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  • APPLY NOW FOR THE AIKEN SCHOLARS ACADEMY- Current 8th grade students are invited to apply for acceptance to the Aiken Scholars Academy, an elite academic experience for Aiken County's brightest students on USC Aiken's Campus. The application is now live. Visit www.acpsd.net/AikenScholarsAcademy for more details and the application.

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  • 8TH GRADE FIELD TRIP - Approximately 25 parent chaperones will be needed on Friday, December 8th for the career fair at Leavelle-McCampbell Middle School. If you are able to chaperone, please contact Ms. Deen at pdeen@acpsd.net. You will need to have completed the volunteer training in order to chaperone.

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  • FUTURE CITY CLUB NEED - Future City is a project-based engineering program where middle school students imagine, research, design and build cities of the future as they learn the project management processes that real engineers use. Student define the challenge and engage in the planning, design and implementation of their ideas. At the culmination of the project teams of 3 students present their project and a physical model of their future city to a panel of judges.

    The Kennedy Middle School Future City club is currently seeking someone who is willing to serve as an engineer mentor for this year’s Future City Regional Competition. If you are willing to assist us, please contact Mrs. Margo Gore at mgore@acpsd.net or call KMS at 803-641-2470. 

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  • PREPARE FOR FAMILY EMERGENCIES WITH SMART911 - We are fortunate in Aiken County to have access to a free service called SMART911. The service allows families to register their homes and occupants for the purpose of providing law enforcement and first responders with immediate access to life-saving information in the event of a call for help to 911. During an actual emergency, first responders will have this vital information relayed to them before they arrive. Signing up is fast, easy, and free! Click HERE to view the SMART911 flyer for some great safety tips for students, or visit online at www.smart911.com for more information.

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  • PIZZA SALES - PTO will be selling Marco's pizza for $2 a slice on Thursdays during each lunch outside of the cafeteria. Any parent volunteers who would like to help with this effort, please contact Melissa Patterson with the PTO. Your help is appreciated.

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  • WEEKLY TUTORING - Extra assistance is available for all students who need help in any of their academic classes.

    Tuesdays & Thursdays - 7:30-8:00; Room 807

    Mondays & Wednesdays - 3:15-3:45; Room 824

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Community Address

  • Dear Parents and Community Members,

    It is indeed an honor to serve at principal of Kennedy Middle School. I am truly blessed to be have been the instructional leader of such a great school community for the past 4 years. Here at Kennedy Middle School, we are excited about the new changes that the 2017-2018 school brings. This year is going to be “Great” as we continue to provide academic experiences that are rigorous, relevant, and allow our teachers and students to build relationships with one another. As the principal of Kennedy Middle School, it is important that everyone feels welcomed when they walk through our doors and are excited to be a part of the Kennedy Middle School community. This welcoming environment helps us to meet the daily challenges of academic excellence in a positive, fun, and nurturing environment. Our theme for the 2017-2018 school year is “Attitude is Everything.” We are committed to providing challenging, educational experiences. At Kennedy, we recognize that we cannot do our jobs without the support of our community. It is important that our community embrace the idea that doing whatever it takes to help all students achieve academic success. With this being said, we need your support in our school. You are an integral part to the learning community. Collaboration and open communication is vital to ensure that we have a successful school year and a successful home-to-school partnership. Parent and community involvement is paramount to our school’s success. There are many ways in which you can participate at Kennedy Middle School. You may volunteer to help make copies in the front office, chaperone field trips, become an active member of PTO and/or School Improvement Council, mentor students, and assist with many activities are just a few things that you can do to help us our school. As the instructional leader of Kennedy Middle, my goal is to increase student achievement, provide a safe and conducive learning environment, increase parental/community involvement and make decisions that are in the best interest of all students. There is no I in Team – Together Everyone Achieves More.

    If I can ever be of assistance, please don’t hesitate to call or email me.

    Sincerely,

    Mrs. Teresa B. Mitchem

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