Vol. 6 Issue 70 Thursday, May 29, 2014 GOLD DAY: 2 – 4 - 6
John F. Kennedy’s mission is to develop our island students to become globally primed high achievers.
Our ESLRs: John F. Kennedy High School students will be responsible citizens, problem solvers, effective communicators, and technologically literate.
¥ Congratulations to Mikayla Datu who was recognized by the GATE – Visual Performing Arts division for her performance in Hairspray.
¥ Watch the JFK Track and Field Team compete in the All-Island Meet at Leo Palace on Friday, May 30 at 4:00pm.
¥ Students and Teachers: The Yearbook Club and the Yearbook Advisor, Mr. Rabago, offer their sincerest apologizes for errors that were found in this year’s yearbook. Some errors that were brought to Mr. Rabago’s attention include, but are not limited to: Pixilated pictures in the Sports Section, quotes that were not selected by the Senior who submitted them, quotes that were lost or missing and replaced by other quotes selected by the yearbook staff, spelling errors, and ads that were not included in the yearbook. The staff of the Yearbook club worked diligently to produce an exceptional product and have noted many areas for improvement. Once again, the staff and advisor of the Yearbook club apologize for the errors and the disappointment it caused some students and their families.
¥ PLEASE HELP GPPT spread the word and INVITE FAMILIES TO USE OUR RESOURCE CENTER ON MONDAYS 5:30pm to 8pm, WEDNESDAYS 5:30pm to 8pm, SATURDAYS 10am-2pm. We also provide FREE Individualized Education Plan (IEP) trainings on Wednesdays every week from 6-8pm. Gas coupons will be provided to help defray the cost of transportation.
¥ Effectively immediately, the library will be opened at 6 A.M. and will close at 2:30 P.M.
¥ Walkers must use the sidewalk and crosswalk. You may not cut through the parking lots!
¥ In order to ensure that students are on time to class and not waiting until the last minute to eat, the cafeteria line will close at 6:45a.m. for breakfast and 11:20a.m. for lunch. Please be prompt!
In April 2012, a teacher evaluation committee of Guam Department of Education administrators and Guam Federation of Teacher educators was convened to improve the Professional Teacher Evaluation Program (PTEP). Individuals from the Office of the Superintendent and teh University of Guam Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service provided expertise and assistance.
(HELPING EVERY LEARNER PROGRESS)
A DIRECTORY OF AGENCIES AND LOCATIONS
FOR ACADEMIC NEEDS
COMPUTER INTERNET RESOURCES OUTSIDE SCHOOL CAMPUS
Guam Public Libraries All branches (different branch hours vary) Ph # 475-4751 http://gpls.guam.gov
Mayors’ offices - limited, on request if available
Laptop hookups, free wireless: Mobil Gas Stations, McDonald’s Restaurants, Outrigger Hotel Lobby, Coffee Beanery (Micronesia Mall, Tumon, Agana, Tamuning), Shirley’s Coffee Shop (Tamuning, Agana, Harmon), Roasted Coffee Shop, Wash n’ Dry (Maite and Harmon), Hava Java, Java Junction , miscellaneous coffee shops and restaurants
Americorps (Federal Grant) Scholarships for community service Ph#735-2234
College Access Challenge Grant Program (CACGP) Guam Community College. Federal grant program. College prep assistance and services for underserved populations. Ph#735-5565. www.facebook/GCC-College-Access-Challenge-Grant-Program.
Educational Talent Search Program (ETS). University of Guam. Federal grant program for students from disadvantaged backgrounds, minority or under-represented groups. Ph#735-1990/2246
Upward Bound / TRIO. University of Guam. Federal set of grant programs to assist minority or low income students in completing their high school education with encouragement to continue onto college. Ph#735-2245