Category Archive: PTA News

Apr
01

Save the Date for the McKinley Carnival!

One of the area’s best carnivals, the McKinley Carnival, is coming up soon at Jennings Beach on April 26, 27 and 28! Entertaining games and rides, lots of tasty treats, volunteer opportunities and tons of fun…what could be a better way to spend the weekend? The Carnival is McKinley PTA’s largest annual fundraiser, so please …

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Mar
29

Celebrate McKinley’s Library Staff April 8-12

In honor of National Library Week April 8 – 12 and National Library Worker’s Day on April 9, we are asking that each student make a homemade card for Mrs. Selk (school librarian) and Miss Sherwood (library aide), thanking them for all they do. The students can bring in the cards and give them to …

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Mar
29

Call for 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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Mar
26

Join Your McKinley Friends for the Parent Social THIS SATURDAY!

Join other McKinley parents for a fun night out at GRACE O’MALLEY’S, 1494 Post Road in downtown Fairfield on Saturday, March 30, 4pm-7pm. $10/adult and $5/kid includes light apps (kid-friendly bites, too!) and music, cash bar. Babysitting available downstairs for McKinley-age (5+) children only during event hours. Kids must stay downstairs; parents welcome to check in with …

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Mar
19

Sign Up for the McKinley Parent Social!

Join other McKinley parents for a fun night out at GRACE O’MALLEY’S, 1494 Post Road in downtown Fairfield on Saturday, March 30, 4pm-7pm. $10/adult and $5/kid includes light apps (kid-friendly bites, too!) and music, cash bar. Babysitting available downstairs for McKinley-age (5+) children only during event hours. Kids must stay downstairs; parents welcome to check in with …

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Mar
18

You’re Invited: McKinley Parent Social!

Join other McKinley parents for a fun night out at GRACE O’MALLEY’S on the Post Road in downtown Fairfield on Saturday, March 30, 4pm-7pm. $10/adult and $5/kid includes light apps and music, cash bar. Babysitting available downstairs for McKinley-age children only during event hours.

Mar
10

Little Pub Fundraiser – March 11 & 12!

Please join us for a fundraiser at Little Pub on Black Rock Turnpike, Monday, March 11 and Tuesday, March 12. Dine in or eat out, all day. Present THIS FLYER and McKinley will get 15% of your total bill.

Mar
06

Order the McKinley 2018-2019 Yearbook by March 11!

Just 6 days left to order your McKinley School 2018-2019 yearbook! Yearbooks are $16 each. Place your order online BY MARCH 11: Online using a credit card: Go to ybpay.lifetouch.com and enter our school’s passcode: 13488719 to create an account to place your order – THIS IS THE BEST OPTION! We are encouraging everyone to pay online, …

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Mar
05

School Store Is Open March 8!

The next School Store will be on Friday, March 8. 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 can …

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Feb
21

Join us for McKinley Family Kindness Night on February 25!

We’re less than a week away from McKinley’s family Kindness Night! Join Principal Gingrave & the Kindness Committee on Monday, February 25, 6:30-8pm for an evening of family fun, activities, and learning about what truly matters most – how we treat each other! REGISTER HERE. Having a head count will help us more accurately plan. We …

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Feb
15

Random Acts of Kindness Week is February 19-25

McKinley is celebrating Random Acts of Kindness Week February 19-25! Each day, we are asking everyone to do acts of kindness: Tuesday, February 19: Be kind to your teacher or staff member. Write a note, draw a picture or do something that shows your appreciation. Wednesday, February 20: Celebrate “Fairfield Kindness Day.” Read or do …

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Feb
12

Join Us February 25 for Kindness Matters at McKinley

Join Principal Gingrave & the Kindness Committee on Monday, February 25, 6:30-8pm for an evening of family fun, activities, and learning about what truly matters most – how we treat each other! REGISTER HERE. The evening is sponsored by the PTA Kindness Committee and there is no cost to attend. However, we ask that you …

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Jan
30

Order your 2018-2019 Yearbook by March 11!

Time to order your McKinley School 2018-2019 yearbook! Yearbooks are $16 each. Place your order online BY MARCH 11! Go to ybpay.lifetouch.com and enter our school’s passcode: 13488719 to create an account to place your order – THIS IS THE BEST OPTION! We are encouraging everyone to pay online, if possible. If you are unable to pay online and/or …

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Jan
30

Valentine’s Dance is February 1!

Join your McKinley friends for the PTA’s annual Valentine’s Dance on Friday, February 1, 7-9pm (snow date: February 8). It will be an evening of fun, dancing, crafts, refreshments, raffles, music and more! DJ Marvin Parsons will be a special guest. Tickets are $5/person in advance and $7/person at the door. An adult (over 18 …

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Jan
30

Ticket Orders for Family Fun Night at Bridgeport Sound Tigers Due Feb 1

Please join us for our annual McKinley Family Fun Night at the Bridgeport Sound Tigers at Webster Bank Arena on Saturday, February 9! The McKinley Singers will be singing the national anthem during the first intermission.  The game starts at 7pm (doors open at 6pm, singers arrive at 6:30pm) and tickets are only $18 per …

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Jan
22

A Look Ahead at the 2019 PTA Meetings

Here’s a sneak peek at the PTA meetings through the rest of the school year: February 7, 7pm: Board of Education Member to discuss the latest happenings with the Board of Education, plus a Q&A March 13, 7pm: Principal Gingrave to present on school and putting together the Nominating Committee for the 2019-2020 slate April …

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Jan
22

Order the McKinley 2018-2019 Yearbook by March 11!

It’s the time of year to order your McKinley School 2018-2019 yearbook! Yearbooks are $16 each. Place your order online BY MARCH 11: Online using a credit card: Go to ybpay.lifetouch.com and enter our school’s passcode: 13488719 to create an account to place your order – THIS IS THE BEST OPTION! We are encouraging everyone to pay …

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Jan
22

Ticket Orders for Family Fun Night at Bridgeport Sound Tigers Due Feb 1

Please join us for our annual McKinley Family Fun Night at the Bridgeport Sound Tigers at Webster Bank Arena on Saturday, February 9! The McKinley Singers will be singing the national anthem during the first intermission.  The game starts at 7pm (doors open at 6pm, singers arrive at 6:30pm) and tickets are only $18 per …

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Jan
22

Sign Up to Attend the Valentine’s Dance on February 1!

Join your McKinley friends for the PTA’s annual Valentine’s Dance on Friday, February 1, 7-9pm (snow date: February 8). It will be an evening of fun, dancing, crafts, refreshments, raffles, music and more! DJ Marvin Parsons will be a special guest. Tickets are $5/person in advance and $7/person at the door. An adult (over 18 …

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Jan
16

Join us at the Valentine’s Dance on February 1!

Join your McKinley friends for the PTA’s annual Valentine’s Dance on Friday, February 1, 7-9pm (snow date: February 8). It will be an evening of fun, dancing, crafts, refreshments, raffles, music and more! DJ Marvin Parsons will be a special guest. Tickets are $5/person in advance and $7/person at the door. An adult (over 18 …

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