Category Archive: Social News

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

Looking for Trunkers for McKinley School’s Annual Trunk or Treat

It’s almost that time of year! Leaves are starting to fall, the smell of woodsmoke is in the air…and all our kids can talk about is Halloween! McKinley School’s Annual Trunk or Treat is Saturday, October 20, 1pm-3pm (rain date is Sunday, October 27), in the McKinley School parking lot. We’re looking for Trunkers! No …

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Sep
26

It’s not too Late to Join the McKinley School PTA!

Think the PTA is a bunch of moms sitting around having coffee? Think again! The McKinley School PTA is a vibrant, dynamic group of involved PARENT volunteers dedicated to enhancing student education, advocating for children and serving the McKinley community. Here’s what your PTA dues support: Enrichment programs, such as author visits, art, science, etc. Offset the …

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Sep
26

Kindness Matters Meeting is Thursday, September 27

The world needs a little more kindness, and you can make it happen here at McKinley School! Join the Kindness Matters Committee! Our first committee meeting will take place on Thursday, 9/27, in the McKinley Library from 7-8 pm. *  Children and their ideas are welcome! * No commitment or pressure! Come to meetings when you can! Opportunities to: plan …

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Sep
21

Looking for Trunkers for McKinley School’s Annual Trunk or Treat

It’s almost that time of year! Leaves are starting to fall, the smell of woodsmoke is in the air…and all our kids can talk about is Halloween! McKinley School’s Annual Trunk or Treat is Saturday, October 20, 1pm-3pm (rain date is Sunday, October 27), in the McKinley School parking lot. We’re looking for Trunkers! No …

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Sep
21

Participate in 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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Sep
19

Kindness Matters at McKinley: 1st Meeting is September 27

Interested in joining the Kindness Matters Committee? No commitment or pressure! Come to meetings when you can! Opportunities to: plan school kindness events & activities coordinate community events in collaboration with other schools and groups reach out to other families and more! Come join us: Our first committee meeting will take place on Thursday, 9/27, …

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Aug
30

Save the Date for McKinley’s Saugatuck Sweets Weekend Fundraiser

Support McKinley School with a weekend of sweet treats at Saugatuck Sweets Fairfield! Join us from Friday, September 21 at 3:30pm to Sunday, September 23 at 9:00pm for ice cream, candy and much more! Coupons will be sent home shortly. Saugatuck Sweets asked that families bring the coupon with them to make it easier to keep …

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Aug
27

Volunteers Needed for Ice Cream Social on September 7

Attention volunteers! The Ice Cream Social will be held on Friday, September 7, 6:30-8:30 pm in the McKinley School cafeteria. We are looking for volunteers to be cashiers at the front table, to scoop ice cream, to distribute toppings and water and to clean up after the social. Please click HERE to sign up for …

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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

Join us for the McKinley PTA “Tears & Cheers” Parent Breakfast

Join us for the McKinley PTA “Tears & Cheers” Breakfast for parents in the cafeteria on the first day of school. It’s a chance to meet each other and learn about some of the PTA’s programs (and sign up to volunteer!). All parents will need to sign in at the main office, receive a visitor …

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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
20

Looking for Volunteers for the Fall Book Fair

The PTA Fall Book Fair and Ice Cream Social will be held on Friday, September 7, 6:30-8:30pm in the McKinley School gym and cafeteria. This back-to-school event is a great way to encourage reading, bring McKinley families together and raise funds for the Reading Incentive Program. Kindergarteners get one sundae for free! Volunteer to help …

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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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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
30

Mix & Mingle at McKinley End of Year Picnic on June 1

Join us for the annual McKinley End of Year Picnic on Friday, June 1, 6-8pm! Rain or shine (if it rains, we will move into the gym). Bring dinner/snacks and enjoy mingling with friends old and new!

May
25

Upcoming Info for the Week of May 25 – June 2

Here’s what’s happening the week of May 25 – June 2! Happy Memorial Day, schools are closed Monday. May 28! 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 Wednesday, May 30: Kindness Matters meeting, info here Friday, …

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May
24

End of Year Picnic is June 1

Join us for the annual McKinley End of Year Picnic on Friday, June 1, 6-8pm! Rain or shine (if it rains, we will move into the gym). Bring dinner/snacks and enjoy mingling with friends old and new!

May
24

Kindness Matters Meeting Is May 30

The final McKinley Kindness Matters Committee meeting of the school year is Wednesday, May 30 from 7pm to 8pm in the McKinley School Library. Children welcome! We would 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 annamckinleypta(at)gmail(dot)com. We hope you can join …

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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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