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Kennedy Middle School

Welcome to Kennedy Middle School.  Our mission for our students is to create an atmosphere that encourages students to acquire the academic skills and knowledge for continued school success and life-long learning as well as promote the virtues of good character and integrity.

Kennedy School Hours 8:00 - 2:30
Main Office        781-314-5560
Absentee  Line   781-314-5670 - Please only use this line before 7:30 a.m. After that, call the main office line.

To email a teacher the email address is                                 firstnamelastname@walthampublicschools.org or you can log in to your portals account.

Don't have a portals yet? Click this link to sign up! https://www.walthampublicschools.org/technology/families/plus-portals/

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James and the Giant Peach Musical
Tickets to Kennedy’s James and the Giant Peach now available online!!! Get them before we sell out (AGAIN)
ChangeMaker Academy: 8th Graders Apply Now!
ChangeMaker Academy is an interdisciplinary, project-based learning opportunity for rising freshmen, designed to harness their strengths and raise expectations for themselves as intellectuals, problem-solvers, and social innovators. Current 8th graders are welcome and encouraged … Continue
ChangeMaker Academy is an interdisciplinary, project-based learning opportunity for rising freshmen, designed to harness their strengths and raise expectations for themselves as intellectuals, problem-solvers, and social innovators. Current 8th graders are welcome and encouraged to apply. Questions? Contact Allyson McHugh: allysonmchugh@walthampublicschools.org
SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment) Team.
In order to help prevent students from starting to use substances, or intervene with early use, Kennedy Middle School nursing and counseling staff will be providing an interview?based screening for all 7th grade students about the use of alcohol, marijuana, and other drugs. Ple… Continue
In order to help prevent students from starting to use substances, or intervene with early use, Kennedy Middle School nursing and counseling staff will be providing an interview?based screening for all 7th grade students about the use of alcohol, marijuana, and other drugs. Please read attached letter for more info.
Book Buzz
Our amazing librarians in children's and YA literature have great recommendations for young readers; below, please find the WPS librarians' "Book Buzz" newsletter for this fall. Whether you need a good read over the break, reading ideas for your classroom, or gift ideas for kiddo… Continue
Our amazing librarians in children's and YA literature have great recommendations for young readers; below, please find the WPS librarians' "Book Buzz" newsletter for this fall. Whether you need a good read over the break, reading ideas for your classroom, or gift ideas for kiddos in your life, here are some reading recommendations from the experts!
Waltham Students Write
Through skillful engagement of their ELA teachers, Waltham middle and high school students have been working hard at their writing craft, and it's getting noticed! The new Waltham Writes website is now live, and every month it will showcase our students' writing talent. Check out… Continue
Through skillful engagement of their ELA teachers, Waltham middle and high school students have been working hard at their writing craft, and it's getting noticed! The new Waltham Writes website is now live, and every month it will showcase our students' writing talent. Check out their poetry, book reviews, essays, and persuasive arguments at Waltham Writes. These students can write!
Stem Design Club
If you are interested, please fill out the application below.
Chromebook Packets
Paperwork to receive a Chromebook will be coming home this Thursday. Please return on Friday. 7th and 8th grade students will be turning in their iPad and charger on Friday as well. Please visit the link below for all information regarding 1:1 Chromebooks.
Didn't get a ParentPlus Portal Email?
We are updating our databases with accurate parent emails every day! If you did not receive a PlusPortals Credentials email, please sign up for your PlusPortals access, by following the link provided. You will receive a confirmation request email within one week of this request.
Food and Nutrition Services Updates for 2017-2018 School Year
August 18, 2017
There are Important updates from Waltham Public Schools Food and Nutrition Services for families. Please read for current information regarding Online Free & Reduced Meal Applications.

Calendar All Events

Apr
30
Chipotle Fundraiser
Category Kennedy Middle School Community Calendar
Dates & Times 04/30/2018
All Day
Location Chipotle 1030 Main Street Unit 5, Waltham
Summary <font color="#451300" face="Interstate"><span style="font-size: 24px;">Come to the Chipotle at 1030 Main Street Unit 5 in Waltham on Monday, April 30th between 4pm and 8pm! Bring the attached flyer, show it on your smartphone, or tell the cashier you're supporting the cause to make sure 50% of the proceeds will be donated to the Kennedy Middle School 8th Grade Celebration!</span></font>
May
1
Kennedy PTO Meeting
Category Kennedy Middle School Community Calendar
Dates & Times 05/1/2018
7:00 pm -to- 8:00 pm
Location KMS library
May
10
KE: Grade 5 Transition Night to KMS
Category Kennedy Middle School Community Calendar
Dates & Times 05/10/2018
6:30 pm -to- 7:30 pm
Location KMS Auditorium
Summary <span id="docs-internal-guid-9bfcf801-29ba-e0d4-3333-3fbebfb62cd2"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size: 13pt; font-family: Georgia; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: transparent; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">All fifth grade parents and students are invited to attend the 5th-Grade Parent Night transition meeting at the Kennedy Middle School. This meeting will provide an opportunity to learn more about Kennedy and give you and your children a chance to ask questions about their new school</span><span style="font-size: 13pt; font-family: Georgia; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: transparent; font-style: italic; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">. If you have any questions prior to this meeting, please do not hesitate to call the school at 781-314-5560</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size: 13pt; font-family: Georgia; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: transparent; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"><span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre;"> </span></span><span style="font-size: 13pt; font-family: Georgia; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: transparent; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"><span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre;"> </span></span><span style="font-size: 13pt; font-family: Georgia; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: transparent; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"><span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre;"> </span></span><span style="font-size: 13pt; font-family: Georgia; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: transparent; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"><span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre;"> </span></span><span style="font-size: 13pt; font-family: Georgia; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: transparent; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"><span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre;"> </span></span><span style="font-size: 13pt; font-family: Georgia; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: transparent; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"><span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre;"> </span></span></p><span style="font-size: 13pt; font-family: Georgia; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: transparent; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Les invitamos a una noche de información sobre la transición de 5 grado a 6 grado. Esta reunión es una oportunidad de aprender mucho sobre la escuela nueve de su hijo/a. Tendrás la oportunidad de preguntar los maestros y administradores sobre la experiencia de nuestro colegio.</span><span style="font-size: 13pt; font-family: Georgia; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: transparent; font-style: italic; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"> Por favor, llame con cualquiera pregunta que tiene 781-314-5560</span><span style="font-size: 13pt; font-family: Georgia; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: transparent; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"><span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre;"> </span></span></span>
Jun
5
Kennedy PTO Meeting
Category Kennedy Middle School Community Calendar
Dates & Times 06/5/2018
7:00 pm -to- 8:00 pm
Location KMS library

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