Category Archive: School News

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!

Aug
15

Summer Book Swap Friday is FRIDAY, AUGUST 17

THE FINAL SUMMER BOOK SWAP FRIDAY IS FRIDAY, AUGUST 17! Join us in the McKinley School Library from 1:00pm-3:00pm. Come get new books, visit with McKinley teachers and meet up with other McKinley readers. Here’s the Summer Book Swap Fridays schedule: August 17: 1:00pm-3:00pm McKinley School is fortunate to have been provided with a generous …

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Aug
08

Summer Book Swap Friday is FRIDAY, AUGUST 10

SUMMER BOOK SWAP FRIDAY IS FRIDAY, AUGUST 10! Join us in the McKinley School Library from 1:00pm-3:00pm. Come get new books, visit with McKinley teachers and meet up with other McKinley readers. Here’s the Summer Book Swap Fridays schedule: August 10 & 17: 1:00pm-3:00pm McKinley School is fortunate to have been provided with a generous …

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Aug
05

Summer Book Swap Days in August

SUMMER BOOK SWAP FRIDAY IN AUGUST Join us in the McKinley School Library from 1:00pm-3:00pm. Come get new books, visit with McKinley teachers and meet up with other McKinley readers. Here’s the Summer Book Swap Fridays schedule: August 10 & 17: 1:00pm-3:00pm McKinley School is fortunate to have been provided with a generous grant to …

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Aug
05

McKinley Playground Playdates in August!

Attention new and returning McKinley families! Please join old friends and meet new ones at the August playground playdates held at McKinley School. By request, the dates and times have been scattered to try to accommodate different schedules. We urge everyone to attend to become connected as we head into the new school year! Playground playdates: …

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Aug
05

New Principal Appointed at McKinley School

Fairfield Public Schools is pleased to announce that Mrs. Teresa Gingrave has been appointed to the position of Principal at McKinley Elementary School. Mrs. Gingrave will begin her assignment in mid-August. Mrs. Gingrave is currently serving as an outstanding elementary principal in East Providence, Rhode Island, and has recently relocated to Connecticut. She serves on …

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Jul
25

Summer Book Swap Friday is FRIDAY, JULY 27

SUMMER BOOK SWAP FRIDAY IS FRIDAY, JULY 27! Join us in the McKinley School Library from 1:00pm-3:00pm. Come get new books, visit with McKinley teachers and meet up with other McKinley readers. Here’s the Summer Book Swap Fridays schedule: July 27: 1:00pm-3:00pm August 3, 10 & 17: 1:00pm-3:00pm McKinley School is fortunate to have been …

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Jul
18

Summer Book Swap Friday is FRIDAY, JULY 20

SUMMER BOOK SWAP FRIDAY IS FRIDAY, JULY 20! Join us in the McKinley School Library from 1:00pm-3:00pm. Come get new books, visit with McKinley teachers and meet up with other McKinley readers. Here’s the Summer Book Swap Fridays schedule: July 20 & 27: 1:00pm-3:00pm August 3, 10 & 17: 1:00pm-3:00pm McKinley School is fortunate to …

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