Week of September 13th 2021
Principal Message Week of September 13th
Great Week Cougars I hope all of you all are doing well. Below is a pretty full Cougar Connect please spend some time looking through the information.
First I will be on paternity leave as my wife is expecting soon (depending on when you read this it might of already happened). While I am out you will have Mr. Camarena are awesome assistant principal as your main point of contact and two other administrators supporting him Derek Grasty and new to Kennedy but not new to RCSD Josh Griffin. Below is each of their contacts:
David Camarena; firstname.lastname@example.org
Derek Grasty; email@example.com
Josh Griffith; firstname.lastname@example.org
I will be checking my email and responding daily but probably in the middle of the night!
Buss passes are now available for sale. Please remind students to come to the office before school or during lunch in room 535
Bus passes are $27 Each. Exact change please
(We will make an announcement at school as well)
Was a huge success last week as it has structured lunch time for a lot of students. Over 24 teams are currently signed up
Once again thank you for completing your wellness survey each morning. Please remember to keep your student home if they are feeling sick and communicate with the school any relevant health information. Thanks.
Let's have another good week everyone
Kennedy Middle School
*Also if you are an 8th grader the High Schools last school year used the IReady reading assessment as a class placement metric. We do not know if that is the case this year yet.
IReady Testing Schedule is below: (Block Days)
Sept 15-16 Reading Assessment in their english Class and Friday 17th if necessary
Sept 22-23 Math Assessment in their math classes and Friday 24th if necessary
Kennedy Clubs/ Academic Supports
* More Academic supports may be added in the future we will let you know
Site Council / ELAC Elections
Thank you to the parents that volunteered to be part of Site council / ELAC. We need five official parents/guardians to be a part of our Site Council including at least one parent who has an English Language Learner who can represent ELAC. Others not elected are welcome to join us at our meetings, but will not get to be a part of official votes.
We have 3 sports available:
As a reminder:
Site Council / ELAC will meet the last Tuesday of every month from 6 -7 pm.
Picture Day September 14th
Families can also begin seeing ordering options by following the directions below:
- Code: EVTDTTCQF
8th Grade High School Information Night
Mr. Camarena will host an information night for 8th grade families and students who are interested in learning more about the 9th-grade enrollment process at the Sequoia Union High School District on September 14 from 7-8 pm.
If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Camarena at email@example.com.
The weekly photos for this week showcase our Spanish Immersion program. This program is an extension of the program at Adelante !!!
Parks and Rec Fall Sports update See flyer below.
COVID Optional Testing for Interested Families
Testing schedule times are below:
Monday from 3:00 pm -5:00 pm
Thursday from 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm.
Testing will be on the corner of Goodwin and Connecticut.
Parents need to access the Primary Health Student registration form here to consent permission for testing.
Students and Family Handbook
Important School and District Links Highlighted in Red
In our effort to make our student and family handbook more accessible we have digitized it. Please understand that information in the handbook will be updated continuously to ensure families are informed.
* If you are unable to access this document digitally, a hard copy can be provided at MAZE day. A copy has also been included in the student's planner.
Sept 14th-28th - IReady District assessment Window ELA / Math
- Sept 14th School Picture Day
- Sept 14th Tuesday- 8th Grade High School Info Zoom 7:00-8:00 pm
- Sept 23rd Thursday Back To School Night Zoom 5:45-7:15 pm
- Sept 28th Tuesday 6:00-7:00 Site Council
- Sept 28th Tuesday 7:05 pm-8:30 pm Meeting Sep 28 Zoom 7:00-8:30 pm