KCFS News

What’s happening in our schools

Keep up with goings on within the Kennedy Catholic Family of Schools. Below you can find messages from our president and principals as well as announcements and news updates throughout the Shenango Valley Catholic School System.

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Updated Spectator Policy-Effective 10/1

Kennedy Catholic High School Spectator Attendance 10.01.20 KC Football/Soccer Field Amount of attendance permitted is 400. The 400 number will include both teams, referees, game personnel and media. Therefore, an average number of fans will be 300. We will spread out...

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SCRIP Tuition Credit Information

SCRIP Tuition Credit Information

EARN TUITION CREDIT THROUGH THE SCRIP PROGRAM Scrip is gift certificates from national and local retailers. Participating retailers agree to sell our school gift certificates/cards at a discount. You buy the certificates/cards for full face value, redeem them for...

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Financial Aid Night!

Financial Aid Night!

ATTENTION JUNIOR AND SENIOR PARENTS: Ms. Z is hosting a financial aid event TOMORROW, Sept. 22nd at 6pm in the KC Band Room. Students and parents are encouraged to attend this informational event as you begin your college selection process! For additional information...

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International Student Host Family Opportunities

International Student Host Family Opportunities

At KCFS we have a large and diverse international student population. Hosting an international student is an incredibly rewarding experience! Families who open their hearts and homes to international high school students develop lifelong bonds and gain a better...

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Updated COVID-19 Screening Tool

Hello! Below please find an updated COVID-19 Screening Tool from the CDC. Please note that some symptoms have moved from Section A to Section B and additional symptoms have been added. We are asking all students to complete the screening tool before they leave home...

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Google Classroom Directions

We are happy to provide detailed instructions on how to log in to Google classroom. If you have any additional questions, please feel free to call the office. Google Classroom Directions

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SJPII remote learning information

Dear Parents/ Guardians,
As we embark on this new educational journey together, it is important that
students and parents are familiar with the expectations for remote learning and the
expectations of their classroom teachers. We will be focusing on two forms of remote
learning which are synchronous and asynchronous. You can find a chart on the next
page explaining the difference between the two…..

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Welcome back KCMS/HS students!

We are extremely excited to be welcoming all students back to school tomorrow. As a reminder, it is MANDATORY for all students to wear a face covering (mask or face shield) at all times while in the building. Students will be social distancing while in the building as...

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Educational Delivery Method Survey

Parents, please complete the Educational Delivery Method Survey at your earliest convenience. Completing this survey will help us prepare for the coming school year. Thank you! https://forms.gle/2KmyMDVjpoCdu99U8  

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Testimonial from the Miller Family

We transitioned Glenn to a Kennedy Catholic in 8th grade as we wanted him to get comfortable with the school before the important high school years.  The transition was very easy for him.  Everyone made him feel comfortable and his grades were better than we all expected.

 When the transition to remote learning took place our local public school took 2 weeks to begin learning from home.  Kennedy was ready in a day.  After the first week of everyone adjusting to the new learning environment Glenn excelled and made highest honors the second two grading periods.

 Glenn really enjoyed his teachers and they were readily available to him during the remote learning experience.

– The Miller Family: Dr. Glenn, Roberta and Glenn
Current KCHS Parents

Testimonial from the Gealy Family

The dedication of the faculty at SJPII has always been exceptional, however it was on full display throughout this past year. Mrs Tiefenthal was available whenever we had questions- not just during typical school hours. The classes that were continued transferred seamlessly to remote learning. We especially enjoyed the zoom story times and virtual field trips. I believe that we were given enough tools to keep our children on track and in a way that I was not left feeling overscheduled. This was important to me because as I worked from home and at the office, we were able to complete the assignments at our convenience. I take comfort in knowing that the Kennedy Catholic Family of Schools has proved the ability to adjust the classroom accordingly to these uncertain times.

-The Gealy Family: Michelle and Maryleigh
Current SJPII Parent

Testimonial from the McGoff Family

I’m so thankful for the St John Paul II elementary family! The teachers are wonderful and go above and beyond to help all of their students. The teachers are easily accessible for questions or problems. Because the parent teacher connection is so great, the transition to remote learning was so smooth. Messages from the school and teachers were received multiply times a week to keep us updated.

– The McGoff Family: Robert, Elizabeth, Isabella, Gabriella and Mirabella
KCHS Alumni and SJPII Parents

Testimonial from the Rosa Family

The thing that stands out to us in addition to an amazing education, is the family feeling you get from being part of this school system. Starting with the teachers and administrators, they go above and beyond to make sure each student is getting exactly what they need to succeed. Whether it is the principal putting on a band-aid or a devoted teacher staying after school and working during the summer tutoring a struggling child. They really care. We are so happy we chose the KCFS for our children.”

– The Rosa Family: Lewis, Elizabeth, Abby and Andrew
Former KCFS Board & Committee Member & KCFS Parents

Testimonial from Carol Shields, M.D.

“Kennedy Catholic welcomed me into its wonderful nurturing environment. Kennedy planted the seed of my career and taught me discipline, integrity, and loyalty – 3 assets for success. That opened the door to an excellent University, then Medical School, and now blossomed into a top tier medical practice in Philadelphia. My roots remain at Kennedy.”

– Carol L. Shields M.D., Class of 1975
Ocular Oncology Service, Co-Director Wills Eye Hospital