Category Archive: School News

Oct
16

Early Dismissal on Tuesday, October 23 for Professional Development

A gentle reminder that Tuesday, October 23 is early dismissal at 1:40pm for professional development.

Oct
16

EARLY DISMISSAL: Thursday, October 18

A gentle reminder that Conference Day is Thursday, October 18. Early dismissal at 1:40pm!

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

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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Oct
03

October Lunch Menu Available

Below is the link to the October lunch menu, menus subject to change. Menu links can always be found on the homepage of the McKinley PTA website, right hand side, under “Useful School Links.” October Lunch Menu

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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Sep
20

Join McKinley’s Odyssey of the Mind Teams – Sign Up By October 1

Don’t worry if you missed Thursday’s Odyssey of the Mind info session! It’s not too late to learn more about McKinley’s teams! Complete and submit THIS FORM by October 1 to indicate your interest. Questions? Contact Katie Romeo at katiesromeo(at)gmail(dot)com. Odyssey of the Mind (OOTM) is an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities …

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Sep
17

TONIGHT! “Meet McKinley” Night / Open House

Meet your child’s teachers and get a sneak peek at the upcoming year at McKinley’s Open House on Monday, September 17, 7-8:30pm! Line up your childcare, this event is just for parents and caretakers, thank you!

Sep
11

Join the McKinley Girl Scouts & Attend an Info Session/Garden Clean Up on September 15

McKinley Girl Scouts is starting up and we invite all girls K-5th grade to join us! Please submit your daughter’s info at bit.ly/mck-gs-2018-19 or submit the form HERE marked “Sofie Luciano, Girl Scouts” in an envelope  to the Main Office by September 21. Daisies is K-1st, Brownies is 2nd-3rd and Juniors is 4th-5th. Fees for participating …

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Sep
07

Introducing this Year’s Reading Incentive Program @ McKinley

Introducing Reading Together! The goal for this year is to donate one book to an underfunded school in Bridgeport for every book read by a McKinley student. Reading Together kicks off in October and runs through May. We have the potential to donate several thousand books! Stay tuned for details and in the meantime, check …

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Sep
05

Volunteers Needed to Fill “Monday Messages” Folders

Want to lend a hand and know what’s going on at McKinley School? Here’s an easy way to be involved! Starting Monday, September 24 at 9:00am (right after drop off), and every Monday after, we need volunteers to help fill family folders with school info and happenings. Please sign in at the Front Office and …

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Aug
27

Bookmark our Online Calendar!

Looking for dates of school & PTA events, meetings, reminders, etc? Be sure to bookmark our online calendar at http://mckinleyschoolpta.org/events/.

Aug
27

“Meet McKinley” Night / Open House is September 17

FINAL CONFIRMATION! Meet your child’s teachers and get a sneak peek at the upcoming year at McKinley’s Open House on Monday, September 17, 7-8:30pm! Line up your childcare, this event is just for parents and caretakers, thank you!

Aug
22

September Menus Available

Below are links to the September menus, menus subject to change. These links can always be found on the homepage of the McKinley PTA website, right hand side, under “Useful School Links.” September Breakfast Menu September Lunch Menu

Aug
22

McKinley School-wide Playground Playdate on August 25

Attention new and returning McKinley families! Please join old friends and meet new ones at the school-wide playground playdates held at McKinley School on SATURDAY, AUGUST 25, 1-3pm. Hosted by the PTA, ice pops will be handed out to all friends. We hope to see you!

Aug
22

McKinley School Supply List for 2018-2019

School starts NEXT THURSDAY so get your back to school shopping done! Download the pdf version of the 2018-2019 school supply list here.

Aug
20

August Menus Available

Below are links to the August menus, menus subject to change. These links can always be found on the homepage of the McKinley PTA website, right hand side, under “Useful School Links.” August Breakfast Menu August Lunch Menu

Aug
20

Kids’ “Meet & Greet” Teachers on August 29

Parents, caretakers and students are invited to meet their teachers for the 2018-19 school year on Wednesday, August 29 from 9am-10am. See you there!

Aug
20

Meet McKinley’s New Principal on August 23!

Join us on Thursday, August 23, 6-7pm in the McKinley School Cafeteria to meet McKinley’s new principal, Mrs. Teresa Gingrave. All families are invited to the meet & greet. Sweet treats will be served!

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