Sangha App

Informational text /email app for your students class and whole school.  Information at your finger tips!!


If you are not getting Sangha messages please check your SPAM or JUNK mail.

If you do not see any messages PLEASE sigh up again at the link below.  2016 - 2017 classes will be updated in August


The folks at Sangha have just launched a new Parents Self Serve Signup.

Just click on this Signup link and enter our School Code: IGQ7CA

How it works
Once you sign up on the self serve page, you will receive an email invitation from Sangha with easy instructions.

The new session will begin.  Sign up forms attached

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To report your students absence please call the main school line at 510-818-3400 ( 24 hour voice mail). Leave your students full name, teacher name and reason for absence. Parents/Guardians will ...more


All Visitors on campus must come to the office and sign in during the school day this also includes all classroom volunteers and school helpers.

Please wear the appropriate sticker badge that are provide for you in the school office, while you are on campus. This is for the safety of all the children and staff at Kennedy Elementary. In case of an emergency situation every person on campus must be accounted for.

                       If you need to get something to your child, please stop at the school office first and the office staff will be happy to help you.  Please do not go directly to the classroom and disturb the teacher while they are in session.  Thank you in advance for your understanding.

Bell Schedule

Kindergarten - 6th grade

Monday- Thursday

8:10 a.m. - 2:32 p.m.


8:10 a.m. - 1:05 p.m.


4th - 6th grade

11:30 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.

Kindergarten - 3rd grade 

12:10 p.m. - 12:55 p.m.

California SB 277 Law effective January 2016 Immunization Requirements

Now in effect SB277 the new immunization law which eliminates personal and religious belief exemptions to required California immunizations.  Students that currently have an exemption on file and will be entering 7th grade in August 2016 will need to immunized before entrance to 7th grade.

for more information go to:



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35430 Blackburn Dr. Newark, CA 94560  ph. 510-818-3400 fax 510-713-9016 Child Care 510-818-3441


Open Enrollment for the 2017 - 2018 School Year

Intra-District Transfer Requests for the 2017-2018 School year will be accepted from January 9th - January 31st.  If you would like your child to attend a different elementary school for the 2017- 2018 please complete an Intra-District Request and turn in to the school office.  The form is attached. For information please contact the school office 510-818-3400 or the District Office at 510-818-4103. 

Registration for new students will begin at the beginning of March 2017.


Open Enrollment Form.pdf

Kennedy School Calendar


Kennedy Eagles Passport to Success

Just a reminder that stamped Passports are due the last Friday of the month.  Students will receive a prize for stamped passports.  If you have signed up for Sangha (texting information application) Kennedy Facebook page, joined the PTA, walked in the Newark Days parade, attended a PTA or ELAC meeting, volunteered in the classroom, bought Scrip or attended Back to School Night your student will receive a stamp for each.  Come by the office or classroom to get the passport stamped.  Passports will be returned to the students for the next month of Kennedy School travels!  

Dates to turn in Passports are:
Jan. 27th

Feb. 24th

March 29th

April 26th

May 26th



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Amazon donates .5% of the purchase to Kennedy Elementary PTA.  Bookmark the link 


and support Kennedy School every time you shop!

Order Scrip cards online or come by the office and see what we have on hand.  This is an easy way to raise money for our school.  Just like retail stores (Safeway, Luckys, Target, WalMart) we have gift cards on hand for easy purchase.  Starbuck, Safeway, Shell, Panera, Target just to name a few that are always available.  Kennedy School receives a percentage for every card sold.  For more information and ordering click on the link below


Please use online enrollment code: #3FA9B93624998

Coffee with the Principal

Come by and have a chat with Miss Hughes and learn about the great things going on at Kennedy School. The first Wednesday of every month in Room 11 at 8:15

Next meeting January  11th


Child Nutrition

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When signing up for School Bucks contact the school office (510-818-3400) for your students ID#


For more information go the the Child Nutrition page on the NUSD website.