Category Archive: School News

Nov
09

Upcoming PTA Info for the Week of November 10-17

Here’s what’s happening during the week of November 10-17! 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 …

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Nov
09

School Picture Retake/Absentee Day is November 17

School picture retake day is Friday, November 17! Here are the criteria for those wanting retakes: Any student not satisfied with original portrait – return your complete package minus the class picture to the photographer on retake day. Any student who was absent on the original day whether you are purchasing a package or not. …

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Nov
02

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 Monday, November 13, 9:15am. The PTA is looking for volunteers to provide refreshments for our visiting Veterans and guests that day. Baked goods and breakfast items are appreciated. Please …

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Oct
26

Upcoming PTA Info for the Week of October 27 – November 4

Here’s what’s happening during the week of October 27 – November 4! 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 …

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Oct
12

Early Dismissal Days in October: 17, 19, 25 & 26

Start making plans for FOUR early dismissal days in October! 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)  

Oct
04

Sign Up to Host a Country Table at McKinley World’s Fair

Come show your pride for your country! We are looking for people to represent their countries at the 2017 McKinley World’s Fair on Saturday, November 4, 10:30am-2:30pm!! Multiple families can share a table from the same country. This year’s theme is Famous Landmarks. Table set up is Friday night, November 3. Sign up online HERE …

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Oct
04

School Picture Retake/Absentee Day is November 17

School picture retake day is Friday, November 17! Here are the criteria for those wanting retakes: Any student not satisfied with original portrait – return your complete package minus the class picture to the photographer on retake day. Any student who was absent on the original day whether you are purchasing a package or not. …

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Sep
28

Upcoming Events for the Week of September 29 – October 6

Here’s what’s happening during the week of September 29 – October 6! 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, September 29: Picture Day! Order details here. Friday, October …

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Sep
28

October Menus Now Available

Below are links to the October 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.”September Breakfast Menu October Breakfast Menu October Lunch Menu

Sep
28

Picture Day is Friday, September 29!

Picture Day is FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29! 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 EJ217120Q0.  – Everyone gets a FREE CLASS PICTURE even if they don’t order a package – If …

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Sep
21

Upcoming Events for the Week of September 22 – September 29

Here’s what’s happening during the week of September 22 – September 29! 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, September 22: McKinley Spirit Day! Sunday, September 24, 9am: McKinley …

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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.  

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