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School Events

AP Exams
Date: 5/2/2016
Teacher Appreciation Week
Date: 5/2/2016
Adult Education: Get Your Diploma
Date: 5/2/2016, 8:30 AM 9:30 AM
Location: Parent Center
Prom Ticket Sales
Date: 5/2/2016, 12:15 PM 12:51 PM
Location: Between Building A & Library
Boys/Girls Swimming @ San Fernando
Date: 5/2/2016, 2:30 PM 5 PM
Date: 5/2/2016, 3 PM 4 PM
Location: Parent Center
Serrano Magnet Tutoring
Date: 5/2/2016, 3 PM 4 PM
Location: B200
Varsity Baseball / JV Softball vs Van Nuys
Date: 5/2/2016, 3 PM 5 PM
Location: Kennedy High School
Varsity Softball / JV Baseball vs Van Nuys
Date: 5/2/2016, 3 PM 5 PM
Location: Kennedy HS
AP Exams
Date: 5/3/2016
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Cougar News

Teaching Academy Students Teach at Danube Elementary

On April 7, Teaching Academy Students started teaching at Danube Elementary. Kennedy has partnered up with Junior Achievement to develop lesson plans that are engaging for students in grades K-5. These Kennedy Cougars will be teaching at Danube Elementary School for the next 5 weeks.

Kennedy Wins Gold at the SkillsUSA State Competition

Congratulations to our SkillsUSA team who competed in the California state conference in San Diego, California. Samantha Crende and Jerry Cerda won the Gold Medal in Television Production and are now going to represent California at the National SkillsUSA conference in Louisville, Kentucky this June. This is the 3rd gold medal in a row for our magnet filmmaking program.

Architecture, Digital Design, and Filmmaking Magnet Honored by Magnet Schools of America

Kennedy's Architecture/Digital Design/Filmmaking Magnet has been honored by the Magnet Schools of America as a leading school in the nation for achievement and creative excellence. This award, "Magnet School of Distinction", was awarded to only 8 magnet schools in California that have demonstrate high academic excellence, specialized curriculum and instruction, and family engagement. Magnet Schools of America is a national organization that represents over 4,000 magnet schools across the country.

Congratulations to Our Academic Decathlon Team Who Won 14 Medals!

Silver Medals for Interview: Alexis Miranda & Ralph Morales
Gold Medal for Interviews: Maranda Bernal, Larissa, Ramirez, & Ricardo Carrillo
Silver Medal for Speech: Michelle Vo & Caridad Valle
Gold Medal for Speech: Ricardo Carrillo, Alexix Miranda, Ralph Morales, & Larissa Ramirez
Bronze Medal for Essay: Ricardo Carrillo
Team High Scorer: Ricard Carrillo (Second Year in a Row!)
Overall Team Award: 3rd Place in the school district in the Speech Competition

Congratulations to Our SRLA Team Who Completed the 26.2 Mile LA Marathon on Valentine's Day

Student Runners: Louis Del Rio, George Chavez, Lillybeth Figueroa, Gustavo Flores, Harold Benitez, Stephanie Santoyo, Maria Prado, Matthew Ortega, Bianca Martin, Evvie Alonso, Haik Grigoryan, Andres Jarrin, Angel Chaidez, Jillian Landos, Claudio Flores, Marilynn Camacho, Cindy Nguyen, and Nelson Quiroa
Staff Sponsors: Mary Cervantes, Lauren Cervantes, Gabriel Cedillo, and Jacinto Garcia

Kennedy Band & Color Guard Students March with Honor Band in Rose Parade & MLK Day Parade

22 band and 4 color guard students were selected to be part of the 44th Edition of the LAUSD All-City High School Honor Band. This year Kennedy has the highest number of students in the Honor Band. These 26 students practiced during Winter Break to get ready to participate in events such as: Disney's California Adventure, Tournament of Roses Bandfest, Rose Parade, and the Kingdom Day Parade in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. This is the 9th year Mr. Ibarra's has served as an Assistant Band Director for the LAUSD All-City High School Honor Band.

New Gifted Medical Magnet in 2016-2017 (Grades 9-12)

Kennedy was chosen to open a new highly gifted, gifted, and high ability magnet for the 2016-17 school year serving 450 students. Normally the process for opening a magnet takes several years, but because of the great need in our community for such a program, this process has been expedited. We intended to further develop the Biomedical Health and Fitness Academy to include Sports Medicine. This magnet will be open to all qualified students in grades 9-12. For more Information contact Ms. Wellbaum, Magnet Coordinator, @ (818) 271-2912.

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