Author Archives: Rhonda Grimsley

Superintendent’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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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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