Category Archive: School News

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!

Jun
08

Upcoming Events & Deadlines for the Week of June 9 – June 20

Happy June! Here’s a peek at what’s on McKinley School’s calendar for the weeks of June 9 – June 20. 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, June 9: Last …

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Jun
08

5th Grade Beach Day is Monday, June 12

The weather looks good for the beach! 5th grade beach day is Monday, June 12, so slather on your sunscreen before heading to school and be prepared for a fun day!

Jun
01

Upcoming Events & Deadlines for the Week of June 2 – June 9

Happy June! Here’s a peek at what’s on McKinley School’s calendar for the week of June 2 – June 9 (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 …

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Jun
01

Final School Store Next Week

Our final School Store of the year will be on either Wednesday, June 7 or Thursday, June 8, depending on the weather for Field Day. Stay tuned for details!

Jun
01

Look What’s Sprouting in the McKinley School Garden!

All kinds of goodies have been planted and are growing! This year, we tried planting the 3 Sisters, which is a Native American way of planting beans, corn and squash together. Lima beans, snap peas, onions, raddish, spinach, green beans, parsley, thyme, cilantro, basil, tomatoes, strawberries, cucumbers, pumpkins and sunflowers are all starting to sprout! Many thanks …

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May
31

June Breakfast and Lunch Menus Available

Wondering what’s on the menu for breakfast and lunch this month? Below are the links to the menus! Bon appetit! Breakfast menu: click here Lunch menu: click here Please note that you can always find links to the latest menus on the homepage of the McKinley School’s website on the right side of the page, under “Useful …

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May
31

It’s Crazy Hair Day on June 2!

Support the 5th Grade and participate in CRAZY HAIR DAY on Friday, June 2! Send in $1 by Friday, June 2, attn: 5th Grade Fundraisers, and GO CRAZY!

May
31

Join Us for McKinley School’s Year End Party on June 2!

Sponsored by the McKinley School PTA, the End of Year Party is a much anticipated annual event! Bring a picnic dinner and join your McKinley friends on the lawn at the school for some fun and a performance from the Double Up Dancers. Ice cream will be available for purchase so please bring cash. Rain …

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May
25

Upcoming Events for the Week of May 26 – June 2

Here’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 …

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May
25

Wear Red, White & Blue for May 26 Assembly

In honor of Memorial Day, please wear red, white and blue to school on Friday, May 26!    

May
25

Join Us for McKinley School’s End of Year Party on June 2!

Sponsored by the McKinley School PTA, the End of Year Party is a much anticipated annual event! Bring a picnic dinner and join your McKinley friends on the lawn at the school for some fun and a performance from the Double Up Dancers. Ice cream will be available for purchase. Rain or shine! Held indoors …

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May
25

McKinley School Garden First Planting; Volunteers Needed

Earlier this week, we planted the first few veggies in the McKinley School garden! How exciting to see the strawberries we planted last year have started to come back this year! We have parsley, cilantro, and cucumbers growing, too. We need some helping hands! If anyone is willing and able this week or over the weekend to …

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May
25

Way to Go, McKinley Odyssey of the Mind Team!

Congratulations to our very own McKinley Odyssey of the Mind Team as they compete in the World Finals this weekend!!!!! We are so proud of you!! Go get ’em, Tootsie Roll Pops!!!

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