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Summer Camps

Summer Camps: Check out all the cool opportunities for our students this summer! Below are just a few of the many that are offered. Check out the contact or website for more information! JK(Jordan Kent) Summer Sports Camp: www.jordankentcamps.com Northwest Band Camps: www.nwbandcamps.com Nature Camps: naturecamps.org     Bowling Camps: EmeraldLanesOregon.com 541-342-2611 Ultimate Frisbee – Pivot Camp: www.emsultimate.com Rowing Camps:  www.SouthEugeneRowingClub.org Eugene’s high school rowing team, SERC, is hosting two …Read More

Goodwill Donation Drive

Goodwill Donation Drive:   Spring is in the air…… with the thought of spring many of us think of “spring cleaning.” We want to let you know of an opportunity you do not want to miss! The “world famous” Kennedy band and choir programs are hosting a Goodwill Donation Drive this month. This is your opportunity to move your old “junk” on and for a great cause….. our band and choir programs. …Read More

Arts in the Courtyard

Arts in the Courtyard:  On Tuesday, May 9th, from 6:00-7:00pm, Kennedy will be proudly displaying art work from Ms. Albone’s art classes while simultaneously offering a stage to the many talented musicians at our school. Participation in the event is optional for students. The evening is mostly student-run with a schedule that will be available at the entrance to the courtyard. Performances will take place throughout the evening at various locations …Read More


The Performing Arts at Kennedy Middle School We are proud to offer three choir ensembles at Kennedy. Ensembles include Concert Choir (6th/7th grade) and Advanced Choir (8th grade). Students may audition for our A’Capella group, which meets outside the school day. Meet our Director Tyler Boorman is director of Bands and Choirs at Kennedy Middle School. He received his bachelor and masters degrees in music education from the University of …Read More

AVID Strides Sponsor

AVID Strides for Education  Eugene 4J 6K Run/Walk Sponsorship Request   We would love to include your company’s name/logo on our race tee-shirts or race bibs! By sponsoring the AVID Strides for Education Eugene 4J 6K, you’ll be helping students on their journey to a successful college education and career, especially those who will be first generation college students.  Proceeds will support two important elements of the AVID student experience: AVID College …Read More

Eugene 4J 6K AVID Strides for Education Run/Walk

Eugene 4J 6K AVID Strides for Education Run/Walk   Please read about this healthy way to support our school! On April 9, 2017, we are joining all middle and high schools to participate in the 1st Annual “Eugene 4J 6K Strides for Education” run/walk. On-line registration ($20 for adults; $10 for 4J students) is now available at the following link: https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=125725 This is a professionally managed 6 kilometer run/walk on …Read More

8th Grade End of Year Activities

Dear 8th Grade Parents, We are rapidly approaching spring and the end of the year for our 8th grade students. While the details need to be worked out, I want to share some key dates and times with you.   Thursday, June 22nd:  Our 8th grade promotion ceremony will be on Thursday, June 22nd. The ceremony will be held in our gym at Kennedy Middle School beginning at 1:30 PM. …Read More

4J Calendar Change

Calendar Changed to Restore School Days The Eugene School District has adjusted this year’s school calendar to restore five of the school days that were missed due to hazardous winter weather. Four school days will be made up at the end of the school year in June. The new final day for students is Thursday, June 22. Please check our school’s calendar for additional no-school and early-release days that are not part of the districtwide …Read More

Change of District Calendar

Our school district has had to close schools for four days so far due to weather conditions, and winter isn’t over yet.  As planned, consistent with our commitment to students and the trust placed in us by the public, the district will make up the lost instructional days at the end of the school year.  Below you will find answers to some frequently asked questions:  What is now the last day for students and the grading day for …Read More

KMS Robotics Teams Wins!

The KMS Robotics Team wins again!   The Kennedy Robotics Team competed in a First Lego League State Championship Tournament on Saturday, March 4th.  Our tournament was originally scheduled for January 14th, but the Portland area snow storm postponed the tournament. The Kennedy Team competed against 58 other teams at Glencoe High School in Hillsboro, Oregon.  The competition included competing on the robot challenge table, presenting to judges their chosen project …Read More