IMPORTANT: Please complete a new Meal Application each school year. Even if you don't qualify, your application benefits our students.


Homecoming Parade set for Friday, October 8th

Sept. 15, 2021

The 2021 Homecoming Parade will take place on Friday, October 8th. Parade entry line-up will be at 1:30pm, with the parade starting at 2:00.

If you're interested in having an entry, please complete the Parade Entry Form as soon as possible!

Middle School Yearbooks on sale now!

Sept. 9, 2021

Middle school yearbooks are on sale. If you order before Oct. 22nd you can also get 4 FREE icons to personalize your child's yearbook! Yearbooks cost $30 until Oct 31st, then they are going up.

When ordering, be sure to search Kennedy 5-8. Order today!

High School Musical - Return to the Forbidden Planet

August 12, 2021

High School students! Plan to audition for the fall musical, Return to the Forbidden Planet. Auditions will be held September 8 and 9 from 3:45 to 5:00.

Questions? Talk to Mrs. Nickolauson or Mr. Peterson!

Back to School Newsletter & Other Resources

August 11, 2021

The 2021-2022 Back to School Newsletter is now available!

You'll find a link to it (and many other resources) on our Back to School website:

Vaccine Incentives

August 6, 2021

Minnesotans can now submit their requests for the $100 vaccination rewards program today at Minnesotans 12 years of age and older who have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine since July 30 can submit a request for a $100 Visa gift card. The form will remain open for submissions for Minnesotans who get their first dose until August 15.

Return to School Parent Guidance

August 4, 2021

Return to School Parent Guidance

Back to School Information

August 2, 2021

August is here, which means we're really getting excited for the start of a new school year!

If you're looking for schedules, supply lists, registration forms, or other back-to-school information, we encourage you to visit our Back to School website:

Please note that this website changes regularly, so check it periodically for new information!

Safe Return to Learning Plan

June 23, 2021

ISD #544 will be receiving federal ESSER-III dollars. As part of the district's agreement to receive these funds, we are required to gather public feedback on our Safe Return to In-Person Learning Plan and use of ESSER-III funds. The complete document can be found HERE.

If you choose to review the plan, feel free to provide feedback to the district by using this survey. Your participation is strictly voluntary. A summary of the survey results will be reported during the school board meeting on June 28th. The survey will be open through Sunday, June 27th at 8:00 p.m.

Public Service Announcement

June 15, 2021

The primary purpose of the Fergus Falls Area Special Education Cooperative is to provide a free, appropriate, and comprehensive education for all students with disabilities, ages 0 to 21. If you are aware of any child that may be in need of special education services, they may contact their local school district principal and/or the director of special education to consider possible evaluation to determine their needs for special education.

For more specific information, contact the Director of Special Education, 518 Friberg Ave, Fergus Falls, MN,

218-998-0935, ext. 9020

Summer Nutrition Program

May 3, 2021

Get free bulk meals this summer for your children 18 and under regardless of income, enrollment or meal status, to prepare at home.

For more information and registration, visit our Food Services website: