Category Archive: General News

Jan
16

Join us at the Valentine’s Dance on February 1!

Join your McKinley friends for the PTA’s annual Valentine’s Dance on Friday, February 1, 7-9pm (snow date: February 8). It will be an evening of fun, dancing, crafts, refreshments, raffles, music and more! DJ Marvin Parsons will be a special guest. Tickets are $5/person in advance and $7/person at the door. An adult (over 18 …

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Jan
15

Volunteers Needed for Valentine’s Dance!

The PTA’s annual Valentine’s Dance on Friday, February 1, 7-9pm (snow date: February 8) will be an evening of fun, dancing, crafts, refreshments, raffles, music and more! To make it a success, we need YOUR help! Lots of volunteer opportunities available! SIGN UP HERE.  Please let us know how you can help! We are seeking …

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Jan
15

Family Fun Night at Bridgeport Sound Tigers – February 9!

Please join us for our annual McKinley Family Fun Night at the Bridgeport Sound Tigers at Webster Bank Arena on Saturday, February 9! The McKinley Singers will be singing the national anthem during the first intermission.  The game starts at 7pm (doors open at 6pm, singers arrive at 6:30pm) and tickets are only $18 per …

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Jan
15

Support Cancer Research in Your Pajamas on January 18

It’s Pajama Day on Friday, January 18! (And Early Dismissal at 1:40pm!) Help the Student Council raise funds for the McKinley Dolphins Team Fundraiser to support Relay for Life and finding a cure for cancer. Send in your $2 donation per child by January 17 to Mrs. Bonenfant. Download the form here.

Jan
11

Seeking Volunteers for the Valentine’s Dance

The PTA’s annual Valentine’s Dance on Friday, February 1, 7-9pm (snow date: February 8) will be an evening of fun, dancing, crafts, refreshments, raffles, music and more! To make it a success, we need YOUR help! SIGN UP HERE.  Please let us know how you can help! We are seeking volunteers to: SET-UP: Please arrive …

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Jan
10

Order your 2018-2019 Yearbook by March 11!

It’s the time of year to order your McKinley School 2018-2019 yearbook! Yearbooks are $16 each. Place your order online BY MARCH 11: Online using a credit card: Go to ybpay.lifetouch.com and enter our school’s passcode: 13488719 to create an account to place your order – THIS IS THE BEST OPTION! We are encouraging everyone to pay …

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Jan
10

TONIGHT! PTA Meeting & Fairfield Strategic Planning Workshop

Please join us TONIGHT for McKinley’s PTA meeting, 7pm, in the McKinley School Library! The PTA will be holding a special workshop with the Town of Fairfield’s Strategic Planning Committee. The Committee seeks to get Town residents’ feedback and input on the direction of the Town. Please come and share your thoughts with the committee. Here is …

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Jan
08

Family Fun Night at Bridgeport Sound Tigers – February 9!

Please join us for our annual McKinley Family Fun Night at the Bridgeport Sound Tigers at Webster Bank Arena on Saturday, February 9! The McKinley Singers will be singing the national anthem during the first intermission.  The game starts at 7pm (doors open at 6pm, singers arrive at 6:30pm) and tickets are only $18 per …

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Jan
07

Cozy Clothing Drive Runs through February

Cozy up to kindness this winter! Please bring in NEW children’s gloves, hats, scarves and socks so everyone will be warm and cozy this winter. Donation boxes will be in the school lobby through February. Thank you!

Jan
07

Support McKinley’s “One Box, One Family” Drive for a Zimbabwe School

For the past few years, the McKinley School Student Council has led our school community in providing significant support to a school in Zimbabwe.  Our donations are made to the school through the United States / African Children’s Fellowship Fund (USACF).  This organization links approximately 100 schools in the tri-state area with 100 schools in Tanzania …

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Jan
07

Help Fight Cancer in your Pajamas on January 18

It’s Pajama Day on Friday, January 18! (And Early Dismissal at 1:40pm!) Help the Student Council raise funds for the McKinley Dolphins Team Fundraiser to support Relay for Life and finding a cure for cancer. Send in your $2 donation per child by January 17 to Mrs. Bonenfant. Download the form here.

Jan
01

January Lunch Menu Available

Click here for the January lunch menu, menus subject to change. Menu links can always be found on the homepage of the McKinley PTA website, right hand side, under “Useful School Links.”

Dec
13

Mixed Bag Fundraiser Orders are In!

Mixed Bag fundraiser orders are in! Pick up is at Jenn Chrysadakis’s home. Pick up times: Tonight (Thursday): 4-6pm Friday: 1-5pm Saturday: 1:30-3pm For Jenn’s address and if these times don’t work, please contact Jenn directly at chrysadakisj(at)gmail(dot)com. Thank you!

Dec
04

McKinley Holiday Festivities Schedule

Celebrate the season by attending McKinley School’s holiday shows and concerts this December! Here’s your handy guide to this December’s festivities: Monday, December 10, 7:00pm – McKinley School PTA Holiday Show (Inclement weather date: December 17, 7:00pm), reception to follow (in cafeteria) Wednesday, December 12, 10:00am and 7:00pm – McKinley School Winter Concert Friday, December …

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Dec
04

Take a Tag from the “Giving Tree” and Help Make the Holidays a Little Brighter for Friends in Need

It’s time for McKinley School’s annual “Giving Tree!” Every year, McKinley School Social Worker Ms. Miller puts gift tags on the main office window. Each tag represents a gift for children in need. Many of the items on the children’s wish lists are very humble gifts that are necessities like shoes, coats, etc. Some are toys. The …

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Dec
04

American Legion Troop #143 Toy Drive Runs Until December 11

Give a child a reason to smile this holiday season! Tuesday, December 11 is the deadline to donate new, unwrapped toys for the American Legion Troop #143 Annual Toy Drive. Toys are presented by the Student Council to the Veterans who then donate to local hospitals and children in need through the Fairfield Police Department. Please consider …

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Dec
03

December Lunch Menu Available

Click here for the December lunch menu, menus subject to change. Menu links can always be found on the homepage of the McKinley PTA website, right hand side, under “Useful School Links.”

Dec
03

Looking for Volunteers to Bring Sweets & Treats for Holiday Show Reception

The McKinley School PTA’s Holiday Show is December 10, 7pm, and following right after is a lovely reception to celebrate the performers. We are looking for volunteers to help set up, clean up and provide sweets, treats and healthy snacks (all nut free, please!). Please download the flyer here and submit it by December 6 …

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Nov
29

Register Your Stop & Shop Card to Earn $$ for McKinley School

The holidays are just around the corner, which means everyone will be doing a bit more grocery shopping! Take a few minutes to register your Stop & Shop card to help earn money for McKinley School. And grandparents and others can also sign up to support McKinley! It’s easy and free! Here’s how to sign up: …

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Nov
29

Kindness Matters Meeting is Thursday, November 29

The world needs a little more kindness, and you can make it happen here at McKinley School! Join the Kindness Matters Committee Thursday, 9/27, in the McKinley Library from 7-8 pm. *  Children and their ideas are welcome! * There’s no commitment or pressure! Come to meetings when you can! For more information, please contact Anna Wood (annamckinleypta(at)gmail(dot)com) or Jennifer …

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