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The JFK Book Trials

Mikayla Gorelin and Ana Fernandez

April 5, 2019

On February 4th and 5th, students of the eleventh grade AP English Language course presented the first annual JFK Book Trials, organized by Mrs. Sapir and Mrs. Rochford. Students put Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye on trial in orde...

Almost, Maine

Almost, Maine

January 7, 2019

Getting to Know Ms. Netto

January 7, 2019

Mrs. Netto is the new Assistant Principal at John F. Kennedy High School. In the past, she had worked in many of the schools in the Bellmore-Merrick School District.  For sixteen years, she worked at Mepham High School as an Eng...

JFK’s Wellness Center

Emma Gold

January 7, 2019

The mind of a high schooler is predictably clouded with stress and anxiety—although such negative feelings can’t be eliminated entirely, they can be limited with the right resources and coping skills. The JFK Wellness Center...

JFK Homecoming 2018

JFK Homecoming 2018

November 8, 2018

Kennedy Courts Have Gone Turf

Adam Bernstein, Lead Editor

October 18, 2018

Recently, Kennedy High School became the first high school in New York State to install turf tennis courts. The construction for the courts were approved by USTA (United States Tennis Association) on the first week of school. ...

There Were Some Rumors in the Town…

Emma Gold, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018

On March 23rd and 24th, John F. Kennedy High School’s Drama Club brought “To Life” the renowned classic Fiddler on the Roof. In the show, spouses Golde and Tevye navigate through the troubles of life in their hometown Anatevka while ...

Class Night

Jake Arlia, Editor

April 19, 2018

On Thursday, March 1, freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors alike gathered to represent their grades for Class Night 2018! It was an exhilarating event that kept students standing up on their feet for its entirety. Each ...

Calling All Seniors

March 15, 2018

Aside from our stellar journalism, one of the most-anticipated features The Cougar Crier brings to Kennedy is our annual college map, featuring the schools where our graduating seniors will be heading off to next year. Please...

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