Category Archive: PTA News

Sep
07

Fall Genevieve’s Fundraiser Orders Are Due September 26

Your child brought home an envelope containing catalogs and an order form for the fall Genevieve’s Fundraiser. Items available include gift wrap, candy, frozen desserts and much more. Proceeds from this fundraiser will go toward enrichment programs, curriculum-related field trips, and more for McKinley School students. McKinley’s gift wrap fundraiser was also sent home with …

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Sep
05

“Meet McKinley” Night/Open House is Wednesday, September 6

“Meet McKinley” Night is tomorrow, Wednesday, September 6, starting at 7:00pm in the school gymnasium. This is an important opportunity for teachers to communicate expectations about your child’s year. The evening will begin with a presentation from Principal Leslie Pearson  and from the PTA President, Anna Wood, followed by classroom visitations.  Teachers will begin back-to-back presentations, one at 7:30pm …

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Sep
01

Upcoming Events for the Weeks of September 1 – September 15

We hope your child(ren) had a great first week at McKinley School for the 2017-18 school year! Here’s what’s happening during the weeks of September 1 -September 15 (and a little beyond). 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 …

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Sep
01

A Warm Welcome from McKinley School PTA President Anna Wood!

A warm welcome from McKinley School PTA President Anna Wood! Click here to read Anna’s introductory letter, which was included in the “OPEN ME” packets sent home in backpacks this week. In the letter, you will find information about the PTA, upcoming events and how you can get involved – every bit of it is …

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Aug
31

Happy First Day of School!

The McKinley School PTA wishes everyone a great first day of school! We hope you all had wonderful summers, and we welcome new families, returning families, and faculty and staff back to McKinley School. We are very excited about the new school year and all the programming and events we have planned, and look forward …

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Aug
30

Volunteers Needed for Fall Book Fair on September 8

Calling all volunteers!!! The Fall Book Fair will be held on Friday, September 8 from 6:30-8:30pm in the McKinley School gym. We need your help! We are looking for volunteers to help setup the books right after school, to assist during the fair and to cleanup after the fair. This is a great way to get …

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Aug
30

Volunteers Needed for Ice Cream Social on September 8

Attention volunteers! The Ice Cream Social will be held on Friday, September 8, 6:30-8:30 pm in the McKinley School cafeteria. We are looking for volunteers to be cashiers at the front table, to scoop ice cream, to distribute toppings and water and to clean up after the social. Please click HERE to sign up for …

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Aug
30

Keep an Eye Out for Your “OPEN ME” Packet in Backpacks

Your child will receive an “OPEN ME” packet on the first day of school, Thursday, August 31, via his/her backpack. If your child does not receive his/her packet that day, please allow for one more day as teachers may not have had the chance to distribute the packets. The “OPEN ME” packet contains school-related information …

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Aug
25

Upcoming Events for the Weeks of August 25 – September 8

Welcome to the 2017-18 school year at McKinley School! Here’s a peek at what’s happening at McKinley School during the weeks of August 25 -September 8 (and a little beyond). 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 …

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Aug
25

TOMORROW: Playground Playdate, 10am-12pm

Join us SATURDAY, AUGUST 26, 10am-12pm for a school-wide playground playdate! Visit with old friends and meet new ones at the playground at McKinley School. We urge everyone to attend to become connected as we head into the new school year! Meet Principal Leslie Pearson, as well as PTA volunteers and learn how to get …

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Aug
24

Looking for a McKinley Spiritwear Co-Chair!

Interested in merchandising? This position, as part of the McKinley School PTA Committees, requires selecting spiritwear items for sale to our student population. The chair position requires tabulating orders, ordering merchandise and sending the merchandise home. Co-chair & volunteers are needed to sell spiritwear at a few school functions (mainly back to school night and …

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Aug
23

TODAY: Playground Playdate, 5-6pm

TODAY, 5-6pm is the final playground playdate! Please join old friends and meet new ones at the playground at McKinley School. We urge everyone to attend to become connected as we head into the new school year. By request, the dates and times have been scattered to try to accommodate different schedules.

Aug
18

TODAY’S PLAYGROUND PLAYDATE IS CANCELED DUE TO RAIN

Due to rain this afternoon and during the scheduled time of today’s playground playdate, the event has been CANCELED.  Please join old friends and meet new ones at the playground at McKinley School at the NEXT playground playdate, Wednesday, August 23, 5-6pm. We urge everyone to attend to become connected as we head into the …

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Aug
18

Meet Up for a School-wide Playground Playdate on August 26

Join us SATURDAY, AUGUST 26, 10am-12pm for a school-wide playground playdate! Visit with old friends and meet new ones at the playground at McKinley School. We urge everyone to attend to become connected as we head into the new school year! Meet Principal Leslie Pearson, as well as PTA volunteers and learn how to get …

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Aug
18

Get Ready for McKinley School’s Color Walk-a-thon on September 24

Get ready McKinley for an incredible, colorful, fun-filled day! Registration forms will come home in the “Open Me” packet and be available in the main office. You’ll have more color on you than your happy levels can handle! So get your friends and family and join us for this amazing event where you’ll get blasted …

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Aug
18

Volunteers Needed for Fall Book Fair on September 8

Calling all volunteers!!! The Fall Book Fair will be held on Friday, September 8 from 6:30-8:30pm in the McKinley School gym. We need your help! We are looking for volunteers to help setup the books right after school, to assist during the fair and to cleanup after the fair. This is a great way to get …

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Aug
18

Volunteers Needed for Ice Cream Social on September 8

Attention volunteers! The Ice Cream Social will be held on Friday, September 8, 6:30-8:30 pm in the McKinley School cafeteria. We are looking for volunteers to be cashiers at the front table, to scoop ice cream, to distribute toppings and water and to clean up after the social. Please click HERE to sign up for …

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Aug
18

Stay Connected with McKinley School

As parents, we understand how difficult it can be to stay on top of all the school-related information that is sent out. Below are some of the ways that you can stay connected to make sure you are getting the latest information for your child(ren)! In addition to the suggestions below, you are always welcome to …

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Aug
18

TODAY! Playground Playdate, 5-6pm

TODAY, 5-6pm is the next playground playdate! Please join old friends and meet new ones at the playground at McKinley School. We urge everyone to attend to become connected as we head into the new school year! Playground playdates: Friday, August 18, 5-6pm Wednesday, August 23, 5-6pm By request, the dates and times have been …

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Aug
14

Playground Playdate: August 18!

FRIDAY, AUGUST 18, 5-6pm is the next playground playdate! Please join old friends and meet new ones at the playground at McKinley School. We urge everyone to attend to become connected as we head into the new school year! Playground playdates: Friday, August 18, 5-6pm Wednesday, August 23, 5-6pm By request, the dates and times …

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