Main Office: 651-480-7221

Nurse: 651-480-7224
Kids' Campus: 651-480-7257
Hastings Bus Company: 651-437-1888

Dear Kennedy Elementary School Parent/Guardian:

At Kennedy Elementary School, students are at the heart of what we do. We have had an amazing year and looking forward to next school year already!

As we close the year, there are a few things we would like to remind you about for summer and the upcoming school year.

The first day of school for Grades 1-4 is Tuesday, September 6. Kindergarten student’s first full day is Wednesday, September 7 as they have orientation on Tuesday, September 6.

  • Please note assigned Kindergarten Orientation Times and Information for September 6th will be emailed by August 26th.


School begins at 8:50 am and students should arrive at school from 8:30 am to 8:45 am to be ready for the start of the learning day at 8:50 am. 3:25 pm is the dismissal time for all students.


Teacher assignments will be released through Infinite Campus Parent Portal by August 26th. An email will be sent when the information is available to families.


The typical meet the teacher and reading assessment for students in 1st through 4th grade will not be scheduled in August this year. These assessments will happen during the school day in the fall.


The Open House for all grades will be held on Wednesday, August 31st from 4:30-6:30 pm.

Kindergarten through 4th grade classrooms will be open during the Open House. Please feel free to find the classroom, put supplies away, and informally meet the teacher.

To help limit the amount of parking congestion, please follow the suggested schedule below. If you need to come at the other time, please feel free to do so.

  • 4:30-5:15 Families with last names beginning with A-L can drop off materials and meet with the teacher.
  • 5:30-6:20 Families with last names beginning with M-Z can drop off materials and meet with the teacher.

Other items during open house:

  • Parents can get car pick up numbers from the office (new numbers are assigned each year)
  • Visit with the nurse to bring in any medications or paperwork needed


The Kennedy Supply List is available at Target, Walmart, etc. and is available on the school website.

If you have any questions, please reach out.

Kyle Latch, Principal

John F. Kennedy Elementary


End of Year Carnival

Huge thank you to the Kennedy Cougar PTA for putting on a fabulous carnival.

Click HERE to view our end of year carnival photos.

Kennedy Cougar PTA

For more information or to join, visit their website or Facebook page.

PTA Contact Email:

2022-23 Kindergarten

If you have not registered your incoming Kindergarten student for the 2022-23 school year, please visit our website.



13 - Report Cards available in Infinite Campus Parent Portal

21 & 22 - Incoming Kindergarten Assessments - Emails were sent 5/27/22 for your scheduled times


26 - Teacher Assignment & Bussing information released in Parent Portal. Kindergarten orientation information will be emailed by 8/26

31 - Open House 4:30 - 6:30


5 - Labor Day

6 - First Day Grades 1-5, & 9

6 - Kindergarten Orientation - more info to come by 8/26

7 - First Day Grades Kindergarten, 6-8, & 10-12

21 - Picture Day

26 - NO SCHOOL - Staff Development


Please click here to view the district wide calendars.


Please visit our school website regularly to view updated school information. Our website features the the monthly newsletter, supply list, classroom websites, lunch menu and more.

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Community Education Recreational Opportunities

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