Category Archive: School News

Nov
06

Wear Red, White & Blue for Veterans Day Assembly on November 8

Red, white & blue! The Veterans Day Assembly will be held Thursday, November 8, 9:30am, and is our chance to thank our local Veterans and active service men and women for their service to our country. Wear red, white and blue to school that day to show your admiration for our Veterans!

Nov
06

Invite Your Loved One Who Served to McKinley’s Veterans Day Celebration

To all McKinley families! Are you a Veteran or current member of the Armed Forces? Do you have a family member that has served? We invite you or your loved one to join us for our Veterans Day Assembly on Thursday, November 8 at 9:30am. Feel free to come in uniform or civilian clothing. If you are interested, please let Mindy Morgan know …

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Nov
01

Upcoming Info for the Week of Nov 2-9

Here’s what’s happening the week of Nov 2-9! 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 Nov 1-30: Student Council Food Drive for CT Food Bank, info here Tuesday, Nov 6: Election Day Bake Sale …

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Oct
30

Student Council Food Drive to Benefit CT Food Bank Runs Through November

Did you know that 1 in 6 children in Connecticut struggles with hunger? Please consider having your child bring at least 1 non-perishable food item to school NOVEMBER 1-30 to support the Student Council’s November food drive to benefit the Connecticut Food Bank. Items can be placed in marked boxes in each of the hallways. Together, …

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Oct
30

Youth Spirit Wear Orders Due Friday, November 2!

Please submit your YOUTH spirit wear order forms no later than Friday, November 2 in order to have your items sent home before the holidays. The revised order form is HERE. The new style sweatshirt is available only in grey and the cotton/poly sweatshirt hoody in green is back. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD AND PRINT THE …

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Oct
30

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 Thursday, November 8, 9:30am. The PTA is looking for volunteers to provide refreshments for our visiting Veterans and guests that day. Baked goods and snacks are appreciated. We can …

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Oct
29

Calling All Bakers & Volunteers for this Year’s Election Day Bake Sale

It’s an election year, which means our annual Election Day Bake Sale is expected to have a good turnout! Stop by to pick up a delicious treat after you’ve voted (or in between running errands or voting at Warde). From 7:00am until 3:00pm or until we run out of treats! Proceeds benefit the McKinley School …

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Oct
23

Spirit Wear Orders Due Friday, November 2!

Please submit your spirit wear order forms no later than Friday, November 2 in order to have your items sent home before the holidays. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD AND PRINT THE ORDER FORM. Adult sizes available, too! Info on form. Questions? Contact Mindy Morgan at mindygmorgan(at)gmail(dot)com. Thank you!

Oct
23

Show your Spirit on Friday, October 26!

Wear your favorite sports team logos and colors or your McKinley spirit wear on Friday, October 26 to show your school spirit! 

Oct
16

Early Dismissal on Tuesday, October 23 for Professional Development

A gentle reminder that Tuesday, October 23 is early dismissal at 1:40pm for professional development.

Oct
16

EARLY DISMISSAL: Thursday, October 18

A gentle reminder that Conference Day is Thursday, October 18. Early dismissal at 1:40pm!

Oct
09

CANE 2018-19 Training Dates

C.A.N.E. (Connecticut Audubon Nature Explorers) Program for K-2 is offering 3 training dates for each program, see below. Please make every effort to attend one of each relevant training dates, as extra training classes may not be possible due to CAS teacher-naturalist schedule conflicts.

Oct
03

Today’s the Last Day to Join McKinley’s Annual Children’s Holiday Show!

Celebrate the Holiday Season by participating in the Annual Children’s Holiday Show! The Children’s Holiday Show is a McKinley School PTA-sponsored event. All McKinley students are invited to sing in the chorus and dance. Rehearsals will be held Monday evenings from 6:00- 8:00pm beginning Monday, October 8th: Children who would like to dance will rehearse form …

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Oct
03

Enter Box Tops for the Chance to Win a Painted Pumpkin!

For every Box Top your child submits, McKinley School earns $.10! That can add up to a lot of money for programming for our students and teachers. This month, art teacher Mrs. Gorruso is offering the chance to win a Painted Pumpkin in exchange for 10 Box Tops. Your child(ren) can enter multiple times, here …

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Oct
03

October Lunch Menu Available

Below is the link to the October lunch menu, menus subject to change. Menu links can always be found on the homepage of the McKinley PTA website, right hand side, under “Useful School Links.” October Lunch Menu

Sep
26

Picture Day is Friday, September 28!

Get those smiles ready! Picture Day is FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28! 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 EJ218058Q0.  – Everyone gets a FREE CLASS PICTURE even if they don’t order …

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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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