Category Archive: School News

Sep
18

Spirit Wear Orders Due Wednesday, September 20!

Spirit Day is this Friday, September 22! Please submit your order forms no later than Wednesday, September 20 in order to have your items sent home on Wednesday of this week. Any orders not received in time or for items not in stock will be sent home at a later date. You will be notified of …

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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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Aug
30

2017-2018 Voluntary Student Accident Insurance

Our Voluntary Student Accident Claims Administrator for the 2017-2018 school year will be Bollinger Insurance Solutions. Below is the link to Bollinger Insurance Solutions with information explaining the Student Accident Insurance Plans available to all students in the Fairfield Public Schools. Accidental dental benefits are available as well as a Student Life Insurance Plan.  An overview of these plans …

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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
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
22

August & September Menus Now Available

Get ready for school lunches! Below are links to the August and September meal menus, menus subject to change. These links can always be found on the homepage of the McKinley PTA website, righthand side, under “Useful School Links.” August Breakfast Menu August Lunch Menu September Breakfast Menu September Lunch Menu

Aug
22

2017-18 Fairfield Public Schools Calendar and A-F Calendar

Mark your calendars! Below are links to the most recently revised Fairfield Public Schools calendars from the Board of Education. These links can always be found on the homepage of the McKinley School PTA website, right sidebar, under “Useful School Links.” Note: this is a new 6-day A-F schedule this year. 2017-2018 Fairfield Public Schools …

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Aug
18

McKinley School Supply List for 2017-2018

School starts in less than 2 weeks so start your back to school shopping soon! You can find the 2017-2018 school supply list on the McKinley School website here or download the PDF version here.  

Aug
12

TODAY! Playground Playdate, 2-3pm

TODAY, 2-3pm 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: Saturday, August 12, 2-3pm Friday, August 18, 5-6pm Wednesday, August 23, 5-6pm By request, the dates …

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Aug
09

Playground Playdate: August 12!

SATURDAY, 2-3pm 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: Saturday, August 12, 2-3pm Friday, August 18, 5-6pm Wednesday, August 23, 5-6pm By request, the dates …

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Aug
04

TODAY: Playground Playdate – 1-2pm!

TODAY is the first playground playdate! Please join old friends and meet new ones 1:00pm-2:00pm  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 4, 1-2pm Saturday, August 12, 2-3pm Friday, August 18, 5-6pm Wednesday, August 23, 5-6pm …

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Jul
26

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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Jul
19

McKinley School Supply List for 2017-2018

It’s never too soon to start back to school shopping! You can find the 2017-2018 school supply list on the McKinley School website here or download the PDF version here.  

Jul
19

Join Mrs. Pearson for Book Swap Wednesdays!

Mrs. Pearson will be in the McKinley School Library every Wednesday through August 16 from 12pm – 2pm. Stop by and select some fun summer reads!

Jun
15

McKinley Summer Reading Night at Fairfield Public Library, July 13

Today, the Fairfield Public Library visited McKinley School to tell us about their great summer reading program called Build a Better World. Children received a bookmark with registration information. This program runs from June 21 – August 12 at the Main Library and Fairfield Woods Branch Library. We hope you can join us for the first McKinley summer reading night …

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Jun
15

FPS Summer Math Packets Now Available

Have fun with math this summer! It’s everywhere…from cooking to navigating to playing board and card games to budgeting and more! The Fairfield Public Schools Summer Mathematics Packet is now available at your school and on the Fairfield Public Schools website! Your child should have received a printed copy this week. Please see this letter for more …

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Jun
15

Volunteer to Water/Weed/Mow the McKinley Garden this Summer!

The summer is right around the corner! Please help us keep our school garden thriving by signing up for a shift or two ( or more!). We need volunteers to help water, weed and mow over the summer.  Thank you! Sign up HERE.

Jun
14

Latest Version of 2017-2018 Fairfield Public Schools Calendar

At last night’s meeting, Fairfield Public Schools’ Board of Education voted to approve an updated school calendar. No changes to vacations and start and end dates, but a number of early dismissal days were added. These days will be used for staff professional development. Please click HERE for the calendar. School starts August 31 and …

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Jun
13

Wednesday, June 14 is Flag Day Assembly

Tomorrow, Wednesday, June 14 is Flag Day! Our Flag Day assembly is at 9:15am. Please have your child dress in red, white and blue!

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