John F. Kennedy High School

March 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

MCPS-TV Spotlights Kennedy HS and South Lake ES

Montgomery County Public Schools students participated in numerous projects and events during Black History Month. MCPS-TV spotlighted two such projects in their MCPS Moment videos series. John F. Kennedy High School students from five different classes across four subject areas collaboratively created a museum exhibit titled “America’s Dark Secret,” focused on African American history. Learn […]

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February 27, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Arrest Former Kennedy High Student for Threatening School

Montgomery County Police Department has arrested a Takoma Park man for making threats against John F. Kennedy High School in Wheaton. Police say Jason Salinas, 20, made threats against the students, staff, and teachers at Kennedy on Feb. 13 and Feb. 14. Police say officers from the Wheaton district immediately investigated threats after a 2:21 […]

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February 21, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Estudiante de Secundaria de Kennedy Arrestado por Amenazas

El Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery arrestó a un joven estudiante de la Escuela Kennedy High School, en Wheaton, por amenazar a la comunidad estudiantil. El jueves a las 2:10 p.m., la policía recibió una llamada al 911 de una persona desconocida que afirmó que había un tiroteo en Kennedy High. El capitán […]

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February 21, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Kennedy High Student Arrested for Threats to School

Montgomery County Police Department arrested a juvenile male student at Kennedy High School in Wheaton for making threats to the school community. On Thursday at 2:10 p.m., police received a 911 call from an unknown person who claimed there was an active shooting situation occurring at Kennedy High. Capt. Tom Jordan told MyMCMedia that police […]

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October 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Amy Tan Receives Award at F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival

Amy Tan won the F. Scott Fitzgerald Award for Achievement in American Literature at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival at Glenview Mansion in Rockville on Saturday. Tan is the 24th to be honored at the festival. During the festival, Tan was interviewed by her friend and fellow writer, Mark Childress. Childress told MyMCMedia that […]

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August 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Here’s a Look at Freshmen Orientations at MCPS High Schools

Montgomery County Public Schools welcomed thousands of new freshmen students to its many high schools Thursday. Here’s a look at the many freshmen orientations across MCPS high schools. Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Freshmen getting to know one another—expanding their circles of friendship..working together..building connections—phenomenal @BCCLinkCrew pic.twitter.com/zgMUZo2oDx — Donna Redmond Jones (@BCCprin) August 29, 2019 Tons […]

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July 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Kennedy Student Sworn in as New Student Member of the Board

Nate Tinbite was sworn in as the 42nd Montgomery County Student Member of the Board (SMOB) of Education on Tuesday. Tinbite, a rising senior at John F. Kennedy High School in Silver Spring, was elected by Montgomery County Public School (MCPS) middle and high school students to serve on the school board for a one-year […]

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July 9, 2019 | Ben Palmer

County Residents Give Input on Desired Qualities for Next Police Chief

As County Executive Mark Elrich looks for the next police chief, he has released a survey asking residents what they want to see from Tom Manger’s successor, and the results were released last month. According to the county government, the survey generated 1,028 responses, which were taken into consideration along with 95 responses made at […]

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June 17, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MoCo’s Got Talent Student Winners Announced

More than 160 students participated in the MoCo’s Got Talent finals Sunday, June 9th at The Fillmore. The annual talent show features middle and high school students in the visual and performing arts. Congratulations to the five first-place winners including vocalist Jeanne Lubika, the band Karousel, dancer Ankit Guliani, artist Mya Simpson, and artist Larisa […]

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May 3, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Graduation Season Starts May 24

More than 10,000 Montgomery County Public Schools students will receive high school diplomas in commencement ceremonies this year. The high school commencement season is set to begin Friday, May 24, and will end Thursday, June 13.  Sixteen graduation ceremonies will be held at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington D.C. Those ceremonies can be viewed live on […]

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