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ASA High School BMX Tour

Angela DeLeon

December 2, 2019

  October 16, 2019 marks a checkpoint in ASA Actions Sports’ High School Tour! BMX riders Logan Place, Jake Hinke, Zach Newman and Trevor Meyer paid a visit to Kennedy High School for a special anti-bullying assembl...

Rock Paper Scissors

Mr. Lella

December 2, 2019

Rock paper scissors says shoot!!! The third annual RPS tournament was held at John F. Kennedy High School earlier this year. The tournament is not only a fun ice breaker in the JFK community but an important fundraiser through...

JFK Drama’s Fall Play Teaser- The Laramie Project

Dylan Torres

December 2, 2019

From November 21st to November 23rd, as we all look to each other in acceptance, the JFK Drama Club performed a play depicting what happened long ago in Laramie, Wyoming with the absence of acceptance.  “The Laramie Project” is a play set from...

Valdictorian and Salutatorian

Alexis Krayevsky

December 2, 2019

Valedictorian and Salutatorian - terms given to students who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement during their four years in high school. I would like to congratulate the valedictorian and salutatorian of the 2020 sc...

The Poppe Courtyard

Cameron Montalbano

December 2, 2019

When I began my freshman year at Kennedy, I found the courtyard to be a very unique area in the school.  Its open-air location, right in the middle of the school’s main building, was a nice break from all the brick walls and st...

Getting to Know Mr. Jantzen

Nikita Rodov

December 2, 2019

Mr. Janzten is currently the assistant principal for grades 9 and 11. Over the past year, he has made the transition from teaching 9th grade Earth Science. Many people have been wondering about his new role in Kennedy, as wel...

The New and Improved Senior Experience

Mikayla Gorelin

December 2, 2019

  For the 2019-2020 school year, the Kennedy administration has decided to change the way Senior Experience works. Instead of an internship for three weeks in June, students will be doing work experience throughout the ...

JFK Homecoming 2019

Max Friefeld

December 2, 2019

On October 19th, the stage was set under the lights for football on the gridiron as JFK looked to beat New Hyde Park in the annual Homecoming game. School spirit was at a high on Tuesday as the week began with pajama day. Jer...

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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...

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