Vol. 7 / Issue 5 Tuesday, September 2, 2014 GREEN DAY: 1 – 3 – 5
John F. Kennedy’s mission is to develop our island students to become globally primed high achievers.
Our ESLRs: John F. Kennedy High School students will be responsible citizens, problem solvers,
effective communicators, and technologically literate.
¥ Student Elections continue today and tomorrow. Thank you for voting!
¥ Charter forms may be picked up at D103 and returned to Albert Park WAY Vice President or to Uwel Mendiola only during WAY meetings on every Monday at D220 during lunch.
¥ Activity proposals may be picked up at D103 and returned to Albert Park only during WAY meetings.
¥ JFKHS Spirit Fridays: Students may wear a JFKHS Club/Organization/Interscholastic/Class Shirts such as Vivace, JROTC, Nursing, Class of 2015 or other approved JFKHS shirts. Uniform bottom is required. All shirts must promote JFKHS. JFKHS colors alone are UNACCEPTABLE. Again- this is on Fridays!
¥ Only clear and mesh bags will be allowed on campus. All bags in violation will be confiscated.
¥ Pull-overs are not allowed and will be confiscated.
¥ If you are interested in playing golf for our school, please see Mr. Mendoza during lunch in D218 today.
¥ All car riders are to meet their rides at the cafeteria drop-off point after school.
FROM FOAS OFFICE:
¥ Breakfast and lunch tickets will be sold at FOAS Office located downstairs in the A-Building next to SSSO before school, break, and the first half of lunch. Tickets will NOT be sold at the cafeteria. Ensure you have a ticket before entering the cafeteria.
¥ Breakfast/Lunch Applications were distributed on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 in 1st Period. Please submit the applications to the FOAS Office immediately. If you received benefits last year, you will continue to do so up until September 29th. If you DO NOT submit an application for the breakfast/lunch program by September 29th, you will have to pay full price of .50 for breakfast and $2.50 for lunch.
FROM THE COUNSELORS:
¥ Attention 9th/10th/11th Grade Students: The PSAT (Preliminary SAT) will be on Wed., Oct. 15, 2014 during blocks 1 and 2. Students are highly encouraged to take this test to help you assess your skills in the areas of writing, mathematics, and critical reading. It will also assist you to prepare for the SAT. Juniors may qualify for the National Merit Scholarship Test. Only 60 slots are available. Make your payment of $14.00 at the FOAS Office with Ms. Bobbie Garrido or Mrs. Clarissa Lizama. Present your receipt to Ms. Inciong or Mr. Pilarca in the Counseling Office so you can pick up a study guide.
¥ Seniors: Saint Mary's College of California will host an information session at the Hilton-Guam Resort & Spa on Tues., Sept. 16, 2014 from 6:00 -7:30 P.M. RSVP by Sept. 12, 2014 at www.stmarys-ca.edu/guam to attend.
¥ St. John's School will be hosting the Guam College Fair on Wed., Sept. 17, 2014 in their school gym from 5:30-7:30 P.M. Parking is limited so plan to get there early!
¥ Juniors and Seniors: The University of La Verne will visit on Thurs., Sept.18, 2014 at 9:05 A.M. in the Media Center. Pick up an admit ticket during break or lunch in the counseling office to attend.
¥ Juniors and Seniors: Are you interested in the Automotive Industry? The Universal Technical Institute (UTI) will visit on Thurs., Oct. 9, 2014 at 9:05 A.M. in the Media Center. Pick up an admit ticket during break or lunch in the counseling office to attend.
¥ The ACT test center is at St. John's this year. See your counselor or go online at www.actstudent.org/ for more information.
GAMES THIS WEEK:
Today vs. Sharks @ JFK at 4:30 P.M. at JFK
Sept. 4 vs. Harvest at 4:30 P.M. at JFK
Football on Sept. 6 at 7 P.M. against the SSHS Sharks at OHS
Girls’ Volleyball on Sept. 6 at 5:30 P.M. against the Dolphins at SHS
Welcome to SY 2014-2015!
LOOK FOR THE “PTSA” LINK FOR UPDATED INFORMATION
JOSEPH A. MAFNAS
The main purpose of the student orientation is to provide students with the information, support and resources necessary to begin their academic journey at John F. Kennedy High School
To: The John F. Kennedy High School Family
From: Accreditation Coordinators; Vito Calvo and Lorena Montague
With all that you have done and do for the school, the result of your hard work and dedication is a three-year accredited status. This status awards us the final three years of a six-year cycle that Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) allows.
Click on image to view Parent Orientation PowerPoint notes.
(HELPING EVERY LEARNER PROGRESS)
A DIRECTORY OF AGENCIES AND LOCATIONS
FOR ACADEMIC NEEDS
COMPUTER INTERNET RESOURCES OUTSIDE SCHOOL CAMPUS