John F. Kennedy High School

March 7, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for March 7 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know today, Wednesday, Mar. 7 in Montgomery County: 1. Hypothermia Alert: Montgomery County issued a Hypothermia Alert Tuesday that will continue until 6 p.m. today. 2. Winter Weather Advisory: Speaking of cold temperatures, the National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for parts of Maryland, Virginia and the […]

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February 26, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know in Montgomery County for Feb. 26

Here are five things you need to know today, Monday, Feb. 26 in Montgomery County: 1. Women in Politics: The League of Women Voters hosts a forum from 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. on Women in Politics. The event takes place at the Rockville Library, 21 Maryland Ave. 2. Council in Session: The Montgomery County […]

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February 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

Five Education Forums Scheduled Around Montgomery County Begin Feb. 21

Residents will have the chance to hear information and to offer comments on the programs and budgets of Montgomery County Public Schools and Montgomery College in a series of public forums that start Feb. 21, a county statement said. Montgomery County Council Education Committee Chair Craig Rice, MCPS Superintendent Jack Smith and college President DeRionne Pollard will host […]

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February 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

Kennedy Over Damascus, 74-36

In high school hoops Friday night, the Kennedy Cavaliers outscored the Damascus Hornets, 74-36. Kennedy took the lead early in the first quarter. Kennedy plays in the 4A East MSPSSAA classification while Damascus is in the 3A/2A East classification. Both teams play again on Tuesday, Feb. 13th. Kennedy takes on Quince Orchard in Gaithersburg and […]

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May 26, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

MCPS Graduation Season Gets Started Friday

An Olympic Gold Medalist, an ESPN sportscaster and the chairman of the Special Olympics are among the speakers who will address the graduating class of 2017 this year. And several schools will be holding ceremonies at the Xfinity Center at the University of Maryland, College Park, saving families the trek into the District to see […]

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March 3, 2017 | Daryl Schultz

Quince Orchard’s Tenacious Man-to-Man Defense Defeats Kennedy High School 52-37 (PHOTOS)

Last night the Cougars of Quince Orchard High school began the scoring with two three point baskets and never relinquished the lead during the contest defeating the Cavaliers of Kennedy High School 52-37. The Cougars played a very aggressive man to man defense that caused turnovers and missed baskets by the Cavaliers throughout the game. […]

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October 4, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Board of Education Candidates Forum (VIDEO)

The League of Women Voters of Montgomery County, Montgomery County Council of PTAs  and the  NAACP (Montgomery County, MD Branch Parents’ Council) held a Board of Education candidates forum Sept. 28 at John F. Kennedy High School. The forum included Jeanette Dixon and Phil Kauffman in the at large race; Brandon Rippeon and Rebecca Smondrowski in […]

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September 28, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 28, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Sept. 28th, in Montgomery County: 1. The League of Women Voters of Montgomery County, Montgomery County Council of PTAs  and the  NAACP (Montgomery County, MD Branch Parents’ Council) are hosting a Board of Education candidates forum at 6:30 p.m. at John F. Kennedy High School. 2. A public meeting on the […]

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August 30, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Kennedy High School Teacher Finalist for Maryland’s Teacher of the Year (VIDEO & PHOTO)

Michael Williams, a resource teacher from John F. Kennedy High School has been named a finalist for the 2016-2017 Maryland Teacher of the Year by the Maryland State Department of Education. Superintendent Jack Smith surprised Williams with the news at Kennedy High this week. Michael Williams has been named a finalist for MD Teacher of the Year. […]

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May 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

Michael Williams Named MCPS Teacher of the Year (PHOTO)

A social studies teacher from John F. Kennedy High School has been named the 2016-2017 Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Teacher of the Year. Michael Williams, who has worked for MCPS for 14 years, will now compete for Maryland Teacher of the Year. Williams was named Teacher of the Year on Tuesday night during the 14th annual Champions […]

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