Happy Easter from the JFK school community. We hope all families celebrating today enjoy their day!
17 days ago, Kevin Hajduk
Easter
Kennedy School celebrates National Down Syndrome Day, observed annually on March 21st. Today is dedicated to raising awareness about Down syndrome and celebrating the valuable contributions of individuals with Down syndrome to their communities. It serves as a platform to advocate for their rights, inclusion, and opportunities for a fulfilling life. This day also provides an opportunity to educate society about the abilities and potential of people with Down syndrome, fostering a more inclusive and understanding world. Through various events, activities, and initiatives, National Down Syndrome Day encourages acceptance, support, and empowerment for individuals with Down syndrome and their families.
27 days ago, Kevin Hajduk
national Down syndrome
Friday, March 15th is the PTSO Pretzel Sale! Save the date!
about 1 month ago, Kevin Hajduk
Kennedy PTSO Pretzel Sale!
Kennedy School School Store opens on Tuesday, March 12th.
about 1 month ago, Kevin Hajduk
Kennedy School Store: Tues., March 12th
Happy Ramadan (March 10th - April 9th) from Kennedy Elementary School!
about 1 month ago, Kevin Hajduk
Happy Ramadan
This is a friendly reminder that Theater Week begins next Monday, March 11th. If you child/children are interested in participating, the permission slip must be submitted to the main office by the end of the school day.
about 1 month ago, Kevin Hajduk
Theater Week @ Kennedy School
Good morning, Remember today is an early dismissal due to teacher conferences for Kennedy Elementary School. Please be prompt picking up your child/children at 1pm and make sure to be at the bus stop at the prescribed time. Thank you.
about 1 month ago, Kevin Hajduk
1 PM DISMISSAL TODAY!
The South Plainfield School District has been closely monitoring the weather forecast for tomorrow, Tuesday, February 13, 2024. According to the latest predictions, rain is expected to start this evening, transitioning into snow between 5am-6am. Heavy snowfall rates of 1-2 inches per hour are expected until 11 a.m., leading to a total accumulation of 5-8 inches. Unfortunately, this coincides with our morning commute, posing hazardous driving conditions. As a result, the South Plainfield School District will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, February 13, 2024 to ensure the safety of our students, faculty, and staff. Please be advised, all sporting events and practices are being rescheduled, and coaches will be reaching out to individual team members with further updates. As always, we thank you for the strong partnership between the South Plainfield community and the South Plainfield School District. Stay safe and warm.
2 months ago, South Plainfield School District
THE HARLEM WIZARDS ARE COMING TO SOUTH PLAINFIELD!
3 months ago, Kevin Hajduk
THE HARLEM WIZARDS ARE COMING TO SOUTH PLAINFIELD!
SAVE THE DATE! MARCH 2, 2024
We have been closely monitoring the weather forecast throughout the day and while what will happen is still unknown at this time, the recent forecast is calling for a range of 3-5 inches of accumulated snow for South Plainfield and the surrounding areas tomorrow.   As of this evening the snow is predicted to begin at 5:00 a.m. and continue throughout the school day, making for a hazardous afternoon commute.   As a result of the accumulated snow predictions along with a concern with staffing within our transportation department the South Plainfield School District will be closed tomorrow, Friday, January 19, 2024. All district activities, including sporting events and practices, are cancelled for the day.     Be safe.
3 months ago, South Plainfield School District
In anticipation of predicted icy road conditions tomorrow morning, Wednesday, January 17, 2024, the South Plainfield School District will operate on a delayed opening schedule to ensure the safety of our students, faculty, and staff. The delayed opening will allow time for salting of Borough roads and prepare the schools for the students’ arrival. South Plainfield High School: start time 9:15 a.m. South Plainfield Middle School: start time 9:35 a.m. Grant School: start time 9:00 a.m. All Elementary Schools: start time 10:05 a.m. Preschool: start time 10:30 a.m. Additionally, transportation services will operate on a delayed schedule, and student breakfast and lunch will be served on an amended schedule. For any updates regarding after-school activities, athletic games, or practices, please check the district website throughout the school day. Please be advised that before care is canceled for tomorrow morning, January 17, 2024. We understand that the morning commute may pose challenges for our South Plainfield families. While we encourage you to drop off your children on time, we recognize that some delays may occur - take your time, your children will not be marked late. For our high school students driving to school, please prioritize safety- take your time, your well-being is our top priority. Be safe.
3 months ago, South Plainfield School District
As a result of predicted snow and ice accumulations during the morning commute the South Plainfield School District will be operating on a delayed opening schedule for tomorrow, Tuesday, January 16, 2024. South Plainfield High School start time - 9:15a.m. South Plainfield Middle School start time - 9:35 a.m. Grant School start time - 9:00 a.m. All Elementary Schools start time - 10:05 a.m. Preschool start time - 10:30 a.m. Please be advised transportation will be operating on a delayed schedule. Student breakfast and lunch will be served on an amended schedule. Please check the district website throughout the school day for any changes to after school activities or athletic games and practices. Before care is cancelled for tomorrow morning, January 16, 2024. We realize the commute may be difficult for our South Plainfield families and encourage you to drop your children at school on time, however if you are running late, take your time. Your children will not be marked late. High school students driving to school – take your time – The safety of the students, faculty, and staff is our top priority. Be safe.
3 months ago, South Plainfield School District
Friendly Reminder: NO SCHOOL on MONDAY, JANUARY 15th in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday.
3 months ago, Kevin Hajduk
Celebrating & Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
No School Monday, Jan. 15th
Good morning Families, Today is a delayed opening. Kennedy Elementary School's students are to report to Kennedy School at 10:05am. Thank you.
3 months ago, Kevin Hajduk
Elementary School Delayed Opening Time
As a result of the anticipated heavy rain and flooding predicted to occur throughout the South Plainfield Borough, the South Plainfield School District will be operating on a delayed opening schedule for tomorrow, Wednesday, January 10, 2024. South Plainfield High School start time 9:15a.m. South Plainfield Middle School start time 9:35 a.m. Grant School start time 9:00 a.m. All Elementary Schools start time 10:05 a.m. Preschool start time 10:30 a.m. Transportation will be operating on a delayed schedule. Please be advised an email was sent to parents/guardians previously alerting you to any changes to bus times and pickup/drop-off locations due to heavy rain and flooding in the Borough. Please check your email to see if your child’s bus stop location has been affected. You may also view the emergency flood bus stop locations by visiting the district website at www.spboe.org Keep in mind, the High School, Middle School, and Grant School continue to be affected by the emergency construction along Lane Avenue. We ask that you follow the same traffic pattern you followed at pickup this afternoon. The emergency construction is expected to cause heavy traffic delays; please plan accordingly. Student breakfast and lunch will be served on an amended schedule. Please check the district website throughout the school day for any changes to after school activities or athletic games and practices. Before care is cancelled for tomorrow morning, January 10, 2024. We realize the morning commute will be difficult for our South Plainfield families and encourage you to drop your children at school on time, however if you are running late, take your time. Your children will not be marked late. The safety of the students, faculty, and staff is our top priority. Be safe.
3 months ago, South Plainfield School District
Due to anticipated inclement weather, all after-school activities, including sporting events and clubs, are canceled for this afternoon, January 9, 2024.
3 months ago, South Plainfield School District
Hello Kennedy Families, This Thursday is the PTO Dine-Out Fundraiser at Buffalo Wild Wings from 11a-12am and Friday is the Pretzel Sale.
3 months ago, Kevin Hajduk
Upcoming PTO Events
Buffalo Wild Wings Dine-Out 11am -12am
Pretzel Sale
Kennedy School staff knows how to kick off winter break with a ton of holiday spirit and fun at drop-off! We wish our entire school community a joyous winter recess and the most wonderful new year! #KennedySpirit
4 months ago, Kevin Hajduk
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Kennedy School students could not wait for the snow to come and winter to begin tomorrow for their first snowball fight in Physical Education class. Thank you Ms. Mahon for teaching the students the proper way to throw a ball, especially a snowball! Happy Holidays everyone!
4 months ago, Kevin Hajduk
snowball 1
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The SPHS Choir gave a winter concert for the Kennedy students today. Thank you for a wonderful performance. The students really enjoyed it.
4 months ago, Kevin Hajduk
Dr. Kregler and the SPHS Select  Choir