Category Archive: General News

Mar
19

Buy a Paper Clover and Show Your Support for the McKinley Drama Club

For just $1, show your support of the McKinley Drama Club. Download the form HERE, write your message(s) on the back and return it and your payment in an envelope to “McKinley Drama Club” by Friday, March 22. All proceeds benefit the drama club. Thank you!

Mar
19

Sign Up for the McKinley Parent Social!

Join other McKinley parents for a fun night out at GRACE O’MALLEY’S, 1494 Post Road in downtown Fairfield on Saturday, March 30, 4pm-7pm. $10/adult and $5/kid includes light apps (kid-friendly bites, too!) and music, cash bar. Babysitting available downstairs for McKinley-age (5+) children only during event hours. Kids must stay downstairs; parents welcome to check in with …

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Mar
18

You’re Invited: McKinley Parent Social!

Join other McKinley parents for a fun night out at GRACE O’MALLEY’S on the Post Road in downtown Fairfield on Saturday, March 30, 4pm-7pm. $10/adult and $5/kid includes light apps and music, cash bar. Babysitting available downstairs for McKinley-age children only during event hours.

Mar
13

“Jump Rope for Heart” is March 20 – Sign Up Today!

During March, Student Council will be sponsoring different fundraising events to raise money for the American Heart Association. They will be selling Scare Monsters, Heart Hero pins, bracelets and pencils during lunch shifts. They will be sponsoring “Jump Rope for Heart” on Wednesday, March 4 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm in the gym. (Note: March 20 is early …

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Mar
10

Little Pub Fundraiser – March 11 & 12!

Please join us for a fundraiser at Little Pub on Black Rock Turnpike, Monday, March 11 and Tuesday, March 12. Dine in or eat out, all day. Present THIS FLYER and McKinley will get 15% of your total bill.

Mar
06

Order the McKinley 2018-2019 Yearbook by March 11!

Just 6 days left 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 online, …

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Mar
06

Lucky Charms Breakfast for Box Tops

Class contest to earn a Lucky Charms breakfast! During March, submit completed box top sheets (download HERE) and place in the Lucky Charms box next to the elevator on Broadway. For every box top, McKinley gets $0.10 – it adds up! Thank you!

Mar
05

Sign Up for McKinley Wakeman Spring Programs by March 26

Registration for spring Wakeman programs at McKinley School is open! Deadline to register is March 26. REGISTRATION FORMS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE FLYER SPINNER IN THE FRONT OFFICE OR DOWNLOAD IT HERE. Classes run 4/1/19 through 6/6/6, depending on class. Classes offered include: Spring Into Arts ($50): For grades 1-2, Mondays, 3:25-4:30pm. We Spring into Art, draw …

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Mar
05

School Store Is Open March 8!

The next School Store will be on Friday, March 8. The School Store is a fundraiser for the 5th Grade class and helps fund graduation and the field trips they will take this school year. The School Store will be open approximately once a month in the main hallway during recess. 1st – 5th graders can …

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Mar
05

Attend Family STEAM Night on March 7

Come investigate and explore at McKinley’s Family STEAM Night on Thursday, March 7, 6:30-8pm! The event will be held in the gym, cafeteria, art room and library. This event is limited to McKinley families and is not a drop off event – parental/guardian attendance is required. Download the form HERE and submit by March 6. …

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Feb
26

Celebrate Dr. Seuss Day on March 1!

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday! On Friday, March 1, dress up as your favorite character, read Dr. Seuss books and have fun! Dr. Seuss is also today’s theme of McKinley Cares Day.

Feb
26

Crazy Hair Day is February 28!

It’s Crazy Hair Day on Thursday, February 28! Support this 5th grade fundraiser by sending in $1 by Wednesday, February 27 (in an envelope marked “attn: 5th grade fundraisers“). Go crazy, go wild – and have fun with your hair!

Feb
24

Buy Discounted Tickets for Marvel Live! the Weekend of March 1-3

Discounted tickets are available for Marvel Live! at Webster Bank Arena, and a portion of the proceeds supports McKinley School! Shows and ticket pricing are: Friday, March 1, 7pm: $23.75/ticket Saturday, March 2, 7pm: $23.75/ticket Sunday, March 3, 4pm: $23.75/ticket Please return completed form (DOWNLOAD HERE) and RETURN PAYMENT by TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26 to the main office. …

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Feb
22

Order the McKinley 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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Feb
21

Join us for McKinley Family Kindness Night on February 25!

We’re less than a week away from McKinley’s family Kindness Night! Join Principal Gingrave & the Kindness Committee on Monday, February 25, 6:30-8pm for an evening of family fun, activities, and learning about what truly matters most – how we treat each other! REGISTER HERE. Having a head count will help us more accurately plan. We …

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Feb
21

Friday, February 22 is Flannel Friday!

Warm your heart by dressing in flannel on Friday, February 22! All donations (any amount welcome!) support the American Heart Association. This program is run by Mrs. Bonenfant and the Student Council. Download the form HERE and submit donations by February 22.

Feb
15

Random Acts of Kindness Week is February 19-25

McKinley is celebrating Random Acts of Kindness Week February 19-25! Each day, we are asking everyone to do acts of kindness: Tuesday, February 19: Be kind to your teacher or staff member. Write a note, draw a picture or do something that shows your appreciation. Wednesday, February 20: Celebrate “Fairfield Kindness Day.” Read or do …

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Feb
15

American Heart Association Fundraiser: Instant Heart Heroes

Student Council will be selling Instant Heart Heroes during lunch and recess on Thursday to raise money for the American Heart Association. Download the form HERE for pricing and info.

Feb
15

Flannel Friday for American Heart Association on February 22

Warm your heart by dressing in flannel on Friday, February 22! All donations (any amount welcome!) support the American Heart Association. This program is run by Mrs. Bonenfant and the Student Council. Download the form HERE and submit donations by February 22.

Feb
12

Join Us February 25 for Kindness Matters at McKinley

Join Principal Gingrave & the Kindness Committee on Monday, February 25, 6:30-8pm for an evening of family fun, activities, and learning about what truly matters most – how we treat each other! REGISTER HERE. The evening is sponsored by the PTA Kindness Committee and there is no cost to attend. However, we ask that you …

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