Category Archive: School News

May
25

Info for Musicians and Singers for May 30 Spring Concert

Our Spring Concert, presented by the 5th grade Band and Chorus, the McKinley Singers and the 4th and 5th grade Orchestra, will take place on Tuesday, May 30 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm. Details for all performers re: evening reporting times, concert dress, etc. are HERE. We look forward to seeing you at the concert!

May
25

Read to Feed Assembly, Friday, May 26, 2:30pm

We are excited to have our big Read To Feed assembly on Friday to reveal the final count of the minutes and how much money we were able to raise. All sponsors are invited to join the assembly. It will be at 2:30pm in the gym. First Selectman Mike Tetreau, Superintendent Dr. Toni Jones, members …

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May
18

Upcoming Events for the Week of May 19 – May 26

Here’s a peek at what’s on McKinley School’s calendar for the week of May 19 – May 26 (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 Friday, …

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May
18

Join Us for the Ballet for Breakfast Performance, May 19, 4:15pm

Parents, relatives, teachers and friends of dancers from Ballet for Breakfast are invited to attend an End of the Year Demonstration Class. See what our young ballerinas have been working on this spring and join us to recognize their wonderful talents! DANCERS! Dancers should come to school with black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes …

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May
18

Details for Spring Concert for Musicians and Singers Involved

Our Spring Concert, presented by the 5th grade Band and Chorus, the McKinley Singers and the 4th and 5th grade Orchestra, will take place on Tuesday, May 30 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm. Details for all performers re: evening reporting times, concert dress, etc. are HERE. We look forward to seeing you at the concert!    

May
17

Reminder: School Store Open May 18!

The School Store will be on Thursday, May 18 in the main hallway during lunch. The School Store is a fundraiser for the 5th Grade class and helps fund graduation and the field trips they will take this school year. 1st – 5th graders can shop once they have finished their meal. Please have your child bring cash the day …

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May
15

Grab Some Grub at Garden Catering TOMORROW & Support the 5th Grade

Join us at Garden Catering in Fairfield to support the 5th Grade class! From 2:00pm to close at 9:00pm, grab a late lunch or dinner. 10% of ALL In-Store Sales and 20% of ALL Gift Card Sales will be donated to the 5th Grade class. Invite your friends, family, neighbors, co-workers…everyone is welcome! NO FLYER NEEDED! The …

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May
12

Upcoming Events & Deadlines for the Week of May 12 – May 21

Happy Art Show and 5th Grade Pasta Dinner Day! Here’s a peek at what’s on McKinley School’s calendar for the week of May 12 – May 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 …

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May
12

School Store is Open Thursday, May 18!

The School Store will be on Thursday, May 18 in the main hallway during lunch. The School Store is a fundraiser for the 5th Grade class and helps fund graduation and the field trips they will take this school year. 1st – 5th graders can shop once they have finished their meal. Please have your child bring cash the day …

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May
11

Grab Lunch or Dinner at Garden Catering on May 16 & Support the 5th Grade

Join us at Garden Catering in Fairfield to support the 5th Grade class! From 2:00pm to close at 9:00pm, grab a late lunch or dinner. 10% of ALL In-Store Sales and 20% of ALL Gift Card Sales will be donated to the 5th Grade class. Invite your friends, family, neighbors, co-workers…everyone is welcome! NO FLYER NEEDED! The …

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May
11

Student Council Car Wash & Bake Sale, May 20

The McKinley School Student Counci  is having a Car Wash and Bake Sale on Saturday, May 20th from 9:00am to 2:00pm. All proceeds will go to Relay for Life, which helps with cancer research. You can pre-register your car by sending in your money with THIS FLYER. Thank you! Where: In the bus loop in front of McKinley …

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May
11

Last Call for Read to Feed Donations!

While Read to Feed is coming to a spectacular close, we’re still accepting donations! To date, business sponsors have pledged about $3,000 and our McKinley community has contributed approximately $900! Thank you to all our very generous McKinley participants and sponsors! Please send in any contributions by May 15. Contact Michelle Gurner at mdgurner(at)yahoo(dot)com with questions. Thank …

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May
10

Help Hang Art for the Art Show!

From Suzanne Graceffa: To anyone who wants to help hang art- I started hanging art for the show today. Mrs. Gorrusso has a drawer for each class. You can grab a class and put it up as you have time. She wants everything hung in a class grouping and for the classes to go alphabetically …

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May
10

Tickets for McKinley Day at Harbor Yard Due Monday, May 15!

Join us for an afternoon of family fun at Harbor Yard! Our own McKinley Singers will be performing the National Anthem! (All singers must buy a ticket and this is not a drop off event.) Tickets are $11/person. You can even bring your favorite well-behaved, 4-legged furry friend as its “Bark in the Park” that …

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May
09

McKinley Kindness Committee Meets Wednesday, May 17, 7-8pm

Hi parents! Our next meeting of the McKinley Kindness Matters Committee is Wednesday, May 17 from 7pm to 8pm in the McKinley School Library. Children welcome! We would also love to hear their thoughts, too! If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Barahona at jennifer(dot)d(dot)barahona(at)gmail(dot)com or Anna Wood at annawood(dot)home(at)gmail(dot)com. We hope you can join us!

May
09

Family STEM Night is Tomorrow, May 10, 7pm

Have fun with science! Bring your family and meet Mrs. Bonenfant in the library on Wednesday, May 10, 7-8pm to unlock the mysteries science holds. Submit THIS FORM by May 10 to Mrs. Bonenfant to register!

May
08

Caps for Cure! May 12 – Support Relay for Life

Caps for Cure this THIS Friday, May 12! Wear a cap and help support Relay for Life’s efforts to find cures for cancer. $2 donation and wear your favorite hat. Submit THIS FORM and your $2 to Mrs. Bonenfant by Friday, May 12. Thank you!

May
05

Upcoming Events & Deadlines for the Week of May 5 – May 12

Here’s a peek at what’s on McKinley School’s calendar for the week of May 5 – May 12. 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 Wednesday, May 10: McKinley Girl Scouts, details …

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May
04

TONIGHT! Moe’s Fundraiser to Support McKinley’s Odyssey of the Mind Team

Take a break from cooking and have dinner TONIGHT at Moe’s in Fairfield from 5-9:00pm. Celebrate Cinco de Mayo a day early and support McKinley’s Odyssey of the Mind team as they prepare for the world championship later this spring. 15% of your sale will support the team and you must BRING THE FLYER below. …

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May
02

Join Us for McKinley Day at Harbor Yard on Sunday, May 21

Join us for an afternoon of family fun at Harbor Yard! Our own McKinley Singers will be performing the National Anthem! (All singers must buy a ticket and this is not a drop off event.) Tickets are $11/person. You can even bring your favorite well-behaved, 4-legged furry friend as its “Bark in the Park” that …

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