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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.

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.

JFK Drama Club Winter Play

JFK Drama Club presents First Kisses

Check It Out! 2017 Breast Cancer Education Program

On February 9, 2017, Kennedy High School is proud to offer a breast cancer awareness and information seminar to 11th and 12th grade female students and their mothers and/or female guardians. This program, offered biannually, is free and offered during the school day. Professional staff members from Suburban Hospital will provide information and materials about breast cancer and breast self-awareness. Students are encouraged to ask questions about breast cancer, which is the most common form of cancer in women. If for some reason you do not want your student to participate in this program, you must opt her out by returning this non-participation form to the JFK Health Room.

Back to School Packet

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