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Kennedy High School Educator Named MCPS Teacher of the Year


Mike Williams nominated for Maryland State Teacher of the Year

Kennedy High School is extremely proud of Social Studies Resource Teacher Michael Williams, who was named the 2016-17 MCPS Teacher of the Year. At the 14th annual Champions for Children Awards Celebration, an event honoring excellence in education, MCPS Board of Education President Michael Durso described Mr. Williams as "the embodiment of our “Inspiring Excellence” theme...He inspires his students to challenge expectations and tackle obstacles to their success. He is an educator, role model, and mentor. I congratulate Mr. Williams and all of our awardees tonight.” Congratulations, Mike Williams! Click here to read more about the award and the event.

Summer School

2017 Summer School course offerings are now available on the MCPS website. Registration will begin on May 3rd. Summer School this year will be at Northwood, Walter Johnson and Watkins Mill this year. Wootton will be the site of a blended learning environment, offering courses using a hybrid of classroom and online instruction; students will have classroom time from 8:00-11:30 every day with independent work in the afternoons and teacher-led webinars two days each week. All Summer School fees remain the same as last year.

Summer School paperwork will be available in the Counseling Office the week following spring break.

Rec Zone After School Program

Kennedy High School is excited to announce a new, completely free, after school program called Rec Zone! This program will be from 2:30-4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, from January 23rd through June 1st. Students will be able to play video and board games, do arts and crafts, sports, music, get academic support, and more—at no cost! Registration forms are available for download here and hard copies may be obtained in the main office and the counseling office. Click here for more information, or call the Montgomery County Department of Recreation Youth Development office at 240-777-8080.

9th Grade Class T-Shirts

Please click here to order your Class of 2020 Freshman Shirt!

Back to School Packet

For information on requirements for fall sports including forms and team schedules, visit the Athletics page of our website.