Kennedy High School values all stakeholders. Parents and Community members are invited to come to our Parent Center, fill up on a warm cup of coffee, and get the latest news and events on campus. Parents will hear news about the instructional program, gain strategies to assist their children, ask questions and/or share concerns that will impact student academic achievement.
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CSF is now accepting applications for the Fall 2018. If you had no D's and Fail's on your final Spring 2018 report card, you might be eligible to be a member of this honor society. Pick up an application from Ms. Serrano in room B 200, or at the CSF table on Friday during Club Rush. All applications are due no later than August 30, 2018.
Students will have their pictures taken on Monday, August 27 (Grades 9 and 12) and Tuesday, August 28 (Grades 10 and 11) during their English classes. Students will receive their free ID's on the spot and parents can order any of the various attached picture packages. You can also order your picture packages online at: www.Whites-Studios.com/k-11photos
Back to School Night gives parents the opportunity to: meet your child’s teachers; review the teachers’ syllabus; understand the teachers' expectations; know the textbooks your child uses for their classes; become familiar with the curriculum; and learn how each teacher’s grading system works.
Kennedy earned a silver medal by US News and World Report for Best High Schools in California based the student accessibility to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Kennedy is 37%. Schools are ranked based on their performance on state-required tests and how well they prepare students for college.
Congratulations Boys Volleyball for winning the 2018 CIF LA City Division 2 Championship! Their commitment, dedication, and sacrifice resulted in the ultimate reward. Now they are off to the State in playoffs at Garden Grove High School, which begin Tuesday, May 22. Go Cougars!
On Friday, May 18, 2018, Kennedy choir students had the honor and privilege to sing at Walt Disney Concert Hall with the Los Angeles Master Chorale under the direction of Grant Gershon. It was open to the public. Thank you, Ms. Jones, for arranging such an incredible opportunity for our students!
On May 2nd, Digital Design students had the honor of video conferencing with Paula Scher, arguably the most influential female graphic designer of our time. Ms. Scher answered questions and critiqued individual student work during the 50 minute session. Ms.Scher is one of 20 partners at Pentagram in New York City, which is the world’s largest independently-owned design studio. Pentagram's work encompasses graphics and identity, architecture and interiors, products and packaging, exhibitions and installations, websites and digital experiences, advertising and communications.
The competition was April 19-22. They won $3,000 for Chapter of Excellence. Sofia Mejia, Emily Chun, and Kimberly Barocio won a Gold for Outstanding Chapter. Nico Dela Fuente won a Gold for Pin Design. Francisco Mejia, Jennifer Garcia, and Kimberly Aguilar won a Silver for American Spirit. Heavenly Ambriz and Arturo Hernandez won a Silver for TV (Video) Production. Emily Chun, Francisco Mejia, Jacob Solorzano, and Bridget Couzin won a Bronze for Entrepreneurship. The $3,000 will help pay for travel expenses to Nationals in Louisville, Kentucky.
For the third year in a row, Digital Design students attended a workshop at Snapchat and worked side-by-side with Snap designers to create Geofilters for a variety of non-profits such as: Venice Arts, Wayfarer, Bixel Exchange and Big Brothers Big Sisters. Students were offered the opportunity to work on their Geofilters during lunch and after school. This experience earned them the privilege of attending this special work-based learning activity. Thanks Snapchat!