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  • Mission Statement

    The goal of Kennedy Middle School is to provide young students an opportunity to develop intellectually, socially, emotionally, and physically in a safe, positive, student-centered environment in order to become productive members of society.


    Belief Statements

    We Believe ...

    the curriculum should emphasize academic skills along with students achieving thier highest individual potential.
    the administration and staff should recognize and value the diversities and rights as well as the physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs of students.
    administration, staff, and students should work cooperatively to create a positive, safe environment conducive to learning and teaching.
    the administration, staff, parents, and community should work together to help ensure academic success of students.
    students should be responsible and held accountable for their behavior and academic success.
    the school should help prepare students to become productive members of society.

    Kennedy Middle School welcomes input from all of its stakeholders. If you would like to make suggestions for the school's beliefs, mission statement, or performance goals, please contact Teresa Mitchem at


  • TOWN HALL MEETING - Join Aiken County Public School District leaders at a town hall meeting where they will discuss current initiatives and trends in the school district and look for community input. There will be several meetings throughout the district. The closest one to Kennedy will be held at South Aiken High on Monday, February 6 at 6:30.

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  • VOLUNTEER TRAINING - Any parent planning to chaperone who has not been through volunteer training this year needs to attend volunteer training on Friday, January 27 at 3:00 PM in the guidance office.  There are two field trip opportunities for 8th graders to go to the Aiken County Career and Technology Center and USCA on March 7 and 8 from 8:45 AM – 1:00 PM each day. If you think you might be able to help us out by chaperoning, please make every effort to attend training.

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  • LUNCH-N-LEARN-CYBER SECURITY - KMS students can join us for this year's first Lunch-N-Learn (topic “Cyber Security”) on Wednesday, January 25th. Lunch-N-Learn brings local leaders on campus to discuss careers. Students will bring a sack lunch and eat lunch while learning about a specific career. Students of KMS who have an interest in Cyber Security as a career, should stop by Room 830 and sign up. Space is limited. Passes will be given out to be used as admission ticket.


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  • SUMMER CAREER CAMP - Seventh and eighth grade students are invited to participate in the summer career camp. See this flyer for more information on this exciting opportunity.

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  • EXTRA HELP OR ICU WORK - Mrs. Busby will be available in the G-5 lab to provide extra help or allow students to get ICU work complete. Her schedule is as follows: Monday and Thursday afternoons until 3:45 or until bus arrival AND Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings from 7:30-7:55.

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  • YEARBOOK BABY ADS - All baby ads will be completed online. You can purchase and create a baby ad for your 8th grade child at We are also offering different size ads all in full color. The last day to purchase baby ads is Thursday, February 16th. This information was sent home with 8th grade students through their first period class. Please contact Ms. Whitney Ray if you have questions at 

    Watch our Baby Ad Video!

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  • YEARBOOK - Don't forget to purchase your 2016-2017 KMS Yearbook before the price goes up!

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