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Kennedy PRIDE

Kennedy P.R.I.D.E. — Personal Responsibility In Daily Effort


During the first week of school, teachers will be sure students understand these expectations, along with other rules that are specific to the classroom and other sites. The following are brief descriptions of these expectations:

PRIDEPositive Attitude:

  • Actively participate in discussions and activities. Follow directions. Encourage others to excel. Use positive comments to support others.


  • Use respectful words and tone of voice when talking to anyone. Leave other people’s property alone. Work to solve problems constructively, in a calm manner.


  • Build relationships with peers and staff using trust and honesty. Be honest with words and actions. Doing the right thing even when no one else is watching.


  • Be in classroom and ready to learn when class begins. Have appropriate materials and assignments. Stay on task. Socialize when appropriate. Take responsibility for your words and actions.


  • Learn all you can. Take pride in your work. Do your best at all times! Turn in completed work on time.

Student Recognition

In addition to excellent grades, students may be recognized for their positive contributions in a wide variety of ways. These include:

  • PRIDE Program
  • Recognition Assemblies
  • Informal Personal Recognition
  • Knights of Honor
  • JFK Award
  • Turnaround Award