We wish you all a restful, safe, and blessed summer! Regular eNews communications will resume in August.
Beginning on June 23, the school will transition to summer hours. The schedule can be found here. Normal hours of 8am-4pm will resume on August 14.
Please review this schedule for the first week of school.
The 2017-18 book lists have been posted to the website. Books are available through the University of Washington Bookstore or through Amazon.com or any other online seller. Many books can be purchased at the BSHARP Used Book Sale on Saturday, June 10, 9am-12pm, in the Kennedy Catholic cafeteria.
Kennedy Catholic will continue to be a TEALS partner school. TEALS (Technology Education and Literacy in Schools) is a grassroots program that recruits, mentors and places passionate high tech professionals into high school classes as part-time teachers.
If you or someone you know works in the Computer Science or Software Engineering field and would be willing to commit as a volunteer for the program, please contact Becky Clark or Nancy Bradish. You can read more about TEALS on their website.
Fall sports registration will go live on August 1. Fall sports include football, boys tennis, boys water polo, girls soccer, girls volleyball, golf, and cross country. If you have a son or daughter looking to participate in a fall sport, they will need to register through our online registration system. New or updated athletic physicals can be dropped off in the main office throughout the summer. For sport-specific information including voluntary summer workouts and tryout dates, please see the individual team pages on our website.
Kennedy Catholic is currently hiring for three positions within the Athletic department. Job descriptions for head gymnastics coach, head boys water polo coach, and strength and conditioning coordinator can be found on our website.
Congratulations to the following seven students for having perfect attendance for the 2016-17 school year. This is a great accomplishment!
- Hans Michael A.
- Ginelle C.
- Man P.
- Sibyl Q.
- Kateri R.
- Joseph R.
- Dennis Z.
The Campus Life Office is responsible for attendance, supporting the Kennedy Catholic culture, establishing and monitoring school-wide expectations for behavior and ensuring the safety and security of our students and the greater Kennedy Catholic community. Please contact the Campus Life office by emailing email@example.com or by calling 206.246.3787 if your student will be absent.
Please review the Kennedy Catholic dress code.
Parking in the Kennedy Catholic lot is free. Students must register their car and obtain a parking pass in order to park in the lot. There will be a registration booth at Back to School orientation.
The Batterberry Book Fund is accepting donations for current textbooks, especially math, science, and language textbooks, to help future students. Students needing textbooks can fill out a Batterberry Book request form by September 8. Please contact Ms. Lopez if you have any questions.
We would like to introduce our new counselor, Tammy Dowd. Tammy is coming from the Portland area and has 18 years of counseling experience at both the high school and college level. She will be replacing Rebecca Katowitz, who is moving to San Diego to be with her husband as be begins graduate school. Below are the updated counseling assignments.
Last Name - Counselor
A - E -- Nancy Montstream
F - L -- Michelle Markle
M - R -- Tammy Dowd
S - Z -- Kathryn Hutter
Seniors, get a head start on your college applications! The Kennedy Catholic counselors will offer a Common Application Workshop on Friday, August 18 from 1pm-3pm in the Blue Computer Lab. We recommend bringing your own device to this hands-on workshop to start the process of completing the Common Application. Approximately 700, mostly private, colleges use the Common Application. Visit the Common App website for more information. If you plan to attend this workshop, email Michelle Markle to reserve a spot or ask questions.
This spring, the instrumental music program and Colorguard found a great deal of success in the State Solo and Ensemble competition, Wenatchee Apple Blossom Parade, and Spring Concert. See "Read More" for details of their accomplishments. Congratulations to all!
Our annual Summer Band is about to start very soon, on June 22. Please consider registering your child to be a part of this awesome group that rehearses twice a week and performs at various Seafair parades and other local events in the month of July. It is strong encouraged that all incoming freshmen to the band participate in this program. See our website for more information and to register.
With the excitement of performing field shows, parades, and at our football games, this summer we are instituting a week-long Band Orientation. The orientation is required for all current and incoming Band and Colorguard members. It also offers an exciting opportunity - we will perform at the Seafair Torchlight Parade on July 29! If you have conflicts with this orientation or any questions, please contact Mr. Fischer.
Visit the Kennedy Catholic Summer Programs website to learn more about our Summer Band and Theater camps!