John F. Kennedy Elementary School News

Dear Parents and Families,  Welcome to Schiller Park District 81! We are excited to welcome your child to Kindergarten at Kennedy Elementary School and have packed this ...

Dear Parents/Guardians, You are invited to attend a special day dedicated to sharing your child’s school experience in District 81. Monday, October 1st  is Br...

The 2017-2018 is off to a great start! Please note that on Fridays throughout the school year, you'll receive an email containing our weekly E-newsletter. It will feature ex...

At approximately 10:30 am this morning, a student pulled a fire alarm at Kennedy School.  The alarm activated and all students quickly exited the building.  The Schi...

Dear Kennedy Families, A power line went down on Scott Street between Seymour and Eden due to high winds this afternoon at approximately 2:20 pm.  As a result, the powe...

Thursdays at Kennedy School have been devoted to a purpose that may seem unique to a school serving preschool through third grade students.  For the rest of the school ye...

School District 81 has decided to to take providing healthy snacks for kids into its own hands.  Over the past several years state funding for the fresh fruits and vegeta...

The Illinois State Board of Education has honored Lincoln Middle School Art Teacher Kacie Razo with an award for Meritorious Service in Education.  Razo was nominated las...

Please be advised that in the interest of safety and effective today, School District 81 has closed Kennedy and Washington Schools to the public for the duration of work on se...

  SD81 is pleased to announce that the Schiller Park Education Association (SPEA) has nominated LMS Art teacher Mrs. Kacie Razo as Illinois Teacher of the Year. For t...

Principal of Kennedy School, Melissa Kartsimas and the ABC Parent Group have been named recipients of the Distinguished Service Award by by the Illinois Chapter of the Nationa...

Dear Parents and Guardians, The Schiller Park Police Department and School District 81 want to assure our parents that the safety of your children is our number one priority...

Due to weather conditions, all District 81 schools will be closed, Thursday, February 19th. Please stay safe.

Due to blizzard conditions, all District 81 schools will be closed, Monday, February 2nd.  Please stay safe. 

Dr. Kimberly Boryszewski is a recent graduate of the Illinois School for Advanced Leadership Academy (ISAL), a voluntary professional development opportunity for Illinois scho...

This week School District 81 was informed that Dr. Kristin Kopta, Principal of Washington School was nominated for the Stanley C. Golder Leadership award.  The Golden A...

All District 81 schools will be open Friday, January 9, 2015.  

Due to the extreme weather conditions predicted  all  District 81 schools will be closed on Thursday, January 8th.  Please stay safe and warm. 

All District 81 schools will reopen for Friday, January 9th, 2015 as regularly scheduled.  

Weather Update

January 6, 2015

                                                  ...

Due to the extreme weather conditions predicted for tomorrow, Wednesday, January 7th, all District 81 schools will be closed.  Please stay safe and warm. 

Kennedy School E-News

September 12, 2014

Every Friday, Kennedy School sends out an E-Newsletter with important information and reminders for families, delivered to email addresses of parents/guardians. If you are not r...