John F Kennedy High School PACE

Catch up with Mr. Whalen's MONDAY MEMO to find out about current PACE efforts, upcoming events, cultural and service opportunities, scholarships, test dates, and more! 

Discover the latest: 
PACE Monday Memo_2016_10-24.pdf
(opens as PDF)


Click or tap the icon for archived memos.

Time for PACE Visitation Days on November 10th and 17th, 8:30am -- noon.

  • Visit Classes
  • Meet Teachers
  • Tour the JFK Campus
  • Learn more about PACE (see Quick Links for PACE Brochure)

Also: Come visit PACE Open House on November 14th, starting at 6:00pm in JFK Auditorium.

Click here for more information.

Hope to see you!

FIELD TRIP Friday Oct. 28! San Francisco



7:30am - 5:45pm

Tour the CA Academy of Sciences; attend the production of "The Hard Problem"

  • $30 Field Trip fee ($10 with PACE Card)
  • Sign up with Mr. Whalen (C-301)
  • Submit your form & payment to get on the roster or waiting list
  • Capacity: 40 students
  • Assignment due 1 week after field trip is completed

Parent volunteers - please sign up on the back side of student/parent permission form.  Thank you to parents for volunteering and raising funds to make this trip possible!

The Sacramento State Honors Program will be making a presentation to interested seniors on Thursday, Oct. 27 in the JFK Auditorium during 2nd period.

Any senior wanting to attend needs to sign up in Room C301.

Click or tap on the Honors Program icon for more information about their exciting program.

The first edition of the PACE Alumni Book is here!  Catch up on former faces, their whereabouts, their reflections on PACE and JFK, and their visions of the future!

PACE Alumni Book ed-01.pdf 

Keep in touch, friends!


Parent Volunteers Needed for Concession Stand at new Golden 1 Center!

PACE has committed to manning a concession stand at the new Golden 1 Center this year. PACE will receive a percentage of the profits the stand earns that night. Volunteers must arrive 2 hours prior to the event; uniforms (shirts and pants) will be provided for each event.

Volunteers can email Lily Dong at to sign up or if you have questions; you can also reach her at (916) 806-6273 (text or call).

Upcoming events and dates:

  • Thursday, October 27 at 7:30pm -- Kings vs. San Antonio Spurs
  • Monday, December 12 at 7:30pm -- Kings vs. Los Angeles Lakers
  • Sunday, January 8 at 6pm -- Kings vs. Golden State Warriors
  • Friday, January 13 at 7:30pm -- Kings vs. Cleveland Cavaliers

Past events and dates -- thank you!

  • Wednesday, October 5 at 8pm – Concert: Sir Paul McCartney, former Beatle

Download the FALL 2016 Community Service Log!

Track your community service hours!

Click on the image below to download the Fall 2016 Form (to be used first semester).


Use AMAZON SMILE to support PACE while shopping online!

  • Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to JFK PACE Parent Committee whenever you shop using AmazonSmile.
  • AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know: Same products, same prices, same service.

Support PACE and other charitable organizations by starting your shopping here or by clicking on the AmazonSmile logo.

Use NUGGET MARKET'S SCRIP CARD to support PACE while shopping at Nugget Market!

Join the Nugget scrip community online by clicking or tapping here, or on the Nugget Scrip Card logo.

Thanks for your support, and happy shopping!

Use RALEY'S "SOMETHING EXTRA" SCRIP to support PACE while shopping at Raley's, Bel Air, and Nob Hill Foods!

Join Raley's "Something Extra" rewards program online by clicking or tapping here, or on the "Extra Credit" logo.

Thanks for your support, and happy shopping!

Why take AP...?  Here's why!

Click here to read JFK/PACE graduates' reflections: how Advanced Placement coursework made a difference!

Click here to explore AP on the College Board's website.

Click here to signup for text and email communications - then follow these steps:
  • Click the link above.
  • Type in 1) your Name, 2) email address, 3) cell phone including area code, 4) click the Submit button.
  • Enter the 4 digit activation code that is texted to you.
  • Click the Validate button -- and you're Done! : -)

The Sacramento City Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, political affiliation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, parental or marital status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law, ordinance or regulation, in its educational program(s) or employment.


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