Announcements Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014
Kansas City Art Institute will be visiting Kennedy
today (Thursday) during B tutorial in the Black
Box. This presentation is open to all students.
Come see what this highly respected art school has
Homecoming Week: Friday—Green and Gold Day
Homecoming tickets on sale this week during lunch
time. Tickets are $8.00 in advance and 10.00 at the
door. Read Photography will be here to take
pictures. Packages range from 12.00 to 35.00.
Pictures will start at 6:30.
Open gym for girls' basketball will tonight
(Thursday) from 7:30-8:30, hope to see you there.
Any boy, especially FRESHMEN, who thinks he is
interested in participating on the spring men’s
tennis team should contact Coach Bova in Room 66 by
Friday, September 19th.
Any freshmen boys who are interested in competing
in track this spring should stop by room 55 in the
P.E. hallway and sign up on the sheet hanging in
the hall. If they have any questions see Coach
Have you ever wanted to live overseas and
experience another culture, learn another language,
be an ambassador for your nation and become a world
citizen? If so, now is your chance! Applications
for the International Rotary Exchange Scholarship
are now being accepted. This is an opportunity to
live in a foreign country for 10 months with Rotary
families and to attend school for an academic year.
For further information please see Ms. Kristina
Bruce in room 115 to pick up a brochure. There is
no time to waste as applications are due October
Coats for Kids collection will be held at Kingston
Stadium on Thursday, September 25th at the Kennedy
vs Jefferson Football game. Please look through
your closets for any coats, gloves, hats, etc that
are still in fairly good shape to donate to this
worthy cause and bring them to the game on the
25th. Let’ see if the Kennedy side can outdo the
Jefferson side. If you aren’t able to go to the
game there will be a box outside the Activities
Office to drop your items off in.
The Cedar Rapids Foundation Executive Director will
be at the Homecoming game Friday night. We will
have a tent on the SW side. Be one of the first
100 to stop by the Foundation's tent, meet the
Executive Director, learn about the foundation's
work with alumni ... and get your own green/yellow
pom-pom to cheer on the Cougars!
Any students who are interested in auditioning for
Jazz Band One may pick up audition materials in the
band hallway. Auditions will take place the week of
September 22nd. Students who are interested in
Jazz Band Two will not need to audition. There will
be a sign-up on Mr. Wacker’s window for this group.
Please see Mr. Wacker with any questions.
There will be an informational meeting regarding
the trip to Spain next Tuesday, September 23rd at
7:00 p.m. in the cafeteria. All students and
parents interested in the trip are invited to
attend. Students eligible must have completed 2 or
more years of Spanish study by the year of travel
(which will be summer 2015), maintain good academic
standing, be in excellent health and demonstrate
excellent behavior. If a student cannot go during
the summer 2015, there will be a summer 2016 trip
so the students will have time to save money.
Are you a senior who participated in community
service hours in the last 12 months?? Then you
should apply for the Prudential Spirit of Community
Awards program! You could win $1000, a medallion
and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington D.C!
Applications are due by November 4, 2014. You can
apply online at spirit.prudential.com. Don’t forget
to visit the Kennedy Scholarship website or talk to
Mrs. Richey in 120 A for more information.
Upcoming College/University Visits:
Students are asked to sign up in the Counseling
Office to meet with College Representatives during
the SMART Lunch sessions. Passes will be sent
reminding students of the visit location.
Friday, September 19 A Lunch – University of Denver
Thursday, Sep 18, 2014
Time Event Details Comments
4:30pm Cross Country:Boys Varsity Invitational
Ankeny, Charles City, Decorah, Denver Community
Schools, Dike-New Hartford CSD, Dubuque Senior,
Thomas Jefferson, Mason City, Muscatine, New
Hampton, Southeast Polk, Dubuque Wahlert Catholic
High School, Washington, Waterloo East, Waterloo
West vs. Cedar Falls @ Birdsall Park - Cedar Falls
4:30pm Cross Country:Girls Varsity Invitational
Charles City, Decorah, Denver Community Schools,
Dike-New Hartford CSD, Dubuque Senior, Thomas
Jefferson, Mason City, Muscatine, New Hampton,
Dubuque Wahlert Catholic High School, Washington,
Waterloo East, Waterloo West, Waverly-Shell Rock
vs. Cedar Falls @ Birdsall Park - Cedar Falls
4:30pm Football: Freshman Game
vs. Prairie @ Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School -
Student Birthdays: Erin Cork, Cassidy Johnston,
Staff Birthdays: none
Station 1: Potato bowl w/biscuit. Alt.: Grilled
Station 2: Soft shell taco w/lettuce, cheese,
salsa. Alt.: Yogurt w/cereal and muffin
Station 3: Chef Salad/hot roll, fruit
Station 4: Hot dogs & Cheeseburgers
Station 5: Southwest chicken wrap
Station 6: Spicy chicken sandwich
Open House 2014
click on the "Document" link below to see information
....... more submitted: 9/9/2014 Document
Kennedy’s First Place Winner
Kelsey Bills was the first place winner at the Juried
Next Gen Art Exhibition at New Bo Festival t
....... more submitted: 9/2/2014