Category Archive: General News

May
17

Upcoming Info for the Week of May 18-25

Here’s what’s happening the week of May 18-25! For event details, visit the Calendar at http://mckinleyschoolpta.org/events/. Please note info is subject to change. Check the website for the most up-to-date school and PTA info, flyers and more. EVENTS Friday, May 18: Caps for Cure fundraiser for Relay for Life, info here Friday, May 18: McKinley Author Ryan SanAngelo book selling/signing, …

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May
17

Join Us for the Kindness Matters Meeting, May 30

The final McKinley Kindness Matters Committee meeting of the school year is Wednesday, May 30 from 7pm to 8pm in the McKinley School Library. Children welcome! We would love to hear their thoughts, too! If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Barahona at jennifer(dot)d(dot)barahona(at)gmail(dot)com or Anna Wood at annamckinleypta(at)gmail(dot)com. We hope you can join …

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May
17

Steffano’s Fundraiser, May 20

Grab a delicious lunch or dinner at Steffano’s Restaurant & Pizzeria of Fairfield, 525 Tunis Hill Cut Off on Sunday, May 20, 11am-10pm. Eat in or take out, and 10% of sales will be donated to McKinley School. Check out the menu here.

May
17

Student Council Car Wash & Bake Sale POSTPONED to JUNE 2

The McKinley School Student Council’s Car Wash and Bake Sale has been postponed from Saturday, May 19 to  Saturday, June 2 from 9:00am to 2:00pm. All proceeds will go to Relay for Life, which helps with cancer research.

May
17

“Fill a Public Works Truck” Food Drive Takes Place May 20-26 at Fairfield Public Schools

Fairfield’s Department of Public Works is celebrating National Public Works Week, May 20-26, by hosting a “Fill a Public Works Truck” food drive to benefit Operation Hope’s Food Pantry and the Connecticut Food Bank. Look for the Public Works orange “Trucks” in the main entrance of all Fairfield Public Schools, including McKinley School. Please consider …

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May
15

Spots Selling Out for 5th Grade Pasta Dinner, Reserve Yours Now!

Feast your eyes and feed your tummy at McKinley’s Annual Student Art Show and Pasta Dinner! Funds raised support the 5th grade class graduation and field trips they will take this school year. 2 seatings available: 5-6pm and 7-8pm. UPDATE: Second seating from 6-7pm is full. Adults $5 and Kids $3 (3 years and under eat free). …

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May
15

Wear Your Favorite Cap on May 18

Caps for Cure is Friday, May 18! Wear a cap and help support Relay for Life’s efforts to find cures for cancer. For a $2 donation, you can wear your favorite hat to school. Submit THIS FORM and your $2 to Mrs. Bonenfant by Friday, May 18. Thank you!

May
15

Local Author Ryan SanAngelo to Visit McKinley & Selling Books on May 18

Ryan SanAngelo is a children’s author and music performer. He’s also a Fairfield resident and the father of a McKinley School student. He’s coming to our school on Friday, May 18! During the day, he will be performing cabaret-style during lunch shifts for all K-5 students. That nigh,t he’ll be at the 5th Grade Pasta Dinner …

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May
15

Join Us for McKinley’s Spring Student Art Show on May 18

Join us for McKinley’s annual spring art show on Friday, May 18, 5-8pm! There will be a special unveiling of an incredible masterpiece, raffle prizes, scavenger hunts, food, music and fun! We hope to see you!

May
15

Pre-Register Your Car for the Student Council Car Wash on May 19

The McKinley Student Council will be holding a Car Wash on Saturday, May 19, from 9am to 2pm. The money that we are collecting will go toward the collection that we are going to raise when we do the “Relay for Life Walk” (fundraiser for cancer research) on June 11.  We will also be selling …

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May
15

NEEDED: Volunteers, Supplies & Baked Goods for the Student Council Car Wash on May 19

The McKinley Student Council will be holding a Car Wash on Saturday, May 19, from 9am to 2pm. The money that we are collecting will go toward the collection that we are going to raise when we do the “Relay for Life Walk” (fundraiser for cancer research) on June 11.  We will also be selling …

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May
10

Upcoming Info for the Week of May 11-19

Here’s what’s happening the week of May 11-19! For event details, visit the Calendar at http://mckinleyschoolpta.org/events/. Please note info is subject to change. Check the website for the most up-to-date school and PTA info, flyers and more. EVENTS Friday, May 18: Caps for Cure fundraiser for Relay for Life, info here Friday, May 18: McKinley Author Ryan SanAngelo book selling/signing, …

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May
10

Student Masterpieces on Display at Spring Art Show, May 18

Join us for McKinley’s annual spring art show on Friday, May 18, 5-8pm! There will be a special unveiling of an incredible masterpiece, raffle prizes, scavenger hunts, food, music and fun! We hope to see you!

May
10

Get Hungry for the 5th Grade’s Annual Pasta Dinner Fundraiser

Feast your eyes and feed your tummy at McKinley’s Annual Student Art Show and Pasta Dinner! Funds raised support the 5th grade class graduation and field trips they will take this school year. 3 seatings: 5-6pm, 6-7pm and 7-8pm. Adults $5 and Kids $3 (3 years and under eat free). Click HERE to download the dinner …

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May
09

Local Author Ryan SanAngelo to Visit McKinley & Selling Books on May 18

Ryan SanAngelo is a children’s author and music performer. He’s also a Fairfield resident and the father of a McKinley School student. He’s coming to our school on Friday, May 18! During the day, he will be performing for all K-5 students. That nigh,t he’ll be at the 5th Grade Pasta Dinner fundraiser, selling and signing …

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May
09

Caps for Cure! May 18 – Support Relay for Life

Caps for Cure is Friday, May 18! Wear a cap and help support Relay for Life’s efforts to find cures for cancer. For a $2 donation, you can wear your favorite hat to school. Submit THIS FORM and your $2 to Mrs. Bonenfant by Friday, May 18. Thank you!

May
09

NEEDED: Volunteers, Supplies & Baked Goods for the Student Council Car Wash on May 19

The McKinley Student Council will be holding a Car Wash on Saturday, May 19, from 9am to 2pm. The money that we are collecting will go toward the collection that we are going to raise when we do the “Relay for Life Walk” (fundraiser for cancer research) on June 11.  We will also be selling …

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May
07

Field Day is June 5!

Get ready for fun and games during McKinley School’s annual Field Day! Our McKinley Field Day will be held on Tuesday June 5th (with a rain date of Monday June 11th).  Grades K-2 will participate from 9:30AM – 11:45AM.  Grades 3-5 will participate from 12:30PM – 2:45PM.  All activities will take place outside on our field next to the school.  …

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May
07

Mother’s Day Succulent Plant Sale Orders Due Wednesday, May 9

Celebrate someone special on Mother’s Day! The stage will be transformed into a garden shop so the children can choose from an assortment of 4″ potted flowers, wrapped and ready for gifting for moms, grandmothers, aunts, teachers, etc. The cost is $3/plant and pre-orders are due Wednesday, May 9. Cash or make checks out to “McKinley …

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May
03

Upcoming Info for the Week of May 4 – 11

Here’s what’s happening the week of May 4-11! For event details, visit the Calendar at http://mckinleyschoolpta.org/events/. Please note info is subject to change. Check the website for the most up-to-date school and PTA info, flyers and more. EVENTS Friday, May 4: Spring Family Read-In Night, 6:30-8:00pm, info here TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK, Monday, May 7 – Friday, May …

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