Kennedy High and Middle College similarities
Like Middle College, Kennedy students will be taking Contra Costa College courses beginning in the freshman year in high school. Like MCHS, Kennedy students will take seminar classes to support them in rising to the college-work standards.
The Lovonya DeJean Middle School Concert Band won 1st place at the Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Music in the Parks competition last month. See performance highlights from Dejean Band Director Rebecca d’Alessio.
For three hours in DeJean Middle School’s multipurpose room, freshmen from Kennedy served as college representatives for over 35 colleges, presenting their research on each college to middle school students, families, and community partners.
More than 100 special needs students from Crespi, DeJean, Hercules, Korematsu, and Pinole middle schools, and De Anza, El Cerrito, Hercules, Kennedy high schools and Transition school participated in a morning of basketball and celebration.