Weekly Family Newsletter: 12/13/21

        Dear Commander Community, Huge shout out to choir, instrumental music, and unified theater for their amazing performances last week! It is wonderful to see a semester’s worth of hard work pay off in such beautiful and entertaining performances!… Continue Reading

Weekly Family Newsletter: 12/6/21

        Dear Commander Community, I'd like to begin this week’s communicator by asking that all Commanders take a moment of silence for one of our students who lost their life this past week. Our condolences and prayers go out to all members of our community that are grieving,… Continue Reading

Weekly Family Newsletter: 11/29/21

        Dear Commander Community, I am so excited to welcome you back after the Thanksgiving Break! I hope that you were able to find time to relax, rejuvenate, and spend time with friends and loved ones. I am extremely grateful to be a part of this genuine,… Continue Reading

Weekly Family Newsletter: 11/15/21

Dear Commander Community, Huge shout out to Ivan Calderon-Vigil, Jazmyn Vigil, and Ezekiel Romero for speaking up and out to our staff on Wednesday about how we can improve as a school in honoring and respecting our Native students and their culture…. Continue Reading

Cap and Gown Orders

Hello Senior Families, This is a friendly reminder to order your cap and gowns! Balfour will be at Kennedy tomorrow during lunch as well as on December 6th.  The cost of the cap and gown is $35.  The price will go up after December 10th. … Continue Reading

Weekly Family Newsletter: 11/8/21

        Dear Commander Community, We continue to celebrate Native American Heritage Month and lift up our P.R.I.D.E. value of Dedication as we honor and recognize the accomplishments and achievements of our Native American Community. Check out these cool events in and around Denver that highlight Indigenous People. … Continue Reading

Senior Class Photo Purchase

Hey Senior Families, Thank you to everyone who was able to participate in the senior class photo today! Many of you have already started making purchases online but the photographer will be at Kennedy in the main hall during lunch tomorrow and Thursday making sales in person…. Continue Reading

Weekly Family Newsletter: 11/1/21

        Dear Commander Community, November is Native American Heritage Month, and this is a time to truly reflect on how we can be more inclusive and celebratory of our beautiful differences and to dedicate ourselves to thinking deeply about the positive impact and effects our Native American community members have had on our Nation. … Continue Reading

Weekly Newsletter: 11/1/22

          Para leer este mensaje en español, haga clic aquí. Dear Commander Community, The first week of school was quite a success! Students learned and reacquainted with the school, got a ton of exercise tackling our school’s stairwells and five flights of stairs,… Continue Reading

Class of 2022 Photo

Hello Families, We have recently received approval to host our Senior Class of Photo in our gym! We will be hosting this event for ALL seniors on Tuesday, November 2nd at 8:45 AM. Students will need to wear their masks until it is time to take the photo…. Continue Reading

Weekly Family Newsletter: 10/25/21

          Dear Commander Community, All families and students received their Quarter 1 progress report on Friday through email. Please take time as a family to celebrate successes from the first 9 weeks of school and game plan actions to overcome challenges…. Continue Reading

Weekly Family Newsletter: 10/18/21

        Dear Commander Community, Thank you so much to those of you who attended virtual conferences and our Fall Choir Conference. Connecting with teachers and attending extracurricular events builds our school to home connection, which is critical to the success of our students. … Continue Reading

Weekly Family Newsletter: 10/11/21

        Dear Commander Community, Monday is Indigenous Peoples’ Day, a day for us to recognize and celebrate the impact and influence Indigenous Peoples have had on our country throughout history. See President Biden’s Presidential Proclamation of Indigenous Peoples’… Continue Reading

Take Command of Your Future Month

Hello Commanders, Take Command of Your Future Month officially kicked off on October 1st! John F. Kennedy High School is excited to partner with DPS for Career and College Success Month to celebrate the postsecondary achievements and goals of our students…. Continue Reading

Weekly Family Newsletter: 10/4/21

        Dear Commander Community, We are officially 6 weeks into the 21-22 school year. It is more critical than ever that we unite and remember that we are STronger Together as we work towards becoming the best high school in Denver Metro and living our PRIDE Values and Vision…. Continue Reading