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Advanced Architecture Class Presents Competing Plans to Modernize Kennedy's Main Entrance

Kennedy SkillsUSA Design students presented 5 unique design proposals to the LAUSD Facilities Services Division to modernize Kennedy’s Main Entrance. Components from each teams design will be incorporated into the final design concept. The ideas include: trees planted along the sidewalk; a large, terrazzo Kennedy Cougar logo inset into the concrete; a raised seating area; a sail-shaped shade devices; and a tile wall showcasing Kennedy’s unique programs.

Kennedy Ranked One of Best High Schools in the Nation by U.S. News & World Report AGAIN!

Kennedy is recognized in the National Rankings and earned a bronze medal. Schools are ranked based on their performance on state-required tests and how well they prepare students for college. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement course work and exams. The AP participation rate is 29%. Kennedy is 1 of 247 high schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Preschool Enrollment Now Open for Kennedy's Cubs: Open to Children 2½-5 Years Old

Kennedy High School’s Careers With Children class provides a campus preschool. The children are under the supervision of one adult and twenty or more high school students who are enrolled in the Careers With Children class.
When: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Hours: 10:30am– 12:10 pm.
Who: Children ages 2½-5 years old (must be potty trained)
Fees: $20 registration and monthly tuition $20

Architecture/Digital Design/Filmmaking Magnet Student Valeria Berrospid Wins Ryman Arts Award

This award is a two-year scholarship entitling Valeria to attend advanced art classes in drawing and painting. The classes, which are led by master art teachers, allow her to attend while still in high school. Valeria will also receive free art supplies for 2 years, attend fabulous art related field trips, and attend lectures given by an impressive roster of guest speakers in the art field.

Fall 2107 Tutoring Schedule

Click on to see this semester's tutoring schedule. The ARC Tutoring Center will be opened in the morning and in the afternoon. See the attached schedule. All other tutorial services will be from 3-4pm. Our tutors are ready to help you.

Kennedy Wall of Fame Honors Distinguished Alumni, Teachers, Coaches, and Staff

Kennedy unveiled the Wall of Fame to recognize notable alumni and staff serving 20 plus years on Thursday, June 8. Former City Councilwoman and City Controller Wendy Greuel, former NFL Patriot Dion Lambert, and former Angels baseball player Garret Anderson were present. Current and retired staff members reminisced Kennedy’s beginnings as an integrated campus in the era of busing.

Kennedy Cheer Wins 1st Place at World Class Cheer Competition

After placing 2nd on February 17 at the School Cheer National Championship in Las Vegas, Kennedy's co-ed competition team made a well-deserved come back and placed first place at the West Coast Challenge in Rancho Cucamonga on March 4. This is their second victory. On December 3, Kennedy Cheer also won first place at the Golden Classic, which took place at Six Flags Magic Mountain.

Kennedy Celebrates the Grand Opening of the New UCLA-Sponsored Fitness Center

Kennedy High School partnered with UCLA Health and their Sound Body Sound Mind program to build a comprehensive physical education program. The grant has provided a state-of-the-art physical fitness center on our campus to help fight obesity and improve the health and lives of our students, staff, and community. The program also includes access to their Sound Body Sound Mind curriculum and the corresponding professional development for our staff, This the beginning of an incredible budding partnership with UCLA. For more information go to:
https://www.uclahealth.org/soundbodysoundmind/what-we-do

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