John F. Kennedy Elementary School News

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New Traffic Map For Holbrook Schools

Please be aware of the new traffic map at the Holbrook PreK-12 complex. 

This will take effect on
Monday, December 11, 2017.

New Traffic Plan Effective 12/11/17

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May Calendar Of Events

View our May calendar of events by clicking here.

April 2017 Calendar

See our April Calendar of Events by clicking here.

December Calendar Of Events

Happy Holidays! December is packed with events.

Visit our calendar by clicking here.


Integrated Preschool September 2017 Enrollment

The Holbrook School District is now accepting applications for its tuition-based, integrated preschool program for the 2017-2018 school year.

Click here for program details and a copy of the Integrated Preschool Role Model Application.

January JFK Events Calendar

Visit our January calendar of events by clicking here.

March JFK Events Calendar

Visit our March calendar of events by clicking here.

November Calendar Of Events

View our November calendar of events by clicking here.

Holbrook School District Integrated Preschool


The Holbrook Public School District is accepting applications for its tuition-based, integrated preschool program for the 2017-2018 school year.  
Names will be selected by lottery.

Preschool Registration Now Open
Applicants must reside in the town of Holbrook AND residency verification must be completed before applications are entered into the preschool lottery.  
Download Application

February JFK Calendar Of Events

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View our February calendar of events by clicking here.

2017 - 2018 Bus Information

Bus 2017-2018 BUS UPDATE
We are working diligently on the bus schedules for the next school year and trying to make sure that we can bus students in grades K - 12 who live 1 mile or more from the new school. In the next few weeks, we will contact all families to let them know whether their children qualify for busing or if they do not because they live within 1 mile. Thank you for your patience!

A Bus Transportation Letter for students in Grades K - 12 was sent home on Wednesday, June 14. We are asking all families to return the letter indicating whether or not your child will ride the bus next year as soon as possible. If you did not receive the letter, you can download from the link below. Students in Grades 1 - 12 must live 1.0 miles or over from the school address, 245 South Franklin Street, to qualify for the bus. All Kindergarten students are eligible for the bus.

Bus Transportation Letter

New School Building Tour Dates

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The moment you have all been waiting for is here! 


In an effort to accommodate different schedules, we have provided a variety of dates and times for elementary students and families to come visit the new elementary school. Each scheduled open tour will consist of a 30 minute guided elementary tour and a 30 minute Q & A session. 


*Please note these tours are for Building A only. (Building A is the elementary school.)


Open tours for the elementary school are as follows:


Monday, August 21 @ 10:00AM

(Building A only)

Monday, August 21 @ 6:00PM

(Building A only)

Wednesday, August 23 @ 8:00AM

(Building A only)


Wednesday, August 23 @ 2:00PM

(Building A only)


Thursday, August 24 @ 12:00PM

(Building A only)

John F Kennedy Elementary Student Handbook 17-18

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In an effort to "Go Green" this year, the 2017-2018 Student Handbook in on our website. If anyone would like a paper copy, please send a note to your child's homeroom teacher and/or contact the main office at 781-767-4600.

Please review the Student Handbook with your child and return the signed form that was located in his/her Back to School Parent Communication Folder as soon as possible.

You can access the Student Handbook by clicking here.


Kennedy School Bus Routes 2017-2018


Kennedy School AM Bus Routes Click Here

Kennedy School PM Bus Routes Click Here


Kennedy School MCAS Testing Dates


Grade 3 MCAS Testing Dates

Wednesday, April 26               ELA, Session 1

Thursday, April 27                   ELA, Session 2

Friday, April 28                        ELA, Session 3

Tuesday, May 9                      Math, Session 1

Wednesday, May 10               Math, Session 2

**Please refrain from making appointments on these testing dates.**


Withdrawing Your Student From The Kennedy School

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We are asking any/all families that anticipate moving out of district over the summer to notify the office ASAP so that appropriate student files and documents can be put aside. 

Kindergarten Registration

To be eligible for entrance to kindergarten in September 2017 a child must be at least five (5) years old by August 31, 2017. Registration for kindergarten was held in March.

Packets were mailed home to eligible families in early March. If you live in Holbrook and have a child whose birth date falls between September 1, 2011, and August 31, 2012, please call the school at 781-767-4600 extension 5 to request a packet if you did not receive one.

Please note that no child will be registered without a Verification of Residency receipt which can be obtained at the Central Office. Your child must live in Holbrook to attend our full-day kindergarten program.

June Calendar Of Events

View our June calendar of events by clicking here.

Meet Us

Come Meet the Starting Lineup…Our Administrative Team for the 2017-2018 School Year!


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Julie S. Hamilton

Superintendent of Holbrook Public Schools


    Julie Hamilton was born and raised in Holbrook and has been a proud member of the Holbrook Learning Community since 1997. Throughout her successful 20 year career in the Holbrook Public Schools, Mrs. Hamilton has served in many roles from Title One paraprofessional, special education teacher (inclusion & sub separate), elementary school teacher (grades 4-6), lead teacher, assistant principal, and principal of the South School. Under Mrs. Hamilton’s leadership, as principal, the South School was added to a short list of schools titled, the Most Commendable Schools in Massachusetts-a list complied by Governor Deval Patrick! In the summer of 2013,  ......

Click here to see all our staff


Summer Reading

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John F Kennedy School Phone Numbers

Thank you for your patience as we transition into our new Pre-K-12 Facility.

Main Number

To contact the main office in the Kennedy School, please dial 781-767-4600.

Enter extension number 5 or 11021 for Mrs. Franchi in the main office.

To reach Mrs. Koffink, enter extension number 12121.

245 S. Franklin Street   |   Holbrook, MA 02343
Phone: (781) 767-4600   |  Fax: (781) 767-7273