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_2017_09-18.pdf
(opens as PDF)

 

Click or tap the icon for archived memos.

FIELD TRIP Wed., Sept. 27th!

8:00am - 6:00pm

Calaveras Big Trees & Mercer Cavern

  • Hike Calaveras Big Trees State Park
  • Take a tour of Mercer Cavern

$40.00 Field Trip fee

Act now!  Limit: 40 students

See Mr. Whalen (C-301) for forms; submit your form and payment to get on the roster or waiting list.

Assignment due 1 week after field trip is complete.

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

FIELD TRIP Tues., Oct. 10, 2017!

5:45am - 7:30pm

UC Santa Cruz & Whale Watching

  • Take a cruise on a ship in search of whales
  • Tour UC Santa Cruz campus

$75.00 Field Trip fee

Act now! 

See Mr. Whalen (C-301) for forms; submit your form and payment to get on the roster or waiting list.

Assignment due 1 week after field trip is complete.

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

Sophomores: All 10th graders are scheduled to take the PSAT on October 11th, at no charge.

Students can begin preparing for the PSAT by going to:

https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10/practice

Juniors are welcome to take the PSAT as well; they must register by paying $15.00 this week in the Controller's Office during lunch (except Thursday).  Cash or check (payable to 'John F. Kennedy High School').   

Junior-year scores may qualify for a National Merit Scholarship. See www.nationalmerit.org.

Visitation Days in November!

Interested students and their parents and guardians can visit JFK and the PACE program on two days in November.

  • November 15JFK Visitation Day – This is a general visitation day that showcases all classes and programs, including PACE, on campus.
  • November 30PACE Visitation Day – This visitation day is exclusively devoted to the PACE Program.
     
    More details on both visitation days to follow.

Thank you to PACE parents for creating this slideshow presentation which features a look into the PACE Program at John F. Kennedy High School. 

It was originally shown at the 10th Annual PACE Crab Feed, held February 4th, 2017, at Elk's Lodge #6.

Enjoy!

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!

 

Download the FALL 2017 Community Service Log -- for 2017-2018 school year!

Track your community service hours!

Click on the image below to download the Fall 2017 Form (to be used first semester; due 1/16/2018).

 

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! : -)

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