Category Archive: PTA News

Dec
04

McKinley Holiday Festivities 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: Monday, December 10, 7:00pm – McKinley School PTA Holiday Show (Inclement weather date: December 17, 7:00pm), reception to follow (in cafeteria) Wednesday, December 12, 10:00am and 7:00pm – McKinley School Winter Concert Friday, December …

Continue reading »

Dec
03

School Store “Holiday Edition” Runs December 13 & 14

The School Store “Holiday Edition” will run Thursday and Friday, December 13 and 14. Students in 1st through 5th grades can buy for themselves or for their friends and family, including teachers and siblings. Items range in price from 25 cents to $5. There will be our regular school store items available for purchase, also. …

Continue reading »

Dec
03

Looking for Volunteers to Bring Sweets & Treats for Holiday Show Reception

The McKinley School PTA’s Holiday Show is December 10, 7pm, and following right after is a lovely reception to celebrate the performers. We are looking for volunteers to help set up, clean up and provide sweets, treats and healthy snacks (all nut free, please!). Please download the flyer here and submit it by December 6 …

Continue reading »

Nov
29

Register Your Stop & Shop Card to Earn $$ for McKinley School

The holidays are just around the corner, which means everyone will be doing a bit more grocery shopping! Take a few minutes to register your Stop & Shop card to help earn money for McKinley School. And grandparents and others can also sign up to support McKinley! It’s easy and free! Here’s how to sign up: …

Continue reading »

Nov
29

Kindness Matters Meeting is Thursday, November 29

The world needs a little more kindness, and you can make it happen here at McKinley School! Join the Kindness Matters Committee Thursday, 9/27, in the McKinley Library from 7-8 pm. *  Children and their ideas are welcome! * There’s no commitment or pressure! Come to meetings when you can! For more information, please contact Anna Wood (annamckinleypta(at)gmail(dot)com) or Jennifer …

Continue reading »

Nov
27

Shop Sunday, Dec 2 at HobbyTown & 10% of Sales Donated to McKinley PTA

For anyone who missed the November 27 shopping event at HobbyTown, they have generously added another date to shop & support! 10% of eligible pre-tax sales on SUNDAY, DEC 2, 10am-5pm will be donated to McKinley. Please mention you’re with McKinley when shopping. Buy local and support the PTA!! And grab a gift for American …

Continue reading »

Nov
26

Join us for McKinley’s Private Shopping Event at HobbyTown on Nov 27

Just in time for the holidays! Swing by HobbyTown in the Bob’s Plaza on Tuesday, November 27, 7-9pm for a private shopping event for McKinley School. 10% of pre-tax sales will be donated to the McKinley School PTA. Cross some gifts off your list and support McKinley!

Nov
17

Support McKinley School through Amazon Smile

Just in time for holiday shopping, McKinley School PTA has registered with Amazon Smile! McKinley PTA receives 0.5% of most purchases you make through Amazon Smile. It takes just three easy steps! Go to ​smile.amazon.com​. Just sign into your Amazon account and you will be prompted to select a charity. Search for “Ptsa Connecticut Inc …

Continue reading »

Nov
17

Join Us for McKinley’s Private Shopping Event at HobbyTown on Nov 27

Just in time for the holidays! Swing by HobbyTown in the Bob’s Plaza on Tuesday, November 27, 7-9pm for a private shopping event for McKinley School. 10% of pre-tax sales will be donated to the McKinley School PTA. Cross some gifts off your list and support McKinley!

Nov
08

Mixed Bag Designs Fundraiser Ends TOMORROW, Nov 9!

Our NEW Fall fundraiser, Mixed Bag Designs, ENDS FRIDAY, November 9! Please share with neighbors, family and friends! Ordering is so easy, here are the two ways to order! By catalog: Show family, friends, neighbors the beautiful catalog and they directly place orders with the student, items are then shipped free of charge to the …

Continue reading »

Nov
06

Mixed Bag Designs Fundraiser Ends November 9!

Our NEW Fall fundraiser, Mixed Bag Designs, ENDS FRIDAY, November 9! Please share with neighbors, family and friends! Ordering is so easy, here are the two ways to order! By catalog: Show family, friends, neighbors the beautiful catalog and they directly place orders with the student, items are then shipped free of charge to the …

Continue reading »

Nov
06

Invite Your Loved One Who Served to McKinley’s Veterans Day Celebration

To all McKinley families! Are you a Veteran or current member of the Armed Forces? Do you have a family member that has served? We invite you or your loved one to join us for our Veterans Day Assembly on Thursday, November 8 at 9:30am. Feel free to come in uniform or civilian clothing. If you are interested, please let Mindy Morgan know …

Continue reading »

Nov
05

Election Day Bake Sale: 7am-1pm!

It’s an election year, which means our annual Election Day Bake Sale is expected to have a good turnout! Stop by McKinley School tomorrow, Tuesday, November 6, to pick up a delicious treat after you’ve voted (or in between running errands or voting at Warde). From 7:00am until 1:00pm or until we run out of …

Continue reading »

Nov
05

Support McKinley School at Panera Bread Fairfield on Tuesday, Nov 6

Grab some breakfast, meet friends for coffee or lunch or grab snacks or dinner at Panera Bread on Black Rock Turnpike on Tuesday, November 6, ELECTION DAY, 6:00am-9:00pm, to support the McKinley School Panera Fundraiser! Show your paper flyer or this electronic version on your phone when paying your bill and 20% of the proceeds …

Continue reading »

Nov
01

Upcoming Info for the Week of Nov 2-9

Here’s what’s happening the week of Nov 2-9! 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 Nov 1-30: Student Council Food Drive for CT Food Bank, info here Tuesday, Nov 6: Election Day Bake Sale …

Continue reading »

Nov
01

The School Store is Open Friday, Nov 9!

The next School Store will be on Friday, November 9. 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 …

Continue reading »

Nov
01

Deadline Extended – Mixed Bag Fundraiser Orders Due Nov 9!

SHOP for GOOD! Our NEW Fall fundraiser, Mixed Bag Designs, NOW runs through FRIDAY, November 9! Please share with neighbors, family and friends! Ordering is so easy, here are the two ways to order! By catalog: Show family, friends, neighbors the beautiful catalog and they directly place orders with the student, items are then shipped …

Continue reading »

Oct
30

Youth Spirit Wear Orders Due Friday, November 2!

Please submit your YOUTH spirit wear order forms no later than Friday, November 2 in order to have your items sent home before the holidays. The revised order form is HERE. The new style sweatshirt is available only in grey and the cotton/poly sweatshirt hoody in green is back. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD AND PRINT THE …

Continue reading »

Oct
30

Looking for Local Veterans and Refreshments for Veterans Day Assembly

Veterans Day is our chance to thank our local Veterans and active service men and women for their service to our country. The Veterans Day Assembly will be held Thursday, November 8, 9:30am. The PTA is looking for volunteers to provide refreshments for our visiting Veterans and guests that day. Baked goods and snacks are appreciated. We can …

Continue reading »

Oct
30

Mixed Bag Fundraiser Ends Nov 2 – Get Your Orders In!

SHOP for GOOD! Our NEW Fall fundraiser, Mixed Bag Designs, runs through FRIDAY, November 2! Please share with neighbors, family and friends! Ordering is so easy, here are the two ways to order! By catalog: Show family, friends, neighbors the beautiful catalog and they directly place orders with the student, items are then shipped free …

Continue reading »

Older posts «