• Blood Drive is May 4

  • Cavalier Community Concert on Friday, May 12th from 5 – 7 pm in the bus loop

  • LTI Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, April 27 during 4th period

We Are Leaders Too: Students of Color Speak Out on SMOB

We Are Leaders Too: Students of Color Speak Out on SMOB

JFK IB Anthropology Class, Staff
April 26, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories, Uncategorized

“They just look like politicians,” say students and staff when examining this year’s Student Member of the Board (SMOB) candidates. This “look” might be attributed more artificially to their suits and ties and perfect English without accents, or perhaps more bluntly due to the fact that they are b...

April in like a Tornado Minutes Before Spring Break Begins

April 6, 2017
Filed under Featured Multimedia, News, Video

Students and staff had to shelter in place while severe storms with potential for tornadoes raged outside.  Protocol is to stay away from windows and be seated on the floor.

One New Teacher Has A Familiar Face

Andrea Deyto, Reporter
September 13, 2016
Filed under News

“It was shaky at first, but it’s okay now,” Ms. Sarah Park said. Ms. Park is one of the many new teachers at John F. Kennedy High School. However, she is not new to the school. Ms. Park was previously a student at this very school and even remembered her time in the LTI academy of the scho...

Minority Scholars Program Comes to Kennedy

Maya Bickel, Editor-in-Chief
June 21, 2016
Filed under Community, News, Top Stories

“I know we [the Minority Scholars Program] will completely transform the image of Kennedy and the self belief of Kennedy,” said Mr. Williams. This year at Kennedy High School, Mr. Williams, with the help of Ms. Neely, Ms. Rocha, and other staff members, started a Minority Scholars Program (MSP)....

Award Ceremony in Honor of Mr. Williams

Award Ceremony in Honor of Mr. Williams

March 24, 2016
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Yesterday, current students, former bosses and colleagues, friends, family and others who have been inspired by teacher Mike Williams gathered in the Kennedy Media Center to honor him as he received the Marian Greenblatt Award. This prestigious award is given every year to select master teachers in...

Finality to Finals

Finality to Finals

Maya Bickel, Editor-in-Chief
January 10, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

On September 8, 2015 the Montgomery County Board of Education voted to eliminate high school final examinations at the end of each semester. The reason given was that the new policy would “provide students with more frequent and varied measures to demonstrate learning,” and give teachers more ins...

Westboro Baptist Church Visits Montgomery County

Westboro Baptist Church Visits Montgomery County

Amina N'Gambwa, Editor
December 8, 2015
Filed under News

On Tuesday, November 10, members from the group known as the Westboro Baptist Church picketed Rockville and Winston Churchill High Schools to spread their ideas to the students at these schools. The church is based in Topeka, Kansas, and is known around the country for staging protests at the fu...

Schools to Close for Muslim Holiday Next Year

Maya Bickel, editor-in-chief
November 13, 2015
Filed under Community, News, Top Stories

On Tuesday, the Montgomery County Public Schools Board of Education voted 6 to 2 in favor of giving students the day off for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha. For the 2016-2017 school calendar, a professional day will be moved to the same day as Eid, September 12. This decision comes after years ...

JFK Grad goes to Rwanda

JFK Grad goes to Rwanda

Amina N'Gambwa, Reporter
September 29, 2015
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On September 8, 2015, I said goodbye to my older sister for two years as she embarked on a journey to Rwanda to participate in the Peace Corps education program. After graduating from the University of Maryland at College Park, my sister, Nicole, decided to take a break before graduate school to pu...

JFK Live 2014

May 29, 2014
Filed under News, Video

Ben Shulman won first place at this year's competition.  Check out all of the talent in this year's video.

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