Author Archives: Rhonda Grimsley

Grandparents Week at JFKMS

Suffolk Public Schools will celebrate Grandparents Week October 9 – 13. Each student may invite one grandparent to have lunch with him/her in the school cafeteria. A typical a la carte adult meal is $3.00.  (Schools do NOT accept credit … Continue reading

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SAT/ACT Prep Video

Watch “Strategies for Success: Scoring High on the College Admissions Tests,” an SAT/ACT prep video featuring the math chair from Lakeland High School, Scott Reed.

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Dr. Whitney’s 2-Minute Drill (September 21)

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The PSAT is coming!

The PSAT will be given at John F. Kennedy Middle School Wednesday, October 11, 2017. There is a $10.00 test fee. Interested students may contact Ms. Cobb or Ms. Purvis in the Guidance Office. Students will be taken on a … Continue reading

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Dr. Whitney’s 2-Minute Drill

Check out Dr. Whitney’s first 2-Minute Drill of the school year!

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Open House

John F. Kennedy Middle School is hosting an Open House event on Thursday, August 31 from 6-8 pm. We are excited to start another great school year and hope you will join us!

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6th Grade Transition/Orientation

6th Grade Transition/Orientation will be held on Wednesday August 23 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  This is a great opportunity to become familiar with the building and staff prior to the opening of school.  Class schedules and bus schedules will be available. … Continue reading

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JFKMS 2017-18 School Supply List

Click here for the 2017-18 School Supply List for John F. Kennedy Middle School.

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A Summer Learning Series…

NEW VIDEO POSTED EVERY WED! Spark, an original video series created by Suffolk Public Schools, is intended to ignite curiosity and keep students learning this summer. Subscribe to the Suffolk Public Schools You Tube Channel or follow Suffolk VA Public Schools on Facebook for weekly Spark videos this summer. … Continue reading

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JKMS Yearbooks are going fast!

2016—2017 yearbooks are going fast and only a few are left. Order them at school with this form for $35.00.   You may save $5.00 by ordering them online. Click here to order one for $30.00 online at Jostens.  

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JFKMS SOL Testing Dates

John F. Kennedy Middle School SOL Testing Dates: Tuesday, May 16 – Reading 8 Wednesday, May 17 – Pre-Algebra 7 and Math 7 Thursday, May 18 – Math 6 and Math 5 Tuesday, May 23 – Science 8 Wednesday, May … Continue reading

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UPDATE – JFKMS Car Wash has been cancelled

The car wash that had been scheduled for this Saturday, May 6 has been cancelled.

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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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