Vol. 6 Issue 56 Thursday, April 3, 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.
¥ Buenas to all Hafa Adai Pledge Supporters: Thank you to all who signed up to be a pledge supporter. Please post your Pledge Certificate proudly in your classroom or office and continue to promote the Hafa Adai spirit all-year-round. Adios!
¥ SAT10 testing will take place March 31 – April 4. Study hard ISLANDERS!
¥ Congratulations to Janica Bamo for being accepted in the 2014 High School Short-Term Education Program for Under Represented Persons (STEP-UP) summer biomedical and behavioral research and training program sponsored by the National Institute of Health (NIH) / The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). The program provides an allowance and travel and accommodations expenses to represent the Pacific Island regions.
¥ Congratulations to Bryant Santos, our NTHS and DECA Club Treasurer for winning 1st Place Overall in the Apparel and Accessories category of the island-wide DECA State Event Competition! Bryant will be representing Guam as a voting delegate and will be attending leadership conferences at the INTERNATIONAL Career Development Conference in Atlanta, Georgia! Outstanding job and well done Bryant, for exceeding expectations and winning it big for JFK DECA!
¥ Wanted: Phone books! JFK is planning to win the phone book recycling competition by collecting the most phone books of all the island schools. We have already collected 201 book but need many more if we expect to win. We have an opportunity to keep excess trash from ending up in our island’s landfill and earn a portion of $10,000 in prize money at the same time! Bring phone books to Mr. Davis' room (A206) before/after school or during lunch/break. We have until April 10th to collect as many as possible. Ask your teachers about earning service learning hours and/or extra credit for participating.
¥ Come out and support the Reserve Association GET FIT 2K/5K brought to you by the Bank of Guam on April 12, 6am at GPO. $8 for students, $10 for adults, $30 for group of 4. Proceeds benefit the fitness programs at the 40 public schools.
¥ The GATE-VPA Theatre Program is presenting the Broadway Musical “Hairspray” on April 10, 11, 12 at the Southern High School auditorium at 7:30pm. Doors open at 7:00pm. Tickets are $5.00 for Opening Night (Thursday, April 10) and $10.00 for Friday and Saturday nights. Tickets are available at the GATE office and at the door.
¥ Attention all dancers and actors for the Guahu Taotao Tano play. Practice will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 from 1:30pm -3:30 pm after school. Please meet in D216. For more information, please see Senot B. Terlaje.
¥ Effectively immediately, the library will be opened at 6 A.M. and will close at 2:30 P.M.
¥ Walkers must use the sidewalk and crosswalk. You may not cut through the parking lots!
¥ In order to ensure that students are on time to class and not waiting until the last minute to eat, the cafeteria line will close at 6:45a.m. for breakfast and 11:20a.m. for lunch. Please be prompt!
John F. Kennedy High School, with the support of Guam Visitor’s Bureau and Pa’a Taotao Tåno’, will be showcasing Guahu Taotao Tåno’ - “I am a native of the land.” Show times for this production are on M., and on M. at the Southern High Auditorium in Santa Rita. Doors open an hour before the performance.
The official school calendar for SY2014-2015 and SY2015-2016 has been released by GDOE (.PDF format).
Click here to access the school calenar.
(HELPING EVERY LEARNER PROGRESS)
A DIRECTORY OF AGENCIES AND LOCATIONS
FOR ACADEMIC NEEDS
COMPUTER INTERNET RESOURCES OUTSIDE SCHOOL CAMPUS
Guam Public Libraries All branches (different branch hours vary) Ph # 475-4751 http://gpls.guam.gov
Mayors’ offices - limited, on request if available
Laptop hookups, free wireless: Mobil Gas Stations, McDonald’s Restaurants, Outrigger Hotel Lobby, Coffee Beanery (Micronesia Mall, Tumon, Agana, Tamuning), Shirley’s Coffee Shop (Tamuning, Agana, Harmon), Roasted Coffee Shop, Wash n’ Dry (Maite and Harmon), Hava Java, Java Junction , miscellaneous coffee shops and restaurants
Americorps (Federal Grant) Scholarships for community service Ph#735-2234
College Access Challenge Grant Program (CACGP) Guam Community College. Federal grant program. College prep assistance and services for underserved populations. Ph#735-5565. www.facebook/GCC-College-Access-Challenge-Grant-Program.
Educational Talent Search Program (ETS). University of Guam. Federal grant program for students from disadvantaged backgrounds, minority or under-represented groups. Ph#735-1990/2246
Upward Bound / TRIO. University of Guam. Federal set of grant programs to assist minority or low income students in completing their high school education with encouragement to continue onto college. Ph#735-2245