Category Archive: Volunteer News

Sep
19

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

It’s that time of year! Leaves are falling, 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 21, 2pm-4pm (rain date is Sunday, October 22), in the McKinley School parking lot. We’re looking for Trunkers! No scare or gore, …

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Sep
18

We’re Starting to Collect Yearbook Photos!

The school year is off to a great start and we have tons of activities planned in the coming months. Michelle Gurner has created a Dropbox folder for this year’s yearbook. Please feel free to add your photos to the Dropbox to help us build the yearbook. This will help us get a wide variety …

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Sep
18

Contribute to the McKinley Family Cookbook by October 20

In an effort to celebrate our amazingly diverse McKinley family, we would like to invite all teachers, staff and families to contribute recipes to the McKinley Family Cookbook! Please include name, country of origin, recipe and a short blurb/story about the dish. Submissions are due online or via hardcopy by printing the flyer below by …

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Sep
15

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

It’s that time of year! Leaves are falling, 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 21, 2pm-4pm (rain date is Sunday, October 22), in the McKinley School parking lot. We’re looking for Trunkers! No scare or gore, …

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Sep
08

Upcoming Events for the Week of September 8 – September 15

Here’s what’s happening during the week of September 8 -September 15! 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, September 8, 6;30-8:30pm: Fall Ice Cream Social & Book Fair, …

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Sep
08

McKinley School’s Color Walk-a-thon Registration DUE SEPTEMBER 11

Monday, September 11 is the last day of sign ups for McKinley’s Color Walk-a-thon and currently we do not have enough people signed up to make it a worthwhile event. We will likely cancel unless we get a large group of kids signing up tomorrow and Monday. It is a super fun and very family-friendly …

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Sep
01

Upcoming Events for the Weeks of September 1 – September 15

We hope your child(ren) had a great first week at McKinley School for the 2017-18 school year! Here’s what’s happening during the weeks of September 1 -September 15 (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 …

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Aug
30

Volunteers Needed for Fall Book Fair on September 8

Calling all volunteers!!! The Fall Book Fair will be held on Friday, September 8 from 6:30-8:30pm in the McKinley School gym. We need your help! We are looking for volunteers to help setup the books right after school, to assist during the fair and to cleanup after the fair. This is a great way to get …

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Aug
30

Volunteers Needed for Ice Cream Social on September 8

Attention volunteers! The Ice Cream Social will be held on Friday, September 8, 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
25

Upcoming Events for the Weeks of August 25 – September 8

Welcome to the 2017-18 school year at McKinley School! Here’s a peek at what’s happening at McKinley School during the weeks of August 25 -September 8 (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 …

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Aug
18

Volunteers Needed for Fall Book Fair on September 8

Calling all volunteers!!! The Fall Book Fair will be held on Friday, September 8 from 6:30-8:30pm in the McKinley School gym. We need your help! We are looking for volunteers to help setup the books right after school, to assist during the fair and to cleanup after the fair. This is a great way to get …

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Aug
18

Volunteers Needed for Ice Cream Social on September 8

Attention volunteers! The Ice Cream Social will be held on Friday, September 8, 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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Jul
26

Stay Connected with McKinley School

As parents, we understand how difficult it can be to stay on top of all the school-related information that is sent out. Below are some of the ways that you can stay connected to make sure you are getting the latest information for your child(ren)! In addition to the suggestions below, you are always welcome to …

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Jun
15

Volunteer to Water/Weed/Mow the McKinley Garden this Summer!

The summer is right around the corner! Please help us keep our school garden thriving by signing up for a shift or two ( or more!). We need volunteers to help water, weed and mow over the summer.  Thank you! Sign up HERE.

Jun
01

Upcoming Events & Deadlines for the Week of June 2 – June 9

Happy June! Here’s a peek at what’s on McKinley School’s calendar for the week of June 2 – June 9 (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 …

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Jun
01

Look What’s Sprouting in the McKinley School Garden!

All kinds of goodies have been planted and are growing! This year, we tried planting the 3 Sisters, which is a Native American way of planting beans, corn and squash together. Lima beans, snap peas, onions, raddish, spinach, green beans, parsley, thyme, cilantro, basil, tomatoes, strawberries, cucumbers, pumpkins and sunflowers are all starting to sprout! Many thanks …

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May
25

Upcoming Events for the Week of May 26 – June 2

Here’s a peek at what’s on McKinley School’s calendar for the week of May 26 – June 2. 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, May 26: Read to Feed …

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May
25

McKinley School Garden First Planting; Volunteers Needed

Earlier this week, we planted the first few veggies in the McKinley School garden! How exciting to see the strawberries we planted last year have started to come back this year! We have parsley, cilantro, and cucumbers growing, too. We need some helping hands! If anyone is willing and able this week or over the weekend to …

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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

Meet the 2017-2018 McKinley School PTA Executive Board

Congratulations to the 2017-2018 Executive Board! Looks like it’s going to be a wonderful year! Thank you to all Officers for volunteering to serve and for making McKinley School the best it can be! Note: Some Board members are missing in this photo.  

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