Category Archive: Volunteer News

Nov
05

Election Day Bake Sale: 7am-1pm!

It’s an election year, which means our annual Election Day Bake Sale is expected to have a good turnout! Stop by McKinley School tomorrow, Tuesday, November 6, to pick up a delicious treat after you’ve voted (or in between running errands or voting at Warde). From 7:00am until 1:00pm or until we run out of …

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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

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

Join the PTA by Oct 31 for the Chance to Win a Spirit Wear Basket

Are you new to PTA? A McKinley PTA Membership helps contribute towards and offsets the cost to school programs and activities, community service events and enrichment opportunities for all students throughout the year. By being a paid PTA member, you are eligible to volunteer in many rewarding PTA school events such as Trunk or Treat, Valentine’s …

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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

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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Oct
03

The School Store is Friday, October 5! Pre-payments due October 4!

The first School Store will be on Friday, October 5. 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. The School Store will be open approximately once a month in the main hallway during recess. 1st – 5th graders …

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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
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
20

Attend a Room Parent Orientation on September 24

If you’ve volunteered to be a Room Parent or Head Room Parent for the 2018-19 school year, THANK YOU! Please plan to attend one of two info sessions for room parents (even if you’ve served as a room parent in the past!) on Monday. September 24, at 3:00pm in the Cafeteria or 6:00pm in the …

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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
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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Sep
05

Join the McKinley School PTA by Sept 30 for the Chance to Win a $25 Stop & Shop Gift Card!

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
04

Volunteer to be a Room Parent!

Get involved in your child’s classroom experience by volunteering to be a Room Parent or Head Room Parent! Being a Head Room Parent or Room Parent does not require a lot of time and the benefits include being able to meet new people and share in all of the fun with your child! Each class …

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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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