Category Archive: General News

Dec
07

More Tags Now Available on the “Giving Tree”

Ms. Miller just posted more tags on McKinley’s “Giving Tree,” and we are in need of some friends to fulfill some holiday wishes. Every year, McKinley School Social Worker Ms. Miller identifies McKinley students in need and puts gift tags on the main office window for McKinley families to take. Many items on the children’s wish lists are …

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Dec
07

McKinley Holiday Show & Reception is December 11

The McKinley Holiday Chorus, made up of 60+ children in grades K-5th grade are very excited to perform some holiday favorites for you on Monday, December 11, 7pm (December 18 in case of inclement weather). This is a PTA-sponsored event and admission is free. We hope to see you! December 11 is also the final …

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Dec
07

Donate to the American Legion Troop #143 Toy Drive by December 11

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

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Dec
07

Holiday Shop Fundraiser Runs Tuesday-Thursday, December 12-14

Another popular 5th grade fundraiser is here! The Holiday Shop will run December 12-14 and students in 1st through 5th grades can buy presents for their friends and family. Items range in price from 25 cents to $10. There are items for friends, parents, siblings and grandparents. We will provide free gift tags and bags …

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Dec
07

MONDAY, Dec 11 is the Deadline to Donate to the American Legion Troop #143 Toy Drive

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

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Nov
30

Upcoming Info for the Week of December 1 – 8

Here’s what’s happening during the week of December 1-8! 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, December 1: Winter Read In, 7-8:30pm, details here Sunday, December 3: Wonder movie screening with the Kindness …

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Nov
30

Take a Tag from the “Giving Tree!”

It’s time for McKinley School’s annual “Giving Tree!” Every year, McKinley School Social Worker Ms. Miller identifies McKinley students in need and puts gift tags on the main office window for McKinley families to take. Many 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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Nov
29

McKinley Holiday Show and Concert 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: Wednesday, December 6, 10:00am and 7:00pm – McKinley School Holiday Concert, featuring the Advanced String Orchestra, the 5th Grade Chorus and the McKinley Singers Monday, December 11, 7:00pm – McKinley School PTA Holiday Show …

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Nov
29

Info for Performers in December 6 Holiday Concert

Here are the details for those perfuming in the December 6 Holiday Concert, featuring the Advanced String Orchestra, the McKinley Singers and the 5th Grade Chorus, at 10:00am and 7:00pm. This applies to all 5th graders and 4th graders in McKinley Singers.

Nov
29

“Wonder” Movie Screening on Sunday, December 3

The Kindness Matters Committee at McKinley School invites you to join us to see Wonder on Sunday, December 3, 4pm at Fairfield Cinemas at Bullard Square (40 Black Rock Turnpike). Showtime is expected to be 4:20pm but is subject to change. Double check local listings for confirmation, and we will post updates on the McKinley …

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Nov
29

Join Us for the PTA Meeting this Thursday, November 30

November’s PTA General Membership Meeting will be held Thursday, November 30, from 7-8 pm, features guest speaker, Adria Doubleday-Stern, PsyD. She will speak about ways to help children cope with stress. Parents will have the chance to ask questions. The talk will be held in the Library. We hope you can attend!

Nov
29

Donate Toys to the American Legion Troop #143 Toy Drive by December 11

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

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Nov
09

Upcoming PTA Info for the Week of November 10-17

Here’s what’s happening during the week of November 10-17! For event details, visit the Calendar at http://mckinleyschoolpta.org/events/. Please note info is subject to change and only PTA-related items (other than school closures and some BoE info) are listed here and on the website. Check the website for the most up-to-date PTA info, flyers and more. EVENTS …

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Nov
09

School Picture Retake/Absentee Day is November 17

School picture retake day is Friday, November 17! Here are the criteria for those wanting retakes: Any student not satisfied with original portrait – return your complete package minus the class picture to the photographer on retake day. Any student who was absent on the original day whether you are purchasing a package or not. …

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Nov
02

Upcoming PTA Info for the Week of November 3-10

Here’s what’s happening during the week of November 3-10 (and a bit beyond)! For event details, visit the Calendar at http://mckinleyschoolpta.org/events/. Please note info is subject to change and only PTA-related items (other than school closures and some BoE info) are listed here and on the website. Check the website for the most up-to-date PTA info, …

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Oct
26

Upcoming PTA Info for the Week of October 27 – November 4

Here’s what’s happening during the week of October 27 – November 4! For event details, visit the Calendar at http://mckinleyschoolpta.org/events/. Please note info is subject to change and only PTA-related items (other than school closures and some BoE info) are listed here and on the website. Check the website for the most up-to-date PTA info, flyers and …

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Oct
16

Individual Student Photos Sent Home Monday, October 16

PTA Member Suzanne Graceffa delivered all the individual student photos to teachers today. Your child should bring it home today or tomorrow. If your child is anything like hers, she recommends you ask them if it’s in their backpack ASAP and remove it before it gets damaged :) Lifetouch has not yet sent class photos. …

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Oct
12

Upcoming PTA Info for the Week of October 13 – October 22

Here’s what’s happening during the week of October 13 – October 22 (and a little beyond)! For event details, visit the Calendar at http://mckinleyschoolpta.org/events/. Please note info is subject to change and only PTA-related items (other than school closures and some BoE info) are listed here and on the website. Check the website for the most up-to-date …

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Oct
05

Upcoming Events for the Week of October 6 – October 13

Here’s what’s happening during the week of October 6 – October 13! For event details and to see the calendar, visit http://mckinleyschoolpta.org/events/. Please note that this list is subject to change. Be sure to check the website for the most up-to-date info, flyers and more! EVENTS Friday, October 6: Family Game Night! At full capacity, SOLD OUT! Thursday, …

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Oct
04

Submit Your Signature Recipe to the McKinley Family Cookbook!

In an effort to celebrate our amazingly diverse McKinley family, we would like to invite all teachers, staff and families to contribute recipes to the McKinley Family Cookbook! Please include name, country of origin, recipe and a short blurb/story about the dish. Submissions are due online or via hardcopy by printing the flyer below by …

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