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Hot Supper Program

Kennedy is now serving a "Hot Supper" to all students who are on campus after school. Food will be served at 2:50 PM - 3:20 PM. It's FREE to all students. Click on the attached flier for more information.

Kennedy Digital Design Students Visit Riot Creative Imaging in Venice for a Real World Experience

Students learned how designs are translated to print and saw client creations including: large scale laminated pieces for shop windows, billboards, and building interiors/exteriors. Students toured the facility and saw large format printing machines in action. A successful graphic designer needs to understand the print process and the necessary requirements to deliver files to a printing facility.

Kennedy Filmmaking Magnet Students Selected for Highly-Competitive TIP Summer Internship

These 9 juniors are: Liam Bailey, Bella Rodriguez, Navneen Goraya, Alex Posito, Bella Rodriguez, Melany Rodriguez, Sebastian Slaughter, Rafael Tinoco, Alex Garcia, and Ricardo Vasquez. Through this program, they will be paid for their summer internships with major media companies such as: Bad Robot, Illumination Entertainment, and NBC (just to name a few). Way to go, Cougars!

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

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.

Teaching Academy Host Danube & Tulsa Elementary for Dr. Seuss Day (Read Across America)

Kennedy celebrated reading and Dr. Seuss’s birthday on March 2 with over 300 elementary school students. The Teaching Academy coordinated the event with 20 Kennedy teachers. The elementary students participated in age-appropriate, Dr. Seuss-themed activities led by Kennedy students. The elementary students were escorted by Kennedy students, Danube and Tulsa staff, and parents. LA School Police ensured their safety by providing traffic control. The event ended with many happy faces and a better understanding of why reading is important.

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