Category Archive: PTA News

Aug
29

Spirit Wear Orders Due September 30

We have a new online system to order spirit wear this year! The store will be open to purchase spirit wear items until September 30. Items will ship to the school 2 weeks after the store closes. We can expect items by mid-October. This is a new vendor and a new system trying an online …

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Aug
26

“Meet McKinley” Night / Open House

Save the date! Meet your child’s teachers and get a sneak peek at the upcoming year at McKinley’s Open House on September 16, 6-7:30pm! Our Open House will be another opportunity to learn about our initiatives for the upcoming school year as well as a highlight of some of our goals for school improvement. Open House …

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Aug
26

“Meet & Greet” with Teachers

Parents, caretakers and students are invited to meet their teachers for the 2019-20 school year on Wednesday, August 28 from 8:30am-9:30am. See you there!

Jun
06

Order 2019-2020 School Supply Kits by June 21

Would you rather spend a summer day driving from store to store to purchase school supplies or get everything you need in one easy box, delivered right to school on the first day? Great news! McKinley PTA is offering a supply kit program at school for the 2019-2020 school year. Kits include the exact colors, …

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May
20

Saugatuck Sweets Brings Ice Cream to McKinley Cafeteria after Spring Concert

No need to rush to grab ice cream after the Spring Concert on May 22, 7pm! Saugatuck Sweets will be selling 6 flavors to choose from, 1 scoop or 2, immediately following  the concert in the cafeteria. CASH ONLY! 20% of the sales will be donated to the McKinley PTA.

May
14

Join us May 15 for the McKinley PTA Meeting

Please join us for the May McKinley PTA meeting on Wednesday, May 15, 7pm! We will vote on the 2019-2020 slate. All are welcome. Hope to see you there! We look forward to seeing new faces and hearing new ideas. The PTA is a great opportunity to get involved, make new friends and be part of your …

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May
02

Mother’s Day Pop-Up Shop Jewelry Orders Due Friday, May 3

Celebrate someone special on Mother’s Day! The stage will be transformed into a jewelry pop-up shop so the children can choose from an assortment of necklaces, bracelets and earrings, each $6. We will have gift bags and cards for the kids to make their purchases ready for gifting moms, grandmothers, aunts, teachers, etc. The cost is …

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May
02

Last Chance to Reserve Your Seats 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 on Friday, May 3! Send in your reservations ASAP to get the seating of your preference. 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 …

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Apr
26

Mother’s Day Pop-Up Shop Jewelry Orders Due Friday, May 3

Celebrate someone special on Mother’s Day! The stage will be transformed into a jewelry pop-up shop so the children can choose from an assortment of necklaces, bracelets and earrings, each $6. We will have gift bags and cards for the kids to make their purchases ready for gifting moms, grandmothers, aunts, teachers, etc. The cost is …

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Apr
26

“Odd Gods” Author Visit & Book Sale on May 14

We are thrilled to announce author David Slavin and illustrator Adam J.B. Lane, in partnership with Fairfield University Bookstore, will be at McKinley May 14 to present their new collaboration, “Odd Gods.” Odd Gods is the start of a new trilogy that is part “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” and part Percy Jackson. In it, …

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Apr
26

Join Us for a GNO on May 3 to Benefit McKinley Weekend Packs

Have fun and do good with a great group of women! Join us for a Girls Night Out on Friday, May 3, 6-9pm at My Salon Suite! $75 per person includes a wash and blowout, dinner, drinks and dessert. 100% of the ticket sales benefits the McKinley Weekend Packs program. RSVP by April 26 by …

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Apr
26

McKinley Carnival Canceled Friday Night Due to Weather

We regretfully announce that Friday night’s carnival is canceled due to strong winds and poor weather forecast calling for 100% rain. But we’ll be open Saturday, April 27 (1-10pm) and Sunday, April 28 (1-5pm) at Jennings Beach! Wristbands for every day, tons of entertainment and lots of goodies will be available. The Carnival is the PTA’s largest …

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Apr
26

Hope You’re 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 on Friday, May 3! 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 …

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Apr
25

Tonight’s PTA Meeting RESCHEDULED to April 30

Tonight’s PTA meeting has been rescheduled to Tuesday, April 30, 7pm in the McKinley Library. All are welcome! Executive Board Meeting follows the General Meeting. Some agenda items include: Presentation of the 2019/2020 Slate from the Nominating Committee Project Executive Board is working on regarding creating standard rules/guidelines and policies for Board Members and Committee Chairs New …

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Apr
23

Call for 2019-2020 PTA Appointed Positions

In addition to PTA elected positions, the McKinley PTA also offers appointed positions. Appointed positions are part of the Executive Board and are expected to attend the monthly general and executive PTA meetings. You must be a paid PTA member to apply. The appointed positions are: Membership Elect (shadow and work with VP (s) of …

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Apr
23

Join us April 25 for the April PTA Meeting

Please join us on Thursday, April 25, 7pm in the McKinley Library for the April PTA General Meeting. All are welcome! Executive Board Meeting follows the General Meeting. Some agenda items include: Presentation of the 2019/2020 Slate from the Nominating Committee Project Executive Board is working on regarding creating standard rules/guidelines and policies for Board Members …

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Apr
09

Save the Date for the Annual Spring Art Show & Pasta Dinner Fundraiser

Feast your eyes and feed your tummy at McKinley’s Annual Student Art Show and Pasta Dinner on Friday, May 3! Funds raised support the 5th grade class graduation and field trips they will take this school year.  

Apr
09

Girls Night Out on May 3 to Benefit McKinley Weekend Packs

Have fun and do good with a great group of women! Join us for a Girls Night Out on Friday, May 3, 6-9pm at My Salon Suite! $75 per person includes a wash and blowout, dinner, drinks and dessert. 100% of the ticket sales benefits the McKinley Weekend Packs program. RSVP by April 26 by …

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Apr
09

Sign Up to Volunteer at McKinley’s Carnival, April 26-28

Our school’s biggest fundraiser of the year, the McKinley School Carnival is almost here and the PTA needs your help to make it a success! This year the Carnival will take place on the following dates at Jennings Beach: Friday April 26, 6pm to 10pm Saturday April 27, 1pm to 10pm Sunday April 28, 1pm to …

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Apr
08

Submit Your 2019-20 PTA Executive Board Nominations

The McKinley School PTA’s Nominating Committee is accepting and considering candidates for the 2019-20 PTA Executive Board. If you would like to be part of a vibrant team dedicated to providing enriching activities for the McKinley community, then please consider putting your name forward to the PTA Executive Board. Positions can be shared as “co.” …

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