Kennedy Elementary

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    2018-2019 School Hours:
    All Kindergarten through 5th Grade students will be allowed to enter the building at 7:45 am.
    We strongly encourage all elementary aged students to arrive at 7:45 - especially those eating breakfast.
    School day hours:
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday
    8:00am - 3:05pm
    Wednesday (Early Release)
    8:00am - 1:35pm
    Please make sure your student arrives at school with enough time to be in their classroom no later than 8:00. 
    Kennedy Elementary
    1605 Davis Road
    Lawrence, KS 66046
    Phone: 785-832-5760
    Fax: 785-832-5762
    Principal - Chalita Middleton
    Kennedy Elementary is home Kindergarten through 5th grade students.
    Facebook is another way to receive information throughout the school year. Click the button below to go to our K-5 Kennedy Elementary page.
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    The Lawrence Early Childhood program is\housed at Kennedy Elementary.
    You can find the Early Childhood website here:

Upcoming Events


  • Check out the March newsletter for important Kennedy info and event dates!

    March 2019 Newsletter

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  • Students entering 5th and 6th grade can spend time learning about various instruments this summer. Please see the flyer for details:

    Novice Music Flyer

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  • March Book Madness

    We are celebrating reading ALL MONTH at Kennedy!

    March BOOK Madness begins with a theme week March 4-7:

    March 4th - Oh the Places you’ll go

    • Wear a shirt representing your favorite college

    March 5th - Read my shirt

    • Wear a shirt with something to read on it

    March 6th - Wacky Wednesday

    • Wear your wackiest SOCKS

    March 7th - Cozy up with a good book

    • Wear your Pajamas to school! We are having school-wide reading time so you may bring a pillow & blanket as well.

    March 7th kicks off our SPRING BREAK reading challenge!

    Students who read over 200 minutes and return their challenge form to Mrs. Jackson by March 20th will receive prizes including a special surprise treat during lunch.  If your student forgot their challenge paper you can download and print it:

    LOG SHEET - March Madness Reading Challenge 

    Instructions - Reading Challenge Instructions

    Ask your student about our March Madness BOOK bracket - what books were their favorites? What books won their class vote?

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  • Lunch Schedule 2018-2019:

    Kindergarten 11:30-12:00

    First Grade 11:50-12:10

    Second Grade 12:30-1:00

    Third Grade 12:00-12:30

    Fourth Grade 12:20-12:50

    Fifth Grade 11:40-12:10

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