Welcome to John F. Kennedy High School
Home of the Commanders!

As Commanders, we are advocates of our passions, challengers of inequity, and champions of change. We find P.R.I.D.E. (Professionalism, Respect, Inclusion, Dedication, and Excellence) in shaping a more inclusive global community and taking command of our role within that world.

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JROTC Practice
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JROTC Practice
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BVIS Continuation Ceremony
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JROTC Practice
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Future Commander – Counseling Office Hours
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JFK Food Pantry
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JROTC Practice
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JROTC Practice
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JROTC Practice
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JFK Food Pantry
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JFK Food Pantry
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JFK HS Collaborative School Committee Meeting
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JFK HS Collaborative School Committee Meeting
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JFK HS Collaborative School Committee Meeting
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JFK HS Collaborative School Committee Meeting
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JFK Food Pantry
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Principal’s Advisory Committee
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EARLY RELEASE FOR ALL STUDENTS
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JFK Food Pantry
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Jul
JFK Food Pantry
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JFK Food Pantry
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Jul
JFK HS Collaborative School Committee Meeting
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JFK HS Collaborative School Committee Meeting
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JFK HS Collaborative School Committee Meeting
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JFK HS Collaborative School Committee Meeting
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JFK Food Pantry
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Jul
Principal’s Advisory Committee
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Jul
JFK Food Pantry
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Aug
JFK Food Pantry
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Aug
School Pictures for all Incoming 9th Grade Students
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Aug
JFK Food Pantry
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Aug
JFK HS Collaborative School Committee Meeting
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JFK HS Collaborative School Committee Meeting
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JFK HS Collaborative School Committee Meeting
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JFK HS Collaborative School Committee Meeting
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Aug
JFK Food Pantry
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Aug
Principal’s Advisory Committee
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JFK Food Pantry
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Picture Day – Day 1 (of 2)
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Aug
EARLY RELEASE FOR ALL STUDENTS
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Aug
JFK Food Pantry
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Picture Day – Day 2 (of 2)
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Sep
JFK Food Pantry
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JFK Food Pantry
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JFK HS Collaborative School Committee Meeting
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Sep
JFK HS Collaborative School Committee Meeting
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JFK HS Collaborative School Committee Meeting
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JFK HS Collaborative School Committee Meeting
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JFK Food Pantry
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Principal’s Advisory Committee
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Principal Selection Hiring Timeline- Update

As previously shared, Principal Tiffany Almon will be leaving JFK at the end of the school year. We are grateful for the positive impact that she has made in the lives of our students. Please read this letter for an update on the three finalists and the hiring timeline. The linked document contains English, Spanish and Vietnamese translations.


Finals Schedule

Finals will begin on Wednesday, May 29 and conclude on Friday, May 31. If a student needs to make up an exam, they must set up an appointment with their teacher. Make up exams will be scheduled forJune 3 or 4. Please review the schedule below!


Online Registration for 2024-25

Save time by updating your student’s information online! By completing this process using your Parent Portal account, you can avoid paper forms and save time at the school during the fall return. All SchoolChoice applicants must have an accepted seat prior to registering their student. Select one of the windows available to register your student(s) online for 2024-25:  

To register online, primary legal guardians of current DPS students must have an active DPS Parent Portal account. Visit myportal.dpsk12.org to sign up, or to check that your account is active and ready.

For more information on how to complete online registration, contact the front office or visit schoolchoice.dpsk12.org.


Important Dates for the Class of 2024

Seniors, please familiarize yourself with the dates below. Additional information for Seniors can be found on this page.


Commander Communicator: 5/24/24

Congratulations to our Class of 2024 Graduates! It was a pleasure celebrating many of you at Senior Awards and Senior Brunch and we are looking forward to shaking your hands as you cross the finish line at DU’s Magness Arena at 8 a.m…. Continue Reading

Commander Communicator: 5/17/24

Congratulations to all of our instrumental and vocal musicians who performed on Tuesday night! The night was magical, and Mr. Hernandez did a fabulous job of honoring our Seniors. Huge shout out to the students who earned their Seal of Biliteracy!… Continue Reading

Commander Communicator: 5/10/24

I want to give a HUGE shout out to the JFK JROTC Honor Platoon Cadets who placed 4th overall in the 2024 Army Nationals last Friday in Daytona Florida! This means they are literally the 4th best Honor Platoon in the Nation!… Continue Reading

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