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175 Brookvale Avenue, West Babylon, NY 11704
Phone: 631-376-7800


Principal: Mr. Gregg Cunningham

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Today and everyday we appreciate the people who keep
J.F.K Elementary School in top shape.



2018-2019 Supply Lists are now available on the left hand side on the
page under the Virtual Backpack.

  

 

Stop and Shop A+ Rewards

Stop and Shop Rewards Letter 2018-19

If you haven't already done so please register your Stop & Shop card for
our school to receive points when you shop.
Our school code is 07351, the link to register is below.

http://stopandshop.com/aplus/register-card/

  

 

Welcome
"We are on our way with J.F.K."

John F. Kennedy Elementary School in West Babylon, New York, is a kindergarten through fifth grade public school. The school opened its doors, for the first time in September 1965. The school was named for the 35th president of the United States, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, who had been assassinated in Dallas, Texas, in 1963.

Our mission statement reads, "The community of John F. Kennedy Elementary School is committed to encouraging, empowering and engaging children as they are valued, for their individuality, and diverse capabilities.  We emphasize the individual needs of the whole child while enhancing learning.  We will provide a safe, nurturing learning environment while inspiring children to achieve academic potential as life long learners."  The school's motto, "We're On Our Way With J.F.K."  was suggested by the students of West Babylon, not long after the building opened.

The JFK staff works as a team to deliver high quality instruction that is aligned with our state learning standards. We are extremely proud of our school which has a well deserved reputation for excellence and friendliness. Please use this website as a resource for you, and your child.

 

Announcements

The Conservation Caper

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The Conservation Caper came to JFK. Actors from the National Children's Theater lead students through an action-packed superhero adventure, all while teaching about energy conservation and resources.

Let’s Vote

Voters in Lisa DeGennaro‘s first grade class from John F. Kennedy Elementary School took to the polls this week. After listening to stories about the candidates, Duck For President, Grace For President, and My Teacher For President, voters made campaign signs and then used their voter registration cards to cast their ballot at the polling place. The “Teacher” won presidency but promised she’d finish the school year before taking office.

Happy Halloween

Red Ribbon Week

Life Is Your Journey. Travel Drug Free. – J.F.K. Celebrates Red Ribbon Week.

Eagle Pride Soars During Homecoming Weekend

Homecoming

West Babylon School District celebrated its homecoming during the weekend of Oct. 20 with activities that brought the whole community together to root on the Eagles.

To kick off the festivities, West Babylon Senior High School held its pep rally on evening of Oct. 19. On Oct. 20, the homecoming parade made its way down Little East Neck Road. Led by the marching band, the parade featured elementary and junior high students, high school clubs and organizations, the homecoming court, sports teams and the floats created by the freshman, sophomore, junior and senior classes, themed after different countries.

Prior to the start of the football game against the Rocky Point Eagles, seniors from the football and cheer teams were announced and escorted to the field to be recognized. Members of the homecoming court were also recognized on the field.
West Babylon’s varsity football team was the first to score and they dominated Rocky Point throughout the rest of the game, ultimately taking the win by a final score of 51-16. 

Performances by the marching band and cheerleaders were the highlight of the halftime show. At the homecoming dance later that evening, Dante Terry and Jacqueline Miller were crowned the homecoming king and queen.



Hip Pickles

Hip Pickles, a critically-acclaimed drum ensemble delivered an awe-inspiring, interactive set in the J.F.K. cafeteria that captivated the imagination of students and teachers alike. 

Honoring Heroes

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In honor of Patriot’s Day, first-grade students in Lisa DeGennaro’s class at John F. Kennedy Elementary School read “September 12 We Knew Everything Would Be All Right.” This book was written and illustrated by first-graders following the tragic events 17 years ago. The class learned how people worked together through this difficult time. They learned about heroes and wrote how they were proud of their country.
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