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, and more! 

Discover the latest: 
PACE Monday Memo_2014_09-15.pdf
(opens as PDF)

FIELD TRIP Thursday, Sept. 25th!

7:30am - 5:30pm

Calaveras Big Trees website & Mercer Cavern website

$20.00 Field Trip fee ($5 with PACE Card!)

Act now!  Limit: 40 students

See Mr. Whalen (C-301)

Become a PACE Patron!

When you make a contribution of $100 or more to the PACE program,
your student will receive a PACE Patron Card

$5 Field Trip Fee (Non card holder pays $20)

$5 off Greek & Latin Roots Vocabulary Workbook (Non card holder pays $10)

$10 off the Senior Disneyland Grad Nite Ticket

$5 off the Junior year PSAT test fee

$10 off Sophomore Summer Program fee

$5 off the Junior Summer Program fee

$10 book fee for Freshmen PACE History 9 Class (non card holder pays $20)

$10 worth of raffle tickets at the PACE Annual Crab Feed

Additional discounts will be given if a chance arises during the school year.

This is an importance funding source for the PACE program. We urge you to become a PACE Patron and make your contribution, as soon as possible, to help guarantee the planned 2014-2015 school year activities.

You can present your $100 check at JFK (to Mr. Whalen or Jennifer Yee)
or mail your check to the school.

Click on the link for instructions and start saving!

2014-2015 PACE Patron Card donation overview letter.pdf

2014-2015 PACE Patron Card ORDER FORM.pdf 

Thank you for your support!

FIELD TRIP Thursday, October. 2nd!

8:15am - 6:15pm

San Jose State University website & San Jose Museum of Art website


$20.00 Field Trip fee ($5 with PACE Card!)

Act now! 

See Mr. Whalen (C-301)



Sophomores: All 10th graders are scheduled to take the PSAT on October 15th. 

Students can begin preparing for the PSAT by going to:

Juniors are encouraged to take the PSAT as well; however, there is a $15 testing fee due by October 8th and must be paid to the controller, Ms. Okada. (Please note, there is no fee waiver available this year for juniors.)  Junior-year scores may qualify for a National Merit Scholarship. See

JFK Counselor Assignments 2014-2015

Please note that for the 2014-2015 school year, the following JFK counselors are available (by student last name):

  • Mr. Norman (students "A" - "Di")
  • Mrs. Coletta (students "Do" - "Johnson")
  • Mr. Drotts (students "Jones" - "M")
  • Mr. Frazier (students "N" - "Sta")
  • Ms. Anderson (students "Ste" - "Z")

The All New Community Service Log is HERE!

Get a head start on those community service hours this summer!

Download the Fall 2014 Form Below

Free E-Waste Collection

Fundraiser for: JFK PACE & MLK K-8
When: Saturday, October 11, 2014
Time: 9am to 1pm
Where: JFK Parking Lot

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! : -)

"Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now." - Alan Lakein

Click below to view a sample student PACE schedule:

PACE Sample Course Schedule or Course Sequence.pdf

Please note that this schedule represents possible options, not necessarily required courses.  For more information about the PACE Program, please see the PACE Brochure of contact the PACE office.

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.