The mission of John F. Kennedy High School is to promote academic excellence, individual opportunities, and critical thinking for each student.  In collaboration with parents and families and our community, we commit to the following set of core values and beliefs about learning to ensure that each student is prepared for the 21st century.


MLK Youth Explosion

Eight Waterbury students were presented with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Awards and Crosby High School teacher Sean Mosley was presented with a Dr. Martin Luther King., Jr. Leadership Award during the second annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Youth Summit on Saturday, January 14, 2017. The event is sponsored by the Concerned Black Clergy Council of Waterbury and the Waterbury Public Schools. 

The students who received awards were: Ama Frimpong-Ansah (Crosby), Evelyn Lopez (Kennedy), Daivayannah Taylor (Enlightenment), Carolyn Kleinschmidt (Waterbury Arts Magent), Breanna Madison (Waterbury Career Academy), Jayden Mobley (Wilby), Solmina Darko (Holy Cross) and Jasmine Williams (Sacred Heart). 

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Scholarship Opportunities

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PBIS Students of the Month

Congratulations to our PBIS Students of the Month: Keishla Figueroa, Savannah Maciver, Raymond Shinaul, & Natalia Lopez (camera shy)



Marc-Anthony Telusma Named UChoose Athlete of the Week

Marc-Anthony Telusma was named the UChoose Athlete of the Week.  His interview can be seen on December 1st at 8:00 pm on CPTV Sports nad December 2nd at 11:30 pm on CPTV.

National Teacher of the Year, Jahana Hayes, on Face the Nation

Our Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Hayes, appeared on Face the Nation recently.  Click on the image below to view.

PBIS Students of the Month

Congratulations to our PBIS Students of the Month: Jalissa Robles, Joshua Pagano, Angel Mercado, & Alani Arias.

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