August 1, 2019
Hello Cougar Family,
Welcome to the 2019-20 school year! To our new families, welcome! We are excited to have you join in on our journey. To our returning families, I am looking forward to seeing all of you in the coming weeks.
The first day of school is Monday, August 19. School begins at 8:00. On August 19, all students will be released at 1:05pm. I know you are all eager to find out who your child’s teacher will be. Class lists will be posted on Friday, August 16, at 4:30pm. Please remember that all lists are tentative, and no changes will be made in the first two weeks of school.
On Friday, August 16, families will have the opportunity to attend our Second Annual Backpack Giveaway. The event will be from 10:00am-12:00pm, and supplies are limited. During the event, you will have the opportunity to fill out lunch applications, receive a backpack, and learn more about Jazz Progressions.
Our school uniform will remain the same. All students are expected to come to school in uniform every day. Our monthly free dress days are the same day as the student of the month assemblies, and the first Friday of each month is college shirt/sweater day, but uniform bottoms need to be worn. The uniform consists of a navy blue or white polo shirt and black bottoms (shorts, skirts, pants, rompers). Jackets and sweaters should be solid black. Kennedy hoodies and polo shirts can be purchased in the front office.
We already have plenty of exciting events lined up, and you will be receiving calendars on a regular basis. We will host the FMSD Board of Education for a community meeting on Tuesday, August 27, from 6:30-7:30, and I hope all of you will join us! Our Back to School Night is scheduled for September 12, from 5:30-7:00pm.
The office is now open from 8:00-4:00. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to be in touch with us. If you need to reach the office, you can call 408.283.6325. You can also keep up with our latest news by visiting our website www.Kennedy.FMSD.org and liking our Facebook Page www.facebook.com/FMSDKennedy.