Category Archive: School News

Jun
18

Summer Book Swap Days

McKinley School is fortunate to have been provided with a generous grant to purchase brand new books for our students to borrow over the summer. Your child has chosen a selection of books to read independently or with an adult. Please take advantage of our Summer Book Swap Days on Fridays in the McKinley School …

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Jun
13

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 HERE! Your child will receive a printed copy of the packet next week. DO MATH EVERY …

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Jun
13

Changes to Lunch Menu for June 20 & 21

June 20 and June 21 are early dismissal days, at 1:40pm, with June 21 being the last day of school. Lunch will be served both days (June menu here). Lunch on June 20 will be FRENCH TOAST STICKS and lunch on June 21 will be GRILLED CHEESE.

Jun
13

Flag Day Assembly is Thursday, June 14

Tomorrow, Thursday, June 14 is Flag Day! Our Flag Day assembly is at 9:30am. Please have your child dress in red, white and blue!

Jun
04

FIELD DAY IS JUNE 11!

Field Day, which was supposed to be tomorrow, June 5, has been postponed to MONDAY, JUNE 11, due to field conditions, temperatures, and rain in the forecast.  Get ready for fun and games during McKinley School’s annual Field Day! Our McKinley Field Day will be held on Monday, June 11. Grades K-2 will participate from 9:30AM – 11:45AM.  Grades …

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May
31

Upcoming Info for the Week of June 1 – June 8

Here’s what’s happening the week of June 1 – 8! 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, June 1: End of Year Picnic, info here Saturday, June 2: Student Council Car Wash & …

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May
31

June Menus Available

Below are links to the June 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.” June Breakfast Menu June Lunch Menu

May
31

Field Day is June 5!

Get ready for fun and games during McKinley School’s annual Field Day! Our McKinley Field Day will be held on Tuesday June 5th (with a rain date of Monday June 11th).  Grades K-2 will participate from 9:30AM – 11:45AM.  Grades 3-5 will participate from 12:30PM – 2:45PM.  All activities will take place outside on our field next to the school.  …

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May
29

Relay for Life Luminaria Orders Due June 7

Luminarias honor the memory of the loved ones we’ve lost, those currently in treatment, and those who’ve overcome cancer. Donating a Luminaria supports the American Cancer Society’s patient programs and lifesaving research. Each luminaria costs $10. Please COMPLETE THIS FORM and SUBMIT to Mrs. Bonenfant by June 7. The Luminaria will be lit at this year’s Relay …

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May
29

June 2: Student Council Car Wash & Bake Sale

The McKinley School Student Council’s Car Wash and Bake Sale is  Saturday, June 2 from 9:00am to 2:00pm. If you’d like to start the spring/summer season with a clean car, and at the same time contribute to Relay for Life, which helps with cancer research, then please join us in the bus loop in front of McKinley School. …

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May
25

Student Council Car Wash & Bake Sale Takes Place June 2

The McKinley School Student Council’s Car Wash and Bake Sale has been postponed from Saturday, May 19 to  Saturday, June 2 from 9:00am to 2:00pm. All proceeds will go to Relay for Life, which helps with cancer research.

May
24

Dedicate a Luminaria and Honor Every Life Affected by Cancer

Luminarias honor the memory of the loved ones we’ve lost, those currently in treatment, and those who’ve overcome cancer. Donating a Luminaria supports the American Cancer Society’s patient programs and lifesaving research. Each luminaria costs $10. Please COMPLETE THIS FORM and SUBMIT to Mrs. Bonenfant by June 7. The Luminaria will be lit at this year’s Relay …

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May
17

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, …

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May
17

Student Council Car Wash & Bake Sale POSTPONED to JUNE 2

The McKinley School Student Council’s Car Wash and Bake Sale has been postponed from Saturday, May 19 to  Saturday, June 2 from 9:00am to 2:00pm. All proceeds will go to Relay for Life, which helps with cancer research.

May
15

Spots Selling Out for 5th Grade Pasta Dinner, Reserve Yours Now!

Feast your eyes and feed your tummy at McKinley’s Annual Student Art Show and Pasta Dinner! Funds raised support the 5th grade class graduation and field trips they will take this school year. 2 seatings available: 5-6pm and 7-8pm. UPDATE: Second seating from 6-7pm is full. Adults $5 and Kids $3 (3 years and under eat free). …

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May
15

Wear Your Favorite Cap on May 18

Caps for Cure is Friday, May 18! Wear a cap and help support Relay for Life’s efforts to find cures for cancer. For a $2 donation, you can wear your favorite hat to school. Submit THIS FORM and your $2 to Mrs. Bonenfant by Friday, May 18. Thank you!

May
15

Local Author Ryan SanAngelo to Visit McKinley & Selling Books on May 18

Ryan SanAngelo is a children’s author and music performer. He’s also a Fairfield resident and the father of a McKinley School student. He’s coming to our school on Friday, May 18! During the day, he will be performing cabaret-style during lunch shifts for all K-5 students. That nigh,t he’ll be at the 5th Grade Pasta Dinner …

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May
15

Join Us for McKinley’s Spring Student Art Show on May 18

Join us for McKinley’s annual spring art show on Friday, May 18, 5-8pm! There will be a special unveiling of an incredible masterpiece, raffle prizes, scavenger hunts, food, music and fun! We hope to see you!

May
15

Pre-Register Your Car for the Student Council Car Wash on May 19

The McKinley Student Council will be holding a Car Wash on Saturday, May 19, from 9am to 2pm. The money that we are collecting will go toward the collection that we are going to raise when we do the “Relay for Life Walk” (fundraiser for cancer research) on June 11.  We will also be selling …

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May
15

NEEDED: Volunteers, Supplies & Baked Goods for the Student Council Car Wash on May 19

The McKinley Student Council will be holding a Car Wash on Saturday, May 19, from 9am to 2pm. The money that we are collecting will go toward the collection that we are going to raise when we do the “Relay for Life Walk” (fundraiser for cancer research) on June 11.  We will also be selling …

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