Category Archive: PTA News

Dec
07

Upcoming Info for the Week of December 8 – 15

Here’s what’s happening during the week of December 8-15! 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 Monday, December 11: McKinley PTA Holiday Show & Reception, 7pm, info here Tuesday, December 12 – Thursday, December …

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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
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

“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 Winter Read-In on Friday, December 1

Join us for the Winter Read-In, a free PTA-sponsored event on Friday, December 1, 7-8:30pm in the McKinley School Library! Refreshments and activities provided for children. This event is designed to encourage reading. Parents and children (from K to 5th grade) are invited to learn more about the digital resources available at McKinley School to support …

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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
09

PTA Meeting Moved to 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
09

McKinley Family Fun Night at Disney On Ice, January 5 – Payment Due November 22

Disney on Ice “FROZEN” is coming to Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport in January! McKinley Family Fun Night is Friday, January 5, 2017 at 7pm. Family and friends are welcome to attend! Ticket payment and order forms are due Wednesday, November 22. Flyers will go home next week OR download the form HERE and submit payment and form in your child’s …

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Nov
09

Genevieve’s Orders Available for Pick Up November 16

Thank you to all who supported the Genevieve’s Fundraiser for McKinley School! Orders will be available for pick up on NOVEMBER 16, 3-6pm, on stage in the gym. Packages will be on stage and parents should pick up during these hours only. If you cannot pick up then, please contact Janet Valiante at jvaliante3(at)aol(dot)com or 203-400-0448. Thank you!

Nov
09

Kindness Matters Meeting, Wednesday, November 15

The McKinley Kindness Matters Committee is Wednesday, November 15 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 us!

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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Nov
02

PTA Holiday Show Rehearsals & Reminders

The PTA Holiday Show rehearsals run every Monday through the show on Monday, December 11. K-2 is 6:30 – 7:30pm 7 – 8pm for 3-5. Dance rehearsal starts NEXT Monday, at 6pm. Please make sure to check in and sign out every week, as the list is used for attendance as well as for safety purposes …

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Nov
02

Hope to See You at the November 9 PTA Meeting

For the next McKinley School general membership PTA meeting on Thursday, November 9, from 7-8 pm, we are excited to have guest speaker, Adria Doubleday-Stern, PsyD, speak about ways to help children cope with stress. Parents will have the chance to ask questions. All are welcome to attend. If you are not yet a member …

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