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Upcoming Info for the Week of May 18-25

Here’s what’s happening the week of May 18-25! 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

  • Friday, May 18: Caps for Cure fundraiser for Relay for Life, info here
  • Friday, May 18: McKinley Author Ryan SanAngelo book selling/signing, info here
  • Friday, May 18: Spring Art Show, info here
  • Friday, May 18: 5th Grade Fundraiser Pasta Dinner, info here
  • Saturday, May 19: Relay for Life Car Wash POSTPONED TO JUNE 2
  • Sunday, May 20: Steffano’s Fundraiser, info here
  • May 20-26: Fairfield DPW Town-wide Food Drive, info here

DEADLINES

  • Friday, May 18: Caps for Cure fundraiser for Relay for Life, info here
  • Friday, May 18: Advance orders for McKinley Author Ryan SanAngelo books due, info here

SCHOOL CLOSURES

  • Tuesday, May 22: Early Dismissal @ 1:40pm for Professional Development
  • Monday, May 28: Memorial Day, schools are closed
  • Wednesday, June 20: Early Dismissal @ 1:40pm
  • Thursday, June 21: LAST DAY OF SCHOOL & Early Dismissal @ 1:40pm

LINKS

  • May Lunch Menu: click here
  • 2017-18 Fairfield Public Schools Calendar (revised 4/27/18): click here
  • 2017-18 A-F Calendar: click here


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Upcoming Info for the Week of May 11-19

Here’s what’s happening the week of May 11-19! 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

  • Friday, May 18: Caps for Cure fundraiser for Relay for Life, info here
  • Friday, May 18: McKinley Author Ryan SanAngelo book selling/signing, info here
  • Friday, May 18: Spring Art Show, info here
  • Friday, May 18: 5th Grade Fundraiser Pasta Dinner, info here
  • Saturday, May 19: Relay for Life Car Wash, 9am-2pm

DEADLINES

  • Volunteers, supplies and baked goods needed for Relay for Life Car Wash, info here
  • Friday, May 18: Caps for Cure fundraiser for Relay for Life, info here
  • Friday, May 18: Advance orders for McKinley Author Ryan SanAngelo books due, info here

SCHOOL CLOSURES

  • Tuesday, May 22: Early Dismissal @ 1:40pm for Professional Development
  • Monday, May 28: Memorial Day, schools are closed
  • Wednesday, June 20: Early Dismissal @ 1:40pm
  • Thursday, June 21: LAST DAY OF SCHOOL & Early Dismissal @ 1:40pm

LINKS

  • May Lunch Menu: click here
  • 2017-18 Fairfield Public Schools Calendar (revised 4/27/18): click here
  • 2017-18 A-F Calendar: click here


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Upcoming Info for the Week of March 23 – March 30

Here’s what’s happening during the week of March 23 – March 30! 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

  • Saturday, March 24: Hatch Into Spring, (decision to hold it March 24 due to snowy and wet fields will be made Friday, March 23), info here
  • Saturday, March 24: McKinley Parent Social, info here
  • Wednesday, March 28 & Thursday, March 29: Spring Book Fairs, info here

DEADLINES

  • ASAP: Advance payment for Hatch Into Spring due, (decision to hold it March 24 due to snowy and wet fields will be made Friday, March 23), info here
  • ASAP: McKinley Parent Social RSVPs due, info here
  • Thursday, March 29: Payment for 2017-18 yearbooks due, info here
  • Friday, March 30: Jump Rope for Heart registration due, info here

SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED

  • Wednesday, March 28 + Thursday, March 29: Early Dismissal @ 1:40pm for Conferences
  • Friday, March 30: Schools closed for Good Friday, Passover begins.
  • Wednesday, April 4: Early Dismissal @ 1:40pm for Conferences
  • Monday, April 9 – Friday, April 13: Spring Break

LINKS

  • March Lunch Menu: click here
  • 2017-18 Fairfield Public Schools Calendar: click here
  • 2017-18 A-F Calendar: click here


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Fairfield PTA Council and Fairfield Cares Community Coalition Host Screening of BREAKING POINTS

On Monday, March 19 at 7:00pm, the Fairfield PTA Council and Fairfield Cares Community Coalition will hold a special screening of BREAKING POINTS, a new, short documentary film that raises awareness about the level of stress that high school and college students experience and the unhealthy ways that many of them cope. Billed as a “must see” for parents and caregivers. Click here to read the press release and more details about the documentary.

Following the 30-minute documentary will be a panel conversation with local prevention and recovery experts from Fairfield Public Schools, Fairfield University, Law Enforcement, and Fairfield Cares. The event will be held at FTC Stage One and doors open at 6:30pm.

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Upcoming Info for the Week of February 23 – March 2

Here’s what’s happening during the week of February 23 – March 2! 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

  • Saturday, February 24: Family Fun Night at Bridgeport Sound Tigers
  • Tuesday, February 27: Variety Show rehearsal, 6:30pm
  • Wednesday, February 28: Parent math workshop (grades 3-5), info here
  • Wednesday, February 28: Variety Show dress rehearsal (mandatory), 6:30pm
  • Friday, March 2: Variety Show, 7:00pm

DEADLINES

  • Friday, March 2: Submit Kindness Matters t-shirt design, info here

SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED

  • Tuesday, March 13: Early Dismissal @ 1:40pm for Professional Development
  • Friday, March 30: Schools closed for Good Friday, Passover begins

LINKS

  • February Lunch Menu: click here
  • 2017-18 Fairfield Public Schools Calendar: click here
  • 2017-18 A-F Calendar: click here
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Mid-Winter Break Starts TODAY, February 15

A gentle reminder that we have a mid-winter break in February! Fairfield Public Schools are closed:

  • Thursday, February 15: early dismissal at 1:40pm for professional development
  • Friday, February 16: schools are closed
  • Monday, February 19: schools are closed

Enjoy the long weekend!

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Upcoming Info for the Week of January 26 – February 2

Here’s what’s happening during the week of January 26 – February 2! 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

  • Friday, January 26: School assembly, wear green & white to show your McKinley spirit!
  • Thursday, February 1: 4th grade Strings Concert, info here
  • Friday, February 2: Valentine’s Dance, info here

DEADLINES

  • Wednesday, January 31: “One Box, One Family” Drive donations due, info here

SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED

  • Tuesday, January 30: Early Dismissal @ 1:40pm for Professional Development
  • Thursday, February 15: Early Dismissal @ 1:40pm for Professional Development
  • Friday, February 16 – Monday, February 19: Schools closed for mid-winter break

LINKS

  • January Lunch Menu: click here
  • 2017-18 Fairfield Public Schools Calendar: click here
  • 2017-18 A-F Calendar: click here
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Upcoming Info for the Week of December 22 – January 5

Here’s what’s happening during the week of December 22 – January 5! 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. The e-newsletter will be on break and resume publication January 5, 2018. HAPPY HOLIDAYS to you and your families!

EVENTS

  • Friday, December 22, 9:30am: McKinley Holiday Sing Along, info here
  • Friday, January 5, 7;00pm: McKinley Family Fun Night at Disney On Ice (Mindy Morgan will distribute tickets January 2 in your child’s backpack)

SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED

  • Friday, December 22: Early Dismissal, 1:40pm
  • Saturday, December 23 – January 1: Winter Holiday Break (School resumes Tuesday, January 2)

LINKS

  • January Lunch Menu: click here
  • 2017-18 Fairfield Public Schools Calendar: click here
  • 2017-18 A-F Calendar: click here
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Upcoming PTA Info for the Week of November 3-10

Here’s what’s happening during the week of November 3-10 (and a bit beyond)! For event details, visit the Calendar at http://mckinleyschoolpta.org/events/. Please note info is subject to change and only PTA-related items (other than school closures and some BoE info) are listed here and on the website. Check the website for the most up-to-date PTA info, flyers and more.

EVENTS

  • Saturday, November 4: WORLD’S FAIR, 10:30am-2:30pm, info here
  • Monday, November 6: Holiday Show rehearsal, K-2 from 6:30-7:30pm and 3-5 from 7:00-8:00pm, info here
  • Tuesday, November 7: McKinley Panera Fundraiser, 6am-9pm,info here
  • Thursday, November 9: PTA General Membership Meeting, 7-8pm, info here
  • Friday, November 17: School Picture Retake Day, info here

SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED

  • Tuesday, November 7: ELECTION DAY
  • Friday, November 10: VETERANS DAY
  • Wednesday, November 22: Early Dismissal, 1:40pm
  • Thursday, November 23 & Friday, November 24: Thanksgiving Break

LINKS

  • November Lunch Menu: click here
  • 2017-18 Fairfield Public Schools Calendar: click here
  • 2017-18 A-F Calendar: click here
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Upcoming Events for the Week of October 6 – October 13

Here’s what’s happening during the week of October 6 – October 13! 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 the most up-to-date info, flyers and more!

EVENTS

  • Friday, October 6: Family Game Night! At full capacity, SOLD OUT!
  • Thursday, October 12: PTA General Membership Meeting, 7-8pm, Executive Board, 8-8:30pm (Library)

DEADLINES

  • Friday, October 6:
    • Genevieve’s Orders Due! Details for placing orders here
    • School Directory Opt Outs due, info here
    • School Directory Cover Contest submissions due, info here
    • Volunteer to be a Trunker for Trunk or Treat! Due October 7. Info here

EARLY DISMISSAL

  • Tuesday, October 17, 1:40pm dismissal (professional development)
  • Thursday, October 19, 1:40pm dismissal (fall parent-teacher conferences)
  • Wednesday, October 25, 1:40pm dismissal (fall parent-teacher conferences)
  • Thursday, October 26, 1:40pm dismissal (fall parent-teacher conferences)

LINKS

  • October Lunch Menu: click here
  • 2017-18 Fairfield Public Schools Calendar: click here
  • 2017-18 A-F Calendar: click here
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Fairfield Public Schools Closed Thursday, September 20

Fairfield Public Schools are closed on Thursday, September 20, in honor of Rosh Hashanah.

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Upcoming Events for the Week of September 15 – September 22

Here’s what’s happening during the week of September 15 -September 22 (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 the most up-to-date info, flyers and more!

EVENTS

  • Friday – Sunday, September 15-17: Saugatuck Sweets Fairfield Fundraiser, details here
  • Sunday, September 24, 9am: McKinley School Color Walk-a-thon, details here

SCHOOL CLOSURES

  • Thursday, September 21: SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED FOR ROSH HASHANAH

LINKS

  • September Lunch Menu: click here
  • 2017-18 Fairfield Public Schools Calendar: click here
  • 2017-18 A-F Calendar: click here
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Upcoming Events for the Weeks of August 25 – September 8

eventsWelcome 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 the most up-to-date info, flyers and more!

EVENTS

  • Saturday, August 26, 10am-12pm: School-wide Playground Playdate, details here
  • Sunday, August 27, 4pm: McKinley Garden Clean-Up, details here
  • Wednesday, August 30, 1-2pm: McKinley Orientation for returning and new students, details here
  • Thursday, August 31,8:45am-3:30pm: FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL 
  • Thursday, August 31, 9am: McKinley School PTA “Tears & Cheers” Breakfast, details here
  • Monday, September 4: SCHOOLS  ARE CLOSED FOR LABOR DAY
  • Wednesday, September 6, 7-8:30pm: “Meet McKinley” Night, details here
  • Friday, September 8, 6;30-8:30pm: Fall Ice Cream Social & Book Fair, details here
  • Wednesday, September 13, 6:30-7pm: Odyssey of the Mind Info Meeting, details here
  • Wednesday, September 13, 7-8pm: PTA General Membership Meeting, details here
  • Wednesday, September 13, 8-8:30pm: PTA Executive Board Meeting, details here

DEADLINES

  • September 11: McKinley School Color Walk-a-thon registration deadline, details here

LINKS

  • August Lunch Menu: click here
  • September Lunch Menu: click here
  • 2017-18 A-F Calendar: click here
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Upcoming Events for the Week of May 26 – June 2

eventsHere’s a peek at what’s on McKinley School’s calendar for the week of May 26 – June 2. 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 the most up-to-date info, flyers and more!

EVENTS

  • Friday, May 26: Read to Feed assembly, WEAR RED, WHITE & BLUE, details here
  • Monday, May 29: Schools closed for Memorial Day
  • Tuesday, May 30: Spring Concert, 2:00pm & 7:00pm, details here
  • Friday, June 2: End of Year Party, 6:00pm-8:00pm, rain or shine, details here
  • Tuesday, June 6: Schools closed for special election

DEADLINES

  • Friday, June 9: Order a luminaria for Relay for Life, details here
  • 2016-2017 A-E Calendar: click here

LINKS

  • May Lunch Menu: click here
  • 2016-2017 A-E Calendar: click here
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Schools Closed Monday, May 29 for Memorial Day

A gentle reminder that Fairfield public schools will be closed Monday, May 29, in honor of Memorial Day. Thank you!

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Schools Closed June 6

A gentle reminder that Fairfield public schools will be closed Tuesday, June 6, due to a Special Election. Thank you!

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Upcoming Events & Deadlines for the Week of February 17 – February 26

eventsHere’s a peek at what’s on McKinley School’s calendar for the week of February 17 – February 26. 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 the most up-to-date info, flyers and more!

EVENTS

  • Friday, February 17: February break, school closed (no before school activities)
  • Monday, February 20: Presidents Day/February break, school closed (no before school activities)
  • Thursday, February 23: Moe’s Fundraiser for the 5th Grade Class, 5:00-9:00pm, you MUST bring the flyer for the 5th grade to receive 15% of your purchase – download/print it here
  • Thursday, February 23: Variety Show Rehearsal, 6:30pm, gym
  • Friday, February 24: Ballet for Breakfast
  • Sunday, February 26: McKinley Family Fun Night at Sound Tigers, 3:00pm, details here

DEADLINES

  • Tuesday, February 21: Deadline to submit payment for February 26 McKinley Family Fun Night at Sound Tigers. Details & flyer here.
  • Tuesday, February 21: Completed Random Acts of Kindness Activities Sheet due. Details & flyer here.

LINKS

  • February Lunch Menu: click here
  • 2016-2017 A-E Calendar: click here
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Mid-Winter Break Starts Tomorrow, February 16

A gentle reminder that we have a mid-winter break in February! Fairfield Public Schools are closed:

  • Thursday, February 16: early dismissal for professional development at 1:40pm
  • Friday, February 17: schools are closed (Ballet for Breakfast and before school programs are canceled)
  • Monday, February 20: schools are closed (before school programs are canceled)
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Weather Alert: Delayed Opening on Friday, February 10

On Friday, February 10 all Fairfield public and parochial schools will be open on a 2-hour delayed schedule. For McKinley School, doors open at 10:45, the last bell rings at 10:55. All before school programs (Kidsplace, Ballet for Breakfast, etc.) are canceled on days where we have a delayed opening. This is true for the bus schedule as well, though the weather can cause a slight variation on pick up schedules. The Burr, Dwight and Early Childhood Center A.M. preschools are cancelled today. The Burr, Dwight and Early Childhood Center P.M. preschools will be in session at the normal time. Offices for 12 month employees will open on a 2-hour delayed opening schedule.

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Schools Are Closed February 9, PTA Meeting Canceled

Snow day! Fairfield Public Schools issued this alert at 7:05pm today: On Thursday, February 9 all public and parochial schools in the Town of Fairfield will be closed. Offices for 12 month employees will also be closed. Please note that due to this school closure, there will be no February PTA meeting, as originally scheduled for 7pm, February 9. Enjoy the snow and stay safe and warm!