Online School Payments
Pay School Fees Online
MCPS GIVE BACKpacks
Provide a student with a backpack filled with school supplies.
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John F. Kennedy High School is a Candidate School* for the Middle Years Program (MYP). This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. These are schools that share a common philosophy—a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that John F. Kennedy High School believes is important for our students.
* Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme, or the Career-related Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit www.ibo.org.
Students—enjoy your summer, but don't forget to dig into your SUMMER HOMEWORK!
The 2022-23 school year will see slight changes to the counselor assignments. Please visit the Counseling page for the new breakdown.
Email Mrs. Casey at Janae_E_Robinson-Casey@mcpsmd.org if you are not sure or if you have questions.
Please CLICK HERE for a list of clubs and information about how to start and maintain a club of your own! If you have additional questions, please email the JFK Activities Director, Chief Sharon Rogers, at Sharon_D_Rogers@mcpsmd.org, or the Activities Administrator, Dr. Vaughn Bradley, at Vaughn_M_Bradley@mcpsmd.org.
This year, the Montgomery County Council sponsored their “Councilmember for a Day” competition with video entries, rather than essays. Kennedy’s Broadcast Journalism lead teacher, Mr. Andrew Inches, worked with students from different schools within MCPS to submit their entries. Mr. Inches’ group featured projects that placed in the top three positions of the competition. This was a great opportunity for collaboration for people from different schools around the county to tell powerful and unique stories.
Students can access their grades and schedules by logging into StudentVUE using their username and password from last year. Students can then access their online classes by logging into myMCPS Classroom, also using their username and password from last year. The Zoom link for each class is available in myMCPS Classroom.
ParentVUE is the new online platform where parents and guardians can access student schedules, grades, attendance information, and more. A video overview of this resource is provided on the MCPS website, and all parents should have received ParentVUE activation information via e-mail or regular mail in late August. If you have difficulty with activating accounts, or if you do not receive either an email or hard copy mailer communication, you should contact the MCPS helpline at (240) 740-7023.
If families did not receive an email with ParentVUE activation information, call 240-740-7020 or email email@example.com. If you are able to access ParentVUE but can only see information for some (not all) of your children, please complete this form: ParentVUE - Account Activated But Missing Students. Staff in the MCPS technology office will then resolve the issue.
Helpful links for help with ParentVue and StudentVue:
The organization Communities Against Hate in Montgomery County offers free tutoring services to students. Please visit their website for more information on tutoring in Math, Science, Social Studies, World Languages and English.
Students can pay their obligations via credit/debit card by clicking on online school payments in the Quicklinks on the Kennedy website or by clicking here.
Click on the Student Debts tab and create an account; once you do that, your obligations will populate.
If you need further assistance, please email Ms. Larissa Prentice, Financial Specialist, at Larissa_J_Prentice@mcpsmd.org.
Notice From the Maryland State Department of Education:
Internet Essentials, Comcast’s low-cost home internet service, is a comprehensive, wrap-around program that provides low-cost internet services for $9.95 a month, the option to purchase an internet-ready computer for less than $150, and access to free digital literacy training in print, online, and in person. Any household eligible for the National School Lunch Program, as well as households that receive HUD housing assistance, may qualify for Internet Essentials. Please see the Internet Essentials website for additional details.
Internet Essentials, el servicio de Internet en el hogar a bajo costo de Comcast, es un programa integral y completo que proporciona servicios de Internet a bajo costo por $ 9.95 al mes, la opción de comprar una computadora con acceso a Internet por menos de $ 150, y acceso gratuito a Internet. Capacitación en alfabetización impresa, en línea y en persona. Cualquier hogar elegible para el Programa Nacional de Almuerzos Escolares, así como los hogares que reciben asistencia de vivienda de HUD, pueden calificar para Internet Essentials. Consulte el sitio web de Internet Essentials para obtener detalles adicionales.
Students who are at least 16 years old are eligible to register to vote. Voter registration forms are available in the counseling office, or may be downloaded from this site (Solicitud de Inscripción como Votante de Maryland en Español). For additional information, please visit the Maryland State Board of Elections voter registration page.School Improvement Plan