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Articles from December 2016

Welcome Dr. Loewen

donnaWelcome to Kennedy, Dr. Loewen! This year we welcome a new principal to Kennedy School!  Check back here to find out more about her as the year unfolds.  Here is a message from her:

Greetings to All Members of the Kennedy School Community!

Just as everyone has welcomed me, so do I welcome you to our school. Whether you are returning to Kennedy, or are new to Kennedy, as I am, all of us come together to work, learn, play and grow in a FANTASTIC school environment.

new principalIt is appropriate to wish you a “Happy New (School) Year!”  It we have not yet met, be sure to introduce yourself and let me know of any questions, concerns or recommendations you wish to offer.

My Best,
Donna Loewen, Ph. D.
Kennedy Principal

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Student Artwork Featured in Digital Fringe

The October edition of Digital Fringe, an online gallery of student art in the Dubuque Community School District, is now live!

View the Elementary School Gallery

View the Middle and High School Gallery

This gallery is a way to highlight the remarkable products of art education in the district. It’s a digital attempt at bringing the work of our student artists at all levels into your home – because art is created for others to take in.

‘Midwest Menu’ in Schools,
Oct. 6

The Dubuque Community School District will join school districts across the Midwest in celebrating the third-annual Midwest Menu event on Thursday, Oct. 6. Over 7,000 students in Dubuque and over 500,000 throughout the region will join in the event, which celebrates healthy, regional, and sustainable school meals.

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Another Mrs. Powers Retires

We said farewell to another Mrs. Powers this year.  This Mrs. Powers has taught as a resource teacher at Kennedy for the last 16 years.  Her students put together a farewell tribute as well.  You can view that HERE.

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Mrs. Powers Rappin Mustang

We said farewell to our beloved music teacher, Mrs. Powers on the last day of school as she enters retirement.  Some students put together a Mustang Rap, Powers Style to bid her adieu.  To view the video click HERE.
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Student Art Featured in June 2016 Digital Fringe

The June edition of Digital Fringe, an online gallery of student art in the Dubuque Community School District, is now live!

View the Elementary School Gallery

View the Middle and High School Gallery

This gallery is a way to highlight the remarkable products of art education in the district. It’s a digital attempt at bringing the work of our student artists at all levels into your home – because art is created for others to take in.

View previous galleries on the Digital Fringe page

Fun Run/ 5K

On May 14th our first annual Fun Run/5K was held in honor of our 50th anniversary school year.  Please head HERE to see all the fun pics from that cold morning!  Thanks to all who participated.  We hope it is warmer weather next year!

Book Fair

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Did you know our Spring Groovy Book Fair held during conferences totaled $6800 in sales!  This entitled Kennedy to $800 cash, $1,642.49 in Scholastic dollars to purchase books and $672.67 in Scholastic Bonus dollars because our sale was large.  Thanks for supporting our library during conferences!  You are FANTASTIC parents!

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