Category Archive: PTA News

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Oct
29

Calling All Bakers & Volunteers for this Year’s Election Day Bake Sale

It’s an election year, which means our annual Election Day Bake Sale is expected to have a good turnout! Stop by to pick up a delicious treat after you’ve voted (or in between running errands or voting at Warde). From 7:00am until 3:00pm or until we run out of treats! Proceeds benefit the McKinley School …

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Oct
26

November 6 is McKinley School Panera Fundraising Day

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! Simply say you’re with McKinley when paying your bill and 20% of the proceeds will be donated to McKinley School. …

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Oct
23

Spirit Wear Orders Due Friday, November 2!

Please submit your spirit wear order forms no later than Friday, November 2 in order to have your items sent home before the holidays. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD AND PRINT THE ORDER FORM. Adult sizes available, too! Info on form. Questions? Contact Mindy Morgan at mindygmorgan(at)gmail(dot)com. Thank you!

Oct
23

Join the PTA by Oct 31 for the Chance to Win a Spirit Wear Basket

Are you new to PTA? A McKinley PTA Membership helps contribute towards and offsets the cost to school programs and activities, community service events and enrichment opportunities for all students throughout the year. By being a paid PTA member, you are eligible to volunteer in many rewarding PTA school events such as Trunk or Treat, Valentine’s …

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Oct
16

PTA Meeting: WEDNESDAY, October 17

Join us Wednesday, October 18 for a PTA meeting ! Meet us at 7:30pm in the Library (Executive Board meets at 7:00pm). All are welcome! 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 child’s school …

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Oct
10

Author Michelle Knudsen Book Orders Due October 11

McKinley’s Cultural Arts is excited to welcome author Michelle Knudsen next Friday, October 19! Pre-order some of her most popular books at discounted prices. Orders DUE THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11. Complete and submit THIS FORM, with your payment (checks made out to “McKinley PTA”) to CULTURAL ARTS/RJ ROMEO.

Oct
09

CANE 2018-19 Training Dates

C.A.N.E. (Connecticut Audubon Nature Explorers) Program for K-2 is offering 3 training dates for each program, see below. Please make every effort to attend one of each relevant training dates, as extra training classes may not be possible due to CAS teacher-naturalist schedule conflicts.

Oct
03

Today’s the Last Day to Join McKinley’s Annual Children’s Holiday Show!

Celebrate the Holiday Season by participating in the Annual Children’s Holiday Show! The Children’s Holiday Show is a McKinley School PTA-sponsored event. All McKinley students are invited to sing in the chorus and dance. Rehearsals will be held Monday evenings from 6:00- 8:00pm beginning Monday, October 8th: Children who would like to dance will rehearse form …

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Oct
03

Looking for Trunkers for McKinley School’s Annual Trunk or Treat

It’s almost that time of year! Leaves are starting to fall, the smell of woodsmoke is in the air…and all our kids can talk about is Halloween! McKinley School’s Annual Trunk or Treat is Saturday, October 20, 1pm-3pm (rain date is Sunday, October 27), in the McKinley School parking lot. We’re looking for Trunkers! No …

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Oct
03

The School Store is Friday, October 5! Pre-payments due October 4!

The first School Store will be on Friday, October 5. 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 …

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Oct
03

Enter Box Tops for the Chance to Win a Painted Pumpkin!

For every Box Top your child submits, McKinley School earns $.10! That can add up to a lot of money for programming for our students and teachers. This month, art teacher Mrs. Gorruso is offering the chance to win a Painted Pumpkin in exchange for 10 Box Tops. Your child(ren) can enter multiple times, here …

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Sep
26

It’s not too Late to Join the McKinley School PTA!

Think the PTA is a bunch of moms sitting around having coffee? Think again! The McKinley School PTA is a vibrant, dynamic group of involved PARENT volunteers dedicated to enhancing student education, advocating for children and serving the McKinley community. Here’s what your PTA dues support: Enrichment programs, such as author visits, art, science, etc. Offset the …

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Sep
26

Picture Day is Friday, September 28!

Get those smiles ready! Picture Day is FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28! A few things to note: – If you order online your child does NOT need to bring anything to school on the day of – Order online HERE and enter Picture Day ID EJ218058Q0.  – Everyone gets a FREE CLASS PICTURE even if they don’t order …

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