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Kennedy Elementary has an all new website that will be easier for you to find what you need! You can easily view it on a phone, tablet, PC or whatever device you like. We are all about keeping you connected, so click around and explore. If you have any issues or problems with the website, please let us know at

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All Jump Rope for Hearts donations are due Friday, February 23rd!  Thank you for making such an amazing impact on the lives of many.  

Jump Rope For Heart is coming February 15th! 
Click the link below to access the JFK information page:

Thank you so much for participating in our Jump Rope/Hoops For Heart program last year! Because you did such a great job raising money to help save lives, we were the #1 school in Riverside USD!


We kicked off this year’s Jump Rope For Heart program Friday 1/19! Please watch this special video of Grace and her brother Michael: Michael and Grace Ehlers


This year we are asking 100% of our students take a heart healthy challenge as we work together to raise money for the American Heart Association.
Step 1- Take the challenge with your student by registering at: JFK HEART HEROES

•             Drink water instead of soda and sugary beverages OR

•             Exercise for 60 minutes a day OR

•             Eat a fruit or vegetable with every meal

Step 2- Make a donation online!


Step 3-Send Emails or Ecards to friends and family asking them to take the challenge and make a lifesaving donation (your student will get credit) to help people with special hearts.

Here’s a link to our matching gifts, many employers will match their employee donations. You can forward this out to your families.


The American Heart association is helping us to create healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Please have us save twice as many lives through a matching gift.


It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3.

1. Click on the link below and enter your employer's name to find out if your company has a matching gift policy

The search engine will direct you to your company’s employee website where you can log in and print out a Matching Gift form.


2. Print out your company’s Matching Gifts form.  Please indicate your student’s first and last name and his/her school name on the form.


3. Scan and email the form to


Remember, the money you raise helps real people - just like you and your family - live longer, healthier lives! We can't do this without you!


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Minimum Day Reminder:

On, Thursday, November 9th, students will be dismissed 11:40 am.  

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Red Ribbon Week at JFK- October 23rd to 27th
           Your Future is Key, SO STAY DRUG FREE

Monday: Wear red to show your pledge to be drug free
Tuesday: Hairs to a drug free life (crazy hair or hat day)
Wednesday: Friends DON'T let friends do drugs (twin day or dress the same as a friend)
Thursday: Your future is bright (wear neon colors and sunglasses)
Friday: Dress for success (like John F. Kennedy or a community helper)

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Lunch With a Loved One & Book Fair
This week will be exciting! We have Lunch With a Loved One and Book Fair all week! You are always welcome to come and have lunch any day, but the schedule is as follows:
Monday: 3rd grade at 11:45am & 6th grade at 12:30pm
Tuesday: 2nd grade at 11:30am & 5th grade at 12:15pm
Wednesday: TK & Kindergarten at 11:00am
Thursday: 1st grade at 11:15am & 4th grade at 12:00pm

Please remember to have your photo ID ready to show.  All visitors on campus must be signed in and ID checked before entering campus.  Be sure to allow additional time for this new process.

Don't forget to visit the amazing book fair after you eat.  We look forward to seeing you all!!

John F. Kennedy Elementary School
19125 School House Lane
Riverside, CA 92508
(951) 789-7570 
Fax (951) 328-7380

Lisa Gonzalez
(951) 789-7570 ext. 43250

Nachelle Goar
Assistant Principal
(951) 789-7570 ext. 43252