• Principal's Message - January 2024

    Posted by Robert Julian on 1/3/2024

    Dear JFK High School Families:

    On behalf of our school administration, faculty and staff, we would like to wish everyone a safe, happy, and healthy start to the New Year! Please take a moment to read the following updates and view some photos from our school.

    Sincerely,

    Mr. Julian 🐻

    Important Dates:

    1/2: Students, Faculty & Staff return to JFK. Welcome Back! 🏫📚

    1/11: Winter Sports Photos -- See Yearbook Website LIVE LINK 📸

    1/15: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, All Schools Closed 

    1/16: BOE Regular Meeting @ 6:30 pm WW Elementary School 🤝

    1/23-1/26: Regents & Local Exam Week See Website Info. Here: JFK HS 🎓

    1/26: End of 2nd Quarter & End of 1st Semester 🗓️

    1/29: Begin 2nd Semester Classes 🗓️

    1/30-2/2: MP Report Cards Mailed to Homes 📫

    2/10: Winter Snowball Semi-Formal Dance @ 7:00 PM 🪩

    2/12 - 2/16: Winter Sports Spirit Week Details TBA 📣

    2/12: HS PTO Meeting 6:00 PM in CAFE 

    2/15: Cheektowaga Band Festival @ Cheektowaga Central 🎶

    2/19-2/23: Mid-Winter Recess, All Schools Closed ❄️

     


     

    Mr. Murray and our HS band entertain staff and students with a live performance!

     

    2024 Regents & Local Exam Week -- SEE SCHEDULE HERE: LIVE LINK                                                                                     

    As we look ahead to January Regents Exams, it is important to be aware of the upcoming January 2024 Regents Week schedule. We have a regular school day Monday, January 22nd followed by exams Tuesday, January 23rd through and including Friday, January 26th.  Additionally, buses will run on our normal schedule with a midday pickup/drop off. Please contact your child’s counselor with any questions or to see if your child needs to take an exam. See bus times below:

    Transportation During Regents Week 1/23-1/26:  

    *MORNING: ALL MORNING BUSES RUNNING AT NORMAL TIMES. STUDENTS SHOULD BE AT THEIR NORMAL PICKUP LOCATIONS.

    *MIDDAY: BUSES PICK UP AT JFK @ 10:15 AM; BUSES THEN DROP STUDENTS OFF AND PICK UP FOR AFTERNOON EXAMS. 

    *STUDENTS LOOKING FOR MIDDAY TRANSPORTATION TO JFK PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING: 

    *PLEASE ADJUST YOUR STOP BY GOING TO THE NEAREST CORNER AS  PER FIRST STUDENT.  MIDDAY BUSES WILL NOT PICK UP DIRECTLY IN FRONT OF HOMES.

    *BE AT THE NEAREST CORNER AT 10:25 AM. BUS MAY ARRIVE ANYTIME BETWEEN 10:25-10:45 AM.

    *AFTERNOON: ALL AFTERNOON BUSES RUNNING AT NORMAL TIMES. BUSSES WILL DEPART JFK HS AT/AROUND 2:20 PM. The late bus will run/depart at its normal time.

    January Regents Exams FAQs 

    We often field questions prior to the January Regents Week regarding several items such as transportation schedules, BOCES/CTE classes, food services, after school activities, etc. To that end, we put together an FAQ document as a reference for families and students. As always, don’t hesitate to call us if needed.

    CLICK: JANUARY REGENTS EXAMS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS