Announcements

  • School Site Council 
    Date: Tuesday, May 31st
    Time: 6 pm 
    Zoom Meeting:

    https://wccusd.zoom.us/j/99939440270

    Meeting ID: 999 3944 0270

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  • Finals Schedule

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  • summer schoolSummer School will be at Kennedy High School or De Anza High School Monday-Thursday, June 21 to July 21, 8:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. 

    Families must sign up for Summer School on the PowerSchool website. 

    https://wccusd.powerschool.com/public/

    La escuela de verano será en Kennedy High School o De Anza High School de lunes a jueves, del 21 de junio al 21 de julio, de 8:30 a. m. a 1:15 p. m.

    Las familias deben inscribirse en la Escuela de Verano en el sitio web de PowerSchool.

    https://wccusd.powerschool.com/public/

     

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  • Covid-19 Testing on Mondays/Pruebas de Covid-19 los lunes

    Students are provided Covid-19 testing every Monday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 

    Please register your student to make an appointment. 

    Los estudiantes reciben pruebas de Covid-19 todos los lunes de 9 a. m. a 4 p. m.

    Por favor registre a su estudiante para hacer una cita.

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  • Important Covid-19 Annoucement

    The deadline for students to upload their Covid-19 Vaccination Status is Feb. 18, 2022.

    All students must be fully vaccinated to attend Kennedy High School. Proof of vaccination must be uploaded to the PowerSchool website. Students who are not vaccinated will be required to attend distance learning

    Select the link below with step-by-step instructions on how to upload your student's vaccination card. 

    Instructions to Upload Vaccination Card

    Anuncio importante de Covid-19

    La fecha límite para que los estudiantes carguen su estado de vacunación Covid-19 es el 18 de febrero.

    Todos los estudiantes deben estar completamente vacunados para asistir a Kennedy High School. La prueba de vacunación debe cargarse en el sitio web de PowerSchool. Los estudiantes que no estén vacunados deberán asistir a programas de educación a distancia.

     

     

     

     

     

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  • March ELAC Meeting 

    Thursday, March 3, 2022

    6:00-7:00 PM

    Meeting Link 

    https://wccusd.zoom.us/j/91283998662?pwd=YXZ1QXFPbXhaM2dqODVJaTB0Z0JQdz09

    Meeting ID: 912 8399 8662
    Passcode: 101231

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  • The Eagle Family Bulletin 10.26.20 Spanish version

    The Eagle Family Bulletin English version

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  • The Eagle Family Bulletin 9.21.20

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  • The Eagle Family Bulletin September 7, 2020

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  • Introducing Principal Jarod Scott! 

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    Welcome to the 2020-21 school year. 

     

    I am honored and excited to serve as Principal of Kennedy High School. It is with great pride and humility that I accept this tremendous opportunity and important responsibility. Through servant-leadership and with a spirit of collaboration, transparent communication, and trust, I begin this journey with Kennedy and the greater Richmond community. It is one of my highest priorities to engage, encourage and empower our scholars in preparing them for success in college and careers. We build on the school's rich history and proud tradition and Kennedy will become the first choice school for district students. 

     

    I bring 20 years of experience and passion in teaching and learning and leading school transformation and turnaround in diverse urban schools. I graduated from Clark Atlanta University and Georgia State University, in Atlanta, GA and completed the National Institute for Urban School Leaders Program at Harvard. I remain committed to social justice, educational excellence, equity, and engagement. Most recently, I served as a Principal in Oakland, where we celebrated increased college and career readiness levels and improved graduation rates.  

     

    My vision for Kennedy is to become a world-class high school centered on learning, leadership, and innovation that prepares all scholars for college, career and community success. As a community, we commit to the following:  

    • We will celebrate diversity and cultivate the social and emotional needs of all students in a caring and safe environment. 
    • We will focus on rigorous academics, relevant and meaningful learning experiences, and caring relationships. 
    • We will work in partnership with students, staff, families and community stakeholders to engage, inspire, and empower all scholars. 

     

    Finally, family and work-life balance are important to me. I have a beautiful family that is extremely supportive of my work; my wife Julie of 17 years and my son Anderson. You will see them around campus supporting our programs and, on the sidelines, cheering us on during athletic events. I look forward to your input, collaboration, and partnership.

     

    Sincerely, 

     

    Jarod M. Scott, Principal

    Kennedy High School  

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District Highlights

  • Summer Meals For Kids 2022

    The WCCUSD Summer Food Service Program provides FREE HEALTHY meals for children and teens 18 years of age and younger when school is out during summer.

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  • Memorial Service for Coach G

    A memorial service for Gerald Montgomery, a beloved member of the Hercules community, will be held on Friday, June 17 at 7 pm on the Hercules High football field. The service is open to the public. Join us in remembering Coach G and all that he did for the students and staff of Hercules High and the West Contra Costa Unified School District.  The public viewing will be on Tuesday, June 21 from 3 pm to 6 pm at Wiggins Knipp Funeral Home (574 Capitol Street in Vallejo). 

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  • Covid Testing Update

    WCCUSD will offer COVID-19 testing Monday through Thursday from 8am to 4 pm at the district central office for the summer school sessions. Please note that you must register and schedule an appointment to access testing at this location. Testing is available to all WCCUSD students, staff as well as family members of students and staff.

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  • Tonight: Final Strategic Plan Engagement

    Please join us virtually at 5:30 pm this evening (Tuesday, June 14) for the final strategic plan engagement.  We are creating a vision and a plan for WCCUSD’s future, and you need to be a part of the discussion. 

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  • Coach G

    It is with great sadness that I inform you of the death of Gerald Montgomery on Sunday. Coach G was a beloved member of the Hercules community, and his loss is a huge blow to everyone who knew him.

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  • 22-23 LCAP and Budget Public Hearing Announcement

    The Governing Board of West Contra Costa Unified School District will conduct online Public Hearings to review the proposed 2022-23 District LCAP and Budget. All parties having an interest in the proposed budget shall be heard by the Board at the Public Hearing.

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  • Kennedy High School Facility Master Plan Community Meeting, June 2nd

    Join us for a community meeting to learn more about the Kennedy High School Facility Master Plan on June 2 from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm at Kennedy High School. Also available on Zoom.

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  • 5/26/22 Safety Message from Dr. Hurst

    This morning, students and staff at one of our schools, Grant Elementary in Richmond, had to briefly shelter-in-place because gunshots were fired in the area. Everyone is safe: no students, staff or families were harmed and the school was not targeted. We have been in contact with the Richmond Police Department about the incident. 

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