International Baccalaureate World School
The International Baccalaureate Program is a small learning community that provides highly motivated students an opportunity to pursue a rigorous, comprehensive curriculum based on a global perspective.
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2020 yearbooks are at the lowest price of the year through Friday, September 27th. Order now and pay only $60.00! Payment plans are available so you don't have to pay it all at once.
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Kennedy Open House
Open House Program
We are please to welcome visitor to our 2019 Open House! Following the Regional IB Information Session on Thursday, October 17th, from 5:30-6:30 p.m., join a tour to learn about our programs with fun and informative activities, including Healthcare Professions Academy demonstrations, a Theory of Knowledge/IB “Life is Just a Big Puzzle” session, and an IB Q&A in the Media Center. Our PTSA will have representatives at the Table Fair in the cafeteria; team coaches and P.E. teachers will be in the gymnasium with some of our scholar-athletes; Mr. Frempong will discuss our nationally-acclaimed LTI program in room 149, on Cavalier Court...and much more! The General Session starts at 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium with a slideshow of Kennedy Highlights! Please contact our Academy Coordinator, Casey_H_Siddons@mcpsmd.org, with questions. We look forward to seeing you there!
In support of Domestic Violence Awareness, the JFK Mental Health Ambassador Student Coalition will be holding a drive for donated toiletry items from October 21-31. Please consider donating items such as soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, toilet paper, hair products, baby supplies, etc. Drop off all items to first period classes or directly to the Counseling Department. Items will be donated to the House of Ruth for survivors fleeing domestic/ intimate partner violence.
Kennedy is now an approved MVA site! We will offer Driver Education and Learner’s Permit Prep classes for the 2019-2020 school year. Students have the option to register for the Learner’s Permit or Driver Education with Additional Supports course(s). The Learner’s Permit Prep course is open to all students, it helps prepare them for and pass the Maryland Learner’s Permit Test. The Driver Education with additional supports is only for students with an IEP or a 504 plan. This class includes differentiated instruction, supplemental aids and supports including a multi-sensory approach to learning.
Behind the wheel is one-on-one instruction with a dually certified MVA instructor and MSDE Special Educator. Additional time on quizzes and exams and smaller class sizes are provided. Families must first register at any campus location or by fax at 240-567-1877 using the attached registration form. Registered students with disabilities, IEP’s or a 504 plan must contact Natalie Martinez, WD&CE Disability Support Services Counselor at 240-567-4118 or email@example.com. Submit documentation to her by email in order to receive accommodations in the classroom. Classes start on October 14th. Please CLICK HERE for more information or contact Ms. Boddie-Jackson at Kennedy if you have questions. You may download a registration form here.
IMPORTANT UPDATES TO KIDS RIDE FREE PROGRAM
Please CLICK HERE for important information re changes to the Montgomery County Kids Ride Free Program.
Semester 1 activity buses will run from September 24th through January 23rd. You may click here for a full schedule and a list of routes.
The Back-to-School documents will be posted here as they become available. Please check back on a regular basis to make sure you are accessing all the information you need for the start of the 2019-20 school year!
Los documentos de regreso a la escuela se publicarán aquí cuando estén disponibles. ¡Vuelva a visitarnos regularmente para asegurarse de que está accediendo a toda la información que necesita para el comienzo del año escolar 2019-20!
NOTE RE SCHOOL SUPPLIES: In high school, school supplies are very subject-specific, meaning that different teachers (Math, English, Science, etc.) require different supplies. Therefore, we recommend that students come to school prepared with all the basic supplies that the know they will need (backpack, folders, writing utensils, paper, notebooks, etc.), and they will receive lists of any additional required supplies from their teachers during the first days of the school year.
Counselor Assignments for 2020
Please note that there are new counselor assignments for the 2019-20 school year. Please visit the Counseling page for more details.
Register to Vote
Students who are at least 16 years old are eligible to register to vote. Voter registration forms are available in the counseling office, or may be downloaded from this site (Solicitud de Inscripción como Votante de Maryland en Español). For additional information, please visit the Maryland State Board of Elections voter registration page.
COMCAST INTERNET ESSENTIALS
Notice From the Maryland State Department of Education:
Internet Essentials, Comcast’s low-cost home internet service, is a comprehensive, wrap-around program that provides low-cost internet services for $9.95 a month, the option to purchase an internet-ready computer for less than $150, and access to free digital literacy training in print, online, and in person. Any household eligible for the National School Lunch Program, as well as households that receive HUD housing assistance, may qualify for Internet Essentials. Please see the Internet Essentials website for additional details.
Internet Essentials, el servicio de Internet en el hogar a bajo costo de Comcast, es un programa integral y completo que proporciona servicios de Internet a bajo costo por $ 9.95 al mes, la opción de comprar una computadora con acceso a Internet por menos de $ 150, y acceso gratuito a Internet. Capacitación en alfabetización impresa, en línea y en persona. Cualquier hogar elegible para el Programa Nacional de Almuerzos Escolares, así como los hogares que reciben asistencia de vivienda de HUD, pueden calificar para Internet Essentials. Consulte el sitio web de Internet Essentials para obtener detalles adicionales.