Author Archives: Rhonda Grimsley

New Books – Sneak Peek!

New books are here! Click here for a list of the new titles. This is just the beginning – more are on the way. When they are ready, I’ll post a list in Destiny Resource Lists and a link to … Continue reading

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Spring Picture Day Rescheduled

John F. Kennedy Middle School’s Spring Picture Day has been rescheduled for Tuesday, May 2, 2017.

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IMPORTANT – Color Run has been cancelled

The JFKMS Color Run that had been scheduled for April 29, 2017 has been cancelled.

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You’re Invited to AVID Night!

Rising 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students and their parents/guardians are invited to attend AVID Night at John F. Kennedy Middle School Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Join the fun and learn more about the college preparatory program … Continue reading

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Order your Yearbooks Online!

Order your yearbook! They are on sale now and cost $30.00. You may order them online at Jostens.

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Congratulations Ms. Neave!

Congratulations to Ms. Emma Neave for being named the 2017 Middle School Teacher of the Year for Suffolk Public Schools!

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8th Grade Writing SOL Tests

Important Reminder – 8th Grade Writing SOL Tests will be administered on March 22-23, 2017.

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Pi Day is coming!

JFKMS math department will be celebrating Pi Day on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Students will use various items to find the circumference, diameter, radius, volume, and surface area. Pi Day is celebrated on March 14th (3/14) around the world. Pi … Continue reading

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JFKMS Color Run!

The John F. Kennedy Middle School Color Run will be held at Bennetts Creek Park April 29, 2017 from 7:30 am until 10:30 am. Join us as we run, walk, and jog while raising funds for our school! Go to www.jfkmscr.eventbrite.com … Continue reading

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TestNav 8 Practice Resources

Students are expected to be familiar with the resources available in TestNav 8 prior to taking their SOL tests. Teachers should provide students with at least two opportunities to use these resources. Teachers may click here for the link.

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JFK Presidential Library Celebrates the Centennial of John F. Kennedy’s Birth

The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is having a year-long celebration to honor the 100th anniversary of the birth of President John F. Kennedy. He was born in Brookline, Massachusetts on May 29, 1917. More information about the … Continue reading

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Access College Foundation – Information Night

All 7th and 8th grade students and parents are invited to attend Access Parent Night Thursday, February 23, 2017 in the John F. Kennedy Middle School cafeteria. It begins at 5:30 pm and includes dinner and door prizes. Learn more … Continue reading

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PBIS Mardi Gras Festival!

John F. Kennedy Middle School is having a PBIS Mardi Gras Festival Thursday, February 23, 2017. It will take place 12:30-1:45 pm in the JFK gym. We will have hot dogs, popcorn, games, a bounce house and more! Cupcakes will be on sale … Continue reading

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The Book Fair is Coming!

Join us for our annual Scholastic Book Fair February 13 – 17 in the school library media center. It will be open during regular school hours. We will have books and so much more! Please come and support our Book … Continue reading

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The Book Fair is Coming!

Join us in the library February 13 – 17 for our annual Book Fair! There will be lots of books, posters, pens, pencils an a whole lot more to purchase. You may come with your teacher as a class or … Continue reading

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Attention 8th Graders – Pruden Center Open House

The Pruden Center for Industry and Technology is hosting its annual Open House Tuesday, February 21st from 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm. Click here for more information.

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Home Access Center Information – Parent Teacher Conferences

Report cards will go home with students on Tuesday, February 14th. Parent-Teacher Conferences should be scheduled on an as needed basis between Tuesday, February 14 through Friday, February 17. Parents are to contact their child’s teacher to set up conference dates … Continue reading

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IMPORTANT – Schedule Changes

The days missed in January due to snow have caused a number of changes in the schedule: The first semester has extended two days and will end February 1 instead of January 30. January 25 and 26 will change from … Continue reading

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Stay Informed about Weather and Changing Events!

The time to prepare is now! Help us keep you informed of regular news and changing events by following our social media channels. Sites are updated regularly, especially when events are rapidly changing. Stay tuned! Click here for more information … Continue reading

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Take 5 Steps to Be Ready, Should Snow Fall This Week!

With snow predicted this week, please take these steps now to be prepared. 1) Update your students about where to go when they get off the bus, should schools close early. 2) Remember, when schools are opening under a 1- … Continue reading

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