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Sangha App

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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.
 
 

Attendance


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

WHEN YOU VISIT

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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.

Friday

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

Lunch

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

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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:

http://www.shotsforschool.org/laws/sb277faq/

 

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JOHN F. KENNEDY ELEMENTARY HOME of the KENNEDY EAGLES

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

 

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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!  
 

NUSD Community Engagement Survey Now Available
La Encuesta del NUSD Sobre el Compromiso de la
Comunidad Está Disponible

The Newark Unified School District (NUSD) is reaching out to its families for ...more

WALK & ROLL TO SCHOOL

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Wednesday, October 5th

International Walk and Roll to School Day

This is a great opportunity to celebrate our health, the environment, and our school spirit.  With suggestions below we are hoping every student will participate.

  • morning car pool
  • bike parking at the bike racks;helmets required, bring your own lock
  • giveaways for kids
  • a school-wide mode chart to see how we get to school

 

 

HARVEST FESTIVAL

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Save the Date

Harvest Festival

Friday, October 21st ~ 5:30 - 8:00 pm

 

 The Harvest Festival is a fun family night. The kids (& parents too) come dressed in costume and play Carnival type games. Tickets are purchased for 25 cents at the front door of the cafeteria and tickets can be redeemed at the game booths. The game booths are decorated by each classroom. The kids create decorations in class and parent volunteers decorate each booth.  Come see your child’s art displayed. Dinner will be available from 5:30—7:30. We are pleased to announce Dino’s Grill here in Newark will be catering for us once again.  If you are planning to have

dinner with us, please pre-order!  More info to come!

Kennedy School Calendar

Kennedy Eagles Walk-A-Thon

Friday, October 7th  1:05- 2:30

Information and pledge form attached

This year you can make pledges online @ 

https://99pledges.com/fund/KennedyPTA

Walk a Thon Info.pdf

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School Lunch Bar-B-Que

Parents and families are welcome to join their children for lunch Friday, October 7th.  

Adults~ $3.75

Siblings~$2.65

Please pay in advance and sign in at the office upon arrival

 

MONEY FOR KENNEDY SCHOOL WHILE YOU SHOP!

SO EASY!!

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

http://smile.amazon.com/ch/94-6184127

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

http://www.shopwithscrip.com

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

Child Nutrition

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

www.myschoolbucks.com

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

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http://www.newarkunified.org