Kennedy students go the extra mile during morning tutorial sessions

Kennedy Middle School has developed a morning tutorial program to ensure all students are provided with adequate support and resources to exceed their academic goals. Each morning as students arrive, they are given a grab-and-go breakfast and escorted to their assigned tutorial class for the day.  On Mondays and Tuesday students attend math tutorial. Reading tutorials... Continue Reading →

‘Cooking Matters’ inspires Kennedy students to create healthy cuisine

This school year, the Logan Wilkes Foundation developed a new component to their partnership with Kennedy Middle School. The Logan Wilkes Foundation, in conjunction with GPAN (Georgia Coalition for Physical Activity and Nutrition), is currently offering  a Cooking Matters class for Kennedy Middle students. Cooking Matters plays a critical role in the Share Our Strength’s No Kid... Continue Reading →

Student Spotlight of the Week

Name: Edward Curney III School: Carver High School- Health Sciences & Research Grade: 12th Grade “Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile.” -Vince Lombardi Edward Curney III, a 12th grader at Carver... Continue Reading →

Kennedy Middle & Drew Charter Student Swap 2013

This year, students and teachers from Drew Charter School share a building with Kennedy Middle School students. Kennedy students will share their campus with Drew for one year while Drew Charter’s Senior Academy is being constructed. Recently, students at Kennedy Middle School and Drew Charter School participated in student swap day. Student swap day was developed... Continue Reading →

Kennedy Middle School Girls Engage in Sports, Leadership and Learning

A group of 8th grade girls from Kennedy Middle School were selected to participate in the 2nd Annual APS Day of Play for Girls held at Grady High School on August 16, 2013. Kennedy Middle was among the 13 schools selected to participate in the event.  The girls thoroughly enjoyed the day full of play, sports, leadership and learning. The... Continue Reading →

Drew Charter School’s Day One

Submitted by the Office of Innovation On Tuesday, July 30, Drew Charter School students started their first day of school on two campuses. The elementary students were welcomed to their original campus, in the East Lake community, with open arms by their principal, Mr. Don Doran. The students were enthusiastic and eager to learn as... Continue Reading →

Academic Night at Kennedy Middle School

Kennedy Middle School recently hosted its first Academic Night for parents and students.  Academic Night consisted of dynamic student-led classroom presentations, an informative PTA meeting, and a gourmet spaghetti dinner. Students served as hosts and hostesses, and they provided  parents and community stakeholders with a wonderful welcome. Each parent was given an opportunity to walk in the shoes of their middle... Continue Reading →

Essay Contest Encourages Students at Kennedy to Achieve Academic Success

The Logan Wilkes Foundation recently sponsored the “Tell Me Your Story” essay contest at Kennedy Middle School. Kennedy Middle School students were encouraged to formulate their essays as if they were describing their life story to a complete stranger. The Logan Wilkes Foundation aims to educate, empower and enrich the lives of youth.  The foundation is founded by Mr.... Continue Reading →

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