John R. King Academic and Performing Arts Academy Blog

Thank you!

Thank You for your investment in our children!  A sincere thank you to the members of the Operation CAN’d Aid Foundation for donating to our music program at John R. King Academic and Performing...

Free Throws For Families

Come visit the first annual FREE THROWS FOR FAMILIES Holiday Charity Fundraiser!  All proceeds go to help families in need over the holidays.  

The Ned Show

The Ned Show promotes positive attitudes and character building.  The presenter, Kazmo, and Ned shared a Kindness and Culture Difference video and activity with our 3rd-6th grade students.   The students learned about other cultures...


John R. King Students and Staff give thanks to ROTC!  Several ROTC high school students provided their services throughout our school day.  The ROTC students have set great examples by tutoring, assisting with activities, and mentoring the...

Reading, Reading, and more Reading

Ms. Harris’ class enjoys reading with has over 5000 books available for students to read, with online assessments.  Our students love it!

Pre-Kindergarten Mother’s Day Tea Party

On Thursday, May 11th, the John R. King preschoolers said, “thank you” to their Mommies, Aunties, and/or Grandmothers in a Mother’s Day Tea Party.  The guests were treated to music, cupcakes, cakes, donuts, muffins,...

Safe Routes to School

J.R. King students enjoyed riding their bikes to school on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 for Bike Day.  Thanks to our community partners and the Safe Routes to School Program for yet another success!  The Safe...

S.T.E.M. Fundraiser

Congratulations to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners of the J.R. King S.T.E.M. Fundraiser.  Da’jah Whitley (Grand Prize Winner) – 1st Grade, Amaya Clark – 2nd Grade, and Ta’Shaunna Chadwick – 5th Grade.