Kennedy Teacher and Staff Lunch – Mon. Nov. 19th

Give Thanks to Kennedy Staff 
Sign up to help out on Monday, November 19th

Kennedy PTO will host a Thanksgiving feast (compliments of Peninsula Catering) for our hardworking teachers and staff this Monday.
Please sign up to donate cookies, brownies, flan or your favorite dessert OR beverages like waters and various sodas. 
Date: 11/19/2018 (Mon.)
Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm 
Location: Kennedy Library

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Dar gracias al personal de Kennedy

Regístrese para ayudar el lunes 19 de noviembre.

El PTO de Kennedy organizará una fiesta de Acción de Gracias (cortesía de Peninsula Catering) para nuestros maestros y personal que trabajan arduamente este lunes.

Regístrese para donar galletas, brownies, flan o su postre favorito O bebidas como las aguas y varios refrescos. Fecha: 19/11/2018 (lunes) Hora: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm PST Ubicación: Biblioteca Kennedy

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High School Info Night and a special Woodside High School Outreach Event

High School Info Night at Kennedy

October 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for our annual High School Fair on Thursday, October 4, from 6-7 pm in the gym. Representatives from local public, private, and charter high schools will have booths where you can get information and ask questions.

Woodside High School Kennedy Outreach Event

October 4 @ 7:00 pm at a private residence

Head over to this special event right after the High School Info Night! This is a great opportunity to meet Woodside High School Principal Diane Burbank, selected staff members, and parents of current students.
Come to learn everything Woodside High School has to offer your child to prepare them for college and beyond!  All 7th and 8th-grade parents are welcome!!  We look forward to seeing you there – please email events@whsfoundation.org to receive an invitation.

Upcoming Events

There are lots of events coming up in September. Check the Events Page for all Kennedy PTO events!

Coffee with the Principal is Thursday, September 6th in the Library from 8:30-9:30 am

Back to School Night is Thursday, September 20th! Taco Truck and Flamin’ Dogs will be serving food outside the gym starting at 5 pm. Back to School Night begins at 6 pm in the Gym. Be sure to stop by the PTO table to see how you can get involved this school year!

Family Dine-Out at Chipotle in Downtown Redwood City is Tuesday, September 25th from 4-8 pm. Portion of proceeds go directly to the PTO, be sure to mention Kennedy to the cashier.

Grab your Chipotle and then head over to the PTO Meeting in the Kennedy Library on September 25th at 7 pm.

Yosemite Info Nights and 6th Grade Potluck

8th Grade Yosemite Info Night is Wednesday August 22nd from 7-8 pm in the Gym. Come find out how awesome this outdoor education experience (taking place December 10-14th) will be for your 8th grader!

6th Grade Potluck in the B Quad is Thursday August 23rd from 6-7 pm, followed by the Yosemite Info Night for 6th graders in the Gym from 7-8 pm.

Check out all upcoming events on the Kennedy PTO Events Page!

Maze Day is Coming Up!

Kennedy Middle School Maze Day is coming up. Be sure to look for your packet of forms in the mail and come by the gym to get your student all ready for the new school year.

Tuesday, August 14th

12:30-3:00 PM     6th Grade Only

5:00-7:00 PM     All Grades

Wednesday, August 15th

7:00-9:00 AM     All Grades

3:00-6:00 PM     All Grades (make-up day)

PE Clothes will be sold at Maze Day and we will be accepting Cash and Credit/Debits cards only (no checks).

If you would like to help the PTO sell PE clothes, please sign up here.

We could use many volunteers to keep the lines moving quickly as we process the bulk of the PE Clothing sales on maze days!

Welcome New PTO Board Members!

The Kennedy PTO is pleased to have new leadership for the 2018-2019 school year!

Roy Dorling, parent of an incoming 6th grader, is the new President of the Kennedy PTO. Roy brings several years of PTO leadership experience from two other Redwood City School District schools.

Pierre Raynaud-Richard, parent of a 7th grade student, is the new Vice President and also brings past PTO experience to the Kennedy PTO.

Phillipe Lamotte, parent of a 7th grade student, is the new Treasurer.

Cathy Ammenti, parent of an 8th grade student, is the new Secretary.

Kate Stevenson, parent of a 7th grade student, is the new Communications Chair.

Thanks to these dedicated parents for leading our PTO for the 2018-2019 school year!

 

Today is “Stand UP For Public Schools” day! Please support Kennedy!

Please join Kennedy Middle School in supporting the nation-wide “Stand UP For Public Schools” event on Wednesday, May 9th, 2018.

In order for the Kennedy PTO to continue to support all of the wonderful work our teachers and staff do to maintain and enhance our students’ learning experience we need your help. Please make a contribution to our amazing Kennedy programs, every dollar helps make the following possible:

  • Art program support for materials and supplies in the art elective classes
  • Instrumental music support for music supplies, instrument repair and field trips
  • Physical fitness program support for sports equipment, repairs and replacement
  • Drama program support for theater production expenses
  • After school clubs support for adult supervision and guidance of clubs
  • STEAM event support for materials and teacher guidance for student driven projects
  • 8th grade graduation support for the student graduation celebration
  • Family Center support for counseling services for students and families
  • Grade specific field trips scholarship support for expeditionary field trips

If every family made a $100 donation per student we would make our goal for this year!

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DONATE NOW!

Every dollar counts. Every donation counts. Every student counts.

Thank you for being part of the Kennedy Middle School community!

For more information on the campaign visit: www.standup4publicschools.org. You can also drop your donation off in the PTO box in the Kennedy office.

 ¡El 9 de mayo es el día de defender a las escuelas públicas (Stand UP For Public Schools)!
¡Apoya a Kennedy!

  Únase a la escuela secundaria Kennedy para apoyar el evento nacional día de defender a la escuela pública (Stand UP For Public Schools) el 9 de mayo de 2018.
Para que Kennedy PTO continúe apoyando todo el maravilloso trabajo que nuestros maestros y personal hacen para mantener y mejorar la experiencia de aprendizaje de nuestros estudiantes, necesitamos su ayuda. Por favor, hagan una contribución a nuestros increíbles programas Kennedy, cada dólar ayuda a hacer posible lo siguiente:
  • Apoyo al programa de arte para materiales y suministros en las clases electivas de arte
  • Soporte de música instrumental para suministros de música, reparación de instrumentos y excursiones
  • Soporte del programa de aptitud física para equipos deportivos, reparaciones y reemplazos
  • Soporte de programa de drama para gastos de producción teatral
  • Apoyo de clubes después de la escuela para la supervisión de un adulto y orientación de los clubes
  • Asistencia de eventos STEAM para materiales y orientación del docente para proyectos dirigidos por estudiantes
  • Apoyo la graduación de 8 ° grado para la celebración de la graduación de estudiantes
  • Apoyo del Centro Familiar para servicios de asesoramiento para estudiantes y familias
  • Apoyo de becas para viajes de campo específicos para viajes de campo expedicionarios
Si cada familia hiciera una donación de $ 100 por estudiante, ¡haríamos nuestra meta para este año!

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¡DONE AHORA!

Cada dólar cuenta. Cada donación cuenta. Cada estudiante cuenta.
¡Gracias por ser parte de la comunidad de escuela secundaria Kennedy!
Para obtener más información sobre la campaña, visite: www.standup4publicschools.org. También puede dejar su donación en la caja de PTO en la oficina de Kennedy.

Next week is Teacher Appreciation week and we need YOUR help!

Next week is Teacher Appreciation Week at Kennedy Middle School! Let’s show our teachers and staff how much they mean to us by donating food or contributing funds to provide them with delicious, healthy treats.

The PTO is sponsoring events throughout the week such as a yogurt and granola bar on Monday and fajita bar on Thursday but we need your help! Please consider signing up to donate food or make a monetary contribution and we’ll shop for you!

Please sign up to help: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090b4eadab2dab9-teacher