John F. Kennedy Elementary School News

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May Calendar Of Events

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April 2017 Calendar

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Summer Reading

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School Office Closed

The Kennedy School office will be closed for vacation Monday, August 1, through Friday, August 5. Mrs. Franchi will return on Monday, August 8.

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

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March JFK Events Calendar

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October Calendar Of Events

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Picture Retake Day

Lifetouch Picture Retake Day

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Didn't get the smile your were looking for? Absent on our original picture day? Here is your second chance.

Send your original picture package back to school with your child on retake day. Please remember to keep the class picture at home.

If you have any questions or concerns, please call Lifetouch at 508-946-0777.

 

Class Placement Notification

Class placement letters will be mailed home to all students on Friday, August 5, 2016.

School begins for students in kindergarten, grade 1, grade 2, and grade 3 on Monday, August 29. Enjoy the remainder of you summer vacation.

Back To School!

All teachers will report back to school on Friday, August 26.

Students in Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, and Grade 3 will begin school on Monday, August 29.

Preschool students will begin school on Wednesday, September 7.

WE HOPE YOU ENJOY YOUR LAST DAYS OF SUMMER VACATION!

 

Holbrook School District Integrated Preschool

PRESCHOOL REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

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

Kindergarten Orientation

Kindergarten Orientation will be held on Tuesday, August 23, from 6:30 - 7:30 PM. This orientation is designed for you and your child to meet some of the staff including the principal, adjustment counselor, nurse, and teacher. You will have an opportunity to see your child's classroom and get an overview of our full day kindergarten program. We look forward to seeing you there!

School begins for kindergarten students on Monday, August 29.

November Calendar Of Events

View our November calendar of events by clicking here.

HEPG Fundraiser

The Holbrook Elementary Parent Group is selling bulldog Alex and Ani bracelets!

A GREAT GIFT IDEA!

Information on purchasing a bracelet can be found here.

Limited quantities available - be sure to place your order soon.

Kennedy School MCAS Testing Dates

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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. 

Preschool Orientation

Preschool Orientation will be held on the date and times listed below. The program is designed for you and your child to meet the teacher, see the classroom, and get an overview or our preschool program. We look forward to seeing you there!

3 Year Old Program - Wednesday, August 31 - 9:30 AM

4 Year Old Program - Wednesday, August 31 - 10:15 AM

School begins for preschool students on Wednesday, September 7.

 

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.

HEPG September News

Holbrook Elementary Parent Group Upcoming September Events

Scholastic Book Fair - Wednesday, September 14 - Open House Hours Only - 6:30 - 8:00 PM. Volunteers are needed for the book fair event! Please contact Danielle Harer if you can help at dharer2177@comcast.net

Meadow Farms Fundraiser - Students will bring brochures home on Wednesday, September 14. All orders are due back on Wednesday, September 28. Questions - Contact Lucie Santini at lsantini@verizon.net We thank you in advance for your support.

School Picture Day - Wednesday, September 21. Volunteers are needed. Please contact Danielle Harer if you can help at dharer2177@comcast.net

Maria's Pizza Fundraiser - Thursday, September 22 - 20% of all sales on this date go to HEPG - be sure to mention HEPG when placing your food order!

HEPG FIRST MEETING of the school year - Wednesday, September 28 - 6:30 PM - South School - ALL ARE WELCOME!

 

 

Annual Food Drive

The Kennedy School will hold a food drive the week of Monday, November 14 through Friday, November 18. Non-perishable food items can be dropped off in the front lobby. All donations will be given to the Holbrook Food Pantry to be shared with the local community.

Thanks in advance for any donation you can make!

Kennedy School Bus Routes 2016-2017

Kennedy School AM Bus Routes Click Here

Kennedy School PM Bus Routes Click Here

 

Lunch Price Increase for the 2016-2017 School Year

 

The Holbrook Public Schools School Committee voted on Thursday, July 21, 2016 to increase the lunch prices for the 2016-2017 School Year.  The prices increases are as follows:

John F. Kennedy Elementary School and South Elementary School will increase to $2.75
Holbrook Junior-Senior High School will increase to $2.85
Adult lunches will increase to $4.00