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Kennedy Elementary School
1175 Tyler Street
Hastings, Minnesota 55033

(651)480-7221 and (651)480-7220
FAX: (651)480-7222

Kyle Latch, Principal

Kennedy’s Mission
To have every student reach their full potential in a supportive learning environment.


Supply List for 2016-17
6/1/2016 8:16 PM

Kindergarten Registration for 2016-17
12/9/2015 9:02 AM
          Click here for more information

Important Dates for incoming Kindergarten Families

12/9/2015 8:58 AM

Read Across Kennedy

click here for more videos from Read Across Kennedy

Kennedy Family Night

Attendance Line

Health Office
-Hours from 8:15 to 3:35

School Hours

-8:30 - Buses begin to drop students, classrooms are open, and breakfast is served.


-8:50 - School begins. Students may bring unopened food from breakfast to use for milk/snack break to classroom.

-3:25 - Dismissal for all students

Lunch/Recess Schedules
Level       Outside      Cafeteria      Classroom 
K             11:10           11:30              11:50   
1              11:35           11:55              12:15   
2              12:00           12:20              12:40   
3              12:25           12:45               1:05
4              12:50            1:10                1:30

Registration and Enrollment information can be found here.  The forms can be found here.

Monthly Newsletter & Menu
Menu Only

Supply Lists for 2016-17


9 – Grade 4 shirt orders due
20 – EARLY RELEASE at 12:00 – Staff Development
23 through 27 – BOGO Book Fair in media Center
30 – NO SCHOOL - Memorial Day
31 - Yearbooks go on sale

2 – Carnival day
8 - Report cards sent home with students
9 – EARLY RELEASE at 12:00 - End of School

Class placement and BAS scheduling information communicated
24 & 25 – BAS Reading Assessments (1st – 4th gr.)

Kennedy Related Links
Online Textbook Resources
Math (Grades K-4)
Hastings Reads 
Title I -
Parent Information
Gifted and Talented

Parent Links
Meal Pay Plus - Food Service Payments
PaySchools - Activity Payments and Fees

Staff Corner

Hastings Public Schools and Facebook
6/29/2016 10:36:54 AM

  As a school district we are always looking for ways to communicate effectively in order to develop and deepen our relationships with our students, parents, staff and community. As a district we strive to inform, listen to, and engage the community we serve in order to celebrate, support, and share the mission of our district. Facebook is just one more tool we will utilize to make this happen.  Like us on Facebook.

Post-Secondary Enrollment Options
12/28/2015 1:43:40 PM
If you are interested in PSEO (Post Secondary Enrollment Options) please follow the link below for more information:


Courtesy Bus Route Information for Secondary Students
11/3/2015 1:58:24 PM
In an effort to accommodate secondary students grades 5 - 12, who live within the walking zone to the Middle School and High School, Courtesy Bus Routes have been established.  Please click above to see more information about how the routes work and to see a map of the of locations.

School District Bullying Report Form
11/18/2015 11:10:18 AM
On April 9, 2014 Governor Dayton signed the Safe and Supportive Schools Act. This act required Minnesota school districts to implement a Bullying Policy beginning in the 2014-2015 school year. Our district had had a bullying policy in place for a number of years and the new legislation provided an opportunity for review and refinement. Please click above for more information or to download the district's Bullying Report Form.

Text Messaging Service Now Available to Parents
9/28/2015 9:56:31 AM
Hastings Public Schools is excited to announce the launch of a new service that will enhance communication by allowing the district to deliver important information to parents via SMS text messaging.

This service is not intended to replace existing means of communication, rather it will enhance them. The district will only use the service to provide information that is timely and relevant.

In order to participate in the new service, you must have a cell phone on file with the School District, and then parents must indicate willingness to receive text messages to their phones. The process is simple and only takes a few seconds to complete.

Please click above for more information on how to opt into this new service.