Students are grouped into Houses to reinforce fraternal bonds and the spirit of camaraderie. There are four houses symbolizing the colours Red, Green, Blue, and Yellow respectively. Many Inter-house competitions are conducted throughout the year as these events foster a spirit of healthy competition and teamwork.
Communication & Public Speaking Skills:
Kennedy lays emphasis on spoken English. Daily Assembly is conducted with 3-4 speakers from each class speaking on a topic for about 2-4 minutes along with an M.C. and a News Reader. Speakers’ performance is judged daily and the best performers are awarded.
Students are trained to participate in different elocutions, debates, declamations, etc.
Students are encouraged to present their artistic & writing skills in KennPedia – Kennedy’s newsletter
Five Clubs – Literary, Cultural, Health, Sports & Media clubs are organized. Students of Classes VI to IX will be a member of any one club of their choice.
Under the guidance of advisor Dr. Kalyan, Kennedy gives importance to the health of the child. Students & parents are informed of the essential nutrients for a balanced & healthy diet. As part of creating health consciousness & physical fitness, a Fitness Centre was set up in the premises with cardio, slimming & strengthening equipment for use by high school children. A Gym instructor assists the students in improving their fitness.
High school students are also taught Yoga: & meditation on a regular basis. Kennedians represented District & State at various Yoga competitions.
Sports & Games:
Kennedy encourages a healthy balance of work and play. Students are encouraged to experience the challenge and reward of sport, the spirit of participation, and the pursuit of excellence through the diverse sports programme available at the school. Many students participated in district and state-level competitions and brought laurels to the school.
We partnered with EduSports, India’s first & largest Sports Education company to hone the physical skills of our primary students.
Outdoor Games: Students from Class IV onwards are taken to Stadium and are given coaching in football, basketball, volley ball, athletics, etc by district-level coaches. Kennedy Annual Sports Meet is conducted in a way similar to the National & Olympic Games.
Drawing, Dance & Karate:
A drawing instructor with good qualification & experience is available to prepare the students interested in Art & Drawing. Western dance & Karate / Taekwondo are imparted to the interested students after school hours.
Abacus & Mind Maths classes are conducted to the interested students of primary classes during school hours
A Science Exhibition is conducted every alternate year. Kennedy Science Exhibitions were famous for the special exhibits like melting man, horror show, head without body, etc and were acclaimed as the best and highly visited exhibitions conducted by the students from a single school. About 50,000 students, teachers, parents visited Kennedy during the last 3 Science Exhibitions.
Kennedy has been conducting Maths Olympiad on the occasion of the great Indian Mathematician Sri Srinivas Ramanujan’s birth anniversary in December every year since 2004. Thousands of students from Guntur, Prakasam, Krishna, Khammam & Nalgonda districts are competing in the Maths Olympiad. Cash prizes worth about a Lakh rupees are distributed to the rankers in Kennedy Maths Olympiads every year from 2004 to 2013.