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John F. Kennedy Middle School


500 Broadway,
Bethpage, NY 11714

PRINCIPAL: Mr. Kevin Fullerton


DEANS: Mary Padalino and Jill Bennardo


Main Office:
516-644-4200 (Phone)
516-937-0540 (Fax)

Extra Help Schedule, 2018-19


In the News

21st Century: Scrabble

With Ms. Ahronheim and Ms. Klein as their coaches, students from John F. Kennedy Middle School had the opportunity to participate in a 21st Century: Scrabble activity to learn how to earn more points in the game.  We hope that the participants will use their newfound knowledge in their next game of Scrabble!

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21st Century: Chocolate Duck

Back by popular demand for its fifth year, the 21st Century: Chocolate Duck activity is going strong! It may have been pouring outside, but inside it was raining chocolate! Each participant went home with chocolate pops and six Autumn-themed cupcakes that they created! Based on the smiles and laughter, the students had a 'sweet' time!

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21st Century: Do It Yourself Locker Organizer

On Friday, October 5, 2018, Grade 6 students from John F. Kennedy Middle School were given the opportunity to create their own locker organizers.  Given that this is the first year that Grade 6 students will be using lockers in their academic career, participants used creativity in the design of their organizer.  Special thanks to Ms. Klein and Ms. McKweon for facilitating this 21st Century activity!

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21st Century: Oyster Bay Beach Clean Up

Members of the Marine Science Club along with other environmentally concerned students from Bethpage High School and John F. Kennedy Middle School helped to rid our beaches of trash.  The students were greeted by Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor, Joe Saladino, who boarded the school bus to personally thank them for their good work. Participants were treated to a hot dog cookout and had the opportunity to try their hand at fishing while the charcoal heated up! Local specimen were collected for the Marine Club's saltwater tank.

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Sophia's Summer at Harvard University

Sophia Passaro attended Harvard University for the Ambassador Leaders Summit during this past summer.  Students who are nominated must "demonstrate scholastic achievement, leadership potential, and the ability to take initiative to affect positive change." Sophia was nominated by her teacher, Ms, Balvin and was the perfect candidate! Sophia had the opportunity to stay in a Harvard dorm and tour the university's campus! She spent her time collaborating with peers from around the country creating a charity and she was even nominated to be one of the team's leaders! Way to go, Sophia!


21st Century: MakerFaire NYC

On Saturday, September 22, 2018, students from John F. Kennedy Middle School accompanied Mr. Zabell, Mrs. Marcis, and Mr. Choi to the 9th Annual World MakerFaire New York held at the New York Hall of Science in Queens.  A MakerFaire is "an all ages gathering of technology enthusiasts, artists, authors, crafters, do-it-yourselfers, educators, engineers, exhibitors, hobbyists, science clubs, students, and tinkerers." Students got to see various exhibits, participate in several hands-on exhibits, and ask questions to the exhibitors.

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2018-19 JFK Extracurricular Clubs 

A list and description of the extracurricular clubs being offered at John F. Kennedy Middle School for the 2018-19 school year is available below.  Students can learn more about each of these clubs during the Activity Fair on Thursday, September 20, 2018 and Friday, September 21, 2018.  There's something for everyone and we encourage you to get involved!

JFK Extracurricular Club Offerings, 2018-19


2018-19 Supply Lists

Student supply lists for the 2018-19 school year for each of the subject areas can be accessed through the links below.

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